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Shipping & Parcel Delivery to South Africa

If you’re sending parcels or documents to South Africa, we can offer you the best rates around.

What service is best for you?

The two ways to start your parcels journey, can be done via courier collection or customer drop off. We can book a DHL courier to collect your shipment from your home or work address, we will provide a time for collection. Shipments can be dropped off at one of 1,200 DHL Service Points. Our trusted courier network includes DHL, DPD, TNT and UPS.

We offer economy and express services, for more information call our office.

What will you need?

You will be required to print your shipping labels and shipping documents. Documents and labels will be emailed once payment has been received for booked shipment.

You will also need to package your own shipment and ensure it is safely packaged to be shipped. Click here for the Impact Express packaging guide.

What are prohibited items?

For a detailed outline of prohibited items/ imports please refer the South African Customs, click here.

Such prohibited items include:

  • Jewellery, including costume jewellery, watches and objects constructed of precious metal and/or stones with a value in excess of £4,000 per waybill
  • Potential weapons
  • Shipments (in excess of £25k)
  • Tax stickers Tobacco, loose-leaf tobacco, pre-rolled cigarettes

For a full list of Impact Express’ prohibited items please click here.

Please note any duties or taxes charged by customs officials must be paid by the consignee. Goods and shipments will be held by customs until the payments is made. 

About South Africa

South Africa is the most southern African country, it shared it boarders with Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia and Mozambique. South Africa shares its coast with the Indian and African oceans.