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Which countries can I ship to using ePacket? And how long does it take?

by Afroz Nissar, 19 Comments.

Countries supported by ePacket shipping

As of August 2017, there are a total of 34 countries that you can ship to using China Post’s ePacket service:

  1. Australia
  2. Austria
  3. Belgium
  4. Canada
  5. Denmark
  6. Finland
  7. France*
  8. Germany
  9. Greece
  10. Hong Kong
  11. Hungary
  12. Ireland
  13. Israel
  14. Italy
  15. Japan
  16. Korea
  17. Luxembourg
  18. Malaysia
  19. Mexico
  20. Netherlands
  21. New Zealand
  22. Norway
  23. Poland
  24. Portugal
  25. Russia
  26. Saudi Arabia
  27. Singapore
  28. Spain**
  29. Sweden
  30. Switzerland
  31. Turkey
  32. Ukraine
  33. United Kingdom***
  34. United States****

* Packages can be shipped to mainland France with zip codes that start with 01 to 95. However, packages cannot currently be shipped to overseas territories, including Corsica, Guadeloupe, Martinique, French Guiana, Reunion, St. Pierre and Miquelon and Mayotte.
** Spain is currently undergoing a test run and is not available in all cities just yet.
*** Packages can be shipped to mainland UK as well as the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man.
**** Packages can be shipped to all states, territories and military addresses within the United States.

Source: China Post ePacket Fees and Regulations (link in Chinese and changes sometimes; let us know if the link is out-of-date).

Average ePacket Shipping Times

Mexico: 20 business days
Russia, Ukraine and Saudi Arabia: 7-15 business days
All other supported countries: 7-10 business days

But this list is different from what I’ve seen on other sites!

Yes, this list might be different from what you’ve seen on other sites. Unfortunately, there’s a lot of confusion out there about ePacket.

Part of the problem stems from the fact that the USPS also has a service called ePacket. Their ePacket service is only for packages that originate in the US. Obviously, China Post’s ePacket service is for packages that originate in China.

As far as we can tell (but we’re not 100% sure), certain countries like Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Malta, and Gibraltar are served by USPS ePacket.

Those countries are not served by China Post’s ePacket.

Yes, we’re sure of this. After all, shipping via ePacket is what we do.

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Disclaimer

All this information was published by China Post (link in Chinese and changes sometimes) on May 2nd 2017 and is accurate as of August 2017. However, they can update this information without prior notice.

We try our best to keep this page up-to-date but reach out to us for confirmation before taking any action based on the information here.

About the Author

Afroz Nissar

I've been helping companies grow in the e-commerce space for almost a decade. I've saved companies countless hours of work and, most importantly, helped them significantly improve their bottom line.

That said, ePacket Express was... unexpected. I was using ePackets to ship my own products from China when I realized that there were a lot of other entrepreneurs out there that wanted to use the service but couldn't. Since I already had the infrastructure in place to manage inventory and ship packages, I figured it would be nice to help my fellow entrepreneurs with their logistics.

And here we are now.

19 Comments on “Which countries can I ship to using ePacket? And how long does it take?”

  1. Hi,
    Is there any plans to extend epacket services to India in the near future? That would be much appreciated by the entrepreneur community.

    Best Regards,
    Zain

    1. Hi Zain,

      Unfortunately, that’s not a question I have the answer to. I do know that China Post is always working on expanding the list of countries that they can serve via ePacket.

      I’ll be sure to update this list every time they add a new country so keep an eye out!

    2. Hi Zain,

      We have some good news! There is a new option for shipping to India. I will send you the details in an email.

        1. Hi Pragadish,

          Thanks for reaching out! I will send you the details for shipping to India in an email.

  2. I have hundreds of small merchandises I need ship to individual US customers. My China office is in Shanghai, the items are 2-5 ozs by weight. Would you advise me how to start? Whom should we talk to to set up account?

    Best Rgds,

    Chuck

    1. Hi Chuck,

      Thanks for reaching out! I’ll email you shortly so we can get a conversation going to figure out how we can best help you.

      Chat soon!

  3. The link is in Chinese. Can we get an English link so I can see the rates/terms on ePacket Express Please?

    1. Hi Kandi,
      Sorry for the late response! We somehow missed your comment. The link is in Chinese because it’s by China Post (and we’re not related to China Post, we just use their ePacket service for our clients). I’ll reach out to you via email with a few questions so I can prepare a quotation for you. Thanks!

  4. Hi,
    Do you know if South Africa will be added to the list in future? It would be great to be able to offer quick and efficient shipping times.

      1. Hi Natasa

        Can you please share the options you can offer for shipping to South Africa.

        Best regards.

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