You will need
- - passport;
- - money for postage.
Select the service which delivers the goods. You can seek the services of Mail of Russia. International parcel service EMS will forward the package faster, but the shipping will cost you more. Service Express delivery shipment are important documents, and other correspondence. To send a package through the Mail of Russia, you must come to our office in international poisoning. Some of the services which make the shipment, we can provide the services of a courier, who will come to your house and pick it decorated the parcel.
Read the list of prohibited items. These include perishable foods, guns, alcohol and tobacco products, flammable and hazardous substances, cultural values, etc. a Complete list of items can be found on the websites of the service delivery, or learn about it in the post.
Pack ship the items. If you decide to use the services of Mail of Russia, to pack a parcel better in the office. You will be given a special box or package. Small items weighing up to 2 kilograms can be sent by small packet, larger - arrange by post or parcel. Every delivery service has its limitations on weight. Russian post delivers parcels weighing up To 20 kg. the items are not damaged during transport, take care of the protective bags or paper. The packaging should be clear that the customs officers could, if necessary, to consider the contents of the parcel.
After packaging the items refer to the incumbent of shipment. He will weigh the parcel and determine the delivery charge. If you are sending several items, make a list of them. If you're sending a valuable package, specify the approximate value of the transported items.
Fill in the address are neat and legible handwriting. Do not forget to specify the correct index. Complete information about yourself, for this you will need a passport.
Will pay the postage charges and ask the employee a tracking number which will allow you or the recipient to track your package to your destination.
Advice 2: How to send a parcel abroad
The parcel, an insured letter or parcel abroad can be sent from any Russian city. Offering senders a number of services ready to make the transfer. But to box or package found its way and not lost and not returned to the sender, the sending procedure has to be performed correctly.
You will need
- - passport;
- - money for payment postal fees;
- - the name and address of the recipient.
Select the postal service you will use. Cheaper it will cost sending by Post of Russia. A significant disadvantage of this service is a long waiting period of the parcel by the addressee. Prompt the international postal service EMS. The fastest way to deliver correspondence service, Express delivery, such as DHL. However, the shipment cost will increase substantially; moreover, you additionally have to pay customs duties.
Small items, Souvenirs, gifts whether to send small package. It weighs less than two pounds, and no attachment breakable things. Larger items weighing up to five pounds to send a parcel or a special bag which is designed for a 14.5 kg. most things will fit in the package. Russian post accepts packages weighing up to 20 kg, EMS - up to 30 kg. All the options shipments can be simple or customized. Express services you can send high-value items, papers and documents.
Please specify in which post offices in your city carry out an international shipment. The easiest way to apply for a post office. Do not pack the parcel at home, to make it more convenient for the post office.
Please check the list of items prohibited to be sent by mail. The customs service is not permitted the shipment of weapons, cultural valuables, tobacco products, any alcohol, perishable food, seeds, and plants. The full list can be found on the official website of the Russian post http://www.russianpost.ru or on the EMS website http://emspost.ru. Do not invest in sending the money – you do not guarantee their safety.
Note that the host country can have its own list of limitations. Be sure to read it. For example, in France it is forbidden to send dairy and meat products in the UK – canned fruits and vegetables, and in Saudi Arabia it is prohibited to import Christmas decorations, Easter cards and other items of Christian worship.
Arriving at the post, contact the person in shipping parcels. Weigh an attachment, select and pay for packaging to send. Make an inventory of sub-items or provide to make it to the postal employee. Carefully check the list. If you are planning to send a valuable package, specify an adequate value of the investment.
Pack a bag or box and give them to the employee for verification. Fragile items put crumpled paper or wrap them in a protective film. Carefully copy the address. Abroad adopted different standards than in Russia. In the first line, specify the name and surname of the recipient, then an apartment, house number, street name, city. Don't forget to include the country and postcode. Avoid mistakes, write legibly, preferably in block letters.
Make final payment (postage prepaid). You will receive a tracking number to track the path of a parcel abroad. Find out the employee mail the approximate time it takes shipping to your destination and inform them about the recipient.