When using Task Express Courier there is a process that needs to be taken in order to get these shipping services. The first part of the process is to register on the site so that your shipments can easily be tracked. After getting a profile you will then need to get a U.S. mailing address so that American retailers can ship your items to a familiar location. Then you will be able to receive the merchandise at the U.S. location and then pay a fee in order to get the merchandise shipped. The merchandise will arrive at the foreign destination within a timely manner. Since international shipping can be quite complicated at times, foreign consumers will want to have a shipping company that can get them their merchandise sent over reliably. Therefore using Task Express Courier will allow foreign shoppers more peace of mind with high quality international shipping services.
Shipping costs may vary according to the size, weight and specific location. This sheet lists the cost and ETA to Taipei based on different weight levels.
You can check the estimate of shipping costs with our Cost Calculator
There are certain restrictions and prohibitions, according to Taiwan and Mainland China customs and air cargo regulations on some imported goods and commodities which should be strictly followed.
Banknotes in “new Taiwan dollars.”
Cigars, cigarettes, and prepared tobacco.
Coins over one hundred years old.
Extracts, essences, and concentrates of tea.
Sugar, molasses, saccharine, and other sweetening substances.
Addressees must obtain import licenses for all items except (1) gifts not exceeding $1000 in value for
personal or family use, and (2) printed books not exceeding $1000.
First-Class Mail International or First-Class Package International Service items containing dutiable articles
must be registered.
Addresses must be complete and written when possible in Chinese characters in addition to English.
The Chinese postal authorities recommend the addition of Via Taiwan in the address of articles intended
for the Quemoy and Matsu Islands.
Antiques (breakable and/or fragile)
Firearms, parts thereof and ammunition
Hazardous or combustible materials (as defined in IATA Regulations)
Human remains, including ashes
Jewelry, precious metals and stones
counterfeit coins, negotiable securities, bank notes and plates or dies for printing or casting counterfeit currencies
gambling apparatus, lottery tickets and other similar prize tickets issued in foreign countries;
books, magazines, pictures and other articles, that are obscene and indecent;
publications and other articles propagating Communism;
articles infringing the rights of patents, of design, of trademarks, and the copyrights of other persons;
other contraband as specified in other laws.
Task Express Courier includes basic order descriptions and values with the customer shipment(s), to facilitate custom clearance of
packages when they arrive to the destination country.
The customer is however responsible for paying all duties and taxes to the country and of providing detailed commercial
invoices, if requested, to the customs office in that country, to clear the package(s) through customs for delivery.
The customer will be held liable for return shipping (if applicable), duties and taxes (if incurred), and for all other associated
fees when any of the following circumstances occur:
- Delivery refusal of your parcel for any reason.
- The carrier makes 3 unsuccessful attempts to deliver parcel to the listed address because customer was not at home
and/or did not pay duties and taxes.
- Provides an invalid address.
- Parcel is returned by customs because your merchandise is restricted from import into his country.
- Refusal to pay duties and taxes.
- Customer wants to return an Assisted Purchase that has already been received for whatever reason
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