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International ePacket Light

International ePacket Light is a service that delivers an item weighing less than 2 kg to the addressee's mailbox as a SAL (Surface Air Lift) small packet. Tracking service is available.

This service can be used by simply printing out a label and other specific documents for International ePacket Light using the online shipping tool called My Page for International Mail Service.

Advantages of International ePacket Light

It cuts shipping cost! Items cost less to send than by International ePacket (e-Registered Air Small Packet).It can be delivered even when an addressee is away! Since an item is delivered to the addressee’s mailbox*, the recipient does not have to wait at home to receive it. *Taxed items are an exception.It can be tracked! The shipping status of an item from acceptance by Japan Post to delivery can be tracked.

Destinations

Zone Country/ Area
1st Zone Asia China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines,
Rep. of Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam
2nd Zone Oceania Australia, New Zealand
North/ Central America Canada, Mexico, U.S.A.
Middle East Israel, Turkey
Europe Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany,
Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands,
Norway, Poland, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland
3rd Zone South America, Africa Brazil

Service details

Items Details
Condition of Use You need to print a set of labels for International ePacket Light using the online shipping tool.
Contents Goods
Conditions are the same as those for small packets.
Size

Length + Width + Thickness = 90 cm
(Permissible difference 2 mm)
Please note that the maximum length is 60 cm.
(Permissible difference 2 mm)

a (length): 60 cm
a + b + c = 90 cm

Length: 14 cm
Width: 9 cm
(Permissible difference 2 mm)

For rolled items,
Length + Diameter×2 = 104 cm
(Permissible difference 2 mm)
Please note that the maximum length is 90 cm.
(Permissible difference 2 mm).

Rolled item

a (length): 90 cm
a + 2b = 104 cm

For rolled items,
Length + Diameter×2 = 17 cm
Please note that the minimum length is 10 cm.

a (length): 10 cm
a + 2b = 17 cm

Weight Maximum weight of an item is 2 kg.
The limitation is the same as that for small packets.
Transport Method The transport method is SAL (Surface Air Lift).
Delivery Time About two weeks
Delivery Record No signature is required on delivery. Delivery to a mailbox is noted as delivered in the tracking data.
International Acceptance-Record Fee 370 yen
This fee is included in the rates chart for International ePacket Light.
Discount Not available
Compensation Not provided
Tracking The tracking status can be checked using the Track & Trace Service at the website of Japan Post Co., Ltd.

Rates

Rates chart for International ePacket Light, including 370 yen for the international acceptance-record fee.

Weight 1st Zone
(Asia)
2nd Zone
(Oceania, North/Central America,
Middle East, Europe)
Up to 100g530 yen550 yen
Up to 200g580 yen620 yen
Up to 300g630 yen690 yen
Up to 400g700 yen780 yen
Up to 500g770 yen870 yen
Up to 600g840 yen960 yen
Up to 700g910 yen1,050 yen
Up to 800g980 yen1,140 yen
Up to 900g1,050 yen1,230 yen
Up to 1.0kg1,120 yen1,320 yen
Up to 1.25kg1,340 yen1,590 yen
Up to 1.5kg1,560 yen1,860 yen
Up to 1.75kg1,780 yen2,130 yen
Up to 2.0kg2,000 yen2,400 yen

Comparison of rates

Weight Korea(1st zone) U.S.A.(2nd zone)
International
ePacket Light
International
ePacket
EMS International
ePacket Light
International
ePacket
EMS
Up to 100g530 yen580 yen1,400 yen550 yen635 yen2,000 yen
Up to 300g630 yen780 yen1,400 yen690 yen935 yen2,000 yen
Up to 500g770 yen980 yen1,400 yen870 yen1,235 yen2,000 yen
Up to 1.0kg1,120 yen1,480 yen2,100 yen1,320 yen1,985 yen2,900 yen
Up to 2.0kg2,000 yen2,360 yen3,300 yen2,400 yen3,065 yen4,500 yen
  For sending a 2-kg item to the 1st zone, For sending a 2-kg item to the 2nd zone,
  International ePacket Light is
360 yen cheaper than International ePacket and
1,300 yen cheaper than EMS!
International ePacket Light is
665 yen cheaper than International ePacket and
2,100 yen cheaper than EMS!

Labels of International ePacket Light

Please print a set of labels for International ePacket Light on A4 plain paper using the online shipping tool called My Page for International Mail Service.
(1)A label, a copy for the sender, and a copy for the post office
(2)A customs declaration form* (3)an invoice(optional)and (4)a certificate of delivery

*It is printed in case the space on the left side of the label is not sufficient to list all the contents, or in case the total value of the contents is over 300 SDR.

Labels of International ePacket Light

The special pouch specialized for My Page Service items
The special pouch specialized for  My Page Service items
Please request pouches via My Page for International
Mail Service in advance and note that pouches are not
available at post offices.

How to use International ePacket Light

  1. Log in at My Page for International Mail Service. You can register for it at no charge.
  2. Enter the requested information about the addressee, sender, contents and other matters online.
  3. Print a set of labels for International ePacket Light on A4 plain paper, using your printer.
  4. Separate the label, the copy for the sender, and the copy for the post office mentioned in (1) in the previous section.
  5. Put the customs declaration form mentioned in (2) in the previous section and the invoice mentioned in (3) (optional) into the special pouch* for My Page Service items.
  6. Bring both the copies for the sender and the post office and the certificate of delivery mentioned in (4) in the previous section with the item(s) to be sent to the post office, but without putting them in the pouch.

*The special pouch for My Page Service items is not available at post offices. Please request pouches via My Page for International Mail Service in advance.

What is My Page for International Mail Service?

Register for My Page for International Mail Service now!

Conditions of Use

  1. To be regarded as an International ePacket Light, it must be sent in a special pouch affixed with a label printed by the online shipping tool called My Page for International Mail Service, and containing a customs declaration form and an invoice (optional).
  2. Please request pouches via My Page for International Mail Service in advance. Pouches for My Page Service items are not available at post offices. Please note that you cannot use a pouch for invoices to send My Page Service items.
  3. A handwritten label cannot be used to send International ePacket Light items.
  4. Used labels cannot be reused. You need to print out a set of labels from My Page for International Mail Service each time.
  5. In case the barcode or other information on a label is unclear, you may not be able to send an item.

Important information

  • You cannot send valuable items such as cash, platinum, gold, and precious stones.


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