Do You Want To Ship To Australia From The US?
In this guide, you will find all the information needed for the shipping package from the USA to Australia.
If you are interested in specific sections only (VAT, delivery time, etc.), use our navigation below.
Country abbreviation: AU
Currency: Australian Dollar/AUD
Shipping Price And Time From The USA To Australia
Prices for the shipping from the US to Australia are very affordable. For smaller packages, the price starts on dozens of dollars. The estimated postage and delivery time can be calculated using our postage calculator.
The price of the shipping depends mainly on the dimensions of the package, its weight, and delivery method you choose. To lower the price to a minimum, choose slower delivery methods.
We send the packages to Australia using carriers such as USPS, DHL, FedEx, Aramex or Planet Mail. The delivery usually takes 6 days with express methods and 10 to 30 days with cheaper, economy methods.
Duty & TAX
A standard TAX rate (GST) is 10% in Australia. This means that you have to pay 10% of the value of the package. This value includes the value of the product, postage costs, and insurance.
As in other countries in Australia, there is an obligation to pay Duty & TAX. But if your package value is below the so-called de minimis threshold (1000 AUD*), you don’t have to pay import duties. If the exporting business meets certain criteria, goods and services tax (GST) is payable on imported goods regardless of value.
*Excl. alcohol and tobacco.
The standard GST is 10% in Australia.
Important information is that the customs declaration is the responsibility of each customer. If you do not know how to do this, read our guide How to fill out the customs declaration.
Prohibitions & Restrictions On Goods Imported To Australia
There are also some restrictions on some goods. Each carrier has its own list of prohibited items. So what you cant ship from the USA to Australia? You can read the terms of each carrier under the following links:
The most important information for you is that we can not ship the following items from the USA to Australia:
|Animals and plants that fall under|
the Convention on International Trade
in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna
|Maps depicting incorrect Indian boundaries||Rice|
|Baby gender testing kits||Natural abrasives (emery, natural)||Used electronics require a No Objection Certificate|
|Guns, ammunition, toy guns, and replica guns||Night vision goggles||Wild animal meat|
|Items made in Iran||Passports|
|Jewelry that has precious metals or stones||Pig fat, fat of bovine animals, sheep or goat|
If you are not sure, if you are not sure whether some restrictions apply to your goods, please visit the Department of Home Affairs, review the above terms of each carrier or contact us at [email protected]
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Useful Information For Purchase And Package Forwarding From The USA To Australia
We deliver to all parts of Australia – from Perth to Brisbane, from Darwin to Melbourne and Sydney, of course. You can manage everything from the comfort of your home.
Take Advantage Of Some Of Our Other Services
Calculate the Postage Price in Advance
You can easily calculate the postage price in advance. Take advantage of our postage calculator. Just fill in some details and you will get an estimate of the price and delivery time.
Save Up To 80% With Consolidation
If you order more pieces of goods from different stores and you want to save on postage, we recommend using the consolidation service. You can save up to 80%.
Our fulfillment center services are used by those who want to save on storage costs. We offer the opportunity to rent storage space in the California warehouse. In addition, we will handle logistics for you, your only concern being the marketing of your business and the administration. For individual calculation, please contact us at [email protected]
How Does Package Forwarding Work?
Package forwarding from the US to Australia may sound complicated. But it is easy to understand! Especially with our video below.