Shipping to South Africa

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Postage to South Africa

At the most southern tip of the second-largest continent, South Africa is an emerging economy that’s rapidly growing – which is why you need a courier to South Africa that you can trust.

Send a parcel to South Africa with Evri in as little as 13 to 14 days.  

If you’re an Amazon, eBay or Etsy seller, you’ll need to provide an IOSS number when booking your shipping to South Africa from the UK. This will normally appear on your invoice from your chosen marketplace. You’ll also need to supply certain documents to get your parcels through customs. Without these you can still send parcels, but they may be delayed.

How much does it cost to send a parcel to South Africa

When you send packages to South Africa, you can be sure you’re getting a great service at a low price with Evri. You can send parcels internationally up to 15kg. Parcels are priced per 250g so you can save by providing the exact weight of your parcel. Shipping to South Africa from the UK with Evri takes between 13-14 days on average.

Parcel size Prices from
Parcel size 250g Prices from £10.55
Parcel size 500g Prices from £13.07
Parcel size 1kg Prices from £18.14
Parcel size 2kg Prices from £24.99
Parcel size 5kg+ Prices from £45.53

How to send a parcel to South Africa

There are three ways to send parcels to South Africa with Evri.

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Book your parcel to South Africa with Evri online, on the app or head straight to your nearest ParcelShop and use our Print in ParcelShop device. Then just hand your parcel to the cashier.

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Book online or using our app, scan your barcode and drop it off at an Evri Locker. It takes just a few minutes. Quick and simple.

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Arrange for a courier to collect your parcel directly from your home or office at a time that suits you.

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Sending multiple parcels to South Africa

If you're running an international business, the chances are you regularly have multiple packages to ship at once. With our Bulk Integrations tool, you can book several parcels to send across the world quickly and easily.

1. Link your Evri account with your marketplace seller’s account or upload your parcels using a CSV file

2. Book your parcels in one go

3. Package up your items and print off your postage label at home

4. Send your parcels using any of our 8,500+ ParcelShops and Lockers or book a Courier Collection

What you can and can’t send to South Africa

There are lots of things you can send to South Africa with Evri, but there are a few limitations to consider. You can find the full list of what you can and can’t send on our prohibited items list.

You should also follow the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations and the UK Civil Aviation Authority guides for the latest restrictions for shipping to South Africa via air.


When you send a parcel internationally with us, we do all the hard work for you. There's no need to worry about filling in a custom's form, all you need to do is fill in the contents information online, and we will take care of the rest.

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Address format for parcels to South Africa

When you send a parcel to South Africa, you can write using the standard UK address format. Just make sure you include the destination country in capitals on the last line.

For example:

Mr J. Bloggs

1298 West Road





But don’t worry, all you need to do is enter the right address information at checkout, and we’ll make sure it’s formatted correctly when you print your label.

FAQs about postage to South Africa

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