A cost-effective tracked courier service to send your items to the U.S.

GoUSA is a cost-effective tracked courier service that makes it easy for you to expand your business into the USA. Have your parcels delivered within 4 – 10 working days. If you have an NZ Post business account, it’s easy for you to access the GoUSA service via API or the web-based tool eShip, where you can create GoUSA labels, manage your customers shipping addresses and track your customers’ parcels.

Key benefits

End to end tracking: Parcels are tracked until they reach their destination. Visit tracking and enter your tracking number for more information.

Free pickup: Parcels can be collected by our courier free of charge.

Saturday delivery: Items can be delivered on Saturdays without extra cost.

Postage is GST-zero: There’s no GST charged on your postage when you use the GoUSA service.

Product information

Sending with GoUSA, you will be charged at the greater of actual weight or volumetric weight1, rounded up to the next 500g.

Weight2 limit per item

Size2 limit
(Length + girth)

Minimum chargeable weight

Maximum value per item


up to 30kg

0.4 x 0.4 x 0.6m

(length of any side up to 0.6m)


US$ 800

(approx.NZ $1,2003)

NZ $2505 per shipment

1. Weight and size limit include any packaging.
2. To calculate Volumetric weight: To calculate volumetric weight (kg), measure the item’s height (m) x length (m) x thickness (m) and multiply this by 200, e.g. (0.45m x 0.35m x 0.25m) x 200 = 7.86kg (rounded up to 8kg as the chargeable weight).
3. The maximum value in NZ dollar is subject to fluctuation of foreign exchange rate and converted for your reference only.
4. Additional cover of up to NZ $1,200 is available for an additional fee.
5. This is subject to a number of important limitations and exclusions, in particular in relation to High Risk and Prohibited items. For further information about our compensation terms and conditions and High Risk and Prohibited items, please refer to the relevant sections of the Postal Users' Guide

Sending by GoUSA

You’ll need the following to send with GoUSA:

  • Create parcel labels using any of our online tools (API or eShip) and complete the required fields with the information required. We highly recommend you provide the 6-digit HS Tariff code(s) for your items. For assistance with HS Tariff codes, please contact your Account Manager.
  • Attach a copy of your commercial invoice or an Export Invoice (NCPI025).
  • For items valued over NZ$1,000, a completed Export Entry is required by New Zealand Customs. We can complete this on your behalf for an additional fee.

Things you need to know

Before sending your parcels

  • Check the eligibility to ensure your parcels are covered for loss or damage* and that your parcels are not prohibited or restricted when sending to the United States.
  • Check the parcel destination terms and conditions by visiting the U.S. Customs and Border Protection website. Items originating from embargoed countries/territories (Crimean Region, Cuba, Iran, North Korea and Syria) may not be allowed to be imported to the U.S.

* Additional cover of up to NZ$1,200 is available for an additional fee.

It is your responsibility to check eligibility of your items for sending, and for entry into the United States.

Terms and Conditions

GoCourier, GoAustralia, GoChina, GoUK and GoUSA are trademarks of NZ Post.