When shipping internationally with USPS there are required customs forms that need to be printed and included with your shipments. Depending upon the USPS service being used there are different forms and numbers of copies required.
The great news is that when processing USPS International shipments with ShipWorks, all the forms you need will be automatically printed for you. However, you may still have questions related to how many forms should print and what forms to include with your shipment.
This article will give you more information to help make shipping internationally a bit easier.
How do I process an international shipment?
We have an article to help you with the process of shipping internationally in ShipWorks. Take a look.
How many copies of the Customs Form(s) do I need?
Some services will yield three customs forms/labels, and others only one.
Three (3) customs forms:
- Priority Mail Express International
- Priority Mail International (with exceptions noted below)
One (1) customs form:
- Priority Mail International
- Small Flat-Rate Box
- Flat-Rate Envelopes
- First-Class Mail International
- Military Mail (APO, DPO, FPO, MPO), U.S. Territories, and Freely Associated States
- Select international destinations, including:
- Costa Rica
I have multiple copies of the Customs Forms. What do I do with them?
For shipments that produce three copies of the label, put them in a plastic sleeve affixed to the exterior of the package. Order customs forms sleeves for FREE from the USPS.
Where can I get even more information?
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