FAQ

How to calculate the shipping cost of a parcel from America to Ukraine?

You can calculate the cost of shipping a parcel using the Calculator on our Meest Portal

In addition, you can familiarize yourself with shipping rates to Ukraine, and coutries in Europe and Asia in the Tariffs section

How to check delivery times?

Air delivery usually takes up to 7 days while Sea delivery is up to 4 weeks.

To find out the delivery time to your recepient address, please follow the link and indicate the city of dispatch and the receipient address of the parcel.

How to track a parcel?

Please enter your parcel number on the tracking page and you will find the delivery status of your parcel.

You can also call Meest Canada toll-free +1 800 288 9949 and give the tracking number of the parcel to a customer service representative who will check its location. You can also email us the tracking number of your package at info.usa@meest.com with "Shipping or Tracking inquiry" in the subject line - our support team will provide information about your package by email.

Does Meest deliver parcels to russia and belarus?

The direction russia and belarus are closed for sending and delivering future parcels forever.

On February 24, 2022, russia launched a full-scale war in Ukraine, which changed a lot, including international logistics.

Can I send military equipment?

Meest does not send military and technical equipment. But you can send military uniforms, first aid kits, tourniquets, etc.

To find out if we can send your package to the military, call us at +1-800-288-9949 or by e-mail Iryna.Novak@meest.com, we will be happy to advise you.

Can I send food from America to Ukraine?

You can send almost all factory-packaged food from America to Ukraine, except for alcoholic beverages, and the products listed on this list

Please note that alcoholic beverages are not allowed to be shipped.

Please note that one parcel must contain no more than 10 kg of food.

If I have questions about parcels from the USA, Europe or China, how should I ask?

We are always on your side and will help resolve any issues as soon as possible. To get information about your other parcels, please contact Meest representatives in the relevant countries:

Parcels from/to China, from/to Europe and across Ukraine

  • Hotline in Ukraine +380504327707, +380674327707, +380934327707, +380322327707
  • Request form on our website
  • Private messages on our Facebook page

Parcels from/to other US states New Jersey (NJ), New York (NY), Pennsylvania (PA), Rhode Island (RI), Connecticut (CT), Massachusetts (MA), New Hampshire (NH), Vermont (VT), Maine (ME), Maryland (MD), Washington D.C (DC), Virginia (VA), West Virginia (WV), North California (NC), South California (SC), Georgia (GA), Florida (FL), Alabama (AL), Tennessee (TN), Mississippi (MS), Arizona (AR), Louisiana (LA), Texas (TX)

Parcels from/to other US states California (CA), Oregon (OR), Washington (WA), Idaho (ID), Montana (MT), Wyoming (WY), Colorado (CO), Utah (UT), Nevada (NV), Arizona (AZ), New Mexico (NM), Alaska (AK)

Meest Canada works with shipments from Canada

How to send a car from Ukraine?

Meest does not ship vehicles to America.

If you would like to send your personal car, we recommend that you contact the organizations that are directly involved in this.

How to send a smartphone to Ukraine?

You can send the phone via Meest. To be shipped by air, the mobile phone must be packaged as a separate package, in accordance with air transport security regulations, because mobile phones (like laptops, tablets) include lithium-ion batteries, which are considered explosives. All air parcels are scanned at the airport before being sent, and the security service may detain parcels that do not meet air security requirements.

You do not need to do this for shipping by sea, but you must declare the phone. If you have any questions, please contact support toll-free at +1-800-288-9949 or email info.usa@meest.com

How to send documents to Ukraine?

You can send documents to Ukraine through representatives or the Meest head office in New Jersey. Documents are accepted only without photo inside.

How to deliver a parcel from Ukraine to America?

Meest delivers parcels from Ukraine to the USA and Canada. Use the Meest service if you:

  • Left Ukraine and are temporarily abroad
  • Are a business that resumed its work in Ukraine, and have the ability to send goods abroad

Detailed information on how you can send parcels abroad is available at the link export.meest.com

How to become a Meest representative?

To become a Meest representative, please read the details on our website, and apply by e-mail partners.usa@meest.com

What are the benefits of creating a personal account on our Meest Portal?

To create a personal account on the Meest portal, you need to register using the link, and confirm your email in the confirmation email you will receive after registration.

Why is it convenient to have a personal account? In your Personal Account on the Meest Portal you can:

  • Calculate shipping cost
  • Fill out documents for the parcel, and customs form CN23
  • Fill out documents for the parcel from Fedex office
  • Store and view information about sent parcels
  • Check payment history
  • Create your own database of recipients
How to deliver parcel from far state of America?

Please contact with nearest agent to your location (choose America) and arrange if it is possible to send your parcel or register your account (via your personal e-mail) on portal and send your parcel from nearest Fedex branch

What are addresses and hours of Meest branches?

You can find the nearest Meest branch or agent in America using the branch map. You will also be able to find out what services are provided at the branch or agent's location, and what their hours are.

How to send a money transfer from America to Ukraine?

According to the order of the National Bank of Ukraine, it is currently allowed to make money transfers in the amount of up to 400,000 hryvnias (approximately $10,000 USD) per recipient, in one operating day. Money transfers through Meest-America can be received in US dollars or hryvnias at more than 3,000 branches of Privat Bank and Raiffeisen Bank AVAL, or through the Privat24 application (bank accounts and cards are not required). The maximum payout amount is $10,000 US per day, per recipient. Meest-America offers money transfers from the following US states only:

  • Illinois
  • New Jersey
  • Ohio
  • Oregon
  • Washington

These are the tariffs/service fees for sending money transfers, with payment to the bank:

Aval bank - code #1101 Fee Privat bank – code #0788 Fee
$ 0.01 -$ 100 $ 7 $ 100 $ 6
$ 101 - $ 200 $ 10 $ 200 $ 8
$ 201 - $ 500 $ 12 $ 300 $ 10
$ 501 - $ 600 $ 15 $ 400 $ 10
$ 601 - $ 800 $ 17 $ 500 $ 10
$ 801 - $ 999 $ 20 $ 600 $ 14
$ 1000 - up

2.0 %

$ 700 $ 16
$ 800 $ 16
$ 900 and up 2.0 %

These are the courier payment fees (in addition to a service fee) for the delivery of money transfers in American currency or in hryvnias directly into the hands of recipients in "green zones" of Ukraine. Transfers to recipients can be in American currency or in hryvnias.

regions amount up to $1,500 amount over $1,500
“Green zones” in Ukraine $ 15.00 1.0 %

Delivery times depend on the region of delivery and currency availability at the bank, and can take anywhere from 3 to 20 working days.

For Same-Day Delivery: please call the Meest_America Corporation before ordering this service at 1-800-361-7345. Service fee depends on total summ.

  • For money transfers of $900 and above, it is necessary to indicate the ID number, its validity period, date of birth, profession of the client, and purpose of the transfer.
  • For transfers of $2,900 and above, the SNN or ITN must also be indicated - even when the sender provides a foreign passport as an identification document.
  • Customers shipping multiple orders within two weeks must also provide their SNN or ITN.
How to deliver your package to Meest-America office from a far state for following international shipping?

If you live in a distant state where Meest trucks do not pick up parcels, and there is no Meest representative nearby, you may conveniently ship your parcels to our warehouse in Port Reading via FedEx, the company with which we have a special agreement. By shipping parcels to our warehouse, we can beat their international shipping prices!

In order to have your package delivered to Meest-America’s NJ warehouse via our prepaid FedEx service, you need to do the following:

Order FedEx label(s) by providing us with your mailing address . Once you receive the label(s) and other documents:

  • Fill out our Customs Declaration #CN23
  • Enclose the documents in the envelope and attach it to the outside of your parcel(s)
  • Attach the labels with Customs Declaration number and barcode onto the box (labels are on the first page)
  • Keep the last (blue) copy of the Declaration for your records
  • Attach FedEx label to your parcel(s)
  • Write FedEx tracking number on the copy of the Declaration for your records
  • Take your parcel(s) to the nearest FedEx office, or hand it over to a driver working in your area
  • FedEx representatives will accept the box from you at no charge, when they see our label on it
  • Or, contact FedEx to pick up the box at your address

What do we do when we receive your package(s)?

As soon as we receive your package, we weigh it, and create an invoice according to Meest-America’s website price information.

Payment method

You can make a payment with your credit card, or mail us a check.

When mailing your check to us, please, always indicate the Declaration number or our invoice number on the check.

You can easily track the status of your parcel on our website using the Declaration number.

MEEST-America delivers packages to Ukraine by sea and by air - these are the specifications:

  • Maximum weight of a package - 66 lbs.
  • Minimum chargeable weight - 10 lbs.
  • Maximum value of goods one may ship to Ukraine without having to pay additional import duty is 150Еuros (started Apr 1, 2022).
  • Every package is insured with our company for $60.00, free of charge. Any additional insurance will cost you 5% of the insured value.
TARIFFS AND TERMS OF DELIVERY
Territory Sea packages Air packages
price/lb delivery estimated delivery time price/lb delivery estimated delivery time
Western regions in Ukraine $1.39 $20.00 4-5 weeks $2.89 $20.00 7-10 days
City of Kyiv $1.39 $20.00 4-5 weeks $2.89 $20.00 7-10 days
Central and eastern regions in Ukraine $1.39 $20.00 4-6 weeks $2.89 $20.00 10-14 days

FedEx rate is calculated for regular size packages - the largest side should not exceed 48 inches (120 cm); second-largest side cannot exceed 30 inches (75 cm); and the maximum physical or volume weight should not be greater than 66 lbs (30 kg). For larger packages, there will be an additional fee.

FedeEx additional charge for parcels more than 40 lbs:

  • 40 lbs. + $10
  • 50 lbs. + $15
  • 60 lbs. + $20
  • 70 lbs. + $25

The following is the formula for dimensional weight - length (inches) x width (inches) x height (inches) / 139 = dimensional weight (lbs)

How to find our offices Meest-America Inc.

You can find the nearest Meest branch or agent in America using the branch map or send private messages on our Facebook page

How customer creates new parcel and that parcel can be dropped of at Meest Agent location?
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