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Please find updates and service restrictions concerning shipping to the USA below:

General Information for the USA

Customs regulations apply for international destinations. Please refer to our Customs Information.

When sending personal effects to the USA, the owner of the goods must complete a DECLARATION FOR FREE ENTRY OF UNACCOMPANIED ARTICLES (right click, Save As to download - see also Instructions for filling it out). Clearance delays can occur.

FDA prior notice is required when sending food to the USA. You can download a PDF guide (right-click, Save As) for registering with the FDA.

De minimis limit for USA imports

The de minimis limit for imports to the USA is $800. This is the value of a shipment of merchandise that may be imported free of duties and without the need of a customs declaration.

Please note: some US government agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, may require formal customs entries on all goods, regardless of value.

Please see the CBP website for more information.

Carrier Information for the USA

DHL shipping information for the USA

FedEx shipping information for the USA

FedEx Services

TNT shipping information for the USA

TNT Services
  • Please see TNT's advice for exporting to the USA and avoiding customs delays (right click, Save As) for minimum requirements.
  • Item descriptions must be detailed, especially for machine parts or clothing (i.e. don't put "machine parts" or "clothes"—be specific!). TNT's advice document also contains details regarding additional paperwork requirements for some items.

UPS shipping information for the USA

UPS Services
  • Please click here for information on shipping to the USA with UPS
  • UPS prohibits the shipment of vaping products throughout its US network (including import, export, and domestic). Vaping products are any and all non-combustible liquid or gel, regardless of the presence of nicotine, capable of being used with or for the consumption of nicotine, and all related vape devices, products and accessories.

USPS shipping information for the USA

USPS Services
  • Please note: this service is restricted to mainland USA only and excludes Puerto Rico, Guam and the US Virgin Islands - items sent to these destinations will be surcharged £30 per item. For parcels to these territories, we recommend that you use one of our UPS or DHL courier services instead.
  • This service may be used for goods valued up to $800 only (see de minimis information above).

TG Express shipping information for the USA

TG International shipping information for the USA

TG International Services

Please note: this is not a comprehensive list of restrictions and is provided for guidance only. Transglobal Express kindly encourages customers to seek advice from the relevant government authorities for further clarification and the most up to date advice.


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