Shipping to Egypt: The Definitive eCommerce Guide

This guide is designed to show you everything you need to know about setting up your shipping strategy in Egypt. Unlock your growth, by utilizing our tools and expertise, in serving millions of shipments to Egypt and beyond.

Egypt

Egypt eCommerce Facts & Figures

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Shipping Rates & Couriers to Egypt

Easyship offers a wide range of couriers & services that ship to Egypt. Link your own courier account, or use our pre-negotiated rates to show the fastest, cheapest and best value deliver options for every customer.

Egypt Shipping Tips & Information

Get helpful Egypt shipping tips & information. Find out about public holidays and non-working days before you ship.

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Top courier services when shipping to Egypt include, Aramex - Parcel, DHL - Express Worldwide & Hong Kong Post - AirParcel XP.

When shipping to Egypt, ensure you pack shipments securely. See our guide .

Popular eCommerce platforms in Egypt are eBay , Shopify & Magento .

Payment methods used by Egypt are Bank card & cash on delivery

Saturday and Sunday are considered non-working days. You may experience delays for your shipments on these days.

Public holidays are also considered as non-working days. Please refer to the country's official Public Holiday page for specific holiday dates.

Egypt Import Tax & Custom Fees

The taxation for a particular country depends on the local GST/VAT, as well as the item category and its declared value. The tax & duty threshold is the amount at which a person begins paying taxes based on the declared value of an item.

Egypt calculates using the CIF method, which means the import duty and taxes are calculated based on the value of the imported goods as well as shipping costs. Click here to learn how to calculate customs charges or use our calculator to see fees.

Duties & Tax Details For Egypt

Currency: Egyptian pound (EGP)

Calculation Method: CIF

Tax & duties are calculated on the price of the products and shipping costs

Tax Threshold: 0 USD

Tax (VAT/GST): 14%

Duty Threshold: 0 USD

Import Duty Product Categories

Shipment items in an order will have relevant duties charged at this rate

Mobiles

0%

Tablets

0%

Computers

0%

Cameras

5%

Accessories

0%

Accessories (Battery)

0%

Health & Beauty

30%

Fashion

30%

Watches

20%

Jewelry

5%

Pets Accessories

0%

Dry Food & Supplements

40%

Home Appliances

30%

Home Gardening

30%

Toys

10%

Sports

5%

Luggage

30%

Audio Video

5%

Documents

0%

Gaming

0%

Books & Collectibles

5%

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Shipping Documents

Shipping Documentation to Egypt

Shipping internationally requires a lot of documentation, which can be confusing and time consuming. Easyship generates this paperwork for you automatically based on your shipment's information, making the whole process easy.

Commercial Invoice

Battery Statement

Tax Documents & Shipping labels

Egypt Customs: Shipping Restrictions & Prohibited Items

Confused on Egypt customs and regulations? Before shipping to Egypt (or any country), it's important to know if there are any special arrangements to make when sending them or even if they are legal at all. Get shipping regulations for Egypt and other countries at Easyship.

Prohibited Items

  • Alcohol

  • Animals

  • Chemicals

  • Currency

  • Drugs

  • Explosives

  • Firearms

  • Fresh Food

  • Plants

  • Seeds

  • Tobacco

The list of restricted items changes frequently, so it's always best to check the official customs page prior to sending your goods.

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