Shipping to Singapore: The Definitive eCommerce Guide

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

Singapore

Singapore eCommerce Facts & Figures

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Shipping Rates & Couriers to Singapore

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

Singapore Shipping Tips & Information

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

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

Popular eCommerce platforms in Singapore are Shopee , Lazada & Taobao .

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

Many merchants in Singapore provide free shipping to consumers.

Sunday is considered as a non-working day. 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

Singapore 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.

Singapore 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 Singapore

Currency: Singapore dollar (SGD)

Calculation Method: CIF

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

Tax Threshold: 400 SGD

Tax (VAT/GST): 7%

Duty Threshold: 400 SGD

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

0 %

Fashion

0 %

Watches

0 %

Jewelry

0 %

Pets Accessories

3 %

Dry Food & Supplements

9 %

Home Appliances

0 %

Home Gardening

0 %

Toys

0 %

Sports

0 %

Luggage

0 %

Audio Video

0 %

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 Singapore

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

Singapore Customs: Shipping Restrictions & Prohibited Items

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

Restricted Items

  • Animal By Products

  • Chemicals

  • Cultural Heritage Goods

  • Dairy

  • Electronics

  • Fresh Food

  • Hazardous Materials

  • Live Animals

  • Plants

  • Seeds

Prohibited Items

  • Alcohol

  • Animals

  • Drugs

  • Explosives

  • Firearms

  • Obscene Material

  • 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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