Ship to the USA

The world’s largest economy can be a vital shipping destination for businesses of all sizes. If you’re looking to ship goods into the U.S. our fast and reliable service helps you get your shipment where it needs to be on time.

Shipping to the U.S.? We've got you covered.

Enjoy nationwide delivery coverage in the U.S. across our range of Express services. Whether it’s speed you need or first-rate value, we’ve got the flexibility to match your demands.

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Maximum weight70 kg500 kg1000 kg

How do I ship to the U.S?

The TNT advantage

  • Choose the speed you need
  • Control costs and deadlines
  • Services tailored around your individual needs

One of world’s leading express delivery companies, we ship to more than 220 countries and territories. Our offer? Local expertise on a global scale.

Pay attention to your commercial invoice!

If you’re shipping to the U.S. you’ll need to include a commercial invoice with your shipping documents. Here are a few things to remember when completing them:

Attach invoices in English

Clearly describe your goods

Tell us where your goods were made

Include an Employer Identification Number (EIN)

Don't forget the HS code

All shipments must contain a commercial invoice. You can download a template for one, here. This needs to be completed in English.

Make sure you include a full and accurate description of your goods on your commercial invoice. Try to avoid generic descriptions.

On your commercial invoice, you should list your goods’ country of origin. This is where your goods were manufactured and not where you’re sending them from.

Either the shipper, customs agent or recipient needs to provide the importer's EIN on the commercial invoice. If you’re using our template, write this within the ‘Additional Information’ box at the bottom - if the EIN number is known. This will help speed up the importation process.

Remember to include your shipment’s HS code on the commercial invoice. You can learn more about HS codes, here. Also try to include the receiver's contact details - this saves a lot of time if we have any questions later on.

Understanding FDA requirements

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates the importation of a huge range of goods. Each FDA-regulated product needs to be electronically screened before it enters the U.S.

What are FDA-regulated products?

How do I get approval for my goods?

How can TNT help?

With the exception of most meat and poultry, the following items need to be approved by the FDA.

 

  • Food
  • Drugs
  • Biological substances
  • Cosmetics
  • Medical devices
  • Electronic devices that emit radiation

 

For more details, please visit the FDA's import page. You can do that here.

Shipments need to be electronically processed before the import process can begin.

 

This starts by submitting the details of FDA-regulated products via the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBS) system.

 

Upon entry, each product’s HS code will determine the next steps required to comply with all importation requirements.

As an authorised U.S. customs broker, we can manage the whole process on your behalf – meaning you don’t need to worry about FDA regulations.

 

Let our experts help your shipment arrive safely and on time to the U.S.

 

Let us handle the customs regulations while you focus on your business.

Depending on what you’re shipping to the U.S. you might need to provide more information

Some products require you to provide us (and the U.S. customs) with a few more details.

 

Unless you require an additional permit or certificate, simply include this information on your commercial invoice. If you run out of space on your invoice, create a separate worksheet and attach it to your shipping documents.

 

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