Shipping to El Salvador: The Definitive eCommerce Guide

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

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El Salvador eCommerce Facts & Figures

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Shipping Rates & Couriers to El Salvador

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El Salvador Shipping Tips & Information

Get helpful El Salvador 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 El Salvador include, Hong Kong Post - AirMailTracking, Hong Kong Post - AirParcel XP & USPS First Class International.

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

Popular eCommerce platforms in El Salvador are eBay , Shopify & Magento .

Payment methods used by El Salvador are Bank card & cash on delivery

Consumers generally don't expect free shipping in El Salvador.

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.

El Salvador 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.

El Salvador 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 El Salvador

Currency: United States dollar (USD)

Calculation Method: CIF

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

Tax Threshold: 0 USD

Tax (VAT/GST): 13%

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

0%

Accessories

0%

Accessories (Battery)

0%

Health & Beauty

15%

Fashion

15%

Watches

15%

Jewelry

0%

Pets Accessories

0%

Dry Food & Supplements

15%

Home Appliances

15%

Home Gardening

15%

Toys

15%

Sports

10%

Luggage

15%

Audio Video

100%

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 El Salvador

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

El Salvador Customs: Shipping Restrictions & Prohibited Items

Confused on El Salvador customs and regulations? Before shipping to El Salvador (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 El Salvador 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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