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As required under Mailers may request a reasonable supply for mail preparation; however, mailers must induct their prepared mailpieces only at a USPS retail service counter. Customs declaration forms are available through an online customs form application at usps. A mailer may not use privately printed customs forms without written authorization. If authorized, a mailer may privately print PS Forms , A, and B as specified in the Customs Form Certification Checklist, which is available by clicking on the link to that checklist at the Web site noted in In addition, each form must contain a unique barcode that can be read by Postal Service equipment.
A mailer may obtain customs form and barcode specifications through the following methods:. For an item bearing a privately printed customs form under Specific options for electronically transmitting customs declaration information and additional information may be found in the Customs Form Certification Checklist, which is available by clicking on link to that checklist at the Web site noted in Certain items must bear one or more of the forms required by the nonpostal export regulations described in chapter 5.
A commercial invoice is a bill for goods from the seller to the buyer. A commercial invoice must be completed where required and must contain the following basic information:. Mailpieces bearing customs declarations have specific deposit requirements based on mail category, shape, and weight. Refer to the specific IMM part below for determination:.
The following conditions apply to customs forms for international mail items:. PS Form , Commercial Invoice, is required for certain commodities and destinations. Endorsements vary by country and are specified in the Individual Country Listings.
All First-Class Mail International letter-size and flat-size items, as defined in See Merchandise is permitted unless prohibited by the destination country. All package-size items, as defined in Follow above requirements for relevant mail category, as appropriate.
See for authorized mail classes and eligibility. See — and Publication for additional information. Merchandise consists of items other than documents that are considered potentially dutiable, as well as documents that may be subject to customs duties.
The mailer must declare a value and place a customs form on each merchandise item. If any item merchandise or document weighs more than 16 ounces, the mailer must place a customs form on it, regardless of the content. In Exhibit Documents do not include digital and electronic storage media or devices such as CDs, DVDs, or flash drives.
Examples of documents include the following:. The following are examples of items that are required to bear a customs declaration form and for which the mailer must declare a value:. When the chief postal inspector determines that a unique, credible threat exists, the Postal Service may require that a mailer, at the time of mailing, provide an acceptable primary form of photo identification see DMM The signature on the identification must match the signature on the customs declaration form.
Before mailing, the sender must fulfill any nonpostal export requirements described in chapter 5 and must ensure that the electronically generated PS Form is complete. The Postal Service acceptance employee must do the following when accepting PS Form from the sender:.
Note: Consistent with IMM Before mailing, the sender must fulfill any nonpostal export requirements described in chapter 5 and must ensure that the electronically generated PS Form A is complete. Before mailing, the sender must fulfill any nonpostal export requirements described in chapter 5 and must ensure that the electronically generated PS Form B is complete. The acceptance employee must do the following when accepting PS Form B from the sender:.
Eastern time 11 p. Pacific time. Note: Consistent with Before mailing, the sender must fulfill any nonpostal export requirements described in chapter 5 and must complete PS Form R according to the instructions on the form. After completing the applicable customs form, the mailer inserts the form set into PS Form E, removes the backing sheet, and affixes it to the package on the address side.
After completing the applicable customs form, the mailer folds PS Form R and inserts it into PS Form ES so that the barcode is visible on the left, removes the backing sheet, and affixes it to the package on the address side. Skip top navigation. Postal Explorer. Toggle navigation Postal Explorer. Skip side navigation. Toggle navigation International Mail Manual.
However, as noted in DMM This form is available only as a hard copy that customers use as a worksheet that they must present with their mail item at a USPS retail service counter. The retail associate enters the information into the retail system or Customs Form Online see Customers cannot use PS Form R as a stand-alone customs form. A mailer may obtain customs form and barcode specifications through the following methods: By calling the NCSC at select option 3 for barcode certification.
By visiting postalpro. Country of origin. Destination country. Reason for export. Total commercial value of the item s shipped. Sales and payment terms if any.
Currency of sale. Full quantities and description of the merchandise. A statement certifying that the invoice is correct. Priority Mail Express International mailpieces — see Priority Mail International mailpieces — see First-Class Mail International mailpieces — see First-Class Package International Service mailpieces — see The surface area of the address side of the item to be mailed must be large enough to contain completely the applicable customs form, postage, and any applicable markings, endorsements, and extra service labels.
Regardless of any listing in Exhibit In certain circumstances, this might require the mailer to send the mailpiece via Priority Mail Express International service or Priority Mail International service.
Exhibit All values PS Form , Commercial Invoice, is required for certain commodities and destinations. Under 16 ounces 1 None 2 See Prohibited Prohibited See Free Matter for the Blind All items. A business mailer who enters volume mailings through a business mail entry unit BMEU or other bulk mail acceptance location, completes a postage statement at the time of entry, pays postage through an advance deposit account, and uses a permit imprint for postage payment.
For this purpose, the categories of mail that qualify are as follows: First-Class Package International Service. Merchandise or goods to which this subsection applies may be mailed only as First-Class Package International Service packages small packets — or for commercial mailers, as IPA packages small packets and ISAL packages small packets.
Any packaging used for package-sized items under this subsection must be transparent, such as shrinkwrap or poly wrap material, so that the contents are fully visible for inspection. The mailpieces may contain hard copy printed matter or recorded media e. Authorization to mail items under section The mailpieces must not contain dangerous or prohibited items under or , or be otherwise prohibited by the destination country.
Munitions List 22 CFR If the mailpieces are mailed with a postage statement, the mailer must certify on the postage statement that the mailpieces contain no dangerous materials that are prohibited by postal regulations.
The import regulations of the destination country must allow individual mailpieces without a customs form affixed. For IPA and ISAL mailings, the mailer must pay with a permit imprint or with a combination postage method meter postage affixed to the piece and additional postage by permit imprint.
Failure to comply with the conditions in this section, or with any other applicable regulations or policies of the Postal Service or other relevant governmental authorities, may result in the suspension or revocation of eligibility to mail items without a customs form affixed pursuant to this section. For example, a suspension or revocation may result when the mailer fails to ensure his or her compliance with , , , or , such as ensuring that no mailings are sent to persons blocked from transacting in such items by the federal agencies described in those IMM sections.
Examples of documents include the following: Audit and business records. Personal correspondence. Written instruments not intended to be resold. Money orders, checks, and similar items that cannot be negotiated or converted into cash without forgery. Collector or antique document items. Printed music. Printed educational or test material. Player piano rolls. Commercial engineering drawings. Commercial blueprints.
Find a Post Office. Click-N-Ship will print a customs form for you if you use any of the services listed below and print international postage. After you prepare your package, you can schedule a free Package Pickup or take your package to your local Post Office location. Order GXG Forms. In most cases, you'll need a customs form when you send shipments to military bases and embassies. Each country has specific customs requirements, which you can find in our Individual Country Listings. Browse by Country.
Please allow business days for in-stock items to be shipped. This form makes international shipping quick, easy and convenient. This product ships in a pack of For more information, please visit the Shipping Page. For more information, please visit our International Shipping Page.