Shop the US and ship to the United Arab Emirates with MyUS.
Here is everything you need to know.
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Estimated Shipping Costs with Premium & Single Package Membership
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Duties & Taxes
Collected by MyUS at time of ship request
Excludes oversized shipments and palletized shipments with linear dimensions greater than 80 inches (203 cm).
Rates quoted above are inclusive of any applicable MyUS package consolidation and preparation for export.
Duty & Taxes When Shipping to the UAE
What is the de minimis value for the United Arab Emirates? If you're shipping an item declared value LESS than the amounts below, you don't need to pay duty and tax. If your total value is more than these amounts, you will be responsible for paying duties and taxes when you receive your packages. Duties and taxes are not included in you MyUS shipping invoice. Learn more about duties and taxes.
De minimis Value for Duty: 1,000 AED*
De minimis Value for Tax: 1,000 AED*
Effective 1 January 2018, all imports into the UAE will be subject to a 5% VAT, based on the total shipment value.
*excluding alcohol, tobacco and other items where additional duty/tax may apply
The MyUS Advantage:
Did an item get broken or is it strictly banned in your country? If so, we will help you return the items to the shop you bought them from so you don't have to do all that after the item is shipped to you.
Package Transit Times
Average transit times for shipping items from MyUS to the United Arab Emirates:
Express shipping (preferred): 2 to 4 business days
Economy shipping: 5 to 10 business days
We process your packages fast and reship your items from our Sarasota, FL USA facility.
The MyUS Advantage:
You have a wide variety of shipping options with MyUS. You can save money by choosing economy shipping or select expedited service to get your items faster.
Products You Can't Ship Internationally to the AE
The United Arab Emirates doesn't allow some items into its borders. Be sure to check the following sites to make sure you can legally receive your goods.
Our compliance team reviews all restricted items that arrive at MyUS. We can help you complete necessary import/export paperwork. If something you bought is banned, we will help you return it so you don't face fines or penalties in the UAE.
We're your partner through the entire shopping and shipping process.
Shopping at any US online store is easy with help from MyUS. Become a member, receive a MyUS address and ship items from US merchants to our distribution center. Once we receive your purchase, we will help you export everything right to your door.
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How Can I Ship American Products When I Live in the UAE?
Love to shop American stores and ship products back to the Emirates? Unfortunately, you may find many US stores do not ship internationally to the UAE. That’s where MyUS can help.
As a MyUS member, you will receive a personal US address. Having your own MyUS address means you can now shop thousands of online stores that previously were not accessible to you, due to international shipping restrictions.
Once you have your address, just shop online like you normally would. At checkout, enter your new MyUS address as the shipping address.
We’ll receive your purchases and reship them to you in the UAE. You typically receive your US packages within 2-4 days.
What US Stores Can You Shop Online from the Emirates?
As a MyUS member, you can shop US stores to find great sales on your favorite products--makeup, designer clothes, children's clothing, baby goods, home goods, electronics, laptops, cell phones, men’s suits, shoes and more. With MyUS, you can buy almost anything you desire.
Some of our UAE members’ favorite American stores:
As a MyUS member, you have access to a real-time shipping calculator so you will know exactly how much it will cost to ship packages from the US. Shipping rates depend on a few factors:
The weight of your package
If you select urgent delivery options
Which carrier you choose (FedEx, DHL, UPS or USPS)
Where the package is being delivered
If your package has any restricted or regulated items, which may require additional paperwork to clear customs
How MyUS Saves You Hundreds on Shipping
MyUS works hard to offer the best shipping rates to the United Arab Emirates. In fact, our members save an average of $400 every year on shipping. Here’s how we do it:
Consolidating your packages by combining all your purchases into one box. This can save you up to 80% versus shipping items separately.
Discounted rates with FedEx, DHL & other couriers (and we pass the reduced rates on to our members). We receive volume discounts from the world’s largest shipping companies.
Shipping rates based ONLY on the weight of the box (not the package size, which can lead to unpredictable charges). With MyUS TruePrice, your shipment cost is calculated based on the package weight, not the size of the box. Other shipping companies charge by weight PLUS size, which can lead to extra charges.
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How Fast Can I Get a Packaged Delivered to the UAE?
Your package can be delivered to the UAE in as little as 2-4 days from its arrival in our secure warehouse.
Since 1997, our goal is to deliver delight with every package. MyUS is the first company of its kind, and we are dedicated to being the best international shipping consolidator. Here are some facts about MyUS:
Shipping to 220+ countries and territories around the globe
More than 450,000 members
Delivering more than $240 million in member purchases every year
More than 11 million packages shipped from the USA
Customs experts ensure your documents are completed properly
We love what we do, and can’t wait to serve you!
What UAE Cities Does MyUS Deliver To?
MyUS will deliver packages to all regions of the United Arab Emirates, including:
MyUS proudly serves all areas in the UAE. You can become a MyUS member if you live on the Persian Gulf, the Gulf of Oman, the Western and Southern borders or anywhere in between. MyUS also proudly serves Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and other nearby countries.
What You Can’t Ship to the UAE
Some items are legally prohibited from leaving the United States or from entering the United Arab Emirates.
We have a world-class compliance team that reviews all items that pass through our MyUS facility in Sarasota, Florida. If we find a prohibited item that will be stopped by AE customs, we will help you return it (so you don’t face unnecessary shipping charges and customs fees).
The United Arab Emirates, like every country, doesn’t allow certain items to be delivered to its country. The following items are banned by AE law, and MyUS will not be able to ship them:
E-cigarettes, e-liquid and all electronic vaping products
Drones of any kind
Swords and knives (except kitchen and cooking knives)
Watches and pens with a camera
Illegal drugs (hashish, cocaine, heroin, etc)
Pornographic materials (adult toys, movies, etc)
Pork products (subject to municipality approval)
Aircraft parts and accessories (some balloons and light aircraft may be approved but require
Items originating in Israel
Items made in Iran
Tobacco products (some are allowed to be shipped to Dubai)
Most statues are prohibited (some may be cleared if you write the customs director)
Please note: UAE customs laws may change at any time. This should not be considered a comprehensive list of banned import items.
Items that Cannot Be Exported from the United States
The United States has laws on what may not leave its borders. The following is a partial list of items MyUS is legally unable to export from its Florida facility:
Guns, including replicas
Tear gas, mace and pepper spray
Non-FDA approved medical devices
Products that include Human Growth Hormone, steroids or synthetic versions of those drugs
Lighters with fuel inside, gun power, flares or matches
Gas masks and filters
Military weapons or uniforms
Live or dead animals or insects
Skin or leather of snakes, alligators, crocodiles, stingrays and other reptiles and amphibians
Fur or skin of wolves, bears, elephants, rhinos, certain deer and foxes
If you are unsure if you can ship an item from the USA to the UAE, our customer service team is here to help you.
*Delivery times may vary based on your specific location, weather, political forces and your local Customs Office. Please see our FAQ for information on issues that could affect transit times or require additional information when shipping to the United Arab Emirates.
Express shipping via DHL, UPS or FedEx Express. Economy shipping via FedEx Economy or USPS. Freight shipping via FedEx Freight.
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