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Fast, Reliable & Affordable International Shipping for Tea Exports

Special rates for shipments over 10kg

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Looking for a courier service to help you export tea from Sri Lanka?

Swyft is an international fulfillment expert, helping you ship Ceylon tea to any part of the world by providing unmatched services for eCommerce businesses including Direct to Consumer (D2C), Business to Business (B2B), and Fulfillment by Amazon (FbA) businesses through our network of partners and warehouses. 

If you are looking at shipping large orders (packages over 10kg) you can choose to ship to our warehouses in the United Kingdom & America. Our team will then pick, pack and ship to customers once you have regional orders.

Now offering special rates for tea exports over 10kg in weight. 


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Deep Discounts. Rapid Delivery.

Deep Discounts

Larger the shipment, bigger the discount. Get bulk rates when shipping over 10kg

Rapid Delivery

Doorstep delivery from Sri Lanka to your destination country/ city in just 7 working days

Milestone Tracking

In addition to providing you with a tracking number, we track your package for you, making sure it’s delivered safely and on time

Expert Services

We have a fleet of experts who are available on call, and we even pack your items professionally before it’s shipped

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need approval to export tea from Sri Lanka?

You don’t need approvals to courier samples of the tea you want to ship abroad.

But you do need approvals to ship large quantities. To know more about the necessary set of approvals and where you need to get them – click here.

What are the eligibility criteria and or documentation required for bulk tea exporters?

You need to maintain an ISO standard of ISO 3720 (which is often met by tea producers).

To know more about eligibility criteria, requirements, and application fees, click here.

What is the process to export tea samples?

If you are looking to ship (export quality) tea that weighs less than 5kg, you don’t need any documentation to ship to the destination country. You only need to ship a 5g sample for phytosanitary certification purposes.
But, please note that a prior confirmation is required, so do reach out to us at to verify.

What documentation do I need when fulfilling direct to consumer orders through marketplaces (Amazon, eBay etc.)?

If your shipment weighs less than 5kg, it can be shipped without issues, but, a prior confirmation is needed.

Please note that the tea you export must adhere to the following guidelines:

  • Proper export quality packaging
  • Clear label
  • Itemized invoice
  • Sample to obtain a phytosanitary certificate for tea

The label must be printed clearly with the following details:

  • Date of manufacture and expiration,
  • Ingredients,
  • Manufacturing process,
  • Name & address of the manufacturer
  • Composition of the tea

What does the consignee need to clear the shipment when it arrives to their destination?

The consignee must provide the necessary information/documentation requested by the destination country’s customs to proceed with customs clearance.

How do I ship with Swyft?

Shipping from Sri Lanka to the UK with Swyft is as easy as 1, 2, 3

Step 1: Drop off your package at our warehouse based in Fife Road, Colombo 05, and share the sender and receiver details with us
Step 2: Make the payment for the shipping charge which is calculated based on the weight of your package. What you see is what you pay for
Step 3: After making the payment, you will receive tracking details as a reference and updates from our team as your package reaches the delivery milestones

What are the types of packaging options provided by Swyft?

We provide basic packaging:

  • Sealed envelopes
  • Poly mailer flyers
  • Corrugated boxes
Type Box dimensions (cm’s) Weight bracket
Box 1 45 x 34 x 32 10 KG
Box 2 50 x 40 x 30 12 KG
Box 3 52 x 32 x 40 15 KG
Box 4 54 x 44 x 39 19 KG
Box 5 50 x 50 x 50 25 KG

We also provide the following additional packaging at an added cost:

  • Bubble wrap
  • Paper wrapping
  • Shrink wrap