On Expedismart.ch, the first shipment comparator in Switzerland, you can book online at a low price and with fast service with professional carriers such as DHL, FedEx, UPS or TNT. Do you regularly or occasionally send goods or documents to Brazil, as a Swiss SME or a private person? Open a free account within one minute and book your shipment. Benefit from discounts of up to -70% on the public price thanks to the agreements we have negotiated with our partner forwarders FedEx, UPS, TNT and Aramex.
How do I send a package to Brazil? The required documents
To send a package from Switzerland to Brazil, please attach the proforma invoice (automatically generated by Expedismart.ch). The proforma invoice shows the Brazilian customs the contents of your package. You have to expect on-the-spot inspections of your goods by customs and therefore waiting times. If your goods have valuable content, you can take a parcel insurance. If you sell the goods you are sending from Switzerland to Brazil, you will need to present a commercial invoice, which you can create yourself or which will be filled in automatically when you book your shipment through Expedismart.ch. Compare and send a package from Switzerland to Brazil at the best price on our website in just a few clicks. Choose the carrier (DHL, FedEx, UPS, Aramex, or TNT) that will pick up your document or package at your home and provide you with fast and secure shipping to Brazil.
Important information for the pro forma or commercial invoice for a shipment to Brazil
Write the pro forma invoice either in English or in the language of the destination country.
How do I send a package to Brazil? Customs duties
For a parcel shipment to Poland, you must enclose the pro forma invoice, regardless of whether the shipment is an import or export shipment. The pro forma invoice is automatically generated by Expedismart.ch and shows the Brazilian customs the contents of your package. Customs duties and import taxes in Brazil are 10.73%. No customs duty is levied on imports whose CIF value (cost, insurance, freight) is less than approximately 45 CHF. In the CIF, the shipping and insurance costs required to deliver the product in the country of destination are added to the product price.
How do I send a package to Brazil? Be careful with Brazilian customs
The Brazilian authorities have the right to search the packages to see what they contain. They can either accept the goods, but it is also possible that they will reject the goods. It is also important to know that Brazil imposes very high customs duties on goods. For this reason, we recommend that you call the Brazilian customs to find out the exact prices and certain conditions.
How to send a package to Brazil? Prohibited goods
Remember to make sure that you do not send prohibited goods in parcels to Brazil. This list varies depending on the carrier (FedEx, UPS, TNT, DHL or Aramex) and country.
What is prohibited to import and export to Brazil?
- Flammable and explosive product
- Toxic substances
- Civil and service weapons
- Perishable goods
- Pornographic material
- Psychotropic substances
- Human organs
- Human blood
* This list is subject to change and may be modified by the country of destination or carrier.
How to send a package to Brazil? Sensitive goods
If you are shipping fragile or sensitive goods from Switzerland to Brazil, it is important to pack the goods correctly. Therefore use sufficient padding material such as newspapers, bubble wrap or foam sheets.
How do I send a package to Brazil? Delivery times for sending parcels to Brazil
On Expedismart.ch you benefit from a fast and easy door-to-door shipping service to Brazil. However, depending on the shipment, customs clearance may take longer. In addition, delivery to certain Brazilian cities takes longer due to the large area of the country. The destinations of the shipment are best known to our customers: São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador, and Brasilia.
How to send a package to Brazil? Holidays in Brazil
Brazil has a number of public holidays. When you send an express package to this country, make sure that the delivery does not take place during one of these holidays. Here you can find a list of the public holidays in Brazil:
- January 1st: New Year
- Carnival: This holiday is not institutionalized. Many Brazilians take a long weekend on this festival.
- Easter: Good Friday and Easter Monday are both holidays.
- 21st of April: Tiradentes
- May 1st: Labor Day
- September 7th: Independence Day
- October 12th: Our Lady of Aparecida, patron saint of Brazil
- November 2nd: Day of the Dead
- November 15th: Proclamation of the Republic
- 25 of December: Christmas
- December 31st: New Year's Eve
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How do I send a package to Brazil? Track my shipment
If you have already sent a package from Switzerland to Brazil, use the tracking and tracing service on Expedismart.ch to track your shipment to Brazil.
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