The Tax Free Threshold Is 500 ZAR
If the full value of your items is over 500 ZAR, the import tax on a shipment will be 15%. For example, if the declared value of your items is 500 ZAR, in order for the recipient to receive a package, an additional amount of 75.00 ZAR in taxes will be required to be paid to the destination countries government.
Unfortunately, Some Paperwork Is Required
Customs duties are another charge which will be required to be paid. These vary by the category of products. Click here to view our country guide on shipping to South Africa which includes a handy card on the duties based on product category. Learn more
You Will Also Need To Pay Duties
When it comes to importing goods, some documentation containing details of the shipment is required, and it varies by courier and destination country. Thankfully, Easyship has extensive experience shipping to South Africa and are able to provide all the right documentation without you having to lift a pen.
Bulk Shipping Can Unlock Deeper Discounts
Entrepreneurs access discounted rates with Easyship through using our express couriers and postal services. To unlock deeper discounts, consider shipping in bulk. Direct injection is a form of consolidated shipping that takes advantage of exceptions for import taxes and duties with a minimum 250 orders. Speak with one of our specialists today
Hot Tip: Be Aware Of The Costs Upfront
Do some background research to avoid unexpected costs later. We have written a guide to help you with this research.