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How to Send International Packages From Japan

Japan is full of wonders with loads to shop. If you purchase too much and need to send it back home or across the country while staying in Japan, there are several courier services to choose from. Some hotels offer international shipment, while others don’t. That’s when this article comes in handy as it will take you through different courier services for you to choose from.

Japan is full of wonders with loads to shop. If you purchase too much and need to send it back home or across the country while staying in Japan, there are several courier services to choose from. Some hotels offer international shipment, while others don’t. That’s when this article comes in handy as it will take you through different courier services for you to choose from.

FedEX

Dropbox Location Imperial Hotel FedEX Station Shinsuna Shipping Process First, check the FedEX webpage to see if the item can be shipped overseas, and check the price to the destination. You can also request a quote on the website. Next, go to the Fedex website here and fill out the online form to open an account. After opening an account, you will need to enter or fill out the waybill and invoice according to the format. You can also request for pickup by phone or online. Or alternatively, can also bring your package to the nearest FedEx office for pickup. FedEx has a variety of FedEx boxes, including S, M, Large, and 10kg, with prices varying depending on the size and weight of the package. And FedEx's in-house customs broker can handle customs clearance on your behalf. Shipping Lithium Batteries Regulations are in order for safe delivery and depending on the country, shipping policies may vary. Prior to shipment, make sure to check the guidlines for further information. FedEX Supplies From small packages to big boxes, FedEX can provides them and the order can be made online from here. 【設施名稱】フェデックス 新砂営業所 【地址】東京都江東区新砂3-4-11 GLP東京II

DHL

DHL Service Point Locations Check the full list within the 23 central Tokyo wards to find the nearest service point. Shipping Process After checking the DHL website to find the nearest DHL service point, pack your things to be shipped. Depending on the type of the packages, things you need to prepare may vary. Make sure to check the information from here before finalizing your packages. Once everything is ready to be shipped, go to the nearest DHL service point or alternatively, call for pick up. Those who want to check the shipping rates, it can be done here. Maximum Weight 15kg per package Shipping Lithium Batteries Regulations are in order for safe delivery and depending on the country, shipping policies may vary. Prior to shipment, make sure to check the FAQ under Shipping with the questions “What are things I cannot send with DHL EXPRESS EASY?”. DHL Supplies DHL supplies are to be ordered online by filling out the form. Those with DHL accounts can get these supplies free of charge. 【設施名稱】MBE西新宿オークタワー店 【地址】東京都新宿区西新宿6-8-1 【電話號碼】0353219121

EMS

Post Office Locations There are many post offices in and around Tokyo area. Finding the locations of the post office can be done here. Shipping Process First check the Japan Post website to confirm if EMS is available in the country you are about to send the package to. At this moment, if you want to check the rates and delivery dates, see here. Then, pack your package, and label the parcel accordingly to what Japan Post requires. The requirements are stritct so make sure to follow them. Don’t forget to fill out the custom declaration form too. When everything is ready, go to the nearest post office to send your packages. As of January 2021, when sending packages to the United States, handwritten labels are no longer accepted. For more information, see here. Printing Labels For sending via EMS, at hotel or at home, anyone can create the labels via laptop or smartphones and print them out. Those without printers can use the smartphones to create the labels and go to the post office with Yu-pri Touch terminals to print it out. However, this is only available in Japanese and may be inconvenient for some so it is recommended to print at home or at a hotel. Further information is listed on the International Mail My Page Service. Maximum Weight Up to 30kg Things that can not be shipped Including some food, there are things that can not be shipped to the countries you want. While not every detail is listed, the main list can be found here. EMS Supplies EMS supplies are available for purchase at each post office. 【設施名稱】丸の内センタービル内郵便局 【地址】東京都千代田区丸の内1丁目6-1

UPS

UPS drop-off points There are only lmited drop-off points but the full list can be found here. Shipping Process First, check the UPS website to see regulations for each country. Once checking the regulations and packing is done, schedule for a pick up from UPS webpage or go to the nearest drop-off points. For surcharge, rates and other additional charges, those can be calculated from here. Shipping Lithium Batteries Regulations are in order for safe delivery and depending on the country, shipping policies may vary. Prior to shipment, make sure to check the guidelines. Maximum Weight 70kg per package. Keep in mind that for heavy packages, there is a guideline for customers to follow. 【設施名稱】UPS(ユーピーエス)エクスプレス・センター大手町 【地址】東京都千代田区大手町2-4-13 大手町集配センター内 【電話號碼】0120271040

Yamato Transport

Maximum Size/Weight The maximum linear dimension is 160cm and maximum weight is 25kg. Keep in mind that the parcel size is the total of width, length, and height in centimeters. Shipping Process First, check the Yamato Transport website to see if the country the package is to be shipped is available or not. Next, under “Please Select the Destination Country or Region”, scroll down to the tab to find the country you are about to send the package to. Once that is done, click on the “Go” button. Scroll down and you will see available sizes, price, delivery time, prohibited items and other necessary information. Once you agree with the rates, delivery time and etc, start packing. Make sure to pack under the guidelines of Yamato Transport. Since this service is only available in air freight services packing it the correct way is crucial. Once the packing is done, call the toll free dial at 0120-5931-69 for further instructions and ask for the nearest sales office for pick up or bring the package directly to there. This toll free dial is available in English. Things that can not be shipped The full list can be found here. However, to get more precise information about prohibited items to be shipped, under “Please Select the Destination Country or Region”, scroll down to the tab to find the country you are about to send the package to. Once that is done, click on the “Go” button. Scroll down to neary the bottom half, you will see a more precise detail about the prohibited items to be shipped. Yamato Transport Supplies Supplies like card boxes etc. are available for purchase. Contact the toll free number 0120-5931-69 to request the order. 【設施名稱】ヤマト運輸 代々木2丁目センター 【地址】東京都渋谷区代々木2-23-1-127 【電話號碼】0570200732

Under 2kg: Small Packages

Japan Post office offers international shipping for small packages up to 2kg. See here for details. 【設施名稱】渋谷郵便局 【地址】東京都渋谷区渋谷1-12-13

Narita Airport

Mostly operated by Yamato Transport, centered around Terminal 1 and 2 and one location at Terminal 3, inside Narita Airport, there are several places that offer international shipping. 【設施名稱】成田郵便局空港第1旅客ビル内分室 【地址】千葉県成田市御料牧場1-1

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