Shipping to Saudi Arabia: The Definitive eCommerce Guide

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

Shipping to Saudi Arabia How-to Guide

Saudi Arabia eCommerce Facts & Figures

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Shipping Rates & Couriers to Saudi Arabia

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

Saudi Arabia Shipping Tips & Information

Get helpful Saudi Arabia 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 Saudi Arabia include, USPS First Class International, Hong Kong Post - AirMailTracking & DHL - Express Worldwide.

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

Popular eCommerce platforms in Saudi Arabia are eBay , Shopify & Magento .

Payment methods used by Saudi Arabia are Debit card & credit card

Some merchants in Saudi Arabia 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.

Saudi Arabia Import Tax & Custom Fees


Saudi Arabia 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 Saudi Arabia

Currency: Saudi riyal (SAR)

Calculation Method: CIF

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

Tax Threshold: 266 USD

Tax (VAT/GST): 15%

Duty Threshold: 266 USD

Import Duty Product Categories

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

  • Mobiles


  • Tablets


  • Computers


  • Cameras


  • Accessories


  • Accessories (Battery)


  • Health & Beauty


  • Fashion


  • Watches


  • Jewelry


  • Pets Accessories


  • Dry Food & Supplements


  • Home Appliances


  • Home Decor


  • Toys


  • Sports


  • Luggage


  • Audio Video


  • Documents


  • Gaming


  • Books & Collectibles


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 Saudi Arabia

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

Saudi Arabia Customs: Shipping Restrictions & Prohibited Items

Confused on Saudi Arabia customs and regulations? Before shipping to Saudi Arabia (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 Saudi Arabia 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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