Parcels Delivery to Russia
Meest-America delivers parcels to Russia by sea and by air to the address of the recipient or postal office
For customers who live in the U.S. and wish to send parcels to Russia:
- Maximum customs value without additional import duty payments 500 euros (per person per month) and the maximum total weight of 31 kg (per person per month).
The amount of duty:
- 30% of the value that exceeds 500 euros limit
- 4 euros for each kg that exceeds 31 kg limit
- If customs duties are not paid - the parcel will be automatically returned to the sender at its own expense.
- Every parcel is insured with the company for $60.00. Any additional insurance will cost you 5% of the insured value;
- If your region does not have a Meest-America representative, please call 1-800-288-9949 or send us an e-mail to order prepaid FedEx label, customs form CN23 and instructions for delivery to our office in New Jersey.
For customers who live in Russia, terms and conditions for delivery of goods from U.S. online stores can be found here
DELIVERY TO THE POST OFFICE:
Meest-America offers delivery of parcels to Russia in cooperation with the Russian Postal Service.
- Maximum weight of a parcel - 44 lb (20 kg)
- Any measurement of a box cannot exceed 105 cm (41 inches). Sum of length and maximum cross-sectional perimeter must not exceed 300 cm (118 inches).
- Parcels are delivered by our company to the Russian Customs and then delivered to the post office nearest to the recipient's place of residence by Russian Postal Service.
Meest-America offers delivery of parcels to Russia to the address of the recipient.
- Maximum weight of a parcel - 66 lb (30 kg)
- Any measurement of a box cannot exceed 150 cm (59 inches). Sum of length and maximum cross-sectional perimeter must not exceed 300 cm (118 inches).
Delivery of parcels can be traced on our website
Also, you can obtain on this website a second tracking number of your parcel (within Russia).
The parcel may be detained by the customs due to improper declaration of its description or value. If the customs officers discover inconsistency between declared description and a content of a parcel, or if the client is not able to provide proof of goods value, parcel will be sent to the country of dispatch at the expense of the client (the owner of the goods). Please, declare your belongings accurately and properly.
To determine the cost of shipping, the greater of the actual weight or dimensional weight is utilized.
The following is the formula for the dimensional weight in lbs
Length (inches) x Width (inches) x Height (inches) / 139
A separate CN 23 customs declaration must be completed for each parcel and must be signed by the sender. Use this form to enter description of goods, their quantity, and total value of the contents of the parcel. When filling out the declaration, be specific. Don’t use general wording such as “clothing”, “used items”, “humanitarian aid”, “souvenirs”, “hardware”, “food products”, etc. Please write the full actual contents of the parcel, including specific items. You must place a number in the “Quantity” column next to the name of each item in the declaration, for example: jackets - 2, pants - 3, etc.
IMPORTANT: All parcels must be addressed to actual recipients residing at the indicated addresses. All packages addressed to fictitious recipients or addresses will be confiscated by customs.
Meest-America has no influence on the decisions made by customs nor is responsible for these decisions.
Meest-America Inc. will not provide service to any person or entity that is directly or indirectly involved in the financing, commission or support of terrorist activities or in the development or production of nuclear, chemical, biological weapons or in missile technology programs as specified in the U.S. Export Administration Regulations (15 C.F.R. part 744).
Meest-America Inc. will not provide service to persons and/or entities identified on: (1) the U.S. Department of Commerce Denied Persons List, Entity List of proliferation concern, or Unverified List; (2) the U.S. State Department Debarred Parties List; or (3) the List of Specially Designated Nationals maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control.
The Department of Commerce and The Department of State provide the list of article which require an export license. Please, follow the following link for detail information
A key in determining whether an export license is needed from the Department of Commerce is knowing whether the item you intend to export has a specific Export Control Classification Number (ECCN). The ECCN is an alpha-numeric code, e.g., 3A001, that describes the item and indicates licensing requirements. All ECCNs are listed in the Commerce Control List (CCL)
Meest-America Inc. will use reasonable best efforts to prevent any fraudulent use of Meest-America Inc. service. Meest-America works diligently to prevent credit card fraud and cancels any accounts engaged in such activity and returns the merchandise to the merchant. Meest-America requires documentation to ensure against fraud, such as requiring copies of identification and credit cards. Meest-America’s customers are solely liable for accurately providing all information required by United States' laws and regulations, including information on the value or export classification of merchandise, and for maintaining all records as required under law. Civil or criminal penalties may be imposed by the U.S. Government for making false or fraudulent statements with respect to this information.Customs authorities of all countries pay special attention to the correct completion of customs declarations, CN23, and an "Individual Waybill" as well as to the availability of enclosures of commercial character and items prohibited to import. Correct filling of accompanying documents and registration of parcels in strict accordance with these regulations will ensure their timely delivery
Parcels delivered to our warehouse are insured free of charge for the amount of $60 or $3 per kg. Any additional insurance will cost 5% of the insured value.
Meest-America will not ship the following prohibited items in international packages:
- Firearms, signal guns, air guns, gas arms, ammunition, cold steel arms (including throwing weapons), electric shock devices and spark gaps, as well as parts of those weapons;
- Weapon Parts & Accessories;
- Narcotics of any origin, psychotropic substances;
- Radioactive substances;
- Gunpowder, explosive, corrosive, flammable and other hazardous substances;
- Drugs, food supplements, vitamins;
- Animals and plants;
- Food, alcoholic beverages, cigarettes, tobacco;
- Human remains and organs;
- Jewelry, precious metals and stones;
- Works of art;
- Cash and cash instruments in any form: money orders, checks, vouchers, securities, bonds, coupons, promotions, credit cards;
- Postage stamps;
- Products and publication of obscene content, pornography of any kind;
- Items prohibited by the World Association of Transport.
- Items which require export licensing by the State Department or Commerce Department must be accompanied by a license
- Items that may pose a risk to workers, transporting parcels, soil or damage other items and equipment by their nature or packaging.
Additional restrictions for packages shipped on airplanes:
- Bengal lights and fireworks;
- Gases in any package, including pepper and tear gases;
- Flammable liquids, perfumes, colognes, nail polishes, etc.;
- Any fuel and empty containers from it;
- All paints and its solvents
- Radioactive materials;
- Corrosion inhibitors;
- Pipe cleaners;
- Oxygen-rich substances;
- Containers with aerosols;
- Cylinders for scuba diving;
- Tanks for propane;
- CO2 tanks;
- Arms and ammunition;
- Dry ice;
- A tool that runs on fuel;
- Lighters and its filling;
- Rechargeable batteries, power supplies, batteries;
- Alcohol-based agents, perfumes, nail polishes and hair;
- Alcoholic beverages;
- Absorbers, and other used spare parts or containing lubricating fluids and materials.
How to deliver your parcel to Meest-America’s office?
If you are located in a distant state, where Meest trucks do not pick up packages, and there is no our representative nearby, you may conveniently ship your boxes to our office in Port Reading via FedEx, the company with which we have an agreement, and which is why we can offer better prices to you.
In order to have your parcel delivered to Meest-America’s office in Port Reading, NJ please call 1-800-288-9949 or send us an e-mail to order prepaid FedEx label, customs form CN23 and instructions. Then, once you receive it, you need to do the following:
- fill out our Customs Declaration CN23;
- enclose the documents in the envelope and attach it outside your box;
- attach the labels with Customs Declaration number and barcode to the box (the labels are on the first page);
- keep the last (blue) copy of the Declaration for your records;
- attach FedEx label (red) to the box;
- write FedEx tracking number on the copy of the Declaration for your records;
- take the package(s) to the nearest FedEx office or hand it to a driver working in your area.
FedEx representative will accept the box from you at no charge, when he (she) sees our label on it.
What we do when we receive your parcel?
As soon as we receive your package, we weigh it, and the invoice is created according to Meest-America’s website price information. Please, remember the weight limit per recipient in the country of destination. For additional information, please, read Compliance page on our site.
We'll mail you our invoice for the cost of shipping from your address to the recipient’s address in the country of destination via regular mail.
Once you receive an invoice, you can make a payment with your credit card оr mail us a check.
When mailing your check to us, please, always indicate the Declaration number or our invoice number on the check. You can track the status of your parcel on our website using the Declaration number.