Customs for parcel shipping to Vatican City State
Before you ship to the Vatican City State in Italy, you are going to want to consult with their Customs department. They will be able to tell you what paperwork you need to include with your parcel and if you will have any fees or duties assessed based on what you are trying to ship. The Customs department in the Vatican City State is extremely strict so make sure you adhere by their rules or your parcel will be either seized or returned to you. Another point to note is that all paperwork must be filled out in either English or Italian, but it is advisable that you fill it out in both languages if possible. For help in this, and navigating their entire Customs process, you can also talk to your shipping company too.
Security concerns when shipping parcels to Vatican City State
The security at the borders and within the Vatican City State are very strict in pretty much every aspect imaginable. With this in mind, you should be at ease to ship your parcels there as they do run a tight ship. Their Customs department inspects (or at least has the right to inspect) all parcels that try to enter, and they are very efficient at keeping things in order and moving along smoothly. If you are concerned about your parcel making it to its destination safely, you can always get a tracking number on your goods and some insurance on your items if applicable. Both of these options will be an addition fee above and beyond your normal shipping costs but the peace of mind they bring is well worth it.
Parcel transit times to Vatican City State
The main determination in figuring out the transit time for your parcels when shipping to the Vatican City State will be where you ship your goods from originally. Beyond that, you may be able to choose expedited services for faster shipping speeds with some companies for an additional fee, but this will vary from company to company.