First-Class Package International Service

Affordable Shipping for Packages Under 4 lbs

First-Class Package International Service® (FCPIS®) is a popular way to:

  • Send packages up to 4 lbs (64 oz), valued at up to $400, worldwide. (Destination countries may have other restrictions.)
  • Get delivery confirmation to select countries.
  • Retail prices start at $15.75.

To send large envelopes under 15.994 oz, letters up to 3.5 oz, and postcards: See First-Class Mail International® service.

Ship Now

Prepare Now: Starting March 1, 2023, packages sent to countries that follow European Union (EU) customs rules will need more-detailed content descriptions for customs forms. Learn what you need to do.

Features & Pricing

  • Ship worldwide to over 180 countries
  • Price varies based on weight and destination
  • Delivery varies by destination
  • Get Electronic USPS Delivery Confirmation® International (E-USPS DELCON INTL®) when you ship online to select destinations, although certain limitations may apply:
    Australia
    Belarus
    Belgium
    Canada
    Croatia
    Cyprus
    Denmark
    Estonia
    Finland
    France
    Georgia, Republic of Germany
    Gibraltar
    Greece
    Hong Kong
    Iceland
    India
    Indonesia
    Ireland
    Israel
    Italy
    Japan
    Korea, Republic of (South Korea)
    Lebanon
    Lithuania
    Luxembourg
    Malaysia
    Malta
    Netherlands
    New Zealand
    Poland
    Portugal
    Romania
    Singapore
    Slovak Republic (Slovakia)
    Sweden
    Switzerland
    Thailand
    Turkiye
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Eligible for extra services (Certificate of Mailing, Registered Mail® Service and Return Receipt Service), except for items using E-USPS DELCON INTL service.

See Insurance & Extra Services

Weight, Size, & Shape Requirements

  • Maximum weight is 4 lbs (64 oz).
  • Packages (Other Than Rolls):
    • Length (the longest dimension): minimum, 6 inches; maximum, 24 inches.
    • Height: minimum, 4 inches.
    • Combined Length, Height, and Depth (thickness): maximum 36 inches.
    • The postage, address, customs form, and any other required elements must be on a side that’s at least 6 inches long x 4 inches high.
  • Rolls (Tubes):
    • Length: minimum, 4 inches; maximum, 36 inches.
    • Length plus twice the diameter (combined): minimum, 6-¾ inches; maximum, 42 inches.
  • Some countries have specific prohibitions and restrictions.

Customs Forms

Note: Starting March 1, 2023, packages sent to countries that follow European Union (EU) customs rules will need more-detailed content descriptions for customs forms. Learn what you need to do.

When you send international packages using First-Class Package International Service, your package must have a complete and computer-generated customs form:

  • If you use Click-N-Ship® service to print your own postage, it will print a customs form for you.
    Print a Label & Customs Form
  • If you’re paying for your postage at the Post Office, save time: Print your own customs form and bring it with your package to the Post Office.
    Create a Customs Form Online
  • Otherwise, you can bring your package to the Post Office, fill out Form PS 2976-R, and give it to the USPS® retail associate so they can create and print your customs form.
    Find a Post Office

Additional Information

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Mailing Restrictions & Prohibitions

There are specific regulations and standards for things you can’t mail (prohibited items) and for mailing restricted and hazardous materials.

Internationally Restricted & Prohibited Items

Learn more about what items you may and may not ship outside the U.S.

International Shipping Prohibitions & Restrictions

Shipping to a Military Post Office (APO/FPO/DPO)

You don't use First-Class Package International Service to send packages to U.S. Military or Diplomatic Post Offices (APO/FPO/DPO) in other countries. Instead, you'll use domestic services and pay domestic prices.

Military & Diplomatic Mail

When you send packages to U.S. military bases or embassies in other countries using APO/FPO/DPO mail, you'll pay domestic prices, but you’ll still be subject to the destination country's restrictions, and you'll have to fill out a customs form. Learn more about how to send mail and packages to loved ones overseas.

Sending APO/FPO/DPO Mail

For Businesses

USPS offers affordable services so businesses can expand their network and compete in ever-growing global markets.

Helpful Links

Access USPS tools and resources available to businesses that send and receive international shipments.