For more information about these services, visit www.usps.com, call 1·800·ASK·USPS, or stop by your Post Office.
You can mail postcards, letters,
large envelopes, and packages from
the United States to other countries.
As with domestic mail, you can
choose the best service based
on speed, cost, and extra services.
Customs declaration forms are required on
most international packages. All Customs forms must be electronically generated. If you are not able to do this, take your hand-written customs form to any post office and the retail clerk will be happy to submit the electronic information for you. *
Not sure which Customs form to use? A convenient forms indicator can be found at pe.usps.com. To learn more about options for
international mail and to calculate
postage, visit pe.usps.com or call 1·800·ASK·USPS.
Your Post Office can also help
you send mail internationally.
The Postal Service can deliver
your letters and packages to
more than 500 military Post Offices
worldwide. Many services available
for domestic mail are also available
for military mail. There may be
restrictions on the size, weight,
or content of your mail. Visit the
Domestic Price Calculator at
Money orders are a safe alternative
to sending cash through the
mail. A lost or stolen money order
can be replaced. You can buy
domestic money orders at all Post Offices
in amounts up to $1,000 each. International money orders to certain countries can be purchased in amounts up to $700 each.
Some Post Offices offer passport
application and renewal services.
For more information about
passport application forms and
locations, call 1·800·ASK·USPS or
Paying for Merchandise
For a small fee, you can send
merchandise COD (Collect on
Delivery) to domestic destinations and have the Postal
Service collect payment from the
recipient and send it to you.
Enjoy the convenience of printing
postage directly from your home or
office using PC Postage products.
Postal Service-approved providers
offer hardware and software
products that allow you to purchase
and print postage using a computer
and the internet. Learn more at
Post Office™ Boxes
A Post Office box is a great way to
receive mail where and when it’s most
convenient for you. You can rent a
P.O. Box online at www.usps.com or
at most Post Offices. P.O. Box service is provided in 3-, 6-, or 12-month prepaid periods. Prices vary
depending on the location of the
Post Office and the P.O. Box size.
If you are interested in stamp
collecting or the USA Philatelic
catalogue, visit www.usps.com
or call 1·800·STAMP24. Stamp
products make great gifts.
*Not sure which Customs form to use? A convenient customs forms indicator can be found at pe.usps.com.