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International Mailing Regulations

Step 1: Prep it!

College of William and Mary Postal Services will no longer fill out or accept  Customs Forms for international mail. 

Option A

Visit USPS.com for more information about the preparation of international mail shipments

The type of Customs Form you use depends on the service you are using and the declared value of your mail.  To determine which type of Customs Form you need, use the By Service tab on Customs Form web page.

Option B

Bring your mail to any of the conviently located USPS in Williamsburg

Step 2: Label it!

Fill in all required information completely and accurately on the appropriate Customs Decleration Form.  Read the instructions carefully before filling out your declaration form.

Attach your customs declaration form on the front of your shipment and make sure all information is visible and legible.  Remember to sign the customs declaration form.

When using both an address label and a customs declaration, ensure the sender and recipient information is the same on both.

Step 3: Postal Services will pick up your mail!

Postal Services will pick up business mail for internation delivery during your regular mail stop.  We will meter it and carry it to the USPS Williamsburg office.

Shipping goods valued at over $2,500 or shipping to embargoed countries 

If your shipment is valued at more than $2,500 or if you are shipping to any United States embargoed country (Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan and Syria), your shipment may require a license or other action before mailing.  For more information, visit Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service International Mail Manual.