The Customs Form 2976-A (January 2004 version) will look pretty much like this:

Instructions (from the back of the form)
Complete this form in English. You may add a translation of the contents in a language accepted in the destination country.

Complete in ink and press firmly, so all information transfers to all copies.

Complete the declaration fully and legibly; otherwise, delay and inconvenience may result for the addressee. A false or misleading declaration may lead to a fine or to seizure of the item.

Your goods may be subject to restrictions. It is your responsibility to inquire into import and export regulations, restrictions such as quarantine, pharmaceutical restrictions, etc., and to find out what documents, if any (commercial invoice, certificate of origin, health certificate, license, authorization for goods subject to quarantine such as plant, animal or food products, etc.), are required in the destination country.

Commercial item means any goods exported/imported in the course of a business transaction, whether or not they are sold for money or exchanged.

1.Enter a detailed description of each article - e.g., "men's cotton shirts:' General descriptions - e.g., "samples, food products" - are not permitted.
2.Enter the quantity of each article and unit of measurement used.
3. & 4.Enter the net weight of each article in pounds and ounces. Enter the total weight of the package in pounds and ounces, including packaging, which corresponds to the weight used to calculate the postage.
5. & 6.Enter the value for each article and the total in US dollars.
7. & 8.For commercial senders only.
9.Postal clerk - enter the amount of postage and fees.
10.Check the box specifying the category of the item.
11.Provide details if the contents are subject to quarantine (plant, animal, food products, etc.) or other restrictions.
12, 13, & 14.If your item is accompanied by a license or a certificate, enter the number. You should enclose an invoice for all commercial items.
15.Your signature and date confirm your liability for the item mailed.
16.Check box specifying instruction in case of nondelivery. Items returned to sender are subject to return charges at sender's expense.
NOTE:Copy 4 of this form is filed at the Post Office for 30 days from the date of mailing.

Insert the completed form into PS Form 2976-E, Customs Declaration and Dispatch Note Envelope. Enclose any commercial documents into the envelope. Do not fold form set or wrap around the package. The entire barcode and all information must be visible. Remove the backing sheet and affix the envelope to the package on the address side.

PS Form 2976-A, January 2004