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6 Steps to Print a Customs Declaration Form on Shopify

Last updated: April 01, 2024
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In this writing, you will be shown how to print a customs declaration form on Shopify on Desktop, iPhone, and Android. Completing a customs declaration form for an order on the Fulfillment page is a must if you want to ship internationally. There are several mail types requiring you to print out the separate customs declaration forms for your shipment, and the other can contain the form in accordance with the standard shipping label:

  • In case you use Priority Express Mail International or Priority Mail International, you have to print out a separate customs declaration form apart from the shipping label and stick them outside of the package.

  • Alternatively, if you use Priority Mail Flat International flat rate envelopes, First Class Package International Service or Priority Mail International small flat rate boxes, the customs declaration is added to the shipping label.

Take note that when you purchase and print the multiple shipping labels at the same time, you can print out the customs declaration in this process. Now let’s get into the actual steps.

How to print a customs declaration form

Step 1: Choose Orders.

After logging in your Shopify admin, choose Orders.

how to print a customs declaration form

Step 2: Select international orders’ quantity.

Select the number of the international orders which need the separate customs declaration forms.

Step 3: Go to Continue.

Go to Continue next to the Buy postage and ship order from the Order details area to help open the Fulfillment page.

Step 4: Complete Customs declaration form.

Then, you need to complete a Customs declaration form.

Step 5: Select Buy shipping label.

As you are willing to buy the shipping label, select Buy shipping label.

Step 6: Print customs declaration form.

After that, a customs declaration form is printed off with your shipping label.

To print a customs declaration form on iPhone (Click here)

  • Step 1: Tap Orders. At the Shopify app, you can tap Orders at the bottom of the page.

    how to print a customs declaration form
  • Step 2: Choose the orders that you need its custom declaration.

  • Step 3: Opt for Create shipping label. From the Unfulfilled area, you can opt for Create shipping label.

    how to print a customs declaration form
  • Step 4: Touch Edit customs information. To continue, you can tap Edit customs information from the Items section.

  • Step 5: Tap Save to save your customs information form. Before clicking Save, you need to finish the customs information forms.

  • Step 6: Touch Buy shipping label. Once you are ready to buy your shipping label, then go to Buy shipping label.

  • Step 7: Touch Print shipping label. Finally, touch Print shipping label.

To print a customs declaration form on Android (Click here)

  • Step 1: Go to Orders. You can go to Orders from your Shopify app.

  • Step 2: Select the orders that need the customs declaration forms.

  • Step 3: Tap Create shipping label. At the Unfulfilled section, you can tap Create shipping label.

  • Step 4: Choose Edit customs information. Choose Edit customs information at the Items section to keep going.

  • Step 5: Choose Save. You must fill out the customs information forms and then go to Save.

  • Step 6: Tap Buy shipping label. If you are ready to buy the shipping label, then tap Buy shipping label.

  • Step 7: Tap Print shipping label. To finish your current work, you can tap Print shipping label.


We hope that this article about the steps on how to print a customs declaration form is helpful for you. If you are a newcomer to this e-commerce platform, don’t forget to practice often.

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Sam Nguyen is the CEO and founder of Avada Commerce, an e-commerce solution provider headquartered in Singapore. He is an expert on the Shopify e-commerce platform for online stores and retail point-of-sale systems. Sam loves talking about e-commerce and he aims to help over a million online businesses grow and thrive.

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