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Send a parcel to Saudi Arabia from the UK via our reliable and safe Worldwide Air delivery service in just 3-4 days*. Our standard delivery option for shipping to Saudi Arabia from the UK includes collection from your work or home address. Alternatively, drop your parcel at one of our 52 nationwide depots, bringing the cost of your parcel to Saudi down to as little as £41.46* .

Please note: All high-value shipments into Saudi Arabia (with a value of 1000 SAR or above) will require a valid Consignee ID/ Company Registration Number to complete the customs clearance as per Saudi Customs Regulations.

There are a number of national holidays that may have an impact when you send a parcel to Saudi Arabia. Please note delivery times may be affected. Browse the upcoming Saudi national holidays below.


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2024 Saudi Arabia National Holidays


Listed below are a number of national holidays and national observances that may have an effect on the delivery of your parcels to Saudi Arabia.



22nd February

Foundation Day

10th April

Eid Al Fitr Holiday

11th April

Eid Al Fitr Holiday

12th April

Eid Al Fitr Holiday

13th April

Eid Al Fitr Holiday

16th June

Eid Al Adha

17th June

Eid Al Adha

18th June

Eid Al Adha

23rd September

National Day

*Public holidays in Saudi Arabia may affect our estimated transit times.



Alongside our own prohibited items list, it is important to check the national customs of Saudi Arabia before sending a parcel, more information can be found on the Saudi Customs Authority website.

Customs Regulations in Riyadh (RUH) - Pending Clearance Air Shipments as of May 18th, 2017

Foreign residents in Saudi Arabia are not allowed to import commercial shipments, only personal shipments are acceptable. If a commercial shipment is sent to a foreign resident in Saudi Arabia, customs will re-export it immediately.

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  • For personal use (1-2 Mobiles), an invoice needs to be attached with the shipment
  • For commercial use ( more than 2 Mobiles), the original invoice attached should state the manufacturing country and a Conformity Certificate (Certificate of Origin).

High-Value Shipments:

  • Over 100 USD: invoice and a consignee electronic registration Number & CR (consignee Registration Copy) is required.
  • Over 13000 USD: needs original attested invoice and COO (country of origin) from shipper and authorization letter from the consignee.
  • Watches should always be accompanied by a certificate of origin otherwise they will be seized by customs.

Supplements and Cosmetics for individuals (personal use) are allowed to be imported as per KSA customs only when aligned with the SFDA rules, which are:

  • Not more than 3 boxes per product with a max of 5 different types of product per shipment. Note that the breakdowns of weight are not decided and totally depend on the customs inspector’s decision on what to consider commercial and what to consider personal.
  • Any food supplement or cosmetic for weight loss /slimming, fattening or sensual enhancement is completely forbidden.

The maximum allowed time for Air shipments to pending clearance in RUH customs is 21 days. RUH customs will not allow abandoning, confiscating or destroying any shipment pending clearance. Held at customs shipments will only have two options:

  1. Clear the shipment by providing the needed paperwork and paying the outstanding duty/ tax amount.
  2. Re-export the shipment which requires paying the final duty/tax, and imposed penalties for unacceptable items.

Shipments containing fake brands must be re-exported the next business day. The shipper will be responsible for the return charges plus the duty/tax and penalties if found.

How to package parcels to Saudi Arabia


Looking to use our courier to Saudi Arabia? We can transport parcels up to 25kg in weight and 80 x 80 x 80cm maximum dimensions. If you’re sending something of reasonable size or weight, you might like to visit our help page on sending large and heavy parcels.

Although your parcels are likely to reach Saudi Arabia in only a number of days, we would still recommend taking the time to prepare and package it well for transit to ensure it is delivered safely and intact. When you send a parcel to Saudi Arabia, we’ll look after it on the way – but we recommend correctly packaging your items if the contents are fragile.

See our handy International packaging guide for more packaging hints and tips on sending parcels to Saudi Arabia from the UK.

Weight of parcel being delivered to Saudi Arabia Worldwide Air Prices
1kg £44.62* Book
5kg £69.90* Book
10kg £101.50* Book
25kg £196.30* Book

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How safe will my parcel be?


From the time of collection (should you not be in, you can opt to leave your parcel in a safe place and our driver will collect it from there) to delivery in Saudi Arabia, where it will be signed for by the recipient, we take good care of the items you send with us.

We also offer free online tracking to keep you fully updated on your parcel’s location and provide £50 contents cover on your item as standard – you can choose to add extra cover for more valuable items if you wish.

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