Read our guidelines to send parcel to Belgium
Are you a company or an individual
and you send parcels or documents to Belgium?
You are a Swiss SMB (PME) or an individual and you would like to regularly or occasionally send merchandise or documents tous Belgium, with a reliable, fast and advantageously priced service?Thanks to Expedismart.ch, the first parcel price comparison service in Switzerland, you can make an online reservation with a courier service like DHL, FedEx, UPS, TNT. Create a free account in minutes and reserve your shipment. You will pay up to 70% less then public pricing, thanks to the agreements we negotiated with our partner couriers, FedEx, UPS, TNT et Aramex.
How to send parcel to Belgium? If you ship goods from Switzerland to Belgium you must provide your courier with certain documents that will allow customs to identify the goods you are sending.
How to send a package to Belgium?
The essential documents
During an international shipment, International parcel carriers handle all requests at the relevant Customs. As a sender, you just need to provide the selected carrier, Dhl, FedEx, Ups Tnt, Aramex, the waybill you get at the end of your booking on the Expedismart.ch website, as well as a Pro forma invoice.
The Pro-forma invoice or commercial invoice is a document provided by the carrier giving a certain number of mandatory information to declare a commodity as soon as it is imported into the country of destination.
Essential information to put in your commercial invoice or Pro-forma for a shipment:
- Sender (address in Switzerland)
- Recipient (address in Belgium)
- Company: enter their EORI number (customs identification number in EU equivalent of our VAT number)
- Overall description of the goods
- Number of packages, number of pieces
- Unit value of the goods, and total value
- Currency (EUR, CHF, USD, GBP, etc.)
- Date, signature
- Important! Like all customs invoices, it must be written in English or in the language of the country of destination.
- Full address
- Proforma document
- Customs declaration
- No banned goods
Be aware: When shipping alcohol, in the goods description, must be indicated, the color of the alcohol (white or brown) and the alcohol %.
Only companies holding an import license for wines and spirits are allowed to import wine or alcohol.
Do not worry on Expedismart.ch, a pre-filled template will be offered at the end of your reservation! We take care of everything !