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Mailing and Shipping out of the U.S.

RR Donnelley International Services is now the preferred provider of MIT Mail Services. The following pricing is effective February 28, 2013. All charges are included in the per pound rate including fuel surcharges and international rate increases from the United States Postal Service.

Please note: some shipping information has changed.

Service Options and Policy 4 lbs and Under
Service Average Delivery Time Rate MIT Customer Code
IPA (US Mail) 3-8 days $1.00/oz*  Air or IPA
ISAL (US Mail) 7-14 days $0.84/oz* Economy or ISAL
RR Air (foreign Post) 4-8 business days $0.86/oz* RR Air or Foreign 1st
RR Air Printed Material (Foreign Post) 7-14 business days $0.75/oz* RR printed
Our policy is to ship all mail 4 lbs and under by IPA unless otherwise instructed.
Service Options and Policy Over 4 lbs
Service Average Delivery Time Rate MIT Customer Code
Priority Mail International 6-10 days $8.75 - $11.75/lb** Priority, Air or PMI
Express Mail International 3-5 days $10.71 - $14.99/lb** Express or EMI
Global Express Guaranteed 1-3 days $15.11 - $34.27/lb** Global or GEG
USPS M-Bag 7-21 days $31.35 - $62.70 for first 11lbs ($2.65 - $5.70 for each add’l lb or fraction lb) plus $15.00 handling fee for first bag ($7.50 for each add’l bag) M-Bag (provide address label on box and inside box)
* 1 oz rate used for comparison. Rate is set by weight and piece charges
** 5 lb rate used for comparisons. Actual rates vary by weight and destination
MIT customer codes should be used in the upper right hand corner when an alternative to the policy is desired by the customer.
Our policy is to ship all mail over 4 lbs by Priority International Mail. Customs Form 2976A is required (a USPS product) unless otherwise indicated by the customer. All Items require a customs form.

More info? Visit Mail Services web page.

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Phone: 617-253-6000
Building: WW15
Street Address: 350 Brookline St.
Cambridge, MA 02139-4827
Email: mailsvc@mit.edu

Marty O'Brien
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Debbie Puleo
Assistant to the Manager

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