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UPS Express Critical Shipping

When every minute counts, rely on our fastest shipping service for urgent and emergency shipping to all 50 states and Puerto Rico.

Delivery Commitment

  • Best available flight 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year
  • Specific delivery commitment provided when order is placed
  • On-time delivery to every address in all 50 states and Puerto Rico

Service Area

Destinations and Origins:
All 50 states and Puerto Rico


  • A full range of services, including international, surface, hand-carry or chartered aircraft
  • Automated routing lets you choose from the fastest delivery options.
  • Fast pickup and door-to-door reliability give you complete peace of mind.

Note: This service is not available at locations of The UPS Store®, UPS Drop Boxes, UPS Customer Centers, Staples®, or UPS Authorized Shipping Outlets.

Next Steps

Need same-day service for an urgent shipment? Call 1-800-714-8779 in the U.S., (+1) 913-693-6205 outside the U.S., or visit UPS Express Critical.