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Shipping & Returns

Order Fulfillment

Thank you for your support of Mata Traders and our fair trade mission. Mata will ship your order within 3 business days, if not sooner. We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.


As Mata Traders’ fulfillment warehouse is located in Illinois, residents of this state only are subject to a Cook County sales tax rate of 10.25% as a result of online purchases.

Domestic Shipping Information

The standard method of shipping purchases from Mata Traders is USPS Priority mail. Please allow 2-3 business days after your order ships for delivery to continental U.S. addresses. If you choose expedited shipping, we will get it out to you as soon as possible using a shipping method with 1-2 days guaranteed transit. For international shipping rates and options, please see below.

Domestic Shipping Rates

Order Value Regular Expedited
Up to $49.99 $8.95 $32.95
$50.00 - $99.99 $9.95 $33.95
Over $100 Free $25

International Shipping Options

1. USPS First-Class Mail International - most affordable option, but not trackable:

  • Delivery typically takes between 7-21 business days once the order is shipped from our warehouse. Delays in customs can increase delivery time.
  • This shipping option does NOT provide tracking information.


2. USPS Priority Mail International - trackable, faster option:

  • Delivery typically takes between 3-10 business days once the order is shipped from our warehouse. Delays in customs can increase delivery time.
  • This shipping option includes tracking information.

International Shipping Rates

Order Value Canada Canada International International
USPS First Class USPS Priority USPS First Class USPS Priority
(no tracking) (tracking provided) (no tracking) (tracking provided)
Up to $149.99 $18 $30 $25 $45
Over $150 Not available* $38 Not available* $53

*First Class not available for orders over $150 due to weight limits.

Returns and Exchanges

We value your business and want you to be completely satisfied with your purchase. If you are unsatisfied with your purchase for any reason, we offer a full refund for merchandise returned unused within 30 days of receipt. Returns after 30 days will receive store credit for the current selling price of the merchandise. Returns will not be accepted after 90 days. Merchandise indicated as 'Final Sale' at purchase may not be returned or exchanged.

When making a return, please click here to download and print our Retail Return Form and indicate whether you would like a refund, exchange, or credit. If exchange, please indicate desired item(s) and size(s). Refunds will be credited to the original form of payment. Shipping charges will not be refunded.

Mail returns to:
Mata Traders
Attn: Returns
5112 N. Ravenswood Ave.
Chicago IL 60640

The cost of return shipping is the customer’s responsibility, but exchanges will be sent out at no extra cost. We recommend using a trackable return method, as Mata Traders cannot be responsible for lost or stolen return shipments. Please allow a processing time of two weeks on returns and exchanges.

Final Sale Policy: Merchandise marked 'Final Sale' may not be returned or exchanged.

Questions or comments? Email or call toll free 1-855-HEY-MATA.