Shipping to Maldives: The Definitive eCommerce Guide

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

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Maldives eCommerce Facts & Figures

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Shipping Rates & Couriers to Maldives

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Maldives Shipping Tips & Information

Get helpful Maldives 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 Maldives include, Aramex - Parcel, Singapore Post - Airmail & Fedex - International Priority.

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

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

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

Consumers generally don't expect free shipping in Maldives.

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.

Maldives 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.

Maldives 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 Maldives

Currency: Maldivian rufiyaa (MVR)

Calculation Method: CIF

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

Tax Threshold: 0 USD

Tax (VAT/GST): 6%

Duty Threshold: 0 USD

Import Duty Product Categories

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

Mobiles

5 %

Tablets

5 %

Computers

0 %

Cameras

5 %

Accessories

5 %

Accessories (Battery)

5 %

Health & Beauty

0 %

Fashion

15 %

Watches

5 %

Jewelry

25 %

Pets Accessories

20 %

Dry Food & Supplements

0 %

Home Appliances

0 %

Home Gardening

5 %

Toys

0 %

Sports

0 %

Luggage

20 %

Audio Video

5 %

Documents

0 %

Gaming

0 %

Books & Collectibles

0 %

We try our best to keep this information as accurate as possible, but this information is liable to change at any time.

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Shipping Documents

Shipping Documentation to Maldives

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

Maldives Customs: Shipping Restrictions & Prohibited Items

Confused on Maldives customs and regulations? Before shipping to Maldives (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 Maldives 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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