Shipping Options and Rates

Continental U.S.

Standard shipping

Standard shipping typically takes 8–10 business days. This includes warehouse handling time and transit time. Orders are shipped by the most reliable method for your location and order. Rush shipping is available in most instances.

Standard shipping and handling charges are calculated as follows:

If your product total before tax* is:

$0.00–$55.00 add $6.50
$55.01 and over add 12% of the product total

*Tax is applied to orders shipped to Maryland and Pennsylvania. Click here for more information on sales tax.

Rush shipping

All rush orders receive priority processing and are shipped via UPS. Orders placed by 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time during the business week will be shipped the same day. Rush orders received after 8:00 a.m. will be processed and shipped the following business day. Shipping time depends on which rush method you choose. We do not offer weekend delivery.

Rush shipping and handling charges are calculated as follows:

If your product total before tax* is:

Three Day $0.00–$55.00 add $6.50 + $12.50 handling fee
$55.01 and over add 12% of the product total + $12.50 handling fee
Two Day $0.00–$55.00 add $6.50 + $20.00 handling fee
$55.01 and over add 12% of the product total + $20.00 handling fee
One Day $0.00–$55.00 add $6.50 + $30.00 handling fee
$55.01 and over add 12% of the product total + $30.00 handling fee

*Tax is applied to orders shipped to Maryland and Pennsylvania. Click here for more information on sales tax.

Please note:

  • For bulk orders, please call 1-888-337-8808 or contact Customer Service for rates and shipping options. Rush shipping options may be limited or unavailable for some large orders.
  • If you order items with different availability dates (one or more of the items is pre- or back-ordered and one or more is available immediately), we will ship each pre- or back-ordered title by standard shipping as it becomes available.

Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico

Standard shipping

Standard shipping typically takes 8–10 business days. This includes warehouse handling time and transit time. Orders are shipped by the most reliable method for your location and order.

Standard shipping and handling charges to Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico are calculated as follows:

$0.00–$55.00 add $6.50
$55.01 and over add 12% of the product total + $12 handling fee

Rush shipping

All rush orders receive priority processing and ship via UPS. Orders placed by 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time during the business week will be shipped the same day. Rush orders received after 8:00 a.m. will be processed and shipped the following business day. Shipping time depends on which rush method you choose. We do not offer weekend delivery.

Rush shipping and handling charges to Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico are calculated as follows:

Two Day $0.00–$55.00 add $6.50 + $24.00 handling fee
$55.01 and over add 12% of the product total + $24.00 handling fee
One Day $0.00–$55.00 add $6.50 + $34.00 handling fee
$55.01 and over add 12% of the product total + $34.00 handling fee

Please note:

  • For bulk orders, please call 1-888-337-8808 or contact Customer Service for rates and shipping options. Rush shipping options may be limited or unavailable for some large orders.
  • If you order items with different availability dates (one or more of the items is pre- or back-ordered and one or more is available immediately), we will ship each pre- or back-ordered title by standard shipping as it becomes available.
  • Three Day shipping is not available to Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico.

Other U.S. territories and protectorates, and U.S. Armed Forces addresses

Standard shipping

Orders are shipped via USPS. Delivery times vary.

Standard shipping and handling charges to U.S. territories and protectorates and U.S. Armed Forces addresses are calculated as follows:

Product Total Shipping
$0.00–$55.00 add $6.50
$55.01 and over add 12% of the product total

Please note:

  • For bulk orders, please call 1-888-337-8808 or contact Customer Service for rates and shipping options.
  • Rush shipping is not available to these locations.
  • If you order items with different availability dates (one or more of the items is pre- or back-ordered and one or more is available immediately), we will ship each pre- or back-ordered title by standard shipping as it becomes available.

Canada

To save customers money on standard shipping, Health Professions Press ships twice a month to Canada. Orders must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on the 9th or the 24th of any given month to be included in our bi-weekly consolidated shipments. Standard shipping typically takes 15–20 business days from the date of consolidation. If you need faster delivery, please see the options below under Rush shipping.

Standard shipping and handling charges are calculated as follows:

If your product total before tax* is:

$0.00–$67.00 add $9.99
$67.01 and over add 15% of the product total

*Tax is applied to Canadian orders. For more information, see our tax page.

Rush shipping

All rush orders receive priority processing and ship via UPS. Orders placed by 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time during the business week will be shipped the same day. Rush orders received after 8:00 a.m. will be processed and shipped the following business day. We do not offer weekend delivery.

At this time, rush shipping and handling charges for Canada are calculated individually by destination and shipping method to ensure that you receive the best and most cost-effective option. Shipping and handling charges will be added to your final invoice after we receive your order. If you need a quote before you place your order, please fill out this form, or call (1-888-337-8808), or FAX (1-410-337-8539) our Customer Service Department.

Customs clearance is performed by UPS and brokerage fees may be billed to recipients directly by UPS.

Please note:

  • For bulk orders, please call 1-888-337-8808 or contact Customer Service for rates and shipping options. Rush shipping options may be limited or unavailable for some large orders.
  • If you order items with different availability dates (one or more of the items is pre- or back-ordered and one or more is available immediately), we will ship each pre- or back-ordered title by standard shipping as it becomes available.

Other international locations

Orders are typically processed within 72 hours of receipt and shipped by way of an international Freight Forwarding service using the courier of the forwarder’s choice in order to offer the most reliable delivery for each global location. Delivery times are estimated as 3–6 weeks, but are frequently impacted by local customs clearance and may vary. Any customs fees, duty, or taxes are the responsibility of the receiver and will not appear on your order. These fees cannot be estimated by Health Professions Press and will be billed to the receiver directly by the courier or government agency upon import.

Standard shipping and handling charges to all other international locations are calculated as follows:

$0.00–$70.00 add $10.50 + $15.00 handling fee
$70.01 and over add 15% of the product total + $15 handling fee

Please note:

  • For bulk orders, please call 1-888-337-8808 or contact Customer Service for rates and shipping options. Rush shipping options may be limited or unavailable for some large orders.
  • If you order items with different availability dates (one or more of the items is pre- or back-ordered and one or more is available immediately), we will ship each pre- or back-ordered title by standard shipping as it becomes available.