Freight, Duties & Taxes

Order Processing Times

  • January to October: within 5 business days before shipping
  • November and December: 5 to 7 business days before shipping

Please note that choosing ground shipping or express shipping speeds up delivery of goods, not processing the order.

Shipping Fees and Taxes

See the tables below for shipping costs and taxes, based on your province or zip code, and the shipping option you choose.

Shipping to Canada

We reserve the right to choose between Fedex, various carriers and Canadian postal service for shipping depending on commercial or residential addresses as well as postal code.

Shipping to Quebec

Province Ground Service Express Service Taxes
Quebec $21.95 + 8% of total invoice $29.95 + 12% of total invoice 5% (GST – TPS) + 9.975% (PST – TVQ)

If you choose pick up for your order with your own carrier, a packing and handling charge per carton (from $2 to $4) will be added to your invoice.

Shipping to Ontario

Province Ground Service Express Service Taxes
Ontario $23.95 + 10% of total invoice $34.95 + 12% of total invoice 13% (T.V.H.)

We reserve the right to advise clients in Northern Ontario when the cost of shipping is superior to the charge online.

Shipping: rest of Canada

British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Yukon.

Provinces and territories Ground Service Express Service Taxes
British Columbia $29.95 + 12% of total invoice $50.95 + 12% of total invoice 5% (GST – TPS)
Manitoba $48.95 + 12% of total invoice
Saskatchewan
Alberta
New Brunswick $29.95 + 12% of total invoice $39.95 + 12% of total invoice 13% (T.V.H.)
Nova Scotia 15% (T.V.H.)
Prince Edward Island 14% (GST – TPS)
Newfoundland and Labrador $40.95 + 12% of total invoice $64.95 + 12% of total invoice 13% (T.V.H.)
Northwest Territories 5% (GST – TPS)
Yukon

Shipping Times in Canada

  • Ground service takes between 3 and 7 business days.
  • Express service takes between 1 and 3 business days in most metropolitan areas.

Shipping to Continental USA

For deliveries to Alaska and Puerto Rico, please contact Lorraine@chocolat-chocolat.com for a quote.

Continental USA (excluding Alaska and Puerto Rico) Ground Service Express Service
zip codes 0-2 $20.95 + 10% of total invoice $39.95 + 12% of total invoice
zip code 3 $44.95 + 12% of total invoice
zip codes 4 and 5 $21.95 + 12% of total invoice $45.95 + 12% of total invoice
zip code 6 $46.95 + 12% of total invoice
zip code 7 $47.95 + 12% of total invoice
zip code 8 $48.95 + 12% of total invoice
zip code 9 $49.95 + 12% of total invoice

Duty Fees and Taxes in the USA

  • If you choose your carrier, you will be responsible for customs and brokerage fees at all times. Handling and packaging fees will also be added to your invoice.
  • There are no Canadian taxes on export orders that we ship outside of Canada.

Shipping Times in the USA

  • Ground service may take up to 6 business days depending on location.
  • Express service may take up to 2 business days depending on location.
  • Shipping charges cover all custom, duty and brokerage fees on your order.

International Shipping

  • For international shipping outside Canada and the USA, contact us by email: lorraine@chocolat-chocolat.com.
  • Packages may be subject to customs fees and import duties of the country to which you have your order shipped. Any customs or duty charges are always the responsibility of the recipient.
  • There are no Canadian taxes on export sales.
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