International Mail & Shipping Services

Compare International Delivery Speeds & Prices

USPS® has an international delivery service to fit your needs. Choose based on:

  • Delivery speed
  • Postage prices
  • Flat Rate shipping options
  • Included tracking and insurance

Certain extra services are available online, but others are only available at a Post Office location.

ALERT: USPS can no longer accept or deliver international mail to several countries due to COVID-19 service impacts. See all countries with temporary service and guaranteed-delivery suspensions. Read More

Compare International Mail Services

Compare USPS mail services by starting retail prices, shipping time, and more. Most services automatically include USPS Tracking®, and you can add insurance and extra services.

Global Express Guaranteed

1–3 Business Days2

Global Express Guaranteed (GXG) service delivers international shipments in 1 to 3 business days2, including next-day delivery to many locations in Canada. GXG offers competitive shipping prices and date-certain delivery with a money-back guarantee1 to about 180 countries. International transportation and delivery provided by FedEx Express. Prices start at $67.80.11


Priority Mail Express International

3–5 Business Days5

Priority Mail Express International provides fast, reliable, and affordable international delivery to about 180 countries. An optional date-certain service delivery with a money-back guarantee is available to a few destinations. See International Mail Manual section 221.2 for additional details. Get free shipping supplies, including Flat Rate Envelopes for sending items up to 4 lbs. Postage prices start at $45.95.10


Priority Mail International

6–10 Business Days5

USPS provides reliable and affordable international delivery to about 180 countries through Priority Mail International. Most Priority Mail International shipments include tracking and insurance: up to $100 for nonnegotiable documents and up to $200 for merchandise. You can send up to 4 lbs using Priority Mail International Flat Rate Envelopes and Small Flat Rate Boxes, and up to 20 lbs. using Medium and Large Flat Rate Boxes. (See all Priority Mail International Flat Rate Products.) Postage prices start at $28.50.12


First-Class Package International Service

Affordable Lightweight Shipping

First-Class Package International Service (FCPIS) is an economical way to send lightweight packages to about 180 countries. Packages can weigh up to 4 lbs (64 oz) and contain goods up to $400 in value. Other restrictions may apply based on the destination country. First-Class Package International Service includes Electronic USPS Delivery Confirmation® International (E-USPS DELCON INTL®) when you ship online to select countries, although certain limitations may apply. Prices start at $14.25.

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First-Class Mail International

Affordable International Mailing

First-Class Mail International is our most affordable option for sending postcards, letters, and flats (large envelopes) to about 180 countries.

  • Send 1 oz. letters or postcards around the world with one Global Forever® stamp, which currently costs $1.30 and never expires, even if the postage price goes up.
  • For large envelopes (flats) up to 15.994 oz., postage prices vary based on weight and destination, starting from $2.60.

Airmail M-Bags

Send Large Amounts of Printed Material

Using Airmail M-Bags is an affordable way to send large amounts of printed material to a single recipient internationally. You can send newspapers, magazines, journals, books, sheet music, catalogs, directories, commercial advertising, and promotional matter. Delivery varies by destination. Postage prices start at $51.70 at a Post Office.

Weight, Size, & Shape Requirements

  • No minimum weight, but any M-Bag under 11 lbs will be charged at the 11 lb price.
  • Maximum weight is 66 lbs.
  • Some countries have specific prohibitions and restrictions.

Individual Country Requirements
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Customs Forms

Airmail M-Bags must include a customs form.

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Returns & Refunds

Shipments might be returned due to a suspension of service in the destination country. For more information about refunds for Mail Service Suspended due to COVID-19 and to see instructions on how to request a postage refund, visit the "COVID-19 Return to Sender Postage Refunds" section of File a USPS Claim: International.

Military Mail

Unless noted otherwise on International Service Alerts, service suspensions to a particular country do not affect delivery of military and diplomatic mail.

Priority Mail Express International Notice

Shipping to Europe, China, & Hong Kong

As of March 23, 2020, USPS has temporarily suspended the guarantee on Priority Mail Express International service items destined for the following European countries:

  • France
  • Great Britain
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland

Also, since Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, we temporarily suspended the guarantee on Priority Mail Express International items destined for China and Hong Kong. These suspensions will be in effect until further notice. We are taking all reasonable measures to minimize the impact to your shipping needs.

1. Exceptions apply. See Publication 141 for more information. Back ^ to legal disclaimer 1
2. For many major markets. Actual number of days may vary. See Publication 141: Global Express Guaranteed Service Guide for more detailed information. Back ^ to legal disclaimer 2
3. Some countries have lower limits. See Publication 141 for more information on insurance. Back ^ to legal disclaimer 3
4. You can receive date-certain service with a money-back guarantee to select locations. You must pay postage and mail your letter or package at a Post Office™ location. Browse Individual Country List. Back ^ to legal disclaimer 4
5. For many major markets. Actual number of days may vary based on origin, destination, and customs delays. Back ^ to legal disclaimer 5
6. Limitations may apply for certain destinations. Back ^ to legal disclaimer 6
7. Visit the International Mail Manual for Priority Mail Express International insurance details. Back ^ to legal disclaimer 7
8. Not available for Priority Mail International Flat Rate Envelopes or Small Flat Rate Boxes. Back ^ to legal disclaimer 8
9. Visit the International Mail Manual for Priority Mail International insurance details. Back ^ to legal disclaimer 9
10. Priority Mail Express International pricing varies by country price group, either in packages charged by weight (Max. Weight 70 lbs) or Flat Rate Envelopes (Max. weight 4 lbs.)Back ^ to legal disclaimer 10
11. Prices for items mailed in USPS-produced GXG envelopes based on weight and country price group. For all other GXG items, prices based on dimensional weight or actual weight, whichever is greater, and country price group. Back ^ to legal disclaimer 11
12. Priority Mail International pricing varies by country price group, either in packages charged by weight (Max. Weight 70 lbs), Flat Rate Envelopes or Small Flat Rate Boxes (Max. weight 4 lbs.), or Medium and Large Flat Rate Boxes (Max. Weight 20 lbs.) Back ^ to legal disclaimer 12