International telegrams are delivered to 240 countries and regions all over the world.
You can apply for the international telegram service online or by fax or phone.
If you apply for the service outside office hours, the KDDI operator will call you on the next working day.
If you have any questions about the international telegram service, please feel free to contact us.
KDDI international telegram operator
Phone: 0120-44-5124 (toll-free)
from 9:00 to 17:00
Monday through Saturday, However, except Sunday, public holiday, year-end and New Year holidays.
Click the link below to see a sample (image) of an international telegram.
International telegram messages are dispatched using envelopes and notepaper designed exclusively for the destination countries.
Examples of sentences
Click the link below to see examples of sentences for international telegrams which are useful in various scenes.
Characters usable in messages are as follows.
Japanese appears in romanized form. Accents used in German, French and other languages cannot be entered.
* É: "E" with a diacritical mark appears as a letter "E".
|Symbols||. , : ? ' - / + = ( )|
Frequently asked questions
Click the link below to view answers to frequently asked questions concerning international telegrams.
Delivery method in major countries and regions
The international telegram delivery method differs in each destination country or region.
For Post Office Box destinations, delivery is completed when the telegram is dropped into the P.O. Box.
For hotels and ceremonial halls (churches), delivery is completed when delivered to the reception desk.
Applications for fax or e-mail destinations are only accepted for a hotel, company or government agency in the country or region concerned.
|Delivery method||Country or region|
|Postal service||USA, Hawaii, Canada, Australia, UK, Germany, France, China, Korea, Russia|
|Messenger||Italy, Spain, Singapore, Brazil|
|Fax or e-mail||Guam, Hong Kong, Macau, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia|
Call the KDDI international telegram operator on 0120-44-5124 for details of delivery methods to countries and regions other than the above.
Basic charge and charge per word for international telegram service 
|Basic charge per telegram ||¥3,000|
|Charge per word ||¥240|
- Consumption tax is excluded from the communication fees of the international telegram service.
- The basic charge is applied for each international telegram.
- The charge per word is the same throughout the world.
How to calculate the charges
Charges are calculated based on the total number of words in the recipient's address, name, body text and sender's name.
A word consisting of up to ten characters is calculated as one word, while a word consisting of more than ten characters is regarded as two words.
|HAPPY||5 characters||1 word||HAPPY BIRTHDAY. (2 words)|
|CONGRATULATIONS||15 characters||2 words||CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR HAPPY WEDDING. (6 words)|
|OMEDETOU||8 characters||1 word||GOKEKKON OMEDETOU GOZAIMASU. (3 words)|
|OSHIAWASENI||11 characters||2 words||KOREKARAMO OSHIAWASENI. (3 words)|
The bill will be sent in the middle of the month following the month in which you use the service.
You can make a payment at financial institutions including banks and post offices, or at convenience stores.