Customs for parcel shipping to Estonia
Parcels which enter Estonia are divided into three categories: those valued at less than 22-45 Euros, those valued at 45-150 Euros, and everything else. Commodities from the first group are not subject to taxes and duties. The second group is charged a tax. The last group is charged for duties and taxes. The rates for taxes and duties vary depending on the type of goods being shipped. Tobacco, alcohol, drugs, weapons, and strategic material are ineligible for tax exempt status, no matter what the value. Goods that enter from within the EU are charged less than those originating from outside nations.
Security concerns when shipping parcels to Estonia
Hazardous materials are prohibited from being imported into Estonia, this may or may not include: acids, batteries, chemicals, corrosives, cosmetics, dangerous goods, flammables, gases, ice, infectious substances, some liquor, magnets, oxidizers, paints, perfumes, poisons, radioactive material, or toiletries.
Monetary shipments and other valuables should not be exchanged between private individuals, including: bearer documents, checks of any kind, credit cards, jewelry, metals, precious metals, money orders, precious stones, or tobacco.
Also prohibited: produce from Egypt, hate propaganda, products containing biocide dimethylfumarate, knives, graphite products, smoked salmon, personal effects, and x-rays.
Parcel documents delivering to Estonia
All international parcels entering Estonia are required to have a proper declaration that includes the intent of the parcel, the estimated value, and a list of the enclosed contents. Commercial shipments require several forms of documentation, including an invoice and a bill of lading. An import license may be required depending on the country of origin. A certificate of origin is not require for textiles. Other certificates may be necessary for animal and plant based goods, pharmeceuticals, textiles, software, marked samples, software, and antiques.
Parcel delivery limitations to Estonia
A certificate from the Health Department is required to ship pharmaceuticals. Telecommunication equipment such as radios calls for permission from the Ministry of Communications. All foodstuffs are inspected by veterinary control. It is important to provide detailed information about shoes for the correct declaration to be made. Alcholic beveraes should be less than 70% by volume and stored in a bottle that is less than 5 litres. Jewelry should not exceed the value of $500 USD per package, or costume jewelry up to $150 USD per package.