Shipping to Philippines: The Definitive eCommerce Guide

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

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Philippines eCommerce Facts & Figures

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Shipping Rates & Couriers to Philippines

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

Philippines Shipping Tips & Information

Get helpful Philippines 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 Philippines include, DPEX - Express, Aramex - Parcel & Hong Kong Post - E-Express.

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

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

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

Some merchants in Philippines provide free shipping to consumers.

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

Philippines 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.

Philippines 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 Philippines

Currency: Philippine peso (PHP)

Calculation Method: CIF

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

Tax Threshold: 10000 PHP

Tax (VAT/GST): 12%

Duty Threshold: 10000 PHP

Import Duty Product Categories

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

Mobiles

0 %

Tablets

0 %

Computers

0 %

Cameras

0 %

Accessories

10 %

Accessories (Battery)

0 %

Health & Beauty

7 %

Fashion

15 %

Watches

5 %

Jewelry

0 %

Pets Accessories

20 %

Dry Food & Supplements

20 %

Home Appliances

1 %

Home Gardening

15 %

Toys

7 %

Sports

1 %

Luggage

15 %

Audio Video

15 %

Documents

0 %

Gaming

10 %

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 Philippines

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

Philippines Customs: Shipping Restrictions & Prohibited Items

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

Restricted Items

  • Animals

  • Currency

  • Plants

Prohibited Items

  • Counterfeit Goods

  • Drugs

  • Endangered Plants

  • Explosives

  • Firearms

  • Gambling Articles

  • Objectionable Publications

  • Precious Metals

  • Seeds

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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