Prepaid shipping labels for US seed imports?

Mon, 06 Mar 2017 22:14:00 PST

>I'm trying to import some seeds into the US. I have my small lots of seed
>permit, but I need to also send the seed vendor a prepaid shipping label
>that the US inspection folks can use to send the seeds from their facility
>to me. 
Are you talking about the green-and-yellow labels? 
These are not prepaid shipping labels, but labels which direct the mail carrier to send the package to a port of entry.
You get these by sending a request via email to
You need to include your name and permit number and the approved port, with your request. Specify the number of labels required, in multiples of four. 
They reply with a PDF which has the labels, which you can then print out. 
Bob Nold
Denver, Colorado, USA

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