International Mail

International Mail Services and Customs Forms Required

Complete Customs Form online here, or see below.
The table below provides an overview of the forms requirements for international shipping. 
Determine which customs form to use for your shipment. This depends on service you use, value of the contents, package weight, and final destination.
For more details and restrictions on each class of service, click the underlined link.


Mail  Service

Form Required

Special Considerations

Important Details

Global Express  Guaranteed®
(GXG)

PS Form 6182

GXG SERVICE LEVEL IS ONLY AVAILABLE BY VISITING THE U.S. POST OFFICE RETAIL WINDOW ON UNIVERSITY DRIVE

Express Mail  International®

PS Form 2976 or 
PS Form 2976-A

Form to be used based on specific   destination country requirement

Delivery: 3-5 days
Features Tracking, Insurance, Return Receipt
Available in person from Mail Services

Priority Mail  International®  (PMI) Flat Rate  Envelopes3

PS Form 2976

Form required only if item:
Contains goods, or Weighs 16 ounces or more, or is more than ¾" thick, or is not uniformly thick

Delivery: 4-6 days
Features Priority Handling
Available in person from Mail Services

PMI Small Flat  Rate Boxes3

PS Form 2976

Always required

Delivery: 4-6 days
Features Priority Handling
Available in person from Mail Services

PMI Medium or  Large Flat Rate  Boxes

PS Form 2976-A

Always required

Delivery: 4-6 days
Features Priority Handling
Available in person from Mail Services

Non Flat Rate and other Parcels

PS Form  2976-A

Always required

Delivery: 4-14 days

Available in person from Mail Services or may be
Marked “AIRMAIL” and placed in outgoing campus
mail

First-Class Mail  International®
(FCMI)3

PS Form 2976

Form required only if item:
Contains goods, or   Weighs 16 ounces or more, or is more than ¾" thick, or is a flat-size item that is not uniformly thick

Delivery: 4-14 days

Available in person from Mail Services or may be
Marked “AIRMAIL” and placed in outgoing campus
Mail.

 
¹ For specific requirements, see Publication 141, Global Express Guaranteed Service Guide. 
² Place PS Form 2976-A inside PS Form 2976-E, Customs Declaration Envelope CP 91. 
³ Maximum value cannot exceed $400, and maximum weight cannot exceed 4 pounds.    
For specific destination country requirements, please visit usps.com/text/imm/immctry.htm