IHerb Shipping info Guide in Australia (2022)

iHerb is one of the largest online stores that sell nutritional supplements to Australia, which you should take into your account when you want to buy any dietary supplements, cosmetics, bathing, and personal care products.

All iHerb orders are shipped out from their US warehouses to Australia by Air Freight. 

In this topic, I will tell you all the information you need about shipping and delivery from iHerb to Australia.

You will know the price and delivery time for each shipping carrier available on IHerb to Australia to choose the right one for your time and budget.

You will also learn the most important points to keep in mind in order to prevent your order from being delayed or lost.

Let’s get started

IHerb shipping options in Australia

IHerb shipping options
IHerb shipping options

There are three shipping options from iHerb in Australia which are

Global Air Home Delivery with Tracking from IHerb in Australia

The first shipping option is global air, If Global Air Home Delivery with Tracking service is selected, iHerb will allocate the quickest and most affordable shipping carrier in your region which are

  • Australia Post 
  • Aramex

It has Full Tracking.

The maximum order value accepted to use this shipping option is 326.81AU$ and the maximum weight allowed is 10 lbs (4.53 kg).

Australia Post Shipping option from IHerb in Australia

The second shipping option is Australia Post. In this method, Shipments are transferred to iHerb’s partnered company in Australia, and then Australian Post completes the delivery. This shipping method includes order tracking through Auspost.com.

It has Full Tracking.

The maximum order value accepted to use this shipping option is 326.81AU$ and the maximum weight allowed is 10 lbs (4.53 kg).

DHL Express Shipping option from IHerb in Australia

The third shipping option is DHL Express for faster delivery.

It has Full Tracking.

The maximum order value accepted to use this shipping option is AU$891.30 and the maximum weight allowed is 150 lbs (68 kg).

No P.O. Box. accepted.

Australian government Restrictions on IHerb Orders

Australian government Restrictions on IHerb Orders

Be noted that the following substances are not allowed to be imported into Australia:

Any Supplements containing

  • Hemp oil
  • Egg yolks
  • Dairy
  • MSM
  • DHEA
  • Bee pollen, bee pollen as a powder
  • Banana
  • Hoodia
  • Kava
  • Camu Camu powder
  • Cordyceps powder
  • Products with hormones such as Pregnenolone, HGH, or 7-Keto and some products containing enzymes
  • Dried beans
  • Lentils
  • Products for pets and rice each require an import permit
  • Any product in powdered form may cause customs to quarantine the order or assess extra fees.

For more information about prohibited and restricted products please visit Biosecurity Import Conditions System (BICON).

IHerb Shipping Cost in Australia

IHerb Shipping Cost
IHerb Shipping Cost

These are the shipping cost for the three shipping options available in IHerb for the Australian customers

Global Air Home Delivery Cost on IHerb

Shipping by Global Air is free if your order is over AU$80 , and it cost 10 AU$ if your order is below AU$80 .

For more information, Read my post about Getting free shipping on IHerb.

Australia Post Delivery Cost on IHerb

Its cost is a Flat rate of AU$10

DHL Express Delivery Cost

Its cost varies depending on the number of items on your order and the total weight.

You could find the exact shipping cost on the shopping cart page in the shipping estimate section after you added your product to the cart.

Keep reading to learn how to do that.

IHerb Delivery time in Australia

IHerb Delivery time
IHerb Delivery time

These are the delivery time for each shipping option available in IHerb for the Australian customers

Global Air Home Delivery Time on IHerb

The Global Air Home Delivery Time is 11 to 30 days.

Australia Post Delivery Time on IHerb

The Australia Post Delivery is 11 to 30 days.

DHL Express Delivery Time on IHerb

The DHL Express Delivery Time is 11 to 20 days.

Note that the Estimated Delivery window provided by iHerb reflects most standard deliveries. However, some orders may occasionally be subject to longer transit time caused by air freight delay, Customs hold, or any other unforeseen complications outside of iHerb’s control.

Customs Duty and Tax Information of IHerb orders to Australia

Starting July 1st 2018, the goods and services tax (GST) will be applied to any imported goods to Australia. The new GST will include charging all imported goods to Australia with a 10% tax on the retail price and on all items that are valued at $1000 AUD or less.

The good news is that all duties, taxes, and import fees are pre-collected at the time of checkout to expedite Customs Clearance; no further payments are required at the time of delivery.

How to Choose the Shipping Carrier on IHerb

These are the steps to choose your preferred shipping carrier on IHerb in Australia

1- Start creating your order as I explained in my post about how to order from IHerb, Then open the shopping cart page by pressing on its icon

Open the IHerb shopping cart
Open the IHerb shopping cart

2-Scroll down to the shipping estimate section, then press on your preferred carrier according to each one’s price and delivery time to select it.

Choose your preferred shipping carrier on IHerb

After that, you shall checkout and place your order.

If you need to contact any shipping carrier for any reason, you will find the contact details for each one on the IHerb shipping info page

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