Top > International Mail > Goods / Services > International ePacket Light
Language

International Mail

Goods / Services

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.
*Depending on the situation in certain countries, it may be either impossible to search for some tracking information.

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 India, Indonesia, Cambodia, Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan, Rep. of Korea, China, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines, Bhutan, Vietnam, Hong Kong
2nd Zone Oceania Australia, New Zealand
Canada, Central America Canada, Mexico
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
4th Zone The United States (including overseas territories like Guam) United States and Territories of the United States (Guam, Saipan, Midway, Northern Mariana Islands, Wake, America Samoa, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands)

*Only U.S.A. destinations include overseas territories

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 Maximum size Minimum 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

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

Length: 14.8 cm
Width: 10.5 cm
(Permissible difference 2 mm)

Rolled items small in width are unacceptable.

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 Around two or three 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 2nd Zone 3rd Zone 4th Zone
Asia Oceania, Canada, Central America, Middle East, Europe South America, Africa The United States (including overseas territories like Guam)
Up to 100g 620 yen 690 yen 720 yen 960 yen
Up to 200g 695 yen 785 yen 840 yen 1,060 yen
Up to 300g 770 yen 880 yen 960 yen 1,160 yen
Up to 400g 845 yen 975 yen 1,080 yen 1,260 yen
Up to 500g 920 yen 1,070 yen 1,200 yen 1,360 yen
Up to 600g 995 yen 1,165 yen 1,320 yen 1,460 yen
Up to 700g 1,070 yen 1,260 yen 1,440 yen 1,560 yen
Up to 800g 1,145 yen 1,355 yen 1,560 yen 1,660 yen
Up to 900g 1,220 yen 1,450 yen 1,680 yen 1,760 yen
Up to 1.0kg 1,295 yen 1,545 yen 1,800 yen 1,860 yen
Up to 1.1kg 1,370 yen 1,640 yen 1,920 yen 1,960 yen
Up to 1.2kg 1,445 yen 1,735 yen 2,040 yen 2,060 yen
Up to 1.3kg 1,520 yen 1,830 yen 2,160 yen 2,160 yen
Up to 1.4kg 1,595 yen 1,925 yen 2,280 yen 2,260 yen
Up to 1.5kg 1,670 yen 2,020 yen 2,400 yen 2,360 yen
Up to 1.6kg 1,745 yen 2,115 yen 2,520 yen 2,460 yen
Up to 1.7kg 1,820 yen 2,210 yen 2,640 yen 2,560 yen
Up to 1.8kg 1,895 yen 2,305 yen 2,760 yen 2,660 yen
Up to 1.9kg 1,970 yen 2,400 yen 2,880 yen 2,760 yen
Up to 2.0kg 2,045 yen 2,495 yen 3,000 yen 2,860 yen

Comparison of rates

Weight China The United States
International
ePacket Light
International
ePacket
EMS International
ePacket Light
International
ePacket
EMS
Up to 100g 620 yen 690 yen 1,400 yen 960 yen 1,150 yen 2,000 yen
Up to 300g 770 yen 870 yen 1,400 yen 1,160 yen 1,410 yen 2,000 yen
Up to 500g 920 yen 1,050 yen 1,400 yen 1,360 yen 1,670 yen 2,000 yen
Up to 1.0kg 1,295 yen 1,500 yen 2,100 yen 1,860 yen 2,320 yen 2,900 yen
Up to 2.0kg 2,045 yen 2,400 yen 3,300 yen 2,860 yen 3,620 yen 4,500 yen
  For sending a 2-kg item For sending a 2-kg item
  International ePacket Light is
355 yen cheaper than International ePacket and
1,255 yen cheaper than EMS!
International ePacket Light is
760 yen cheaper than International ePacket and
1,640 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

Specified pouches can be ordered from My Page for International Mail.
You can also get them at post offices if they are in stock.
If you need many specified pouches, please contact the post office in advance.

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.

*Depending on the situation in certain countries, it may be either impossible to search for some tracking information.

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.

Does your package contain any dangerous goods?

Check rates and delivery days

Calculate by destination, type of articles and weight





Japan Post Co., Ltd.


JAPAN POST GROUP
Copyright (c) JAPAN POST Co.,Ltd. All rights reserved.