Shipping dietary supplements and vitamins overseas

【Spaceship快遞教室】寄藥物和寄維他命到海外可以嗎?-cover

The pandemic has put distance to lots of friends and families.  While you’re still longing for the day when you can fly to your family and friends overseas, that doesn’t mean you can’t show your love and care to them!  Keep them healthy and strong by shipping dietary vitamins overseas with Spaceship’s ultimate guide. 

Can you ship medicines overseas?

  • Products containing medicinal ingredients are categorised as forbidden items with full restrictions. Therefore, you can’t ship medicines overseas via international courier services. 
  • Eyedrops, Chinese and Western medicines, anti-inflammatory cream for external use, analgesic plaster, pain relief patch are forbidden items as well.

Learn more about Shipping Restrictions 

Can you ship dietary supplements overseas?

Different countries has their own regulations and restrictions when shipping dietary supplies from Hong Kong.  Some countries require prior applications and documents.  Before sending out your parcel, don’t forget to check out our guide! 

Restrictions for importing vitamins and dietary supplements in different countries:

Shipping vitamins and dietary supplements to US 🇺🇸

  • You need to log in to US Food and Drug Administration website to fill in the Prior Notice and obtain the Prior Notice Confirmation number at least four hours before shipment.
  • For every dietary supplements, you’ll need to fill in a separate form.
  • We recommend picking UPS for shipping vitamins and dietary supplements to US since this courier partner expertises in that!
Shipping vitamins and dietary supplements to Japan 🇯🇵
  • Japan has strict restrictions on importing medicinal products, vitamins and other dietary supplements.  We don’t recommend shipping vitamins and dietary supplements to Japan.
Shipping vitamins and dietary supplements to Spain 🇪🇸
  • Spain has strict restrictions on importing medicinal products, vitamins and other dietary supplements.  We don’t recommend shipping vitamins and dietary supplements to Spain.  
Shipping vitamins and dietary supplements to Canada 🇨🇦
  • When you fill in declaration details on Spaceship, please list out the name and the category of the product.
  • We recommend marking down the ingredients and details of the product for future references.
Shipping vitamins and dietary supplements to UK 🇬🇧
  • Don’t forget to list out the product name and category when filling in declaration details on Spaceship.  For example, vitamin C, probiotics, calcium tablets.
  • We recommend marking down the ingredients and details of the product for future references.
Shipping vitamins and dietary supplements to Taiwan🇹🇼
  • Each order cannot exceed 6kg
  • You can send up to 12 bottles for Each type of dietary supplement.  The total amount for each shipment cannot exceed 36 bottles.
  • The total amount of oral tablet capsules should not exceed 2400. 
  • Don’t forget to list out the product name and category when filling in declaration details.  For example, vitamin C, probiotics, calcium tablets
  • We recommend marking down the ingredients and details of the product for future references.
Notes on shipping vitamins and dietary supplements
  • Since different countries have their own ingredient regulations and restrictions for shipping vitamins and dietary supplements,  customs of the destination country might ask for supporting documents.  We recommend referring to the regulations before sending out the parcel.  Parcel might be detained if there’s any missing documents or violations of rules.
  • Hong Kong is a free port.  Shipping overseas may subject to duties and tax in accordance with local customs requirements.  Learn more about Duties and Tax.
  • Not sure about what not to ship? Talk to our Customer Service Specialist online! 

  • 輸入優惠碼”SHIPBNO,然後按【確定】
  • 優惠碼會立即顯示於你的戶口
  • 選用Fedex優先快遞(IP)寄BNO,於付款時記得選取優惠碼,運費即減HKD50! 
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