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Discreet Packaging, Many Payment Methods and the Fastest Delivery Options to South Korea for Supplements & Vitamins
Because we use local processors unlike other supplement companies, you will never be billed for exchange rate fees or foreign transaction fees!
ALL ORDERS SHIP FROM THE USA DIRECT TO SOUTH KOREA. All vitamin, herb and bodybuilding supplement orders placed on BestPriceNutrition.com are shipped direct from our warehouse in Woodridge, IL 60517 U.S.A. to South Korea. Learn more about our company here. Best Price Nutrition has worked hard to find the fastest, easiest and more discreet shipping methods possible for our South Korean customers! Here is our translated South Korea Shipping Page.
How long will it take to receive my order in South Korea?
We ship 95% of our packages the same or next day directly from our warehouse in Woodridge, Illinois U.S.A. On average, we usually see orders being delivered usually within 4 to 8 business days with our DHL option. However on occasion orders may delivered even later depending if there are any customs issues.
What's the shipping cost to South Korea?
The shipping cost of your order to South Korea depends upon the method you select and the weight of your order. You can use the 'Estimate Shipping' function on the shopping cart page. Also you can view the shipping cost during the checkout process before entering your payment infomation.
What to Expect After I Place My First Order?
If you have never placed an order with BestPriceNutrition.com, thank you for making a purchase. We will do everything we can to make it a seamless process. We ship out 95% of our package the same or next day. You can see all our happy customers on our Facebook page, which has over 50,000 fans! Plus as a thank you, you can expect free samples along with your order!
What about duties and taxes?
For most goods, Korean citizens can order up to $200 USD duty and tax free. However, for personal care items, vitamins, and supplements we cap tax and duty free orders at $120 USD. We have found that orders over $120 USD will be assessed tax and duty. Also there is a 6 bottle maximum personal usage for South Korea citizens. To recap, orders up to $120 USD that contain 6 or less bottles will be delivered tax and duty free.
What if My Order Arrives Damaged?
Contact Best Price Nutrition through our free Live Chat function or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible. We will need proof of the damage which can be given with a photo of: the items in the order, the invoice, and the packaging you received this in. For damaged products, we may issue you a store credit.
What Will the Shipping Box Look Like?
Your product will be shipped in a discreet, blank cardboard box. It will not have our logo on the outside or any indication of what the items are inside the package. We aim to make the boxes as plain as possible to avoid customs opening the package up and assessing tax or duty.
Do you Fraud Check International Orders?
Absolutely. While we have proprietary technology and methods on how we check orders for fraud, we will say that we start by checking the following pieces of information:
- IP address
- Credit card details
- Shipment addresses
In Stock vs. Backorder Status
If your product is listed as In Stock on our website, it will ship out the same or next business day. We do not ship on weekends. If the product is listed Out of Stock or Backordered, it will ship once we have the product in stock. Whether the product is in stock or on backorder, you will be billed immediately.
Payment Methods & Transaction Fees
- Visa, Visa Electron, JCB, UnionPay, MasterCard, American Express, Discover. Our payment processer is a local processor so you will never have to pay any foreign transaction fees.
- We use a local credit card processor, therefore you will not be subject to foriegn transaction fees from your bank.
Customs & Country Regulations
Please know that we do try to adhere to each countries individual import policies. While we do our best to make sure that we don't ship prohibited products into South Korea, it is up to you to double check your countries import policies before ordering. If your package is held by customs and returned to us, we can give you a refund less shipping and return shipping costs, upon us receiving the package back. However if your package is destroyed or abondoned we're not able to offer a refund. Please find below a list of items that are restricted for import into South Korea:
Yohimbine, Sibutramine, Propoxyphenyl Thiosidenafil, Sennoside,Icarin, Cascara Sagrada, Tadalafil, Dimethylthiosildenafil, Gymnema, Chrysin, Kavakava,Echinacea, Alpha-Lipoic Acid, White Willow Bark Extract, Hoodia Gordonii, RhodiolaRosea, Black Cohosh, Phellodendron Amurense, Horny Goat Weed, Epimedium, GuaranaSeed, Caffeine, Dextromethorphan, Butcher's Broom, Poppy Seed, Slippery Elm, SennaLeaves, Garcinia Cambogia, Hydroxycitric Acid, and Echinacea are not allowed to be imported into Korea.
For more information on South Korea customs, please visit: http://www.customs.go.kr
Package Descriptions / Value
For international packages, the customs form will be affixed to the outside of your box. This will list each item name and the total quantity of that item in the package. Due to International Law, we cannot adjust or change the description of your order. We constantly research and communicate with customs agencies and shipping carriers worldwide to ensure you package has the highest chance of arriving safely and quickly.
We do not include shipping costs in the total of your declared value. Any coupons, rewards, or other discounts are removed from the value of your order to reflect the actual price of the items, which helps lower the Declared Value. Due to International Law, we cannot adjust or change the value of your order.
Prohibited and Returned Items
Based on the laws of your country, some items may not be available for shipping to your country. This will be indicated when you try to add a given item to your cart, you will see a message stating it is unavailable to your country. We do our best to stay up to date with the laws and regulations with each country we ship to. While we do our best to stay on top of customs laws in most major shipping destinations, we cannot guarantee that our restricted items list is always up to date. Therefore, it is ultimately your responsibility to check if the products you have ordered are allowed in your country before you order. If your package is stopped by customs and returned to us, we can give you a full refund minus shipping and return shipping (if applicable) costs when we receive the package back. Unfortunately if your package is seized and destroyed we're not able to offer a refund.
Examples of prohibited items in South Korea are Alpha Lipoic - R-Lipoic Acid, Icariin, Yohimbe, Hoodia, Melatonin, and Echinacea.
Personal Customs Code (PCC)
Korean customs now requires you to enter your Personal Customs Code (PCC) for customs clearance. The PCC code must match the name of the package recipeint. If you are ordering for someone else, and are entering their name in the ship to, you must enter their PCC code. You will see this is a required field in the checkout.
The South Korean governemnt has replaced both the Resident Registration Number (RRN) and Alien Registration Number with the Korean Personal Customs Clearance Code (PCC Code). The "Korean Personal Customs Clearance Code” can be created at: http://portal.customs.go.kr. The process of creating it takes about 5 minutes and you will receive the new code.
If you are a foriegn citizen and do not have a Personal Customs Code (PCC), you can enter your 9 digit passport number (or that of the consignee). Passport format: (F+Country Code+Passport Number).
Below are the 6 steps for creating your PCC code:
1. Got to http://portal.customs.go.kr) and create an account.
2. Log in with your ID and password, and then click on: 개인통관고유 부호 신청(Personal Customs Clearance Code).
3. Enter your name and Resident Registration Number. You will need a Public Key Certificate for this process.)
4. Choose your Public Key Certificate (공인인증서) and then enter your password.
5. Fill out an application for a Korean Personal Customs Clearance Code.
6. Remember to copy your new Korean Personal Customs Clearance Code and enter it on the Best Price Nutrition check out page.
Make sure your address matches the new format to meet the standards of the Road Name Address Act. You can visit http://www.juso.go.kr/support/AddressConvert.htm and it will generate the correct address. Failure to provide the proper address format will cause delays and possible additional fees from Korea Post.
Delivery Options to South Korea
We will ship your package fast and to you privately. We ship orders to South Korea using USPS Economy, DHL Global Mail Priority, and DHL Express. In our experience, we have found that packages with a smaller value (under $50 USD) and also light weight usually receive the smoothest process into South Korea with regards to customs and delivery time.
DHL Global Priority Mail (Tracking)
- Discount Rates
- Highest Percentage of Delivery Success
- Available on all Orders 44lbs or Less
- On average, takes about 4-8 Business days for delivery to South Korea
International Economy (Limited Tracking)
- High Percentage of Delivery Success
- Cheap Rates
- Available on all Orders up 4.4lbs or Less
- On average, takes about 8-20 Business days for delivery to South Korea
- Very Fast
- Available on all Orders 150lbs or Less
- On average, takes about 3-5 Business days for delivery to South Korea
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