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International customers

Ordering from outside the UK

If you are in Europe, Caribbean, Africa or the Middle East you can order direct from Sweet & Maxwell eStore.

If you are outside this area you can order Sweet & Maxwell products from your nearest Thomson Reuters regional office or one of our recommended overseas agents.

VAT charges for customers outside the UK

Customers in the EU will be charged UK VAT at the prevailing rate on qualifying products (such as eBooks, online services and CDs) unless they provide a VAT number in which case VAT will not be charged.

Customers outside the EU are not charged VAT.

For more information, view VAT in Accounts and invoicing.

International delivery and costs

Outside EMEA
Our eStore is currently unable to calculate charges for delivery outside EMEA. In these cases a notification will appear at the Review Your Order stage but you can still submit your order. We will contact you after you submit your order to obtain your agreement before we complete your order and take payment.

Within EMEA
Items purchased for delivery in Europe, Middle East and Africa are subject to a delivery charge, the amount will be shown at the Review Your Order stage of the checkout, before you place your order. The charge accurately calculated based on the weight of the items and delivery destination

When your products are delivered, your local Customs may charge you a Customs Duty / import fees. Please contact your local Customs office for more information about their charges.

As we are unable to deliver to PO Box addresses, please ensure that you provide us with a full street address, contact name, e-mail address and telephone number when placing your order.

How long does it take to deliver international orders?

Sweet & Maxwell, IDS, W Green and Round Hall titles:


5-7 working days

Caribbean, Africa or the Middle East            

7-10 working days

Other Thomson Reuters Legal titles:

Standard Delivery between ten days and five weeks dependent on publisher.

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