International Mail Guidelines and Reference
Monthly Memo’s from Mail Services
Comprehensive Mailing and Address Reference Information for:
- THE NAME OF THE COUNTRY OF DESTINATION MUST BE WRITTEN IN FULL AND IN CAPITAL LETTERS (addresses may vary between country, but the country name must always appear at the bottom of the address in all caps)
- All international mail documents must be enclosed in a sealed envelope
- Each international package requires a completed customs form which includes the value and detailed description of each item.
International Mail Manual: http://pe.usps.com/text/imm/welcome.htm
For additional information about International addresses: http://pe.usps.gov/text/pub28/28apa_004.htm
http://www.canadapost.ca/cpotools/apps/fpc/personal/findByCity?execution=e1s1 to look up Canadian postal code formats
http://www.addressdoctor.com/en/countries-data/address-formats.html to see how an international country formats their address fields
http://lookup.addressdoctor.com/lookup/default.aspx?lang=en&country=asm to see how an international address for a specific country would appear on a sample label.
- Shipping materials and forms are available at Mail Services customer service center.
Posted by Donna Hepler (email@example.com) on Oct 4, 2012 at 10:20 AM
Edited by Jenni Luckett (firstname.lastname@example.org) on Oct 9, 2012 at 9:47 AM