Update on international shipping from Japan Post

Sun, Apr 9th 2023, 16:33:06

Dear customer, 

Here's the latest information on international shipping from Japan Post as of April 9, 2023

You can check Japan Post's page here to see what option is available for you.

No SAL option is available for any country. We recommend FedEx or DHL over EMS. FedEx/DHL is the quickest shipping option at the moment because they have their own flights. Current delivery time frame is as follows.

- FedEx/DHL: 1 week to 10 days

- EMS: 10 to 14 days for most country, may take longer than that for some country in Europe

- International Parcel(Air): longer than EMS

- Small Packet (Air): longer than EMS

- International Parcel(Surface): around 3 months

- Small Packet(Surface): around 3 months

++++++ For countries that are not listed in this page ++++++

All option except SAL is available, but we recommend FedEx or DHL.

EMS, FedEx, DHL, International Parcel (Air), Small Packet (Air) is available. Could use Surface but use them at your own risk. It may take longer than 3 months and have the highest risk of getting lost in transit in the current situation without compensation. 

++++++ EMS and Airmail Unavailable ++++++

Options available for countries listed below are FedEx/DHL, International Parcel (Surface) and Small Packet (Surface) . 

●ASIA: Afghanistan, India (EMS available), Bangladesh, East Timor

●EUROPE: Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Faroe Island, Georgia, Greece, Kazakhstan (Airmail available), Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan (Airmail available), Liechtenstein, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, San Marino, Slovakia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan (Airmail available), Vatican, Serbia (Airmail available), Greenland (Airmail available)

●MIDDLE EAST: Israel, Republic of Turkey, Saudi Arabia

●OCEANIA: Kiribati, Tuvalu, Pitcairn, Wallis and Futuna, Guam (EMS available), Fiji, French Polynesia

●NORTH & CENTRAL AMERICA: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Grenada, Haiti, Montserrat, Netherlands Caribbean, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Sint Maarten, St. Vincent, Turks and Caicos Islands, Virgin Islands(US)


●AFRICA: Angola, Ascension, Benin (Airmail available), Botswana, Burundi, Congo, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea (Airmail available), Eritrea, Esuwatini, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kabobe De, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger (Airmail available), Nigeria, Sao Tome and Principe, Seychelles (Airmail available), South Africa, South Sudan, St. Helena, Togo, Tristan da Cunha, Zambia, Cameroon, The Gambia (Airmail available), Republic of the Congo, Djibouti

++++++ Small Packet (Air) Unavailable ++++++

Options available for countries listed below are FedEx/DHL, EMS and surface mail.

Canada, Germany, France, UK, USA

++++++ EMS Unavailable ++++++

Options available for countries listed below are FedEx/DHL, Small Packet (Air) and surface mail.

● Bulgaria, Croatia, Dominican Republic(Surface unavailable), Latvia, Mauritania(Surface unavailable), Nicaragua(Surface unavailable), Slovenia

++++++ Surface Unavailable ++++++

Options available for countries listed below are FedEx/DHL, EMS and Airmail .

● Argentina, Bahrain, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Côte d'Ivoire, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Iraq, Iran, Jamaica, Kuwait, Laos, Nepal, Pakistan, Rwanda (EMS unavailable), Samoa (EMS unavailable), Uganda

++++++ FedEx or DHL only ++++++

Option available for countries listed below is FedEx/DHL. No service available by Japan Post.

●ASIA: Brunei, Mongol, Maldives

OCEANIA: Papua New Guinea, Solomons

●NORTH & CENTRAL AMERICA: Guatemala, Honduras, St. Pierre and Miquelon, Martinique


●SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay, Venezuela, French Guiana, Suriname

: Guinea, Comoros, Central Africa, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe

++++++ No shipping available ++++++

●EUROPE: Ukraine, Russia

++++++ Safekeeping Period ++++++

Given the situation of COVID-19 pandemic, safekeeping period has been automatically extended over 2 years at J-Subculture. However, we have decided to resume counting safekeeping dates from April 1, 2023.

All items currently stored at our place will start counting safekeeping dates from April 1, 2023. From there, you have 45 free safekeeping dates. 100JPY storage fee will be charged per day from the 46th day (around 15/MAY/2023) for the currently stored items. We recommend you ship your items before that date.

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

Best Regards,

Your J-Subculture Team

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