International Products Fact Sheet

The Postal Service redesigned its international mail products last spring to make them clear-cut and easy to use for customers. The new product offerings align with domestic products and make it easier for customers to weigh their options when selecting a service.

Here are highlights of the four USPS international services.

Global Express Guaranteed

GXG is an international expedited delivery service provided through an alliance with FedEx Express. GXG provides reliable, high-speed, date-certain service with tracking and money-back delivery guarantee to more than 190 countries worldwide. GXG offers 1–3 business day delivery (may vary based on origin and destination) and is perfect for shipping documents and other (nondocument) items or merchandise for which duty may be assessed by the Customs authority of the destination country (see IMM 213).

Other features include:

Express Mail International

Express Mail International is an expedited service that can be used to send documents and merchandise to more than 190 countries worldwide with an average delivery of 3–5 business days (may vary based on origin and destina­tion). Express Mail International includes date-certain, money back delivery guarantee to Australia, China, Hong Kong, Japan, and the Republic of Korea (South Korea). To all other destinations, guaranteed service is not available at this time. Check the IMM Individual Country Listings for country-specific information.

Other features include:

Priority Mail International

Priority Mail International is a reliable cost-effective way to send documents and merchandise to more than 190 countries with an average business day delivery of
6–10 days (may vary based on origin and destination).

Other features include:

First-Class Mail International

First-Class Mail International is a reliable and economi­cal means of sending correspondence, documents, and lightweight merchandise weighing up to 4 pounds to more than 190 countries.

*Discount applies to postage amount only and not to any extra services.