Shipping and Returns

When Will My Order Arrive?

Domestic Delivery within the Continental United States:

Available orders shipped via UPS Ground will normally arrive within an estimated 6-10 business days from the receipt of payment. Available orders shipped via 2-Day will normally arrive within an estimated 2-3 business days from the receipt of payment. Available orders shipped via 1-Day (domestic only) will normally arrive within an estimated 1-2 business days (no Saturday delivery) from receipt of payment.

Delivery to Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico:

Available orders shipped via USPS Priority Mail will normally arrive within an estimated 6-10 business days from the receipt of payment.

International and Canadian Delivery:

Available orders shipped via USPS Priority Mail will arrive within an estimated 4-6 weeks from receipt of payment. USPS shipments are typically shipped via a non-traceable method, and Nova Science Publishers, Inc. can only confirm shipment, and cannot guarantee international delivery.

eBook Orders:

Published eBooks are available for immediate download upon payment. If you are unable to download the eBook file, please contact our Billing Department at billing.central@novapublishers.com.

For express shipping services, and quotes for large quantities and bulk orders, please contact our Billing Department at billing.central@novapublishers.com.


Taxes and Customs:

Sales tax is applied according to shipping address.

  • Domestic Delivery: All applicable sales taxes for purchases of books and related materials are calculated based on local sales tax rates, and will be added to your order at checkout. Sales tax must be applied to delivery charges in the following states: New York.
  • International and Canadian Delivery: Shipping costs do not include any duties, taxes, or clearing charges levied by the destination country. These charges are the responsibility of the customer and will vary from country to country. We cannot pre-determine what the charges will be. The charges may be billed directly to the customer by the destination’s customs authority. We suggest that you call your local customs office if you would like more information on customs duties in your country.

Our Returns Policy:

Please direct all return inquiries to our Billing Department at billing.central@novapublishers.com.

Books must be returned in the original wrap and in re-sellable condition; damaged copies must be returned within ten days upon receipt.

eBooks are non-refundable and non-returnable.


Shipping to P.O. Boxes and APO/FPO Addresses:

At this time, Nova Science Publishers, Inc. cannot ship web orders to P.O. Boxes or APO/FPO addresses. If you cannot provide a street address, please contact our Billing Department at billing.central@novapublishers.com to order via phone, fax, or mail.