Duty and Tax Info

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  • Aramex DDP

    Saudi Arabia

    • Low Value (SAR 1000 and below)
      • VAT Only
      • 5% of Customs Declared Value 
    • High Value Shipments (Above SAR 1000)
      • VAT and Duty +
      • $10 USD Customs Clearance Fee
      • Calculation Factors
        • Customs Declared Value
        • Freight (0.5 SAR x weight in kgs)
        • Insurance (1% of Customs Declared Value + Freight)
      • Duty is calculated by multiplying Customs Declared Value + Freight + Insurance by 5%.
      • VAT is calculated by multiplying Customs Declared Value + Freight + Insurance + Duty by 5%

    Kuwait

    • Duty Only
    • 5% of Customs Declared Value +
    • $5 USD Customs Clearance Fee

    United Arab Emirates

    • Low Value (AED 1000 and below)
      • VAT Only
      • 5% of Customs Declared Value
    • High Value Shipments (Above AED 1000)
      • VAT and Duty +
      • $10 USD Clearance Charge
      • Calculation Factors
        • Customs Declared Value +
        • Freight +
          • If weight is less than 25 kgs = $75 USD
          • If weight is greater than or equal to 25 kgs = weight multiplied by 3
        • Insurance (1% of Customs Declared Value + Freight)
      • Duty is calculated by multiplying Customs Declared Value + Freight + Insurance by 5%.
      • VAT is calculated by multiplying Customs Declared Value + Freight + Insurance + Duty by 5%

    Bahrain

    • VAT Only
    • 5% of Customs Declared Value +
    • $5 USD Customs Clearance Fee


    All Carriers

    Australia

     

    New Zealand GST

    • GST (Goods and Service Tax) Only
    • Calculation Factors
      • Customs Declared Value +
      • Actual Shipping Charges +
      • Consolidation/Repackaging Fees +
      • Amount paid for Insurance +
      • Amount charged for Storage Fees (if any)
    • GST is calculated multiplying the sum of all above charges by 15%
    • Only for assessed on items that have a Customs Declared Value of less than NZ$1000
    • If a shipment is made up of items valued at less than NZ$1000 (low value) and items that are valued at more than NZ$1000 (high value):
      • GST on Low value items only will be paid to Stackry
      • GST on High value items will be paid at the border
    • GST is charged for shipments to consumers AND GST registered NZ businesses*
    • For more information visit https://www.classic.ird.govt.nz/campaigns/2018/gst-policy-update-nz-consumers.html

    *GST can be charged on shipments to businesses due to the fact that over 50% of Stackry shipments are to consumers.