Shipping to Taiwan: The Definitive eCommerce Guide

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

Taiwan, Republic Of China

Taiwan eCommerce Facts & Figures

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Shipping Rates & Couriers to Taiwan

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

Taiwan Shipping Tips & Information

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

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

Popular eCommerce platforms in Taiwan are Amazon , eBay & Shopify .

Payment methods used by Taiwan 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. Please refer to the official Holidays Page

Taiwan 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.

Taiwan 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 Taiwan

Currency: New Taiwan dollar (TWD)

Calculation Method: CIF

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

Tax Threshold: 2000 TWD

Tax (VAT/GST): 5%

Duty Threshold: 2000 TWD

Import Duty Product Categories

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


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Accessories (Battery)

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Health & Beauty

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Pets Accessories

7 %

Dry Food & Supplements

10 %

Home Appliances

5 %

Home Gardening

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7 %

Audio Video

10 %


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5 %

Books & Collectibles

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Shipping Documents

Shipping Documentation to Taiwan

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

Taiwan Customs: Shipping Restrictions & Prohibited Items

Confused on Taiwan customs and regulations? Before shipping to Taiwan (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 Taiwan and other countries at Easyship.

Restricted Items

  • Animals

  • Currency

  • Drugs

  • Plants

  • Seeds

Prohibited Items

  • Chemicals

  • Counterfeit Goods

  • Drugs

  • Endangered Animals

  • Explosives

  • Firearms

  • Gambling Articles

  • Health Hazardous Materials

  • Objectionable Publications

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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