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Shipping to Singapore from the UK

Are you looking to send packages internationally to Singapore? PACK & SEND knows exactly what it takes to get your packages safely and securely anywhere around the world.

PACK & SEND boasts 25 years’ specialist freight forwarding, door-to-door delivery and international shipping experience, making us the one-stop-shop for all your needs.

We’re experts in transporting large, awkward and fragile goods – so, no package is too big or complicated. Our experienced PACK & SEND couriers make sure your packages arrive safely in Singapore.

Here, you’ll find everything you need to consider when shipping goods to Singapore – from how to address your package to customs requirements and import restrictions.

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DELIVERING TO SINGAPORE

PACK & SEND ships packages around the world to Singapore on a daily basis, so you have peace of mind over safe delivery. However, our tracking service lets you follow your parcel up to delivery, too.

In an increasingly global world, more people need to ship packages to friends and family abroad. However, getting your precious cargo collected, packed and shipped is tough to manage remotely. PACK & SEND handles the entire process for you, for an effortless experience.

So, if you’re planning a big move to Singapore, shipping items to family in the region or jumpstarting a business abroad, PACK & SEND offers an unmatched range of secure packing and delivery solutions to transport your goods without the hassle.

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CUSTOMS REQUIREMENTS FOR SINGAPORE

You must be aware of any import regulations before shipping goods to Singapore. If you attempt to import a parcel without the right customs documents, it may be seized or destroyed.

UK senders will need to complete a commercial invoice to allow their packages to pass through Singaporean customs. This is so border officials can correctly identify whether the items inside are subject to import duties and how much they need to charge.

Imports and exports from Singapore may also require senders to complete a Single Administrative Document (SAD) that declares your goods with customs authorities in the region.

PACK & SEND understands the ins and outs of Asia’s regional customs regulations. So, we’ll do all the heavy lifting to minimise any delays or issues in shipping.

During transit, we’ll inform you of any customs clearance issues if they do arise. However, we work with you before shipping to avoid any problems.

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SHIPPING RESTRICTIONS FOR SINGAPORE

Like every country, Singapore has its own strict set of customs regulations outlining what can and cannot be imported and in what quantities.

Before shipping, you’ll need to check your items don’t fall into the restricted or prohibited categories. Be sure to double-check the quantities and allowances for your restricted items and source any licenses you’ll need ahead of time.

For example, the Singaporean government has banned chewing gum, chewing tobacco and any imitation tobacco products like e-cigarettes. Check out the full list of prohibited and restricted products before organising your shipment.

PACK & SEND is an expert in international customs regulations and we’ll run you through your options to guarantee timely and regionally compliant delivery. Speak to us for more information on the services we provide.

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ADDRESSING PACKAGES TO SINGAPORE

Following the correct addressing guidelines for Singapore is important for the timely arrival of your package and to avoid confusion.

In Singapore, the receiver’s full name goes on the first line, with the flat or house number and the road name on the second line.

The third line is reserved for the locality and a 6-digit postcode, with ‘SINGAPORE’ on the fourth line.

It should look something like this:

Ms Tan Bee Soo
16 Sandilands Road
SINGAPORE 546080
REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE

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SAFE AND SECURE DELIVERY

When you send your items with PACK & SEND, you get peace of mind of safe delivery. Our tailored packing and shipping options keep your items protected during transit and delivery. However, make sure you’re fully covered if the worst happens, with PACK & SEND’s comprehensive loss or damage cover.

We also aim to get a signature upon receipt of delivery where possible – something our competitors don’t always guarantee.

Get a bespoke online quote for delivery to Singapore with PACK & SEND. Or for more information, contact one of our service centre specialists.

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What items are prohibited to send to Singapore?

When shipping to Singapore it is important to bear in mind products that are prohibited for import. These things include alcohol, animal products and cologne/perfume. A full list of items that are prohibited to be sent to Singapore can be found here – https://www.customs.gov.sg/businesses/importing-goods/controlled-and-prohibited-goods-for-import. Whilst these goods are prohibited for import, solutions can be found in some circumstances, contact your local service centre for more information.

What ways are there to get an item sent to Singapore?

At PACK & SEND we can organise shipments to Singapore through either air or sea freight. More information about these services can be found here – https://www.packsend.co.uk/business-solutions/international-freight-and-shipping/.

How long will my things take to reach Singapore?

Just like with shipping to any country, shipments to Singapore can take varying amounts of time. These come as a result of customs clearances which can take place and cause delays. We estimate a delivery to Singapore by air to take 5-7 days and by sea to take 8-14 weeks.

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