IHerb Shipping info Guide in New Zealand (2022)

iHerb is one of the largest online stores that sell nutritional supplements in New Zealand, 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 New Zealand. 

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

You will know the price and delivery time for each shipping company available on IHerb to New Zealand 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 New Zealand

IHerb shipping options
IHerb shipping options

There are two shipping options from iHerb in New Zealand which are

Fastway Couriers option from IHerb in New Zealand

It has Full tracking

Applies to orders valued up to NZ$409.31 and weighing no more than 8 lbs (3.6 kg).

No PO Box Allowed.

Prepaid Import Duties & Taxes included.

DHL Express Shipping option from IHerb in New Zealand

It has Full tracking

Applies to orders valued up to NZ$982.34  and weighing no more than 150 lbs (68 kg).

No PO Box Allowed.

Prepaid Import Duties & Taxes included.

New Zealand Government Restrictions on IHerb Products

New Zealand Government Restrictions on IHerb Products

Please be aware that the following substances are not allowed to be imported into New Zealand:

  • GABA
  • Melatonin
  • DMSO
  • DMAE
  • Pregnenolone
  • Vitamin D (when greater than 1000IU per daily dose)
  • Zinc (when greater than 25mg per daily dose)
  • Lithium
  • Tryptophan (when greater than 100mg per daily dose)
  • Selenium (when greater than 150mcg per daily dose)
  • L-Dopa
  • Yohimbine
  • EDTA
  • Adrenal extract
  • Pituitary extract
  • Synephrine (when greater than 30mg per daily dose)
  • Phenazopyridine and Progesterone cream.
  • Dried Meat products
  • Honey
  • Whole Grain
  • Pet remedies/food/supplements/shampoos
  • Seeds for sprouting.

For more information on the specific requirements and paperwork, please visit www.mpi.govt.nz.

IHerb Shipping Cost in New Zealand

IHerb Shipping Cost
IHerb Shipping Cost

These are the shipping cost for the two shipping options available in IHerb for the New Zealand customers

Fastway Couriers Shipping Cost on IHerb

It is free if your order is over NZ$60, and its cost varies if your order is below this amount.

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

DHL Express Delivery Cost on IHerb

Its cost varies depending on the number of items on your order and their 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 New Zealand

IHerb Delivery time
IHerb Delivery time

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

Fastway Couriers Delivery Time on IHerb

The Fastway Couriers Delivery Time is 12 to 19 days.

DHL Express Delivery Time on IHerb

The DHL Express Delivery time is 9 to 21 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 the New Zealand

Import tax and duties will be imposed on customers with order values exceeding NZD $1,000.

For information about customs, import duties, etc., visit: New Zealand Customs Service

The good news is that all duties, taxes, and import fees are pre-collected at 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 New Zealand

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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