The customs fees must be paid by the recipient to be able to receive the goods.
If the customer refuses to pay for them, the cost will be passed on to the contracting party of the shipment.
It is very important that you remember to request information about applicable taxes or fees from the embassy or consulate of the destination country.
One of the most common reasons as to why goods are rejected is rejected payment of duties, so it is advisable to alert your recipient that they will be required to make the payment at the destination.
The exact cost cannot be provided until the goods are released from customs