The design of international reply coupons will change from October 1 (Fri), 2021
September 15, 2021
International reply coupons of a new design will be on sale from October 1 (Fri), 2021.
The sales price is 150 yen per coupon. It can be exchanged for postage stamps, international postcards or aerogrammes worth 130 yen.
Please note that there is a deadline for exchanging the international reply coupons currently on sale.
If the international reply coupons purchased or sent from abroad have a description of the exchange deadline (A échanger jusqu'au 31.12.2021 (which means the exchange deadline is December 31, 2021)), please exchange them for postage stamps, etc. before the deadline.
Please note that international reply coupons cannot be exchanged after their respective exchange deadlines.
Exchange of international reply coupons
|Sales period||Indication of exchangeable period||Exchange, etc|
Those sold on December 31, 2001, or before
Those sold from January 1, 2002. to August 31, 2006
|Until December 31, 2006||The exchangeable period has expired so they cannot be exchanged for postage stamps, etc.|
Those sold from September 1, 2006. to August 31, 2009
|Until December 31, 2009|
Those sold from September 1, 2009. to August 31, 2013
|Until December 31, 2013|
Those sold from September 1, 2013. to August 31, 2017
|Until December 31, 2017|
Those sold from September 1, 2017. to September 30, 2021
|Until December 31, 2021||Can be exchanged for postage stamps, etc. worth 130 yen a piece during the exchangeable period shown on the international reply coupon.|
Those sold from October 1, 2021
|Until December 31, 2025|