Shipping Internationally

Automatically send Electronic Trade Document (ETD) data to FedEx | How To

If you have verified with FedEx that you have Electronic Trade Document (ETD) support enabled on your FedEx account, ShippingEasy can send the ETD data to Fe...

Can I pay for FedEx international duties?

For FedEx international shipments, you can select to bill international duties to the Sender or Bill to a Third party. Related articles: How can I change wh...

Can I ship to military addresses with FedEx?

Yes. FedEx SmartPost allows customers to ship orders to military addresses. Learn more about SmartPost. Military addresses have special requirements. Learn m...

Choose Duties Payor on FedEx International Shipments | How To

For FedEx international shipments, you have the ability to have Customs Duties paid by either the sender, recipient or third-party, as long as the account is...

Does my USPS international label indicate if delivery confirmation is included?

Yes. Some USPS international services include electronic delivery confirmation via ECOMPRO or E-USPS DELCON INTL. ECOMPRO When this is included on a shipmen...

FedEx International Customs Forms | FAQs

Do my FedEx international shipments require a Customs Form? International FedEx shipments require some type of customs documentation, most often a Customs Fo...

Format International Addresses | How To

Addressing international mail using a basic format makes it much easier than it may seem. Oftentimes, people get frustrated with addressing International Mai...

How to: Include Discounted Product Prices on Customs Forms

If your store provides discounted pricing information for each line item in an order, you can choose to use the discounted product price for each line item o...

ISO vs. USPS Country Codes | Overview

ISO 3166-1 alpha codes are defined by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). They represent countries, dependent territories, and special ...

Manage Duties Payor Preference | How To

When shipping internationally, duties and taxes may be assessed by the country of import based on the destination and item type. The duties payor refers to w...

Military Mail - USPS Customs Declaration Limit +/- $400 | Overview

Customs declarations forms are required for use to APO/FPO/DPO addresses, also known as Military mail. If you are shipping a Military mail package using Firs...

Ship From a US Territory or Military Address | Overview

US Territory and Military Addresses are considered "domestic" for outbound shipments from the United States. However, shipping from these locations is not su...

Tracking USPS International Shipments | Overview

ShippingEasy wants to help you learn about the e-commerce industry. This article describes a service provided by the United States Postal Service (USPS). ...

USPS International Country Price Group | Overview

USPS uses a Country Price Group to determine the shipping rates for international shipments. Each country is assigned to a Country Price Group. These groups ...

USPS Military Mail - MPO, APO, FPO, DPO | FAQs

The Military Postal Service is an extension of USPS that provides our military department and their families with mail services through partnerships around t...

USPS Military Mail Restrictions | Overview

Military Mail restrictions are similar to domestic mail restrictions, but packages sent to APO/FPO/DPO addresses have a few additional limitations. Item rest...

VAT and Handling Fees - U.S. to U.K. Shipments | Overview

UK Royal Mail services have added fees on imported packages that come in from overseas that are not part of the European Union. The two main fees involved in...

What are the restrictions on international mail?

Restricted items for international mail may seem harmless in your home or business but are hazardous to send. All International Mail shipments are limited by...

What do FedEx International Labels look like? Is there a paperless invoicing option?

FedEx international labels are similar to those of USPS, where the customs information appears on the label itself. So, there is no need for additional custo...

What is a Harmonized Code?

Harmonized Codes speed up the shipment process and ensure the correct duties and taxes are applied. Think of Harmonized Codes as the last hurdle before cross...

What is Global Express Guaranteed?

Global Express Guaranteed (GXG) is the USPS's fastest international service with delivery in one to three business days in over 190 countries. GXG packages a...

What is Military Mail?

Military Mail is a special USPS service that allows shipments to be sent to military personnel with APO/FPO/DPO addresses serving overseas. Think of Military...

What options do I have for USPS international shipping?

International shipping delivery times are dependent on which mail service is used and can take anywhere from a few days to several weeks for your package to ...

Who Pays Duties and Taxes - International Shipping | Overview

International shipments are subject to customs duties - taxes imposed on goods when transported across international borders. Customs duties protect each cou...

Why do I need to enter my customer's phone number for UPS international shipments?

UPS requires a customer's phone number for international shipments so they have a point of contact if there is any issue with the delivery. If you cannot pro...

Why do I need to provide a Proof of Filing Citation (PFC)?

If you're shipping an item internationally that is valued over $2,500, the U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Customs and Border Protection require you to electroni...

Why does my tracking number start with H?

When a USPS tracking numbers begins with "H", it means that  "ECOMPRO" is being used to track the shipment. ECOMPRO is a service available on select USPS Pri...