Character Limits for FedEx Labels | Overview

To ensure all of the information you need gets printed on your label, make sure you understand the character limits for FedEx labels. 

Ship From - FedEx Character Limits

Field Maximum character count
Name (First and Last combined) 35
Company name 30
Address line 1 30
Address line 2 30
City 30
State 30

 

Ship To - Domestic - FedEx Character Limits

Field Maximum character count
Name (First and Last combined) 35
Company name 30
Address line 1 30
Address line 2 30
City 30
State 30
Order number 40

 

Ship To - International - FedEx Character Limits

Field Maximum character count
Name (First and Last combined) 35
Company name 35
Address line 1 35
Address line 2 35
City 35
Province 35
Product description on the customs form 35

Tips for Abbreviating USPS Shipping Addresses

Keep in mind that not all characters have the same "width". There are instances where the to/from address is cut off, even though the address fits within the character requirements. In these instances, please cancel the label, and rebuy it. When you re-buy, make sure to abbreviate the field wherever possible.

If you are having trouble meeting the character requirements, we recommend you abbreviate where possible.  Here are some suggested abbreviations:

N North Rd Road
S South St Street
E East Ct Court
W West Ln Lane

 

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