|USPS First Class||Yes||2 - 7 Days|
|USPS Priority||Yes||2 - 3 Days|
|USPS Express Mail||Yes||1 - 2 Days|
|UPS Ground||Yes||1 - 5 Days, M-F|
|UPS 3 Day Select||Yes||1 - 3 Days, M-F|
|UPS 2nd Day Air||Yes||1 - 2 Days, M-F|
|UPS Next Day Air||Yes||1 Day, M-F|
|USPS First Class International||No*||5 - 30 Days*|
|UPS Worldwide Expedited||Yes||3 - 5 Days|
|UPS Worldwide Express Saver||Yes||2 - 4 Days|
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Customers can view tracking information using the USPS Delivery Confirmation or UPS Tracking number provided by our automated Shipment confirmation e-mail.
Customers can view tracking information using the USPS Customs ID or UPS Tracking number provided by our automated Shipment confirmation e-mail.
The United States Postal Service (USPS) provides a "Customs ID" for all shipments travelling outside of the United States. Basic tracking is only available to select countries via USPS First Class International. You will receive an automated email from us with this customs number, which will allow you to view package acceptance (proof of shipment) and a few tracking points in the United States. Please understand that tracking stops for most shipments after the package departs the USA from an international postal hub. Our nearest hubs are HAZELWOOD, MO and CHICAGO, IL. No tracking will be reported beyond these points for ineligible packages. Your country's postal service will not be able to track the package!
USPS First Class International packages have a customs ID in the form of L##########US. Most of these packages can be tracked within the United States only. After the package departs the nearest international postal hub, tracking stops because the receiving country treats L##########US Customs IDs as normal mail. These barcodes are rarely traceable and your post office may have no record of the package. Registered Mail changes the "L" in the customs ID to "R", "C", or "E". In summary, the first letter of a customs ID indicates:
USPS transfers packages to your country's local postal service, for example:
Over 95% of USPS First Class International packages arrive within 1-4 weeks. Average delivery times to common areas include:
Please see 'Delays' section below for more details.
Shipments travelling outside of the United States may incur customs fees, duties, and/or taxes upon arrival. We have no advance knowledge of such fees, cannot manipulate the values, and cannot pay potential fees for you. You are are responsible for any importation costs that may arise.
Most First Class International packages are delivered within 1-4 weeks, however, some packages have been delayed by an additional 2-6 weeks (over 95% of our First Class International shipments arrive in less than 4 weeks). To minimize delays, be sure to provide an accurate shipping address and telephone number!
JDS Labs insures all packages valued over $100 USD. Shipping insurance for lower valued orders can optionally be added during checkout. Insurance provides coverage in the event that your package is lost or damaged. Please understand that our insurance provider requires a signed, written statement from the buyer, and only accepts claims submitted between 45 and 90 days after shipment. Due to customs delays, delivery time is not guaranteed for any service.