Shipping to Taiwan, Republic Of China?

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Introduction

Taiwan is one of the most connected countries in Asia, with high internet penetration (80%) and mobile adoption - 50% of its population used over 3 devices in 2014. In 2014, 70% mobile users have shopped online. Taiwan’s eCommerce market is growing at a rapid pace, at roughly 11% of in the Taiwan’s total retail sales in 2014.

Taxation

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.


CIF: import duty and taxes are calculated based on the sum of the customs value, shipping cost and insurance.

FOB: import duty and taxes are calculated only on the customs value of the imported goods.


Country
Taiwan, Republic Of China - TW
Currency
New Taiwan dollar - TWD
Tax (VAT / GST)
5%
Threshold Method
CIF
Tax Threshold
2000 TWD
Tax & Duty Calculation Method
CIF
Duty Threshold
2000 TWD
Incoterms
The valuation method is CIF (Cost, Insurance and Freight), which means that the import duty and taxes payable are calculated on the complete shipping value, which includes the cost of the imported goods, the cost of freight, and the cost of insurance. In addition to duty, imports are also subject to sales tax, trade promotion tax, commodity tax, and in some cases to excise in the form of liquor tax and tobacco tax in addition to health welfare tax.
Import duties
Mobiles
0%
Tablets
0%
Computers & Laptops
0%
Cameras
0%
Accessories (no-battery)
0%
Accessories (battery)
0%
Health & Beauty
0%
Fashion
12%
Watches
5%
Jewelry
0%
Dry Food & Supplements
10%
Home & Appliances
5%
Home & Garden
0%
Toys
0%
Sports
3%
Luggage
7%
Audio Video
10%
Documents
0%
Gaming
5%
Books & Collectibles
0%
Pet Accessories
7%
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Rates

0.5lbs parcel going from United States to Taiwan, Republic Of China
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Delivery Time
Courier Rating
Services
Shipping Cost

Fastest

FedEx - International Priority Pickup
2 - 4 working days
4.4 / 5 123 votes

Drop-off

FedEx - International Priority Pickup
USD 26.46

Our pick

FedEx - International Economy Pickup
4 - 6 working days
4.7 / 5 122 votes

Drop-off

FedEx - International Economy Pickup
USD 24.64
USD 68.44
- 64%

Cheapest

Global Post - Economy
10 - 15 working days
2.8 / 5 234 votes

Drop-off

Global Post - Economy
USD 11.97

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Restrictions

The list of restricted items changes frequently, so it's always best to check the official customs page prior to sending your goods.

Restricted Items
Restricted items are goods which must meet certain conditions before going through Customs Clearance.
Pets
Plants
Seeds
Medicine
Currency and Gold
Prohibited Items
Prohibited items are goods which cannot be imported into the country.
Drugs
Firearms
Explosives
Objectionable publications
Counterfeit Goods
Chemicals
Health hazardous materials
Endangered Species and Products
Gambling articles

Shipping Documents

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

Additional Information

Outside Delivery Area
The courier may apply a surcharge when delivering to less populated areas due to the higher operational costs involved.
Non-working Days
Saturday and Sunday are considered non-working days. You may experience delays for your shipments on these days.
Public Holidays
Non working days also occur during public holiday. Please refer to the official Holidays Page .