Things To Know Before Shipping Goods From Nepal

shipping goods from nepal

Nepal is the hub for more than 20 different handicraft products mainly the pashmina products, woolen goods, silver jewelry, Nepalese handmade paper and paper products, metal craft, woodcraft, cotton goods, etc. are being exported to about 85 countries. The USA which alone absorbs around 25% of the total export of handicraft products and then comes UK, India, Canada, Germany, Japan, Italy, France, Australia, Netherlands, and China is its major foreign buyers or importers. Shipping goods from Nepal to more than 200 countries are reliable and affordable. There are different international shipping couriers located in Nepal such as DHL, FedEx, TNT, UPS, Aramex and others who provide logistic services daily. Now, let’s try to understand what are the services offered by these courier companies.

Services

Most of the courier companies provide shipping, tracking, and delivery services. In Nepal, there are two modes of shipping – By Air or Sea. Shipping by Air from Nepal is costly. It will be cost-effective if your ordered goods’ weight is more than 100kg. Later, you can receive goods in two options – Home delivery and Nearest Airport Pickup. Whereas, sea cargo is a cheaper option. This option is suitable if your ordered goods are fit in one full container. The sea cargo is transported via Calcutta port to any part of the world.

Cost

The shipping cost depends on two major things – Weight of goods and Shipping Service. Let’s find out how the weight is calculated by reputed shipping or courier companies. Courier company find out the weight of the package using the Volumetric Weight concept. This weight is calculated by measuring length, breadth, height of the packed box and dividing it by 5000. dhl nepal For instance: The packed box dimensions are 42 (L) x 35 (W) x 38 (H). The volumetric weight of this box is approx. 12 kg. To conclude, shipping cost depends on shipping service – Door-to-Door service or Airport Pickup and its volumetric weight. Get the estimate shipping cost quotation from DHL. Download DHL Shipping Cost Guide 

Delivery Time

The average shipping dshielivery time from Nepal to major destinations like the US, UK, Australia, Germany, Canada, Netherland, New Zealand is 7 to 12 working days by air. Whereas by Sea, it will take 45-48 days to arrive at the package. You will get a tracking number from the courier company and get the shipping status online.

Products

DHL classifies the products in two types – Documents and Packages. Documents include legal, financial or business paperwork. Items with monetary value are NOT considered a document shipment. Packages are goods, merchandise or commodities for personal or commercial purposes.

Destination / Countries

List of countries for shipping from Nepal are:

  1. Afghanistan
  2. Albania
  3. Algeria
  4. American Samoa
  5. Andorra
  6. Angola
  7. Anguilla
  8. Antigua
  9. Argentina
  10. Armenia
  11. Aruba
  12. Australia
  13. Austria
  14. Azerbaijan
  15. Bahamas
  16. Bahrain
  17. Bangladesh
  18. Barbados
  19. Belarus
  20. Belgium
  21. Belize
  22. Benin
  23. Bermuda
  24. Bhutan
  25. Bolivia
  26. Bonaire
  27. Bosnia and Herzegovina
  28. Botswana
  29. Brazil
  30. Brunei
  31. Bulgaria
  32. Burkina Faso
  33. Burundi
  34. Cambodia
  35. Cameroon
  36. Canada
  37. Canary Islands, The
  38. Cape Verde
  39. Cayman Islands
  40. Central African Republic
  41. Chad
  42. Chile
  43. China, People’s Republic
  44. Colombia
  45. Comoros
  46. Congo
  47. Congo, Democratic Rep. of
  48. Cook Islands
  49. Costa Rica
  50. Cote d’Ivoire
  51. Croatia
  52. Cuba
  53. Curacao
  54. Cyprus
  55. Czech Republic, The
  56. Denmark
  57. Djibouti
  58. Dominica
  59. Dominican Republic
  60. Ecuador
  61. Egypt
  62. El Salvador
  63. Eritrea
  64. Estonia
  65. Ethiopia
  66. Falkland Islands
  67. Faroe Islands
  68. Fiji
  69. Finland
  70. France
  71. French Guyana
  72. Gabon
  73. Gambia
  74. Georgia
  75. Germany
  76. Ghana
  77. Gibraltar
  78. Greece
  79. Greenland
  80. Grenada
  81. Guadeloupe
  82. Guam
  83. Guatemala
  84. Guernsey
  85. Guinea Republic
  86. Guinea-Bissau
  87. Guinea-Equatorial
  88. Guyana (British)
  89. Haiti
  90. Honduras
  91. HongKong
  92. Hungary
  93. Iceland
  94. India
  95. Indonesia
  96. Iran, IslamicRep.of
  97. Iraq
  98. Ireland, Rep.of
  99. Israel
  100. Italy
  101. Jamaica
  102. Japan
  103. Jersey
  104. Jordan
  105. Kazakhstan
  106. Kenya
  107. Kiribati
  108. Korea, D.P.R. of (North)
  109. Korea, Rep. of (South)
  110. Kosovo
  111. Kuwait
  112. Kyrgyzstan
  113. Lao P.D.R.
  114. Latvia
  115. Lebanon
  116. Lesotho
  117. Liberia
  118. Libya
  119. Liechtenstein
  120. Lithuania
  121. Luxembourg
  122. Macau
  123. Macedonia, Rep. of
  124. Madagascar
  125. Malawi
  126. Malaysia
  127. Maldives
  128. Mali
  129. Malta
  130. Marshall Islands
  131. Martinique
  132. Mauritania
  133. Mauritius
  134. Mayotte
  135. Mexico
  136. Micronesia, Fed. States of
  137. Moldova, Rep. of
  138. Monaco
  139. Mongolia
  140. Montenegro, Rep. of
  141. Montserrat
  142. Morocco
  143. Mozambique
  144. Myanmar
  145. Namibia
  146. Nauru, Rep.of
  147. Nepal 0
  148. Netherlands, The
  149. Nevis
  150. New Caledonia
  151. New Zealand
  152. Nicaragua
  153. Niger
  154. Nigeria
  155. Niue
  156. Northern Mariana Islands
  157. Norway
  158. Oman
  159. Pakistan
  160. Palau
  161. Panama
  162. Papua New Guinea
  163. Paraguay
  164. Peru
  165. Philippines, The
  166. Poland
  167. Portugal
  168. Puerto Rico
  169. Qatar
  170. Reunion, Island of
  171. Romania
  172. Russian Federation, The
  173. Rwanda
  174. Samoa
  175. San Marino
  176. Sao Tome and Principe
  177. Saudi Arabia
  178. Senegal
  179. Serbia, Rep. of
  180. Seychelles
  181. Sierra Leone
  182. Singapore
  183. Slovakia
  184. Slovenia
  185. Solomon Islands
  186. Somalia
  187. Somaliland, Rep. of (NorthSomalia)
  188. South Africa
  189. South Sudan
  190. Spain
  191. SriLanka
  192. Barthelemy
  193. Eustatius
  194. Helena
  195. Kitts
  196. Lucia
  197. Maarten
  198. Vincent
  199. Sudan
  200. Suriname
  201. Swaziland
  202. Sweden
  203. Switzerland
  204. Syria
  205. Tahiti
  206. Taiwan
  207. Tajikistan
  208. Tanzania
  209. Thailand
  210. Timor-Leste
  211. Togo
  212. Tonga
  213. Trinidad and Tobago
  214. Tunisia
  215. Turkey
  216. Turkmenistan NEW
  217. Turks and Caicos Islands
  218. Tuvalu
  219. Uganda
  220. Ukraine
  221. United Arab Emirates
  222. United Kingdom
  223. United States of America
  224. Uruguay
  225. Uzbekistan
  226. Vanuatu
  227. Vatican City
  228. Venezuela
  229. Vietnam
  230. Virgin Islands (British)
  231. Virgin Islands (US)
  232. Yemen, Rep. of
  233. Zambia
  234. Zimbabwe

BONUS: Express Mail Service (EMS) Nepal  

ems nepal rates If you are looking for cheaper options and planning to send low weight package then you can ship the goods using Express Mail Service, Nepal.

INTERNATIONAL EMS Rate

Weight Limit: up to 20 Kgs.
S.N. DESTINATION COUNTRY FOR 500 GRAM EACH ADDITIONAL 500 GRAM
    From Jan 1, 2017 (Rs.) From Jan 1, 2017 (Rs.)
1 AUSTRALIA 1800.00 500.00
2 BANGLADESH 1200.00 300.00
3 BHUTAN 1000.00 350.00
4 BRUNEI 1100.00 300.00
5 CANADA 1800.00 500.00
6 CHINA 1400.00 400.00
7 DENMARK 1600.00 400.00
8 EGYPT 1300.00 350.00
9 FIJI 1400.00 400.00
10 GERMANY 1800.00 500.00
11 HONG KONG 1200.00 350.00
12 INDIA 800.00 250.00
13 INDONESIA 1200.00 350.00
14 IRELAND 1500.00 400.00
15 ISRAEL 1700.00 400.00
16 ITALY 1600.00 400.00
17 JAPAN 1400.00 400.00
18 KUWAIT 1400.00 300.00
19 MALAYSIA 1200.00 300.00
20 MALDIVES 1000.00 300.00
21 MYANMAR 1200.00 300.00
22 NETHERLANDS 1800.00 400.00
23 NEW ZEALAND 1800.00 500.00
24 NORWAY 2000.00 500.00
25 PAKISTAN 1200.00 300.00
26 PHILIPPINES 1400.00 400.00
27 QATAR 1200.00 300.00
28 SINGAPORE 1500.00 350.00
29 SOUTH KOREA 1400.00 400.00
30 SPAIN 1600.00 500.00
31 SRILANKA 1100.00 300.00
32 SWITZERLAND 1800.00 500.00
33 THAILAND 1200.00 300.00
34 TURKEY 1400.00 400.00
35 UAE 1500.00 350.00
36 UK 1800.00 500.00
37 USA 1800.00 500.00
38 YEMEN 1300.00 400.00

NOTE: For Merchandise, Sample and Gift Items: Add Rs.100.00 up to 2 Kgs. & Rs.200.00 for more than 2 Kgs per packet.

Download the Official General Post Office App from Google Play Store to check the latest EMS rates.  Contact us, if you want to order Nepali handicrafts products and ship them to your local address. We will help you to select your choice of goods and deliver them worldwide.

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