Japan post is a Japanese post logistics company offering postal and package delivery services and headquartered in Tokyo. It is part of the Japan Post Holdings group. its a government-owned corporation in Japan that existed from 2003 to 2007, It was the nation's largest employer, it has over 400,000 employees and ran 24,700 post offices throughout Japan.
Japan Post Tracking
With help of 4TRACKING you can track your Japan Post parcels easily, All you have to do is put your Japan post tracking number at the field above, and click on tracking button and wait some seconds to get detailed information about your parcel including locations and dates. But what does Japan post tracking number look like?, The answer detailed bellow.
Japan Post Tracking numbers
Japan Post tracking numbers can be summarized as follows:
(# = Letter / * = number /! = Number or letter)
- A# *** *** ***JP
- C# *** *** ***JP
- E# *** *** ***JP
- F# *** *** ***JP
- L# *** *** *** JP
- R# *** *** ***JP
- S# *** *** ***JP
- U# *** *** ***JP
- V# *** *** ***JP
- W# *** *** ***JP
- *** *** *** **
- *** *** *** ***
Japan Post International mail Tracking
Japan post international mail can be tracked via our website or app or via Japan Post official website, But you have to check if your parcel is eligible to be accepted as an international mail or not:
Before trying to send package via japan post international mail, please ensure that it contains no dangerous items, or anything that falls under "Items that cannot be sent as international mail." here is the list of the items that will not be accepted as an international mail
- Explosives and hazardous materials.
- Live animals.
- Pornographic materials.
- Coins, banknotes, paper money.
- Securities of any kind payable to the bearer, traveler’s checks.
- Processed or unprocessed platinum, gold or silver, precious stones and other valuables.
Received mail will have its contents inspected by X-ray, and anything that is prohibited from being sent as international mail may be returned to sender without being sent overseas.
When sending a parcel abroad, the sender can choose a way of handling the item if it fails to be delivered to the recipient. If you choose a return or redirection service, you will be charged additionally for returning or redirecting the parcel.
Please be informed that this additional charge for a return service will be claimed by the Postal Company overseas and may be more expensive than the fee paid in Japan when sending the item initially.
In case of EMS, however, there is no charge for the return service.
Japan Post International Registered Mail
Japan Post International Registered Mail is a service that applies when the items accepted for delivery get damaged or lost. In such cases the actual damages will be paid in recompense within the range of the insured value stated by the sender at the moment of shipment.
Japan Post International Insured Mail
Japan Post International Insured Mail is a service that applies when the items accepted for delivery get damaged or lost. In such cases it is possible to receive recompense for actual damages within the framework of the insured value stated by the sender at the moment of shipment.
Japan Post International Mail "Advice Of Delivery"
Japan Post International "Advice of Delivery" is a service enables the sender to confirm whether the mail has been delivered to the addressee. The service is available for registered letter-post, insured letters, and insured and uninsured parcels.
Japan Post International Express Mail Service (EMS)
Japan Post International Express Mail Service (EMS) is the fastest international mail service for sending up to 30 kg of documents and merchandise simply and conveniently to over 120 countries and territories worldwide, You can track You EMS packages using our package tracking platform or via Japan Post official website.
What is weight Limits for Japan post International Parcel Post?
Weight limits for international parcel service are limited to 30 kg per parcel.
Japan Post International Small Packets
This service is more economical for shipping small packages, The maximum weight for these packages is 2 kg.
Small packages can be delivered at a lower rate than the International Express Mail Service or the International Parcel Post service.
Japan Post International ePacket
The International epacket mail will be delivered by airmail, the Small items under 2kg can be sent for a cheaper price comparing to International Express Mail (EMS) or to the registered small packets, international ePacket Mail also can be tracked via our package tracking platform and also in the official Japan post website.
About Japan Post
Japan Post ran largest postal savings system in the world and was often said to be the largest holder of personal savings in the world: with $2.1T of household assets in its yū-cho savings accounts, and $1.2T of household assets in its kampo life insurance services, its holdings accounted for 25% of household assets in Japan. Japan Post also held about $1.3T of the Japanese national debt in the form of government bonds.
Japan Post Service aims to create a “network that sincerely connects people, corporations, and society” by providing communications that enable the public to enjoy secure, certain, and speedy communications and logistics functions.
Examples of statuses which Japan Post shipment tracking passes
|A request for re-delivery was received|
|Absence. Attempted delivery|
|Allocated to delivery staff|
|Arrival at inward office of exchange|
|Arrival at outward office of exchange|
|Arrival at over land transport|
|Departure from inward office of exchange|
|Dispatch from outward office of exchange|
|Dispatch to overland transport|
|Dispatched at Exchange Office|
|En route(Transported by Land and Sea)|
|Final delivery - Collected at counter|
|Held by export Customs|
|Held by import Customs|
|Item arrival at collection point for pick-up|
|Item held at delivery depot/delivery office|
|Item held at inward Office of Exchange|
|Item held at outward Office of Exchange|
|Item held by export Customs|
|Item into sorting centre|
|Item out for physical delivery|
|Item out of sorting centre|
|Item presented to export Customs|
|Item presented to import Customs|
|Item returned from export Customs|
|Item returned from import Customs|
|Notice sent by import Customs|
|Office closed. Retention|
|Processing at delivery Post Office|
|Return to sender|
|Returned to Sender|
|Returned to sender|