Customs clearance charges and fees may be payable on items/goods entering the destination country including the EU from the UK. These depend on the contents’ value.
Items sent to the EU from England, Scotland and Wales are subject VAT and duties in the EU. The value of goods thresholds are detailed below
Items valued at under €22 will remain part of the Low Value Consignment Relief (LVCR) Scheme for items sent to the EU and are not subject to VAT or duties until 1 July 2021 (subject to further extension date to be set by the EU).
Commercial items/goods sent to the EU over €22 and below €150 MAY be taxed at the border and may incur a customs clearance/handling fee in the receiving country.
Commercial items/goods sent to the EU over €150 may attract VAT, customs duties and a clearance/handling fee
The customs authorities in the destination country and the customs thresholds in place determine if charges are due on imported goods.
The levels and thresholds of charges vary from country to country. Royal Mail cannot advise on what these may be. Please contact the embassy or customs authority of the destination country for help, either directly or via their websites.
Please be aware:
Gifts and goods sent to Jersey may be liable for Goods and Services Tax (GST), currently 5%.
The Label Lady is not liable for these costs. Please take them into account before purchasing. To help if you want to check with your own embassy. Items are posted in an A5 size envelope, and 100g or under.