Price list

Any product released as a personal import with a value of over $75 is subject to VAT.

Tax calculation in accordance with the law is based on the product value (as declared by the shipper) plus the value of transportation and insurance.

To clear the goods from customs, several fees may be required:

  • VAT, customs, purchase tax and other such taxes to be paid to the Tax Authority.
  • Storage fees, computer fees, security fees, etc. to be paid to cargo terminals, Airports Authority, etc.
  • Handling and clearance fees, customs agents’ service fee and other such fees to be paid to courier companies, the Chamber of Commerce, customs agents, etc.
  • In some cases, the shipper or retailer website prefers to prepay the taxes and fees and includes these expenses in the product price paid by the customer.

Following is a list of clearance fees for personal import according to shipment value

As of 01.08.2020

Shipment Value (in $)

Clearance fee (including VAT)

75$-999$

29.90 NIS

1000$-9999$

149.90 NIS

Additional expenses involved in the clearance process:
  • Physical inspection (if required by Customs) –99.90 NIS
  • Fees for handling legal documents in conjunction with government agencies –299.90 NIS
  • Handling fees for obtaining the approval of the Ministry of Transport for personal import – 59.90 NIS
  • Handling fees for obtaining the approval of the Ministry of Health (pharmacy) for personal import – 59.90 NIS
  • Handling fees for obtaining the approval of the Ministry of Health (Food Service) for personal import – 14.90 NIS
  • Shipments to the Palestinian Authority  – “The cost of handling and release to the Palestinian Authority” – 129.90 NIS
  • Handling fee *Special delivery –99.90 NIS

(*) A special delivery is a shipment that requires an irregular release process (eg. minor, foreign resident, immigrant, security screening check, etc.).

Computer and security fees (depending on the shipment value)

Shipments worth 100$-500$ require a computer fee of 18 NIS

Shipments worth 500$-1000$ require a computer fee of 18 NIS + security fee of 41 NIS

Shipments worth 1000$ and above require a computer fee of 36 NIS + security fee of 41 NIS

Storage fees & Authorization fee (Maman/Swissport)Maman is a customs-controlled body that provides storage, import and export services under. Maman charges a weight-based storage fee for each day of storage as of the shipment’s arrival in Israel.
Authorization fee is being collected by the terminals according to the price list on their website on behalf of the Airport Authority 

Following is a link to storage fees – Maman / Swissport

Tax Authority – Customs operates according to regulations and orders set by the State, which specify the tax rates and legal aspects of import (special permits required for release of cargo imported to Israel). On the Tax Authirity’s website, you can review the taxes required in accordance with type of imported product – Tax Authority.

Special certificates to be submitted to government agencies – should the shipment require documents from various institutions approving its legality, use the links below provided for your convenience:

Taxes Authority

Standards Institute

Ministry of Communication

Ministry of Transport

Chamber of Commerce

Ministry of Health

Ministry of Agriculture

Notes:

*The prices presented are subject to the value and type of goods.

*Prices are presented in NIS

*Prices include VAT

Pricelist – Personal Import

Shipments released as commercial imports are usually subject to VAT, taxes and fees.

Tax calculation in accordance with the law is based on the product value (as declared by the shipper) plus the value of transportation and insurance.

To clear the goods from customs, several fees may be required:

  • VAT, customs, purchase tax and other such taxes to be paid to the Tax Authority.
  • Storage fees, computer fees, security fees, etc. to be paid to cargo terminals, Airports Authority, etc.
  • Handling and clearance fees, customs agents’ service fee and other such fees to be paid to courier companies, the Chamber of Commerce, customs agents, etc.
  • In some cases, the shipper or retailer website prefers to prepay the taxes and fees and includes these expenses in the product price paid by the customer.

Following is a list of clearance fees for commercial import according to shipment value

As of 24.11.2020

Shipment Value (in $)

Clearance fee (including VAT)

Shipment up to $ 35 containing documents / commercial samples weighing up to 2 kg

50 NIS

35$-100$

*Weight up to 5 kg

90 NIS

499$-101$

150 NIS

500$ – 999$

250 NIS

1000$ – Above

399 NIS

Additional expenses involved in the clearance process:

  • Physical inspection (if required by Customs) –150 NIS
  • Fees for handling legal documents in conjunction with government agencies –350 NIS
  • Handling fees for obtaining the approval of the Ministry of Transport/Health for personal import – 150 NIS
  • Shipments to the Palestinian Authority up to $1000 – “The cost of handling and release to the Palestinian Authority” – 60 NIS
  • Handling fee *Special delivery –155 NIS

(*) A special delivery is a shipment that requires an irregular release process (eg. minor, foreign resident, immigrant, security screening check, etc.).

Computer and security fees (depending on the shipment value)

Shipments worth 100$-500$ require a computer fee of 18 NIS

Shipments worth 500$-1000$ require a computer fee of 18 NIS + security fee of 41 NIS

Shipments worth 1000$ and above require a computer fee of 36 NIS + security fee of 41 NIS

Storage fees & Authorization fee (Maman/Swissport)Maman is a customs-controlled body that provides storage, import and export services under. Maman charges a weight-based storage fee for each day of storage as of the shipment’s arrival in Israel.

Authorization fee is being collected by the terminals according to the price list on their website on behalf of the Airport Authority

Following is a link to storage fees – Maman / Swissport

Tax Authority – Customs operates according to regulations and orders set by the State, which specify the tax rates and legal aspects of import (special permits required for release of cargo imported to Israel). On the Tax Authirity’s website, you can review the taxes required in accordance with type of imported product – Tax Authority.

Special certificates to be submitted to government agencies – should the shipment require documents from various institutions approving its legality, use the links below provided for your convenience:

Taxes Authority

Standards Institute

Ministry of Communication

Ministry of Transport

Chamber of Commerce

Ministry of Health

Ministry of Agriculture

Notes:

The prices presented are subject to the value and type of goods.

Prices are presented in NIS

Prices does not include VAT

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