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This option is for sending paper documents only.
You MUST enter the correct weight [kg] and dimensions [cm]
do so will result in surcharges being applied to your card
The importation of certain products into a country is restricted in order to protect the economy and
safety of its citizens. The restrictions may be imposed by Customs or by any other agency which has
We provide a shipping service only and Customs at the parcel's destination will determine whether any
charges are payable on your package. All duties, taxes and/or quarantine fees applied are at the
discretion of local customs or governmental organisations and are out of our control.
If the addressee refuses to pay duties/taxes, the parcel may be held, returned (if allowed by Customs)
or destroyed, and additional costs may be incurred. As per Terms and Conditions, those charges will be
billed to the sender.
Please note, no shipping costs are recoverable for parcels held or destroyed, even if shipping
protection cover has been purchased.
Majority of parcels can be delivered door to door, once it has cleared customs at destination. However,
some countries have a door to airport service only. In those countries, the recipients may have to
present themselves to either Customs or the local courier's office to take possession of their
We advise you to verify independently, all Customs, Governmental and Quarantine regulations. These rules
can and do frequently change without prior notice or recourse.
World Customs Organisation
Economic Operator Registration and Identification (EORI)
It is now a requirement that all exporters sending freight outside of the E.U must have an EORI number
if they are VAT registered.
If you have any queries regarding the EORI application process then please visit the
After you have paid for a shipping service to Russia, you will be redirected
to a page where you can download and print out the relevant shipping labels, i.e
AWB (Courier Air Waybills - barcode) - Proforma or Commercial invoice - Address label.
The above documents are standard for any international shipment.
Please note, if additional documentation is required for the import of any particular item, it is the
customer's responsibility to provide them at destination.
Goods travelling by 'Cargo' are subject to different restrictions to those travelling as carry-on
A shipment to Russia is deemed unacceptable if: it is classified as
hazardous material, dangerous goods, prohibited or restricted articles by IATA (International Air
Transport Association), ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organisation) or other relevant organisation.
Many items which appear harmless in everyday use can pose danger on air transport and are consequently
forbidden for transport.
The following page displays a sampling of common prohibited and restricted goods.
Your parcel must be boxed and well packaged. This will reduce the risk of damage to any item during
transit or any associated automated distribution process.
Please be aware the item is not taken by hand from collection to destination and will visit many sorted
facilities on its journey. For that reason, you need to protect the items to ensure they make it from A
to B safely.
The following packaging guidelines are recommendations to assist you in packaging your shipment:
When you book a shipping service to Russia, you will be able to choose an
appropriate level of cover for your shipment. We offer enhanced parcel protection for up to £2000
for a small additional fee.
If you do not purchase enhanced Shipment Protection, your shipment will be only covered to a maximum
value of £50 as per the limited liability set out in our
Terms & Conditions and subject to your
parcel passing minimum packaging requirements.
Please note that the declared value for customs purposes is not related to the declared value selected
for Shipment Protection. We encourage all customers to purchase shipment protection cover for loss or
- 01/01/2018 - New year's day
- 02/01/2018 - 2nd new year's day holiday
- 07/01/2018 - Russian orthodox christmas
- 14/01/2018 - New year (orthodox)
- 16/01/2018 - Russian winter festival
- 25/01/2018 - St. tatiana day (beginning of winter holiday)
- 23/02/2018 - Defender of the fatherland day
- 01/01/1970 - International women's day
- 12/04/2018 - Cosmonaut's day
- 01/05/2018 - Labor day
- 02/05/2018 - 2nd day of labor
- 09/05/2018 - Victory day
- 16/05/2018 - Red hill holiday
- 06/06/2018 - Pushkin's birthday
- 12/06/2018 - Russia day
- 21/06/2018 - White nights festival begins (to mid july)
- 14/08/2018 - Honey spas
- 19/08/2018 - Day of the failed august, 1991 coup
- 22/08/2018 - National flag day
- 29/08/2018 - Nut spas
- 08/09/2018 - Siege of leningrad day
- 19/09/2018 - Moscow day
- 04/11/2018 - Unity day
- 07/11/2018 - Accord & reconciliation day
- 10/11/2018 - Militsiya (police) day
- 12/12/2018 - Constitution day (or russian independence day)
We have a detailed and comprehensive Help Section here. If you cannot find
the answer or advice you are looking for there, please use our enquiry form
Modern technology can make it easy to feel close to somebody no matter
how many miles away they are, but a phone call, email or text can never
quite compare with the thrill of receiving a hand-delivered parcel
especially chosen and sent by a loved one. Yekaterinburg is one of the
major cities of Central Russia and as such it may seem remote and far
away, but if you have a family member who's working there, a loved one
who's travelling through Russia and has decided to visit the historic
site of the assassination of Tsar Nicholas II or indeed a relation who
lives there, then a Yekaterinburg shipping service may be just what you
want to let them know they're in your thoughts.
When you're arranging your package delivery to Yekaterinburg you'll be
keen to use a courier that can offer security, peace of mind and a
promise that your Yekaterinburg shipping will be handled with the kind
of care it would receive if you were taking it personally. At
RapidParcel.com we carefully select couriers who can make this kind of
promise. We know this because we only work alongside the kind of
household names that you yourself would choose. The difference is that
our package delivery to Yekaterinburg won't just be a one-off deal. It
will be part of a working relationship stretching back more than two
decades and built upon mutual trust, respect and the certainty that the
couriers we partner will ensure that your package is in the hands of
your loved one as soon as possible. It may be a birthday gift, a
hand-written anniversary card or a present bound for a spot beneath the
Christmas tree. There are many reasons why your Yekaterinburg shipping
may be required to meet a tight and specific deadline and
RapidParcel.com will make sure it arrives precisely when and where it
should arrive - on time, every time.
You might expect to pay a premium price for this level of service, but
when you're using our courier comparison site nothing could be further
from the truth. The fact that we work alongside such exceptional
companies on a long-term basis means that we're in a position to get
the best possible value for money, and to pass these savings on to you.
Of course, Russia is a vast country, and it's not just on our package
delivery to Yekaterinburg that we offer this level of excellence.
Whether it's a parcel delivery to St Petersburg or a Moscow package
delivery to a distant loved one, RapidParcel.com offers the same
impressive combination of speedy delivery, safe handling and unbeatable
value for money. Arranging Yekaterinburg shipping is as simple as can
be when you use RapidParcel.com. The table below gives you some sample
prices, but to see what our courier partners can offer simply complete
our booking form for your package delivery to Yekaterinburg.