Extremely high demand for Birkenstock products and impacts from Covid-19 on global supply chains has had a significant effect and delay on summer stock delivery. Our local delivery partners have advised that there is still congestion in the Australian freight networks and there are ongoing delays for expected shipping times.


If you intend to return an order, please contact the Customer Service team via email for a Web Returns Authorisation Number within 14 days of receiving the goods. If the item is damaged or faulty please contact within 3 days of receipt.


*Australia Post & Startrack Update March 2021*

Australia Post has continuing delays due to high demand, weather events and a backlog of parcels.

For more information please refer to the Australia Post website here.

Returns Process

Email Returns


1. Any returns for refunds should first be advised via email. Please email the Customer Service team with your order number and request a return authorisation number. You can also reply to your order confirmation, this will automatically include your order number and purchase details. 

2. The Customer Service team will then provide a return authorisation and further return instructions.

3. Once you have contacted us and received authorisation please return your order within 14 days of receiving the order. 

 Returns Conditions

All returns for change of size or change of mind must be sent via a traceable service at the expense of the customer.

We request that you do not write on the box or use sticky tape on it. Where possible, we try to minimise waste by reusing boxes as part of our sustainability commitment. 

Upon receipt of your returned products, Birkis4U will happily reimburse you for the cost of the goods providing they meet our standard conditions for return. 

We reserve the right to refuse a refund or charge a resstocking fee if: 
•    The products are marked, damaged or show signs of wear, this includes footprints and toe marks
•    The products are not returned in their original condition
•    The products are not  returned with the original box or packaging
•    Due to the intimate nature of and for OHS reasons socks cannot be returned if the packaging has been removed.

We will contact you if the items you have returned do not comply with our returns policy and are not eligible for a refund.

If your order is damaged or faulty upon delivery, Birkis4U will replace or repair them on the condition that written notification of their damage is advised (via email) to our Customer Service team within three (3) days of receipt of goods.

The Customer Service team will advise how to proceed with returning the faulty or damaged goods as quickly as possible.

Damaged in Transit

Damaged goods must be returned to the offices of Birkis4U within 14 days of receipt and notification of intent to return to be eligible for a refund.  Birkis4U will cover any postage charges you incur if the product/s are found to be damaged in transit or found to be faulty.

Faulty Claims

All faulty claims are assessed on a case-by-case basis on site by our workshop. The Customer Service team must be notified of any defects or faults as soon as they present. Once a return authorisation has been issued, the item/s must be returned within 14 days. Faulty items will be assessed for reparability first in accordance with our commitment to sustainability and waste reduction and as is our right under the ACCC guidelines to repair any goods where possible before replacement or refund after being subject to assessment.





If the product is unsuitable, you can return the item for refund or credit voucher to repurchase what you need. We would love to help you find the correct size or should you wish, a style that suits better.
Birkis4U is dedicated to providing their customers with quality products, ensuring that each transaction results in a satisfactory shopping experience. We are happy to refund orders provided they fit our return criteria. Any returns should first be advised via email, as above, to obtain a return authorisation number.

Credit Card refunds may take up to 5-10 days to clear from day of refund and PayPal transactions may take up to 3 days to clear.


Due to restrictions at our warehouse, items can no longer be exchanged directly. Upon receipt of your return, we will issue you a refund or alternatively, an online credit note for you to repurchase the size or style you need via the website.

For Melbourne metropolitan customers, we can no longer accept items for return or exchange in our boutique stores.