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Protect Your Goods With Shipping Insurance

With EasyPost Shipping Insurance, we want to provide you peace of mind for any loss, damage, or theft, with integrity and sympathy towards every claim. Start insuring your packages today at 0.5% of declared value.

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The best shipping insurance

Protection at just 0.5%

Our affordable pricing starts at 0.5% of declared product value. From anywhere to anywhere.

10 minute claim process

On average, it takes 10 minutes to complete the shipping insurance claim form. No double talk.

Support is only a click away

For questions or support, inquire through email and our team will respond within a day (average 4 hours).

Simplifying your shipping insurance coverage

Did you know on average 1 in 10 packages are damaged or lost in transit? Protect your outbound product and customer relationships, as well as your profit margins, with EasyPost Shipping Insurance. Our shipping insurance policy covers:

  • Any carrier.
  • Any service level.
  • Domestic or international.
  • Damage, loss, or theft.

Submitting a claim is quick and straightforward since the required documents are standardized.

Packages
Amount
300
$195-$695
10k
$6,500-$21,500
100k
$65,000-$215,500

Shipping rate comparison

Coverage
EasyPost
FedEx
USPS
UPS
$50
$0.50
$3.15
$1.65
$2.70+
$100
$0.50
$3.15
$2.05
$2.70+
$300
$1.50
$3.15
$4.60
$2.70+

How it works

Insure packages

For our shipping API users, you can purchase insurance in the Buy call. For standalone insurance users, we have our Insure endpoint that can integrate with your product.

Submit a claim

If your insured package is damaged, lost, or stolen, submit a claim for reimbursement. Our support team will respond within 24 hours.

Get paid

Within 10 days (average 7), you will receive your reimbursement for approved claims. Funds will be deposited to your EasyPost account, or mailed through check upon request.

Insurance coverage no matter your carrier

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Insurance made easy

import easypost
import os

client = easypost.EasyPostClient(os.getenv("EASYPOST_API_KEY"))

# Purchase and insure a shipment
shipment = easypost.shipment.retrieve("shp_123")
client.shipment.buy(
    shipment.id,
    rate=shipment.lowest_rate(),
    insurance=99.99,
)
{
  "id": "shp_339f74ca0aa840d399bbb728a3ac3863",
  "object": "Shipment",
  "created_at": "2020-02-08T21:34:49Z",
  "updated_at": "2020-02-08T21:35:07Z",
  "mode": "test",
  "insurance": "99.99",
  "tracking_code": "9405500897846033166521",
  "usps_zone": 4,
  "status": "unknown",
  "is_return": false,
  "postage_label": {
    "id": "pl_36091b719cc74ecc8a81f3a2ab19a096",
    "object": "PostageLabel",
    "created_at": "2020-02-08T21:35:07Z",
    "updated_at": "2020-02-08T21:35:07Z",
    "label_date": "2020-02-08T21:35:07Z",
    "label_url": "https://easypost-files.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/files/postage_label/20200208/6fa468158bce435da2cc864bd1a3de29.png",
    "label_file_type": "image/png",
    "label_size": "4x6",
    "label_resolution": 300,
    "label_zpl_url": null,
    "label_pdf_url": null,
    "label_epl2_url": null,
    "date_advance": 0,
    "label_type": "default",
    "integrated_form": "none"
  },
  "tracker": {
    "id": "trk_b05ab048e81c42ad8abea9c38dbceef4",
    "object": "Tracker",
    "created_at": "2020-02-08T21:35:07Z",
    "updated_at": "2020-02-08T21:35:07Z",
    "mode": "test",
    "tracking_code": "9405500897846033166521",
    "carrier": "USPS",
    "public_url": "https://track.easypost.com/djE6dHJrX2IwNWFiMDQ4ZTgxYzQyYWQ4YWJlYTljMzhkYmNlZWY0",
    "est_delivery_date": null,
    "status": "unknown",
    "status_detail": "unknown",
    "is_return": false,
    "tracking_details": [],
    "carrier_detail": null,
    "fees": [],
    "shipment_id": "shp_339f74ca0aa840d399bbb728a3ac3863",
    "signed_by": null,
    "weight": null
  },
  "selected_rate": {
    "id": "rate_22e495348fe44d4894b3e86a31e03cd4",
    "object": "Rate",
    "created_at": "2020-02-08T21:35:07Z",
    "updated_at": "2020-02-08T21:35:07Z",
    "mode": "test",
    "carrier": "USPS",
    "service": "Priority",
    "rate": "9.39",
    "currency": "USD",
    "list_rate": "9.39",
    "list_currency": "USD",
    "retail_rate": "12.25",
    "retail_currency": "USD",
    "delivery_days": 2,
    "delivery_date": null,
    "delivery_date_guaranteed": false,
    "carrier_account_id": "ca_9dcec3346e6145f5b865e04e2e1bbf93",
    "shipment_id": "shp_339f74ca0aa840d399bbb728a3ac3863"
  },
  "from_address": {
    "id": "adr_cd41b97d1d814a50b07bb18267d961e1",
    "object": "Address",
    "created_at": "2020-02-08T21:34:49Z",
    "updated_at": "2020-02-08T21:34:49Z",
    "mode": "test",
    "name": "EasyPost",
    "company": null,
    "email": "support@easypost.com",
    "street1": "417 Montgomery Street",
    "street2": "5th Floor",
    "city": "San Francisco",
    "zip": "94104",
    "state": "CA",
    "country": "US",
    "phone": "4153334444",
    "residential": null,
    "federal_tax_id": null,
    "state_tax_id": null,
    "carrier_facility": null,
    "verifications": {}
  },
  "to_address": {
    "id": "adr_5568259f33ea497ebed1e9495551b7f2",
    "object": "Address",
    "created_at": "2020-02-08T21:34:49Z",
    "updated_at": "2020-02-08T21:35:06Z",
    "mode": "test",
    "company": null,
    "email": "dr_steve_brule@gmail.com",
    "street1": "179 N Harbor Dr",
    "street2": null,
    "city": "Redondo Beach",
    "state": "CA",
    "zip": "90277-2506",
    "country": "US",
    "name": "Dr. Steve Brule",
    "phone": "4153334444",
    "residential": false,
    "state_tax_id": null,
    "federal_tax_id": null,
    "carrier_facility": null,
    "verifications": {
      "zip4": {
        "details": null,
        "errors": [],
        "success": true
      }
    }
  },
  "return_address": {
    "id": "adr_cd41b97d1d814a50b07bb18267d961e1",
    "object": "Address",
    "created_at": "2020-02-08T21:34:49Z",
    "updated_at": "2020-02-08T21:34:49Z",
    "mode": "test",
    "name": "EasyPost",
    "company": null,
    "email": "support@easypost.com",
    "street1": "417 Montgomery Street",
    "street2": "5th Floor",
    "city": "San Francisco",
    "zip": "94104",
    "state": "CA",
    "country": "US",
    "phone": "4153334444",
    "residential": null,
    "federal_tax_id": null,
    "state_tax_id": null,
    "carrier_facility": null,
    "verifications": {}
  },
  "parcel": {
    "id": "prcl_2ae2dcb504cf4c53a72972f0cc944d97",
    "object": "Parcel",
    "created_at": "2020-02-08T21:34:49Z",
    "updated_at": "2020-02-08T21:34:49Z",
    "mode": "test",
    "length": 20.2,
    "width": 10.9,
    "height": 5.0,
    "weight": 65.9,
    "predefined_package": null
  },
  "fees": [
    {
      "object": "Fee",
      "type": "LabelFee",
      "amount": "0.00000",
      "charged": true,
      "refunded": false
    },
    {
      "object": "Fee",
      "type": "PostageFee",
      "amount": "9.39000",
      "charged": true,
      "refunded": false
    },
    {
      "object": "Fee",
      "type": "InsuranceFee",
      "amount": "1.00000",
      "charged": true,
      "refunded": false
    }
  ],
  "options": {
    "currency": "USD",
    "date_advance": 0,
    "label_date": null,
    "payment": {
      "type": "SENDER"
    }
  },
  "rates": [
    {
      "id": "rate_22e495348fe44d4894b3e86a31e03cd4",
      "object": "Rate",
      "created_at": "2020-02-08T21:35:07Z",
      "updated_at": "2020-02-08T21:35:07Z",
      "mode": "test",
      "carrier": "USPS",
      "service": "Priority",
      "rate": "9.39",
      "currency": "USD",
      "list_rate": "9.39",
      "list_currency": "USD",
      "retail_rate": "12.25",
      "retail_currency": "USD",
      "delivery_days": 2,
      "delivery_date": null,
      "delivery_date_guaranteed": false,
      "carrier_account_id": "ca_9dcec3346e6145f5b865e04e2e1bbf93",
      "shipment_id": "shp_339f74ca0aa840d399bbb728a3ac3863"
    },
    {
      "id": "rate_5459b5fb8f244edb9b88ab0e71a1fbe3",
      "object": "Rate",
      "created_at": "2020-02-08T21:34:50Z",
      "updated_at": "2020-02-08T21:34:50Z",
      "mode": "test",
      "carrier": "USPS",
      "service": "Express",
      "rate": "41.15",
      "currency": "USD",
      "list_rate": "41.15",
      "list_currency": "USD",
      "retail_rate": "47.60",
      "retail_currency": "USD",
      "delivery_days": 2,
      "delivery_date": "2020-02-10T12:00:00Z",
      "delivery_date_guaranteed": true,
      "carrier_account_id": "ca_9dcec3346e6145f5b865e04e2e1bbf93",
      "shipment_id": "shp_339f74ca0aa840d399bbb728a3ac3863"
    }
  ],
  "forms": [],
  "messages": [],
  "reference": null,
  "refund_status": null,
  "scan_form": null,
  "customs_info": null
}

Getting started is easy and affordable!

Take a look at our our documentationopen_in_new and start building with one of our helper libraries (Python, PHP, Ruby, Node.js, Java, and more). Avoid month-long integrations and start simplifying your shipping in minutes with EasyPost's shipping solutions.

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