This post by Rural Korea Living gives a thorough explanation on what to do when importing products from Amazon. If you’re in need of help with an i-parcel related question, or unsure how to acquire a customs id as a foreigner, this post is very helpful. Remember, when in doubt, the answer is most likely your ARC number!!
Originally posted on Rural Korea Living:
So, my student and I have had a rather frustrating experience and now that we know what to do, I am typing it all down to share with everyone who is importing things from any country INTO South Korea. I will now tell you exactly what we did and the emails given and everything.
My student and I made a combined purchase, with my account, from Amazon.com on September 27th, 2014. He needed to buy a specific item and it was MUCH cheaper to buy from Amazon than to buy through Gmarket. I also had some items to get, some new shoes from my favorite maker, and a book I’ve been wanting anyway. So we made a deal, I’d buy the items and we’d split the shipping cost and he’d pay me back in a few days. Nice arrangement. I ordered, Amazon sent me the standard email saying that it…
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