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What is FedEx HeadStart?

FedEx HeadStart is a free service to help businesses and individuals easily get the customs documents they need to ship internationally. This easy-to-use, web-based application is designed to relieve the stress of trying to pull together documents for international shipments and provide access to past document requests.

How does FedEx HeadStart work?

To get started, simply fill out a few fields to register for FedEx HeadStart. Then, you'll be ready to submit your first document request. You don't need a FedEx account to sign up for FedEx HeadStart. Once you register, you can fill out a simple form with details about what you're shipping.

We'll provide you with the documents you'll need to help ensure your shipment reaches its international destination. Once you complete the forms, you're ready to ship.