Shipping Methods

Shipping Methods

For those who are considering Japan Post service ( EMS/ Parcel Post / Small Packet / ePacket), please check the rates and estimated delivery time here: www.post.japanpost.jp/cgi-charge/index.php?lang=_en

DHL

DHL

DHL is a company that provides top-class customer service, speed, and reliability. Their services are known to be both fasts as well as safe! If you need something delivered quickly or have an important event coming up, DHL will get your package where it needs to go with ease.

Estimated Shipping time: 2 – 4 Business Days

Price: The cost of shipping a package is based on volume, not weight. This makes it ideal for small shipments (such as jewelry) and bulky ones.

Tracking: Available

Strength: Express delivery via air transport./ The freight can be cheaper than EMS.

Notes:

  • It cannot ship to PO Box, APO, FPO, or other military addresses.
  •  For customers in EUROPE: Please bear in mind that for all shipping methods, there may be fees charged by other organizations working with your country’s post office. You are responsible for paying these charges.
  • For US customers: Please note that US Customs may require a TSCA form or other documentation for shipments containing ink or non-toxic paints (such as Gundam Markers). Customs will provide documents and instructions for filling them out. No fees.
  • Fuel Consumption and CO2 Emission

For details: https://mydhl.express.dhl/ba/en/legal/terms-and-conditions.html

*The information listed here is subject to change. Please refer to the official website for any updates and changes.

ems

EMS - Japan Post

EMS shipping is a great way to get your Japan-bound package all the way to you. You can rely on this service provided by The Japan Post and enjoy speedy delivery with tracking numbers, so you know exactly when it will arrive at its destination!

Estimated Shipping time: 2 – 7 Business Days

Price: Cost will vary depending on your items.

Compensation amount: Up to 2 million yen.

Click HERE for more details on the insurance program.

Tracking: Available

Strength:

  • Delivery time is quite fast.
  • Insurance program for up to 2 million yen.

Notes:

  • Up to 30KG.
  • Up to 1.5m (approx. 4’11”) in length , with a total length up to 3.0m (approx. 9’10”).
  • Shipping to the USA, Latin America, and other regions may take longer than average. Customs inspections, delivery backlogs, and other local factors may affect delivery times. Please consider possible delays before choosing this shipping method.
    We are sorry, but once an item leaves our warehouse, it’s in the hands of the postal service. We cannot accept responsibility for any delays due to circumstances outside of our control!
  • The export fee of 2,710yen will be applied to packages with a total value of 200,000yen or more sent through Japan Post.

Check rates and delivery days: HERE

For details: https://www.post.japanpost.jp/int/ems/index_en.html

*The information listed here is subject to change. Please refer to the official website for any updates and changes.

Parcel Post - Japan Post

It is a basic service for international mail, and the sending method can be selected according to the desired delivery speed and rate.

Estimated Shipping time: 2 – 6 Weeks

Price: Cost will vary depending on your items. Calculated by Length + (Width + Height) x 2

Compensation amount: Up to 31,230 yen. 

Click HERE for more details on the insurance program.

Shipping methods

  • Airmail
  • SAL
  • Surface mail

Maximum weight: 30KG

Tracking: Available for some destinations. 

Strength: Delivery time is quite fast.

Check rates and delivery days: https://www.post.japanpost.jp/cgi-charge/index.php?lang=_en

For details: https://www.post.japanpost.jp/int/index_en.html

*The information listed here is subject to change. Please refer to the official website for any updates and changes.

Air Small Packet Registered - Japan Post

Airmail Small Packet is an affordably priced shipping method for small packages. As the name suggests, this method ships by airmail and is limited to relatively small packages. Perfect for budget customers who don’t want to wait months for their items to arrive.

Estimated Shipping time: 2 – 6 Weeks

Price: Cost will vary depending on your items.

Damage compensation: 6,000 yen

Shipping methods

  • Airmail
  • SAL
  • Surface mail

Maximum weight: 2KG

Tracking: Available for some destinations. 

Strength: Relatively cheap but a little more expensive than non-registered Air Small Packet.

Notes:

  • Item value should be 25,000 yen or less.
  • Air Small Packet is limited to a maximum weight of 2KG, and the total length should be shorter than 90cm (approx. 2’11”) (length + width + height). 

Check rates and delivery days: https://www.post.japanpost.jp/cgi-charge/index.php?lang=_en

For details: https://www.post.japanpost.jp/int/index_en.html

*The information listed here is subject to change. Please refer to the official website for any updates and changes.

airmail

International ePacket - Japan Post

International ePacket is cheaper than EMS, faster than SAL and is sent by airmail to all the world destination.

Estimated Shipping time: 2 – 6 Weeks

Price: Cost will vary depending on your items.

Damage compensation: 6,000 yen

Shipping methods: Airmail

Maximum weight: 2KG

Tracking: Available for some destinations. 

Strength: Delivery time is quite fast.

Notes:

  • International ePacket is limited to a maximum weight of 2KG.
  • The total length should be shorter than 90cm (length + width + height). 

Check rates and delivery days: https://www.post.japanpost.jp/cgi-charge/index.php?lang=_en

For details: https://www.post.japanpost.jp/int/index_en.html

*The information listed here is subject to change. Please refer to the official website for any updates and changes.

fedex

FedEx

FedEx is known around the world for a good reason. Offering excellent quality and speed, the service is the perfect choice for customers who don’t want to wait and don’t mind paying a little extra for a great shipping experience!

Estimated Shipping time: 2 – 5 Business Days

Price: The cost of shipping a package is based on volume, not weight. This makes it ideal for small shipments (such as jewelry) and bulky ones.

Tracking: Not included.

Strength: Delivery time is quite fast.

Notes:

  • Please bare in mind that FedEx may charge customs fees, and your country’s customs office will likely charge separate import fees and taxes. These may arrive as an invoice a week or more after receiving the package. Also, all shipping methods may incur charges from other organizations affiliated with your country’s post office. You are responsible for paying these charges.
  • CUSTOMERS IN CANADA AND SOUTH AMERICA: Your country’s customs office and your local FedEx office may impose special fees on imported goods, which may be set before or after delivery. You are responsible for paying these charges.
  • CUSTOMERS IN THE USA: US Customs may require a TSCA form or other documentation for shipments containing
    ink or non-toxic paints (such as Gundam Markers). Customs will provide documents and instructions for filling them out. No fees.

For details: https://www.fedex.com/en-us/shipping/international.html

*The information listed here is subject to change. Please refer to the official website for any updates and changes.