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Accurate Description of Contents

Description of Contents

When shipping goods overseas, a customs declaration form must be completed.
When filling out the labels provided by Japan Post, including the customs declaration forms, please provide accurate information, giving due consideration to the following.

When the included information is not accurate, customs inspection procedures in the destination country may take longer than usual or the mail may be returned or confiscated.

How to write contents

  1. Write the product name, quantity, weight, the price of the articles in English ,French or the language commonly used in the destination country.

  2. Be sure to attach the required invoices and other documents.
  • When you need more space, please use the Customs Declaration Supplementary Form.

Download Customs Declaration Supplementary Form

Be advised that the sender is liable for the information provided on the customs declaration form, and Japan Post will not be responsible for any information required by Japan Post's International Mail Provisions Article 96.

Sending to USA/Canada/Italy

Please also check the followings when you send posts to USA, Canada or Italy.

Shipping Food to U.S.A

Sending mails to Canada

Sending EMS/International Parcel Post to Italy

Example of Description

Field to write contents

Good Example of Description

All items are written in English and Numbers.

All items are written in English and Numbers.

Bad Example of Description

1.When the information is written only in Japanese.

Written in Japanese

2-1.When the information is written in English but part of the required information is missing, such as the quantity of articles.

Not written per conents.

2-2.When the information is written in English but part of the required information is missing, such as the quantity of articles.

Information is missing.(In this example, no net weight is described.)

3.When the information is written in English, but the description is too vague.

description is too vague.

4.Other

※Mail destined for Canada lacks the appropriate prices."No Commercial VAlue" is not applicable here.

Check rates and delivery days

Calculate by destination, type of articles and weight





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