Duties and Taxes

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Duties and Taxes


Aramex DDP

Saudi Arabia

For shipments with a value of less than SAR1000, you must pay VAT equal to 5% of the customs declared value.

For shipments with a value of more than AED 1000, you must pay VAT, duty, and a $10 USD clearance charge, where:

  • Duty is 5% of the customs declared value + freight + insurance
  • VAT is 15% of the customs declared value + freight + insurance + duty

Calculations for customs declared value, freight and insurance are shown below:

  • Customs declared value is the valuation placed on items in your shipment
  • Freight is 0.5 SAR per kg
  • Insurance is 1% of the customs declared value + freight
Kuwait

For all shipments, you must pay duty equal to 5% of the customs declared value and a $5 USD clearance charge.

United Arab Emirates

For shipments with a value of less than AED 1000, you must pay VAT equal to 5% of the customs declared value.

For shipments with a value of more than AED 1000, you must pay VAT, duty, and a $10 USD clearance charge, where:

  • Duty is 5% of the customs declared value + freight + insurance
  • VAT is 5% of the customs declared value + freight + insurance + Duty

Calculations for customs declared value, freight and insurance are shown below:

  • Customs declared value is the valuation placed on items in your shipment
  • Freight is
    • $75 USD if weight is less than 25kg
    • $3 USD per kg if weight is more than 25kg
  • Insurance is 1% of the customs declared value + freight
Bahrain

For all shipments, you must pay VAT equal to 5% of the customs declared value and a $5 USD clearance charge.

All Carriers

Australia

For shipments with a total Customs Declared Value of less than A$1000 you must pay GST

New Zealand GST

For shipments containing items that have a Customs Declared Value of less than NZ$1000 you must pay 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%

Notes:

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.