What are the shipping restrictions for orders containing batteries?

Are you considering ordering a battery from iFixit? Please read below to learn about the restrictions that are in place as these restrictions may affect your repair plans.

Due to shipping regulations, we can only ship lithium-ion batteries to physical addresses inside the contiguous United States (lower 48 states) via Ground shipping methods. We cannot utilize Air shipping methods for shipments containing batteries. Orders containing lithium-ion batteries cannot be delivered to Post Office boxes. iFixit Customer Support will contact you if your order needs to be modified before shipping is complete.

We are working with our carriers to improve package transit times and we apologize for any inconvenience if this delays your repairs.

Standard Shipping

This is the only shipping method we can use for orders containing lithium-ion batteries. The package will be transported via Ground methods only to ensure safety of the carrier.
We are required to indicate that your package contains a lithium-ion battery for safe transport and handling. This can cause your order to undergo additional safety inspections to ensure the contents are in safe condition for transport. This may also cause irregular tracking updates and delays while in transit. We apologize for the inconvenience if your order is affected by delays.
We are unable to ship lithium-ion batteries to the following destinations:
  • U.S. Armed Forces – Americas
  • U.S. Armed Forces – Europe
  • U.S. Armed Forces – Pacific
  • Alaska
  • American Samoa
  • Federated States of Micronesia
  • Guam
  • Hawaii
  • Marshall Islands
  • Northern Mariana Islands
  • Palau
  • Puerto Rico
  • Virgin Islands

Guaranteed Shipping

Shipping regulations prevent us from using this method for orders containing lithium-ion batteries, as this method involves Air transportation.

Express Shipping

Shipping regulations prevent us from using this method for orders containing lithium-ion batteries, as this method involves Air transportation.

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