10 Things to know before shipping to Thailand
Many things to consider before international shipping to Thailand. Customs rules and regulations for Thailand differ depending on the type of shipment. We’ll guide you through some of the items being shipped from Singapore to Thailand, along with detailed information on how each one is handled by Thai Customs upon arrival. Top 3 ways to ship your parcels to Thailand.
- Air freight
- Pallet Sea freight
- FCL Sea freight
Pallet Sea freight and FCL Sea freight suitable for bulky item, because charges calculation is base on cubic meter.
he best part is that there is no weight limit
It is fast and safe. Suitable for high value and time sensitive goods. Airline charges based on volumetric weight or actual whichever higher. volumetric weight formular = Length x Width x Height (cm)/5000
Importing liquid into Thailand
Importing liquids into Thailand required importer to have an import and export license as well as A Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) of the products.
Medicine and drugs
Medicine and drugs are not allowed to be shipped to Thailand.
Importing any Medical equipment must be accompanied with a import license from Thai authority
Importing foodstuffs or supplements requires a license to import and approval from FDA (Food & Drug Administration) and must proceed through the Formal Customs clearance channel only.
E-cigarette is prohibited import into Thailand. As for others used electronic equipment shall be in the original condition as being manufactured, and in use less than 3 years from the manufacturing date.
Import Duties and tax
Thailand has agricultural tariffs between 25% to 50% ad valorem imported food products. Value added tax (VAT) is a tax on the sale of goods or provision of services. The current rates are 7% which is reduce from standard rate of 10%, until 30 September 2023 (unless further extended by the government).
What are the documents for customs clearance?
- Commercial invoice
- Packing list
- Bill of Lading or Airway Bill
- Customs permit
Why it is importance of packing your items?
Your item should well-packed and sturdy to avoid damage during transit. It is advisable to pack your parcels in the original box it came in with the original packaging materials. If an original box doesn’t exist, pack your items in a sturdy cardboard box which has not been previously used to ship freight or dry goods. Ensure that any voids inside the box are filled with filler material like foam peanuts, reusable plastic bags or reams of paper so your items will not shift during international shipping to Thailand.
Let us help you
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It’s as easy as 5 steps to send your pallet to Thailand
Step 1 – Help us understand your goods
- HS code
- Packing List (with dimension)
- Full collection address
- Full delivery address
Step 2 – Prepare Shipping Document
We will assist customer to prepare the necessary document.
Step 3 – Cargo Insurance
Cargo insurance available upon request before shipping.
Step 4 – Ship your pallets
After all the document in place, we will load your goods into container for export.
Step 5 – Track your goods on our website
Once order have been created, you can track your shipment at our website from origin to destination. We will proceed doorstep deliver directly.
Frequently ask question
How long does it take to ship from Singapore to Thailand?
It takes at least 5 days for vessel to sail from Singapore to Thailand.
How much does it cost to ship from Singapore to Thailand?
The cost of shipping from Singapore to Thailand Via Sea shipping cost $650 per 20GP container.
Air freight cost $138 for parcels below 10kg
What is the cheapest way to ship to Thailand?
Sea freight is the Cheapest shipping mode of transport for shipping to Thailand.
Do I need to pay GST if I ship my parcels to Thailand?
No, Goods and Services Tax (GST) and duties are not imposed on goods exported from Singapore. GST
What sea port available for shipping to Thailand?
Bangkok port and Leam Chabang port