Shipping To Pakistan

Everything You Need to Know on Shipping from USA to Pakistan

Do you wish to ship your cargo from the USA to Pakistan, but are a little skeptical about it? Do not worry! SFL Worldwide is here to your rescue. Being a worldwide shipping and moving company, SFL Worldwide specializes in shipping to the majority of countries in the world, including Pakistan.

Pakistan is one of the world’s earliest and largest civilizations with a rich culture and a diverse market for potential business opportunities. The capital city Islamabad is well known for its parks and forests and plays a very important role in the shipping and moving industry connecting remote locations with ease.

Shipping cargo from USA to Pakistan has to be handled with care and professionalism for easy and seamless transit. SFL Worldwide is an international shipping and moving service provider to help you with your shipping needs from USA to Pakistan. Having a varied range of shipping solutions from USA to Pakistan, SFL Worldwide guarantees the best-in-class shipping service along with a great suite of shipping options.

To make your shipping and moving process seamless, SFL Worldwide offers the below shipping modes.

  • Air Freight
  • Ocean Freight

How long does it take to ship from USA to Pakistan?

Pakistan is located in Asia while the USA is a North American Country. The distance is approximately 7,671 miles, which is time-consuming compared to other countries in the world. The transit time of your shipment depends on the mode of transport you opt-in for, which in other ways decides the entire transit time for your USA to Pakistan shipment. Customers are offered a varied range of tailored shipping and moving solutions depending on their requirements. The estimated transit time for air freight and ocean freight is explained below.

Air Freight

Shipping your goods via air is a convenient and faster solution to get your cargo delivered to Pakistan. As a standard transit time, Air Freight usually takes 5-7 business days to deliver your cargo in Pakistan from the USA. Keeping our customer’s convenience a priority, we at SFL Worldwide provide our customers with a varied range of services and take the responsibility for the entire shipping process.

  • Door-to-Door Services
  • Packing and wrapping 
  • Easy Customs clearance 
  • 24/7 Tracking details

With our vast network of air shipping providers across the globe, SFL Worldwide guarantees the best price for your USA to Pakistan move via air. 

Ocean Freight

Ocean freight is convenient when the size of your cargo is too large and needs a bigger space. It takes more time than Airfreight to deliver your cargo but at the same time, it is cost-effective resulting in monetary benefits. Ocean freight usually takes 90-120 business days to deliver your cargo from USA to Pakistan.

How can I send a package from the USA to Pakistan?

Sending a package from USA to Pakistan has never been easier, below are the simple steps for seamless shipping.

Step 1: Visit SFL Worldwide’s website.

Step 2: Schedule a shipment with sender and recipient information along with the required shipping details.

Step 3: Download and print prepaid shipping labels.

Step 4: Arrange a door pickup.

What is the cheapest way to ship from USA to Pakistan?

The cheapest way to ship your belongings from USA to Pakistan is via ocean. Ocean freight is very cheap compared to airfreight keeping in mind the longer transit time. Upon choosing to ship your Cargo from USA to Pakistan via ocean, you have to choose the type of container according to your needs.

If you have to ship furniture, huge boxes, and other heavy items, which require a lot of space, we recommend opting in for an FCL, which is a Full Load Container. In an FCL shipment, the entire container belongs to you. Whereas, in an LCL which is less than container load is shared by customers shipping to the same country.

In a nutshell, if you have a large number of goods to ship, an FCL is the right choice. While, if you only have a few boxes you can opt-in for an LCL, which is considered the most affordable way.

How much does it cost to ship from USA to Pakistan? 

The cost of your shipment from USA to Pakistan is purely based on the mode of transportation you choose. Choosing airfreight for your international shipment to Pakistan is expensive but in return saves you a lot of time. On the other side, if you can compromise on the shipment’s transit time choosing ocean freight saves you tons of money. 

The other factor deciding the cost of your shipment is the dimensions and the weight of the package. We at SFL Worldwide provide you with free CFT Calculators  to get an estimated shipping cost from point A in USA to Point B in Pakistan.

Shipping to Pakistan from USA services

With a varied range of shipping solutions and a huge network of logistics partners, SFL Worldwide offers the below services for your shipments to Pakistan from USA.

  • Cargo shipping to Pakistan from USA
  • Shipping furniture to Pakistan from USA
  • Shipping boxes to Pakistan from USA
  • Shipping documents to Pakistan from USA
  • Shipping snacks to Pakistan from USA
  • Express shipping to Pakistan from USA
  • Cheap parcel delivery to Pakistan from USA
  • USA Courier delivery to Pakistan from USA

Shipping to Pakistan from USA options

As experts in the shipping industry since 2005, we have developed a huge number of partnerships with the most well-known shipping carriers like FedEx, UPS, DHL, etc., and offer the best of their services to our customers at low, wholesale rates.

  • UPS Shipping to Pakistan from USA
  • FedEx Shipping to Pakistan from USA
  • DHL Shipping to Pakistan from USA

Guidance of custom duties for Pakistan

The tax that is implied for shipping your goods internationally to maintain your economy and regulate the flow of goods is known as Customs Duty. While shipping your cargo from USA to Pakistan, there are certain taxes to be paid and legal documentation to be done for the same.

The Pakistani Customs department uses the Harmonized System to classify all the imported and shipped goods. Customs duties in Pakistan are levied on an ad-valorem basis. In 2018, Pakistan Customs declared that the overall average applied tariff is 10.09 percent. You can also get in touch with us for any general customs duty-related queries for your shipment to Pakistan from USA.

Prohibited shipping Items

Pakistan Customs has a unique and strict list of prohibited shipping items coming from any country. Here are the standard prohibitions and restrictions to consider while shipping to Pakistan for a hassle-free shipping process.

Following the rules and regulations stated by the Customs department and government officials,  certain products are prohibited to be shipped. Please click the below link for a detailed list of prohibited items.


  • Any item that is considered offensive to the Muslim and Islamic community is strictly prohibited
  • Items manufactured in India, Israel are prohibited,
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Antiques
  • Asbestos
  • Dangerous goods, hazards, or combustion mats
  • Furs
  • Gambling device

In conclusion, shipping to Pakistan from the USA is a difficult task and SFL Worldwide works to keep you at the highest comfort along with making the shipping to Pakistan process hassle-free and cost-effective.

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