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WooCommerce Restrict Purchases By Country

What WooCommerce Restrict Purchases By Country Does

Much like the name implies, it allows you to restrict products from being purchased in certain countries.

How Can I Benefit From WooCommerce Restrict Purchases By Country?

  • Avoid having to refund purchases when restricted products are purchased from a country they can't be shipped to.
  • Customers know right away which products they can't purchase on the shop and product pages.
  • Uses geolocation and a sanity check at checkout to ensure restricted products are not shipped to the wrong countries.

Selling Online Opens Your Shop To A Global Marketplace

You probably sell a variety of products on your WooCommerce website. Some of those products like clothing or books can be sold to pretty much anyone, anywhere in the world. 

Other products like tobacco, e-cigarettes, alcohol, items with lithium ion batteries, dietary supplements, food, cosmetics, weapons, and certain electronics however are a different story. Customers may not be aware that they are purchasing a product that can't be imported into their country, or exported from your country.

The default WooCommerce shipping settings let you determine which countries you will ship to store wide. With those default settings, if you sell books and dietary supplements on your store, you would have to restrict all shipments to countries that don't allow dietary supplement imports. But, no one from those countries would be able to buy your books either.

With the WooCommerce Restrict Purchases By Country plugin you can sell unrestricted products anywhere in the world, and only prevent the sale of certain prohibited items to customers in the countries that don't allow your products.

This plugin gives you the choice to prevent customers from purchasing a product in two ways:

  • Block the product: The "add to cart" buttons on the shop and product pages are replaced with text that indicates the product can't be purchased in the customer's country.
  • Redirect the customer: When the view a product page that they can't buy, they are redirected to a page of your choice on your website (or elsewhere). This lets you create one page that explains why the customer can't buy certain products.

The plugin achieves this by using a geolocation feature that is built in to WooCommerce. The plugin will know where the customer is located so they are given the correct message.

Finally, should the customer manage to get the restricted product in their cart somehow, the plugin does one final sanity check before the order is processed. If the shipping address is in a country that a product in the order can't be shipped to, the customer will receive a notice telling them that the product can't be shipped to their country. The customer can then remove that item from their cart and complete the checkout as usual.

WooCommerce Restrict Purchases By Country Pricing

Single Site

$39 per year
  • Install on one site
  • Support and updates as long as your subscription is active
  • No hassle, cancel any time
  • 14 day money back guarantee

5 Sites

$99 per year
  • Install on up to 5 sites
  • Support and updates as long as your subscription is active
  • No hassle, cancel any time
  • 14 day money back guarantee

Unlimited Sites

$149 per year
  • Install on an unlimited number of sites
  • Support and updates as long as your subscription is active
  • No hassle, cancel any time
  • 14 day money back guarantee