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Taiwan                                                                                                 International Mail Manual


Country Conditions for Mailing                                      L4                                                   Taiwan
Prohibitions (130)                                                 Airmail
Banknotes in “new Taiwan dollars.”                                 Letter-post Rates
Cigars, cigarettes, and prepared tobacco.
Coins over one hundred years old.                                   Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight          Letter
Extracts, essences, and concentrates of tea.                        not over    post    not over     post     not over         post
Radioactive materials.
Sugar, molasses, saccharine, and other sweetening                       1
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     (ozs.)

                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                Rate
                                                                                $0.80
                                                                                         (ozs.)
                                                                                           12
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     Rate
                                                                                                     $7.65
                                                                                                               (ozs.)
                                                                                                                 44
                                                                                                                        ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                        ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                        ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                               Rate
                                                                                                                             $20.75
   substances.                                                          2        1.55      16         9.25       48           22.45
                                                                        3        2.30      20        10.85       52           24.20
Restrictions                                                            4ÁÁÁÁ
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                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ    3.05      24   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ 12.45       56     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                        ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                        ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                        ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                        ÁÁÁÁ  25.95
Addressees must obtain import licenses for all items except (1)
  gifts not exceeding $1000 in value for personal or family use,
                                                                        5
                                                                        6
                                                                        7
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                 3.80
                                                                                 4.55
                                                                                 5.30
                                                                                           28
                                                                                           32
                                                                                           36
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     14.05
                                                                                                     15.65
                                                                                                     17.35
                                                                                                                 60
                                                                                                                 64
                                                                                                                        ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                        ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                        ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              27.70
                                                                                                                              29.45
  and (2) printed books not exceeding $1000.
                                                                        8        6.05      40        19.05

Observations
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                  Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                        ÁÁÁÁ
1. Letter-post items containing dutiable articles must be
   registered.                                                     Airmail
2. Addresses must be complete and written when possible in         Parcel Post Rates
   Chinese characters in addition to English.
                                                                    Weight     Parcel     Weight     Parcel    Weight         Parcel
3. The Chinese postal authorities recommend the addition of
                                                                    not over    Post      not over    Post     not over        Post
   Via Taiwan in the address of articles intended for the            (lbs.)     Rate       (lbs.)      Rate     (lbs.)         Rate
   Quemoy and Matsu Islands.
                                                                        1      $14.50        16      $75.50       31         $134.00
                                                                        2       18.75        17        79.40      32          137.90
Customs Forms Required (123)                                            3       23.25        18        83.30      33          141.80
Letter-post: PS Form 2976 or 2976-A (see 123.61)                        4       26.75        19        87.20      34          145.70
Parcel Post: PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)                    5       32.75        20        91.10      35          149.60
                                                                        6       36.50        21        95.00      36          153.50
Size Limits                                                             7       40.40        22        98.90      37          157.40
Letter-post: See 243.2                                                  8       44.30        23      102.80       38          161.30
Parcel Post: Maximum length: 42 inches                                  9       48.20        24      106.70       39          165.20
                                                                       10       52.10        25       110.60      40          169.10
             Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
                                                                       11       56.00        26       114.50      41          173.00
                                                                       12       59.90        27       118.40      42          176.90
Postal/Post Cards (250)                                   $0.70        13       63.80        28      122.30       43          180.80
                                                                       14       67.70        29      126.20       44          184.70
Aerogrammes (250)              $0.70 Enclosures NOT permitted          15       71.60        30      130.10
                                                                                         Weight Limit: 44 lbs.

                                                                   Airmail
                                                                   Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)
                                                                    Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                                 $38.50
                                                                    Each additional pound or fraction of a pound              3.50
                                                                                       Weight Limit: 66 pounds

                                                                   Global Priority Mail (230)
                                                                    Flat-Rate Envelope                 Variable Weight Option
                                                                                            Weight                 Weight
                                                                     Small     $5.00        Level        Rate      Level        Rate
                                                                     Large     $9.00        0.5 lb.      $ 8.00    2.5 lbs. $21.00
                                                                                            1.0 lb.       12.00    3.0 lbs.  24.00
                                                                                            1.5 lbs.      14.00    3.5 lbs.  28.00
                                                                                            2.0 lbs.      17.00    4.0 lbs.  31.00
                                                                                        Weight Limit: 4 pounds




880                                                                                    IMM Issue 24, January 2001
                                                  Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                                                     Contents        Country Index

Individual Country Listings                                                                                                    Taiwan

Economy Mail                                                      Economy Mail
Letter-post Rates                                                 Publishers’ Periodicals Rates (294)
 Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight        Letter    Weight                 Weight                 Weight
 not over    post    not over     post     not over       post     not over               not over               not over
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)      Rate      (ozs.)        Rate      (ozs.)      Rate       (ozs.)      Rate       (ozs.)       Rate
    16
    20
    24
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
             $4.95
              5.70
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              6.50
                        36
                        40
                        44
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  $8.75

                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ9.40
                                  10.05
                                              56
                                              60
                                              64
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                        $12.00
                                                         12.65
                                                         13.30
                                                                       1
                                                                       2
                                                                       3
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                $0.44
                                                                                 0.55
                                                                                 0.71
                                                                                             12
                                                                                             14
                                                                                             16
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                       $1.71
                                                                                                        1.93
                                                                                                        2.15
                                                                                                                    26
                                                                                                                    28
                                                                                                                    30
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                               $3.19
                                                                                                                                3.39
                                                                                                                                3.60
    28        7.30      48        10.70                                4         0.83        18         2.36        32          3.81
    32      ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              8.10

            ÁÁÁ
                        52      ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  11.35
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
                                ÁÁÁ              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                       6
                                                                       8
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                 1.05
                                                                                 1.27
                                                                                             20
                                                                                             22
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                        2.56
                                                                                                        2.77
                                                                                                                    48
                                                                                                                    64
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                5.13
                                                                                                                                6.45
                                                                      10         1.50        24         2.98
Economy Mail
Parcel Post Rates
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ                     ÁÁÁÁ                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                  $0.25 per pound discount for volume made up to country and tendered
                                                                  at the New Jersey International and Bulk Mail Center
                                                                                  Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
 Weight     Parcel     Weight     Parcel    Weight       Parcel
 not over    Post      not over    Post     not over      Post
  (lbs.)     Rate       (lbs.)     Rate      (lbs.)       Rate    Special Services
     5      $21.50        19      $39.80       33        $58.00
     6       22.80        20       41.10       34         59.30   Certificate of Mailing                            See 313 for fees
     7       24.10        21       42.40       35         60.60
     8       25.40        22       43.70       36         61.90   COD and Certified                        NOT for International Mail
     9       26.70        23       45.00       37         63.20
    10       28.10        24       46.30       38         64.50
    11       29.40        25       47.60       39         65.80
                                                                  Insurance (320)
    12       30.70        26       48.90       40         67.10   Available for Parcel Post only (see 324.2 for required markings)
    13       32.00        27       50.20       41         68.40     Insured Amount          Fee        Insured Amount          Fee
    14       33.30        28       51.50       42         69.70         not over                           not over
    15       34.60        29       52.80       43         71.00
                                                                         $50               $1.85           $800               $9.60
    16       35.90        30       54.10       44         72.30          $100              $2.60           $900              $10.60
    17       37.20        31       55.40                                 $200              $3.60           $1000             $11.60
    18       38.50        32       56.70                                 $300              $4.60           $1100             $12.60
                      Weight Limit: 44 lbs.                              $400              $5.60           $1200             $13.60
                                                                         $500              $6.60           $1300             $14.60
Economy Mail                                                             $600              $7.60           $1350 max.        $15.60
                                                                         $700              $8.60
Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)
 Regular                                                          International Business Reply Service (373)
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                               $16.50     Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.20; Cards $0.80
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound            1.50
 Books & Sheet Music, Publisher’s Periodicals                     International Money Orders (371)
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                               $11.00
                                                                  Maximum Amount Available: $700                            Fee: $8.50
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound            1.00
                                                                  International Reply Coupons (372)                         Fee: $1.75
                     Weight Limit: 66 pounds
                                                                  Recorded Delivery (360)                                 NOT Available
Economy Mail
Books and Sheet Music Rates (295)                                 Registered Mail (330)                                     Fee: $7.25
                                                                  Maximum Indemnity: $40.45
 Weight               Weight               Weight                 Available for letter-post mail, including post/postal
 not over            not over              not over               cards, aerogrammes, and matter for the blind.
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)     Rate       (ozs.)       Rate
                                                                  Not applicable to M-Bags.
    16
    20
    24
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
             $2.80
              3.35
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              3.90
                        36
                        40
                        44
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                 $5.45
                                  5.90
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  6.35
                                              56
                                              60
                                              64
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                         $7.60
                                                          8.05
                                                          8.40
                                                                  Restricted Delivery (350)                                 Fee: $3.20
    28        4.45      48        6.70                            Available for Registered Mail with Return Receipt.
    32      ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              5.00

            ÁÁÁ
                        52      ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  7.15
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
                                ÁÁÁ              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                  Endorsements:         A remettre en main propre.
                                                                                        Equivalent in Chinese.

Matter for the Blind (270)                                        Return Receipt (340)                                      Fee: $1.50
Free when sent as Economy Mail. Weight limit: 15 lbs.             Available for Registered Mail and Insured Parcels.




IMM Issue 24, January 2001                                                                                                           881
Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                                                      Contents         Country Index

Taiwan                                                                                                 International Mail Manual

Global Express Guaranteed (GXG) (210)                                  Global Express Mail (EMS) (220)
 Weight                    Non        Weight                 Non        Weight                Weight               Weight
 not over       Document Document     not over    Document Document     not over             not over              not over
  (lbs.)         Service  Service      (lbs.)      Service  Service      (lbs.)     Rate       (lbs.)    Rate       (lbs.)    Rate
   0.5
    1
                 $32.00
                  39.00     $44.00
                                        36
                                        37
                                                  $179.00
                                                   182.00
                                                            $189.00
                                                             192.00
                                                                          0.5
                                                                            1
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                   $17.00
                                                                                    20.50
                                                                                                  6
                                                                                                  7
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                        $40.20

                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ44.40
                                                                                                                      12
                                                                                                                      13
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                             $65.40

                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ69.60
    2             46.00      51.00      38         186.00    196.00         2       24.00         8      48.60        14      73.80
    3
    4
    5
                  53.00
                  60.00
                  67.00
                             58.00
                             65.00
                             72.00
                                        39
                                        40
                                        41
                                                   189.00
                                                   192.00
                                                   196.00
                                                             199.00
                                                             202.00
                                                             206.00
                                                                            3
                                                                            4
                                                                            5
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                    28.00
                                                                                    32.00
                                                                                    36.00
                                                                                                  9
                                                                                                 10
                                                                                                 11
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                         52.80
                                                                                                         57.00
                                                                                                         61.20
                                                                                                                      15
                                                                                                                      16
                                                                                                                      17
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              78.00
                                                                                                                              82.20
                                                                                                                              86.40
    6             72.00      77.00      42         199.00    209.00           For each additional pound or fraction: Add $4.20
    7
    8
                  76.00
                  80.00
                             81.00
                             86.00
                                        43
                                        44
                                                   203.00
                                                   206.00
                                                             213.00
                                                             216.00
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            Weight Limit: 33 lbs.         ÁÁÁÁ
    9             85.00      91.00      45         210.00    220.00    Insurance (221.3)
   10             89.00      95.00      46         213.00    223.00
   11             92.00     100.00      47         216.00    226.00    Available for EMS Merchandise Shipments only
   12             96.00     104.00      48         220.00    230.00      Insured Amount        Fee      Insured Amount          Fee
   13             99.00     107.00      49         223.00    233.00          not over                       not over
   14            103.00     111.00      50         229.00    239.00
   15            106.00     114.00      51         232.00    242.00            $500         No Fee     For insurance coverage above
   16            109.00     117.00      52         236.00    246.00            $600           $1.00    $1000, add $1.00 for each $100 or
   17            113.00     121.00      53         239.00    249.00            $700           $2.00    fraction thereof, up to a maximum
   18            116.00     124.00      54         243.00    253.00            $800           $3.00    of $5000 per shipment.
   19            120.00     128.00      55         246.00    256.00            $900           $4.00
   20            123.00     131.00      56         250.00    260.00            $1000          $5.00          $5000 max.       $45.00
   21            126.00     134.00      57         253.00    263.00
   22            130.00     138.00      58         256.00    266.00                           Required Customs
   23            133.00     141.00      59         260.00    270.00                           Form/Endorsement
                                                                       Articles Admitted
   24            137.00     145.00      60         263.00    273.00
   25            140.00     148.00      61         267.00    277.00    Business               No form required. Endorse item clearly
   26            143.00     153.00      62         270.00    280.00    correspondence,        next to mailing label as BUSINESS
   27            147.00     157.00      63         274.00    284.00    commercial papers,     PAPERS.
   28            150.00     160.00      64         277.00    287.00    and documents.
   29            153.00     163.00      65         281.00    291.00    Merchandise            PS Form 2976, Customs - CN 22 (Old
   30            158.00     168.00      66         284.00    294.00    samples without        C 1) and Sender’s Declaration (green
   31            162.00     172.00      67         287.00    297.00    commercial value.      label).
   32            165.00     175.00      68         291.00    301.00    Merchandise and all    PS Form 2976-A, Customs Declaration
   33            169.00     179.00      69         294.00    304.00    articles subject to    and Dispatch Note CP 72, inside a PS
   34            172.00     182.00      70         298.00    308.00    customs duty.          Form 2976-E, Customs Declaration
   35            175.00     185.00                                                            Envelope CP 91.
                          Weight Limit: 70 lbs.
                                                                       Size Limits (223.2)
Insurance (215.5)                                                      Maximum length: 36 inches
                                                                       Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
  Insurance Amt.             Fee      Insurance Amt.         Fee
         $100             No Fee      For document reconstruction
                                                                       Return Receipt Service (221.4): Available
         $200               $0.70     insurance or non-document        Note:
         $300               $1.40     insurance coverage above $800,   Coins; banknotes; currency notes (paper money); securities of
         $400               $2.10     add $0.70 per $100 or fraction     any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks; platinum, gold,
         $500               $2.80     thereof, up to a maximum of        and silver (manufactured or not); precious stones; jewelry;
         $600               $3.50     $2,499 per shipment.
                                                                         and other valuable articles are prohibited in EMS shipments
         $700               $4.20
                                                                         to Taiwan.
         $800               $4.90      $2,499 (max.)        $16.80
                                                                       Reciprocal Service Name: Speedpost
Size Limits (217.4)
Items must be large enough to accommodate GXG Air Waybill/             Country Code: TW
   Shipping Invoice (approx. 9″ x 12″)                                 Areas Served: All
Maximum length: 46 inches
Maximum width: 35 inches
Maximum height: 46 inches
Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches
General Conditions for Mailing
See the Global Express Guaranteed Service Guide for
  information about USPS acceptance locations, areas served
  in the destination country, allowable contents, packaging and
  labeling requirements, tracking and tracing, service
  standards, and other conditions for mailing.




882                                                                                          IMM Issue 24, January 2001
                                                        Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                                                        Contents       Country Index

Individual Country Listings                                                                                                Tajikistan


Country Conditions for Mailing                                         J3                                              Tajikistan
Prohibitions (130)                                                   Restrictions
Perishable infectious biological substances.                         Hunting weapons require prior authority of the Ministry of the
Perishable noninfectious biological substances.                        Interior.
Radioactive materials.                                               Seeds, plants, root tubers, bulbs and other plant parts, fruits,
Firearms and ammunition, explosives, combat weapons.                   legumes, and fresh vegetables are admitted as authorized by
Printed materials, plates, negatives, developed films,                 the State Quarantine Inspectorate Agroindustrial Committee.
   photographs, movies, video recordings, magnetic computer            Seeds and plants must be accompanied by plant health
   information storage media, manuscripts, records and other           certificates and import/export permits.
   sound recordings, drawings and other printed materials, and       Medicines and vitamins are admitted as authorized by the
   forms of plastic art politically or economically damaging to        Bureau for Registration of Medicines and Pharmaceuticals.
   Tajikistan.                                                       Canceled or uncanceled postage stamps are admitted within
Pornographic, vulgar, and erotic materials.                            the framework of organized philatelic exchanges.
Soviet and foreign currency, government securities and soviet        The following articles may be mailed provided the specific
   lottery tickets, soviet Vnieshposyltorg and                         quantity is observed and the articles are for the personal use
   Vniesheconombanque checks.                                          of the addressee.
Eurocheck system forms and access cards.
Undeveloped movies and photographic films, photographic                                                                   Maximum
   plates and paper.                                                                                Unit of               Quantity
Eggs, honey, pollen, wax, honeycomb.                                        Description of Articles Measurement           Allowed
High frequency radio-electronic devices (transmitters and            1.     Clothing (coats,              piece/pair      3 of each
   receivers) regardless of strength, high frequency ultrasound             overcoats, jackets)
   equipment, and generators for industrial, scientific, and         2.     Fabric                        meter           10
   medical use, and location detection devices used to measure
   transportation speed.                                             3.     Standard electronic           piece           1 of each
Copying/reproduction equipment (with the exception of                       radio and video
   typewriters).                                                            equipment, spare parts,
                                                                            and accessories
Observations                                                         4.     Cameras, VCRs and             piece           1 of each
1. Letter-post items (ordinary or registered) must not contain              movie cameras, lenses,
                                                                            spare parts and
    any articles other than written personal messages,                      accessories
    documents, receipts, invoices, statements, and personal
    photographs.                                                     5.     Electronic music              piece           1 of each
2. Postal items containing admitted articles in the quantities              equipment and
                                                                            electronic musical
    specified are delivered to the addressee upon payment of                instruments (keyboards,
    customs duty. No duty is collected when the aggregate value             synthesizers, etc.),
    of the contents does not exceed the equivalent of a retail              accessories and spare
    price of 30 Russian roubles (approximately $18US).                      parts
3. If prohibited articles are sent in postal items, one of the
                                                                     6.     All types of sound            piece           10
    following three procedures is followed:                                 recording devices
    (a) confiscation of the entire item;                                    (cassettes, reels, laser
    (b) confiscation of the prohibited articles, the rest of the            disks)
         contents delivered to the addressee;
    (c) return of the item to the country of origin.                 7.     All types of video            piece
                                                                            recording devices
4. Return Receipts (Advice of Delivery) are initialed or signed by          (cassettes, reels, disks,
    a postal official to indicate delivery. The addressee will not          etc.)
    sign the receipt.
5. All customs declaration forms must list the contents in           8.     Personal computers and        set             1
                                                                            peripheral equipment
    English and include an interline translation in French,
    Russian, or a language used in the country. If additional        9.     Personal computer             piece           total of 15
    space is necessary to list the contents, a second customs               information storage
    form should be used and the original form annotated to that             media. Information
    effect.                                                                 storage media with
6. Books, newspapers, magazines, and other printed materials                prerecorded information
                                                                            are admissible only with
    are admitted without restriction with the exception of printed          information from the
    materials that are referred to above under Prohibitions.                sender on the type of
7. Commercial shipments must be accompanied by the                          microcomputer and
    necessary invoices and permits.                                         operating system used
                                                                            to record the information
                                                                            in question
                                                                     10.    Phonograph records            piece/set       15/2

                                                                     Except for articles whose import is expressly prohibited, items
                                                                       not subject to the above limits will be admitted, without
                                                                       restrictions, provided that they are for the personal use of the
                                                                       addressee.




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Tajikistan                                                                                      International Mail Manual

Customs Forms Required (123)                                   Airmail
Letter-post: PS Form 2976 or 2976-A (see 123.61)               Letter-post Rates
Parcel Post: PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)
                                                                Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight       Letter
                                                                not over    post    not over     post     not over      post
Size Limits                                                      (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)      Rate      (ozs.)       Rate
Letter-post: See 243.2
Parcel Post: Maximum length: 42 inches
             Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
                                                                    1
                                                                    2
                                                                    3
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                            $0.80
                                                                             1.55
                                                                             2.30
                                                                                       12
                                                                                       16
                                                                                       20
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 $7.65
                                                                                                  9.25
                                                                                                 10.85
                                                                                                             44
                                                                                                             48
                                                                                                             52
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                      $20.75
                                                                                                                       22.45
                                                                                                                       24.20
                                                                    4        3.05      24        12.45       56        25.95
Postal/Post Cards (250)
Aerogrammes (250)
                                                       $0.70

                            $0.70 Enclosures NOT permitted
                                                                    5
                                                                    6
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             3.80
                                                                             4.55
                                                                                       28
                                                                                       32
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 14.05
                                                                                                 15.65
                                                                                                             60
                                                                                                             64
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       27.70
                                                                                                                       29.45
                                                                    7        5.30      36        17.35
                                                                    8        6.05      40        19.05
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                              Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                               Airmail
                                                               Parcel Post Rates
                                                                Weight     Parcel    Weight     Parcel    Weight       Parcel
                                                                not over    Post     not over    Post     not over      Post
                                                                 (lbs.)     Rate      (lbs.)      Rate     (lbs.)       Rate
                                                                    1      $14.00       25      $80.75       49       $150.35
                                                                    2       15.50       26        83.65      50        153.25
                                                                    3       17.50       27        86.55      51        156.15
                                                                    4       20.25       28        89.45      52        159.05
                                                                    5       22.75       29        92.35      53        161.95
                                                                    6       25.65       30        95.25      54        164.85
                                                                    7       28.55       31        98.15      55        167.75
                                                                    8       31.45       32      101.05       56        170.65
                                                                    9       34.35       33      103.95       57        173.55
                                                                   10       37.25       34      106.85       58        176.45
                                                                   11       40.15       35      109.75       59        179.35
                                                                   12       43.05       36       112.65      60        182.25
                                                                   13       45.95       37       115.55      61        185.15
                                                                   14       48.85       38       118.45      62        188.05
                                                                   15       51.75       39      121.35       63        190.95
                                                                   16       54.65       40      124.25       64        193.85
                                                                   17       57.55       41      127.15       65        196.75
                                                                   18       60.45       42      130.05       66        199.65
                                                                   19       63.35       43      132.95
                                                                   20       66.25       44      135.85
                                                                   21       69.15       45      138.75
                                                                   22       72.05       46      141.65
                                                                   23       74.95       47      144.55
                                                                   24       77.85       48      147.45
                                                                                    Weight Limit: 66 lbs.

                                                               Airmail
                                                               Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)
                                                                Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                              $38.50
                                                                Each additional pound or fraction of a pound           3.50
                                                                                  Weight Limit: 66 pounds



                                                               Global Priority Mail (230)                       NOT Available




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Individual Country Listings                                                                                                  Tajikistan

Economy Mail                                                       Economy Mail
Letter-post Rates                                                  Publishers’ Periodicals Rates (294)
 Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight         Letter    Weight                 Weight                 Weight
 not over    post    not over     post     not over        post     not over               not over               not over
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)      Rate      (ozs.)         Rate      (ozs.)      Rate       (ozs.)      Rate       (ozs.)       Rate
    16
    20
    24
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
             $4.95
              5.70
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              6.50
                        36
                        40
                        44
                                 ÁÁÁ
                                 ÁÁÁ
                                  $8.75
                                   9.40
                                 ÁÁÁ
                                 ÁÁÁ
                                 ÁÁÁ
                                  10.05
                                              56
                                              60
                                              64
                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                         $12.00
                                                          12.65
                                                          13.30
                                                                        1
                                                                        2
                                                                        3
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                 $0.44
                                                                                  0.55
                                                                                  0.71
                                                                                              12
                                                                                              14
                                                                                              16
                                                                                                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                        $1.71
                                                                                                         1.93
                                                                                                         2.15
                                                                                                                     26
                                                                                                                     28
                                                                                                                     30
                                                                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                $3.19
                                                                                                                                 3.39
                                                                                                                                 3.60
    28        7.30      48        10.70                                 4         0.83        18         2.36        32          3.81
    32      ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              8.10

            ÁÁÁ
                        52       ÁÁÁ
                                 ÁÁÁ
                                 ÁÁÁ
                                  11.35
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
                                 ÁÁÁ              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                        6
                                                                        8
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                  1.05
                                                                                  1.27
                                                                                              20
                                                                                              22
                                                                                                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                         2.56
                                                                                                         2.77
                                                                                                                     48
                                                                                                                     64
                                                                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                 5.13
                                                                                                                                 6.45
                                                                       10         1.50        24         2.98
Economy Mail
Parcel Post Rates
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ                     ÁÁÁÁ                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                   $0.25 per pound discount for volume made up to country and tendered
                                                                   at the New Jersey International and Bulk Mail Center
                                                                                   Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
 Weight      Parcel     Weight     Parcel    Weight       Parcel
 not over     Post      not over    Post     not over      Post
  (lbs.)      Rate       (lbs.)     Rate      (lbs.)       Rate    Special Services
     5      $18.25         27     $39.55        49       $58.40
     6       19.35         28       40.45       50        59.25    Certificate of Mailing                            See 313 for fees
     7       20.45         29       41.35       51        60.10
     8       21.55         30       42.25       52        60.95    COD and Certified                        NOT for International Mail
     9       22.65         31       43.10       53        61.80
    10       23.75         32       43.95       54        62.65
    11       24.70         33       44.80       55        63.50
                                                                   Insurance (320)
    12       25.65         34       45.65       56        64.35    Available for Parcel Post only (see 324.2 for required markings)
    13       26.60         35       46.50       57        65.20      Insured Amount          Fee        Insured Amount          Fee
    14       27.55         36       47.35       58        66.05          not over                           not over
    15       28.50         37       48.20       59        66.90
                                                                          $50               $1.85           $800               $9.60
    16       29.45         38       49.05       60        67.75           $100              $2.60           $900              $10.60
    17       30.40         39       49.90       61        68.60           $200              $3.60           $1000             $11.60
    18       31.35         40       50.75       62        69.45           $300              $4.60           $1100             $12.60
    19       32.30         41       51.60       63        70.30           $400              $5.60           $1200             $13.60
    20       33.25         42       52.45       64        71.15           $500              $6.60           $1300             $14.60
    21       34.15         43       53.30       65        72.00           $600              $7.60           $1350 max.        $15.60
    22       35.05         44       54.15       66        72.85           $700              $8.60
    23       35.95         45       55.00
    24       36.85         46       55.85
    25       37.75         47       56.70                          International Business Reply Service (373)
    26       38.65         48       57.55                          Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.20; Cards $0.80
                       Weight Limit: 66 lbs.
                                                                   International Money Orders (371)
Economy Mail                                                       NOT Available
Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)
                                                                   International Reply Coupons (372)                         Fee: $1.75
 Regular
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                                $16.50     Recorded Delivery (360)                                 NOT Available
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound             1.50
                                                                   Registered Mail (330)                                     Fee: $7.25
 Books & Sheet Music, Publisher’s Periodicals                      Maximum Indemnity: $40.45
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                                $11.00     Available for letter-post mail, including post/postal
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound             1.00     cards, aerogrammes, and matter for the blind.
                      Weight Limit: 66 pounds                      Not applicable to M-Bags.

Economy Mail                                                       Restricted Delivery (350)                                 Fee: $3.20
Books and Sheet Music Rates (295)                                  Available for Registered Mail with Return Receipt.
                                                                   Endorsements:         A remettre en main propre.
 Weight               Weight               Weight
 not over            not over              not over                Return Receipt (340)                                      Fee: $1.50
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)     Rate       (ozs.)        Rate
    16
    20
            ÁÁÁ
             $2.80
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              3.35
                        36
                        40
                                 ÁÁÁ
                                 $5.45
                                 ÁÁÁ
                                 ÁÁÁ
                                 ÁÁÁ
                                  5.90
                                              56
                                              60
                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                  ÁÁÁÁ    $7.60
                                                           8.05
                                                                   Available for Registered Mail and Insured Parcels.

    24        3.90      44        6.35        64           8.40
    28
    32
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              4.45
              5.00
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
                        48
                        52
                                 ÁÁÁ
                                 ÁÁÁ
                                  6.70
                                  7.15
                                 ÁÁÁ
                                 ÁÁÁ              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)

Matter for the Blind (270)
Free when sent as Economy Mail. Weight limit: 15 lbs.




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Tajikistan                                                                                              International Mail Manual

Global Express Guaranteed (GXG) (210)                                  Global Express Mail (EMS) (220)
 Weight                    Non        Weight                 Non        Weight                Weight               Weight
 not over       Document Document     not over    Document Document     not over             not over              not over
  (lbs.)         Service  Service      (lbs.)      Service  Service      (lbs.)     Rate       (lbs.)    Rate       (lbs.)    Rate
   0.5
    1
                  65.00
                  75.00      82.00
                                        36
                                        37
                                                   418.00
                                                   426.00
                                                             438.00
                                                             446.00
                                                                          0.5
                                                                            1
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                   $23.00
                                                                                    26.00
                                                                                                  6
                                                                                                  7
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                        $41.20
                                                                                                         44.40
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                      12
                                                                                                                      13
                                                                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                             $60.40
                                                                                                                              63.60
                                                                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
    2             89.00      96.00      38         433.00    453.00         2       29.00         8      47.60        14      66.80
    3
    4
    5
                 101.00
                 112.00
                 124.00
                            109.00
                            120.00
                            134.00
                                        39
                                        40
                                        41
                                                   440.00
                                                   448.00
                                                   455.00
                                                             460.00
                                                             468.00
                                                             475.00
                                                                            3
                                                                            4
                                                                            5
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                    32.00
                                                                                    35.00
                                                                                    38.00
                                                                                                  9
                                                                                                 10
                                                                                                 11
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                         50.80
                                                                                                         54.00
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                         57.20
                                                                                                                      15
                                                                                                                      16
                                                                                                                      17
                                                                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              70.00
                                                                                                                              73.20
                                                                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              76.40
    6            136.00     146.00      42         463.00    483.00           For each additional pound or fraction: Add $3.20
    7
    8
                 148.00
                 160.00
                            158.00
                            170.00
                                        43
                                        44
                                                   470.00
                                                   478.00
                                                             490.00
                                                             498.00
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            Weight Limit: 44 lbs.            ÁÁÁÁ
    9            172.00     182.00      45         485.00    505.00    Insurance (221.3)
   10            180.00     190.00      46         492.00    507.00
   11            191.00     206.00      47         500.00    515.00    Available for EMS Merchandise Shipments only
   12            203.00     218.00      48         507.00    522.00      Insured Amount         Fee      Insured Amount           Fee
   13            215.00     230.00      49         515.00    530.00          not over                        not over
   14            226.00     241.00      50         528.00    543.00
   15            238.00     253.00      51         543.00    558.00          $500           No Fee      For insurance coverage above
   16            249.00     264.00      52         543.00    558.00          $600             $1.00     $1000, add $1.00 for each $100 or
   17            260.00     275.00      53         559.00    574.00          $700             $2.00     fraction thereof, up to a maximum
   18            271.00     286.00      54         559.00    574.00          $800             $3.00     of $5000 per shipment.
   19            282.00     297.00      55         572.00    587.00          $900             $4.00
   20            293.00     308.00      56         572.00    587.00          $1000            $5.00           $5000 max.        $45.00
   21            302.00     317.00      57         584.00    599.00
   22            311.00     326.00      58         584.00    599.00                            Required Customs
   23            318.00     333.00      59         597.00    612.00                            Form/Endorsement
                                                                       Articles Admitted
   24            325.00     340.00      60         597.00    612.00
   25            333.00     348.00      61         612.00    627.00    Correspondence,         PS Form 2976, Customs - CN 22 (Old
   26            340.00     355.00      62         612.00    627.00    business papers,        C 1) and Sender’s Declaration (green
   27            347.00     362.00      63         627.00    642.00    and documents.          label). Endorse item clearly next to
   28            355.00     370.00      64         627.00    642.00                            mailing label as BUSINESS PAPERS.
   29            362.00     377.00      65         642.00    657.00    Merchandise             PS Form 2976-A, Customs Declaration
   30            373.00     388.00      66         642.00    657.00    samples without         and Dispatch Note CP 72, inside a PS
   31            381.00     396.00      67         657.00    672.00    commercial value.       Form 2976-E, Customs Declaration
   32            388.00     403.00      68         657.00    672.00                            Envelope CP 91.
   33            396.00     411.00      69         672.00    687.00    Merchandise and all     PS Form 2976-A, Customs Declaration
   34            403.00     418.00      70         672.00    687.00    articles subject to     and Dispatch Note CP 72, inside a PS
   35            411.00     431.00                                     customs duty.           Form 2976-E, Customs Declaration
                          Weight Limit: 70 lbs.
                                                                                               Envelope CP 91.

                                                                       Size Limits (223.2)
Insurance (215.5)
                                                                       Maximum length: 36 inches
  Insurance Amt.             Fee      Insurance Amt.         Fee       Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
         $100             No Fee      For document reconstruction      Return Receipt Service (221.4): NOT Available
         $200               $0.70     insurance or non-document
         $300               $1.40     insurance coverage above $800,   Notes:
         $400               $2.10     add $0.70 per $100 or fraction   1. Addressees are required to obtain import licenses/permits to
         $500               $2.80     thereof, up to a maximum of         receive most goods.
         $600               $3.50     $2,499 per shipment.             2. Coins; banknotes; currency notes (paper money); securities
         $700               $4.20                                         of any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks; platinum,
         $800               $4.90      $2,499 (max.)        $16.80        gold, and silver (manufactured or not); precious stones;
                                                                          jewelry; and other valuable articles are prohibited in EMS
Size Limits (217.4)                                                       shipments to Tajikistan.
Items must be large enough to accommodate GXG Air Waybill/
   Shipping Invoice (approx. 9″ x 12″)                                 Reciprocal Service Name: EMS
Maximum length: 46 inches                                              Country Code: TJ
Maximum width: 35 inches
Maximum height: 46 inches                                              Areas Served
Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches                          EMS is available only to the following locations:
                                                                         Dushanbe
General Conditions for Mailing                                           Khojend
See the Global Express Guaranteed Service Guide for                      Khorog
  information about USPS acceptance locations, areas served              Kurgan-Tyube
  in the destination country, allowable contents, packaging and
  labeling requirements, tracking and tracing, service
  standards, and other conditions for mailing.




886                                                                                          IMM Issue 24, January 2001
                                                        Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                                                   Contents         Country Index

Individual Country Listings                                                                                                Tanzania


Country Conditions for Mailing                                       I6                                             Tanzania
Prohibitions (130)                                                  Airmail
Coins; banknotes; currency notes (paper money); securities of       Letter-post Rates
   any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks; platinum, gold,
   and silver (manufactured or not); precious stones; jewelry;       Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight        Letter
   and other valuable articles.                                      not over    post    not over     post     not over       post
Firearms and ammunition of all types except under license.
Japanese shaving brushes.                                                1
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                      (ozs.)

                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                 Rate
                                                                                 $0.80
                                                                                          (ozs.)
                                                                                            12
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      Rate
                                                                                                      $7.65
                                                                                                                (ozs.)
                                                                                                                  44
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              Rate
                                                                                                                            $20.75
Lottery tickets and advertisements concerning lotteries.                 2        1.55      16         9.25       48         22.45
                                                                         3        2.30      20        10.85       52         24.20
Perishable infectious biological substances.
Radioactive materials.                                                   4ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ    3.05      24   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ 12.45       56  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ   25.95

Restrictions
                                                                         5
                                                                         6
                                                                         7
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                  3.80
                                                                                  4.55
                                                                                  5.30
                                                                                            28
                                                                                            32
                                                                                            36
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      14.05
                                                                                                      15.65
                                                                                                      17.35
                                                                                                                  60
                                                                                                                  64
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                             27.70
                                                                                                                             29.45
Coins must not exceed 100 shillings in value and must be sent
                                                                         8        6.05      40        19.05
  in registered letter-post shipments.

Observations
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                   Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
1. Many types of merchandise intended for resale require            Airmail
   authorization to import from the Ministry of Commerce and        Parcel Post Rates
   Cooperatives at Dar-es-Salaam.
                                                                     Weight     Parcel     Weight     Parcel    Weight       Parcel
2. Mailers should be assured that the addressees have such a
                                                                     not over    Post      not over    Post     not over      Post
   permit or can obtain one if needed.                                (lbs.)     Rate       (lbs.)     Rate      (lbs.)       Rate
                                                                         1      $16.00        16      $59.50       31       $104.50
Customs Forms Required (123)                                             2       18.50        17       62.50       32        107.50
Letter-post: PS Form 2976 or 2976-A (see 123.61)                         3       21.50        18       65.50       33        110.50
Parcel Post: PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)                     4       24.00        19       68.50       34        113.50
                                                                         5       26.50        20       71.50       35        116.50
Size Limits                                                              6       29.50        21       74.50       36        119.50
Letter-post: See 243.2                                                   7       32.50        22       77.50       37        122.50
Parcel Post: Maximum length: 42 inches                                   8       35.50        23       80.50       38        125.50
                                                                         9       38.50        24       83.50       39        128.50
             Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
                                                                        10       41.50        25       86.50       40        131.50
                                                                        11       44.50        26       89.50       41        134.50
Postal/Post Cards (250)                                    $0.70        12       47.50        27       92.50       42        137.50
                                                                        13       50.50        28       95.50       43        140.50
Aerogrammes (250)              $0.70 Enclosures NOT permitted           14       53.50        29       98.50       44        143.50
                                                                        15       56.50        30      101.50
                                                                                          Weight Limit: 44 lbs.

                                                                    Airmail
                                                                    Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)
                                                                     Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                               $38.50
                                                                     Each additional pound or fraction of a pound            3.50
                                                                                         Weight Limit: 66 pounds



                                                                    Global Priority Mail (230)                       NOT Available




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Economy Mail                                                      Economy Mail
Letter-post Rates                                                 Publishers’ Periodicals Rates (294)
 Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight        Letter    Weight                 Weight                 Weight
 not over    post    not over     post     not over       post     not over               not over               not over
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)      Rate      (ozs.)        Rate      (ozs.)      Rate       (ozs.)      Rate       (ozs.)       Rate
    16
    20
    24
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
             $4.95
              5.70
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              6.50
                        36
                        40
                        44
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  $8.75

                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ9.40
                                  10.05
                                              56
                                              60
                                              64
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                        $12.00
                                                         12.65
                                                         13.30
                                                                       1
                                                                       2
                                                                       3
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                $0.44
                                                                                 0.55
                                                                                 0.71
                                                                                             12
                                                                                             14
                                                                                             16
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                       $1.71
                                                                                                        1.93
                                                                                                        2.15
                                                                                                                    26
                                                                                                                    28
                                                                                                                    30
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                               $3.19
                                                                                                                                3.39
                                                                                                                                3.60
    28        7.30      48        10.70                                4         0.83        18         2.36        32          3.81
    32      ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              8.10

            ÁÁÁ
                        52      ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  11.35
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
                                ÁÁÁ              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                       6
                                                                       8
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                 1.05
                                                                                 1.27
                                                                                             20
                                                                                             22
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                        2.56
                                                                                                        2.77
                                                                                                                    48
                                                                                                                    64
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                5.13
                                                                                                                                6.45
                                                                      10         1.50        24         2.98
Economy Mail
Parcel Post Rates
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ                     ÁÁÁÁ                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                  $0.25 per pound discount for volume made up to country and tendered
                                                                  at the New Jersey International and Bulk Mail Center
                                                                                  Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
 Weight     Parcel     Weight     Parcel    Weight       Parcel
 not over    Post      not over    Post     not over      Post
  (lbs.)     Rate       (lbs.)     Rate      (lbs.)       Rate    Special Services
     5      $21.75        19      $44.60       33        $62.25
     6       23.50        20       46.00       34         63.50   Certificate of Mailing                            See 313 for fees
     7       25.00        21       47.25       35         64.75
     8       26.75        22       48.50       36         66.00   COD and Certified                        NOT for International Mail
     9       29.00        23       49.75       37         67.25
    10       32.00        24       51.00       38         68.50
    11       33.40        25       52.25       39         69.75
                                                                  Insurance (320)
    12       34.80        26       53.50       40         71.00   Available for Parcel Post only (see 324.2 for required markings)
    13       36.20        27       54.75       41         72.25     Insured Amount          Fee        Insured Amount          Fee
    14       37.60        28       56.00       42         73.50         not over                           not over
    15       39.00        29       57.25       43         74.75
                                                                         $50               $1.85
    16       40.40        30       58.50       44         76.00          $100              $2.60
    17       41.80        31       59.75                                 $200              $3.60
    18       43.20        32       61.00                                 $230 max.         $4.60
                      Weight Limit: 44 lbs.
                                                                  International Business Reply Service (373)
Economy Mail                                                      Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.20; Cards $0.80
Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)
 Regular
                                                                  International Money Orders (371)
                                                                  NOT Available
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                               $16.50
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound            1.50     International Reply Coupons (372)                         Fee: $1.75
 Books & Sheet Music, Publisher’s Periodicals
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                               $11.00     Recorded Delivery (360)                                 NOT Available
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound            1.00
                                                                  Registered Mail (330)                                     Fee: $7.25
                     Weight Limit: 66 pounds
                                                                  Maximum Indemnity: $40.45
                                                                  Available for letter-post mail, including post/postal
Economy Mail                                                      cards, aerogrammes, and matter for the blind.
Books and Sheet Music Rates (295)                                 Not applicable to M-Bags.
 Weight               Weight               Weight
 not over            not over              not over               Restricted Delivery (350)                               NOT Available
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)     Rate       (ozs.)       Rate
                                                                  Return Receipt (340)                                      Fee: $1.50
    16
    20
    24
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
             $2.80
              3.35
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              3.90
                        36
                        40
                        44
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                 $5.45
                                  5.90
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  6.35
                                              56
                                              60
                                              64
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                         $7.60
                                                          8.05
                                                          8.40
                                                                  Available for Registered Mail and Insured Parcels.

    28        4.45      48        6.70
    32      ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              5.00

            ÁÁÁ
                        52      ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  7.15
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
                                ÁÁÁ              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
Matter for the Blind (270)
Free when sent as Economy Mail. Weight limit: 15 lbs.




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Individual Country Listings                                                                                                  Tanzania

Global Express Guaranteed (GXG) (210)                                  Global Express Mail (EMS) (220)
 Weight                    Non        Weight                 Non        Weight                Weight               Weight
 not over       Document Document     not over    Document Document     not over             not over              not over
  (lbs.)         Service  Service      (lbs.)      Service  Service      (lbs.)     Rate       (lbs.)    Rate       (lbs.)    Rate
   0.5
    1
                  65.00
                  75.00      82.00
                                        36
                                        37
                                                   418.00
                                                   426.00
                                                             438.00
                                                             446.00
                                                                          0.5
                                                                            1
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                   $22.75
                                                                                    25.25
                                                                                                  6
                                                                                                  7
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                        $45.00

                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ49.25
                                                                                                                      12
                                                                                                                      13
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                             $70.50

                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ74.75
    2             89.00      96.00      38         433.00    453.00         2       28.25         8      53.50        14      79.00
    3
    4
    5
                 101.00
                 112.00
                 124.00
                            109.00
                            120.00
                            134.00
                                        39
                                        40
                                        41
                                                   440.00
                                                   448.00
                                                   455.00
                                                             460.00
                                                             468.00
                                                             475.00
                                                                            3
                                                                            4
                                                                            5
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                    32.50
                                                                                    36.50
                                                                                    40.75
                                                                                                  9
                                                                                                 10
                                                                                                 11
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                         57.75
                                                                                                         62.00
                                                                                                         66.25
                                                                                                                      15
                                                                                                                      16
                                                                                                                      17
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              83.25
                                                                                                                              87.50
                                                                                                                              91.75
    6            136.00     146.00      42         463.00    483.00           For each additional pound or fraction: Add $4.25
    7
    8
                 148.00
                 160.00
                            158.00
                            170.00
                                        43
                                        44
                                                   470.00
                                                   478.00
                                                             490.00
                                                             498.00
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            Weight Limit: 22 lbs.         ÁÁÁÁ
    9            172.00     182.00      45         485.00    505.00    Insurance (221.3)
   10            180.00     190.00      46         492.00    507.00
   11            191.00     206.00      47         500.00    515.00    Available for EMS Merchandise Shipments only
   12            203.00     218.00      48         507.00    522.00      Insured Amount        Fee      Insured Amount          Fee
   13            215.00     230.00      49         515.00    530.00          not over                       not over
   14            226.00     241.00      50         528.00    543.00
   15            238.00     253.00      51         543.00    558.00            $500         No Fee     For insurance coverage above
   16            249.00     264.00      52         543.00    558.00            $600           $1.00    $1000, add $1.00 for each $100 or
   17            260.00     275.00      53         559.00    574.00            $700           $2.00    fraction thereof, up to a maximum
   18            271.00     286.00      54         559.00    574.00            $800           $3.00    of $5000 per shipment.
   19            282.00     297.00      55         572.00    587.00            $900           $4.00
   20            293.00     308.00      56         572.00    587.00            $1000          $5.00          $5000 max.       $45.00
   21            302.00     317.00      57         584.00    599.00
   22            311.00     326.00      58         584.00    599.00                           Required Customs
   23            318.00     333.00      59         597.00    612.00                           Form/Endorsement
                                                                       Articles Admitted
   24            325.00     340.00      60         597.00    612.00
   25            333.00     348.00      61         612.00    627.00    Correspondence,        No form required. Endorse item clearly
   26            340.00     355.00      62         612.00    627.00    business papers,       next to mailing label as BUSINESS
   27            347.00     362.00      63         627.00    642.00    and documents.         PAPERS.
   28            355.00     370.00      64         627.00    642.00    Merchandise            PS Form 2976-A, Customs Declaration
   29            362.00     377.00      65         642.00    657.00    samples without        and Dispatch Note CP 72, inside a PS
   30            373.00     388.00      66         642.00    657.00    commercial value.      Form 2976-E, Customs Declaration
   31            381.00     396.00      67         657.00    672.00                           Envelope CP 91.
   32            388.00     403.00      68         657.00    672.00
   33            396.00     411.00      69         672.00    687.00    Merchandise and all    PS Form 2976-A, Customs Declaration
                                                                       articles subject to    and Dispatch Note CP 72, inside a PS
   34            403.00     418.00      70         672.00    687.00
                                                                       customs duty.          Form 2976-E, Customs Declaration
   35            411.00     431.00                                                            Envelope CP 91.
                          Weight Limit: 70 lbs.
                                                                       Size Limits (223.2)
Insurance (215.5)                                                      Maximum length: 36 inches
                                                                       Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
  Insurance Amt.             Fee      Insurance Amt.         Fee
         $100             No Fee      For document reconstruction      Return Receipt Service (221.4): NOT Available
         $200               $0.70     insurance or non-document
         $300               $1.40     insurance coverage above $800,
                                                                       Note:
                                                                       Coins; banknotes; currency notes (paper money); securities of
         $400               $2.10     add $0.70 per $100 or fraction
         $500               $2.80     thereof, up to a maximum of
                                                                         any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks; platinum, gold,
         $600               $3.50     $2,499 per shipment.               and silver (manufactured or not); precious stones; jewelry;
         $700               $4.20                                        and other valuable articles are prohibited in EMS shipments
         $800               $4.90      $2,499 (max.)        $16.80       to Tanzania.
                                                                       Reciprocal Service Name: EMS
Size Limits (217.4)
Items must be large enough to accommodate GXG Air Waybill/             Country Code: TZ
   Shipping Invoice (approx. 9″ x 12″)                                 Areas Served
Maximum length: 46 inches                                                Arusha                         Moshi
Maximum width: 35 inches                                                 Bukoba                         Musoma
Maximum height: 46 inches                                                Dar es Salaam                  Mwanza
Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches                            Dodoma                         Shinyanga
                                                                         Iringa                         Songea
General Conditions for Mailing                                           Mbeya                          Tanga
See the Global Express Guaranteed Service Guide for
  information about USPS acceptance locations, areas served              Morogoro                       Zanzibar
  in the destination country, allowable contents, packaging and
  labeling requirements, tracking and tracing, service
  standards, and other conditions for mailing.




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Thailand                                                                                                International Mail Manual


Country Conditions for Mailing                                       K5                                                Thailand
Prohibitions (130)                                                  Airmail
Coins; banknotes; currency notes (paper money); traveler’s          Letter-post Rates
   checks; securities payable to bearer; platinum, gold or silver
   (manufactured or not); precious stones; jewelry; and other        Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight          Letter
   valuable articles.                                                not over    post    not over     post     not over         post
Firing caps and charged metal cartridges for small arms and
   non-explosive parts of artillery fuses.                               1
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                      (ozs.)

                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                 Rate
                                                                                 $0.80
                                                                                          (ozs.)
                                                                                            12
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      Rate
                                                                                                      $7.65
                                                                                                                (ozs.)
                                                                                                                  44
                                                                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                Rate
                                                                                                                              $20.75
                                                                         2        1.55      16         9.25       48           22.45
                                                                         3        2.30      20        10.85       52           24.20
Restrictions
Firearms, air guns, and their accessories, require special               4ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ    3.05      24   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ 12.45       56     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ  25.95
   authorization from the Government; however, toy air guns for
   children as well as firearms and air guns kept exclusively as
                                                                         5
                                                                         6
                                                                         7
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                  3.80
                                                                                  4.55
                                                                                  5.30
                                                                                            28
                                                                                            32
                                                                                            36
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      14.05
                                                                                                      15.65
                                                                                                      17.35
                                                                                                                  60
                                                                                                                  64
                                                                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                               27.70
                                                                                                                               29.45
   curios may be imported without permit.
                                                                         8        6.05      40        19.05

Observations
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                   Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
Mail can be addressed directly to refugee camps.
                                                                    Airmail
Customs Forms Required (123)                                        Parcel Post Rates
Letter-post: PS Form 2976 or 2976-A (see 123.61)                     Weight     Parcel     Weight     Parcel    Weight         Parcel
Parcel Post: PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)                 not over    Post      not over    Post     not over        Post
                                                                      (lbs.)     Rate       (lbs.)      Rate     (lbs.)         Rate
Size Limits                                                              1      $12.50        16      $71.65       31         $130.15
Letter-post: See 243.2                                                   2       16.00        17        75.55      32          134.05
Parcel Post: Maximum length: 42 inches                                   3       20.00        18        79.45      33          137.95
             Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches                4       24.25        19        83.35      34          141.85
                                                                         5       28.75        20        87.25      35          145.75
                                                                         6       32.65        21        91.15      36          149.65
Postal/Post Cards (250)                                     $0.70
                                                                         7       36.55        22        95.05      37          153.55
                                                                         8       40.45        23        98.95      38          157.45
Aerogrammes (250)               $0.70 Enclosures NOT permitted
                                                                         9       44.35        24      102.85       39          161.35
                                                                        10       48.25        25      106.75       40          165.25
                                                                        11       52.15        26       110.65      41          169.15
                                                                        12       56.05        27       114.55      42          173.05
                                                                        13       59.95        28       118.45      43          176.95
                                                                        14       63.85        29      122.35       44          180.85
                                                                        15       67.75        30      126.25
                                                                                          Weight Limit: 44 lbs.

                                                                    Airmail
                                                                    Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)
                                                                     Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                                 $38.50
                                                                     Each additional pound or fraction of a pound              3.50
                                                                                        Weight Limit: 66 pounds

                                                                    Global Priority Mail (230)
                                                                     Flat-Rate Envelope                 Variable Weight Option
                                                                                             Weight                 Weight
                                                                      Small     $5.00        Level        Rate      Level        Rate
                                                                      Large     $9.00        0.5 lb.      $ 8.00    2.5 lbs. $21.00
                                                                                             1.0 lb.       12.00    3.0 lbs.  24.00
                                                                                             1.5 lbs.      14.00    3.5 lbs.  28.00
                                                                                             2.0 lbs.      17.00    4.0 lbs.  31.00
                                                                                         Weight Limit: 4 pounds




890                                                                                      IMM Issue 24, January 2001
                                                    Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                                                     Contents        Country Index

Individual Country Listings                                                                                                  Thailand

Economy Mail                                                      Economy Mail
Letter-post Rates                                                 Publishers’ Periodicals Rates (294)
 Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight        Letter    Weight                 Weight                 Weight
 not over    post    not over     post     not over       post     not over               not over               not over
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)      Rate      (ozs.)        Rate      (ozs.)      Rate       (ozs.)      Rate       (ozs.)       Rate
    16
    20
    24
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
             $4.95
              5.70
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              6.50
                        36
                        40
                        44
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  $8.75

                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ9.40
                                  10.05
                                              56
                                              60
                                              64
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                        $12.00
                                                         12.65
                                                         13.30
                                                                       1
                                                                       2
                                                                       3
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                $0.44
                                                                                 0.55
                                                                                 0.71
                                                                                             12
                                                                                             14
                                                                                             16
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                       $1.71
                                                                                                        1.93
                                                                                                        2.15
                                                                                                                    26
                                                                                                                    28
                                                                                                                    30
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                               $3.19
                                                                                                                                3.39
                                                                                                                                3.60
    28        7.30      48        10.70                                4         0.83        18         2.36        32          3.81
    32      ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              8.10

            ÁÁÁ
                        52      ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  11.35
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
                                ÁÁÁ              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                       6
                                                                       8
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                 1.05
                                                                                 1.27
                                                                                             20
                                                                                             22
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                        2.56
                                                                                                        2.77
                                                                                                                    48
                                                                                                                    64
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                5.13
                                                                                                                                6.45
                                                                      10         1.50        24         2.98
Economy Mail
Parcel Post Rates
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ                     ÁÁÁÁ                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                  $0.25 per pound discount for volume made up to country and tendered
                                                                  at the New Jersey International and Bulk Mail Center
                                                                                  Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
 Weight     Parcel     Weight     Parcel    Weight       Parcel
 not over    Post      not over    Post     not over      Post
  (lbs.)     Rate       (lbs.)     Rate      (lbs.)       Rate    Special Services
     5      $21.50        19      $39.80       33        $58.00
     6       22.80        20       41.10       34         59.30   Certificate of Mailing                            See 313 for fees
     7       24.10        21       42.40       35         60.60
     8       25.40        22       43.70       36         61.90   COD and Certified                        NOT for International Mail
     9       26.70        23       45.00       37         63.20
    10       28.10        24       46.30       38         64.50
    11       29.40        25       47.60       39         65.80
                                                                  Insurance (320)
    12       30.70        26       48.90       40         67.10   Available for Parcel Post only (see 324.2 for required markings)
    13       32.00        27       50.20       41         68.40     Insured Amount          Fee        Insured Amount          Fee
    14       33.30        28       51.50       42         69.70         not over                           not over
    15       34.60        29       52.80       43         71.00
                                                                         $50               $1.85           $800               $9.60
    16       35.90        30       54.10       44         72.30          $100              $2.60           $900              $10.60
    17       37.20        31       55.40                                 $200              $3.60           $1000             $11.60
    18       38.50        32       56.70                                 $300              $4.60           $1100             $12.60
                      Weight Limit: 44 lbs.                              $400              $5.60           $1200             $13.60
                                                                         $500              $6.60           $1300             $14.60
Economy Mail                                                             $600              $7.60           $1350 max.        $15.60
                                                                         $700              $8.60
Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)
 Regular                                                          International Business Reply Service (373)
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                               $16.50     Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.20; Cards $0.80
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound            1.50
 Books & Sheet Music, Publisher’s Periodicals                     International Money Orders (371)
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                               $11.00
                                                                  Maximum Amount Available: $700                            Fee: $8.50
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound            1.00
                                                                  International Reply Coupons (372)                         Fee: $1.75
                     Weight Limit: 66 pounds
                                                                  Recorded Delivery (360)                                 NOT Available
Economy Mail
Books and Sheet Music Rates (295)                                 Registered Mail (330)                                     Fee: $7.25
                                                                  Maximum Indemnity: $40.45
 Weight               Weight               Weight                 Available for letter-post mail, including post/postal
 not over            not over              not over               cards, aerogrammes, and matter for the blind.
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)     Rate       (ozs.)       Rate
                                                                  Not applicable to M-Bags.
    16
    20
    24
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
             $2.80
              3.35
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              3.90
                        36
                        40
                        44
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                 $5.45
                                  5.90
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  6.35
                                              56
                                              60
                                              64
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                         $7.60
                                                          8.05
                                                          8.40
                                                                  Restricted Delivery (350)                               NOT Available
    28        4.45      48        6.70
    32      ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              5.00      52      ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  7.15           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ             Return Receipt (340)                                      Fee: $1.50
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)                   Available for Registered Mail and Insured Parcels.
            ÁÁÁ
Matter for the Blind (270)
                                ÁÁÁ              ÁÁÁÁ
Free when sent as Economy Mail. Weight limit: 15 lbs.




IMM Issue 24, January 2001                                                                                                           891
Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                                                       Contents          Country Index

Thailand                                                                                                 International Mail Manual

Global Express Guaranteed (GXG) (210)                                  Global Express Mail (EMS) (220)
 Weight                    Non        Weight                 Non        Weight                Weight               Weight
 not over       Document Document     not over    Document Document     not over             not over              not over
  (lbs.)         Service  Service      (lbs.)      Service  Service      (lbs.)     Rate       (lbs.)    Rate       (lbs.)    Rate
   0.5
    1
                 $32.00
                  45.00     $48.00
                                        36
                                        37
                                                  $236.00
                                                   241.00
                                                            $245.00
                                                             250.00
                                                                          0.5
                                                                            1
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                   $19.00
                                                                                    22.00
                                                                                                  6
                                                                                                  7
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                        $44.65

                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ49.30
                                                                                                                      12
                                                                                                                      13
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                             $72.55
                                                                                                                              77.20
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
    2             52.00      55.00      38         246.00    255.00         2       26.00         8      53.95        14      81.85
    3
    4
    5
                  59.00
                  66.00
                  73.00
                             64.00
                             71.00
                             78.00
                                        39
                                        40
                                        41
                                                   251.00
                                                   256.00
                                                   261.00
                                                             260.00
                                                             268.00
                                                             273.00
                                                                            3
                                                                            4
                                                                            5
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                    30.00
                                                                                    35.00
                                                                                    40.00
                                                                                                  9
                                                                                                 10
                                                                                                 11
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                         58.60
                                                                                                         63.25
                                                                                                         67.90
                                                                                                                      15
                                                                                                                      16
                                                                                                                      17
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              86.50
                                                                                                                              91.15
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              95.80
    6             80.00      85.00      42         266.00    278.00           For each additional pound or fraction: Add $4.65
    7
    8
                  86.00
                  93.00
                             91.00
                             98.00
                                        43
                                        44
                                                   271.00
                                                   276.00
                                                             283.00
                                                             288.00
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            Weight Limit: 44 lbs.           ÁÁÁÁ
    9            100.00     105.00      45         280.00    295.00    Insurance (221.3)
   10            104.00     111.00      46         285.00    300.00
   11            109.00     116.00      47         290.00    305.00    Available for EMS Merchandise Shipments only
   12            115.00     122.00      48         295.00    310.00      Insured Amount        Fee        Insured Amount          Fee
   13            120.00     127.00      49         300.00    315.00          not over                         not over
   14            125.00     132.00      50         308.00    320.00
   15            130.00     137.00      51         313.00    325.00            $500         No Fee       For insurance coverage above
   16            136.00     143.00      52         318.00    330.00            $600           $1.00      $1000, add $1.00 for each $100 or
   17            141.00     148.00      53         323.00    335.00            $700           $2.00      fraction thereof, up to a maximum
   18            146.00     153.00      54         328.00    340.00            $800           $3.00      of $5000 per shipment.
   19            151.00     158.00      55         333.00    345.00            $900           $4.00
   20            156.00     165.00      56         338.00    350.00            $1000          $5.00            $5000 max.       $45.00
   21            161.00     170.00      57         343.00    355.00
   22            166.00     175.00      58         348.00    360.00                                   Required Customs
   23            171.00     180.00      59         353.00    365.00                                   Form/Endorsement
                                                                       Articles Admitted
   24            176.00     185.00      60         358.00    370.00
   25            181.00     190.00      61         363.00    375.00    Business documents and         No form required. Endorse item
   26            186.00     195.00      62         367.00    379.00    letters, non-negotiable        clearly next to mailing label as
   27            190.00     199.00      63         372.00    384.00    instruments, computer          BUSINESS PAPERS.
   28            195.00     204.00      64         377.00    389.00    printouts, and cancelled
   29            200.00     209.00      65         382.00    394.00    checks.
   30            207.00     216.00      66         387.00    399.00    Merchandise samples            PS Form 2976, Customs - CN 22
   31            212.00     221.00      67         392.00    404.00    without commercial value,      (Old C 1) and Sender’s
   32            217.00     226.00      68         397.00    409.00    microfilm, and microfiche.     Declaration (green label).
   33            222.00     231.00      69         402.00    414.00                                   Endorse item clearly next to
   34            227.00     236.00      70         407.00    419.00                                   mailing label as SAMPLES.
   35            232.00     241.00                                     Merchandise and all            PS Form 2976-A, Customs
                                                                       articles subject to            Declaration and Dispatch Note
                          Weight Limit: 70 lbs.                        customs duty.                  CP 72, inside a PS Form 2976-E,
                                                                                                      Customs Declaration Envelope
Insurance (215.5)                                                                                     CP 91. Endorse item clearly next
                                                                                                      to mailing label as
  Insurance Amt.             Fee      Insurance Amt.         Fee                                      MERCHANDISE.
         $100             No Fee      For document reconstruction
         $200               $0.70     insurance or non-document        Size Limits (223.2)
         $300               $1.40     insurance coverage above $800,   Maximum length: 36 inches
         $400               $2.10     add $0.70 per $100 or fraction   Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
         $500               $2.80     thereof, up to a maximum of
         $600               $3.50     $2,499 per shipment.             Return Receipt Service (221.4): NOT Available
         $700               $4.20
         $800               $4.90      $2,499 (max.)        $16.80     Note:
                                                                       Coins; banknotes; currency notes (paper money); securities of
                                                                         any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks; platinum, gold,
Size Limits (217.4)                                                      and silver (manufactured or not); precious stones; jewelry;
Items must be large enough to accommodate GXG Air Waybill/               and other valuable articles are prohibited in EMS shipments
   Shipping Invoice (approx. 9″ x 12″)                                   to Thailand.
Maximum length: 46 inches
Maximum width: 35 inches                                               Reciprocal Service Name: Express Mail Service
Maximum height: 46 inches
Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches
                                                                       Country Code: TH
                                                                       Areas Served: All
General Conditions for Mailing
See the Global Express Guaranteed Service Guide for
  information about USPS acceptance locations, areas served
  in the destination country, allowable contents, packaging and
  labeling requirements, tracking and tracing, service
  standards, and other conditions for mailing.




892                                                                                          IMM Issue 24, January 2001
                                                        Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                                                   Contents         Country Index

Individual Country Listings                                                                                                    Togo


Country Conditions for Mailing                                       H5                                                     Togo
Prohibitions (130)                                                  Airmail
Arms, munitions, and war material.                                  Letter-post Rates
Articles or advertisements relating to lotteries.
Banknotes; currency notes; securities payable to bearer;             Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight        Letter
   traveler’s checks; may only be sent in registered letter-post     not over    post    not over     post     not over       post
   shipments.
Coins; platinum, gold, or silver (manufactured or not); precious         1
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                      (ozs.)

                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                 Rate
                                                                                 $0.80
                                                                                          (ozs.)
                                                                                            12
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      Rate
                                                                                                      $7.65
                                                                                                                (ozs.)
                                                                                                                  44
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              Rate
                                                                                                                            $20.75
   stones, jewelry; and other valuable articles.                         2        1.55      16         9.25       48         22.45
                                                                         3        2.30      20        10.85       52         24.20
Foreign silver coins.
Poniards, sword-canes, loaded canes, brass knuckles,                     4ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ    3.05      24   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ 12.45       56  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ   25.95
   blackjacks, and all other arms for offense.
Saccharine and similar products.
                                                                         5
                                                                         6
                                                                         7
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                  3.80
                                                                                  4.55
                                                                                  5.30
                                                                                            28
                                                                                            32
                                                                                            36
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      14.05
                                                                                                      15.65
                                                                                                      17.35
                                                                                                                  60
                                                                                                                  64
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                             27.70
                                                                                                                             29.45
Weights and measures other than those of the decimal metric
   system.                                                               8        6.05      40        19.05

Restrictions
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                   Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
Hunting arms require prior authorization.                           Airmail
Medical thermometers must bear the stamp of the Laboratory of       Parcel Post Rates
  Arts and Crafts.
                                                                     Weight     Parcel     Weight     Parcel    Weight       Parcel
                                                                     not over    Post      not over    Post     not over      Post
Observations                                                          (lbs.)     Rate       (lbs.)     Rate      (lbs.)       Rate
None
                                                                         1      $16.00        16      $59.50       31       $104.50
                                                                         2       18.50        17       62.50       32        107.50
Customs Forms Required (123)                                             3       21.50        18       65.50       33        110.50
Letter-post: PS Form 2976 or 2976-A (see 123.61)                         4       24.00        19       68.50       34        113.50
Parcel Post: PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)                     5       26.50        20       71.50       35        116.50
                                                                         6       29.50        21       74.50       36        119.50
Size Limits                                                              7       32.50        22       77.50       37        122.50
Letter-post: See 243.2                                                   8       35.50        23       80.50       38        125.50
Parcel Post: Maximum length: 42 inches                                   9       38.50        24       83.50       39        128.50
                                                                        10       41.50        25       86.50       40        131.50
             Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
                                                                        11       44.50        26       89.50       41        134.50
                                                                        12       47.50        27       92.50       42        137.50
Postal/Post Cards (250)                                     $0.70       13       50.50        28       95.50       43        140.50
                                                                        14       53.50        29       98.50       44        143.50
Aerogrammes (250)              $0.70 Enclosures NOT permitted           15       56.50        30      101.50
                                                                                          Weight Limit: 44 lbs.

                                                                    Airmail
                                                                    Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)
                                                                     Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                               $38.50
                                                                     Each additional pound or fraction of a pound            3.50
                                                                                         Weight Limit: 66 pounds



                                                                    Global Priority Mail (230)                       NOT Available




IMM Issue 24, January 2001                                                                                                          893
Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                                                     Contents          Country Index

Togo                                                                                                  International Mail Manual

Economy Mail                                                      Economy Mail
Letter-post Rates                                                 Publishers’ Periodicals Rates (294)
 Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight        Letter    Weight                 Weight                   Weight
 not over    post    not over     post     not over       post     not over               not over                 not over
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)      Rate      (ozs.)        Rate      (ozs.)      Rate       (ozs.)       Rate        (ozs.)      Rate
    16
    20
    24
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
             $4.95
              5.70
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              6.50
                        36
                        40
                        44
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  $8.75

                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ9.40
                                  10.05
                                              56
                                              60
                                              64
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                        $12.00
                                                         12.65
                                                         13.30
                                                                       1
                                                                       2
                                                                       3
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                $0.44
                                                                                 0.55
                                                                                 0.71
                                                                                             12
                                                                                             14
                                                                                             16
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                        $1.71
                                                                                                         1.93
                                                                                                         2.15
                                                                                                                      26
                                                                                                                      28
                                                                                                                      30
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                $3.19
                                                                                                                                 3.39
                                                                                                                                 3.60
    28        7.30      48        10.70                                4         0.83        18          2.36         32         3.81
    32      ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              8.10

            ÁÁÁ
                        52      ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  11.35
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
                                ÁÁÁ              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                       6
                                                                       8
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                 1.05
                                                                                 1.27
                                                                                             20
                                                                                             22
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                         2.56
                                                                                                         2.77
                                                                                                                      48
                                                                                                                      64
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                 5.13
                                                                                                                                 6.45
                                                                      10         1.50        24          2.98
Economy Mail
Parcel Post Rates
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ                     ÁÁÁÁ                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                  $0.25 per pound discount for volume made up to country and tendered
                                                                  at the New Jersey International and Bulk Mail Center
                                                                                  Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
 Weight     Parcel     Weight     Parcel    Weight       Parcel
 not over    Post      not over    Post     not over      Post
  (lbs.)     Rate       (lbs.)     Rate      (lbs.)       Rate    Special Services
     5      $21.75        19      $44.60       33        $62.25
     6       23.50        20       46.00       34         63.50   Certificate of Mailing                               See 313 for fees
     7       25.00        21       47.25       35         64.75
     8       26.75        22       48.50       36         66.00   COD and Certified                         NOT for International Mail
     9       29.00        23       49.75       37         67.25
    10       32.00        24       51.00       38         68.50
    11       33.40        25       52.25       39         69.75
                                                                  Insurance (320)
    12       34.80        26       53.50       40         71.00   Available for Parcel Post only (see 324.2 for required markings)
    13       36.20        27       54.75       41         72.25     Insured Amount          Fee        Insured Amount           Fee
    14       37.60        28       56.00       42         73.50         not over                           not over
    15       39.00        29       57.25       43         74.75
                                                                         $50               $1.85            $800                $9.60
    16       40.40        30       58.50       44         76.00          $100              $2.60            $900               $10.60
    17       41.80        31       59.75                                 $200              $3.60            $1000              $11.60
    18       43.20        32       61.00                                 $300              $4.60
                      Weight Limit: 44 lbs.                              $400              $5.60      Add $1.00 for each add’l $100 or
                                                                         $500              $6.60      fraction of insurance coverage.
Economy Mail                                                             $600              $7.60
                                                                         $700              $8.60            $2190 max.         $23.60
Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)
 Regular                                                          International Business Reply Service (373)
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                               $16.50     Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.20; Cards $0.80
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound            1.50
 Books & Sheet Music, Publisher’s Periodicals                     International Money Orders (371)
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                               $11.00
                                                                  Maximum Amount Available: $700                              Fee: $8.50
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound            1.00
                                                                  International Reply Coupons (372)                           Fee: $1.75
                     Weight Limit: 66 pounds
                                                                  Recorded Delivery (360)                                 NOT Available
Economy Mail
Books and Sheet Music Rates (295)                                 Registered Mail (330)                                       Fee: $7.25
                                                                  Maximum Indemnity: $40.45
 Weight               Weight               Weight                 Available for letter-post mail, including post/postal
 not over            not over              not over               cards, aerogrammes, and matter for the blind.
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)     Rate       (ozs.)       Rate
                                                                  Not applicable to M-Bags.
    16
    20
    24
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
             $2.80
              3.35
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              3.90
                        36
                        40
                        44
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                 $5.45
                                  5.90
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  6.35
                                              56
                                              60
                                              64
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                         $7.60
                                                          8.05
                                                          8.40
                                                                  Restricted Delivery (350)                               NOT Available
    28        4.45      48        6.70
    32      ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              5.00      52      ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  7.15           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ             Return Receipt (340)                                        Fee: $1.50
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)                   Available for Registered Mail and Insured Parcels.
            ÁÁÁ
Matter for the Blind (270)
                                ÁÁÁ              ÁÁÁÁ
Free when sent as Economy Mail. Weight limit: 15 lbs.




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                                                                                                      Contents         Country Index

Individual Country Listings                                                                                                       Togo

Global Express Guaranteed (GXG) (210)                                  Global Express Mail (EMS) (220)
 Weight                    Non        Weight                 Non        Weight                Weight               Weight
 not over       Document Document     not over    Document Document     not over             not over              not over
  (lbs.)         Service  Service      (lbs.)      Service  Service      (lbs.)     Rate       (lbs.)    Rate       (lbs.)    Rate
   0.5
    1
                  65.00
                  75.00      82.00
                                        36
                                        37
                                                   418.00
                                                   426.00
                                                             438.00
                                                             446.00
                                                                          0.5
                                                                            1
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                   $28.50
                                                                                    31.25
                                                                                                  6
                                                                                                  7
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                        $54.50

                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ59.25
                                                                                                                      12
                                                                                                                      13
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                             $83.00

                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ87.75
    2             89.00      96.00      38         433.00    453.00         2       35.50         8      64.00        14      92.50
    3
    4
    5
                 101.00
                 112.00
                 124.00
                            109.00
                            120.00
                            134.00
                                        39
                                        40
                                        41
                                                   440.00
                                                   448.00
                                                   455.00
                                                             460.00
                                                             468.00
                                                             475.00
                                                                            3
                                                                            4
                                                                            5
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                    40.50
                                                                                    44.75
                                                                                    49.75
                                                                                                  9
                                                                                                 10
                                                                                                 11
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                         68.75
                                                                                                         73.50
                                                                                                         78.25
                                                                                                                      15
                                                                                                                      16
                                                                                                                      17
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                             102.00
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              97.25

                                                                                                                             106.75
    6            136.00     146.00      42         463.00    483.00           For each additional pound or fraction: Add $4.75
    7
    8
                 148.00
                 160.00
                            158.00
                            170.00
                                        43
                                        44
                                                   470.00
                                                   478.00
                                                             490.00
                                                             498.00
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            Weight Limit: 44 lbs.         ÁÁÁÁ
    9            172.00     182.00      45         485.00    505.00    Insurance (221.3)
   10            180.00     190.00      46         492.00    507.00
   11            191.00     206.00      47         500.00    515.00    Available for EMS Merchandise Shipments only
   12            203.00     218.00      48         507.00    522.00      Insured Amount        Fee      Insured Amount          Fee
   13            215.00     230.00      49         515.00    530.00          not over                       not over
   14            226.00     241.00      50         528.00    543.00
   15            238.00     253.00      51         543.00    558.00            $500         No Fee     For insurance coverage above
   16            249.00     264.00      52         543.00    558.00            $600           $1.00    $1000, add $1.00 for each $100 or
   17            260.00     275.00      53         559.00    574.00            $700           $2.00    fraction thereof, up to a maximum
   18            271.00     286.00      54         559.00    574.00            $800           $3.00    of $5000 per shipment.
   19            282.00     297.00      55         572.00    587.00            $900           $4.00
   20            293.00     308.00      56         572.00    587.00            $1000          $5.00          $5000 max.       $45.00
   21            302.00     317.00      57         584.00    599.00
   22            311.00     326.00      58         584.00    599.00                           Required Customs
   23            318.00     333.00      59         597.00    612.00                           Form/Endorsement
                                                                       Articles Admitted
   24            325.00     340.00      60         597.00    612.00
   25            333.00     348.00      61         612.00    627.00    Correspondence         PS Form 2976, Customs - CN 22 (Old
   26            340.00     355.00      62         612.00    627.00    and business           C 1) and Sender’s Declaration (green
   27            347.00     362.00      63         627.00    642.00    papers.                label). Endorse item clearly next to
   28            355.00     370.00      64         627.00    642.00                           mailing label as BUSINESS PAPERS.
   29            362.00     377.00      65         642.00    657.00    Merchandise            PS Form 2976, Customs - CN 22 (Old
   30            373.00     388.00      66         642.00    657.00    samples without        C 1) and Sender’s Declaration (green
   31            381.00     396.00      67         657.00    672.00    commercial value.      label).
   32            388.00     403.00      68         657.00    672.00    Merchandise and all    PS Form 2976-A, Customs Declaration
   33            396.00     411.00      69         672.00    687.00    articles subject to    and Dispatch Note CP 72, inside a PS
   34            403.00     418.00      70         672.00    687.00    customs duty.          Form 2976-E, Customs Declaration
   35            411.00     431.00                                                            Envelope CP 91. A commercial invoice
                          Weight Limit: 70 lbs.                                               should be included with all commercial
                                                                                              shipments.

Insurance (215.5)                                                      Size Limits (223.2)
  Insurance Amt.             Fee      Insurance Amt.         Fee       Maximum length: 36 inches
         $100             No Fee      For document reconstruction
                                                                       Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
         $200               $0.70     insurance or non-document        Return Receipt Service (221.4): NOT Available
         $300               $1.40     insurance coverage above $800,
         $400               $2.10     add $0.70 per $100 or fraction   Note:
         $500               $2.80     thereof, up to a maximum of      Coins; banknotes; currency notes (paper money); securities of
         $600               $3.50     $2,499 per shipment.               any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks; platinum, gold,
         $700               $4.20                                        and silver (manufactured or not); precious stones; jewelry;
         $800               $4.90      $2,499 (max.)        $16.80       and other valuable articles are prohibited in EMS shipments
                                                                         to Togo.
Size Limits (217.4)
Items must be large enough to accommodate GXG Air Waybill/             Reciprocal Service Name: EMS POSTEXPRESS
   Shipping Invoice (approx. 9″ x 12″)                                 Country Code: TG
Maximum length: 46 inches
Maximum width: 35 inches                                               Areas Served: All
Maximum height: 46 inches
Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches
General Conditions for Mailing
See the Global Express Guaranteed Service Guide for
  information about USPS acceptance locations, areas served
  in the destination country, allowable contents, packaging and
  labeling requirements, tracking and tracing, service
  standards, and other conditions for mailing.




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                                                                                                  Contents         Country Index

Tonga                                                                                               International Mail Manual


Country Conditions for Mailing                                      A6                                                   Tonga
Prohibitions (130)                                                 Airmail
Firing caps and cartridges for small arms, components of           Letter-post Rates
   non-explosive artillery fuses.
Perishable infectious biological substances.                        Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight       Letter
Tobacco, cigars, cigarettes, and snuff packages over 11 lbs. or     not over    post    not over     post     not over      post
   packed with other goods.
                                                                        1
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     (ozs.)

                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                Rate
                                                                                $0.80
                                                                                         (ozs.)
                                                                                           12
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     Rate
                                                                                                     $7.65
                                                                                                               (ozs.)
                                                                                                                 44
                                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                            Rate
                                                                                                                          $20.75
Restrictions                                                            2        1.55      16         9.25       48        22.45
                                                                        3        2.30      20        10.85       52        24.20
No list furnished.
                                                                        4ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ    3.05      24   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ 12.45       56  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ  25.95
Observations
None
                                                                        5
                                                                        6
                                                                        7
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                 3.80
                                                                                 4.55
                                                                                 5.30
                                                                                           28
                                                                                           32
                                                                                           36
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     14.05
                                                                                                     15.65
                                                                                                     17.35
                                                                                                                 60
                                                                                                                 64
                                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                           27.70
                                                                                                                           29.45

                                                                        8        6.05      40        19.05
Customs Forms Required (123)
Letter-post: PS Form 2976 or 2976-A (see 123.61)
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                  Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
Parcel Post: PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)               Airmail
                                                                   Parcel Post Rates
Size Limits
Letter-post: See 243.2                                              Weight     Parcel    Weight     Parcel    Weight       Parcel
Parcel Post: Maximum length: 42 inches                              not over    Post     not over    Post     not over      Post
             Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches            (lbs.)     Rate      (lbs.)      Rate     (lbs.)       Rate
                                                                        1      $12.50       16      $71.65       31       $130.15
Postal/Post Cards (250)                                    $0.70        2       16.00       17        75.55      32        134.05
                                                                        3       20.00       18        79.45      33        137.95
Aerogrammes (250)              $0.70 Enclosures NOT permitted           4       24.25       19        83.35      34        141.85
                                                                        5       28.75       20        87.25      35        145.75
                                                                        6       32.65       21        91.15      36        149.65
                                                                        7       36.55       22        95.05      37        153.55
                                                                        8       40.45       23        98.95      38        157.45
                                                                        9       44.35       24      102.85       39        161.35
                                                                       10       48.25       25      106.75       40        165.25
                                                                       11       52.15       26       110.65      41        169.15
                                                                       12       56.05       27       114.55      42        173.05
                                                                       13       59.95       28       118.45      43        176.95
                                                                       14       63.85       29      122.35       44        180.85
                                                                       15       67.75       30      126.25
                                                                                        Weight Limit: 44 lbs.

                                                                   Airmail
                                                                   Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)
                                                                    Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                              $38.50
                                                                    Each additional pound or fraction of a pound           3.50
                                                                                      Weight Limit: 66 pounds



                                                                   Global Priority Mail (230)                       NOT Available




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                                                                                                     Contents          Country Index

Individual Country Listings                                                                                                     Tonga

Economy Mail                                                      Economy Mail
Letter-post Rates                                                 Publishers’ Periodicals Rates (294)
 Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight        Letter    Weight                 Weight                 Weight
 not over    post    not over     post     not over       post     not over               not over               not over
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)      Rate      (ozs.)        Rate      (ozs.)      Rate       (ozs.)      Rate       (ozs.)       Rate
    16
    20
    24
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
             $4.95
              5.70
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              6.50
                        36
                        40
                        44
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  $8.75

                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ9.40
                                  10.05
                                              56
                                              60
                                              64
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                        $12.00
                                                         12.65
                                                         13.30
                                                                       1
                                                                       2
                                                                       3
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                $0.44
                                                                                 0.55
                                                                                 0.71
                                                                                             12
                                                                                             14
                                                                                             16
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                       $1.71
                                                                                                        1.93
                                                                                                        2.15
                                                                                                                    26
                                                                                                                    28
                                                                                                                    30
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                               $3.19
                                                                                                                                3.39
                                                                                                                                3.60
    28        7.30      48        10.70                                4         0.83        18         2.36        32          3.81
    32      ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              8.10

            ÁÁÁ
                        52      ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  11.35
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
                                ÁÁÁ              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                       6
                                                                       8
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                 1.05
                                                                                 1.27
                                                                                             20
                                                                                             22
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                        2.56
                                                                                                        2.77
                                                                                                                    48
                                                                                                                    64
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                5.13
                                                                                                                                6.45
                                                                      10         1.50        24         2.98
Economy Mail
Parcel Post Rates
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ                     ÁÁÁÁ                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                  $0.25 per pound discount for volume made up to country and tendered
                                                                  at the New Jersey International and Bulk Mail Center
                                                                                  Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
 Weight     Parcel     Weight     Parcel    Weight       Parcel
 not over    Post      not over    Post     not over      Post
  (lbs.)     Rate       (lbs.)     Rate      (lbs.)       Rate    Special Services
     5      $21.50        19      $39.80       33        $58.00
     6       22.80        20       41.10       34         59.30   Certificate of Mailing                            See 313 for fees
     7       24.10        21       42.40       35         60.60
     8       25.40        22       43.70       36         61.90   COD and Certified                        NOT for International Mail
     9       26.70        23       45.00       37         63.20
    10       28.10        24       46.30       38         64.50
    11       29.40        25       47.60       39         65.80
                                                                  Insurance (320)
    12       30.70        26       48.90       40         67.10   Available for Parcel Post only (see 324.2 for required markings)
    13       32.00        27       50.20       41         68.40     Insured Amount          Fee        Insured Amount          Fee
    14       33.30        28       51.50       42         69.70         not over                           not over
    15       34.60        29       52.80       43         71.00
                                                                         $50               $1.85           $400               $5.60
    16       35.90        30       54.10       44         72.30          $100              $2.60           $500               $6.60
    17       37.20        31       55.40                                 $200              $3.60           $515 max.          $7.60
    18       38.50        32       56.70                                 $300              $4.60
                      Weight Limit: 44 lbs.
                                                                  International Business Reply Service (373)
Economy Mail                                                      Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.20; Cards $0.80
Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)
 Regular                                                          International Money Orders (371)
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                               $16.50     NOT Available
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound            1.50
                                                                  International Reply Coupons (372)                         Fee: $1.75
 Books & Sheet Music, Publisher’s Periodicals
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                               $11.00     Recorded Delivery (360)                                   Fee: $1.90
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound            1.00     Available for letter-post mail, post/postal cards,
                     Weight Limit: 66 pounds                      aerogrammes, matter for the blind, and M-bags.

                                                                  Registered Mail (330)                                     Fee: $7.25
Economy Mail                                                      Maximum Indemnity: $40.45
Books and Sheet Music Rates (295)                                 Available for letter-post mail, including post/postal
 Weight               Weight               Weight                 cards, aerogrammes, and matter for the blind.
 not over            not over              not over               Not applicable to M-Bags.
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)     Rate       (ozs.)       Rate
                                                                  Restricted Delivery (350)                               NOT Available
    16
    20
    24
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
             $2.80
              3.35
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              3.90
                        36
                        40
                        44
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                 $5.45
                                  5.90
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  6.35
                                              56
                                              60
                                              64
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                         $7.60
                                                          8.05
                                                          8.40    Return Receipt (340)                                      Fee: $1.50
    28        4.45      48        6.70                            Available for Registered and Recorded Delivery Mail
    32      ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              5.00

            ÁÁÁ
                        52      ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  7.15
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
                                ÁÁÁ              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ             and Insured Parcels.


Matter for the Blind (270)
Free when sent as Economy Mail. Weight limit: 15 lbs.




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Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                                             Contents     Country Index

Tonga                                                                                         International Mail Manual

Global Express Guaranteed (GXG) (210)                                  Global Express Mail (EMS) (220)
 Weight                    Non        Weight                 Non       Not Available
 not over       Document Document     not over    Document Document
  (lbs.)         Service  Service      (lbs.)      Service  Service
   0.5            65.00                 36         418.00    438.00
    1             75.00      82.00      37         426.00    446.00
    2             89.00      96.00      38         433.00    453.00
    3            101.00     109.00      39         440.00    460.00
    4            112.00     120.00      40         448.00    468.00
    5            124.00     134.00      41         455.00    475.00
    6            136.00     146.00      42         463.00    483.00
    7            148.00     158.00      43         470.00    490.00
    8            160.00     170.00      44         478.00    498.00
    9            172.00     182.00      45         485.00    505.00
   10            180.00     190.00      46         492.00    507.00
   11            191.00     206.00      47         500.00    515.00
   12            203.00     218.00      48         507.00    522.00
   13            215.00     230.00      49         515.00    530.00
   14            226.00     241.00      50         528.00    543.00
   15            238.00     253.00      51         543.00    558.00
   16            249.00     264.00      52         543.00    558.00
   17            260.00     275.00      53         559.00    574.00
   18            271.00     286.00      54         559.00    574.00
   19            282.00     297.00      55         572.00    587.00
   20            293.00     308.00      56         572.00    587.00
   21            302.00     317.00      57         584.00    599.00
   22            311.00     326.00      58         584.00    599.00
   23            318.00     333.00      59         597.00    612.00
   24            325.00     340.00      60         597.00    612.00
   25            333.00     348.00      61         612.00    627.00
   26            340.00     355.00      62         612.00    627.00
   27            347.00     362.00      63         627.00    642.00
   28            355.00     370.00      64         627.00    642.00
   29            362.00     377.00      65         642.00    657.00
   30            373.00     388.00      66         642.00    657.00
   31            381.00     396.00      67         657.00    672.00
   32            388.00     403.00      68         657.00    672.00
   33            396.00     411.00      69         672.00    687.00
   34            403.00     418.00      70         672.00    687.00
   35            411.00     431.00
                          Weight Limit: 70 lbs.

Insurance (215.5)
  Insurance Amt.             Fee      Insurance Amt.         Fee
         $100             No Fee      For document reconstruction
         $200               $0.70     insurance or non-document
         $300               $1.40     insurance coverage above $800,
         $400               $2.10     add $0.70 per $100 or fraction
         $500               $2.80     thereof, up to a maximum of
         $600               $3.50     $2,499 per shipment.
         $700               $4.20
         $800               $4.90      $2,499 (max.)        $16.80

Size Limits (217.4)
Items must be large enough to accommodate GXG Air Waybill/
   Shipping Invoice (approx. 9″ x 12″)
Maximum length: 46 inches
Maximum width: 35 inches
Maximum height: 46 inches
Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches
General Conditions for Mailing
See the Global Express Guaranteed Service Guide for
  information about USPS acceptance locations, areas served
  in the destination country, allowable contents, packaging and
  labeling requirements, tracking and tracing, service
  standards, and other conditions for mailing.




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                                                        Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                                                        Contents         Country Index

Individual Country Listings                                                                                     Trinidad and Tobago


Country Conditions for Mailing                                         E5                       Trinidad and Tobago
Prohibitions (130)                                                    Airmail
Charged metal caps and cartridges for portable firearms and           Letter-post Rates
   non-explosive parts of artillery shells.
Coins exceeding L5 in value, except old coins intended as              Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight            Letter
   ornaments.                                                          not over    post    not over     post     not over           post
Firearms, switchblade knives, and sword-canes.
Honey.                                                                     1
                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                        (ozs.)

                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                   Rate
                                                                                   $0.80
                                                                                            (ozs.)
                                                                                              12
                                                                                                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                        Rate
                                                                                                        $7.65
                                                                                                                  (ozs.)
                                                                                                                    44
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                    Rate
                                                                                                                                  $20.75
Lottery tickets or articles relating to lotteries.                         2        1.55      16         9.25       48             22.45
                                                                           3        2.30      20        10.85       52             24.20
Perishable infectious biological substances.
Radioactive materials.                                                     4ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ    3.05      24   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                   ÁÁÁÁ 12.45       56      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ   25.95

Restrictions
                                                                           5
                                                                           6
                                                                           7
                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                    3.80
                                                                                    4.55
                                                                                    5.30
                                                                                              28
                                                                                              32
                                                                                              36
                                                                                                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                        14.05
                                                                                                        15.65
                                                                                                        17.35
                                                                                                                    60
                                                                                                                    64
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                   27.70
                                                                                                                                   29.45
Arms not prohibited, require the permission of the Trinidad
                                                                           8        6.05      40        19.05
  police authorities.
Saccharine requires the permission of the Trinidad health
  authorities.
                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                     Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                      Airmail
Observations                                                          Parcel Post Rates
None
                                                                       Weight     Parcel     Weight        Parcel     Weight       Parcel
                                                                       not over    Post      not over       Post      not over      Post
Customs Forms Required (123)                                            (lbs.)     Rate       (lbs.)        Rate       (lbs.)       Rate
Letter-post: PS Form 2976 or 2976-A (see 123.61)                           1      $14.00        16         $48.75
Parcel Post: PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)                       2       15.50        17          51.25
                                                                           3       17.25        18          53.75
Size Limits                                                                4       19.25        19          56.25
Letter-post: See 243.2                                                     5       21.25        20          58.75
Parcel Post: Maximum length: 42 inches                                     6       23.75        21          61.25
             Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches                  7       26.25        22          63.75
                                                                           8       28.75
                                                                           9       31.25
Postal/Post Cards (250)                                       $0.70       10       33.75
                                                                          11       36.25
Aerogrammes (250)              $0.70 Enclosures NOT permitted             12       38.75
                                                                          13       41.25
                                                                          14       43.75
                                                                          15       46.25
                                                                                            Weight Limit: 22 lbs.

                                                                      Airmail
                                                                      Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)
                                                                       Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                                   $38.50
                                                                       Each additional pound or fraction of a pound                3.50
                                                                                          Weight Limit: 66 pounds

                                                                      Global Priority Mail (230)
                                                                       Flat-Rate Envelope                 Variable Weight Option
                                                                                               Weight                  Weight
                                                                        Small     $5.00        Level        Rate       Level       Rate
                                                                        Large     $9.00        0.5 lb.      $ 8.00     2.5 lbs. $21.00
                                                                                               1.0 lb.       12.00     3.0 lbs.  24.00
                                                                                               1.5 lbs.      14.00     3.5 lbs.  28.00
                                                                                               2.0 lbs.      17.00     4.0 lbs.  31.00
                                                                                           Weight Limit: 4 pounds




IMM Issue 24, January 2001                                                                                                                899
Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                                                         Contents        Country Index

Trinidad and Tobago                                                                                       International Mail Manual

Economy Mail                                                          Economy Mail
Letter-post Rates                                                     Publishers’ Periodicals Rates (294)
 Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight            Letter    Weight                 Weight                 Weight
 not over    post    not over     post     not over           post     not over               not over               not over
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)      Rate      (ozs.)            Rate      (ozs.)      Rate       (ozs.)      Rate       (ozs.)       Rate
    16
    20
    24
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
             $4.95
              5.70
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              6.50
                        36
                        40
                        44
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                  $8.75
                                   9.40
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                  10.05
                                              56
                                              60
                                              64
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                            $12.00
                                                             12.65
                                                             13.30
                                                                           1
                                                                           2
                                                                           3
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                    $0.44
                                                                                     0.55
                                                                                     0.71
                                                                                                 12
                                                                                                 14
                                                                                                 16
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                           $1.71
                                                                                                            1.93
                                                                                                            2.15
                                                                                                                        26
                                                                                                                        28
                                                                                                                        30
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                   $3.19
                                                                                                                                    3.39
                                                                                                                                    3.60
    28        7.30      48        10.70                                    4         0.83        18         2.36        32          3.81
    32      ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              8.10

            ÁÁÁ
                        52         ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                  11.35
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
                                   ÁÁÁ               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                           6
                                                                           8
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                     1.05
                                                                                     1.27
                                                                                                 20
                                                                                                 22
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                            2.56
                                                                                                            2.77
                                                                                                                        48
                                                                                                                        64
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                    5.13
                                                                                                                                    6.45
                                                                          10         1.50        24         2.98
Economy Mail
Parcel Post Rates
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ                     ÁÁÁÁ                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                      $0.25 per pound discount for volume made up to country and tendered
                                                                      at the New Jersey International and Bulk Mail Center
                                                                                      Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
 Weight     Parcel      Weight     Parcel       Weight       Parcel
 not over    Post       not over    Post        not over      Post
  (lbs.)     Rate        (lbs.)     Rate         (lbs.)       Rate    Special Services
     5      $20.25         19      $43.75
     6       22.00         20       45.40                             Certificate of Mailing                            See 313 for fees
     7       23.75         21       46.85
     8       25.50         22       48.30                             COD and Certified                        NOT for International Mail
     9       27.25
    10       28.90
    11       30.55
                                                                      Insurance (320)
    12       32.20                                                    Available for Parcel Post only (see 324.2 for required markings)
    13       33.85                                                      Insured Amount          Fee        Insured Amount          Fee
    14       35.50                                                          not over                           not over
    15       37.15
                                                                             $50               $1.85           $600               $7.60
    16       38.80                                                           $100              $2.60           $700               $8.60
    17       40.45                                                           $200              $3.60           $800               $9.60
    18       42.10                                                           $300              $4.60           $900              $10.60
                      Weight Limit: 22 lbs.                                  $400              $5.60           $930 max.         $11.60
                                                                             $500              $6.60
Economy Mail
Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)                           International Business Reply Service (373)
                                                                      Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.20; Cards $0.80
 Regular
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                                   $16.50     International Money Orders (371)
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound                1.50     Use MO Form MP1
 Books & Sheet Music, Publisher’s Periodicals                         Maximum Amount Available: $700                            Fee: $3.25
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                                   $11.00
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound                1.00     International Reply Coupons (372)                         Fee: $1.75
                     Weight Limit: 66 pounds
                                                                      Recorded Delivery (360)                                 NOT Available

Economy Mail                                                          Registered Mail (330)                                     Fee: $7.25
Books and Sheet Music Rates (295)                                     Maximum Indemnity: $40.45
                                                                      Available for letter-post mail, including post/postal
 Weight               Weight               Weight
 not over            not over              not over
                                                                      cards, aerogrammes, and matter for the blind.
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)     Rate       (ozs.)           Rate     Not applicable to M-Bags.
    16
    20
    24
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
             $2.80
              3.35
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              3.90
                        36
                        40
                        44
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                 $5.45
                                  5.90
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                  6.35
                                              56
                                              60
                                              64
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                             $7.60
                                                              8.05
                                                              8.40
                                                                      Restricted Delivery (350)                               NOT Available

    28        4.45      48        6.70                                Return Receipt (340)                                      Fee: $1.50
    32      ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              5.00

            ÁÁÁ
                        52         ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                  7.15
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
                                   ÁÁÁ               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                      Available for Registered Mail and Insured Parcels.


Matter for the Blind (270)
Free when sent as Economy Mail. Weight limit: 15 lbs.




900                                                                                        IMM Issue 24, January 2001
                                                      Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                                                      Contents         Country Index

Individual Country Listings                                                                                  Trinidad and Tobago

Global Express Guaranteed (GXG) (210)                                  Global Express Mail (EMS) (220)
 Weight                    Non        Weight                 Non        Weight                Weight               Weight
 not over       Document Document     not over    Document Document     not over             not over              not over
  (lbs.)         Service  Service      (lbs.)      Service  Service      (lbs.)     Rate       (lbs.)    Rate       (lbs.)    Rate
   0.5
    1
                 $32.00
                  39.00     $44.00
                                        36
                                        37
                                                  $179.00
                                                   182.00
                                                            $189.00
                                                             192.00
                                                                          0.5
                                                                            1
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                   $22.25
                                                                                    24.75
                                                                                                  6
                                                                                                  7
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                        $44.00

                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ48.00
                                                                                                                      12
                                                                                                                      13
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                             $68.00

                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ72.00
    2             46.00      51.00      38         186.00    196.00         2       28.00         8      52.00        14      76.00
    3
    4
    5
                  53.00
                  60.00
                  67.00
                             58.00
                             65.00
                             72.00
                                        39
                                        40
                                        41
                                                   189.00
                                                   192.00
                                                   196.00
                                                             199.00
                                                             202.00
                                                             206.00
                                                                            3
                                                                            4
                                                                            5
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                    32.00
                                                                                    36.00
                                                                                    40.00
                                                                                                  9
                                                                                                 10
                                                                                                 11
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                         56.00
                                                                                                         60.00
                                                                                                         64.00
                                                                                                                      15
                                                                                                                      16
                                                                                                                      17
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              80.00
                                                                                                                              84.00
                                                                                                                              88.00
    6             72.00      77.00      42         199.00    209.00           For each additional pound or fraction: Add $4.00
    7
    8
                  76.00
                  80.00
                             81.00
                             86.00
                                        43
                                        44
                                                   203.00
                                                   206.00
                                                             213.00
                                                             216.00
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            Weight Limit: 44 lbs.         ÁÁÁÁ
    9             85.00      91.00      45         210.00    220.00    Insurance (221.3)
   10             89.00      95.00      46         213.00    223.00
   11             92.00     100.00      47         216.00    226.00    Available for EMS Merchandise Shipments only
   12             96.00     104.00      48         220.00    230.00      Insured Amount        Fee      Insured Amount          Fee
   13             99.00     107.00      49         223.00    233.00          not over                       not over
   14            103.00     111.00      50         229.00    239.00
   15            106.00     114.00      51         232.00    242.00            $500         No Fee     For insurance coverage above
   16            109.00     117.00      52         236.00    246.00            $600           $1.00    $1000, add $1.00 for each $100 or
   17            113.00     121.00      53         239.00    249.00            $700           $2.00    fraction thereof, up to a maximum
   18            116.00     124.00      54         243.00    253.00            $800           $3.00    of $5000 per shipment.
   19            120.00     128.00      55         246.00    256.00            $900           $4.00
   20            123.00     131.00      56         250.00    260.00            $1000          $5.00          $5000 max.       $45.00
   21            126.00     134.00      57         253.00    263.00
   22            130.00     138.00      58         256.00    266.00                           Required Customs
   23            133.00     141.00      59         260.00    270.00                           Form/Endorsement
                                                                       Articles Admitted
   24            137.00     145.00      60         263.00    273.00
   25            140.00     148.00      61         267.00    277.00    Correspondence,        PS Form 2976, Customs - CN 22 (Old
   26            143.00     153.00      62         270.00    280.00    business papers,       C 1) and Sender’s Declaration (green
   27            147.00     157.00      63         274.00    284.00    computer data, and     label). Endorse item clearly next to
   28            150.00     160.00      64         277.00    287.00    advertising            mailing label as BUSINESS PAPERS.
   29            153.00     163.00      65         281.00    291.00    materials.
   30            158.00     168.00      66         284.00    294.00    Merchandise            PS Form 2976-A, Customs Declaration
   31            162.00     172.00      67         287.00    297.00    samples without        and Dispatch Note CP 72, inside a PS
   32            165.00     175.00      68         291.00    301.00    commercial value.      Form 2976-E, Customs Declaration
   33            169.00     179.00      69         294.00    304.00                           Envelope CP 91.
   34            172.00     182.00      70         298.00    308.00    Merchandise and all    PS Form 2976-A, Customs Declaration
   35            175.00     185.00                                     articles subject to    and Dispatch Note CP 72, inside a PS
                                                                       customs duty.          Form 2976-E, Customs Declaration
                          Weight Limit: 70 lbs.                                               Envelope CP 91.

Insurance (215.5)                                                      Size Limits (223.2)
  Insurance Amt.             Fee      Insurance Amt.         Fee       Maximum length: 36 inches
                                                                       Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
         $100             No Fee      For document reconstruction
         $200               $0.70     insurance or non-document        Return Receipt Service (221.4): NOT Available
         $300               $1.40     insurance coverage above $800,
         $400               $2.10     add $0.70 per $100 or fraction   Note:
         $500               $2.80     thereof, up to a maximum of      Coins; banknotes; currency notes (paper money); securities of
         $600               $3.50     $2,499 per shipment.               any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks; platinum, gold,
         $700               $4.20                                        and silver (manufactured or not); precious stones; jewelry;
         $800               $4.90      $2,499 (max.)        $16.80       and other valuable articles are prohibited in EMS shipments
                                                                         to Trinidad and Tobago.
Size Limits (217.4)
Items must be large enough to accommodate GXG Air Waybill/             Reciprocal Service Name: Express Mail Service (EMS)
   Shipping Invoice (approx. 9″ x 12″)                                 Country Code: TT
Maximum length: 46 inches
Maximum width: 35 inches                                               Areas Served: All
Maximum height: 46 inches
Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches
General Conditions for Mailing
See the Global Express Guaranteed Service Guide for
  information about USPS acceptance locations, areas served
  in the destination country, allowable contents, packaging and
  labeling requirements, tracking and tracing, service
  standards, and other conditions for mailing.




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                                                                                                   Contents        Country Index

Tristan da Cunha                                                                                    International Mail Manual


Country Conditions for Mailing                                   G7                                Tristan da Cunha
Prohibitions (130)                                              Airmail
Perishable infectious biological substances.                    Letter-post Rates
Perishable noninfectious biological substances.
                                                                 Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight            Letter
Restrictions                                                     not over    post    not over     post     not over           post
No list furnished.
                                                                     1
                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                  (ozs.)

                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             Rate
                                                                             $0.80
                                                                                      (ozs.)
                                                                                        12
                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  Rate
                                                                                                  $7.65
                                                                                                            (ozs.)
                                                                                                              44
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              Rate
                                                                                                                            $20.75
                                                                     2        1.55      16         9.25       48             22.45
Observations                                                         3        2.30      20        10.85       52             24.20
None                                                                 4ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ    3.05      24    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ12.45       56      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ   25.95

Customs Forms Required (123)
Letter-post: PS Form 2976 or 2976-A (see 123.61)
                                                                     5
                                                                     6
                                                                     7
                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                              3.80
                                                                              4.55
                                                                              5.30
                                                                                        28
                                                                                        32
                                                                                        36
                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  14.05
                                                                                                  15.65
                                                                                                  17.35
                                                                                                              60
                                                                                                              64
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                             27.70
                                                                                                                             29.45

Parcel Post: PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)                 8        6.05      40        19.05

Size Limits
                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
Letter-post: See 243.2                                          Airmail
Parcel Post: Maximum length: 42 inches                          Parcel Post Rates
             Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
                                                                 Weight     Parcel      Weight       Parcel     Weight       Parcel
                                                                 not over    Post       not over      Post      not over      Post
Postal/Post Cards (250)                                 $0.70
                                                                  (lbs.)     Rate        (lbs.)       Rate       (lbs.)       Rate
Aerogrammes (250)             $0.70 Enclosures NOT permitted         1      $16.00         16        $59.50
                                                                     2       18.50         17         62.50
                                                                     3       21.50         18         65.50
                                                                     4       24.00         19         68.50
                                                                     5       26.50         20         71.50
                                                                     6       29.50         21         74.50
                                                                     7       32.50         22         77.50
                                                                     8       35.50
                                                                     9       38.50
                                                                    10       41.50
                                                                    11       44.50
                                                                    12       47.50
                                                                    13       50.50
                                                                    14       53.50
                                                                    15       56.50
                                                                                      Weight Limit: 22 lbs.

                                                                Airmail
                                                                Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)
                                                                 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                                   $38.50
                                                                 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound                3.50
                                                                                     Weight Limit: 66 pounds



                                                                Global Priority Mail (230)                           NOT Available




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                                                  Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                                                         Contents        Country Index

Individual Country Listings                                                                                         Tristan da Cunha

Economy Mail                                                          Economy Mail
Letter-post Rates                                                     Publishers’ Periodicals Rates (294)
 Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight            Letter    Weight                 Weight                 Weight
 not over    post    not over     post     not over           post     not over               not over               not over
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)      Rate      (ozs.)            Rate      (ozs.)      Rate       (ozs.)      Rate       (ozs.)       Rate
    16
    20
    24
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
             $4.95
              5.70
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              6.50
                        36
                        40
                        44
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                  $8.75
                                   9.40
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                  10.05
                                              56
                                              60
                                              64
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                            $12.00
                                                             12.65
                                                             13.30
                                                                           1
                                                                           2
                                                                           3
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                    $0.44
                                                                                     0.55
                                                                                     0.71
                                                                                                 12
                                                                                                 14
                                                                                                 16
                                                                                                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                           $1.71
                                                                                                            1.93
                                                                                                            2.15
                                                                                                                        26
                                                                                                                        28
                                                                                                                        30
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                   $3.19
                                                                                                                                    3.39
                                                                                                                                    3.60
    28        7.30      48        10.70                                    4         0.83        18         2.36        32          3.81
    32      ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              8.10

            ÁÁÁ
                        52         ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                  11.35
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
                                   ÁÁÁ               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                           6
                                                                           8
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                     1.05
                                                                                     1.27
                                                                                                 20
                                                                                                 22
                                                                                                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                            2.56
                                                                                                            2.77
                                                                                                                        48
                                                                                                                        64
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                    5.13
                                                                                                                                    6.45
                                                                          10         1.50        24         2.98
Economy Mail
Parcel Post Rates
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ                   ÁÁÁÁ                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                      $0.25 per pound discount for volume made up to country and tendered
                                                                      at the New Jersey International and Bulk Mail Center
                                                                                      Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
 Weight     Parcel      Weight     Parcel       Weight       Parcel
 not over    Post       not over    Post        not over      Post
  (lbs.)     Rate        (lbs.)     Rate         (lbs.)       Rate    Special Services
     5      $26.25         19      $56.20
     6       28.75         20       58.25                             Certificate of Mailing                            See 313 for fees
     7       31.00         21       60.15
     8       33.25         22       62.05                             COD and Certified                        NOT for International Mail
     9       35.50
    10       37.75
    11       39.80
                                                                      Insurance (320)                                         NOT Available
    12       41.85
    13       43.90                                                    International Business Reply Service (373)
    14       45.95                                                    Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.20; Cards $0.80
    15       48.00
    16       50.05                                                    International Money Orders (371)
    17       52.10                                                    NOT Available
    18       54.15
                      Weight Limit: 22 lbs.                           International Reply Coupons (372)                         Fee: $1.75

Economy Mail                                                          Recorded Delivery (360)                                 NOT Available
Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)
                                                                      Registered Mail (330)                                     Fee: $7.25
 Regular                                                              Maximum Indemnity: $40.45
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                                   $16.50     Available for letter-post mail, including post/postal
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound                1.50     cards, aerogrammes, and matter for the blind.
 Books & Sheet Music, Publisher’s Periodicals                         Not applicable to M-Bags.
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                                   $11.00
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound                1.00     Restricted Delivery (350)                               NOT Available
                     Weight Limit: 66 pounds
                                                                      Return Receipt (340)                                      Fee: $1.50
                                                                      Available for Registered Mail.
Economy Mail
Books and Sheet Music Rates (295)
 Weight               Weight               Weight
 not over            not over              not over                   Global Express Guaranteed (GXG) (210)
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)     Rate       (ozs.)           Rate     Not Available
    16
    20
    24
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
             $2.80
              3.35
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              3.90
                        36
                        40
                        44
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                 $5.45
                                  5.90
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                  6.35
                                              56
                                              60
                                              64
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                             $7.60
                                                              8.05
                                                              8.40    Global Express Mail (EMS) (220)
    28        4.45      48        6.70                                Not Available
    32      ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              5.00

            ÁÁÁ
                        52         ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                  7.15
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
                                   ÁÁÁ               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
Matter for the Blind (270)
Free when sent as Economy Mail. Weight limit: 15 lbs.




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                                                                                                    Contents         Country Index

Tunisia                                                                                               International Mail Manual


Country Conditions for Mailing                                        H4                                               Tunisia
Prohibitions (130)                                                   Airmail
Arms of all kinds.                                                   Letter-post Rates
Aspirin, sulfa drugs, and vitamin compounds; chalk; pencils;
   soap; and detergents containing it; leather and articles of        Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight        Letter
   artificial leather; carpets, tapestries, and bed coverings;        not over    post    not over     post     not over       post
   footwear of rubber or plastic; hosiery of cotton or synthetic
   fibers, except women’s stockings; jewelry made of precious             1
                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                       (ozs.)

                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                  Rate
                                                                                  $0.80
                                                                                           (ozs.)
                                                                                             12
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                       Rate
                                                                                                       $7.65
                                                                                                                 (ozs.)
                                                                                                                   44
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                               Rate
                                                                                                                             $20.75
   metal or plated with it; household articles of galvanized iron,        2        1.55      16         9.25       48         22.45
                                                                          3        2.30      20        10.85       52         24.20
   galvanized steel or aluminum; and nonelectric cooking and
   heating appliances for household use.                                  4ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ    3.05      24   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ 12.45       56  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ   25.95
Coins; currency notes (paper money); traveler’s checks;
   securities payable to bearer; platinum, gold or silver,
                                                                          5
                                                                          6
                                                                          7
                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                   3.80
                                                                                   4.55
                                                                                   5.30
                                                                                             28
                                                                                             32
                                                                                             36
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                       14.05
                                                                                                       15.65
                                                                                                       17.35
                                                                                                                   60
                                                                                                                   64
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              27.70
                                                                                                                              29.45
   manufactured or not; precious stones; jewelry; and other
   valuable articles.                                                     8        6.05      40        19.05
Copper coins and obsolete silver coins.
Lottery tickets and advertisements relating to lotteries.
                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                    Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
Nursing bottles, nipples, and pacifiers that are not made of pure    Airmail
   rubber and marked accordingly, and vulcanized by heat.            Parcel Post Rates
Perishable infectious biological substances.
Perishable noninfectious biological substances.                       Weight     Parcel     Weight     Parcel    Weight       Parcel
Playing cards.                                                        not over    Post      not over    Post     not over      Post
Radioactive materials.                                                 (lbs.)     Rate       (lbs.)     Rate      (lbs.)       Rate
Saccharine and similar products, except in very small amounts             1      $16.00        16      $59.50       31       $104.50
   imported as remedies by pharmacies or physicians.                      2       18.50        17       62.50       32        107.50
                                                                          3       21.50        18       65.50       33        110.50
Restrictions                                                              4       24.00        19       68.50       34        113.50
Banknotes require a permit issued by the Tunisian exchange                5       26.50        20       71.50       35        116.50
  authorities unless imported by a bank.                                  6       29.50        21       74.50       36        119.50
Hunting and commercial arms may be imported with                          7       32.50        22       77.50       37        122.50
  authorization of the Director of Public Safety.                         8       35.50        23       80.50       38        125.50
                                                                          9       38.50        24       83.50       39        128.50
Manufactured tobaccos, cigars, and cigarettes for personal use
                                                                         10       41.50        25       86.50       40        131.50
  of the importer may be admitted up to 10 kilograms per year,
                                                                         11       44.50        26       89.50       41        134.50
  subject to authorization of the Tunisian revenue authorities.
                                                                         12       47.50        27       92.50       42        137.50
                                                                         13       50.50        28       95.50       43        140.50
Observations                                                             14       53.50        29       98.50       44        143.50
None                                                                     15       56.50        30      101.50
                                                                                           Weight Limit: 44 lbs.
Customs Forms Required (123)
Letter-post: PS Form 2976 or 2976-A (see 123.61)                     Airmail
Parcel Post: PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)                 Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)
Size Limits                                                           Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                               $38.50
Letter-post: See 243.2                                                Each additional pound or fraction of a pound            3.50
Parcel Post: Maximum length: 42 inches
                                                                                          Weight Limit: 66 pounds
             Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches

Postal/Post Cards (250)                                     $0.70
                                                                     Global Priority Mail (230)                       NOT Available
Aerogrammes (250)               $0.70 Enclosures NOT permitted




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                                                    Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                                                     Contents          Country Index

Individual Country Listings                                                                                                     Tunisia

Economy Mail                                                      Economy Mail
Letter-post Rates                                                 Publishers’ Periodicals Rates (294)
 Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight        Letter    Weight                 Weight                   Weight
 not over    post    not over     post     not over       post     not over               not over                 not over
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)      Rate      (ozs.)        Rate      (ozs.)      Rate       (ozs.)       Rate        (ozs.)      Rate
    16
    20
    24
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
             $4.95
              5.70
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              6.50
                        36
                        40
                        44
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  $8.75

                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ9.40
                                  10.05
                                              56
                                              60
                                              64
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                        $12.00
                                                         12.65
                                                         13.30
                                                                       1
                                                                       2
                                                                       3
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                $0.44
                                                                                 0.55
                                                                                 0.71
                                                                                             12
                                                                                             14
                                                                                             16
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                        $1.71
                                                                                                         1.93
                                                                                                         2.15
                                                                                                                      26
                                                                                                                      28
                                                                                                                      30
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                $3.19
                                                                                                                                 3.39
                                                                                                                                 3.60
    28        7.30      48        10.70                                4         0.83        18          2.36         32         3.81
    32      ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              8.10

            ÁÁÁ
                        52      ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  11.35
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
                                ÁÁÁ              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                       6
                                                                       8
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                 1.05
                                                                                 1.27
                                                                                             20
                                                                                             22
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                         2.56
                                                                                                         2.77
                                                                                                                      48
                                                                                                                      64
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                 5.13
                                                                                                                                 6.45
                                                                      10         1.50        24          2.98
Economy Mail
Parcel Post Rates
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ                     ÁÁÁÁ                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                  $0.25 per pound discount for volume made up to country and tendered
                                                                  at the New Jersey International and Bulk Mail Center
                                                                                  Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
 Weight     Parcel     Weight     Parcel    Weight       Parcel
 not over    Post      not over    Post     not over      Post
  (lbs.)     Rate       (lbs.)     Rate      (lbs.)       Rate    Special Services
     5      $21.75        19      $44.60       33        $62.25
     6       23.50        20       46.00       34         63.50   Certificate of Mailing                               See 313 for fees
     7       25.00        21       47.25       35         64.75
     8       26.75        22       48.50       36         66.00   COD and Certified                         NOT for International Mail
     9       29.00        23       49.75       37         67.25
    10       32.00        24       51.00       38         68.50
    11       33.40        25       52.25       39         69.75
                                                                  Insurance (320)
    12       34.80        26       53.50       40         71.00   Available for Parcel Post only (see 324.2 for required markings)
    13       36.20        27       54.75       41         72.25     Insured Amount          Fee        Insured Amount           Fee
    14       37.60        28       56.00       42         73.50         not over                           not over
    15       39.00        29       57.25       43         74.75
                                                                         $50               $1.85            $800                $9.60
    16       40.40        30       58.50       44         76.00          $100              $2.60            $900               $10.60
    17       41.80        31       59.75                                 $200              $3.60            $1000              $11.60
    18       43.20        32       61.00                                 $300              $4.60
                      Weight Limit: 44 lbs.                              $400              $5.60      Add $1.00 for each add’l $100 or
                                                                         $500              $6.60      fraction of insurance coverage.
Economy Mail                                                             $600              $7.60
                                                                         $700              $8.60            $2200 max.         $23.60
Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)
 Regular                                                          International Business Reply Service (373)
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                               $16.50     Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.20; Cards $0.80
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound            1.50
 Books & Sheet Music, Publisher’s Periodicals                     International Money Orders (371)
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                               $11.00
                                                                  Maximum Amount Available: $700                              Fee: $8.50
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound            1.00
                                                                  International Reply Coupons (372)                           Fee: $1.75
                     Weight Limit: 66 pounds
                                                                  Recorded Delivery (360)                                     Fee: $1.90
Economy Mail                                                      Available for letter-post mail, post/postal cards,
Books and Sheet Music Rates (295)                                 aerogrammes, matter for the blind, and M-bags.
 Weight               Weight               Weight                 Registered Mail (330)                                       Fee: $7.25
 not over            not over              not over               Maximum Indemnity: $40.45
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)     Rate       (ozs.)       Rate
                                                                  Available for letter-post mail, including post/postal
    16
    20
    24
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
             $2.80
              3.35
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              3.90
                        36
                        40
                        44
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                 $5.45
                                  5.90
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  6.35
                                              56
                                              60
                                              64
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                         $7.60
                                                          8.05
                                                          8.40
                                                                  cards, aerogrammes, and matter for the blind.
                                                                  Not applicable to M-Bags.
    28        4.45      48        6.70
    32      ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              5.00

            ÁÁÁ
                        52      ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  7.15
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
                                ÁÁÁ              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                  Restricted Delivery (350)                               NOT Available

                                                                  Return Receipt (340)                                        Fee: $1.50
Matter for the Blind (270)                                        Available for Registered and Recorded Delivery Mail
Free when sent as Economy Mail. Weight limit: 15 lbs.             and Insured Parcels.




IMM Issue 24, January 2001                                                                                                            905
Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                                                      Contents         Country Index

Tunisia                                                                                                International Mail Manual

Global Express Guaranteed (GXG) (210)                                  Global Express Mail (EMS) (220)
 Weight                    Non        Weight                 Non        Weight                Weight               Weight
 not over       Document Document     not over    Document Document     not over             not over              not over
  (lbs.)         Service  Service      (lbs.)      Service  Service      (lbs.)     Rate       (lbs.)    Rate       (lbs.)    Rate
   0.5
    1
                  65.00
                  75.00      82.00
                                        36
                                        37
                                                   418.00
                                                   426.00
                                                             438.00
                                                             446.00
                                                                          0.5
                                                                            1
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                   $28.50
                                                                                    31.25
                                                                                                  6
                                                                                                  7
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                        $54.50

                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ59.25
                                                                                                                      12
                                                                                                                      13
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                             $83.00

                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ87.75
    2             89.00      96.00      38         433.00    453.00         2       35.50         8      64.00        14      92.50
    3
    4
    5
                 101.00
                 112.00
                 124.00
                            109.00
                            120.00
                            134.00
                                        39
                                        40
                                        41
                                                   440.00
                                                   448.00
                                                   455.00
                                                             460.00
                                                             468.00
                                                             475.00
                                                                            3
                                                                            4
                                                                            5
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                    40.50
                                                                                    44.75
                                                                                    49.75
                                                                                                  9
                                                                                                 10
                                                                                                 11
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                         68.75
                                                                                                         73.50
                                                                                                         78.25
                                                                                                                      15
                                                                                                                      16
                                                                                                                      17
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                             102.00
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              97.25

                                                                                                                             106.75
    6            136.00     146.00      42         463.00    483.00           For each additional pound or fraction: Add $4.75
    7
    8
                 148.00
                 160.00
                            158.00
                            170.00
                                        43
                                        44
                                                   470.00
                                                   478.00
                                                             490.00
                                                             498.00
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            Weight Limit: 44 lbs.         ÁÁÁÁ
    9            172.00     182.00      45         485.00    505.00    Insurance (221.3)
   10            180.00     190.00      46         492.00    507.00
   11            191.00     206.00      47         500.00    515.00    Available for EMS Merchandise Shipments only
   12            203.00     218.00      48         507.00    522.00      Insured Amount        Fee      Insured Amount          Fee
   13            215.00     230.00      49         515.00    530.00          not over                       not over
   14            226.00     241.00      50         528.00    543.00
   15            238.00     253.00      51         543.00    558.00            $500         No Fee     For insurance coverage above
   16            249.00     264.00      52         543.00    558.00            $600           $1.00    $1000, add $1.00 for each $100 or
   17            260.00     275.00      53         559.00    574.00            $700           $2.00    fraction thereof, up to a maximum
   18            271.00     286.00      54         559.00    574.00            $800           $3.00    of $5000 per shipment.
   19            282.00     297.00      55         572.00    587.00            $900           $4.00
   20            293.00     308.00      56         572.00    587.00            $1000          $5.00          $5000 max.       $45.00
   21            302.00     317.00      57         584.00    599.00
   22            311.00     326.00      58         584.00    599.00                           Required Customs
   23            318.00     333.00      59         597.00    612.00                           Form/Endorsement
                                                                       Articles Admitted
   24            325.00     340.00      60         597.00    612.00
   25            333.00     348.00      61         612.00    627.00    Business               No form required. Endorse item clearly
   26            340.00     355.00      62         612.00    627.00    correspondence,        next to mailing label as BUSINESS
   27            347.00     362.00      63         627.00    642.00    commercial papers,     PAPERS.
   28            355.00     370.00      64         627.00    642.00    and documents.
   29            362.00     377.00      65         642.00    657.00    Merchandise            PS Form 2976, Customs - CN 22 (Old
   30            373.00     388.00      66         642.00    657.00    samples without        C 1) and Sender’s Declaration (green
   31            381.00     396.00      67         657.00    672.00    commercial value.      label).
   32            388.00     403.00      68         657.00    672.00    Merchandise and all    PS Form 2976-A, Customs Declaration
   33            396.00     411.00      69         672.00    687.00    articles subject to    and Dispatch Note CP 72, inside a PS
   34            403.00     418.00      70         672.00    687.00    customs duty.          Form 2976-E, Customs Declaration
   35            411.00     431.00                                                            Envelope CP 91.
                          Weight Limit: 70 lbs.
                                                                       Size Limits (223.2)
Insurance (215.5)                                                      Maximum length: 36 inches
                                                                       Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
  Insurance Amt.             Fee      Insurance Amt.         Fee
         $100             No Fee      For document reconstruction
                                                                       Return Receipt Service (221.4): Available
         $200               $0.70     insurance or non-document        Note:
         $300               $1.40     insurance coverage above $800,   Coins; banknotes; currency notes (paper money); securities of
         $400               $2.10     add $0.70 per $100 or fraction     any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks; platinum, gold,
         $500               $2.80     thereof, up to a maximum of        and silver (manufactured or not); precious stones; jewelry;
         $600               $3.50     $2,499 per shipment.
                                                                         and other valuable articles are prohibited in EMS shipments
         $700               $4.20
                                                                         to Tunisia.
         $800               $4.90      $2,499 (max.)        $16.80
                                                                       Reciprocal Service Name: Rapid Post
Size Limits (217.4)
Items must be large enough to accommodate GXG Air Waybill/             Country Code: TN
   Shipping Invoice (approx. 9″ x 12″)                                 Areas Served: See following page for list of areas served.
Maximum length: 46 inches
Maximum width: 35 inches
Maximum height: 46 inches
Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches
General Conditions for Mailing
See the Global Express Guaranteed Service Guide for
  information about USPS acceptance locations, areas served
  in the destination country, allowable contents, packaging and
  labeling requirements, tracking and tracing, service
  standards, and other conditions for mailing.




906                                                                                          IMM Issue 24, January 2001
                                                        Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                  Contents   Country Index

Individual Country Listings                                                        Tunisia

Global Express Mail (cont’d)
Areas Served Within Tunisia
                    Foreign                    Foreign
                    Postal                     Postal
City                Code    City               Code
Ariana              2080    Marsa (la)         2070
Bardo (le)          2000    Medenine
Beja                        Megrine            2033
Ben Arous           2013    Mergrine Chaker    2024
Ben Arous Sud       2043    Megrine Riadh      2014
Bizerte                     Menzah (El)        1004
Carthage            2016    Monastir
Cebalat B. Ammar    2032    Nabeul
Cebalat du Mornag   2090    Oued Ellil         2021
Cite el Khadra      1003    Ouerdia (El)       1009
Cite Ettadhamen     2041    Omrand (El)        1005
Cite Ettahrir       2042    Rades 2040
Cite Ezzouhour      2052    Salambo            2025
Den Den             2011    Sfax
Erricala            2044    Sidi Bou Said      2026
Essaida             2031    Sidi Daoud         2046
Ezzahra             2034    Sidi Daoud         2046
Ezzahrouni          2051    Sidi Fathallah     2023
Gabes                       Siliana
Gafsa                       Soukra (la)        2036
Goulette (la)       2060    Sousse
Habibia (El)        2012    Tataouine
Hammamet                    Tozeur
Hammam Lif          2050    Tunis RP           1000
Jendouba                    Tunis Bab Menara   1008
Jerba                       Tunis Bab Souika   1006
Kabaria             2053    Tunis Belvedere    1002
Kairouan                    Tunis Carthage     2035
Kalaat el Andleus   2022    Tunis el Hafsia    1059
Kasserine                   Tunis Hached       1049
Kebili                      Tunis Halles       1079
Kef                         Tunis Jabbari      1007
Kram (le)           2015    Tunis Reque        1001
Kram Ouest          2089    Tunis Tri Tri      1060
Mahdia                      Zaghouan
Manouba (la)        2010




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Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                                                    Contents         Country Index

Turkey                                                                                                International Mail Manual


Country Conditions for Mailing                                        I4                                                Turkey
Prohibitions (130)                                                   Airmail
Arms and munitions of war and their accessories.                     Letter-post Rates
Coins; banknotes; currency notes (paper money); traveler’s
   checks; securities payable to bearer; platinum, gold or silver,    Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight        Letter
   manufactured or not; precious stones; jewelry; and other           not over    post    not over     post     not over       post
   valuable articles except in insured parcel post.
However, currency notes are admitted in registered mail.                  1
                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                       (ozs.)

                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                  Rate
                                                                                  $0.80
                                                                                           (ozs.)
                                                                                             12
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                       Rate
                                                                                                       $7.65
                                                                                                                 (ozs.)
                                                                                                                   44
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                               Rate
                                                                                                                             $20.75
Lottery tickets and advertisements relating to lotteries.                 2        1.55      16         9.25       48         22.45
                                                                          3        2.30      20        10.85       52         24.20
Perishable infectious biological substances.
Perishable noninfectious biological substances.                           4ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ    3.05      24   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ 12.45       56  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ   25.95
Silver coins and all foreign coins (except gold coins and ancient
   coins for collections).
                                                                          5
                                                                          6
                                                                          7
                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                   3.80
                                                                                   4.55
                                                                                   5.30
                                                                                             28
                                                                                             32
                                                                                             36
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                       14.05
                                                                                                       15.65
                                                                                                       17.35
                                                                                                                   60
                                                                                                                   64
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              27.70
                                                                                                                              29.45

                                                                          8        6.05      40        19.05
Restrictions                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
Clinical thermometers must be accompanied by an official                            Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
   certificate of inspection.
Stocks, bonds, and coupons, unless addressed to the Central          Airmail
   Bank of the Turkish Republic, require the authorization from      Parcel Post Rates
   the Turkish exchange control authorities.
The following may be imported only by the Monopoly                    Weight     Parcel     Weight     Parcel    Weight       Parcel
   Administration:                                                    not over    Post      not over    Post     not over      Post
   The permission of the Turkish authorities is required for           (lbs.)     Rate       (lbs.)     Rate      (lbs.)       Rate
        the importation of pharmaceutical specialties, except             1      $16.00        25       $86.50      49       $158.50
        small quantities for medical or veterinary use or                 2        18.50       26        89.50      50        161.50
        samples by physicians.                                            3        21.50       27        92.50      51        164.50
The value of gift shipments must not exceed 500 DM.                       4        24.00       28        95.50      52        167.50
   Tobacco and its products; cigarette paper and apparatus                5        26.50       29        98.50      53        170.50
        for making cigarettes; tobacco seed; tea; and playing             6        29.50       30       101.50      54        173.50
        cards other than children’s games.                                7        32.50       31       104.50      55        176.50
Turkish money, as well as checks and drafts expressed in                  8        35.50       32       107.50      56        179.50
                                                                          9        38.50       33       110.50      57        182.50
   Turkish money, require authorization from the ministry of
                                                                         10        41.50       34       113.50      58        185.50
   Finance. If imported without advance permission, such
                                                                         11        44.50       35       116.50      59        188.50
   remittances are liable to confiscation.
                                                                         12        47.50       36       119.50      60        191.50
Used bedding, linens, clothing, carpets, empty sacks, etc., must         13        50.50       37       122.50      61        194.50
   be accompanied by a certificate of disinfection.                      14        53.50       38       125.50      62        197.50
                                                                         15        56.50       39       128.50      63        200.50
Observations                                                             16        59.50       40       131.50      64        203.50
1. The value and net weight of each kind of article or goods             17        62.50       41       134.50      65        206.50
    must be shown on the customs declarations, also the country          18        65.50       42       137.50      66        209.50
    of origin of the merchandise.                                        19        68.50       43       140.50      67        212.50
2. Each commercial shipment for Turkey must have enclosed a              20        71.50       44       143.50      68        215.50
    combined certificate of origin and consular invoice, which           21        74.50       45       146.50      69        218.50
    must be certified by a chamber of commerce or other trade            22        77.50       46       149.50      70        221.50
    organization or by a notary public, and be legalized by a            23        80.50       47       152.50
    Turkish consul.                                                      24        83.50       48       155.50
3. Each commercial shipment of printed matter, such as books,                              Weight Limit: 70 lbs.
    newspapers, or magazines, must likewise be accompanied
    by an invoice and, except in the case of daily newspapers, by    Airmail
    a certificate of origin also.                                    Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)
4. Import license must be obtained for many types of
    merchandise, and others are subject to import quotas.             Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                               $38.50
                                                                      Each additional pound or fraction of a pound            3.50
Customs Forms Required (123)
Letter-post: PS Form 2976 or 2976-A (see 123.61)                                        Weight Limit: 66 pounds
Parcel Post: PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)

Size Limits                                                          Global Priority Mail (230)                       NOT Available
Letter-post: See 243.2
Parcel Post: Maximum length: 42 inches
             Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches

Postal/Post Cards (250)                                     $0.70

Aerogrammes (250)               $0.70 Enclosures NOT permitted




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                                                    Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                                                     Contents        Country Index

Individual Country Listings                                                                                                    Turkey

Economy Mail                                                      Economy Mail
Letter-post Rates                                                 Publishers’ Periodicals Rates (294)
 Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight        Letter    Weight                 Weight                 Weight
 not over    post    not over     post     not over       post     not over               not over               not over
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)      Rate      (ozs.)        Rate      (ozs.)      Rate       (ozs.)      Rate       (ozs.)       Rate
    16
    20
    24
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
             $4.95
              5.70
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              6.50
                        36
                        40
                        44
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  $8.75

                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ9.40
                                  10.05
                                              56
                                              60
                                              64
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                        $12.00
                                                         12.65
                                                         13.30
                                                                       1
                                                                       2
                                                                       3
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                $0.44
                                                                                 0.55
                                                                                 0.71
                                                                                             12
                                                                                             14
                                                                                             16
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                       $1.71
                                                                                                        1.93
                                                                                                        2.15
                                                                                                                    26
                                                                                                                    28
                                                                                                                    30
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                               $3.19
                                                                                                                                3.39
                                                                                                                                3.60
    28        7.30      48        10.70                                4         0.83        18         2.36        32          3.81
    32      ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              8.10

            ÁÁÁ
                        52      ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  11.35
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
                                ÁÁÁ              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                       6
                                                                       8
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                 1.05
                                                                                 1.27
                                                                                             20
                                                                                             22
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                        2.56
                                                                                                        2.77
                                                                                                                    48
                                                                                                                    64
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                5.13
                                                                                                                                6.45
                                                                      10         1.50        24         2.98
Economy Mail
Parcel Post Rates
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ                     ÁÁÁÁ                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                  $0.25 per pound discount for volume made up to country and tendered
                                                                  at the New Jersey International and Bulk Mail Center
                                                                                  Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
 Weight     Parcel     Weight     Parcel    Weight       Parcel
 not over    Post      not over    Post     not over      Post
  (lbs.)     Rate       (lbs.)     Rate      (lbs.)       Rate    Special Services
     5      $21.75        27      $54.75       49        $82.25
     6       23.50        28       56.00       50         83.50   Certificate of Mailing                            See 313 for fees
     7       25.00        29       57.25       51         84.75
     8       26.75        30       58.50       52         86.00   COD and Certified                        NOT for International Mail
     9       29.00        31       59.75       53         87.25
    10       32.00        32       61.00       54         88.50
    11       33.40        33       62.25       55         89.75
                                                                  Insurance (320)
    12       34.80        34       63.50       56         91.00   Available for Parcel Post only (see 324.2 for required markings)
    13       36.20        35       64.75       57         92.25     Insured Amount          Fee        Insured Amount          Fee
    14       37.60        36       66.00       58         93.50         not over                           not over
    15       39.00        37       67.25       59         94.75
                                                                         $50               $1.85           $500               $6.60
    16       40.40        38       68.50       60         96.00          $100              $2.60           $600               $7.60
    17       41.80        39       69.75       61         97.25          $200              $3.60           $700               $8.60
    18       43.20        40       71.00       62         98.50          $300              $4.60           $800               $9.60
    19       44.60        41       72.25       63         99.75          $400              $5.60           $880 max.         $10.60
    20       46.00        42       73.50       64        101.00
    21       47.25        43       74.75       65        102.25
    22       48.50        44       76.00       66        103.50   International Business Reply Service (373)
    23       49.75        45       77.25       67        104.75   Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.20; Cards $0.80
    24       51.00        46       78.50       68        106.00
    25       52.25        47       79.75       69        107.25   International Money Orders (371)
    26       53.50        48       81.00       70        108.50   NOT Available
                      Weight Limit: 70 lbs.
                                                                  International Reply Coupons (372)                         Fee: $1.75
Economy Mail
Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)                       Recorded Delivery (360)                                 NOT Available

 Regular                                                          Registered Mail (330)                                     Fee: $7.25
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                               $16.50     Maximum Indemnity: $40.45
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound            1.50     Available for letter-post mail, including post/postal
 Books & Sheet Music, Publisher’s Periodicals                     cards, aerogrammes, and matter for the blind.
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                               $11.00     Not applicable to M-Bags.
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound            1.00
                                                                  Restricted Delivery (350)                                 Fee: $3.20
                     Weight Limit: 66 pounds                      Available for Registered Mail with Return Receipt.
                                                                  Endorsements:         A remettre en main propre.
Economy Mail                                                                            Alicinin kendisine verilecek.
Books and Sheet Music Rates (295)
 Weight               Weight               Weight
                                                                  Return Receipt (340)                                      Fee: $1.50
 not over            not over              not over               Available for Registered Mail and Insured Parcels.
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)     Rate       (ozs.)       Rate
    16
    20
            ÁÁÁ
             $2.80
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              3.35
                        36
                        40
                                ÁÁÁ
                                 $5.45
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  5.90
                                              56
                                              60
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ    $7.60
                                                          8.05
    24        3.90      44        6.35        64          8.40
    28
    32
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              4.45
              5.00
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
                        48
                        52
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  6.70
                                  7.15
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)

Matter for the Blind (270)
Free when sent as Economy Mail. Weight limit: 15 lbs.




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Turkey                                                                                                  International Mail Manual

Global Express Guaranteed (GXG) (210)                                  Global Express Mail (EMS) (220)
 Weight                    Non        Weight                 Non        Weight                Weight               Weight
 not over       Document Document     not over    Document Document     not over             not over              not over
  (lbs.)         Service  Service      (lbs.)      Service  Service      (lbs.)     Rate       (lbs.)    Rate       (lbs.)    Rate
   0.5
    1
                 $34.00
                  46.00     $55.00
                                        36
                                        37
                                                  $246.00
                                                   251.00
                                                            $248.00
                                                             253.00
                                                                          0.5
                                                                            1
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                   $22.75
                                                                                    25.25
                                                                                                  6
                                                                                                  7
                                                                                                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                        $45.00
                                                                                                         49.25
                                                                                                                      12
                                                                                                                      13
                                                                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                             $70.50
                                                                                                                              74.75
                                                                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
    2             52.00      58.00      38         256.00    258.00         2       28.25         8      53.50        14      79.00
    3
    4
    5
                  60.00
                  68.00
                  75.00
                             63.00
                             70.00
                             77.00
                                        39
                                        40
                                        41
                                                   261.00
                                                   266.00
                                                   271.00
                                                             263.00
                                                             268.00
                                                             273.00
                                                                            3
                                                                            4
                                                                            5
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                    32.50
                                                                                    36.50
                                                                                    40.75
                                                                                                  9
                                                                                                 10
                                                                                                 11
                                                                                                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                         57.75
                                                                                                         62.00
                                                                                                         66.25
                                                                                                                      15
                                                                                                                      16
                                                                                                                      17
                                                                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              83.25
                                                                                                                              87.50
                                                                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              91.75
    6             82.00      84.00      42         276.00    278.00           For each additional pound or fraction: Add $4.25
    7
    8
                  89.00
                  96.00
                             91.00
                             98.00
                                        43
                                        44
                                                   281.00
                                                   286.00
                                                             283.00
                                                             288.00
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            Weight Limit: 44 lbs.          ÁÁÁÁ
    9            103.00     105.00      45         291.00    293.00    Insurance (221.3)
   10            110.00     112.00      46         296.00    298.00
   11            116.00     118.00      47         301.00    303.00    Available for EMS Merchandise Shipments only
   12            122.00     123.00      48         306.00    308.00     Insured Amount        Fee        Insured Amount          Fee
   13            127.00     129.00      49         311.00    313.00         not over                         not over
   14            132.00     134.00      50         316.00    318.00
   15            137.00     139.00      51         321.00    323.00          $500          No Fee       For insurance coverage above
   16            142.00     144.00      52         326.00    328.00          $600            $1.00      $1000, add $1.00 for each $100 or
   17            147.00     149.00      53         331.00    333.00          $700            $2.00      fraction thereof, up to a maximum
   18            153.00     155.00      54         336.00    338.00          $800            $3.00      of $5000 per shipment.
   19            159.00     161.00      55         341.00    343.00          $900            $4.00
   20            165.00     167.00      56         346.00    348.00          $1000           $5.00            $5000 max.       $45.00
   21            171.00     173.00      57         351.00    353.00
   22            176.00     178.00      58         356.00    358.00                                  Required Customs
   23            181.00     183.00      59         361.00    363.00                                  Form/Endorsement
                                                                       Articles Admitted
   24            186.00     188.00      60         366.00    368.00
   25            191.00     193.00      61         371.00    373.00    Business papers and           No form required. Endorse item
   26            196.00     198.00      62         376.00    378.00    documents.                    clearly next to mailing label as
   27            201.00     203.00      63         381.00    383.00                                  BUSINESS PAPERS.
   28            206.00     208.00      64         386.00    388.00    Merchandise samples           PS Form 2976, Customs - CN 22
   29            211.00     213.00      65         391.00    393.00    without commercial value,     (Old C 1) and Sender’s
   30            216.00     218.00      66         396.00    398.00    computer data, and other      Declaration (green label).
   31            221.00     223.00      67         401.00    403.00    non-dutiable articles.
   32            226.00     228.00      68         406.00    408.00    Merchandise, advertising      PS Form 2976-A, Customs
   33            231.00     233.00      69         411.00    413.00    materials, or any articles    Declaration and Dispatch Note
   34            236.00     238.00      70         416.00    418.00    subject to customs duty.      CP 71, inside a PS Form 2976-E,
   35            241.00     243.00                                                                   Customs Declaration Envelope
                          Weight Limit: 70 lbs.                                                      CP 91.

                                                                       Size Limits (223.2)
Insurance (215.5)
                                                                       Maximum length: 36 inches
  Insurance Amt.             Fee      Insurance Amt.         Fee       Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
         $100             No Fee      For document reconstruction      Return Receipt Service (221.4): NOT Available
         $200               $0.70     insurance or non-document
         $300               $1.40     insurance coverage above $800,   Notes:
         $400               $2.10     add $0.70 per $100 or fraction   1. A commercial invoice should be included with all commercial
         $500               $2.80     thereof, up to a maximum of         shipments.
         $600               $3.50     $2,499 per shipment.             2. Coins; banknotes; currency notes (paper money); securities
         $700               $4.20                                         of any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks; platinum,
         $800               $4.90      $2,499 (max.)        $16.80        gold, and silver (manufactured or not); precious stones;
                                                                          jewelry; and other valuable articles are prohibited in EMS
Size Limits (217.4)                                                       shipments to Turkey.
Items must be large enough to accommodate GXG Air Waybill/
   Shipping Invoice (approx. 9″ x 12″)                                 Reciprocal Service Name: Acele Posta Servisi or APS
Maximum length: 46 inches                                              Country Code: TR
Maximum width: 35 inches
Maximum height: 46 inches                                              Areas Served: All
Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches
General Conditions for Mailing
See the Global Express Guaranteed Service Guide for
  information about USPS acceptance locations, areas served
  in the destination country, allowable contents, packaging and
  labeling requirements, tracking and tracing, service
  standards, and other conditions for mailing.




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                                                        Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
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Individual Country Listings                                                                                          Turkmenistan


Country Conditions for Mailing                                         J4                                      Turkmenistan
Prohibitions (130)                                                   Restrictions
Coins; bank notes; currency notes (paper money); securities of       Hunting weapons require prior authority of the Ministry of the
   any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks; platinum, gold,      Interior.
   and silver (manufactured or not); precious stones; jewelry;       Seeds, plants, root tubers, bulbs and other plant parts, fruits,
   and other valuable articles are prohibited in all classes of        legumes, and fresh vegetables are admitted as authorized by
   mail, including EMS shipments, that are mailed to                   the State Quarantine Inspectorate Agroindustrial Committee.
   Turkmenistan.                                                       Seeds and plants must be accompanied by plant health
Perishable infectious biological substances.                           certificates and import/export permits.
Perishable noninfectious biological substances.                      Medicines and vitamins are admitted as authorized by the
Radioactive materials.                                                 Bureau for Registration of Medicines and Pharmaceuticals.
Firearms and ammunition, explosives, combat weapons.                 Canceled or uncanceled postage stamps are admitted within
Printed materials, plates, negatives, developed films,                 the framework of organized philatelic exchanges.
   photographs, movies, video recordings, magnetic computer          The following articles may be mailed provided the specific
   information storage media, manuscripts, records and other           quantity is observed and the articles are for the personal use
   sound recordings, drawings and other printed materials, and         of the addressee.
   forms of plastic art politically or economically damaging to
   Turkmenistan.                                                                                                         Maximum
Pornographic, vulgar, and erotic materials.                                 Description of             Unit of           Quantity
Soviet and foreign currency, government securities and soviet               Articles                   Measurement       Allowed
   lottery tickets, soviet Vnieshposyltorg and                       1.     Clothing (coats,           piece/pair        3 of each
   Vniesheconombanque checks.                                               overcoats, jackets)
Eurocheck system forms and access cards.                             2.     Fabric                     meter             10
Undeveloped movies and photographic films, photographic
   plates and paper.                                                 3.     Standard electronic        piece             1 of each
Eggs, honey, pollen, wax, honeycomb.                                        radio and video
High frequency radio-electronic devices (transmitters and                   equipment, spare
                                                                            parts, and accessories
   receivers) regardless of strength, high frequency ultrasound
   equipment, and generators for industrial, scientific, and         4.     Cameras, VCRs and          piece             1 of each
   medical use, and location detection devices used to measure              movie cameras,
   transportation speed.                                                    lenses, spare parts
Copying/reproduction equipment (with the exception of                       and accessories
   typewriters).                                                     5.     Electronic music           piece             1 of each
                                                                            equipment and
Observations                                                                electronic musical
                                                                            instruments
1. Letter-post items (ordinary or registered) must not contain              (keyboards,
    any articles other than written personal messages,                      synthesizers, etc.),
    documents, receipts, invoices, statements, and personal                 accessories and spare
    photographs.                                                            parts
2. Postal items containing admitted articles in the quantities       6.     All types of sound         piece             10
    specified are delivered to the addressee upon payment of                recording devices
    customs duty. No duty is collected when the aggregate value             (cassettes, reels, laser
    of the contents does not exceed the equivalent of a retail              disks)
    price of 30 Russian roubles (approximately $18US).               7.     All types of video         piece
3. If prohibited articles are sent in postal items, one of the              recording devices
    following three procedures is followed:                                 (cassettes, reels,
    (a) confiscation of the entire item;                                    disks, etc.)
    (b) confiscation of the prohibited articles, the rest of the
                                                                     8.     Personal computers         set               1
         contents delivered to the addressee;                               and peripheral
    (c) return of the item to the country of origin.                        equipment
4. Return Receipts (Advice of Delivery) are initialed or signed by
    a postal official to indicate delivery. The addressee will not   9.     Personal computer          piece             total of 15
    sign the receipt.                                                       information storage
                                                                            media. Information
5. All customs declaration forms must list the contents in                  storage media with
    English and include an interline translation in French,                 prerecorded
    Russian, or a language used in the country. If additional               information are
    space is necessary to list the contents, a second customs               admissible only with
    form should be used and the original form annotated to that             information from the
    effect.                                                                 sender on the type of
6. Books, newspapers, magazines, and other printed materials                microcomputer and
    are admitted without restriction with the exception of printed          operating system used
                                                                            to record the
    materials that are referred to above under Prohibitions.                information in question
7. Commercial shipments must be accompanied by the
    necessary invoices and permits.                                  10.    Phonograph records         piece/set         15/2

                                                                     Except for articles whose import is expressly prohibited, items
                                                                       not subject to the above limits will be admitted, without
                                                                       restrictions, provided that they are for the personal use of the
                                                                       addressee.




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Customs Forms Required (123)                                   Airmail
Letter-post: PS Form 2976 or 2976-A (see 123.61)               Letter-post Rates
Parcel Post: PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)
                                                                Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight            Letter
                                                                not over    post    not over     post     not over           post
Size Limits                                                      (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)      Rate      (ozs.)            Rate
Letter-post: See 243.2
Parcel Post: Maximum length: 42 inches
             Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
                                                                    1
                                                                    2
                                                                    3
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                            $0.80
                                                                             1.55
                                                                             2.30
                                                                                       12
                                                                                       16
                                                                                       20
                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 $7.65

                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ9.25
                                                                                                 10.85
                                                                                                             44
                                                                                                             48
                                                                                                             52
                                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                           $20.75
                                                                                                                            22.45
                                                                                                                            24.20
                                                                    4        3.05      24        12.45       56             25.95
Postal/Post Cards (250)
Aerogrammes (250)
                                                       $0.70

                            $0.70 Enclosures NOT permitted
                                                                    5
                                                                    6
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             3.80
                                                                             4.55
                                                                                       28
                                                                                       32
                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 14.05
                                                                                                 15.65
                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                             60
                                                                                                             64
                                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                            27.70
                                                                                                                            29.45
                                                                    7        5.30      36        17.35
                                                                    8        6.05      40        19.05
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                              Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
                                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                               Airmail
                                                               Parcel Post Rates
                                                                Weight      Parcel      Weight       Parcel    Weight       Parcel
                                                                not over     Post       not over      Post     not over      Post
                                                                 (lbs.)      Rate        (lbs.)       Rate      (lbs.)       Rate
                                                                    1      $16.50          16        $60.25
                                                                    2       19.00          17         63.25
                                                                    3       21.75          18         66.25
                                                                    4       24.50          19         69.25
                                                                    5       27.25          20         72.25
                                                                    6       30.25          21         75.25
                                                                    7       33.25          22         78.25
                                                                    8       36.25
                                                                    9       39.25
                                                                   10       42.25
                                                                   11       45.25
                                                                   12       48.25
                                                                   13       51.25
                                                                   14       54.25
                                                                   15       57.25
                                                                                      Weight Limit: 22 lbs.

                                                               Airmail
                                                               Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)
                                                                Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                                   $38.50
                                                                Each additional pound or fraction of a pound                3.50
                                                                                     Weight Limit: 66 pounds



                                                               Global Priority Mail (230)                           NOT Available




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Individual Country Listings                                                                                             Turkmenistan

Economy Mail                                                          Economy Mail
Letter-post Rates                                                     Publishers’ Periodicals Rates (294)
 Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight            Letter    Weight                 Weight                 Weight
 not over    post    not over     post     not over           post     not over               not over               not over
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)      Rate      (ozs.)            Rate      (ozs.)      Rate       (ozs.)      Rate       (ozs.)       Rate
    16
    20
    24
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
             $4.95
              5.70
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              6.50
                        36
                        40
                        44
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                  $8.75
                                   9.40
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                  10.05
                                              56
                                              60
                                              64
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                            $12.00
                                                             12.65
                                                             13.30
                                                                           1
                                                                           2
                                                                           3
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                    $0.44
                                                                                     0.55
                                                                                     0.71
                                                                                                 12
                                                                                                 14
                                                                                                 16
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                           $1.71
                                                                                                            1.93
                                                                                                            2.15
                                                                                                                        26
                                                                                                                        28
                                                                                                                        30
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                   $3.19
                                                                                                                                    3.39
                                                                                                                                    3.60
    28        7.30      48        10.70                                    4         0.83        18         2.36        32          3.81
    32      ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              8.10

            ÁÁÁ
                        52         ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                  11.35
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
                                   ÁÁÁ               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                           6
                                                                           8
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                     1.05
                                                                                     1.27
                                                                                                 20
                                                                                                 22
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                            2.56
                                                                                                            2.77
                                                                                                                        48
                                                                                                                        64
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                    5.13
                                                                                                                                    6.45
                                                                          10         1.50        24         2.98
Economy Mail
Parcel Post Rates
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ                     ÁÁÁÁ                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                      $0.25 per pound discount for volume made up to country and tendered
                                                                      at the New Jersey International and Bulk Mail Center
                                                                                      Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
 Weight     Parcel      Weight     Parcel       Weight       Parcel
 not over    Post       not over    Post        not over      Post
  (lbs.)     Rate        (lbs.)     Rate         (lbs.)       Rate    Special Services
     5      $22.00         19      $46.40
     6       24.00         20       48.00                             Certificate of Mailing                            See 313 for fees
     7       26.00         21       49.60
     8       28.00         22       51.20                             COD and Certified                        NOT for International Mail
     9       30.00
    10       32.00
    11       33.60
                                                                      Insurance (320)
    12       35.20                                                    Available for Parcel Post only (see 324.2 for required markings)
    13       36.80                                                      Insured Amount          Fee        Insured Amount          Fee
    14       38.40                                                          not over                           not over
    15       40.00
                                                                             $50               $1.85           $400               $5.60
    16       41.60                                                           $100              $2.60           $500               $6.60
    17       43.20                                                           $200              $3.60           $600               $7.60
    18       44.80                                                           $300              $4.60           $675 max.          $8.60
                      Weight Limit: 22 lbs.
                                                                      International Business Reply Service (373)
Economy Mail                                                          Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.20; Cards $0.80
Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)
 Regular                                                              International Money Orders (371)
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                                   $16.50     NOT Available
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound                1.50
                                                                      International Reply Coupons (372)                         Fee: $1.75
 Books & Sheet Music, Publisher’s Periodicals
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                                   $11.00     Recorded Delivery (360)                                 NOT Available
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound                1.00
                     Weight Limit: 66 pounds
                                                                      Registered Mail (330)                                     Fee: $7.25
                                                                      Maximum Indemnity: $40.45
                                                                      Available for letter-post mail, including post/postal
Economy Mail                                                          cards, aerogrammes, and matter for the blind.
Books and Sheet Music Rates (295)                                     Not applicable to M-Bags.
 Weight               Weight               Weight
 not over            not over              not over                   Restricted Delivery (350)                                 Fee: $3.20
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)     Rate       (ozs.)           Rate     Available for Registered Mail with Return Receipt.
                                                                      Endorsements:         A remettre en main propre.
    16
    20
    24
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
             $2.80
              3.35
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              3.90
                        36
                        40
                        44
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                 $5.45
                                  5.90
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                  6.35
                                              56
                                              60
                                              64
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                             $7.60
                                                              8.05
                                                              8.40    Return Receipt (340)                                      Fee: $1.50
    28        4.45      48        6.70                                Available for Registered Mail and Insured Parcels.
    32      ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              5.00

            ÁÁÁ
                        52         ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                  7.15
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
                                   ÁÁÁ               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
Matter for the Blind (270)
Free when sent as Economy Mail. Weight limit: 15 lbs.




IMM Issue 24, January 2001                                                                                                               913
Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                                                      Contents            Country Index

Turkmenistan                                                                                            International Mail Manual

Global Express Guaranteed (GXG) (210)                                  Global Express Mail (EMS) (220)
 Weight                    Non        Weight                 Non        Weight                Weight               Weight
 not over       Document Document     not over    Document Document     not over             not over              not over
  (lbs.)         Service  Service      (lbs.)      Service  Service      (lbs.)     Rate       (lbs.)    Rate       (lbs.)    Rate
   0.5
    1
                  65.00
                  75.00      82.00
                                        36
                                        37
                                                   418.00
                                                   426.00
                                                             438.00
                                                             446.00
                                                                          0.5
                                                                            1
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                   $23.00
                                                                                    26.00
                                                                                                  6
                                                                                                  7
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                        $41.20
                                                                                                         44.40
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                      12
                                                                                                                      13
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                             $60.40
                                                                                                                              63.60
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
    2             89.00      96.00      38         433.00    453.00         2       29.00         8      47.60        14      66.80
    3
    4
    5
                 101.00
                 112.00
                 124.00
                            109.00
                            120.00
                            134.00
                                        39
                                        40
                                        41
                                                   440.00
                                                   448.00
                                                   455.00
                                                             460.00
                                                             468.00
                                                             475.00
                                                                            3
                                                                            4
                                                                            5
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                    32.00
                                                                                    35.00
                                                                                    38.00
                                                                                                  9
                                                                                                 10
                                                                                                 11
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                         50.80
                                                                                                         54.00
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                         57.20
                                                                                                                      15
                                                                                                                      16
                                                                                                                      17
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              70.00
                                                                                                                              73.20
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              76.40
    6            136.00     146.00      42         463.00    483.00           For each additional pound or fraction: Add $3.20
    7
    8
                 148.00
                 160.00
                            158.00
                            170.00
                                        43
                                        44
                                                   470.00
                                                   478.00
                                                             490.00
                                                             498.00
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            Weight Limit: 44 lbs.           ÁÁÁÁ
    9            172.00     182.00      45         485.00    505.00    Insurance (221.3)
   10            180.00     190.00      46         492.00    507.00
   11            191.00     206.00      47         500.00    515.00    Available for EMS Merchandise Shipments only
   12            203.00     218.00      48         507.00    522.00      Insured Amount         Fee      Insured Amount          Fee
   13            215.00     230.00      49         515.00    530.00          not over                        not over
   14            226.00     241.00      50         528.00    543.00
   15            238.00     253.00      51         543.00    558.00          $500           No Fee      For insurance coverage above
   16            249.00     264.00      52         543.00    558.00          $600             $1.00     $1000, add $1.00 for each $100 or
   17            260.00     275.00      53         559.00    574.00          $700             $2.00     fraction thereof, up to a maximum
   18            271.00     286.00      54         559.00    574.00          $800             $3.00     of $5000 per shipment.
   19            282.00     297.00      55         572.00    587.00          $900             $4.00
   20            293.00     308.00      56         572.00    587.00          $1000            $5.00           $5000 max.       $45.00
   21            302.00     317.00      57         584.00    599.00
   22            311.00     326.00      58         584.00    599.00                            Required Customs
   23            318.00     333.00      59         597.00    612.00                            Form/Endorsement
                                                                       Articles Admitted
   24            325.00     340.00      60         597.00    612.00
   25            333.00     348.00      61         612.00    627.00    Correspondence,         PS Form 2976, Customs - CN 22 (Old
   26            340.00     355.00      62         612.00    627.00    business papers,        C 1) and Sender’s Declaration (green
   27            347.00     362.00      63         627.00    642.00    and documents.          label). Endorse item clearly next to
   28            355.00     370.00      64         627.00    642.00                            mailing label as BUSINESS PAPERS.
   29            362.00     377.00      65         642.00    657.00    Merchandise             PS Form 2976-A, Customs Declaration
   30            373.00     388.00      66         642.00    657.00    samples without         and Dispatch Note CP 72, inside a PS
   31            381.00     396.00      67         657.00    672.00    commercial value        Form 2976-E, Customs Declaration
   32            388.00     403.00      68         657.00    672.00    and not subject to      Envelope CP 91.
   33            396.00     411.00      69         672.00    687.00    customs duty.
   34            403.00     418.00      70         672.00    687.00    Merchandise and all     PS Form 2976-A, Customs Declaration
   35            411.00     431.00                                     articles subject to     and Dispatch Note CP 72, inside a PS
                                                                       customs duty.           Form 2976-E, Customs Declaration
                          Weight Limit: 70 lbs.                                                Envelope CP 91.

Insurance (215.5)                                                      Size Limits (223.2)
  Insurance Amt.             Fee      Insurance Amt.         Fee       Maximum length: 36 inches
                                                                       Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
         $100             No Fee      For document reconstruction
         $200               $0.70     insurance or non-document        Return Receipt Service (221.4): NOT Available
         $300               $1.40     insurance coverage above $800,
         $400               $2.10     add $0.70 per $100 or fraction   Notes:
         $500               $2.80     thereof, up to a maximum of      1. Addressees are required to obtain import licenses/permits to
         $600               $3.50     $2,499 per shipment.                receive most goods.
         $700               $4.20                                      2. Coins; banknotes; currency notes (paper money); securities
         $800               $4.90      $2,499 (max.)        $16.80        of any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks; platinum,
                                                                          gold, and silver (manufactured or not); precious stones;
Size Limits (217.4)                                                       jewelry; and other valuable articles are prohibited in EMS
Items must be large enough to accommodate GXG Air Waybill/                shipments to Turkmenistan.
   Shipping Invoice (approx. 9″ x 12″)
Maximum length: 46 inches
                                                                       Reciprocal Service Name: EMS
Maximum width: 35 inches                                               Country Code: TM
Maximum height: 46 inches
Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches                          Areas Served
                                                                       EMS is available only to the following location:
General Conditions for Mailing                                           744000 Ashkhabad
See the Global Express Guaranteed Service Guide for
  information about USPS acceptance locations, areas served
  in the destination country, allowable contents, packaging and
  labeling requirements, tracking and tracing, service
  standards, and other conditions for mailing.




914                                                                                          IMM Issue 24, January 2001
                                                        Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                                                      Contents         Country Index

Individual Country Listings                                                                             Turks and Caicos Islands


Country Conditions for Mailing                                       E4             Turks and Caicos Islands
Prohibitions (130)                                                  Airmail
Coins; banknotes; currency notes (paper money); traveler’s          Letter-post Rates
  checks; securities payable to bearer; platinum, gold or silver,
  manufactured or not; precious stones; jewelry; and other           Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight            Letter
  valuable articles.                                                 not over    post    not over     post     not over           post
Perishable infectious biological substances.
Perishable noninfectious biological substances.                          1
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                      (ozs.)

                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                 Rate
                                                                                 $0.80
                                                                                          (ozs.)
                                                                                            12
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      Rate
                                                                                                      $7.65
                                                                                                                (ozs.)
                                                                                                                  44
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                  Rate
                                                                                                                                $20.75
                                                                         2        1.55      16         9.25       48             22.45
                                                                         3        2.30      20        10.85       52             24.20
Restrictions
The importation of firearms requires a permit.                           4ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ    3.05      24   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ 12.45       56      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ   25.95


Observations
                                                                         5
                                                                         6
                                                                         7
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                  3.80
                                                                                  4.55
                                                                                  5.30
                                                                                            28
                                                                                            32
                                                                                            36
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      14.05
                                                                                                      15.65
                                                                                                      17.35
                                                                                                                  60
                                                                                                                  64
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                 27.70
                                                                                                                                 29.45
None                                                                     8        6.05      40        19.05

Customs Forms Required (123)
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                   Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
Letter-post: PS Form 2976 or 2976-A (see 123.61)                    Airmail
Parcel Post: PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)
                                                                    Parcel Post Rates
Size Limits                                                          Weight     Parcel     Weight        Parcel     Weight       Parcel
Letter-post: See 243.2                                               not over    Post      not over       Post      not over      Post
Parcel Post: Maximum length: 42 inches                                (lbs.)     Rate       (lbs.)        Rate       (lbs.)       Rate
             Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches                1      $14.00        16         $48.75
                                                                         2       15.50        17          51.25
Postal/Post Cards (250)                                     $0.70        3       17.25        18          53.75
                                                                         4       19.25        19          56.25
Aerogrammes (250)              $0.70 Enclosures NOT permitted            5       21.25        20          58.75
                                                                         6       23.75        21          61.25
                                                                         7       26.25        22          63.75
                                                                         8       28.75
                                                                         9       31.25
                                                                        10       33.75
                                                                        11       36.25
                                                                        12       38.75
                                                                        13       41.25
                                                                        14       43.75
                                                                        15       46.25
                                                                                          Weight Limit: 22 lbs.

                                                                    Airmail
                                                                    Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)
                                                                     Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                                   $38.50
                                                                     Each additional pound or fraction of a pound                3.50
                                                                                        Weight Limit: 66 pounds

                                                                    Global Priority Mail (230)
                                                                     Flat-Rate Envelope                 Variable Weight Option
                                                                                             Weight                  Weight
                                                                      Small     $5.00        Level        Rate       Level       Rate
                                                                      Large     $9.00        0.5 lb.      $ 8.00     2.5 lbs. $21.00
                                                                                             1.0 lb.       12.00     3.0 lbs.  24.00
                                                                                             1.5 lbs.      14.00     3.5 lbs.  28.00
                                                                                             2.0 lbs.      17.00     4.0 lbs.  31.00
                                                                                         Weight Limit: 4 pounds




IMM Issue 24, January 2001                                                                                                              915
Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                                                         Contents        Country Index

Turks and Caicos Islands                                                                                  International Mail Manual

Economy Mail                                                          Economy Mail
Letter-post Rates                                                     Publishers’ Periodicals Rates (294)
 Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight            Letter    Weight                 Weight                 Weight
 not over    post    not over     post     not over           post     not over               not over               not over
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)      Rate      (ozs.)            Rate      (ozs.)      Rate       (ozs.)      Rate       (ozs.)       Rate
    16
    20
    24
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
             $4.95
              5.70
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              6.50
                        36
                        40
                        44
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                  $8.75
                                   9.40
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                  10.05
                                              56
                                              60
                                              64
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                            $12.00
                                                             12.65
                                                             13.30
                                                                           1
                                                                           2
                                                                           3
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                    $0.44
                                                                                     0.55
                                                                                     0.71
                                                                                                 12
                                                                                                 14
                                                                                                 16
                                                                                                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                           $1.71
                                                                                                            1.93
                                                                                                            2.15
                                                                                                                        26
                                                                                                                        28
                                                                                                                        30
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                   $3.19
                                                                                                                                    3.39
                                                                                                                                    3.60
    28        7.30      48        10.70                                    4         0.83        18         2.36        32          3.81
    32      ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              8.10

            ÁÁÁ
                        52         ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                  11.35
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
                                   ÁÁÁ               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                           6
                                                                           8
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                     1.05
                                                                                     1.27
                                                                                                 20
                                                                                                 22
                                                                                                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                            2.56
                                                                                                            2.77
                                                                                                                        48
                                                                                                                        64
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                    5.13
                                                                                                                                    6.45
                                                                          10         1.50        24         2.98
Economy Mail
Parcel Post Rates
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ                   ÁÁÁÁ                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                      $0.25 per pound discount for volume made up to country and tendered
                                                                      at the New Jersey International and Bulk Mail Center
                                                                                      Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
 Weight     Parcel      Weight     Parcel       Weight       Parcel
 not over    Post       not over    Post        not over      Post
  (lbs.)     Rate        (lbs.)     Rate         (lbs.)       Rate    Special Services
     5      $20.25         19      $43.75
     6       22.00         20       45.40                             Certificate of Mailing                            See 313 for fees
     7       23.75         21       46.85
     8       25.50         22       48.30                             COD and Certified                        NOT for International Mail
     9       27.25
    10       28.90
    11       30.55
                                                                      Insurance (320)                                         NOT Available
    12       32.20
    13       33.85                                                    International Business Reply Service (373)
    14       35.50                                                    Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.20; Cards $0.80
    15       37.15
    16       38.80                                                    International Money Orders (371)
    17       40.45                                                    NOT Available
    18       42.10
                      Weight Limit: 22 lbs.                           International Reply Coupons (372)                         Fee: $1.75

Economy Mail                                                          Recorded Delivery (360)                                 NOT Available
Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)
                                                                      Registered Mail (330)                                     Fee: $7.25
 Regular                                                              Maximum Indemnity: $40.45
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                                   $16.50     Available for letter-post mail, including post/postal
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound                1.50     cards, aerogrammes, and matter for the blind.
 Books & Sheet Music, Publisher’s Periodicals                         Not applicable to M-Bags.
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                                   $11.00
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound                1.00     Restricted Delivery (350)                                 Fee: $3.20
                                                                      Available for Registered Mail with Return Receipt.
                     Weight Limit: 66 pounds
                                                                      Endorsements:         Deliver to addressee in person.

Economy Mail                                                          Return Receipt (340)                                      Fee: $1.50
Books and Sheet Music Rates (295)                                     Available for Registered Mail.
 Weight               Weight               Weight
 not over            not over              not over
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)     Rate       (ozs.)           Rate
    16
    20
    24
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
             $2.80
              3.35
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              3.90
                        36
                        40
                        44
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                 $5.45
                                  5.90
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                  6.35
                                              56
                                              60
                                              64
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                             $7.60
                                                              8.05
                                                              8.40
    28        4.45      48        6.70
    32      ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              5.00

            ÁÁÁ
                        52         ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                  7.15
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
                                   ÁÁÁ               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
Matter for the Blind (270)
Free when sent as Economy Mail. Weight limit: 15 lbs.




916                                                                                        IMM Issue 24, January 2001
                                                      Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                                             Contents    Country Index

Individual Country Listings                                                                   Turks and Caicos Islands

Global Express Guaranteed (GXG) (210)                                  Global Express Mail (EMS) (220)
 Weight                    Non        Weight                 Non       Not Available
 not over       Document Document     not over    Document Document
  (lbs.)         Service  Service      (lbs.)      Service  Service
   0.5           $32.00                 36        $179.00   $189.00
    1             39.00     $44.00      37         182.00    192.00
    2             46.00      51.00      38         186.00    196.00
    3             53.00      58.00      39         189.00    199.00
    4             60.00      65.00      40         192.00    202.00
    5             67.00      72.00      41         196.00    206.00
    6             72.00      77.00      42         199.00    209.00
    7             76.00      81.00      43         203.00    213.00
    8             80.00      86.00      44         206.00    216.00
    9             85.00      91.00      45         210.00    220.00
   10             89.00      95.00      46         213.00    223.00
   11             92.00     100.00      47         216.00    226.00
   12             96.00     104.00      48         220.00    230.00
   13             99.00     107.00      49         223.00    233.00
   14            103.00     111.00      50         229.00    239.00
   15            106.00     114.00      51         232.00    242.00
   16            109.00     117.00      52         236.00    246.00
   17            113.00     121.00      53         239.00    249.00
   18            116.00     124.00      54         243.00    253.00
   19            120.00     128.00      55         246.00    256.00
   20            123.00     131.00      56         250.00    260.00
   21            126.00     134.00      57         253.00    263.00
   22            130.00     138.00      58         256.00    266.00
   23            133.00     141.00      59         260.00    270.00
   24            137.00     145.00      60         263.00    273.00
   25            140.00     148.00      61         267.00    277.00
   26            143.00     153.00      62         270.00    280.00
   27            147.00     157.00      63         274.00    284.00
   28            150.00     160.00      64         277.00    287.00
   29            153.00     163.00      65         281.00    291.00
   30            158.00     168.00      66         284.00    294.00
   31            162.00     172.00      67         287.00    297.00
   32            165.00     175.00      68         291.00    301.00
   33            169.00     179.00      69         294.00    304.00
   34            172.00     182.00      70         298.00    308.00
   35            175.00     185.00
                          Weight Limit: 70 lbs.

Insurance (215.5)
  Insurance Amt.             Fee      Insurance Amt.         Fee
         $100             No Fee      For document reconstruction
         $200               $0.70     insurance or non-document
         $300               $1.40     insurance coverage above $800,
         $400               $2.10     add $0.70 per $100 or fraction
         $500               $2.80     thereof, up to a maximum of
         $600               $3.50     $2,499 per shipment.
         $700               $4.20
         $800               $4.90      $2,499 (max.)        $16.80

Size Limits (217.4)
Items must be large enough to accommodate GXG Air Waybill/
   Shipping Invoice (approx. 9″ x 12″)
Maximum length: 46 inches
Maximum width: 35 inches
Maximum height: 46 inches
Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches
General Conditions for Mailing
See the Global Express Guaranteed Service Guide for
  information about USPS acceptance locations, areas served
  in the destination country, allowable contents, packaging and
  labeling requirements, tracking and tracing, service
  standards, and other conditions for mailing.




IMM Issue 24, January 2001                                                                                         917
Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                                              Contents         Country Index

Tuvalu                                                                                          International Mail Manual


Country Conditions for Mailing                                  A6                                                Tuvalu
Prohibitions (130)                                             Airmail
Radioactive materials.                                         Letter-post Rates
Restrictions                                                    Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight       Letter
                                                                not over    post    not over     post     not over      post
No list furnished.

Observations                                                        1
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                 (ozs.)

                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                            Rate
                                                                            $0.80
                                                                                     (ozs.)
                                                                                       12
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 Rate
                                                                                                 $7.65
                                                                                                           (ozs.)
                                                                                                             44
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                        Rate
                                                                                                                      $20.75
                                                                    2        1.55      16         9.25       48        22.45
None
                                                                    3        2.30      20        10.85       52        24.20

Customs Forms Required (123)
                                                                    4ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ    3.05      24   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ 12.45       56  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ  25.95

Letter-post: PS Form 2976 or 2976-A (see 123.61)
Parcel Post: PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)
                                                                    5
                                                                    6
                                                                    7
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             3.80
                                                                             4.55
                                                                             5.30
                                                                                       28
                                                                                       32
                                                                                       36
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 14.05
                                                                                                 15.65
                                                                                                 17.35
                                                                                                             60
                                                                                                             64
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       27.70
                                                                                                                       29.45

                                                                    8        6.05      40        19.05
Size Limits
Letter-post: See 243.2
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                              Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
Parcel Post: Maximum length: 42 inches                         Airmail
             Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches      Parcel Post Rates
Postal/Post Cards (250)                                $0.70    Weight     Parcel    Weight     Parcel    Weight       Parcel
                                                                not over    Post     not over    Post     not over      Post
Aerogrammes (250)           $0.70 Enclosures NOT permitted       (lbs.)     Rate      (lbs.)      Rate     (lbs.)       Rate
                                                                    1      $12.50       25     $106.75       49       $200.35
                                                                    2       16.00       26       110.65      50        204.25
                                                                    3       20.00       27       114.55      51        208.15
                                                                    4       24.25       28       118.45      52        212.05
                                                                    5       28.75       29      122.35       53        215.95
                                                                    6       32.65       30      126.25       54        219.85
                                                                    7       36.55       31      130.15       55        223.75
                                                                    8       40.45       32      134.05
                                                                    9       44.35       33      137.95
                                                                   10       48.25       34      141.85
                                                                   11       52.15       35      145.75
                                                                   12       56.05       36      149.65
                                                                   13       59.95       37      153.55
                                                                   14       63.85       38      157.45
                                                                   15       67.75       39      161.35
                                                                   16       71.65       40      165.25
                                                                   17       75.55       41      169.15
                                                                   18       79.45       42      173.05
                                                                   19       83.35       43      176.95
                                                                   20       87.25       44      180.85
                                                                   21       91.15       45      184.75
                                                                   22       95.05       46      188.65
                                                                   23       98.95       47      192.55
                                                                   24      102.85       48      196.45
                                                                                    Weight Limit: 55 lbs.

                                                               Airmail
                                                               Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)
                                                                Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                              $38.50
                                                                Each additional pound or fraction of a pound           3.50
                                                                                  Weight Limit: 66 pounds



                                                               Global Priority Mail (230)                       NOT Available




918                                                                                IMM Issue 24, January 2001
                                              Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                                                     Contents          Country Index

Individual Country Listings                                                                                                     Tuvalu

Economy Mail                                                      Economy Mail
Letter-post Rates                                                 Publishers’ Periodicals Rates (294)
 Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight        Letter    Weight                 Weight                   Weight
 not over    post    not over     post     not over       post     not over               not over                 not over
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)      Rate      (ozs.)        Rate      (ozs.)      Rate       (ozs.)       Rate        (ozs.)      Rate
    16
    20
    24
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
             $4.95
              5.70
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              6.50
                        36
                        40
                        44
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  $8.75

                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ9.40
                                  10.05
                                              56
                                              60
                                              64
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                        $12.00
                                                         12.65
                                                         13.30
                                                                       1
                                                                       2
                                                                       3
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                $0.44
                                                                                 0.55
                                                                                 0.71
                                                                                             12
                                                                                             14
                                                                                             16
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                        $1.71
                                                                                                         1.93
                                                                                                         2.15
                                                                                                                      26
                                                                                                                      28
                                                                                                                      30
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                $3.19
                                                                                                                                 3.39
                                                                                                                                 3.60
    28        7.30      48        10.70                                4         0.83        18          2.36         32         3.81
    32      ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              8.10

            ÁÁÁ
                        52      ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  11.35
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
                                ÁÁÁ              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                       6
                                                                       8
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                 1.05
                                                                                 1.27
                                                                                             20
                                                                                             22
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                         2.56
                                                                                                         2.77
                                                                                                                      48
                                                                                                                      64
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                 5.13
                                                                                                                                 6.45
                                                                      10         1.50        24          2.98
Economy Mail
Parcel Post Rates
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ                     ÁÁÁÁ                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                  $0.25 per pound discount for volume made up to country and tendered
                                                                  at the New Jersey International and Bulk Mail Center
                                                                                  Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
 Weight     Parcel     Weight     Parcel    Weight       Parcel
 not over    Post      not over    Post     not over      Post
  (lbs.)     Rate       (lbs.)     Rate      (lbs.)       Rate    Special Services
     5      $21.50        27      $50.20       49        $78.80
     6       22.80        28       51.50       50         80.10   Certificate of Mailing                               See 313 for fees
     7       24.10        29       52.80       51         81.40
     8       25.40        30       54.10       52         82.70   COD and Certified                         NOT for International Mail
     9       26.70        31       55.40       53         84.00
    10       28.10        32       56.70       54         85.30
    11       29.40        33       58.00       55         86.60
                                                                  Insurance (320)
    12       30.70        34       59.30                          Available for Parcel Post only (see 324.2 for required markings)
    13       32.00        35       60.60                            Insured Amount          Fee        Insured Amount           Fee
    14       33.30        36       61.90                                not over                           not over
    15       34.60        37       63.20
                                                                         $50               $1.85            $800                $9.60
    16       35.90        38       64.50                                 $100              $2.60            $900               $10.60
    17       37.20        39       65.80                                 $200              $3.60            $1000              $11.60
    18       38.50        40       67.10                                 $300              $4.60
    19       39.80        41       68.40                                 $400              $5.60      Add $1.00 for each add’l $100 or
    20       41.10        42       69.70                                 $500              $6.60      fraction of insurance coverage.
    21       42.40        43       71.00                                 $600              $7.60
    22       43.70        44       72.30                                 $700              $8.60            $4715 max.         $49.60
    23       45.00        45       73.60
    24       46.30        46       74.90                          Note: Air parcels $675 max.; surface parcels $4715 max.
    25       47.60        47       76.20
    26       48.90        48       77.50                          International Business Reply Service (373)
                      Weight Limit: 55 lbs.                       Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.20; Cards $0.80

Economy Mail                                                      International Money Orders (371)
Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)                       NOT Available
 Regular                                                          International Reply Coupons (372)                           Fee: $1.75
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                               $16.50
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound            1.50     Recorded Delivery (360)                                     Fee: $1.90
 Books & Sheet Music, Publisher’s Periodicals                     Available for letter-post mail, post/postal cards,
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                               $11.00     aerogrammes, matter for the blind, and M-bags.
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound            1.00
                                                                  Registered Mail (330)                                       Fee: $7.25
                     Weight Limit: 66 pounds                      Maximum Indemnity: $40.45
                                                                  Available for letter-post mail, including post/postal
Economy Mail                                                      cards, aerogrammes, and matter for the blind.
Books and Sheet Music Rates (295)                                 Not applicable to M-Bags.
 Weight               Weight               Weight
 not over            not over              not over               Restricted Delivery (350)                                   Fee: $3.20
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)     Rate       (ozs.)       Rate     Available for Registered and Recorded Delivery
    16
    20
            ÁÁÁ
             $2.80
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              3.35
                        36
                        40
                                ÁÁÁ
                                 $5.45
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  5.90
                                              56
                                              60
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ    $7.60
                                                          8.05
                                                                  Mail with a Return Receipt.
                                                                  Endorsements:         A remettre en main propre.
    24        3.90      44        6.35        64          8.40
    28
    32
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              4.45
              5.00
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
                        48
                        52
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  6.70
                                  7.15
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                  Return Receipt (340)
                                                                  Available for Registered and Recorded Delivery Mail
                                                                                                                              Fee: $1.50

               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)                   and Insured Parcels.

Matter for the Blind (270)
Free when sent as Economy Mail. Weight limit: 15 lbs.




IMM Issue 24, January 2001                                                                                                            919
Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                                             Contents     Country Index

Tuvalu                                                                                        International Mail Manual

Global Express Guaranteed (GXG) (210)                                  Global Express Mail (EMS) (220)
 Weight                    Non        Weight                 Non       Not Available
 not over       Document Document     not over    Document Document
  (lbs.)         Service  Service      (lbs.)      Service  Service
   0.5            65.00                 36         418.00    438.00
    1             75.00      82.00      37         426.00    446.00
    2             89.00      96.00      38         433.00    453.00
    3            101.00     109.00      39         440.00    460.00
    4            112.00     120.00      40         448.00    468.00
    5            124.00     134.00      41         455.00    475.00
    6            136.00     146.00      42         463.00    483.00
    7            148.00     158.00      43         470.00    490.00
    8            160.00     170.00      44         478.00    498.00
    9            172.00     182.00      45         485.00    505.00
   10            180.00     190.00      46         492.00    507.00
   11            191.00     206.00      47         500.00    515.00
   12            203.00     218.00      48         507.00    522.00
   13            215.00     230.00      49         515.00    530.00
   14            226.00     241.00      50         528.00    543.00
   15            238.00     253.00      51         543.00    558.00
   16            249.00     264.00      52         543.00    558.00
   17            260.00     275.00      53         559.00    574.00
   18            271.00     286.00      54         559.00    574.00
   19            282.00     297.00      55         572.00    587.00
   20            293.00     308.00      56         572.00    587.00
   21            302.00     317.00      57         584.00    599.00
   22            311.00     326.00      58         584.00    599.00
   23            318.00     333.00      59         597.00    612.00
   24            325.00     340.00      60         597.00    612.00
   25            333.00     348.00      61         612.00    627.00
   26            340.00     355.00      62         612.00    627.00
   27            347.00     362.00      63         627.00    642.00
   28            355.00     370.00      64         627.00    642.00
   29            362.00     377.00      65         642.00    657.00
   30            373.00     388.00      66         642.00    657.00
   31            381.00     396.00      67         657.00    672.00
   32            388.00     403.00      68         657.00    672.00
   33            396.00     411.00      69         672.00    687.00
   34            403.00     418.00      70         672.00    687.00
   35            411.00     431.00
                          Weight Limit: 70 lbs.

Insurance (215.5)
  Insurance Amt.             Fee      Insurance Amt.         Fee
         $100             No Fee      For document reconstruction
         $200               $0.70     insurance or non-document
         $300               $1.40     insurance coverage above $800,
         $400               $2.10     add $0.70 per $100 or fraction
         $500               $2.80     thereof, up to a maximum of
         $600               $3.50     $2,499 per shipment.
         $700               $4.20
         $800               $4.90      $2,499 (max.)        $16.80

Size Limits (217.4)
Items must be large enough to accommodate GXG Air Waybill/
   Shipping Invoice (approx. 9″ x 12″)
Maximum length: 46 inches
Maximum width: 35 inches
Maximum height: 46 inches
Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches
General Conditions for Mailing
See the Global Express Guaranteed Service Guide for
  information about USPS acceptance locations, areas served
  in the destination country, allowable contents, packaging and
  labeling requirements, tracking and tracing, service
  standards, and other conditions for mailing.




920                                                                                          IMM Issue 24, January 2001
                                                        Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                                                   Contents         Country Index

Individual Country Listings                                                                                                 Uganda


Country Conditions for Mailing                                       I5                                              Uganda
Prohibitions (130)                                                  Airmail
Firearms and ammunition except under permit.                        Letter-post Rates
Japanese shaving brushes.
Lottery tickets and advertisements concerning lotteries.             Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight        Letter
Radioactive materials.                                               not over    post    not over     post     not over       post
Switchblade knives.
                                                                         1
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                      (ozs.)

                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                 Rate
                                                                                 $0.80
                                                                                          (ozs.)
                                                                                            12
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      Rate
                                                                                                      $7.65
                                                                                                                (ozs.)
                                                                                                                  44
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              Rate
                                                                                                                            $20.75
Restrictions                                                             2        1.55      16         9.25       48         22.45
                                                                         3        2.30      20        10.85       52         24.20
Coins; banknotes; currency notes (paper money); securities
  payable to bearer; traveler checks; platinum, gold or silver,          4ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ    3.05      24   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ 12.45       56  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ   25.95
  manufactured or not; precious stones, jewelry; and other
  valuable articles, may only be sent in registered letter-post
                                                                         5
                                                                         6
                                                                         7
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                  3.80
                                                                                  4.55
                                                                                  5.30
                                                                                            28
                                                                                            32
                                                                                            36
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      14.05
                                                                                                      15.65
                                                                                                      17.35
                                                                                                                  60
                                                                                                                  64
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                             27.70
                                                                                                                             29.45
  shipments.
                                                                         8        6.05      40        19.05
Used clothing, bedding, and similar articles for sale must be
  accompanied by a certificate of disinfection.
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                   Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
Observations                                                        Airmail
1. Many types of merchandise require authorization to import,       Parcel Post Rates
   which the addressee must obtain from the Ministry of
                                                                     Weight     Parcel     Weight     Parcel    Weight       Parcel
   Commerce and Industry at Kampala.
                                                                     not over    Post      not over    Post     not over      Post
2. Mailers should be assured that the addressees have such            (lbs.)     Rate       (lbs.)     Rate      (lbs.)       Rate
   permits or can obtain them if needed.
                                                                         1      $16.00        16      $59.50       31       $104.50
                                                                         2       18.50        17       62.50       32        107.50
Customs Forms Required (123)                                             3       21.50        18       65.50       33        110.50
Letter-post: PS Form 2976 or 2976-A (see 123.61)                         4       24.00        19       68.50       34        113.50
Parcel Post: PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)                     5       26.50        20       71.50       35        116.50
                                                                         6       29.50        21       74.50       36        119.50
Size Limits                                                              7       32.50        22       77.50       37        122.50
Letter-post: See 243.2                                                   8       35.50        23       80.50       38        125.50
Parcel Post: Maximum length: 42 inches                                   9       38.50        24       83.50       39        128.50
                                                                        10       41.50        25       86.50       40        131.50
             Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
                                                                        11       44.50        26       89.50       41        134.50
                                                                        12       47.50        27       92.50       42        137.50
Postal/Post Cards (250)                                     $0.70       13       50.50        28       95.50       43        140.50
                                                                        14       53.50        29       98.50       44        143.50
Aerogrammes (250)              $0.70 Enclosures NOT permitted           15       56.50        30      101.50
                                                                                          Weight Limit: 44 lbs.

                                                                    Airmail
                                                                    Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)
                                                                     Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                               $38.50
                                                                     Each additional pound or fraction of a pound            3.50
                                                                                         Weight Limit: 66 pounds



                                                                    Global Priority Mail (230)                       NOT Available




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                                                                                                     Contents          Country Index

Uganda                                                                                                International Mail Manual

Economy Mail                                                      Economy Mail
Letter-post Rates                                                 Publishers’ Periodicals Rates (294)
 Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight        Letter    Weight                 Weight                 Weight
 not over    post    not over     post     not over       post     not over               not over               not over
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)      Rate      (ozs.)        Rate      (ozs.)      Rate       (ozs.)      Rate       (ozs.)       Rate
    16
    20
    24
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
             $4.95
              5.70
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              6.50
                        36
                        40
                        44
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  $8.75

                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ9.40
                                  10.05
                                              56
                                              60
                                              64
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                        $12.00
                                                         12.65
                                                         13.30
                                                                       1
                                                                       2
                                                                       3
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                $0.44
                                                                                 0.55
                                                                                 0.71
                                                                                             12
                                                                                             14
                                                                                             16
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                       $1.71
                                                                                                        1.93
                                                                                                        2.15
                                                                                                                    26
                                                                                                                    28
                                                                                                                    30
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                               $3.19
                                                                                                                                3.39
                                                                                                                                3.60
    28        7.30      48        10.70                                4         0.83        18         2.36        32          3.81
    32      ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              8.10

            ÁÁÁ
                        52      ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  11.35
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
                                ÁÁÁ              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                       6
                                                                       8
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                 1.05
                                                                                 1.27
                                                                                             20
                                                                                             22
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                        2.56
                                                                                                        2.77
                                                                                                                    48
                                                                                                                    64
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                5.13
                                                                                                                                6.45
                                                                      10         1.50        24         2.98
Economy Mail
Parcel Post Rates
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ                   ÁÁÁÁ                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                  $0.25 per pound discount for volume made up to country and tendered
                                                                  at the New Jersey International and Bulk Mail Center
                                                                                  Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
 Weight     Parcel     Weight     Parcel    Weight       Parcel
 not over    Post      not over    Post     not over      Post
  (lbs.)     Rate       (lbs.)     Rate      (lbs.)       Rate    Special Services
     5      $26.25        19      $56.20       33        $82.50
     6       28.75        20       58.25       34         84.25   Certificate of Mailing                            See 313 for fees
     7       31.00        21       60.15       35         86.00
     8       33.25        22       62.05       36         87.75   COD and Certified                        NOT for International Mail
     9       35.50        23       63.95       37         89.50
    10       37.75        24       65.85       38         91.25
    11       39.80        25       67.75       39         93.00
                                                                  Insurance (320)                                         NOT Available
    12       41.85        26       69.65       40         94.75
    13       43.90        27       71.55       41         96.50   International Business Reply Service (373)
    14       45.95        28       73.45       42         98.25   Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.20; Cards $0.80
    15       48.00        29       75.35       43        100.00
    16       50.05        30       77.25       44        101.75   International Money Orders (371)
    17       52.10        31       79.00                          NOT Available
    18       54.15        32       80.75
                      Weight Limit: 44 lbs.                       International Reply Coupons (372)                         Fee: $1.75

Economy Mail                                                      Recorded Delivery (360)                                   Fee: $1.90
Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)                       Available for letter-post mail, post/postal cards,
                                                                  aerogrammes, matter for the blind, and M-bags.
 Regular
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                               $16.50     Registered Mail (330)                                     Fee: $7.25
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound            1.50     Maximum Indemnity: $40.45
 Books & Sheet Music, Publisher’s Periodicals                     Available for letter-post mail, including post/postal
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                               $11.00     cards, aerogrammes, and matter for the blind.
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound            1.00     Not applicable to M-Bags.
                     Weight Limit: 66 pounds
                                                                  Restricted Delivery (350)                               NOT Available

Economy Mail                                                      Return Receipt (340)                                Fee: $1.50
Books and Sheet Music Rates (295)                                 Available for Registered and Recorded Delivery Mail.
 Weight               Weight               Weight
 not over            not over              not over
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)     Rate       (ozs.)       Rate
    16
    20
    24
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
             $2.80
              3.35
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              3.90
                        36
                        40
                        44
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                 $5.45
                                  5.90
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  6.35
                                              56
                                              60
                                              64
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                         $7.60
                                                          8.05
                                                          8.40
    28        4.45      48        6.70
    32      ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              5.00

            ÁÁÁ
                        52      ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  7.15
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
                                ÁÁÁ              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
Matter for the Blind (270)
Free when sent as Economy Mail. Weight limit: 15 lbs.




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                                                                                                      Contents           Country Index

Individual Country Listings                                                                                                     Uganda

Global Express Guaranteed (GXG) (210)                                  Global Express Mail (EMS) (220)
 Weight                    Non        Weight                 Non        Weight                Weight               Weight
 not over       Document Document     not over    Document Document     not over             not over              not over
  (lbs.)         Service  Service      (lbs.)      Service  Service      (lbs.)     Rate       (lbs.)    Rate       (lbs.)    Rate
   0.5
    1
                  65.00
                  75.00      82.00
                                        36
                                        37
                                                   418.00
                                                   426.00
                                                             438.00
                                                             446.00
                                                                          0.5
                                                                            1
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                   $22.75
                                                                                    25.25
                                                                                                  6
                                                                                                  7
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                        $45.00

                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ49.25
                                                                                                                      12
                                                                                                                      13
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                             $70.50
                                                                                                                              74.75
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
    2             89.00      96.00      38         433.00    453.00         2       28.25         8      53.50        14      79.00
    3
    4
    5
                 101.00
                 112.00
                 124.00
                            109.00
                            120.00
                            134.00
                                        39
                                        40
                                        41
                                                   440.00
                                                   448.00
                                                   455.00
                                                             460.00
                                                             468.00
                                                             475.00
                                                                            3
                                                                            4
                                                                            5
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                    32.50
                                                                                    36.50
                                                                                    40.75
                                                                                                  9
                                                                                                 10
                                                                                                 11
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                         57.75
                                                                                                         62.00
                                                                                                         66.25
                                                                                                                      15
                                                                                                                      16
                                                                                                                      17
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              83.25
                                                                                                                              87.50
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              91.75
    6            136.00     146.00      42         463.00    483.00           For each additional pound or fraction: Add $4.25
    7
    8
                 148.00
                 160.00
                            158.00
                            170.00
                                        43
                                        44
                                                   470.00
                                                   478.00
                                                             490.00
                                                             498.00
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            Weight Limit: 22 lbs.           ÁÁÁÁ
    9            172.00     182.00      45         485.00    505.00    Insurance (221.3)
   10            180.00     190.00      46         492.00    507.00
   11            191.00     206.00      47         500.00    515.00    Available for EMS Merchandise Shipments only
   12            203.00     218.00      48         507.00    522.00      Insured Amount        Fee        Insured Amount          Fee
   13            215.00     230.00      49         515.00    530.00          not over                         not over
   14            226.00     241.00      50         528.00    543.00
   15            238.00     253.00      51         543.00    558.00            $500         No Fee       For insurance coverage above
   16            249.00     264.00      52         543.00    558.00            $600           $1.00      $1000, add $1.00 for each $100 or
   17            260.00     275.00      53         559.00    574.00            $700           $2.00      fraction thereof, up to a maximum
   18            271.00     286.00      54         559.00    574.00            $800           $3.00      of $5000 per shipment.
   19            282.00     297.00      55         572.00    587.00            $900           $4.00
   20            293.00     308.00      56         572.00    587.00            $1000          $5.00            $5000 max.       $45.00
   21            302.00     317.00      57         584.00    599.00
   22            311.00     326.00      58         584.00    599.00                           Required Customs
   23            318.00     333.00      59         597.00    612.00                           Form/Endorsement
                                                                       Articles Admitted
   24            325.00     340.00      60         597.00    612.00
   25            333.00     348.00      61         612.00    627.00    Correspodence and      PS Form 2976, Customs - CN 22 (Old
   26            340.00     355.00      62         612.00    627.00    business papers.       C 1) and Sender’s Declaration (green
   27            347.00     362.00      63         627.00    642.00                           label). Endorse item clearly next to
   28            355.00     370.00      64         627.00    642.00                           mailing label as BUSINESS PAPERS.
   29            362.00     377.00      65         642.00    657.00    Merchandise            PS Form 2976, Customs - CN 22 (Old
   30            373.00     388.00      66         642.00    657.00    samples without        C 1) and Sender’s Declaration (green
   31            381.00     396.00      67         657.00    672.00    commercial value.      label).
   32            388.00     403.00      68         657.00    672.00    Merchandise and all    PS Form 2976-A, Customs Declaration
   33            396.00     411.00      69         672.00    687.00    articles subject to    and Dispatch Note CP 72, inside a PS
   34            403.00     418.00      70         672.00    687.00    customs duty.          Form 2976-E, Customs Declaration
   35            411.00     431.00                                                            Envelope CP 91. A commercial invoice
                          Weight Limit: 70 lbs.                                               should be enclosed in each item.

                                                                       Size Limits (223.2)
Insurance (215.5)
                                                                       Maximum length: 36 inches
  Insurance Amt.             Fee      Insurance Amt.         Fee       Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
         $100             No Fee      For document reconstruction      Return Receipt Service (221.4): NOT Available
         $200               $0.70     insurance or non-document
         $300               $1.40     insurance coverage above $800,   Note:
         $400               $2.10     add $0.70 per $100 or fraction   Coins; banknotes; currency notes (paper money); securities of
         $500               $2.80     thereof, up to a maximum of        any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks; platinum, gold,
         $600               $3.50     $2,499 per shipment.               and silver (manufactured or not); precious stones; jewelry;
         $700               $4.20                                        and other valuable articles are prohibited in EMS shipments
         $800               $4.90      $2,499 (max.)        $16.80       to Uganda.

Size Limits (217.4)                                                    Reciprocal Service Name: EMS Speedpost
Items must be large enough to accommodate GXG Air Waybill/             Country Code: UG
   Shipping Invoice (approx. 9″ x 12″)
Maximum length: 46 inches                                              Areas Served
Maximum width: 35 inches                                                 Arua                Kampala
Maximum height: 46 inches                                                Bushenji            Kasese
Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches                            Busia               Lira
                                                                         Entebbe             Malaba
General Conditions for Mailing                                           Fort-Portal         Masaka
See the Global Express Guaranteed Service Guide for                      Gulu                Masindi
  information about USPS acceptance locations, areas served              Hoima               Mbale
  in the destination country, allowable contents, packaging and          Iganga              Mbarara
  labeling requirements, tracking and tracing, service                   Jinja               Mubende
  standards, and other conditions for mailing.                           Kabale              Rukungiri
                                                                         Kamuli              Tororo




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                                                                                                            Contents       Country Index

Ukraine                                                                                                      International Mail Manual


Country Conditions for Mailing                                           I3                                                  Ukraine
Prohibitions (130)                                                      Airmail
Agricultural products.                                                  Letter-post Rates
Coins; banknotes; currency; securities of any kind payable to
  bearer; traveler’s checks; platinum, gold, and silver                  Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight            Letter
  (manufactured or not); precious stones; jewelry; and other             not over    post    not over     post     not over           post
  valuable articles are prohibited.
Medicines and medicinal products.                                            1
                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          (ozs.)

                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                     Rate
                                                                                     $0.80
                                                                                              (ozs.)
                                                                                                12
                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                          Rate
                                                                                                          $7.65
                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                    (ozs.)
                                                                                                                      44
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                      Rate
                                                                                                                                    $20.75
Passports and personal identity cards are prohibited entry in all            2        1.55      16         9.25       48             22.45
                                                                             3        2.30      20        10.85       52             24.20
  classes of mail, including EMS shipments.
                                                                             4ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ    3.05      24     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                          12.45
                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ           56      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ   25.95
Restrictions
1. In order to be admissible, the food items listed below must (a)
                                                                             5
                                                                             6
                                                                             7
                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                      3.80
                                                                                      4.55
                                                                                      5.30
                                                                                                28
                                                                                                32
                                                                                                36
                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                          14.05
                                                                                                          15.65
                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                          17.35
                                                                                                                      60
                                                                                                                      64
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                     27.70
                                                                                                                                     29.45
    be packed by the manufacturer; (b) conform to Ukraine’s
    sanitary standards; (c) be accompanied by a certificate of               8        6.05      40        19.05
    conformity which has been issued by the Ukrainian State
    Committee for Standardization and Measures or by a
                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                       Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
    comparable regulatory authority in the country of origin; (d)       Airmail
    be addressed to an individual who is a resident of Ukraine;         Parcel Post Rates
    (e) be shipped in quantities not to exceed 2 kilograms (4
    pounds) when enclosed in a letter-post shipment; or (f) be           Weight      Parcel      Weight       Parcel    Weight       Parcel
    shipped in quantities not to exceed 10 kilograms (22 pounds)         not over     Post       not over      Post     not over      Post
    when enclosed in a parcel post package or an EMS item.                (lbs.)      Rate        (lbs.)       Rate      (lbs.)       Rate
       Meats, fish, shell fish, milk and dairy products, birds’ eggs,        1      $16.50          16        $60.25
       natural honey, fruits and nuts, coffee, tea, spices,                  2       19.00          17         63.25
       vegetables, grains, cereals, flour, fats and oils, animal and         3       21.75          18         66.25
       vegetable by-products, sugar, cocoa, and other processed              4       24.50          19         69.25
       foodstuffs.                                                           5       27.25          20         72.25
2. Tobacco products are prohibited entry into Ukraine, unless                6       30.25          21         75.25
    the shipment is accompanied by a certificate or invoice which            7       33.25          22         78.25
    states that the quantity being sent does not exceed 200                  8       36.25
    cigarettes or 200 grams of other processed tobacco                       9       39.25
    products.                                                               10       42.25
3. Radios and mobile telephones for personal use may be sent                11       45.25
                                                                            12       48.25
    to Ukraine, provided that the addressee has obtained prior
                                                                            13       51.25
    authorization from the Ukrainian State Center of Radio
                                                                            14       54.25
    Frequencies and Telecommunications Supervision. The
                                                                            15       57.25
    Center is responsible for assigning radio frequencies and
    registering official authorization for the design, manufacture,                            Weight Limit: 22 lbs.
    and use of radio-electronic equipment. Customers who
    require additional information about the mailing of                 Airmail
    radio-electronic equipment to Ukraine should send their             Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)
    inquiries directly to the Center’s headquarters in Kiev. The
    applicable fax number is 011-38-044-450-2765.                        Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                                   $38.50
4. Prescription medicines for personal use may be sent to                Each additional pound or fraction of a pound                3.50
    Ukraine in quantities that are necessary for a complete
    course of treatment, provided that the addressee has                                      Weight Limit: 66 pounds
    obtained prior authorization from the Ukrainian Ministry of
    Health.
                                                                        Global Priority Mail (230)                           NOT Available
Observations
No list furnished

Customs Forms Required (123)
Letter-post: PS Form 2976 or 2976-A (see 123.61)
Parcel Post: PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)

Size Limits
Letter-post: See 243.2
Parcel Post: Maximum length: 42 inches
             Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches

Postal/Post Cards (250)                                        $0.70
Aerogrammes (250)                $0.70 Enclosures NOT permitted




924                                                                                        IMM Issue 24, January 2001
                                                      Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                                                         Contents          Country Index

Individual Country Listings                                                                                                        Ukraine

Economy Mail                                                          Economy Mail
Letter-post Rates                                                     Publishers’ Periodicals Rates (294)
 Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight            Letter    Weight                 Weight                   Weight
 not over    post    not over     post     not over           post     not over               not over                 not over
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)      Rate      (ozs.)            Rate      (ozs.)      Rate       (ozs.)       Rate        (ozs.)      Rate
    16
    20
    24
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
             $4.95
              5.70
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              6.50
                        36
                        40
                        44
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                  $8.75
                                   9.40
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                  10.05
                                              56
                                              60
                                              64
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                            $12.00
                                                             12.65
                                                             13.30
                                                                           1
                                                                           2
                                                                           3
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                    $0.44
                                                                                     0.55
                                                                                     0.71
                                                                                                 12
                                                                                                 14
                                                                                                 16
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                            $1.71
                                                                                                             1.93
                                                                                                             2.15
                                                                                                                          26
                                                                                                                          28
                                                                                                                          30
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                    $3.19
                                                                                                                                     3.39
                                                                                                                                     3.60
    28        7.30      48        10.70                                    4         0.83        18          2.36         32         3.81
    32      ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              8.10

            ÁÁÁ
                        52         ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                  11.35
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
                                   ÁÁÁ               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                           6
                                                                           8
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                     1.05
                                                                                     1.27
                                                                                                 20
                                                                                                 22
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                             2.56
                                                                                                             2.77
                                                                                                                          48
                                                                                                                          64
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                     5.13
                                                                                                                                     6.45
                                                                          10         1.50        24          2.98
Economy Mail
Parcel Post Rates
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ                     ÁÁÁÁ                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                      $0.25 per pound discount for volume made up to country and tendered
                                                                      at the New Jersey International and Bulk Mail Center
                                                                                      Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
 Weight     Parcel      Weight     Parcel       Weight       Parcel
 not over    Post       not over    Post        not over      Post
  (lbs.)     Rate        (lbs.)     Rate         (lbs.)       Rate    Special Services
     5      $22.00         19      $46.40
     6       24.00         20       48.00                             Certificate of Mailing                               See 313 for fees
     7       26.00         21       49.60
     8       28.00         22       51.20                             COD and Certified                         NOT for International Mail
     9       30.00
    10       32.00
    11       33.60
                                                                      Insurance (320)
    12       35.20                                                    Available for Parcel Post only (see 324.2 for required markings)
    13       36.80                                                      Insured Amount          Fee        Insured Amount           Fee
    14       38.40                                                          not over                           not over
    15       40.00
                                                                             $50               $1.85            $800                $9.60
    16       41.60                                                           $100              $2.60            $900               $10.60
    17       43.20                                                           $200              $3.60            $1000              $11.60
    18       44.80                                                           $300              $4.60
                      Weight Limit: 22 lbs.                                  $400              $5.60      Add $1.00 for each add’l $100 or
                                                                             $500              $6.60      fraction of insurance coverage.
Economy Mail                                                                 $600              $7.60
                                                                             $700              $8.60            $5000 max.         $51.60
Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)
 Regular                                                              International Business Reply Service (373)
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                                   $16.50     Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.20; Cards $0.80
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound                1.50
 Books & Sheet Music, Publisher’s Periodicals                         International Money Orders (371)
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                                   $11.00
                                                                      NOT Available
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound                1.00
                                                                      International Reply Coupons (372)                           Fee: $1.75
                     Weight Limit: 66 pounds
                                                                      Recorded Delivery (360)                                 NOT Available
Economy Mail
Books and Sheet Music Rates (295)                                     Registered Mail (330)                                       Fee: $7.25
                                                                      Maximum Indemnity: $40.45
 Weight               Weight               Weight                     Available for letter-post mail, including post/postal
 not over            not over              not over                   cards, aerogrammes, and matter for the blind.
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)     Rate       (ozs.)           Rate
                                                                      Not applicable to M-Bags.
    16
    20
    24
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
             $2.80
              3.35
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              3.90
                        36
                        40
                        44
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                 $5.45
                                  5.90
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                  6.35
                                              56
                                              60
                                              64
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                             $7.60
                                                              8.05
                                                              8.40
                                                                      Restricted Delivery (350)                                   Fee: $3.20
    28        4.45      48        6.70                                Available for Registered Mail with Return Receipt.
    32      ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              5.00

            ÁÁÁ
                        52         ÁÁÁ
                                   ÁÁÁ
                                  7.15
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
                                   ÁÁÁ               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                      Endorsements:         A remettre en main propre.

                                                                      Return Receipt (340)                                        Fee: $1.50
Matter for the Blind (270)                                            Available for Registered Mail and Insured Parcels.
Free when sent as Economy Mail. Weight limit: 15 lbs.




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Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                                                      Contents         Country Index

Ukraine                                                                                                International Mail Manual

Global Express Guaranteed (GXG) (210)                                  Global Express Mail (EMS) (220)
 Weight                    Non        Weight                 Non        Weight                Weight               Weight
 not over       Document Document     not over    Document Document     not over             not over              not over
  (lbs.)         Service  Service      (lbs.)      Service  Service      (lbs.)     Rate       (lbs.)    Rate       (lbs.)    Rate
   0.5
    1
                  65.00
                  75.00      82.00
                                        36
                                        37
                                                   418.00
                                                   426.00
                                                             438.00
                                                             446.00
                                                                          0.5
                                                                            1
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                   $23.00
                                                                                    26.00
                                                                                                  6
                                                                                                  7
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                        $41.20

                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ44.40
                                                                                                                      12
                                                                                                                      13
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                             $60.40

                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ63.60
    2             89.00      96.00      38         433.00    453.00         2       29.00         8      47.60        14      66.80
    3
    4
    5
                 101.00
                 112.00
                 124.00
                            109.00
                            120.00
                            134.00
                                        39
                                        40
                                        41
                                                   440.00
                                                   448.00
                                                   455.00
                                                             460.00
                                                             468.00
                                                             475.00
                                                                            3
                                                                            4
                                                                            5
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                    32.00
                                                                                    35.00
                                                                                    38.00
                                                                                                  9
                                                                                                 10
                                                                                                 11
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                         50.80
                                                                                                         54.00
                                                                                                         57.20
                                                                                                                      15
                                                                                                                      16
                                                                                                                      17
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              70.00
                                                                                                                              73.20
                                                                                                                              76.40
    6            136.00     146.00      42         463.00    483.00           For each additional pound or fraction: Add $3.20
    7
    8
                 148.00
                 160.00
                            158.00
                            170.00
                                        43
                                        44
                                                   470.00
                                                   478.00
                                                             490.00
                                                             498.00
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            Weight Limit: 44 lbs.         ÁÁÁÁ
    9            172.00     182.00      45         485.00    505.00    Insurance (221.3)
   10            180.00     190.00      46         492.00    507.00
   11            191.00     206.00      47         500.00    515.00    Available for EMS Merchandise Shipments only
   12            203.00     218.00      48         507.00    522.00      Insured Amount        Fee       Insured Amount         Fee
   13            215.00     230.00      49         515.00    530.00          not over                        not over
   14            226.00     241.00      50         528.00    543.00
   15            238.00     253.00      51         543.00    558.00          $500           No Fee     For insurance coverage above
   16            249.00     264.00      52         543.00    558.00          $600             $1.00    $1000, add $1.00 for each $100 or
   17            260.00     275.00      53         559.00    574.00          $700             $2.00    fraction thereof, up to a maximum
   18            271.00     286.00      54         559.00    574.00          $800             $3.00    of $5000 per shipment.
   19            282.00     297.00      55         572.00    587.00          $900             $4.00
   20            293.00     308.00      56         572.00    587.00          $1000            $5.00          $5000 max.       $45.00
   21            302.00     317.00      57         584.00    599.00
   22            311.00     326.00      58         584.00    599.00                           Required Customs
   23            318.00     333.00      59         597.00    612.00                           Form/Endorsement
                                                                       Articles Admitted
   24            325.00     340.00      60         597.00    612.00
   25            333.00     348.00      61         612.00    627.00    Correspondence,        PS Form 2976, Customs - CN 22 (Old
   26            340.00     355.00      62         612.00    627.00    business papers,       C 1) and Sender’s Declaration (green
   27            347.00     362.00      63         627.00    642.00    and documents.         label). Endorse item clearly next to
   28            355.00     370.00      64         627.00    642.00                           mailing label as BUSINESS PAPERS.
   29            362.00     377.00      65         642.00    657.00    Merchandise            PS Form 2976-A, Customs Declaration
   30            373.00     388.00      66         642.00    657.00    samples without        and Dispatch Note CP 72, inside a PS
   31            381.00     396.00      67         657.00    672.00    commercial value.      Form 2976-E, Customs Declaration
   32            388.00     403.00      68         657.00    672.00                           Envelope CP 91.
   33            396.00     411.00      69         672.00    687.00    Merchandise and all    PS Form 2976-A, Customs Declaration
   34            403.00     418.00      70         672.00    687.00    articles subject to    and Dispatch Note CP 72, inside a PS
   35            411.00     431.00                                     customs duty.          Form 2976-E, Customs Declaration
                          Weight Limit: 70 lbs.
                                                                                              Envelope CP 91.

                                                                       Size Limits (223.2)
Insurance (215.5)
                                                                       Maximum length: 36 inches
  Insurance Amt.             Fee      Insurance Amt.         Fee       Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
         $100             No Fee      For document reconstruction      Return Receipt Service (221.4): NOT Available
         $200               $0.70     insurance or non-document
         $300               $1.40     insurance coverage above $800,   Notes:
         $400               $2.10     add $0.70 per $100 or fraction   1. Addressees are required to obtain import licenses/permits to
         $500               $2.80     thereof, up to a maximum of         receive most goods.
         $600               $3.50     $2,499 per shipment.             2. Coins; banknotes; currency notes (paper money); securities
         $700               $4.20                                         of any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks; platinum,
         $800               $4.90      $2,499 (max.)        $16.80        gold, and silver (manufactured or not); precious stones;
                                                                          jewelry; and other valuable articles are prohibited in EMS
Size Limits (217.4)                                                       shipments to Ukraine.
Items must be large enough to accommodate GXG Air Waybill/             3. Passports and personal identity cards are prohibited entry in
   Shipping Invoice (approx. 9″ x 12″)                                    EMS shipments to Ukraine.
Maximum length: 46 inches                                              4. Agricultural products are prohibited entry in EMS shipments
Maximum width: 35 inches                                                  to Ukraine.
Maximum height: 46 inches
                                                                       Reciprocal Service Name: EMS
Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches
                                                                       Country Code: UA
General Conditions for Mailing
See the Global Express Guaranteed Service Guide for                    Areas Served: See following page for list of areas served.
  information about USPS acceptance locations, areas served
  in the destination country, allowable contents, packaging and
  labeling requirements, tracking and tracing, service
  standards, and other conditions for mailing.




926                                                                                          IMM Issue 24, January 2001
                                                        Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                   Contents   Country Index

Individual Country Listings                                                        Ukraine

Global Express Mail (cont’d)
EMS is available only to the following locations within Ukraine:
City                      Postal Code

Belaya Tserkov            348000
Dnepropetrovsk            320000
Donetsk                   340000
Cherkassy                 257000
Chernigov                 250000
Chernovsty                274000
Ivano-Frankovsk           284000
Kharkov                   310000
Kherson                   325000
Khmelnitskiy              280000
Kiev                      252000
Kirovograd                316000
Lugansk                   348000
Lutsk                     263000
Lvov                      290000
Nikolaev                  327000
Odessa                    270000
Poltava                   314000
Rovno                     266000
Sevastopol                335000
Simferopol                333000
Sumy                      244000
Ternopol                  282000
Uzhgorod                  294000
Vinnitsa                  286000
Zaporozhiye               330000
Zhitomir                  262000




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                                                                                                         Contents         Country Index

United Arab Emirates                                                                                       International Mail Manual


Country Conditions for Mailing                                             J4                     United Arab Emirates
Prohibitions (130)                                                        Airmail
Aerosol products.                                                         Letter-post Rates
Butane gas lighters and refills.
Firearms, ammunition, and their components.                                Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight        Letter
Gold, jewels, platinum, precious stones, and silver except in              not over    post    not over     post     not over       post
   insured parcels.
Perishable infectious biological substances.                                   1
                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                            (ozs.)

                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                       Rate
                                                                                       $0.80
                                                                                                (ozs.)
                                                                                                  12
                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                            Rate
                                                                                                            $7.65
                                                                                                                      (ozs.)
                                                                                                                        44
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                    Rate
                                                                                                                                  $20.75
Perishable noninfectious biological substances.                                2        1.55      16         9.25       48         22.45
                                                                               3        2.30      20        10.85       52         24.20
Polished, whitened, artificial, or imitation pearls.
Pork products.                                                                 4ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ    3.05      24   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ 12.45       56  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ   25.95
Printed matter offensive to Arabs and Muslims.
Radioactive materials.
                                                                               5
                                                                               6
                                                                               7
                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                        3.80
                                                                                        4.55
                                                                                        5.30
                                                                                                  28
                                                                                                  32
                                                                                                  36
                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                            14.05
                                                                                                            15.65
                                                                                                            17.35
                                                                                                                        60
                                                                                                                        64
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                   27.70
                                                                                                                                   29.45
Radio transmitters and receivers except under permit.
                                                                               8        6.05      40        19.05
Restrictions
Medicines require prior authorization.
                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                         Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          Airmail
Observations                                                              Parcel Post Rates
1. Shipments, whose value does not exceed 500 dirhams and
                                                                           Weight     Parcel     Weight     Parcel    Weight       Parcel
   parcels that are not commercial and contain personal effects
                                                                           not over    Post      not over    Post     not over      Post
   are generally exempt from all customs measures.                          (lbs.)     Rate       (lbs.)     Rate      (lbs.)       Rate
2. Shipments that exceed 500 dirhams in value and are
   commercial shipments must be accompanied by (a) the                         1      $16.00        25       $86.50      49       $158.50
   original invoices authenticated by the Consulates of the UAE;               2        18.50       26        89.50      50        161.50
                                                                               3        21.50       27        92.50      51        164.50
   (b) authenticated certificate of origin; (c) list of the contents of
                                                                               4        24.00       28        95.50      52        167.50
   the package; and (d) the certificate of exemption from duty, if
                                                                               5        26.50       29        98.50      53        170.50
   applicable.
                                                                               6        29.50       30       101.50      54        173.50
                                                                               7        32.50       31       104.50      55        176.50
Customs Forms Required (123)                                                   8        35.50       32       107.50      56        179.50
Letter-post: PS Form 2976 or 2976-A (see 123.61)                               9        38.50       33       110.50      57        182.50
Parcel Post: PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)                          10        41.50       34       113.50      58        185.50
                                                                              11        44.50       35       116.50      59        188.50
Size Limits                                                                   12        47.50       36       119.50      60        191.50
Letter-post: See 243.2                                                        13        50.50       37       122.50      61        194.50
                                                                              14        53.50       38       125.50      62        197.50
Parcel Post: Maximum length: 42 inches                                        15        56.50       39       128.50      63        200.50
             Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches                     16        59.50       40       131.50      64        203.50
                                                                              17        62.50       41       134.50      65        206.50
Postal/Post Cards (250)                                         $0.70         18        65.50       42       137.50      66        209.50
                                                                              19        68.50       43       140.50      67        212.50
Aerogrammes (250)                 $0.70 Enclosures NOT permitted              20        71.50       44       143.50      68        215.50
                                                                              21        74.50       45       146.50      69        218.50
                                                                              22        77.50       46       149.50      70        221.50
                                                                              23        80.50       47       152.50
                                                                              24        83.50       48       155.50
                                                                                                Weight Limit: 70 lbs.

                                                                          Airmail
                                                                          Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)
                                                                           Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                               $38.50
                                                                           Each additional pound or fraction of a pound            3.50
                                                                                             Weight Limit: 66 pounds



                                                                          Global Priority Mail (230)                       NOT Available




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                                                                                                     Contents          Country Index

Individual Country Listings                                                                                United Arab Emirates

Economy Mail                                                      Economy Mail
Letter-post Rates                                                 Publishers’ Periodicals Rates (294)
 Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight        Letter    Weight                 Weight                   Weight
 not over    post    not over     post     not over       post     not over               not over                 not over
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)      Rate      (ozs.)        Rate      (ozs.)      Rate       (ozs.)       Rate        (ozs.)      Rate
    16
    20
    24
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
             $4.95
              5.70
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              6.50
                        36
                        40
                        44
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  $8.75

                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ9.40
                                  10.05
                                              56
                                              60
                                              64
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                        $12.00
                                                         12.65
                                                         13.30
                                                                       1
                                                                       2
                                                                       3
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                $0.44
                                                                                 0.55
                                                                                 0.71
                                                                                             12
                                                                                             14
                                                                                             16
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                        $1.71
                                                                                                         1.93
                                                                                                         2.15
                                                                                                                      26
                                                                                                                      28
                                                                                                                      30
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                $3.19
                                                                                                                                 3.39
                                                                                                                                 3.60
    28        7.30      48        10.70                                4         0.83        18          2.36         32         3.81
    32      ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              8.10

            ÁÁÁ
                        52      ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  11.35
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
                                ÁÁÁ              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                       6
                                                                       8
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                 1.05
                                                                                 1.27
                                                                                             20
                                                                                             22
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                         2.56
                                                                                                         2.77
                                                                                                                      48
                                                                                                                      64
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                 5.13
                                                                                                                                 6.45
                                                                      10         1.50        24          2.98
Economy Mail
Parcel Post Rates
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ                     ÁÁÁÁ                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                  $0.25 per pound discount for volume made up to country and tendered
                                                                  at the New Jersey International and Bulk Mail Center
                                                                                  Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
 Weight     Parcel     Weight     Parcel    Weight       Parcel
 not over    Post      not over    Post     not over      Post
  (lbs.)     Rate       (lbs.)     Rate      (lbs.)       Rate    Special Services
     5      $21.75        27      $54.75       49        $82.25
     6       23.50        28       56.00       50         83.50   Certificate of Mailing                               See 313 for fees
     7       25.00        29       57.25       51         84.75
     8       26.75        30       58.50       52         86.00   COD and Certified                         NOT for International Mail
     9       29.00        31       59.75       53         87.25
    10       32.00        32       61.00       54         88.50
    11       33.40        33       62.25       55         89.75
                                                                  Insurance (320)
    12       34.80        34       63.50       56         91.00   Available for Parcel Post only (see 324.2 for required markings)
    13       36.20        35       64.75       57         92.25     Insured Amount          Fee        Insured Amount           Fee
    14       37.60        36       66.00       58         93.50         not over                           not over
    15       39.00        37       67.25       59         94.75
                                                                         $50               $1.85            $800                $9.60
    16       40.40        38       68.50       60         96.00          $100              $2.60            $900               $10.60
    17       41.80        39       69.75       61         97.25          $200              $3.60            $1000              $11.60
    18       43.20        40       71.00       62         98.50          $300              $4.60
    19       44.60        41       72.25       63         99.75          $400              $5.60      Add $1.00 for each add’l $100 or
    20       46.00        42       73.50       64        101.00          $500              $6.60      fraction of insurance coverage.
    21       47.25        43       74.75       65        102.25          $600              $7.60
    22       48.50        44       76.00       66        103.50          $700              $8.60            $5000 max.         $51.60
    23       49.75        45       77.25       67        104.75
    24       51.00        46       78.50       68        106.00
    25       52.25        47       79.75       69        107.25   International Business Reply Service (373)
    26       53.50        48       81.00       70        108.50   Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.20; Cards $0.80
                      Weight Limit: 70 lbs.
                                                                  International Money Orders (371)
Economy Mail                                                      NOT Available
Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)
                                                                  International Reply Coupons (372)                           Fee: $1.75
 Regular
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                               $16.50     Recorded Delivery (360)                                 NOT Available
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound            1.50
                                                                  Registered Mail (330)                                       Fee: $7.25
 Books & Sheet Music, Publisher’s Periodicals                     Maximum Indemnity: $40.45
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                               $11.00     Available for letter-post mail, including post/postal
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound            1.00     cards, aerogrammes, and matter for the blind.
                     Weight Limit: 66 pounds                      Not applicable to M-Bags.

Economy Mail                                                      Restricted Delivery (350)                               NOT Available
Books and Sheet Music Rates (295)
                                                                  Return Receipt (340)                                        Fee: $1.50
 Weight               Weight               Weight                 Available for Registered Mail and Insured Parcels.
 not over            not over              not over
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)     Rate       (ozs.)       Rate
    16
    20
            ÁÁÁ
             $2.80
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              3.35
                        36
                        40
                                ÁÁÁ
                                 $5.45
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  5.90
                                              56
                                              60
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ    $7.60
                                                          8.05
    24        3.90      44        6.35        64          8.40
    28
    32
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              4.45
              5.00
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
                        48
                        52
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  6.70
                                  7.15
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)

Matter for the Blind (270)
Free when sent as Economy Mail. Weight limit: 15 lbs.




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United Arab Emirates                                                                                     International Mail Manual

Global Express Guaranteed (GXG) (210)                                  Global Express Mail (EMS) (220)
 Weight                    Non        Weight                 Non        Weight                Weight               Weight
 not over       Document Document     not over    Document Document     not over             not over              not over
  (lbs.)         Service  Service      (lbs.)      Service  Service      (lbs.)     Rate       (lbs.)    Rate       (lbs.)    Rate
   0.5
    1
                 $34.00
                  46.00     $55.00
                                        36
                                        37
                                                  $246.00
                                                   251.00
                                                            $248.00
                                                             253.00
                                                                          0.5
                                                                            1
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                   $22.75
                                                                                    25.25
                                                                                                  6
                                                                                                  7
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                        $45.00
                                                                                                         49.25
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                      12
                                                                                                                      13
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                             $70.50
                                                                                                                              74.75
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
    2             52.00      58.00      38         256.00    258.00         2       28.25         8      53.50        14      79.00
    3
    4
    5
                  60.00
                  68.00
                  75.00
                             63.00
                             70.00
                             77.00
                                        39
                                        40
                                        41
                                                   261.00
                                                   266.00
                                                   271.00
                                                             263.00
                                                             268.00
                                                             273.00
                                                                            3
                                                                            4
                                                                            5
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                    32.50
                                                                                    36.50
                                                                                    40.75
                                                                                                  9
                                                                                                 10
                                                                                                 11
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                         57.75
                                                                                                         62.00
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                         66.25
                                                                                                                      15
                                                                                                                      16
                                                                                                                      17
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              83.25
                                                                                                                              87.50
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              91.75
    6             82.00      84.00      42         276.00    278.00           For each additional pound or fraction: Add $4.25
    7
    8
                  89.00
                  96.00
                             91.00
                             98.00
                                        43
                                        44
                                                   281.00
                                                   286.00
                                                             283.00
                                                             288.00
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            Weight Limit: 44 lbs.           ÁÁÁÁ
    9            103.00     105.00      45         291.00    293.00    Insurance (221.3)
   10            110.00     112.00      46         296.00    298.00
   11            116.00     118.00      47         301.00    303.00    Available for EMS Merchandise Shipments only
   12            122.00     123.00      48         306.00    308.00     Insured Amount          Fee       Insured Amount          Fee
   13            127.00     129.00      49         311.00    313.00         not over                          not over
   14            132.00     134.00      50         316.00    318.00
   15            137.00     139.00      51         321.00    323.00          $500           No Fee       For insurance coverage above
   16            142.00     144.00      52         326.00    328.00          $600             $1.00      $1000, add $1.00 for each $100 or
   17            147.00     149.00      53         331.00    333.00          $700             $2.00      fraction thereof, up to a maximum
   18            153.00     155.00      54         336.00    338.00          $800             $3.00      of $5000 per shipment.
   19            159.00     161.00      55         341.00    343.00          $900             $4.00
   20            165.00     167.00      56         346.00    348.00          $1000            $5.00            $5000 max.       $45.00
   21            171.00     173.00      57         351.00    353.00
   22            176.00     178.00      58         356.00    358.00                                   Required Customs
   23            181.00     183.00      59         361.00    363.00                                   Form/Endorsement
                                                                       Articles Admitted
   24            186.00     188.00      60         366.00    368.00
   25            191.00     193.00      61         371.00    373.00    Business papers and            PS Form 2976, Customs - CN 22
   26            196.00     198.00      62         376.00    378.00    documents.                     (Old C 1) and Sender’s
   27            201.00     203.00      63         381.00    383.00                                   Declaration (green label).
   28            206.00     208.00      64         386.00    388.00    Merchandise samples            PS Form 2976, Customs - CN 22
   29            211.00     213.00      65         391.00    393.00    without commercial value       (Old C 1) and Sender’s
   30            216.00     218.00      66         396.00    398.00    and all articles not subject   Declaration (green label).
   31            221.00     223.00      67         401.00    403.00    to customs duty.
   32            226.00     228.00      68         406.00    408.00    Merchandise, advertising       PS Form 2976-A, Customs
   33            231.00     233.00      69         411.00    413.00    materials, or any dutiable     Declaration and Dispatch Note
   34            236.00     238.00      70         416.00    418.00    articles.                      CP 72, inside a PS Form 2976-E,
   35            241.00     243.00                                                                    Customs Declaration Envelope
                          Weight Limit: 70 lbs.                                                       CP 91.

                                                                       Size Limits (223.2)
Insurance (215.5)
                                                                       Maximum length: 36 inches
  Insurance Amt.             Fee      Insurance Amt.         Fee       Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
         $100             No Fee      For document reconstruction      Return Receipt Service (221.4): NOT Available
         $200               $0.70     insurance or non-document
         $300               $1.40     insurance coverage above $800,   Notes:
         $400               $2.10     add $0.70 per $100 or fraction   1. A commercial invoice must be included with all commercial
         $500               $2.80     thereof, up to a maximum of         shipments.
         $600               $3.50     $2,499 per shipment.             2. Coins; banknotes; currency notes (paper money); securities
         $700               $4.20                                         of any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks; platinum,
         $800               $4.90      $2,499 (max.)        $16.80        gold, and silver (manufactured or not); precious stones;
                                                                          jewelry; and other valuable articles are prohibited in EMS
Size Limits (217.4)                                                       shipments to the United Arab Emirates.
Items must be large enough to accommodate GXG Air Waybill/
   Shipping Invoice (approx. 9″ x 12″)                                 Reciprocal Service Name: Mumtaz Post
Maximum length: 46 inches                                              Country Code: AE
Maximum width: 35 inches
Maximum height: 46 inches                                              Areas Served: All
Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches
General Conditions for Mailing
See the Global Express Guaranteed Service Guide for
  information about USPS acceptance locations, areas served
  in the destination country, allowable contents, packaging and
  labeling requirements, tracking and tracing, service
  standards, and other conditions for mailing.




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                                                        Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                                                    Contents         Country Index

Individual Country Listings                                                                                                Uruguay


Country Conditions for Mailing                                        E7                                             Uruguay
Prohibitions (130)                                                   Airmail
Coins; banknotes; currency notes (paper money); securities           Letter-post Rates
   payable to bearer; precious stones; jewelry; and other
   valuable articles.                                                 Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight       Letter
Firearms.                                                             not over    post    not over     post     not over      post
However, old coins intended for collections are admitted up to
   the maximum of 10 per package.                                         1
                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                       (ozs.)

                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                  Rate
                                                                                  $0.80
                                                                                           (ozs.)
                                                                                             12
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                       Rate
                                                                                                       $7.65
                                                                                                                 (ozs.)
                                                                                                                   44
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              Rate
                                                                                                                            $20.75
Lottery tickets.                                                          2        1.55      16         9.25       48        22.45
                                                                          3        2.30      20        10.85       52        24.20
Perishable infectious biological substances.
Perishable noninfectious biological substances.                           4ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ    3.05      24   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ 12.45       56  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ  25.95
Radioactive materials.                                                    5
                                                                          6
                                                                          7
                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                   3.80
                                                                                   4.55
                                                                                   5.30
                                                                                             28
                                                                                             32
                                                                                             36
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                       14.05
                                                                                                       15.65
                                                                                                       17.35
                                                                                                                   60
                                                                                                                   64
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                             27.70
                                                                                                                             29.45
Restrictions                                                              8        6.05      40        19.05
Plants or parts of plants must be accompanied by a health
   certificate.
                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                    Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
Observations                                                         Airmail
1. Certificate of origins and detailed invoices are required for     Parcel Post Rates
   commercial shipments.
                                                                      Weight     Parcel    Weight     Parcel    Weight       Parcel
2. Applicable customs regulations on articles received in
                                                                      not over    Post     not over    Post     not over      Post
   Uruguay are as follows:                                             (lbs.)     Rate      (lbs.)     Rate      (lbs.)       Rate
   a. Up to $10 U.S., exemption.
   b. Up to $50 U.S., exemption when it can be proved that                1      $17.00       16      $63.75       31       $112.50
        item is a gift, sent by a member of the family or                 2       19.00       17        67.00      32        115.75
                                                                          3       22.00       18        70.25      33        119.00
        containing clothes for personal use.
                                                                          4       25.00       19        73.50      34        122.25
   c. Up to $100 U.S., exemption for the portion between
                                                                          5       28.00       20        76.75      35        125.50
        0-50, while the portion between 51-100 is subject to
                                                                          6       31.25       21        80.00      36        128.75
        customs duty on importation.                                      7       34.50       22        83.25      37        132.00
   d. Over $100 U.S.: the intervention of a customs                       8       37.75       23        86.50      38        135.25
        representative is obligatory.                                     9       41.00       24        89.75      39        138.50
                                                                         10       44.25       25        93.00      40        141.75
Customs Forms Required (123)                                             11       47.50       26        96.25      41        145.00
Letter-post: PS Form 2976 or 2976-A (see 123.61)                         12       50.75       27        99.50      42        148.25
Parcel Post: PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)                     13       54.00       28      102.75       43        151.50
                                                                         14       57.25       29      106.00       44        154.75
Size Limits                                                              15       60.50       30      109.25
Letter-post: See 243.2                                                                    Weight Limit: 44 lbs.
Parcel Post: Maximum length: 42 inches
             Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches            Airmail
                                                                     Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)
Postal/Post Cards (250)                                      $0.70
                                                                      Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                              $38.50
Aerogrammes (250)               $0.70 Enclosures NOT permitted        Each additional pound or fraction of a pound           3.50
                                                                                        Weight Limit: 66 pounds



                                                                     Global Priority Mail (230)                       NOT Available




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Uruguay                                                                                               International Mail Manual

Economy Mail                                                      Economy Mail
Letter-post Rates                                                 Publishers’ Periodicals Rates (294)
 Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight        Letter    Weight                 Weight                 Weight
 not over    post    not over     post     not over       post     not over               not over               not over
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)      Rate      (ozs.)        Rate      (ozs.)      Rate       (ozs.)      Rate       (ozs.)       Rate
    16
    20
    24
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
             $4.95
              5.70
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              6.50
                        36
                        40
                        44
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  $8.75

                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ9.40
                                  10.05
                                              56
                                              60
                                              64
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                        $12.00
                                                         12.65
                                                         13.30
                                                                       1
                                                                       2
                                                                       3
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                $0.44
                                                                                 0.55
                                                                                 0.71
                                                                                             12
                                                                                             14
                                                                                             16
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                       $1.71
                                                                                                        1.93
                                                                                                        2.15
                                                                                                                    26
                                                                                                                    28
                                                                                                                    30
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                               $3.19
                                                                                                                                3.39
                                                                                                                                3.60
    28        7.30      48        10.70                                4         0.83        18         2.36        32          3.81
    32      ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              8.10

            ÁÁÁ
                        52      ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  11.35
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
                                ÁÁÁ              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                       6
                                                                       8
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                 1.05
                                                                                 1.27
                                                                                             20
                                                                                             22
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                        2.56
                                                                                                        2.77
                                                                                                                    48
                                                                                                                    64
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                5.13
                                                                                                                                6.45
                                                                      10         1.50        24         2.98
Economy Mail
Parcel Post Rates
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ                   ÁÁÁÁ                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                  $0.25 per pound discount for volume made up to country and tendered
                                                                  at the New Jersey International and Bulk Mail Center
                                                                                  Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
 Weight     Parcel     Weight     Parcel    Weight       Parcel
 not over    Post      not over    Post     not over      Post
  (lbs.)     Rate       (lbs.)     Rate      (lbs.)       Rate    Special Services
     5      $20.25        19      $43.75       33        $64.10
     6       22.00        20       45.40       34         65.50   Certificate of Mailing                            See 313 for fees
     7       23.75        21       46.85       35         66.90
     8       25.50        22       48.30       36         68.30   COD and Certified                        NOT for International Mail
     9       27.25        23       49.75       37         69.70
    10       28.90        24       51.20       38         71.10
    11       30.55        25       52.65       39         72.50
                                                                  Insurance (320)                                         NOT Available
    12       32.20        26       54.10       40         73.90
    13       33.85        27       55.55       41         75.30   International Business Reply Service (373)
    14       35.50        28       57.00       42         76.70   Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.20; Cards $0.80
    15       37.15        29       58.45       43         78.10
    16       38.80        30       59.90       44         79.50   International Money Orders (371)
    17       40.45        31       61.30                          Maximum Amount Available: $700                            Fee: $8.50
    18       42.10        32       62.70
                      Weight Limit: 44 lbs.                       International Reply Coupons (372)                         Fee: $1.75

Economy Mail                                                      Recorded Delivery (360)                                 NOT Available
Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)
                                                                  Registered Mail (330)                                     Fee: $7.25
 Regular                                                          Maximum Indemnity: $40.45
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                               $16.50     Available for letter-post mail, including post/postal
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound            1.50     cards, aerogrammes, and matter for the blind.
 Books & Sheet Music, Publisher’s Periodicals                     Not applicable to M-Bags.
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                               $11.00
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound            1.00     Restricted Delivery (350)                               NOT Available
                     Weight Limit: 66 pounds
                                                                  Return Receipt (340)                                      Fee: $1.50
                                                                  Available for Registered Mail.
Economy Mail
Books and Sheet Music Rates (295)
 Weight               Weight               Weight
 not over            not over              not over
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)     Rate       (ozs.)       Rate
    16
    20
    24
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
             $2.80
              3.35
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              3.90
                        36
                        40
                        44
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                 $5.45
                                  5.90
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  6.35
                                              56
                                              60
                                              64
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                         $7.60
                                                          8.05
                                                          8.40
    28        4.45      48        6.70
    32      ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              5.00

            ÁÁÁ
                        52      ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  7.15
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
                                ÁÁÁ              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
Matter for the Blind (270)
Free when sent as Economy Mail. Weight limit: 15 lbs.




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                                                                                                      Contents         Country Index

Individual Country Listings                                                                                                  Uruguay

Global Express Guaranteed (GXG) (210)                                  Global Express Mail (EMS) (220)
 Weight                    Non        Weight                 Non        Weight                Weight               Weight
 not over       Document Document     not over    Document Document     not over             not over              not over
  (lbs.)         Service  Service      (lbs.)      Service  Service      (lbs.)     Rate       (lbs.)    Rate       (lbs.)    Rate
   0.5
    1
                 $45.00
                  52.00     $59.00
                                        36
                                        37
                                                  $376.00
                                                   384.00
                                                            $391.00
                                                             399.00
                                                                          0.5
                                                                            1
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                   $22.25
                                                                                    24.75
                                                                                                  6
                                                                                                  7
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                        $44.00

                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ48.00
                                                                                                                      12
                                                                                                                      13
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                             $68.00

                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ72.00
    2             65.00      72.00      38         391.00    406.00         2       28.00         8      52.00        14      76.00
    3
    4
    5
                  79.00
                  93.00
                 106.00
                             86.00
                            100.00
                            113.00
                                        39
                                        40
                                        41
                                                   398.00
                                                   404.00
                                                   411.00
                                                             413.00
                                                             419.00
                                                             426.00
                                                                            3
                                                                            4
                                                                            5
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                    32.00
                                                                                    36.00
                                                                                    40.00
                                                                                                  9
                                                                                                 10
                                                                                                 11
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                         56.00
                                                                                                         60.00
                                                                                                         64.00
                                                                                                                      15
                                                                                                                      16
                                                                                                                      17
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              80.00
                                                                                                                              84.00
                                                                                                                              88.00
    6            119.00     126.00      42         418.00    433.00           For each additional pound or fraction: Add $4.00
    7
    8
                 131.00
                 143.00
                            138.00
                            150.00
                                        43
                                        44
                                                   425.00
                                                   432.00
                                                             440.00
                                                             447.00
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            Weight Limit: 44 lbs.         ÁÁÁÁ
    9            156.00     163.00      45         439.00    454.00    Insurance (221.3)
   10            165.00     177.00      46         446.00    461.00
   11            175.00     187.00      47         452.00    467.00    Available for EMS Merchandise Shipments only
   12            185.00     197.00      48         459.00    474.00      Insured Amount        Fee      Insured Amount          Fee
   13            195.00     207.00      49         466.00    481.00          not over                       not over
   14            205.00     217.00      50         478.00    493.00
   15            214.00     229.00      51         485.00    498.00            $500         No Fee     For insurance coverage above
   16            223.00     238.00      52         492.00    505.00            $600           $1.00    $1000, add $1.00 for each $100 or
   17            231.00     246.00      53         499.00    512.00            $700           $2.00    fraction thereof, up to a maximum
   18            238.00     253.00      54         506.00    519.00            $800           $3.00    of $5000 per shipment.
   19            246.00     261.00      55         513.00    526.00            $900           $4.00
   20            253.00     268.00      56         520.00    533.00            $1000          $5.00          $5000 max.       $45.00
   21            260.00     275.00      57         527.00    540.00
   22            268.00     283.00      58         533.00    546.00                           Required Customs
   23            275.00     290.00      59         540.00    553.00                           Form/Endorsement
                                                                       Articles Admitted
   24            283.00     298.00      60         547.00    560.00
   25            290.00     305.00      61         554.00    567.00    Business papers        No form required. Endorse item clearly
   26            298.00     313.00      62         560.00    573.00    and documents.         next to mailing label as BUSINESS
   27            305.00     320.00      63         568.00    581.00                           PAPERS.
   28            313.00     328.00      64         571.00    584.00    Merchandise            PS Form 2976, Customs - CN 22 (Old
   29            320.00     335.00      65         582.00    595.00    samples without        C 1) and Sender’s Declaration (green
   30            331.00     346.00      66         582.00    595.00    commercial value,      label).
   31            338.00     353.00      67         593.00    606.00    microfilm, and
   32            346.00     361.00      68         595.00    608.00    microfiche.
   33            353.00     368.00      69         604.00    617.00    Merchandise and all    PS Form 2976-A, Customs Declaration
   34            361.00     376.00      70         604.00    617.00    articles subject to    and Dispatch Note CP 72, inside a PS
   35            369.00     384.00                                     customs duty.          Form 2976-E, Customs Declaration
                          Weight Limit: 70 lbs.
                                                                                              Envelope CP 91.

                                                                       Size Limits (223.2)
Insurance (215.5)
                                                                       Maximum length: 36 inches
  Insurance Amt.             Fee      Insurance Amt.         Fee       Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
         $100             No Fee      For document reconstruction      Return Receipt Service (221.4): NOT Available
         $200               $0.70     insurance or non-document
         $300               $1.40     insurance coverage above $800,   Note:
         $400               $2.10     add $0.70 per $100 or fraction   Coins; banknotes; currency notes (paper money); securities of
         $500               $2.80     thereof, up to a maximum of        any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks; platinum, gold,
         $600               $3.50     $2,499 per shipment.               and silver (manufactured or not); precious stones; jewelry;
         $700               $4.20                                        and other valuable articles are prohibited in EMS shipments
         $800               $4.90      $2,499 (max.)        $16.80       to Uruguay.

Size Limits (217.4)                                                    Reciprocal Service Name: CAI
Items must be large enough to accommodate GXG Air Waybill/             Country Code: UY
   Shipping Invoice (approx. 9″ x 12″)
Maximum length: 46 inches                                              Areas Served: All
Maximum width: 35 inches
Maximum height: 46 inches
Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches
General Conditions for Mailing
See the Global Express Guaranteed Service Guide for
  information about USPS acceptance locations, areas served
  in the destination country, allowable contents, packaging and
  labeling requirements, tracking and tracing, service
  standards, and other conditions for mailing.




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                                                                                                        Contents        Country Index

Uzbekistan                                                                                               International Mail Manual


Country Conditions for Mailing                                         J4                                             Uzbekistan
Prohibitions (130)                                                   Restrictions
Perishable infectious biological substances.                         Hunting weapons require prior authority of the Ministry of the
Perishable noninfectious biological substances.                        Interior.
Radioactive materials.                                               Seeds, plants, root tubers, bulbs and other plant parts, fruits,
Firearms and ammunition, explosives, combat weapons.                   legumes, and fresh vegetables are admitted as authorized by
Printed materials, plates, negatives, developed films,                 the State Quarantine Inspectorate Agroindustrial Committee.
   photographs, movies, video recordings, magnetic computer            Seeds and plants must be accompanied by plant health
   information storage media, manuscripts, records and other           certificates and import/export permits.
   sound recordings, drawings and other printed materials, and       Medicines and vitamins are admitted as authorized by the
   forms of plastic art politically or economically damaging to        Bureau for Registration of Medicines and Pharmaceuticals.
   Uzbekistan.                                                       Canceled or uncanceled postage stamps are admitted within
Pornographic, vulgar, and erotic materials.                            the framework of organized philatelic exchanges.
Soviet and foreign currency, government securities and soviet        The following articles may be mailed provided the specific
   lottery tickets, soviet Vnieshposyltorg and                         quantity is observed and the articles are for the personal use
   Vniesheconombanque checks.                                          of the addressee.
Eurocheck system forms and access cards.
Undeveloped movies and photographic films, photographic                                                                   Maximum
   plates and paper.                                                                                Unit of               Quantity
Eggs, honey, pollen, wax, honeycomb.                                        Description of Articles Measurement           Allowed
High frequency radio-electronic devices (transmitters and            1.     Clothing (coats,             piece/pair       3 of each
   receivers) regardless of strength, high frequency ultrasound             overcoats, jackets)
   equipment, and generators for industrial, scientific, and         2.     Fabric                       meter            10
   medical use, and location detection devices used to measure
   transportation speed.                                             3.     Standard electronic          piece            1 of each
Copying/reproduction equipment (with the exception of                       radio and video
   typewriters).                                                            equipment, spare parts,
                                                                            and accessories
Observations                                                         4.     Cameras, VCRs and            piece            1 of each
1. Letter-post items (ordinary or registered) must not contain              movie cameras, lenses,
                                                                            spare parts and
    any articles other than written personal messages,                      accessories
    documents, receipts, invoices, statements, and personal
    photographs.                                                     5.     Electronic music        piece                 1 of each
2. Postal items containing admitted articles in the quantities              equipment and
                                                                            electronic musical
    specified are delivered to the addressee upon payment of                instruments (keyboards,
    customs duty. No duty is collected when the aggregate value             synthesizers, etc.),
    of the contents does not exceed the equivalent of a retail              accessories and spare
    price of 30 Russian roubles (approximately $18US).                      parts
3. If prohibited articles are sent in postal items, one of the
                                                                     6.     All types of sound           piece            10
    following three procedures is followed:                                 recording devices
    (a) confiscation of the entire item;                                    (cassettes, reels, laser
    (b) confiscation of the prohibited articles, the rest of the            disks)
         contents delivered to the addressee;
    (c) return of the item to the country of origin.                 7.     All types of video           piece
                                                                            recording devices
4. Return Receipts (Advice of Delivery) are initialed or signed by          (cassettes, reels, disks,
    a postal official to indicate delivery. The addressee will not          etc.)
    sign the receipt.
5. All customs declaration forms must list the contents in           8.     Personal computers           set              1
                                                                            and peripheral
    English and include an interline translation in French,                 equipment
    Russian, or a language used in the country. If additional
    space is necessary to list the contents, a second customs        9.     Personal computer            piece            total of 15
    form should be used and the original form annotated to that             information storage
    effect.                                                                 media. Information
                                                                            storage media with
6. Books, newspapers, magazines, and other printed materials                prerecorded information
    are admitted without restriction with the exception of printed          are admissible only with
    materials that are referred to above under Prohibitions.                information from the
7. Commercial shipments must be accompanied by the                          sender on the type of
    necessary invoices and permits.                                         microcomputer and
                                                                            operating system used
                                                                            to record the
                                                                            information in question
                                                                     10.    Phonograph records           piece/set        15/2

                                                                     Except for articles whose import is expressly prohibited, items
                                                                       not subject to the above limits will be admitted, without
                                                                       restrictions, provided that they are for the personal use of the
                                                                       addressee.




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                                                                                               Contents         Country Index

Individual Country Listings                                                                                       Uzbekistan

Customs Forms Required (123)                                   Airmail
Letter-post: PS Form 2976 or 2976-A (see 123.61)               Letter-post Rates
Parcel Post: PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)
                                                                Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight         Letter
                                                                not over    post    not over     post     not over        post
Size Limits                                                      (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)      Rate      (ozs.)         Rate
Letter-post: See 243.2
Parcel Post: Maximum length: 42 inches
             Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
                                                                    1
                                                                    2
                                                                    3
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                            $0.80
                                                                             1.55
                                                                             2.30
                                                                                       12
                                                                                       16
                                                                                       20
                                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 $7.65
                                                                                                  9.25
                                                                                                 10.85
                                                                                                             44
                                                                                                             48
                                                                                                             52
                                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                        $20.75
                                                                                                                         22.45
                                                                                                                         24.20
                                                                    4        3.05      24        12.45       56          25.95
Postal/Post Cards (250)
Aerogrammes (250)
                                                       $0.70

                            $0.70 Enclosures NOT permitted
                                                                    5
                                                                    6
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             3.80
                                                                             4.55
                                                                                       28
                                                                                       32
                                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 14.05
                                                                                                 15.65
                                                                                                             60
                                                                                                             64
                                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                         27.70
                                                                                                                         29.45
                                                                    7        5.30      36        17.35
                                                                    8        6.05      40        19.05
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                              Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
                                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                               Airmail
                                                               Parcel Post Rates
                                                                Weight      Parcel     Weight     Parcel    Weight       Parcel
                                                                not over     Post      not over    Post     not over      Post
                                                                 (lbs.)      Rate       (lbs.)     Rate      (lbs.)       Rate
                                                                    1      $16.50         16      $60.25       31       $105.25
                                                                    2       19.00         17       63.25       32        108.25
                                                                    3       21.75         18       66.25       33         111.25
                                                                    4       24.50         19       69.25       34        114.25
                                                                    5       27.25         20       72.25       35        117.25
                                                                    6       30.25         21       75.25       36        120.25
                                                                    7       33.25         22       78.25       37        123.25
                                                                    8       36.25         23       81.25       38        126.25
                                                                    9       39.25         24       84.25       39        129.25
                                                                   10       42.25         25       87.25       40        132.25
                                                                   11       45.25         26       90.25       41        135.25
                                                                   12       48.25         27       93.25       42        138.25
                                                                   13       51.25         28       96.25       43        141.25
                                                                   14       54.25         29       99.25       44        144.25
                                                                   15       57.25         30      102.25
                                                                                      Weight Limit: 44 lbs.

                                                               Airmail
                                                               Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)
                                                                Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                                $38.50
                                                                Each additional pound or fraction of a pound             3.50
                                                                                     Weight Limit: 66 pounds



                                                               Global Priority Mail (230)                        NOT Available




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Uzbekistan                                                                                            International Mail Manual

Economy Mail                                                      Economy Mail
Letter-post Rates                                                 Publishers’ Periodicals Rates (294)
 Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight        Letter    Weight                 Weight                   Weight
 not over    post    not over     post     not over       post     not over               not over                 not over
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)      Rate      (ozs.)        Rate      (ozs.)      Rate       (ozs.)       Rate        (ozs.)      Rate
    16
    20
    24
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
             $4.95
              5.70
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              6.50
                        36
                        40
                        44
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  $8.75

                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ9.40
                                  10.05
                                              56
                                              60
                                              64
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                        $12.00
                                                         12.65
                                                         13.30
                                                                       1
                                                                       2
                                                                       3
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                $0.44
                                                                                 0.55
                                                                                 0.71
                                                                                             12
                                                                                             14
                                                                                             16
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                        $1.71
                                                                                                         1.93
                                                                                                         2.15
                                                                                                                      26
                                                                                                                      28
                                                                                                                      30
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                $3.19
                                                                                                                                 3.39
                                                                                                                                 3.60
    28        7.30      48        10.70                                4         0.83        18          2.36         32         3.81
    32      ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              8.10

            ÁÁÁ
                        52      ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  11.35
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
                                ÁÁÁ              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                       6
                                                                       8
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                 1.05
                                                                                 1.27
                                                                                             20
                                                                                             22
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                         2.56
                                                                                                         2.77
                                                                                                                      48
                                                                                                                      64
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                 5.13
                                                                                                                                 6.45
                                                                      10         1.50        24          2.98
Economy Mail
Parcel Post Rates
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ                     ÁÁÁÁ                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                  $0.25 per pound discount for volume made up to country and tendered
                                                                  at the New Jersey International and Bulk Mail Center
                                                                                  Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
 Weight     Parcel     Weight     Parcel    Weight       Parcel
 not over    Post      not over    Post     not over      Post
  (lbs.)     Rate       (lbs.)     Rate      (lbs.)       Rate    Special Services
     5      $22.00        19      $46.40       33        $68.50
     6       24.00        20       48.00       34         70.00   Certificate of Mailing                               See 313 for fees
     7       26.00        21       49.60       35         71.50
     8       28.00        22       51.20       36         73.00   COD and Certified                         NOT for International Mail
     9       30.00        23       52.80       37         74.50
    10       32.00        24       54.40       38         76.00
    11       33.60        25       56.00       39         77.50
                                                                  Insurance (320)
    12       35.20        26       57.60       40         79.00   Available for Parcel Post only (see 324.2 for required markings)
    13       36.80        27       59.20       41         80.50     Insured Amount          Fee        Insured Amount           Fee
    14       38.40        28       60.80       42         82.00         not over                           not over
    15       40.00        29       62.40       43         83.50
                                                                         $50               $1.85            $800                $9.60
    16       41.60        30       64.00       44         85.00          $100              $2.60            $900               $10.60
    17       43.20        31       65.50                                 $200              $3.60            $1000              $11.60
    18       44.80        32       67.00                                 $300              $4.60
                      Weight Limit: 44 lbs.                              $400              $5.60      Add $1.00 for each add’l $100 or
                                                                         $500              $6.60      fraction of insurance coverage.
Economy Mail                                                             $600              $7.60
                                                                         $700              $8.60            $5000 max.         $51.60
Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)
 Regular                                                          International Business Reply Service (373)
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                               $16.50     Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.20; Cards $0.80
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound            1.50
 Books & Sheet Music, Publisher’s Periodicals                     International Money Orders (371)
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                               $11.00
                                                                  NOT Available
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound            1.00
                                                                  International Reply Coupons (372)                           Fee: $1.75
                     Weight Limit: 66 pounds
                                                                  Recorded Delivery (360)                                 NOT Available
Economy Mail
Books and Sheet Music Rates (295)                                 Registered Mail (330)                                       Fee: $7.25
                                                                  Maximum Indemnity: $40.45
 Weight               Weight               Weight                 Available for letter-post mail, including post/postal
 not over            not over              not over               cards, aerogrammes, and matter for the blind.
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)     Rate       (ozs.)       Rate
                                                                  Not applicable to M-Bags.
    16
    20
    24
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
             $2.80
              3.35
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              3.90
                        36
                        40
                        44
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                 $5.45
                                  5.90
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  6.35
                                              56
                                              60
                                              64
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                         $7.60
                                                          8.05
                                                          8.40
                                                                  Restricted Delivery (350)                                   Fee: $3.20
    28        4.45      48        6.70                            Available for Registered Mail with Return Receipt.
    32      ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              5.00

            ÁÁÁ
                        52      ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  7.15
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
                                ÁÁÁ              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                  Endorsements:         A remettre en main propre.

                                                                  Return Receipt (340)                                        Fee: $1.50
Matter for the Blind (270)                                        Available for Registered Mail and Insured Parcels.
Free when sent as Economy Mail. Weight limit: 15 lbs.




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                                                  Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                                             Contents    Country Index

Individual Country Listings                                                                               Uzbekistan

Global Express Guaranteed (GXG) (210)                                  Global Express Mail (EMS) (220)
 Weight                    Non        Weight                 Non       Not Available
 not over       Document Document     not over    Document Document
  (lbs.)         Service  Service      (lbs.)      Service  Service
   0.5            65.00                 36         418.00    438.00
    1             75.00      82.00      37         426.00    446.00
    2             89.00      96.00      38         433.00    453.00
    3            101.00     109.00      39         440.00    460.00
    4            112.00     120.00      40         448.00    468.00
    5            124.00     134.00      41         455.00    475.00
    6            136.00     146.00      42         463.00    483.00
    7            148.00     158.00      43         470.00    490.00
    8            160.00     170.00      44         478.00    498.00
    9            172.00     182.00      45         485.00    505.00
   10            180.00     190.00      46         492.00    507.00
   11            191.00     206.00      47         500.00    515.00
   12            203.00     218.00      48         507.00    522.00
   13            215.00     230.00      49         515.00    530.00
   14            226.00     241.00      50         528.00    543.00
   15            238.00     253.00      51         543.00    558.00
   16            249.00     264.00      52         543.00    558.00
   17            260.00     275.00      53         559.00    574.00
   18            271.00     286.00      54         559.00    574.00
   19            282.00     297.00      55         572.00    587.00
   20            293.00     308.00      56         572.00    587.00
   21            302.00     317.00      57         584.00    599.00
   22            311.00     326.00      58         584.00    599.00
   23            318.00     333.00      59         597.00    612.00
   24            325.00     340.00      60         597.00    612.00
   25            333.00     348.00      61         612.00    627.00
   26            340.00     355.00      62         612.00    627.00
   27            347.00     362.00      63         627.00    642.00
   28            355.00     370.00      64         627.00    642.00
   29            362.00     377.00      65         642.00    657.00
   30            373.00     388.00      66         642.00    657.00
   31            381.00     396.00      67         657.00    672.00
   32            388.00     403.00      68         657.00    672.00
   33            396.00     411.00      69         672.00    687.00
   34            403.00     418.00      70         672.00    687.00
   35            411.00     431.00
                          Weight Limit: 70 lbs.

Insurance (215.5)
  Insurance Amt.             Fee      Insurance Amt.         Fee
         $100             No Fee      For document reconstruction
         $200               $0.70     insurance or non-document
         $300               $1.40     insurance coverage above $800,
         $400               $2.10     add $0.70 per $100 or fraction
         $500               $2.80     thereof, up to a maximum of
         $600               $3.50     $2,499 per shipment.
         $700               $4.20
         $800               $4.90      $2,499 (max.)        $16.80

Size Limits (217.4)
Items must be large enough to accommodate GXG Air Waybill/
   Shipping Invoice (approx. 9″ x 12″)
Maximum length: 46 inches
Maximum width: 35 inches
Maximum height: 46 inches
Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches
General Conditions for Mailing
See the Global Express Guaranteed Service Guide for
  information about USPS acceptance locations, areas served
  in the destination country, allowable contents, packaging and
  labeling requirements, tracking and tracing, service
  standards, and other conditions for mailing.




IMM Issue 24, January 2001                                                                                         937
Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                                               Contents         Country Index

Vanuatu                                                                                          International Mail Manual


Country Conditions for Mailing                                   M6                                             Vanuatu
Prohibitions (130)                                              Airmail
Perishable infectious biological substances.                    Letter-post Rates
Radioactive materials.
                                                                 Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight       Letter
Restrictions                                                     not over    post    not over     post     not over      post
No list furnished.
                                                                     1
                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                  (ozs.)

                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             Rate
                                                                             $0.80
                                                                                      (ozs.)
                                                                                        12
                                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  Rate
                                                                                                  $7.65
                                                                                                            (ozs.)
                                                                                                              44
                                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                         Rate
                                                                                                                       $20.75
                                                                     2        1.55      16         9.25       48        22.45
Observations                                                         3        2.30      20        10.85       52        24.20
None                                                                 4ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ    3.05      24   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ 12.45       56  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ  25.95

Customs Forms Required (123)
Letter-post: PS Form 2976 or 2976-A (see 123.61)
                                                                     5
                                                                     6
                                                                     7
                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                              3.80
                                                                              4.55
                                                                              5.30
                                                                                        28
                                                                                        32
                                                                                        36
                                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  14.05
                                                                                                  15.65
                                                                                                  17.35
                                                                                                              60
                                                                                                              64
                                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                        27.70
                                                                                                                        29.45

Parcel Post: PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)                 8        6.05      40        19.05

Size Limits
                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                      ÁÁÁÁ                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
Letter-post: See 243.2                                          Airmail
Parcel Post: Maximum length: 42 inches                          Parcel Post Rates
             Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
                                                                 Weight     Parcel    Weight     Parcel    Weight       Parcel
                                                                 not over    Post     not over    Post     not over      Post
Postal/Post Cards (250)                                 $0.70
                                                                  (lbs.)     Rate      (lbs.)      Rate     (lbs.)       Rate
Aerogrammes (250)              $0.70 Enclosures NOT permitted        1      $12.50       16      $71.65       31       $130.15
                                                                     2       16.00       17        75.55      32        134.05
                                                                     3       20.00       18        79.45      33        137.95
                                                                     4       24.25       19        83.35      34        141.85
                                                                     5       28.75       20        87.25      35        145.75
                                                                     6       32.65       21        91.15      36        149.65
                                                                     7       36.55       22        95.05      37        153.55
                                                                     8       40.45       23        98.95      38        157.45
                                                                     9       44.35       24      102.85       39        161.35
                                                                    10       48.25       25      106.75       40        165.25
                                                                    11       52.15       26       110.65      41        169.15
                                                                    12       56.05       27       114.55      42        173.05
                                                                    13       59.95       28       118.45      43        176.95
                                                                    14       63.85       29      122.35       44        180.85
                                                                    15       67.75       30      126.25
                                                                                     Weight Limit: 44 lbs.

                                                                Airmail
                                                                Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)
                                                                 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                              $38.50
                                                                 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound           3.50
                                                                                   Weight Limit: 66 pounds



                                                                Global Priority Mail (230)                       NOT Available




938                                                                                  IMM Issue 24, January 2001
                                                Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                                                     Contents        Country Index

Individual Country Listings                                                                                                  Vanuatu

Economy Mail                                                      Economy Mail
Letter-post Rates                                                 Publishers’ Periodicals Rates (294)
 Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight        Letter    Weight                 Weight                 Weight
 not over    post    not over     post     not over       post     not over               not over               not over
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)      Rate      (ozs.)        Rate      (ozs.)      Rate       (ozs.)      Rate       (ozs.)       Rate
    16
    20
    24
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
             $4.95
              5.70
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              6.50
                        36
                        40
                        44
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  $8.75

                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ9.40
                                  10.05
                                              56
                                              60
                                              64
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                        $12.00
                                                         12.65
                                                         13.30
                                                                       1
                                                                       2
                                                                       3
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                $0.44
                                                                                 0.55
                                                                                 0.71
                                                                                             12
                                                                                             14
                                                                                             16
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                       $1.71
                                                                                                        1.93
                                                                                                        2.15
                                                                                                                    26
                                                                                                                    28
                                                                                                                    30
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                               $3.19
                                                                                                                                3.39
                                                                                                                                3.60
    28        7.30      48        10.70                                4         0.83        18         2.36        32          3.81
    32      ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              8.10

            ÁÁÁ
                        52      ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  11.35
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
                                ÁÁÁ              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                       6
                                                                       8
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                 1.05
                                                                                 1.27
                                                                                             20
                                                                                             22
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                        2.56
                                                                                                        2.77
                                                                                                                    48
                                                                                                                    64
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                5.13
                                                                                                                                6.45
                                                                      10         1.50        24         2.98
Economy Mail
Parcel Post Rates
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ                   ÁÁÁÁ                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                  $0.25 per pound discount for volume made up to country and tendered
                                                                  at the New Jersey International and Bulk Mail Center
                                                                                  Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
 Weight     Parcel     Weight     Parcel    Weight       Parcel
 not over    Post      not over    Post     not over      Post
  (lbs.)     Rate       (lbs.)     Rate      (lbs.)       Rate    Special Services
     5      $21.50        19      $39.80       33        $58.00
     6       22.80        20       41.10       34         59.30   Certificate of Mailing                            See 313 for fees
     7       24.10        21       42.40       35         60.60
     8       25.40        22       43.70       36         61.90   COD and Certified                        NOT for International Mail
     9       26.70        23       45.00       37         63.20
    10       28.10        24       46.30       38         64.50
    11       29.40        25       47.60       39         65.80
                                                                  Insurance (320)                                         NOT Available
    12       30.70        26       48.90       40         67.10
    13       32.00        27       50.20       41         68.40   International Business Reply Service (373)
    14       33.30        28       51.50       42         69.70   Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.20; Cards $0.80
    15       34.60        29       52.80       43         71.00
    16       35.90        30       54.10       44         72.30   International Money Orders (371)
    17       37.20        31       55.40                          NOT Available
    18       38.50        32       56.70
                      Weight Limit: 44 lbs.                       International Reply Coupons (372)                         Fee: $1.75

Economy Mail                                                      Recorded Delivery (360)                                 NOT Available
Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)
                                                                  Registered Mail (330)                                     Fee: $7.25
 Regular                                                          Maximum Indemnity: $40.45
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                               $16.50     Available for letter-post mail, including post/postal
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound            1.50     cards, aerogrammes, and matter for the blind.
 Books & Sheet Music, Publisher’s Periodicals                     Not applicable to M-Bags.
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                               $11.00
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound            1.00     Restricted Delivery (350)                               NOT Available
                     Weight Limit: 66 pounds
                                                                  Return Receipt (340)                                      Fee: $1.50
                                                                  Available for Registered Mail.
Economy Mail
Books and Sheet Music Rates (295)
 Weight               Weight               Weight
 not over            not over              not over
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)     Rate       (ozs.)       Rate
    16
    20
    24
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
             $2.80
              3.35
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              3.90
                        36
                        40
                        44
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                 $5.45
                                  5.90
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  6.35
                                              56
                                              60
                                              64
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                         $7.60
                                                          8.05
                                                          8.40
    28        4.45      48        6.70
    32      ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              5.00

            ÁÁÁ
                        52      ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  7.15
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
                                ÁÁÁ              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
Matter for the Blind (270)
Free when sent as Economy Mail. Weight limit: 15 lbs.




IMM Issue 24, January 2001                                                                                                         939
Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                                                      Contents             Country Index

Vanuatu                                                                                                 International Mail Manual

Global Express Guaranteed (GXG) (210)                                  Global Express Mail (EMS) (220)
 Weight                    Non        Weight                 Non        Weight                Weight               Weight
 not over       Document Document     not over    Document Document     not over             not over              not over
  (lbs.)         Service  Service      (lbs.)      Service  Service      (lbs.)     Rate       (lbs.)    Rate       (lbs.)    Rate
   0.5
    1
                 $45.00
                  52.00     $59.00
                                        36
                                        37
                                                  $376.00
                                                   384.00
                                                            $391.00
                                                             399.00
                                                                          0.5
                                                                            1
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                   $17.00
                                                                                    20.50
                                                                                                  6
                                                                                                  7
                                                                                                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                        $40.20
                                                                                                         44.40
                                                                                                                      12
                                                                                                                      13
                                                                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                             $65.40
                                                                                                                              69.60
                                                                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
    2             65.00      72.00      38         391.00    406.00         2       24.00         8      48.60        14      73.80
    3
    4
    5
                  79.00
                  93.00
                 106.00
                             86.00
                            100.00
                            113.00
                                        39
                                        40
                                        41
                                                   398.00
                                                   404.00
                                                   411.00
                                                             413.00
                                                             419.00
                                                             426.00
                                                                            3
                                                                            4
                                                                            5
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                    28.00
                                                                                    32.00
                                                                                    36.00
                                                                                                  9
                                                                                                 10
                                                                                                 11
                                                                                                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                         52.80
                                                                                                         57.00
                                                                                                         61.20
                                                                                                                      15
                                                                                                                      16
                                                                                                                      17
                                                                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              78.00
                                                                                                                              82.20
                                                                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              86.40
    6            119.00     126.00      42         418.00    433.00           For each additional pound or fraction: Add $4.20
    7
    8
                 131.00
                 143.00
                            138.00
                            150.00
                                        43
                                        44
                                                   425.00
                                                   432.00
                                                             440.00
                                                             447.00
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            Weight Limit: 22 lbs.            ÁÁÁÁ
    9            156.00     163.00      45         439.00    454.00    Insurance (221.3)
   10            165.00     177.00      46         446.00    461.00
   11            175.00     187.00      47         452.00    467.00    Note: EMS merchandise insurance is not available to this
   12            185.00     197.00      48         459.00    474.00    country. Document reconstruction insurance coverage is
   13            195.00     207.00      49         466.00    481.00    provided, at no additional cost, to a maximum of $500 per
   14            205.00     217.00      50         478.00    493.00    shipment. See 221.33.
   15            214.00     229.00      51         485.00    498.00
   16            223.00     238.00      52         492.00    505.00
   17            231.00     246.00      53         499.00    512.00                            Required Customs
   18            238.00     253.00      54         506.00    519.00    Articles Admitted       Form/Endorsement
   19            246.00     261.00      55         513.00    526.00    Correspondence          PS Form 2976, Customs - CN 22 (Old
   20            253.00     268.00      56         520.00    533.00    and business            C 1) and Sender’s Declaration (green
   21            260.00     275.00      57         527.00    540.00    papers.                 label). Endorse item clearly next to
   22            268.00     283.00      58         533.00    546.00                            mailing label as BUSINESS PAPERS.
   23            275.00     290.00      59         540.00    553.00    Merchandise             PS Form 2976, Customs - CN 22 (Old
   24            283.00     298.00      60         547.00    560.00    samples without         C 1) and Sender’s Declaration (green
   25            290.00     305.00      61         554.00    567.00    commercial value.       label).
   26            298.00     313.00      62         560.00    573.00
   27            305.00     320.00      63         568.00    581.00    Size Limits (223.2)
   28            313.00     328.00      64         571.00    584.00
                                                                       Maximum length: 36 inches
   29            320.00     335.00      65         582.00    595.00
   30            331.00     346.00      66         582.00    595.00    Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
   31            338.00     353.00      67         593.00    606.00
                                                                       Return Receipt Service (221.4): NOT Available
   32            346.00     361.00      68         595.00    608.00
   33            353.00     368.00      69         604.00    617.00    Notes:
   34            361.00     376.00      70         604.00    617.00    1. Merchandise and all articles subject to customs duty are
   35            369.00     384.00                                        prohibited.
                          Weight Limit: 70 lbs.                        2. Coins; banknotes; currency notes (paper money); securities
                                                                          of any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks; platinum,
Insurance (215.5)                                                         gold, and silver (manufactured or not); precious stones;
                                                                          jewelry; and other valuable articles are prohibited in EMS
  Insurance Amt.             Fee      Insurance Amt.         Fee          shipments to Vanuatu.
         $100             No Fee      For document reconstruction
                                                                       Reciprocal Service Name: EMS
         $200               $0.70     insurance or non-document          (Note: Service is available to Vanuatu but not from it.)
         $300               $1.40     insurance coverage above $800,
         $400               $2.10     add $0.70 per $100 or fraction   Country Code: VU
         $500               $2.80     thereof, up to a maximum of
         $600               $3.50     $2,499 per shipment.             Areas Served
         $700               $4.20                                      EMS is available only to the following locations:
         $800               $4.90      $2,499 (max.)        $16.80       Port Vila
                                                                         Santo
Size Limits (217.4)
Items must be large enough to accommodate GXG Air Waybill/
   Shipping Invoice (approx. 9″ x 12″)
Maximum length: 46 inches
Maximum width: 35 inches
Maximum height: 46 inches
Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches
General Conditions for Mailing
See the Global Express Guaranteed Service Guide for
  information about USPS acceptance locations, areas served
  in the destination country, allowable contents, packaging and
  labeling requirements, tracking and tracing, service
  standards, and other conditions for mailing.




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                                                                                              Contents         Country Index

Individual Country Listings                                                                                     Vatican City


Country Conditions for Mailing                                  H4                                        Vatican City
Prohibitions (130)                                             Airmail
Perishable infectious biological substances.                   Letter-post Rates
Perishable noninfectious biological substances.
Radioactive materials.                                          Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight       Letter
Same as Italy.                                                  not over    post    not over     post     not over      post

Restrictions                                                        1
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                 (ozs.)

                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                            Rate
                                                                            $0.80
                                                                                     (ozs.)
                                                                                       12
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 Rate
                                                                                                 $7.55
                                                                                                           (ozs.)
                                                                                                             44
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                        Rate
                                                                                                                      $16.90
No list furnished.                                                  2        1.60      16         8.70       48        18.10
                                                                    3        2.40      20         9.85       52        19.35
Observations                                                        4ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ    3.20      24   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ 11.00       56  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ  20.60
None
                                                                    5
                                                                    6
                                                                    7
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             4.00
                                                                             4.80
                                                                             5.60
                                                                                       28
                                                                                       32
                                                                                       36
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 12.15
                                                                                                 13.30
                                                                                                 14.50
                                                                                                             60
                                                                                                             64
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       21.85
                                                                                                                       23.10

Customs Forms Required (123)                                        8        6.40      40        15.70
Letter-post: PS Form 2976 or 2976-A (see 123.61)
Parcel Post: PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                              Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                               Airmail
Size Limits                                                    Parcel Post Rates
Letter-post: See 243.2
Parcel Post: Maximum length: 42 inches                          Weight     Parcel    Weight     Parcel    Weight       Parcel
             Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches       not over    Post     not over    Post     not over      Post
                                                                 (lbs.)     Rate      (lbs.)     Rate      (lbs.)       Rate
Postal/Post Cards (250)                                $0.70        1      $14.00       16      $54.65       31        $98.15
                                                                    2       15.50       17        57.55      32        101.05
Aerogrammes (250)             $0.70 Enclosures NOT permitted        3       17.50       18        60.45      33        103.95
                                                                    4       20.25       19        63.35      34        106.85
                                                                    5       22.75       20        66.25      35        109.75
                                                                    6       25.65       21        69.15      36        112.65
                                                                    7       28.55       22        72.05      37        115.55
                                                                    8       31.45       23        74.95      38        118.45
                                                                    9       34.35       24        77.85      39        121.35
                                                                   10       37.25       25        80.75      40        124.25
                                                                   11       40.15       26        83.65      41        127.15
                                                                   12       43.05       27        86.55      42        130.05
                                                                   13       45.95       28        89.45      43        132.95
                                                                   14       48.85       29        92.35      44        135.85
                                                                   15       51.75       30        95.25
                                                                                    Weight Limit: 44 lbs.

                                                               Airmail
                                                               Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)
                                                                Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                              $27.50
                                                                Each additional pound or fraction of a pound           2.50
                                                                                  Weight Limit: 66 pounds



                                                               Global Priority Mail (230)                       NOT Available




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                                                                                                     Contents          Country Index

Vatican City                                                                                          International Mail Manual

Economy Mail                                                      Economy Mail
Letter-post Rates                                                 Publishers’ Periodicals Rates (294)
 Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight        Letter    Weight                 Weight                   Weight
 not over    post    not over     post     not over       post     not over               not over                 not over
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)      Rate      (ozs.)        Rate      (ozs.)      Rate       (ozs.)       Rate        (ozs.)      Rate
    16
    20
    24
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
             $3.80
              4.45
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              5.10
                        36
                        40
                        44
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  $6.90

                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ7.50
                                   8.10
                                              56
                                              60
                                              64
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                         $9.90
                                                         10.50
                                                         11.10
                                                                       1
                                                                       2
                                                                       3
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                $0.44
                                                                                 0.55
                                                                                 0.71
                                                                                             12
                                                                                             14
                                                                                             16
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                        $1.71
                                                                                                         1.93
                                                                                                         2.15
                                                                                                                      26
                                                                                                                      28
                                                                                                                      30
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                $3.19
                                                                                                                                 3.39
                                                                                                                                 3.60
    28        5.70      48         8.70                                4         0.83        18          2.36         32         3.81
    32      ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              6.30

            ÁÁÁ
                        52      ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
                                ÁÁÁ
                                   9.30          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                       6
                                                                       8
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                 1.05
                                                                                 1.27
                                                                                             20
                                                                                             22
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                         2.56
                                                                                                         2.77
                                                                                                                      48
                                                                                                                      64
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                 5.13
                                                                                                                                 6.45
                                                                      10         1.50        24          2.98
Economy Mail
Parcel Post Rates
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ                     ÁÁÁÁ                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                  $0.25 per pound discount for volume made up to country and tendered
                                                                  at the New Jersey International and Bulk Mail Center
                                                                                  Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
 Weight     Parcel     Weight     Parcel    Weight       Parcel
 not over    Post      not over    Post     not over      Post
  (lbs.)     Rate       (lbs.)     Rate      (lbs.)       Rate    Special Services
     5      $18.25        19      $32.30       33        $44.80
     6       19.35        20       33.25       34         45.65   Certificate of Mailing                               See 313 for fees
     7       20.45        21       34.15       35         46.50
     8       21.55        22       35.05       36         47.35   COD and Certified                         NOT for International Mail
     9       22.65        23       35.95       37         48.20
    10       23.75        24       36.85       38         49.05
    11       24.70        25       37.75       39         49.90
                                                                  Insurance (320)
    12       25.65        26       38.65       40         50.75   Available for Parcel Post only (see 324.2 for required markings)
    13       26.60        27       39.55       41         51.60     Insured Amount          Fee        Insured Amount           Fee
    14       27.55        28       40.45       42         52.45         not over                           not over
    15       28.50        29       41.35       43         53.30
                                                                         $50               $1.85            $800                $9.60
    16       29.45        30       42.25       44         54.15          $100              $2.60            $900               $10.60
    17       30.40        31       43.10                                 $200              $3.60            $1000              $11.60
    18       31.35        32       43.95                                 $300              $4.60
                      Weight Limit: 44 lbs.                              $400              $5.60      Add $1.00 for each add’l $100 or
                                                                         $500              $6.60      fraction of insurance coverage.
Economy Mail                                                             $600              $7.60
                                                                         $700              $8.60            $2200 max.         $23.60
Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)
 Regular                                                          International Business Reply Service (373)
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                               $15.95     Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.20; Cards $0.80
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound            1.45
 Books & Sheet Music, Publisher’s Periodicals                     International Money Orders (371)
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                                $9.90
                                                                  Maximum Amount Available: $700                              Fee: $8.50
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound            0.90
                                                                  International Reply Coupons (372)                           Fee: $1.75
                     Weight Limit: 66 pounds
                                                                  Recorded Delivery (360)                                 NOT Available
Economy Mail
Books and Sheet Music Rates (295)                                 Registered Mail (330)                                       Fee: $7.25
                                                                  Maximum Indemnity: $40.45
 Weight               Weight               Weight                 Available for letter-post mail, including post/postal
 not over            not over              not over               cards, aerogrammes, and matter for the blind.
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)     Rate       (ozs.)       Rate
                                                                  Not applicable to M-Bags.
    16
    20
    24
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
             $2.65
              3.20
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              3.75
                        36
                        40
                        44
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                 $5.10
                                  5.50
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  5.90
                                              56
                                              60
                                              64
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                         $7.00
                                                          7.40
                                                          7.80
                                                                  Restricted Delivery (350)                                   Fee: $3.20
    28        4.25      48        6.20                            Available for Registered Mail with Return Receipt.
    32      ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              4.75

            ÁÁÁ
                        52      ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  6.60
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
                                ÁÁÁ              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                  Endorsements:         A remettre en main propre.

                                                                  Return Receipt (340)                                        Fee: $1.50
Matter for the Blind (270)                                        Available for Registered Mail and Insured Parcels.
Free when sent as Economy Mail. Weight limit: 15 lbs.




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                                                                                             Contents    Country Index

Individual Country Listings                                                                               Vatican City

Global Express Guaranteed (GXG) (210)                                  Global Express Mail (EMS) (220)
 Weight                    Non        Weight                 Non       Not Available
 not over       Document Document     not over    Document Document
  (lbs.)         Service  Service      (lbs.)      Service  Service
   0.5           $32.00                 36        $179.00   $189.00
    1             39.00     $44.00      37         182.00    192.00
    2             46.00      51.00      38         186.00    196.00
    3             53.00      58.00      39         189.00    199.00
    4             60.00      65.00      40         192.00    202.00
    5             67.00      72.00      41         196.00    206.00
    6             72.00      77.00      42         199.00    209.00
    7             76.00      81.00      43         203.00    213.00
    8             80.00      86.00      44         206.00    216.00
    9             85.00      91.00      45         210.00    220.00
   10             89.00      95.00      46         213.00    223.00
   11             92.00     100.00      47         216.00    226.00
   12             96.00     104.00      48         220.00    230.00
   13             99.00     107.00      49         223.00    233.00
   14            103.00     111.00      50         229.00    239.00
   15            106.00     114.00      51         232.00    242.00
   16            109.00     117.00      52         236.00    246.00
   17            113.00     121.00      53         239.00    249.00
   18            116.00     124.00      54         243.00    253.00
   19            120.00     128.00      55         246.00    256.00
   20            123.00     131.00      56         250.00    260.00
   21            126.00     134.00      57         253.00    263.00
   22            130.00     138.00      58         256.00    266.00
   23            133.00     141.00      59         260.00    270.00
   24            137.00     145.00      60         263.00    273.00
   25            140.00     148.00      61         267.00    277.00
   26            143.00     153.00      62         270.00    280.00
   27            147.00     157.00      63         274.00    284.00
   28            150.00     160.00      64         277.00    287.00
   29            153.00     163.00      65         281.00    291.00
   30            158.00     168.00      66         284.00    294.00
   31            162.00     172.00      67         287.00    297.00
   32            165.00     175.00      68         291.00    301.00
   33            169.00     179.00      69         294.00    304.00
   34            172.00     182.00      70         298.00    308.00
   35            175.00     185.00
                          Weight Limit: 70 lbs.

Insurance (215.5)
  Insurance Amt.             Fee      Insurance Amt.         Fee
         $100             No Fee      For document reconstruction
         $200               $0.70     insurance or non-document
         $300               $1.40     insurance coverage above $800,
         $400               $2.10     add $0.70 per $100 or fraction
         $500               $2.80     thereof, up to a maximum of
         $600               $3.50     $2,499 per shipment.
         $700               $4.20
         $800               $4.90      $2,499 (max.)        $16.80

Size Limits (217.4)
Items must be large enough to accommodate GXG Air Waybill/
   Shipping Invoice (approx. 9″ x 12″)
Maximum length: 46 inches
Maximum width: 35 inches
Maximum height: 46 inches
Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches
General Conditions for Mailing
See the Global Express Guaranteed Service Guide for
  information about USPS acceptance locations, areas served
  in the destination country, allowable contents, packaging and
  labeling requirements, tracking and tracing, service
  standards, and other conditions for mailing.




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                                                                                                   Contents          Country Index

Venezuela                                                                                            International Mail Manual


Country Conditions for Mailing                                       E5                                             Venezuela
Prohibitions (130)                                                  Airmail
Cigarette papers.                                                   Letter-post Rates
Coffee, coffee extracts, and similar preparations containing
   coffee.                                                           Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight       Letter
Coins; banknotes; currency notes (paper money); traveler’s           not over    post    not over     post     not over      post
   checks; securities payable to bearer; platinum, gold,and
   silver (manufactured or not); precious stones; jewelry; and           1
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                      (ozs.)

                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                 Rate
                                                                                 $0.80
                                                                                          (ozs.)
                                                                                            12
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      Rate
                                                                                                      $7.65
                                                                                                                (ozs.)
                                                                                                                  44
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                             Rate
                                                                                                                           $20.75
   other valuable articles.                                              2        1.55      16         9.25       48        22.45
                                                                         3        2.30      20        10.85       52        24.20
Lottery and similar tickets.
Natural and cultivated pearls.                                           4ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ    3.05      24   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ 12.45       56   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ 25.95
Perishable infectious biological substances.
Perishable noninfectious biological substances.
                                                                         5
                                                                         6
                                                                         7
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                  3.80
                                                                                  4.55
                                                                                  5.30
                                                                                            28
                                                                                            32
                                                                                            36
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                      14.05
                                                                                                      15.65
                                                                                                      17.35
                                                                                                                  60
                                                                                                                  64
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                            27.70
                                                                                                                            29.45
Radioactive materials.
                                                                         8        6.05      40        19.05
Restrictions
Prior authorization of the Venezuelan authorities is required for
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                   Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
   most foodstuffs, plants and plant parts, and most                Airmail
   merchandise.                                                     Parcel Post Rates
Pharmaceutical specialties/products must be authorized by the
   Minister of Health, Agriculture and Boviculture of Venezuela.     Weight     Parcel    Weight     Parcel    Weight       Parcel
                                                                     not over    Post     not over    Post     not over      Post
                                                                      (lbs.)     Rate      (lbs.)     Rate      (lbs.)       Rate
Observations                                                             1      $14.00       16      $48.75       31        $86.25
1. Letter-post items may not contain dutiable articles.                  2       15.50       17        51.25      32         88.75
                                                                         3       17.25       18        53.75      33         91.25
2. Import licenses/permits are required for most goods.
                                                                         4       19.25       19        56.25      34         93.75
    Therefore, senders should ascertain from the addressee
                                                                         5       21.25       20        58.75      35         96.25
    before mailing whether the necessary documents are held.
                                                                         6       23.75       21        61.25      36         98.75
3. Items containing printed matter must have affixed to the              7       26.25       22        63.75      37        101.25
    wrapper PS Form 2976, Customs - CN 22 (Old C 1) and                  8       28.75       23        66.25      38        103.75
    Sender’s Declaration (green label)                                   9       31.25       24        68.75      39        106.25
4. Customs duty is generally assessed on printed matter.                10       33.75       25        71.25      40        108.75
                                                                        11       36.25       26        73.75      41        111.25
Customs Forms Required (123)                                            12       38.75       27        76.25      42        113.75
Letter-post: PS Form 2976 or 2976-A (see 123.61)                        13       41.25       28        78.75      43        116.25
Parcel Post: PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)                    14       43.75       29        81.25      44        118.75
                                                                        15       46.25       30        83.75
Size Limits                                                                              Weight Limit: 44 lbs.
Letter-post: See 243.2
Parcel Post: Maximum length: 42 inches                              Airmail
             Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches           Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)

Postal/Post Cards (250)                                     $0.70    Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                              $38.50
                                                                     Each additional pound or fraction of a pound           3.50
Aerogrammes (250)              $0.70 Enclosures NOT permitted                          Weight Limit: 66 pounds



                                                                    Global Priority Mail (230)                        NOT Available




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                                                   Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                                                     Contents        Country Index

Individual Country Listings                                                                                                Venezuela

Economy Mail                                                      Economy Mail
Letter-post Rates                                                 Publishers’ Periodicals Rates (294)
 Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight        Letter    Weight                 Weight                 Weight
 not over    post    not over     post     not over       post     not over               not over               not over
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)      Rate      (ozs.)        Rate      (ozs.)      Rate       (ozs.)      Rate       (ozs.)       Rate
    16
    20
    24
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
             $4.95
              5.70
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              6.50
                        36
                        40
                        44
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  $8.75

                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ9.40
                                  10.05
                                              56
                                              60
                                              64
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                        $12.00
                                                         12.65
                                                         13.30
                                                                       1
                                                                       2
                                                                       3
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                $0.44
                                                                                 0.55
                                                                                 0.71
                                                                                             12
                                                                                             14
                                                                                             16
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                       $1.71
                                                                                                        1.93
                                                                                                        2.15
                                                                                                                    26
                                                                                                                    28
                                                                                                                    30
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                               $3.19
                                                                                                                                3.39
                                                                                                                                3.60
    28        7.30      48        10.70                                4         0.83        18         2.36        32          3.81
    32      ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              8.10

            ÁÁÁ
                        52      ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  11.35
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
                                ÁÁÁ              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                       6
                                                                       8
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                 1.05
                                                                                 1.27
                                                                                             20
                                                                                             22
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                        2.56
                                                                                                        2.77
                                                                                                                    48
                                                                                                                    64
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                5.13
                                                                                                                                6.45
                                                                      10         1.50        24         2.98
Economy Mail
Parcel Post Rates
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ                   ÁÁÁÁ                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                  $0.25 per pound discount for volume made up to country and tendered
                                                                  at the New Jersey International and Bulk Mail Center
                                                                                  Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
 Weight     Parcel     Weight     Parcel    Weight       Parcel
 not over    Post      not over    Post     not over      Post
  (lbs.)     Rate       (lbs.)     Rate      (lbs.)       Rate    Special Services
     5      $20.25        19      $43.75       33        $64.10
     6       22.00        20       45.40       34         65.50   Certificate of Mailing                            See 313 for fees
     7       23.75        21       46.85       35         66.90
     8       25.50        22       48.30       36         68.30   COD and Certified                        NOT for International Mail
     9       27.25        23       49.75       37         69.70
    10       28.90        24       51.20       38         71.10
    11       30.55        25       52.65       39         72.50
                                                                  Insurance (320)                                         NOT Available
    12       32.20        26       54.10       40         73.90
    13       33.85        27       55.55       41         75.30   International Business Reply Service (373)
    14       35.50        28       57.00       42         76.70   Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.20; Cards $0.80
    15       37.15        29       58.45       43         78.10
    16       38.80        30       59.90       44         79.50   International Money Orders (371)
    17       40.45        31       61.30                          NOT Available
    18       42.10        32       62.70
                      Weight Limit: 44 lbs.                       International Reply Coupons (372)                         Fee: $1.75

Economy Mail                                                      Recorded Delivery (360)                                 NOT Available
Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)
                                                                  Registered Mail (330)                                     Fee: $7.25
 Regular                                                          Maximum Indemnity: $40.45
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                               $16.50     Available for letter-post mail, including post/postal
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound            1.50     cards, aerogrammes, and matter for the blind.
 Books & Sheet Music, Publisher’s Periodicals                     Not applicable to M-Bags.
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                               $11.00
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound            1.00     Restricted Delivery (350)                               NOT Available
                     Weight Limit: 66 pounds
                                                                  Return Receipt (340)                                      Fee: $1.50
                                                                  Available for Registered Mail.
Economy Mail
Books and Sheet Music Rates (295)
 Weight               Weight               Weight
 not over            not over              not over
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)     Rate       (ozs.)       Rate
    16
    20
    24
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
             $2.80
              3.35
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              3.90
                        36
                        40
                        44
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                 $5.45
                                  5.90
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  6.35
                                              56
                                              60
                                              64
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                         $7.60
                                                          8.05
                                                          8.40
    28        4.45      48        6.70
    32      ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              5.00

            ÁÁÁ
                        52      ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  7.15
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
                                ÁÁÁ              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
Matter for the Blind (270)
Free when sent as Economy Mail. Weight limit: 15 lbs.




IMM Issue 24, January 2001                                                                                                         945
Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                                                     Contents         Country Index

Venezuela                                                                                              International Mail Manual

Global Express Guaranteed (GXG) (210)                                  Global Express Mail (EMS) (220)
 Weight                    Non        Weight                 Non        Weight                Weight               Weight
 not over       Document Document     not over    Document Document     not over             not over              not over
  (lbs.)         Service  Service      (lbs.)      Service  Service      (lbs.)     Rate       (lbs.)    Rate       (lbs.)    Rate
   0.5
    1
                 $45.00
                  52.00     $59.00
                                        36
                                        37
                                                  $376.00
                                                   384.00
                                                            $391.00
                                                             399.00
                                                                          0.5
                                                                            1
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                   $22.25
                                                                                    24.75
                                                                                                  6
                                                                                                  7
                                                                                                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                        $44.00
                                                                                                         48.00
                                                                                                                      12
                                                                                                                      13
                                                                                                                        ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                        ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                        ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                        ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                             $68.00
                                                                                                                              72.00
    2             65.00      72.00      38         391.00    406.00         2       28.00         8      52.00        14      76.00
    3
    4
    5
                  79.00
                  93.00
                 106.00
                             86.00
                            100.00
                            113.00
                                        39
                                        40
                                        41
                                                   398.00
                                                   404.00
                                                   411.00
                                                             413.00
                                                             419.00
                                                             426.00
                                                                            3
                                                                            4
                                                                            5
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                    32.00
                                                                                    36.00
                                                                                    40.00
                                                                                                  9
                                                                                                 10
                                                                                                 11
                                                                                                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                         56.00
                                                                                                         60.00
                                                                                                         64.00
                                                                                                                      15
                                                                                                                      16
                                                                                                                      17
                                                                                                                        ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                        ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                        ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                        ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                        ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              80.00
                                                                                                                              84.00
                                                                                                                              88.00
    6            119.00     126.00      42         418.00    433.00           For each additional pound or fraction: Add $4.00
    7
    8
                 131.00
                 143.00
                            138.00
                            150.00
                                        43
                                        44
                                                   425.00
                                                   432.00
                                                             440.00
                                                             447.00
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            Weight Limit: 44 lbs.       ÁÁÁÁ
    9            156.00     163.00      45         439.00    454.00    Insurance (221.3)
   10            165.00     177.00      46         446.00    461.00
   11            175.00     187.00      47         452.00    467.00    Note: EMS merchandise insurance is not available to this
   12            185.00     197.00      48         459.00    474.00    country. Document reconstruction insurance coverage is
   13            195.00     207.00      49         466.00    481.00    provided, at no additional cost, to a maximum of $500 per
   14            205.00     217.00      50         478.00    493.00    shipment. See 221.33.
   15            214.00     229.00      51         485.00    498.00
   16            223.00     238.00      52         492.00    505.00
   17            231.00     246.00      53         499.00    512.00                                Required Customs
   18            238.00     253.00      54         506.00    519.00    Articles Admitted           Form/Endorsement
   19            246.00     261.00      55         513.00    526.00    Business papers and         No form required. Endorse item
   20            253.00     268.00      56         520.00    533.00    documents.                  clearly next to mailing label as
   21            260.00     275.00      57         527.00    540.00                                BUSINESS PAPERS.
   22            268.00     283.00      58         533.00    546.00    Merchandise samples         PS Form 2976, Customs - CN 22
   23            275.00     290.00      59         540.00    553.00    without commercial value    (Old C 1) and Sender’s
   24            283.00     298.00      60         547.00    560.00    and computer data.          Declaration (green label).
   25            290.00     305.00      61         554.00    567.00
   26            298.00     313.00      62         560.00    573.00
   27            305.00     320.00      63         568.00    581.00
                                                                       Size Limits (223.2)
   28            313.00     328.00      64         571.00    584.00    Maximum length: 36 inches
   29            320.00     335.00      65         582.00    595.00    Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
   30            331.00     346.00      66         582.00    595.00
   31            338.00     353.00      67         593.00    606.00
                                                                       Return Receipt Service (221.4): NOT Available
   32            346.00     361.00      68         595.00    608.00    Notes:
   33            353.00     368.00      69         604.00    617.00    1. Merchandise and all articles subject to customs duty are
   34            361.00     376.00      70         604.00    617.00       prohibited in EMS shipments.
   35            369.00     384.00
                                                                       2. Coins; banknotes; currency notes (paper money); securities
                          Weight Limit: 70 lbs.                           of any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks; platinum,
                                                                          gold, and silver (manufactured or not); precious stones;
Insurance (215.5)                                                         jewelry; and other valuable articles are prohibited in EMS
                                                                          shipments to Venezuela.
  Insurance Amt.             Fee      Insurance Amt.         Fee
         $100             No Fee      For document reconstruction
                                                                       Reciprocal Service Name: CAI
         $200               $0.70     insurance or non-document        Country Code: VE
         $300               $1.40     insurance coverage above $800,
         $400               $2.10     add $0.70 per $100 or fraction   Areas Served: All
         $500               $2.80     thereof, up to a maximum of
         $600               $3.50     $2,499 per shipment.
         $700               $4.20
         $800               $4.90      $2,499 (max.)        $16.80

Size Limits (217.4)
Items must be large enough to accommodate GXG Air Waybill/
   Shipping Invoice (approx. 9″ x 12″)
Maximum length: 46 inches
Maximum width: 35 inches
Maximum height: 46 inches
Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches
General Conditions for Mailing
See the Global Express Guaranteed Service Guide for
  information about USPS acceptance locations, areas served
  in the destination country, allowable contents, packaging and
  labeling requirements, tracking and tracing, service
  standards, and other conditions for mailing.




946                                                                                          IMM Issue 24, January 2001
                                                        Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                                                                                         Contents          Country Index

Individual Country Listings                                                                                                                                      Vietnam


Country Conditions for Mailing                                                                             L5                                               Vietnam
Prohibitions (130)                                                                                                 and periodicals; children’s picture and painting books:
Arms of all kinds, munitions, war material, and accessories.                                                       and music books, sheet music and calendars.
Coins; banknotes; currency notes; securities payable to bearer;                                              e. Merchandise shipments other than gifts and gifts valued
   platinum, gold, or silver (manufactured or not); precious                                                       at $200 and above, are prohibited unless the sender
   stones; jewelry; and other valuable articles.                                                                   has a validated export license issued by the Office of
Invisible ink, codes, cyphers, symbols or other types of secret                                                    Export Administration, U.S. Department of
   correspondence, and shorthand notes.                                                                            Commerce, Washington, D.C. 20230.
Perishable infectious biological substances.                                                              2. Gift shipments containing merchandise value at under $200
Products made from non-Vietnamese tobacco.                                                                   may be mailed without a validated export license. Mark
Radio transmitters and receivers and radio set accessories of                                                address side of shipment “GIFT—EXPORT LICENSE NOT
   any kind.                                                                                                 REQUIRED.”
Radioactive materials.
Sealed tinned foodstuffs.                                                                                 Customs Forms Required (123)
Unused postage stamps.                                                                                    Letter-post: PS Form 2976 or 2976-A (see 123.61)
Used clothing, blankets, mosquito nets, and shoes.                                                        Parcel Post: PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)
Cigarettes and cigars.
                                                                                                          Size Limits
Restrictions                                                                                              Letter-post: See 243.2
Any kind of merchandise of commercial value sent for trade                                                Parcel Post: Maximum length: 42 inches
   must have the authorization of the Ministry of External Trade                                                       Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
   of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
Currency, postage stamps for sale or exchange, checks, and
   securities and other financial instruments must be licensed
                                                                                                          Postal/Post Cards (250)                                     $0.70
   by the U.S. Treasury Department.                                                                       Aerogrammes (250)              $0.70 Enclosures NOT permitted
Paintings, pictures, books, newspapers, cinema films,
   photographic films, records, miscellaneous articles for the
   stage, all other literary and artistic productions, objects of art                                     See the following pages for the postage rate tables
   and of sculpture, all kinds of children’s toys must have the                                           for Vietnam.
   authorization of the Ministry of Culture of the Socialist
   Republic of Vietnam.
The following quantity limits are imposed by Vietnam on the
   indicated items:
Commodity                                                                         Quantity Limit
Coffee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 200 g
Tea . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 500 g
Paddy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1000 g
Rice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1000 g
Beans (all kinds) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1000 g
Dried Manioc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1000 g
Dried sweet potatoes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1000 g
Groundnuts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1000 g
Cooked fat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1000 g
Dried meat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1000 g
Salted meat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1000 g
Dried fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1000 g
Dried cuttlefish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1000 g

Observations
1. Due to a trade embargo, the U.S. Department of Commerce
   limits the items mailed to Vietnam to the following:
   a. Printed books, pamphlets and miscellaneous
        publications, including bound newspapers and
        periodicals; children’s picture and painting books;
        newspapers and periodicals, unbound; music books,
        sheet music, calendar blocks, paper; and advertising
        printed matter exclusively related to developed motion
        picture films, books, miscellaneous publications,
        newspapers, and periodicals.
   b. Commercial phonograph records, recorded; and
        prerecorded records reproducing in whole or in part,
        the content of printed books, pamphlets and
        miscellaneous publications, including newspapers
        and periodicals.
   c. Motion picture film and soundtrack - exposed and
        developed.
   d. Exposed and developed microfilm reproducing, in whole
        or in part, the content of printed books, pamphlets
        and miscellaneous publications including newspapers



IMM Issue 24, January 2001                                                                                                                                             947
Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                        Contents          Country Index

Vietnam                                                     International Mail Manual

                       Airmail
                       Letter-post Rates
                        Weight      Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight          Letter
                        not over     post    not over     post     not over         post
                         (ozs.)      Rate     (ozs.)      Rate      (ozs.)          Rate
                            1
                            2
                            3
                              ÁÁÁÁ
                              ÁÁÁÁ
                              ÁÁÁÁ
                              ÁÁÁÁ
                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                     $0.80
                                      1.55
                                      2.30
                                                12
                                                16
                                                20
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                          $7.65
                                                           9.25
                                                          10.85
                                                                      44
                                                                      48
                                                                      52
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                  $20.75
                                                                                   22.45
                                                                                   24.20
                            4         3.05      24        12.45       56           25.95
                            5
                            6
                              ÁÁÁÁ
                              ÁÁÁÁ
                              ÁÁÁÁ
                              ÁÁÁÁ
                              ÁÁÁÁ
                              ÁÁÁÁ
                                      3.80
                                      4.55
                                                28
                                                32
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                          14.05
                                                          15.65
                                                                      60
                                                                      64
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                   27.70
                                                                                   29.45
                            7         5.30      36        17.35
                            8         6.05      40        19.05
                              ÁÁÁÁ
                              ÁÁÁÁ                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                       Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             ÁÁÁÁ
                       Airmail
                       Parcel Post Rates
                        Weight      Parcel     Weight     Parcel    Weight         Parcel
                        not over     Post      not over    Post     not over        Post
                         (lbs.)      Rate       (lbs.)      Rate     (lbs.)         Rate
                            1       $14.50        16      $75.50       31         $134.00
                            2        18.75        17        79.40      32          137.90
                            3        23.25        18        83.30      33          141.80
                            4        26.75        19        87.20      34          145.70
                            5        32.75        20        91.10      35          149.60
                            6        36.50        21        95.00      36          153.50
                            7        40.40        22        98.90      37          157.40
                            8        44.30        23      102.80       38          161.30
                            9        48.20        24      106.70       39          165.20
                           10        52.10        25       110.60      40          169.10
                           11        56.00        26       114.50      41          173.00
                           12        59.90        27       118.40      42          176.90
                           13        63.80        28      122.30       43          180.80
                           14        67.70        29      126.20       44          184.70
                           15        71.60        30      130.10
                                              Weight Limit: 44 lbs.

                       Airmail
                       Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)
                         Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                                 $38.50
                         Each additional pound or fraction of a pound              3.50
                                            Weight Limit: 66 pounds

                       Global Priority Mail (230)
                         Flat-Rate Envelope                 Variable Weight Option
                                                 Weight                 Weight
                         Small      $5.00        Level        Rate      Level        Rate
                         Large      $9.00        0.5 lb.      $ 8.00    2.5 lbs. $21.00
                                                 1.0 lb.       12.00    3.0 lbs.  24.00
                                                 1.5 lbs.      14.00    3.5 lbs.  28.00
                                                 2.0 lbs.      17.00    4.0 lbs.  31.00
                                             Weight Limit: 4 pounds




948                                            IMM Issue 24, January 2001
          Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                                                     Contents          Country Index

Individual Country Listings                                                                                                  Vietnam

Economy Mail                                                      Economy Mail
Letter-post Rates                                                 Publishers’ Periodicals Rates (294)
 Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight        Letter    Weight                 Weight                 Weight
 not over    post    not over     post     not over       post     not over               not over               not over
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)      Rate      (ozs.)        Rate      (ozs.)      Rate       (ozs.)      Rate       (ozs.)       Rate
    16
    20
    24
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
             $4.95
              5.70
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              6.50
                        36
                        40
                        44
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  $8.75

                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ9.40
                                  10.05
                                              56
                                              60
                                              64
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                        $12.00
                                                         12.65
                                                         13.30
                                                                       1
                                                                       2
                                                                       3
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                $0.44
                                                                                 0.55
                                                                                 0.71
                                                                                             12
                                                                                             14
                                                                                             16
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                       $1.71
                                                                                                        1.93
                                                                                                        2.15
                                                                                                                    26
                                                                                                                    28
                                                                                                                    30
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                               $3.19
                                                                                                                                3.39
                                                                                                                                3.60
    28        7.30      48        10.70                                4         0.83        18         2.36        32          3.81
    32      ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              8.10

            ÁÁÁ
                        52      ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  11.35
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
                                ÁÁÁ              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                       6
                                                                       8
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                 1.05
                                                                                 1.27
                                                                                             20
                                                                                             22
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                        2.56
                                                                                                        2.77
                                                                                                                    48
                                                                                                                    64
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                5.13
                                                                                                                                6.45
                                                                      10         1.50        24         2.98
Economy Mail
Parcel Post Rates
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ                   ÁÁÁÁ                      ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                  $0.25 per pound discount for volume made up to country and tendered
                                                                  at the New Jersey International and Bulk Mail Center
                                                                                  Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
 Weight     Parcel     Weight     Parcel    Weight       Parcel
 not over    Post      not over    Post     not over      Post
  (lbs.)     Rate       (lbs.)     Rate      (lbs.)       Rate    Special Services
     5      $21.50        19      $39.80       33        $58.00
     6       22.80        20       41.10       34         59.30   Certificate of Mailing                            See 313 for fees
     7       24.10        21       42.40       35         60.60
     8       25.40        22       43.70       36         61.90   COD and Certified                        NOT for International Mail
     9       26.70        23       45.00       37         63.20
    10       28.10        24       46.30       38         64.50
    11       29.40        25       47.60       39         65.80
                                                                  Insurance (320)                                         NOT Available
    12       30.70        26       48.90       40         67.10
    13       32.00        27       50.20       41         68.40   International Business Reply Service (373)
    14       33.30        28       51.50       42         69.70   Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.20; Cards $0.80
    15       34.60        29       52.80       43         71.00
    16       35.90        30       54.10       44         72.30   International Money Orders (371)
    17       37.20        31       55.40                          Maximum Amount Available: $700                            Fee: $8.50
    18       38.50        32       56.70
                      Weight Limit: 44 lbs.                       International Reply Coupons (372)                         Fee: $1.75

Economy Mail                                                      Recorded Delivery (360)                                   Fee: $1.90
Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)                       Available for letter-post mail, post/postal cards,
                                                                  aerogrammes, matter for the blind, and M-bags.
 Regular
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                               $16.50     Registered Mail (330)                                     Fee: $7.25
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound            1.50     Maximum Indemnity: $40.45
 Books & Sheet Music, Publisher’s Periodicals                     Available for letter-post mail, including post/postal
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                               $11.00     cards, aerogrammes, and matter for the blind.
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound            1.00     Not applicable to M-Bags.
                     Weight Limit: 66 pounds
                                                                  Restricted Delivery (350)                                 Fee: $3.20
                                                                  Available for Registered and Recorded Delivery
Economy Mail                                                      Mail with a Return Receipt.
Books and Sheet Music Rates (295)                                 Endorsements:         A remettre en main propre.
 Weight               Weight               Weight
 not over            not over              not over               Return Receipt (340)                                Fee: $1.50
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)     Rate       (ozs.)       Rate     Available for Registered and Recorded Delivery Mail.
    16
    20
    24
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
             $2.80
              3.35
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              3.90
                        36
                        40
                        44
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                 $5.45
                                  5.90
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  6.35
                                              56
                                              60
                                              64
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                         $7.60
                                                          8.05
                                                          8.40
    28        4.45      48        6.70
    32      ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              5.00

            ÁÁÁ
                        52      ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  7.15
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
                                ÁÁÁ              ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
Matter for the Blind (270)
Free when sent as Economy Mail. Weight limit: 15 lbs.




IMM Issue 24, January 2001                                                                                                         949
Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                                                      Contents         Country Index

Vietnam                                                                                                International Mail Manual

Global Express Guaranteed (GXG) (210)                                  Global Express Mail (EMS) (220)
 Weight                    Non        Weight                 Non        Weight                Weight               Weight
 not over       Document Document     not over    Document Document     not over             not over              not over
  (lbs.)         Service  Service      (lbs.)      Service  Service      (lbs.)     Rate       (lbs.)    Rate       (lbs.)    Rate
   0.5
    1
                 $32.00
                  45.00     $48.00
                                        36
                                        37
                                                  $236.00
                                                   241.00
                                                            $245.00
                                                             250.00
                                                                          0.5
                                                                            1
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                   $17.00
                                                                                    20.50
                                                                                                  6
                                                                                                  7
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                        $40.20

                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ44.40
                                                                                                                      12
                                                                                                                      13
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                             $65.40

                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ69.60
    2             52.00      55.00      38         246.00    255.00         2       24.00         8      48.60        14      73.80
    3
    4
    5
                  59.00
                  66.00
                  73.00
                             64.00
                             71.00
                             78.00
                                        39
                                        40
                                        41
                                                   251.00
                                                   256.00
                                                   261.00
                                                             260.00
                                                             268.00
                                                             273.00
                                                                            3
                                                                            4
                                                                            5
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                    28.00
                                                                                    32.00
                                                                                    36.00
                                                                                                  9
                                                                                                 10
                                                                                                 11
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                         52.80
                                                                                                         57.00
                                                                                                         61.20
                                                                                                                      15
                                                                                                                      16
                                                                                                                      17
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                          ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              78.00
                                                                                                                              82.20
                                                                                                                              86.40
    6             80.00      85.00      42         266.00    278.00           For each additional pound or fraction: Add $4.20
    7
    8
                  86.00
                  93.00
                             91.00
                             98.00
                                        43
                                        44
                                                   271.00
                                                   276.00
                                                             283.00
                                                             288.00
                                                                               ÁÁÁÁ                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            Weight Limit: 44 lbs.         ÁÁÁÁ
    9            100.00     105.00      45         280.00    295.00    Insurance (221.3)
   10            104.00     111.00      46         285.00    300.00
   11            109.00     116.00      47         290.00    305.00    Available for EMS Merchandise Shipments only
   12            115.00     122.00      48         295.00    310.00      Insured Amount        Fee      Insured Amount          Fee
   13            120.00     127.00      49         300.00    315.00          not over                       not over
   14            125.00     132.00      50         308.00    320.00
   15            130.00     137.00      51         313.00    325.00            $500         No Fee     For insurance coverage above
   16            136.00     143.00      52         318.00    330.00            $600           $1.00    $1000, add $1.00 for each $100 or
   17            141.00     148.00      53         323.00    335.00            $700           $2.00    fraction thereof, up to a maximum
   18            146.00     153.00      54         328.00    340.00            $800           $3.00    of $5000 per shipment.
   19            151.00     158.00      55         333.00    345.00            $900           $4.00
   20            156.00     165.00      56         338.00    350.00            $1000          $5.00          $5000 max.       $45.00
   21            161.00     170.00      57         343.00    355.00
   22            166.00     175.00      58         348.00    360.00                           Required Customs
   23            171.00     180.00      59         353.00    365.00                           Form/Endorsement
                                                                       Articles Admitted
   24            176.00     185.00      60         358.00    370.00
   25            181.00     190.00      61         363.00    375.00    Correspondence         PS Form 2976, Customs - CN 22 (Old
   26            186.00     195.00      62         367.00    379.00    and business           C 1) and Sender’s Declaration (green
   27            190.00     199.00      63         372.00    384.00    papers.                label). Endorse item clearly next to
   28            195.00     204.00      64         377.00    389.00                           mailing label as BUSINESS PAPERS.
   29            200.00     209.00      65         382.00    394.00    Merchandise            PS Form 2976, Customs - CN 22 (Old
   30            207.00     216.00      66         387.00    399.00    samples without        C 1) and Sender’s Declaration (green
   31            212.00     221.00      67         392.00    404.00    commercial value       label).
   32            217.00     226.00      68         397.00    409.00    and not subject to
   33            222.00     231.00      69         402.00    414.00    customs duy.
   34            227.00     236.00      70         407.00    419.00    Merchandise and all    PS Form 2976-A, Customs Declaration
   35            232.00     241.00                                     articles subject to    and Dispatch Note CP 72, inside a PS
                                                                       customs duty.          Form 2976-E, Customs Declaration
                          Weight Limit: 70 lbs.                                               Envelope CP 91. Include a commercial
                                                                                              invoice in each item.
Insurance (215.5)
  Insurance Amt.             Fee      Insurance Amt.         Fee       Size Limits (223.2)
                                                                       Maximum length: 36 inches
         $100             No Fee      For document reconstruction      Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
         $200               $0.70     insurance or non-document
         $300               $1.40     insurance coverage above $800,   Return Receipt Service (221.4): NOT Available
         $400               $2.10     add $0.70 per $100 or fraction
         $500               $2.80     thereof, up to a maximum of      Note:
         $600               $3.50     $2,499 per shipment.             Coins; banknotes; currency notes (paper money); securities of
         $700               $4.20                                        any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks; platinum, gold,
         $800               $4.90      $2,499 (max.)        $16.80       and silver (manufactured or not); precious stones; jewelry;
                                                                         and other valuable articles are prohibited in EMS shipments
Size Limits (217.4)                                                      to Vietnam. All items prohibited in regular international mail
Items must be large enough to accommodate GXG Air Waybill/               are also prohibited in international EMS to Vietnam.
   Shipping Invoice (approx. 9″ x 12″)                                 Reciprocal Service Name: EMS
Maximum length: 46 inches
Maximum width: 35 inches                                               Country Code: VN
Maximum height: 46 inches
Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches
                                                                       Areas Served
                                                                         Bentre Town          Hochiminh City       Tanan Town
General Conditions for Mailing                                           Bienhoa Town         Hongai Town          Tayninh Town
See the Global Express Guaranteed Service Guide for                      Cantho City          Hue Town             Thaibinh Town
  information about USPS acceptance locations, areas served              Caolanh Town         Longxuyen Town       Thanh Hoa City
  in the destination country, allowable contents, packaging and          Danang City          Mytho City           Thudaumot Town
  labeling requirements, tracking and tracing, service                   Hadong Town          Namdinh Town         Travinh Town
  standards, and other conditions for mailing.                           Haiduong Town        Nhatrang City        Vinh City
                                                                         Haiphong City        Phanrang Town        Vinhlong Town
                                                                         Hanoi City           Soctrang Town        Vungtau City




950                                                                                          IMM Issue 24, January 2001
                                                        Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                                                    Contents         Country Index

Individual Country Listings                                                                          Wallis and Futuna Islands


Country Conditions for Mailing                                        M6            Wallis and Futuna Islands
Prohibitions (130)                                                   Airmail
Perishable infectious biological substances.                         Letter-post Rates
Radioactive materials.
Tobacco leaves or manufactured tobacco.                               Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight       Letter
Weights and measures not of the decimal system.                       not over    post    not over     post     not over      post

Restrictions                                                              1
                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                       (ozs.)

                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                  Rate
                                                                                  $0.80
                                                                                           (ozs.)
                                                                                             12
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                       Rate
                                                                                                       $7.65
                                                                                                                 (ozs.)
                                                                                                                   44
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                              Rate
                                                                                                                            $20.75
Restrictions apply to the importation of flowers, fruit plants,           2        1.55      16         9.25       48        22.45
                                                                          3        2.30      20        10.85       52        24.20
  products of animal origin, records, and sound recordings.
                                                                          4ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ    3.05      24   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ 12.45       56  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ  25.95
Observations
1. Import permits and import certificates are required for some
                                                                          5
                                                                          6
                                                                          7
                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                   3.80
                                                                                   4.55
                                                                                   5.30
                                                                                             28
                                                                                             32
                                                                                             36
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                       14.05
                                                                                                       15.65
                                                                                                       17.35
                                                                                                                   60
                                                                                                                   64
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                             27.70
                                                                                                                             29.45
    types of goods. Therefore, senders should ascertain before            8        6.05      40        19.05
    mailing whether the necessary documents are held.
2. Import permits are not required for items valued less than
                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                           ÁÁÁÁ                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                    Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       ÁÁÁÁ
    5,000 CFP francs per item.
                                                                     Airmail
Customs Forms Required (123)                                         Parcel Post Rates
Letter-post: PS Form 2976 or 2976-A (see 123.61)                      Weight     Parcel    Weight     Parcel    Weight       Parcel
Parcel Post: PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)                  not over    Post     not over    Post     not over      Post
                                                                       (lbs.)     Rate      (lbs.)      Rate     (lbs.)       Rate
Size Limits                                                               1      $14.50       25     $110.60       49       $204.20
Letter-post: See 243.2                                                    2       18.75       26       114.50      50        208.10
Parcel Post: Maximum length: 42 inches                                    3       23.25       27       118.40      51        212.00
             Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches                 4       26.75       28      122.30       52        215.90
                                                                          5       32.75       29      126.20       53        219.80
                                                                          6       36.50       30      130.10       54        223.70
Postal/Post Cards (250)                                      $0.70
                                                                          7       40.40       31      134.00       55        227.60
                                                                          8       44.30       32      137.90       56        231.50
Aerogrammes (250)               $0.70 Enclosures NOT permitted
                                                                          9       48.20       33      141.80       57        235.40
                                                                         10       52.10       34      145.70       58        239.30
                                                                         11       56.00       35      149.60       59        243.20
                                                                         12       59.90       36      153.50       60        247.10
                                                                         13       63.80       37      157.40       61        251.00
                                                                         14       67.70       38      161.30       62        254.90
                                                                         15       71.60       39      165.20       63        258.80
                                                                         16       75.50       40      169.10       64        262.70
                                                                         17       79.40       41      173.00       65        266.60
                                                                         18       83.30       42      176.90       66        270.50
                                                                         19       87.20       43      180.80
                                                                         20       91.10       44      184.70
                                                                         21       95.00       45      188.60
                                                                         22       98.90       46      192.50
                                                                         23      102.80       47      196.40
                                                                         24      106.70       48      200.30
                                                                                          Weight Limit: 66 lbs.

                                                                     Airmail
                                                                     Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)
                                                                      Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                              $38.50
                                                                      Each additional pound or fraction of a pound           3.50
                                                                                        Weight Limit: 66 pounds



                                                                     Global Priority Mail (230)                       NOT Available




IMM Issue 24, January 2001                                                                                                          951
Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                                                    Contents          Country Index

Wallis and Futuna Islands                                                                            International Mail Manual

Economy Mail                                                     Economy Mail
Letter-post Rates                                                Publishers’ Periodicals Rates (294)
 Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight       Letter    Weight                 Weight                   Weight
 not over    post    not over     post     not over      post     not over               not over                 not over
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)      Rate      (ozs.)       Rate      (ozs.)      Rate       (ozs.)       Rate        (ozs.)      Rate
    16
    20
    24
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
             $4.95
              5.70
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              6.50
                        36
                        40
                        44
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  $8.75

                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ9.40
                                  10.05
                                              56
                                              60
                                              64
                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                       $12.00
                                                        12.65
                                                        13.30
                                                                      1
                                                                      2
                                                                      3
                                                                        ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                        ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                        ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                        ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                        ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                               $0.44
                                                                                0.55
                                                                                0.71
                                                                                            12
                                                                                            14
                                                                                            16
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                       $1.71
                                                                                                        1.93
                                                                                                        2.15
                                                                                                                     26
                                                                                                                     28
                                                                                                                     30
                                                                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                               $3.19
                                                                                                                                3.39
                                                                                                                                3.60
    28        7.30      48        10.70                               4         0.83        18          2.36         32         3.81
    32      ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              8.10

            ÁÁÁ
                        52      ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  11.35
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
                                ÁÁÁ             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                      6
                                                                      8
                                                                        ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                        ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                        ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                        ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                        ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                        ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                1.05
                                                                                1.27
                                                                                            20
                                                                                            22
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                        2.56
                                                                                                        2.77
                                                                                                                     48
                                                                                                                     64
                                                                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                                5.13
                                                                                                                                6.45
                                                                     10         1.50        24          2.98
Economy Mail
Parcel Post Rates
                                                                        ÁÁÁÁ                     ÁÁÁÁ                    ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                 $0.25 per pound discount for volume made up to country and tendered
                                                                 at the New Jersey International and Bulk Mail Center
                                                                                 Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)
 Weight     Parcel    Weight     Parcel    Weight       Parcel
 not over    Post     not over    Post     not over      Post
  (lbs.)     Rate      (lbs.)     Rate      (lbs.)       Rate    Special Services
     5      $28.75       27      $70.65       49       $104.40
     6       30.95       28        72.35      50        105.75   Certificate of Mailing                               See 313 for fees
     7       33.15       29        74.05      51        107.10
     8       35.35       30        75.75      52        108.45   COD and Certified                         NOT for International Mail
     9       37.55       31        77.40      53        109.80
    10       39.75       32        79.05      54        111.15
    11       41.65       33        80.70      55        112.50
                                                                 Insurance (320)
    12       43.55       34        82.35      56        113.85   Available for Parcel Post only (see 324.2 for required markings)
    13       45.45       35        84.00      57        115.20     Insured Amount          Fee        Insured Amount           Fee
    14       47.35       36        85.65      58        116.55         not over                           not over
    15       49.25       37        87.30      59        117.90
                                                                        $50               $1.85            $800                $9.60
    16       51.15       38        88.95      60        119.25          $100              $2.60            $900               $10.60
    17       53.05       39        90.60      61        120.60          $200              $3.60            $1000              $11.60
    18       54.95       40        92.25      62        121.95          $300              $4.60
    19       56.85       41        93.60      63        123.30          $400              $5.60      Add $1.00 for each add’l $100 or
    20       58.75       42        94.95      64        124.65          $500              $6.60      fraction of insurance coverage.
    21       60.45       43        96.30      65        126.00          $600              $7.60
    22       62.15       44        97.65      66        127.35          $700              $8.60            $1615 max.         $18.60
    23       63.85       45        99.00
    24       65.55       46      100.35                          Note: Available only for air parcels.
    25       67.25       47      101.70
    26       68.95       48      103.05                          International Business Reply Service (373)
                     Weight Limit: 66 lbs.                       Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.20; Cards $0.80

Economy Mail                                                     International Money Orders (371)
Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)                      NOT Available
 Regular                                                         International Reply Coupons (372)                           Fee: $1.75
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                              $16.50
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound           1.50     Recorded Delivery (360)                                 NOT Available
 Books & Sheet Music, Publisher’s Periodicals
 Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                              $11.00     Registered Mail (330)                                       Fee: $7.25
                                                                 Maximum Indemnity: $40.45
 Each additional pound or fraction of a pound           1.00
                                                                 Available for letter-post mail, including post/postal
                   Weight Limit: 66 pounds                       cards, aerogrammes, and matter for the blind.
                                                                 Not applicable to M-Bags.
Economy Mail
Books and Sheet Music Rates (295)                                Restricted Delivery (350)                                   Fee: $3.20
                                                                 Available for Registered Mail with Return Receipt.
 Weight               Weight               Weight
 not over            not over              not over
                                                                 Endorsements:         A remettre en main propre.
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)     Rate       (ozs.)      Rate
    16
    20
            ÁÁÁ
             $2.80
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              3.35
                        36
                        40
                                ÁÁÁ
                                 $5.45
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  5.90
                                              56
                                              60
                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                ÁÁÁÁ    $7.60
                                                         8.05
                                                                 Return Receipt (340)
                                                                 Available for Registered Mail and Insured Parcels.
                                                                                                                             Fee: $1.50

    24        3.90      44        6.35        64         8.40
    28
    32
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              4.45
              5.00
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
                        48
                        52
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  6.70
                                  7.15
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ             ÁÁÁÁ
                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                ÁÁÁÁ
                                                ÁÁÁÁ
               Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)

Matter for the Blind (270)
Free when sent as Economy Mail. Weight limit: 15 lbs.




952                                                                                   IMM Issue 24, January 2001
                                                 Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                                             Contents    Country Index

Individual Country Listings                                                                  Wallis and Futuna Islands

Global Express Guaranteed (GXG) (210)                                  Global Express Mail (EMS) (220)
 Weight                    Non        Weight                 Non       Not Available
 not over       Document Document     not over    Document Document
  (lbs.)         Service  Service      (lbs.)      Service  Service
   0.5           $32.00                 36        $236.00   $245.00
    1             45.00     $48.00      37         241.00    250.00
    2             52.00      55.00      38         246.00    255.00
    3             59.00      64.00      39         251.00    260.00
    4             66.00      71.00      40         256.00    268.00
    5             73.00      78.00      41         261.00    273.00
    6             80.00      85.00      42         266.00    278.00
    7             86.00      91.00      43         271.00    283.00
    8             93.00      98.00      44         276.00    288.00
    9            100.00     105.00      45         280.00    295.00
   10            104.00     111.00      46         285.00    300.00
   11            109.00     116.00      47         290.00    305.00
   12            115.00     122.00      48         295.00    310.00
   13            120.00     127.00      49         300.00    315.00
   14            125.00     132.00      50         308.00    320.00
   15            130.00     137.00      51         313.00    325.00
   16            136.00     143.00      52         318.00    330.00
   17            141.00     148.00      53         323.00    335.00
   18            146.00     153.00      54         328.00    340.00
   19            151.00     158.00      55         333.00    345.00
   20            156.00     165.00      56         338.00    350.00
   21            161.00     170.00      57         343.00    355.00
   22            166.00     175.00      58         348.00    360.00
   23            171.00     180.00      59         353.00    365.00
   24            176.00     185.00      60         358.00    370.00
   25            181.00     190.00      61         363.00    375.00
   26            186.00     195.00      62         367.00    379.00
   27            190.00     199.00      63         372.00    384.00
   28            195.00     204.00      64         377.00    389.00
   29            200.00     209.00      65         382.00    394.00
   30            207.00     216.00      66         387.00    399.00
   31            212.00     221.00      67         392.00    404.00
   32            217.00     226.00      68         397.00    409.00
   33            222.00     231.00      69         402.00    414.00
   34            227.00     236.00      70         407.00    419.00
   35            232.00     241.00
                          Weight Limit: 70 lbs.

Insurance (215.5)
  Insurance Amt.             Fee      Insurance Amt.         Fee
         $100             No Fee      For document reconstruction
         $200               $0.70     insurance or non-document
         $300               $1.40     insurance coverage above $800,
         $400               $2.10     add $0.70 per $100 or fraction
         $500               $2.80     thereof, up to a maximum of
         $600               $3.50     $2,499 per shipment.
         $700               $4.20
         $800               $4.90      $2,499 (max.)        $16.80

Size Limits (217.4)
Items must be large enough to accommodate GXG Air Waybill/
   Shipping Invoice (approx. 9″ x 12″)
Maximum length: 46 inches
Maximum width: 35 inches
Maximum height: 46 inches
Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches
General Conditions for Mailing
See the Global Express Guaranteed Service Guide for
  information about USPS acceptance locations, areas served
  in the destination country, allowable contents, packaging and
  labeling requirements, tracking and tracing, service
  standards, and other conditions for mailing.




IMM Issue 24, January 2001                                                                                         953
Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                                              Contents         Country Index

Western Samoa                                                                                   International Mail Manual


Country Conditions for Mailing                                  A6                                Western Samoa
Prohibitions (130)                                             Airmail
Same as for New Zealand.                                       Letter-post Rates
Restrictions                                                    Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight       Letter
                                                                not over    post    not over     post     not over      post
No list furnished.

Observations                                                        1
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                 (ozs.)

                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                            Rate
                                                                            $0.80
                                                                                     (ozs.)
                                                                                       12
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 Rate
                                                                                                 $7.65
                                                                                                           (ozs.)
                                                                                                             44
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                        Rate
                                                                                                                      $20.75
                                                                    2        1.55      16         9.25       48        22.45
None
                                                                    3        2.30      20        10.85       52        24.20

Customs Forms Required (123)
                                                                    4ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ    3.05      24   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ 12.45       56  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ  25.95

Letter-post: PS Form 2976 or 2976-A (see 123.61)
Parcel Post: PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)
                                                                    5
                                                                    6
                                                                    7
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                             3.80
                                                                             4.55
                                                                             5.30
                                                                                       28
                                                                                       32
                                                                                       36
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                 14.05
                                                                                                 15.65
                                                                                                 17.35
                                                                                                             60
                                                                                                             64
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                       27.70
                                                                                                                       29.45

                                                                    8        6.05      40        19.05
Size Limits
Letter-post: See 243.2
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                     ÁÁÁÁ                   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                            ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                              Weight Limit: 64 ounces (4 lbs.)   ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
Parcel Post: Maximum length: 42 inches                         Airmail
             Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches      Parcel Post Rates
Postal/Post Cards (250)                                $0.70    Weight     Parcel    Weight     Parcel    Weight       Parcel
                                                                not over    Post     not over    Post     not over      Post
Aerogrammes (250)           $0.70 Enclosures NOT permitted       (lbs.)     Rate      (lbs.)      Rate     (lbs.)       Rate
                                                                    1      $12.50       16      $71.65       31       $130.15
                                                                    2       16.00       17        75.55      32        134.05
                                                                    3       20.00       18        79.45      33        137.95
                                                                    4       24.25       19        83.35      34        141.85
                                                                    5       28.75       20        87.25      35        145.75
                                                                    6       32.65       21        91.15      36        149.65
                                                                    7       36.55       22        95.05      37        153.55
                                                                    8       40.45       23        98.95      38        157.45
                                                                    9       44.35       24      102.85       39        161.35
                                                                   10       48.25       25      106.75       40        165.25
                                                                   11       52.15       26       110.65      41        169.15
                                                                   12       56.05       27       114.55      42        173.05
                                                                   13       59.95       28       118.45      43        176.95
                                                                   14       63.85       29      122.35       44        180.85
                                                                   15       67.75       30      126.25
                                                                                    Weight Limit: 44 lbs.

                                                               Airmail
                                                               Direct Sack to One Addressee — M-Bags (260)
                                                                Weight Not Over 11 lbs.                              $38.50
                                                                Each additional pound or fraction of a pound           3.50
                                                                                  Weight Limit: 66 pounds



                                                               Global Priority Mail (230)                       NOT Available




954                                                                                IMM Issue 24, January 2001
                                              Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through January 25, 2001
                                                                                                     Contents        Country Index

Individual Country Listings                                                                                     Western Samoa

Economy Mail                                                      Economy Mail
Letter-post Rates                                                 Publishers’ Periodicals Rates (294)
 Weight     Letter-   Weight     Letter-   Weight        Letter    Weight                 Weight                 Weight
 not over    post    not over     post     not over       post     not over               not over               not over
  (ozs.)     Rate     (ozs.)      Rate      (ozs.)        Rate      (ozs.)      Rate       (ozs.)      Rate       (ozs.)       Rate
    16
    20
    24
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
             $4.95
              5.70
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
            ÁÁÁ
              6.50
                        36
                        40
                        44
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                  $8.75

                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ
                                ÁÁÁ9.40
                                  10.05
                                              56
                                              60
                                              64
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                 ÁÁÁÁ
                                                        $12.00
                                                         12.65
                                                         13.30
                                                                       1
                                                                       2
                                                                       3
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                         ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                $0.44
                                                                                 0.55
                                                                                 0.71
                                                                                             12
                                                                                             14
                                                                                             16
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                  ÁÁÁÁ
                                                                                                       $1.71
                                                                                                        1.93
                                                                                                        2.15
                                                                                                                    26
                                                                                                                    28