You will need
- - passport;
- - money for postage and customs fees;
- - materials for packaging.
Before heading out in the mail, specify whether all items prepared for shipment, are subject to shipment. Among other things, in France it is forbidden to send any alcohol or tobacco products, perishables, plants, cultural values, jewelry with precious stones. A complete list of illegal attachments can be viewed on the official website of the Russian post.
Postage abroad accept not all post offices. In many localities the package in France can only be sent from the post office. Call the nearest post office and find out whether there is your package.
If you send fragile items, pack them yourself, but so that the postal workers have a chance to consider the contents of the parcel. Bring bubble wrap, padded paper or plastic bags to fill the voids.
Coming to the post, select the type of shipment. A small number of small items weighing up to 2 kilograms, it is most advantageous to send small package. Paper documents and send by post. More severe departure make as simple or valuable parcel. Maximum parcel weight – 20 kg. The approximate cost of the shipment can be calculated independently using the automatic rater http://www.russianpost.ru/rp/servise/ru/home/postuslug/autotarif. Note that in addition to fees for the weight, you will be charged customs duty, the amount of which depends on the type of shipment.
Purchase postage packaging conforming parcel. Pack the parcel, not sealing the box. Present your passport and complete the issued by the postal worker in the customs Declaration and the inventory. Be careful when entering items. In case of doubt, consult the staff of the division – part data (e.g., the weight of the items) will indicate it. Take your time – better to lose a few extra minutes than to rewrite the whole form.
Correctly rewrite the address. To check the fidelity of his writing postal worker is unlikely, in the case of error, the parcel will not reach the addressee. In France in the first string specifies the name of the recipient, then you write the house number, street, city, and country. If your recipient takes shelter, its name, specify the name of the landlord.
Will pay the postage fees. You will be given a receipt with the obligatory indication of a tracking number where you will be able to track the parcel.