Ship Internationally with

To create international shipping labels in, you will follow the same basic process as domestic shipping labels.

The difference is the type of label that is printed and if any additional forms are necessary, like Customs Declarations, Commercial Invoices, or Certificates of Origin. Whether any additional forms are required will depend on which carrier you are using to ship the package, where it is going, and the value of the goods it contains.

Fortunately, you won't need to worry about making these decisions in most cases since takes care of it all for you! sends all the shipment and customs details to the postage provider when you create the label. The provider then determines which form must be used and automatically sends back the correct forms.

International Services in offers several carrier and service options for you to choose from when shipping internationally so that you can compare rates and transit times and select the best service for your international shipment. You can ship internationally with the following carriers (click to view their available services and details):

About Customs Forms

A Customs Form declares all the items contained within a shipment when that shipment crosses international borders. Customs agencies require customs forms to help them regulate the flow of goods in and out of each country.


The most common types of customs forms used by the USPS are the CN22/23 and CP72. USPS customs declarations are printed directly on the label. There are no additional forms to print through Depending on which service you've selected, you may receive several copies of the label. When this occurs, affix a USPS customs declaration form envelope to the package and insert the copies of the label into the envelope. Learn more about the USPS customs requirements and forms.

  • The CN22/23 form is also referred to as PS Form 2976. It is required for all First Class international shipments valued under $400.

  • The CP72 form is also referred to as PS Form 2976-A. It is required for all Priority Mail international shipments or shipments valued over $400.

Other Carriers

Other carriers, like UPS or DHL Express, include customs declarations on a Commercial Invoice. A commercial invoice is the official transaction record between a shipper and a recipient and is often used by customs offices in the same way as CN22/23 and CP72 forms.

Customs forms typically include the following information:

All of these details can be added to your international orders in then sends the details to the carrier when you create the label. The appropriate forms are then returned to so you can print them.

Add Customs Declarations to a Shipment

When configuring an international shipment, you'll need to add the shipment details to the customs form. Once you save the customs details, you'll continue to create the label like you normally would.

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