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Amazon Easy Ship Fees

From November 1, 2015, the following Promotional Fees will apply till September 30, 2017:

Fee Type Local Regional National
Weight Handling Shipping Fee (First 500gms) Rs. 40.00 Rs. 55.00 Rs. 70.00
Weight Handling Shipping Fee (incremental 500gms) Rs. 40.00 Rs. 45.00 Rs. 60.00
Delivery Service Fee Free Free Free

Please note:

  • Delivery Service Fee of 1% is applicable from October 1, 2017.
  • Local rate will be applicable where the pickup and delivery happen in the same city i.e. intra-city pickup and delivery.
  • Regional zone consists of 4 regions. Regional fee will apply if shipment moves within a single region.
  • National fee will apply if shipment moves across regions
  • Delivery Service fee is charged on the final price the buyer pays for the order including the product cost, shipping charges and applicable taxes.
  • Minimum chargeable weight is 500 gms. In case of items that weigh more than 500 gms, you will be charged in multiples of the price applicable for each 500 gms. For example, the Amazon Easy Ship Fees for 800gms package being shipped to a Regional location will amount to Rs. 100 i.e. Rs. 55 (charge for first 500gms) + Rs. 45 (charge for next 500 gms).
  • Amazon Easy Ship Fees is computed on volumetric or actual weight, whichever is higher. Volumetric weight is calculated as Volumetric Weight (kg) = LBH/5000 where LBH are in cm.
  • All fees displayed above are excluding Taxes. Taxes as applicable shall be charged additionally (14% Service Tax and 0.5% Swachh Bharath Cess to all fees displayed above).

You can download the list to check the zone (Local, Regional and National) for fee type, based on the pickup and delivery pincodes. Use the first three digits of the pincode to search for a particular zone.

The examples provided below show how Easy Ship Fee is calculated on actual and volumetric weight.

Example 1: When actual weight is greater than the volumetric weight

Item Considered Tablet
Actual Weight (With Packaging) 750 gms
Round Off to be charged 1000 gms (1 kg)
Package Dimensions (Length * Breadth * Height) 20 * 15 * 5
Volumetric Weight {Formula = (a*b*c)/5000)} 300 gms
Round Off to be charged 500 gms
Weight Seller to be charged for Higher of the two i.e. per actual weight - 1kg
Shipping Fee (in Rupees)
Shipping Fee (Rs.55 + Rs.45) for Regional- (A) 100
Tax on Shipping Fee (14.5% of Shipping Fee) - (B) 14.5
Total Shipping Fee (A+B) 114.5

Example 2: When actual weight is lesser than the volumetric weight

Item Considered Backpack
Actual Weight (With Packaging) 750 gms
Round Off to be charged 1000 gms (1 kg)
Package Dimensions (Length * Breadth * Height) 50 * 30 * 10
Volumetric Weight {Formula = (a*b*c)/5000)} 3 kg
Round Off to be charged 3 kg
Weight Seller to be charged for Higher of the two i.e. per actual weight - 3 kg
Shipping Fee (in Rupees)
Shipping Fee (Rs. 55 + Rs. 175 (5 x Rs. 45) for Regional) - (A) 280
Tax on Shipping Fee (14.5% of Shipping Fee) - (B) 40.6
Total Shipping Fee (A+B) 320.6

All fees are displayed excluding applicable Taxes. We will apply Service Tax of 14.5% (inclusive of Swach Bharat Cess) to all fees displayed above. Effective June 01, 2016, the revised rate of service tax will be 15% due to introduction of Krishi Kalyan Cess