Does a gift sent from Canada incur vat, duty or courier fees?

Hi there,
As the title says does a gift sent by UPS from Canada incur any UK charges like, Vat, import duties, courier handling charges to the recipient? value about £200.

Thanks for any info.


  • tripled
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    The fee for clearing customs varies by courier, but yes a fee will almost certainly be levied. The value is over £39 so may be liable to import duties and VAT.
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