International Insurance & Extra Services

Add Proof of Mailing, Delivery Confirmation, & More

USPS® international insurance is included with our fastest mail services. You can add extra insurance to some package and envelope shipments. You can also purchase proof of mailing and confirmation receipts when shipping to Canada and other countries. Learn which mail services come with insurance, how much additional insurance and extra services cost, and whether you can buy extras online or only at a Post Office location.

View the USPS Price List to see all International Extra Services Pricing & Fees.

International Insurance Options

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Global Express Guaranteed Insurance

Our Global Express Guaranteed® service automatically covers up to $100 in loss, damage, or document reconstruction. If you need more coverage, you can purchase up to $2,499 in insurance. Some country restrictions may apply.

Notes

Available with

Global Express Guaranteed

Cost

From $0.00 to $1.25 per $100.00 or fraction thereof over $100 in declared value.

Priority Mail Express International Insurance

Priority Mail Express International® includes insurance for document reconstruction up to $100 and for merchandise up to $200 against loss, damage, or missing contents. Additional coverage for merchandise may be available; individual country prohibitions and restrictions apply.

Notes

Available with

Priority Mail Express International

Cost

From $0.00 to $16.65 plus $1.65 per $100.00 or fraction thereof over $900 in declared value.

Priority Mail International Insurance

Priority Mail International® shipments containing merchandise are insured against loss, damage, or missing contents up to $200 at no additional charge. Priority Mail International shipments containing non-negotiable documents are insured against loss, damage, or missing contents up to $100 for document reconstruction at no additional charge.

Notes

Available with

Priority Mail International

Cost

From $0.00 to $16.65 plus $1.65 per $100.00 or fraction thereof over $900 in declared value.

Registered Mail Service

This service provides additional protection and security in dispatch and conveyance within the United States. Indemnity limits are much lower for Registered Mail® items than for insured mail. Individual country prohibitions and restrictions apply.

Notes

Available with

First–Class Mail International®

First–Class Package International Service®

Cost

First-Class Mail International $16.00

First-Class Package International Service $16.00

International Proof of Mailing & Delivery

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Return Receipt

Get proof of delivery. Return receipts are available for registered items or Priority Mail International insured packages when additional insurance is purchased over and above the included insurance. Availability varies by country.

Notes

Available with

Priority Mail International parcels with additional insurance to certain countries

First-Class Mail International or First-Class Package International Service with Registered Mail service to certain countries

Cost

First-Class Mail International with Registered Mail $4.15

Priority Mail International Parcels with insurance $4.15

Electronic USPS Delivery Confirmation International

Get international delivery confirmation for lightweight packages. With Electronic USPS Delivery Confirmation International® service, receive notification of date and time when your package was delivered or delivery was attempted. Availability varies by country.

Notes

Available with

First–Class Package International Service

Cost

No Charge

Certificate of Mailing

Certificate of Mailing service provides evidence that you sent an item when you say you did. This official record only shows the date your mail was accepted. It does not provide record of delivery or insure items against loss.

Notes

  • Find out what you can send internationally.
  • Only available at a Post Office location.
  • Keep the certificate as the Postal Service® does not retain a copy.
  • Available only at the time of mailing.
  • A certificate of mailing cannot be obtained in combination with Registered mail items, insured parcels, or items paid with a permit imprint.

Available with

Unregistered First–Class Mail International or First–Class Package International Service

Cost

Unregistered First-Class Mail International $1.50

Unregistered First-Class Package International Service $1.50