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How do I send a parcel to Taiwan? The necessary documents
To send a parcel from Switzerland to Taiwan, you must attach the pro forma invoice (automatically generated by Expedismart.ch). The pro forma invoice to send a parcel will indicate to the Taiwanese customs the contents of your parcel. At the customs there may be waiting times because they will have checks on your goods. If you are sending valuable goods, we advise you to take out parcel insurance. If you sell the goods you are sending to Taiwan, provide a commercial invoice. You can make this out yourself or automatically when you book your shipment via Expedismart.ch.
What you need to put on your pro forma or commercial invoice for a shipment to Taiwan :
It is important to write the pro forma invoice either in English or in the language of the country of destination.
How do I send a parcel to Taiwan? Customs fees
The country is very open, with very low customs duties. However, many Chinese products, especially food products, are banned. These constraints diminish with the accession of mainland China and Taiwan to the WTO. Problems are recurrent, especially in the service and retail sectors, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, agriculture and medical devices. In 2019, the average tariff rate was 4.16% for industrial goods and 15.12% for agricultural products.
How to send a parcel to Taiwan? Prohibited goods
Before preparing a shipment, make sure that you do not send any prohibited goods in packages from Switzerland to Taiwan. This list varies depending on the carrier (FedEx, UPS, TNT, DHL or Aramex) and the country.
What is prohibited to import and export to Taiwan?
- Flammable and explosive product
- Toxic substances
- Civilian and service weapons
- Metals and precious stones
- Pornographic material
* This list may change significantly, so don't forget to ask.
How do I send a parcel to Taiwan? Delicate goods
It is important to pack the goods properly to protect your goods. For this reason, if you are sending fragile or sensitive items, use sufficient cushioning material such as newspapers, bubble wrap or foam sheets.
How do I send a parcel to Taiwan? Delivery times
Choose the carrier (DHL, FedEx, UPS, Aramex or TNT) in just a few clicks and take advantage of a fast and simple door-to-door shipping service to Taiwan. The most popular shipping destinations in Taiwan for our customers are : Taipei, Kaohsiung and Taichung. Please be aware that customs clearance can take some time and is beyond the control of the carrier. We will contact you if customs clearance takes much longer than expected.
How do I send a parcel to Taiwan? On public holidays
When sending an express parcel to this country, make sure that the delivery does not take place during days when customs are closed. Here is a list of public holidays in Taiwan :
- 1st January: New Year's Day
- 6 January: Epiphany
- Easter: Good Friday and Easter Monday are both holidays.
- 1 May: Labour Day
- Ascension Thursday: Variable date
- Whit Monday: Variable date
- Corpus Christi: Variable date
- 15 August: The Assumption
- 26 October: National holiday
- 1st November: All Saints' Day
- 8 December: The immaculate design
- 25 December: Christmas
- 26 December: Saint-Etienne's Day
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How do I send a parcel to Taiwan? Track my shipment
If you want to track your shipment, use the tracking of your shipment to Taiwan on Expedismart.ch.
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