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Cambodia                                                                                          International Mail Manual


                                                                                                              Cambodia
                                                                                                            (Kampuchea)
Country Conditions for Mailing
Prohibitions (130)                                                Global Express Guaranteed (210)                    Price Group 8
Coins; banknotes; currency notes (paper money); securities         Weight               Weight               Weight
  payable to bearer; traveler’s checks; manufactured and           not over             not over             not over
  unmanufactured platinum, gold, silver; precious stones;           (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)      Price
  jewels; expensive jewelry; and other valuable articles.            0.5      $63.95       24    $420.50        48      $696.50
Radioactive materials.                                                 1       79.00       25      433.00       49       706.00
                                                                       2       97.50       26      445.50       50       715.50
Restrictions                                                           3      116.00       27      458.00       51       725.00
None                                                                   4      134.50       28      470.50       52       734.50
                                                                       5      153.00       29      483.00       53       744.00
                                                                       6      171.50       30      495.50       54       753.50
Observations                                                           7      190.00       31      508.00       55       763.00
First-Class Mail International items may not contain dutiable
                                                                       8      208.50       32      520.50       56       772.50
   articles.
                                                                       9      227.00       33      533.00       57       782.00
                                                                      10      245.50       34      545.50       58       791.50
Customs Forms Required (123)                                          11      258.00       35      558.00       59       801.00
First-Class Mail International items and Priority Mail                12      270.50       36      570.50       60       810.50
   International Flat Rate Envelopes and Small Flat Rate Boxes:       13      283.00       37      583.00       61       820.00
   PS Form 2976 (see 123.61)                                          14      295.50       38      595.50       62       829.50
Priority Mail International parcels:                                  15      308.00       39      608.00       63       839.00
   PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)                            16      320.50       40      620.50       64       848.50
                                                                      17      333.00       41      630.00       65       858.00
                                                                      18      345.50       42      639.50       66       867.50
                                                                      19      358.00       43      649.00       67       877.00
                                                                      20      370.50       44      658.50       68       886.50
                                                                      21      383.00       45      668.00       69       896.00
                                                                      22      395.50       46      677.50       70       905.50
                                                                      23      408.00       47      687.00
                                                                                       Weight Limit: 70 lbs.

                                                                  Insurance (212.5)
                                                                   Insured Amount                  Insured Amount
                                                                       not over         Fee            not over           Fee
                                                                        $100           No Fee     For document reconstruction
                                                                         200           $1.00      insurance or non-document
                                                                         300            2.00      insurance coverage above $800,
                                                                         400            3.00      add $1.00 per $100 or fraction
                                                                                                  thereof, up to a maximum of
                                                                         500            4.00      $2,499 per shipment.
                                                                         600            5.00
                                                                         700            6.00
                                                                         800            7.00         $2,499 max.        $24.00

                                                                  Value Limit (212.1)
                                                                  The maximum value of a GXG shipment to this country is
                                                                    $2,499 or a lesser amount if limited by content or value.

                                                                  Size Limits (211.22)
                                                                  The surface area of the address side of the item to be mailed
                                                                    must be large enough to completely contain the Global
                                                                    Express Guaranteed Air Waybill/Shipping Invoice (shipping
                                                                    label), postage, endorsement, and any applicable markings.
                                                                    The shipping label is approximately 5.5 inches high and
                                                                    9.5 inches long.
                                                                  Maximum length: 46 inches
                                                                  Maximum width: 35 inches
                                                                  Maximum height: 46 inches
                                                                  Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches

                                                                  General Conditions for Mailing
                                                                  See Publication 141, Global Express Guaranteed Service
                                                                    Guide, for information about areas served in the destination
                                                                    country, allowable contents, packaging and labeling
                                                                    requirements, tracking and tracing, service standards, and
                                                                    other conditions for mailing.




342                                                                                    IMM Issue 37, June 7, 2010
                                                      Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through July 15, 2010
                                                                                                       Contents               Country Index

Individual Country Listings                                                                                                      Cambodia

Express Mail International (220)                      Price Group 6    Note:
                                                                       Coins; banknotes; currency notes, including paper money;
 Weight                Weight               Weight
 not over              not over             not over                     securities of any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks;
  (lbs.)     Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)         Price        platinum, gold, and silver; precious stones; jewelry; watches;
   0.5      $28.95        24    $157.25        48         $293.25        and other valuable articles are prohibited in Express Mail
     1       32.50        25      163.00       49          298.75        International shipments to Cambodia.
     2       37.00        26      168.75       50          304.25
     3       41.50        27      174.50       51          309.75      Reciprocal Service Name: EMS
     4       46.00        28      180.25       52          315.25
     5       50.50        29      186.00       53          320.75      Country Code: KH
     6       55.75        30      191.75       54          326.25
     7       61.00        31      197.50       55          331.75      Areas Served: Only to addresses in Phnom Penh
     8       66.25        32      203.25       56          337.25
     9       71.50        33      209.00       57          342.75      Priority Mail International (230)                         Price Group 6
    10       76.75        34      214.75       58          348.25
                                                                        Weight                  Weight               Weight
    11       82.50        35      220.50       59          353.75       not over                not over             not over
    12       88.25        36      226.25       60          359.25        (lbs.)       Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)           Price
    13       94.00        37      232.00       61          364.75           1        $26.50        23    $138.00        45           $253.50
    14       99.75        38      237.75       62          370.25           2         30.75        24      143.25       46            258.75
    15      105.50        39      243.50       63          375.75           3         35.00        25      148.50       47            264.00
    16      111.25        40      249.25       64          381.25           4         39.25        26      153.75       48            269.25
    17      117.00        41      254.75       65          386.75           5         43.50        27      159.00       49            274.50
    18      122.75        42      260.25       66          392.25           6         48.75        28      164.25       50            279.75
    19      128.50        43      265.75                                    7         54.00        29      169.50       51            285.00
    20      134.25        44      271.25                                    8         59.25        30      174.75       52            290.25
    21      140.00        45      276.75                                    9         64.50        31      180.00       53            295.50
    22      145.75        46      282.25                                   10         69.75        32      185.25       54            300.75
    23      151.50        47      287.75                                   11         75.00        33      190.50       55            306.00
                      Weight Limit: 66 lbs.                                12         80.25        34      195.75       56            311.25
                                                                           13         85.50        35      201.00       57            316.50
Express Mail International — Flat Rate                                     14         90.75        36      206.25       58            321.75
Flat Rate Envelope:      $28.95                                            15         96.00        37      211.50       59            327.00
                                                                           16        101.25        38      216.75       60            332.25
Insurance (222.71)                                                         17        106.50        39      222.00       61            337.50
Available for Express Mail International merchandise                       18        111.75        40      227.25       62            342.75
shipments only                                                             19        117.00        41      232.50       63            348.00
 Insured Amount                   Insured Amount                           20        122.25        42      237.75       64            353.25
     not over           Fee           not over             Fee             21        127.50        43      243.00       65            358.50
      $100             No Fee     For insurance coverage above             22        132.75        44      248.25       66            363.75
        200            $0.75      $2,000, add $1.40 for each $500 or                           Weight Limit: 66 lbs.
        500             2.15      fraction thereof, up to a maximum    Note: Ordinary Priority Mail International includes indemnity at no cost
      1,000             3.55      of $5,000 per shipment.              based on weight. (See 230.)
      1,500             4.95
      2,000             6.35         $5,000 max.         $14.75        Priority Mail International — Flat Rate
                                                                       Flat Rate Envelope or Small Flat Rate Box: $13.45
                          Required Customs                             May contain items that may be sent as First-Class Mail
 Articles Admitted        Form/Endorsement
                                                                       International. The maximum weight is 4 lbs.
 Correspondence           PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22                Flat Rate Boxes: Medium – $43.45; Large – $55.95
 and business             (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration           The maximum weight is 20 lbs. or the limit set by the individual
 papers.                  (green label). Endorse item clearly
                                                                       country, whichever is less.
                          next to mailing label as BUSINESS
                          PAPERS.
                                                                       Size Limits (231.22)
 Merchandise              PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22                Maximum length: 42 inches
 samples without          (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration           Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
 commercial value         (green label).
 and not subject to
 customs duty.
 Merchandise and all      PS Form 2976-A, Customs
 articles subject to      Declaration and Dispatch Note
 customs duty.            CP 72, inside a PS Form 2976-E,
                          Customs Declaration Envelope
                          CP 91. Include a commercial
                          invoice in each item.

Size Limits (221.42)
Maximum length: 36 inches
Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches

Return Receipt Service (222.72): NOT Available


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Cambodia                                                                                                  International Mail Manual

First-Class Mail International (240)                    Price Group 6   Extra Services
Letters
                                                                        Certificate of Mailing (313)
 Weight
 not over                                                               Individual Pieces                                            Fee
  (ozs.)     Price                                                      Individual article (PS Form 3817)                           $1.15
    1        $0.98      Note: A letter meeting one or more of           Firm mailing books (PS Form 3877), per article listed        0.42
    2         1.76      the nonmachinable characteristics in               (minimum 3)
    3         2.54      241.217 is charged a nonmachinable              Duplicate copy of PS Form 3817 or PS Form 3877               1.15
   3.5        3.32      surcharge of $0.20.                                (per page)
Large Envelopes (Flats)                                                 Bulk Quantities                                              Fee
 Weight                Weight                Weight                     First 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)                    $6.50
 not over              not over              not over                   Each additional 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)           0.75
  (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)       Price
                                                                        Duplicate copy of PS Form 3606                               1.15
    1        $1.24        12       $8.44        44        $21.80
    2         2.03        16       10.11        48         23.47
    3         2.82        20       11.78        52         25.14        COD and Certified                       NOT for International Mail
    4         3.61        24       13.45        56         26.81
    5         4.40        28       15.12        60         28.48        Insurance (323)                                      NOT Available
    6         5.19        32       16.79        64         30.15
    7         5.98        36       18.46                                International Business Reply Service (382)
    8         6.77        40       20.13                                Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.45; Cards $0.95
Packages (Small Packets)
                                                                        International Postal Money Order (371)
 Weight                Weight                Weight                     NOT Available
 not over              not over              not over
  (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)       Price
    1        $1.44        12       $8.64        44        $22.00
                                                                        International Reply Coupons (381)                      Fee: $2.10
    2         2.23        16       10.31        48         23.67
    3         3.02        20       11.98        52         25.34        Registered Mail (330)                                  Fee: $11.50
    4         3.81        24       13.65        56         27.01        Maximum Indemnity: $45.62
    5         4.60        28       15.32        60         28.68        Available for First-Class Mail International,
    6         5.39        32       16.99        64         30.35        including postcards, and matter for
    7         6.18        36       18.66                                the blind or other physically handicapped
    8         6.97        40       20.33                                persons. Not applicable to M-bags.

                                                                        Restricted Delivery (350)                            NOT Available
Size Limits
Letters: See 241.212                                                    Return Receipt (340)                                   Fee: $2.30
Postcards: See 241.221                                                  Available for registered mail only.
Large Envelopes (Flats): See 241.232
Packages (Small Packets): See 241.242 and 241.243

Postcards (241.22)                                            $0.98

Airmail M-bags (260) —
Direct Sack to One Addressee                        Price Group 6
Weight not over 11 lbs.                                  $56.10
Each additional pound or fraction of a pound               5.10
                    Weight Limit: 66 pounds

Matter for the Blind (270)
Free when sent as First-Class Mail International, including the
   Priority Mail International Flat Rate Envelope and Small Flat
   Rate Box. Weight limit: 4 pounds.
Free when sent as Priority Mail International.
   Weight limit: 15 pounds.




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                                                                                              Contents             Country Index

Individual Country Listings                                                                                          Cameroon


                                                                                                              Cameroon
Country Conditions for Mailing
Prohibitions (130)                                                Global Express Guaranteed (210)                    Price Group 4
Coins; gold; jewelry; platinum; precious stones; and silver.       Weight               Weight               Weight
Radioactive materials.                                             not over             not over             not over
Used clothing.                                                      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)     Price
                                                                     0.5      $93.95       24    $479.50        48    $795.50
                                                                       1      110.00       25      494.00       49      806.00
Restrictions                                                           2      128.50       26      508.50       50      816.50
Banknotes; currency notes; and securities payable to bearer
                                                                       3      147.00       27      523.00       51      827.00
  may be sent only in registered shipments.
                                                                       4      165.50       28      537.50       52      837.50
                                                                       5      184.00       29      552.00       53      848.00
Observations                                                           6      202.50       30      566.50       54      858.50
None                                                                   7      221.00       31      581.00       55      869.00
                                                                       8      239.50       32      595.50       56      879.50
Customs Forms Required (123)                                           9      258.00       33      610.00       57      890.00
First-Class Mail International items and Priority Mail                10      276.50       34      624.50       58      900.50
   International Flat Rate Envelopes and Small Flat Rate Boxes:       11      291.00       35      639.00       59      911.00
   PS Form 2976 (see 123.61)                                          12      305.50       36      653.50       60      921.50
Priority Mail International parcels:                                  13      320.00       37      668.00       61      932.00
   PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)                            14      334.50       38      682.50       62      942.50
                                                                      15      349.00       39      697.00       63      953.00
                                                                      16      363.50       40      711.50       64      963.50
                                                                      17      378.00       41      722.00       65      974.00
                                                                      18      392.50       42      732.50       66      984.50
                                                                      19      407.00       43      743.00       67      995.00
                                                                      20      421.50       44      753.50       68    1,005.50
                                                                      21      436.00       45      764.00       69    1,016.00
                                                                      22      450.50       46      774.50       70    1,026.50
                                                                      23      465.00       47      785.00
                                                                                       Weight Limit: 70 lbs.

                                                                  Insurance (212.5)
                                                                   Insured Amount                  Insured Amount
                                                                       not over         Fee            not over          Fee
                                                                        $100           No Fee     For document reconstruction
                                                                         200           $1.00      insurance or non-document
                                                                         300            2.00      insurance coverage above $800,
                                                                         400            3.00      add $1.00 per $100 or fraction
                                                                                                  thereof, up to a maximum of
                                                                         500            4.00      $2,499 per shipment.
                                                                         600            5.00
                                                                         700            6.00
                                                                         800            7.00         $2,499 max.       $24.00

                                                                  Value Limit (212.1)
                                                                  The maximum value of a GXG shipment to this country is
                                                                    $2,499 or a lesser amount if limited by content or value.

                                                                  Size Limits (211.22)
                                                                  The surface area of the address side of the item to be mailed
                                                                    must be large enough to completely contain the Global
                                                                    Express Guaranteed Air Waybill/Shipping Invoice (shipping
                                                                    label), postage, endorsement, and any applicable markings.
                                                                    The shipping label is approximately 5.5 inches high and
                                                                    9.5 inches long.
                                                                  Maximum length: 46 inches
                                                                  Maximum width: 35 inches
                                                                  Maximum height: 46 inches
                                                                  Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches

                                                                  General Conditions for Mailing
                                                                  See Publication 141, Global Express Guaranteed Service
                                                                    Guide, for information about 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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Cameroon                                                                                                    International Mail Manual

Express Mail International (220)                      Price Group 7    Reciprocal Service Name: EMS Courrier Service
                                                                                                                Express
 Weight                Weight               Weight
 not over              not over             not over
  (lbs.)     Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)         Price      Country Code: CM
   0.5      $28.95        15    $109.50        30         $195.75
     1       35.50        16      115.25       31          201.50      Areas Served:
     2       40.25        17      121.00       32          207.25      Express Mail International is available only to the following
     3       45.00        18      126.75       33          213.00        locations:
     4       49.75        19      132.50       34          218.75        Bafoussam
     5       54.50        20      138.25       35          224.50        Bamenda
     6       59.75        21      144.00       36          230.25        Douala
     7       65.00        22      149.75       37          236.00        Garoua
     8       70.25        23      155.50       38          241.75        Maroua
     9       75.50        24      161.25       39          247.50        Ngaoundere
    10       80.75        25      167.00       40          253.25        Yaounde
    11       86.50        26      172.75       41          259.00
    12       92.25        27      178.50       42          264.75      Priority Mail International (230)                         Price Group 7
    13       98.00        28      184.25       43          270.50       Weight                  Weight               Weight
    14      103.75        29      190.00       44          276.25       not over                not over             not over
                      Weight Limit: 44 lbs.                              (lbs.)       Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)           Price
                                                                            1        $25.50        23    $133.00        45           $244.10
Express Mail International — Flat Rate                                      2         30.15        24      138.05       46            249.15
Flat Rate Envelope:      $28.95                                             3         34.80        25      143.10       47            254.20
                                                                            4         39.45        26      148.15       48            259.25
Insurance (222.71)                                                          5         44.10        27      153.20       49            264.30
Available for Express Mail International merchandise                        6         48.75        28      158.25       50            269.35
shipments only                                                              7         53.40        29      163.30       51            274.40
                                                                            8         58.05        30      168.35       52            279.45
 Insured Amount                   Insured Amount
     not over           Fee           not over             Fee              9         62.70        31      173.40       53            284.50
      $100             No Fee     For insurance coverage above             10         67.35        32      178.45       54            289.55
        200            $0.75      $2,000, add $1.40 for each $500 or       11         72.40        33      183.50       55            294.60
        500             2.15      fraction thereof, up to a maximum        12         77.45        34      188.55       56            299.65
      1,000             3.55      of $5,000 per shipment.                  13         82.50        35      193.60       57            304.70
      1,500             4.95                                               14         87.55        36      198.65       58            309.75
      2,000             6.35         $5,000 max.         $14.75            15         92.60        37      203.70       59            314.80
                                                                           16         97.65        38      208.75       60            319.85
                                                                           17        102.70        39      213.80       61            324.90
                          Required Customs
 Articles Admitted        Form/Endorsement                                 18        107.75        40      218.85       62            329.95
                                                                           19        112.80        41      223.90       63            335.00
 Correspondence           PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22                    20        117.85        42      228.95       64            340.05
 and business             (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration               21        122.90        43      234.00       65            345.10
 papers.                  (green label). Endorse item clearly              22        127.95        44      239.05       66            350.15
                          next to mailing label as BUSINESS                                    Weight Limit: 66 lbs.
                          PAPERS.                                      Note: Ordinary Priority Mail International includes indemnity at no cost
 Merchandise              PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22                based on weight. (See 230.)
 samples without          (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration
 commercial value.        (green label).                               Priority Mail International — Flat Rate
                                                                       Flat Rate Envelope or Small Flat Rate Box: $13.45
 Merchandise and all      PS Form 2976-A, Customs
 articles subject to      Declaration and Dispatch Note                May contain items that may be sent as First-Class Mail
 customs duty.            CP 72, inside a PS Form 2976-E,              International. The maximum weight is 4 lbs.
                          Customs Declaration Envelope                 Flat Rate Boxes: Medium – $43.45; Large – $55.95
                          CP 91. Commercial shipments must             The maximum weight is 20 lbs. or the limit set by the individual
                          be accompanied by two copies of              country, whichever is less.
                          the invoice.
                                                                       Size Limits (231.22)
Size Limits (221.42)                                                   Maximum length: 42 inches
Maximum length: 36 inches                                              Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches

Return Receipt Service (222.72): NOT Available
Note:
Coins; banknotes; currency notes, including paper money;
  securities of any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks;
  platinum, gold, and silver; precious stones; jewelry; watches;
  and other valuable articles are prohibited in Express Mail
  International shipments to Cameroon.




346                                                                                        IMM Issue 37, June 7, 2010
                                                          Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through July 15, 2010
                                                                                                     Contents            Country Index

Individual Country Listings                                                                                                  Cameroon

First-Class Mail International (240)                  Price Group 7   Extra Services
Letters
                                                                      Certificate of Mailing (313)
 Weight
 not over                                                             Individual Pieces                                              Fee
  (ozs.)    Price                                                     Individual article (PS Form 3817)                             $1.15
    1       $0.98      Note: A letter meeting one or more of          Firm mailing books (PS Form 3877), per article listed          0.42
    2        1.76      the nonmachinable characteristics in              (minimum 3)
    3        2.54      241.217 is charged a nonmachinable             Duplicate copy of PS Form 3817 or PS Form 3877                    1.15
   3.5       3.32      surcharge of $0.20.                               (per page)
Large Envelopes (Flats)                                               Bulk Quantities                                                Fee
 Weight               Weight               Weight                     First 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)                      $6.50
 not over             not over             not over                   Each additional 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)             0.75
  (ozs.)    Price      (ozs.)     Price     (ozs.)       Price
                                                                      Duplicate copy of PS Form 3606                                 1.15
    1       $1.24        12       $8.44       44        $21.80
    2        2.03        16       10.11       48         23.47
    3        2.82        20       11.78       52         25.14        COD and Certified                       NOT for International Mail
    4        3.61        24       13.45       56         26.81
    5        4.40        28       15.12       60         28.48        Insurance (323)
    6        5.19        32       16.79       64         30.15        Available for Priority Mail International merchandise parcels
    7        5.98        36       18.46                               only (see 323.72 for markings)
    8        6.77        40       20.13
                                                                       Insured Amount                    Insured Amount
Packages (Small Packets)                                                   not over           Fee            not over            Fee
                                                                             $50             $2.50
 Weight               Weight               Weight                            100              3.40      Add $1.00 for each additional
 not over             not over             not over                                                     $100 or fraction of insurance
  (ozs.)    Price      (ozs.)     Price     (ozs.)       Price               200              4.40
                                                                             300              5.40      coverage.
    1       $1.44        12       $8.64       44        $22.00
                                                                             400              6.40
    2        2.23        16       10.31       48         23.67
                                                                             500              7.40         $5,000 max.         $52.40
    3        3.02        20       11.98       52         25.34
    4        3.81        24       13.65       56         27.01
    5        4.60        28       15.32       60         28.68        International Business Reply Service (382)
    6        5.39        32       16.99       64         30.35        Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.45; Cards $0.95
    7        6.18        36       18.66
    8        6.97        40       20.33                               International Postal Money Order (371)
                                                                      NOT Available

Size Limits                                                           International Reply Coupons (381)                       Fee: $2.10
Letters: See 241.212
Postcards: See 241.221                                                Registered Mail (330)                                  Fee: $11.50
Large Envelopes (Flats): See 241.232                                  Maximum Indemnity: $45.62
Packages (Small Packets): See 241.242 and 241.243                     Available for First-Class Mail International,
                                                                      including postcards, and matter for
Postcards (241.22)                                          $0.98     the blind or other physically handicapped
                                                                      persons. Not applicable to M-bags.
Airmail M-bags (260) —
Direct Sack to One Addressee                      Price Group 7
                                                                      Restricted Delivery (350)                               Fee: $4.50
                                                                      Available for registered mail with a return receipt.
Weight not over 11 lbs.                                $46.75         Endorsements:        A remettre en main propre.
Each additional pound or fraction of a pound             4.25
                    Weight Limit: 66 pounds
                                                                      Return Receipt (340)                                    Fee: $2.30
                                                                      Available for registered mail and insured
Matter for the Blind (270)                       NOT Available        Priority Mail International parcels only.




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                                                                                                                         Canada
Country Conditions for Mailing
                                                                      Meat and meat food products must be accompanied by an
Prohibitions (130)                                                       export certificate issued by the U.S. Department of
An issue of a publication in whic h more than 5 percent of its           Agriculture and labeled in accordance with Canadian
    total advertising space is primarily directed to a Canadian          regulations. Exception to these requirements are:
    market and which indicates:                                          (1) bona fide sample shipments weighing less than 10 kg;
    a. Specifically where goods or services may be obtained in           (2) meat products addressed to a government department or
       Canada, or                                                            agency;
    b. Specific items or conditions relating to the sale or              (3) meat products intended for personal consumption when
       provision of goods or services in Canada.                             they enter Canada in the possession of the importer.
All alcoholic beverages including wines, etc.                         Precious stones, set or not set; all items used as dress
An issue of a publication that contains an advertisement                 ornaments and coming under the term “jewelry” including
    primarily directed to a Canadian market is a prohibited              articles of gold or other precious metal for personal use such
    import if that advertisement does not appear in identical            as cigarette holders, cases, powder cases, card cases,
    form in all editions of the issue distributed in the country of      opera glasses, fountain pens, watches, etc., are permitted in
    origin.                                                              insured parcels provided the articles have value not over $5
Articles so marked as to create the false impression that they           U.S. A parcel containing a number of such articles valued at
    were made in Canada, Great Britain or any other British              $5 or less may be insured for the total value of the contents
    country.                                                             up to a maximum of $200.
Commercial tags of metal.                                             Veterinary biological products including serums and vaccines
Firearms, except as follows: Firearms may be mailed to Canada            must be accompanied by a permit issued by the Veterinary
    provided that they meet the requirements in DMM 601.11.1,            Director General, Ministry of Agriculture of Canada.
    601.11.2, 601.11.3, and 601.11.6 and that the importer has
    the required documentation. Customers must visit http://
    cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/publications/pub/bsf5044-eng.html prior to        Observations
    mailing for Canadian import requirements.                         1. Banknotes valued at $100 or more must be put up in a
Gold bullion, gold dust, and nonmanufactured precious metals.            compact package and securely tied with strong twine before
Non-refillable lighters or any other lighter that contains fuel.         wrapping. The wrapper must be linen or other strong, woven
    New lighters with no fuel may be sent.                               material, linen lined paper, or two thicknesses of strong kraft
Oleomargarine and other butter substitutes, including altered or         paper. After wrapping, the package must be again securely
    renovated butter.                                                    tied or stitched and sealed at the points of closing.
Perishable infectious biological substances.                          2. The name of the Canadian province in which the office of
Perishable noninfectious biological substances.                          destination is located must appear as part of the address.
Plumage and skins of wild birds.                                      3. The following must not be accepted for insurance:
Prison-made goods being sold or intended for sale by a person            Bees, postage stamps (canceled and uncanceled) and
    or firm.                                                             albums in which they are mounted, and parcels addressed
Radioactive materials.                                                   to CFPOs.
Replica or inert munitions, as well as other devices that             4. Canadian Forces Mail (CFPO) is processed through
    simulate explosive devices or munitions, including replica or        Canadian military post offices and must be addressed in the
    inert grenades or other simulated military munitions, whether        following manner:
    or not such items are for display purposes.                          a. NUMBER, RANK, NAME UNIT
Reprints of Canadian or British works copyrighted in Canada.             b. CFPO (NUMBER)
Reproductions of Canadian postage stamps unless printed in               c. BELLEVILLE ON K0K 3R0
    publications in black and white only and with a defacing line        d. CANADA
    drawn across each reproduction.                                      Maximum weight limits for mail addressed to members of
Shipments bearing caution labels indicating the contents are             the Canadian Forces based outside of Canada (CFPO) is
    flammable.                                                           22 pounds. Parcels for CFPO addresses may not be insured.
Smoke-making devices for motor vehicles and boats.                       Direct sacks of printed matter (M-bags) are not permitted for
Used or secondhand hives or bee supplies.                                CFPO addresses.
                                                                      5. A letter fully prepaid and bearing the same address as that of
                                                                         a parcel may be tied or otherwise securely attached to the
Restrictions                                                             outside of the parcel. Stamps to cover postage on the parcel
Coins; banknotes; currency notes; securities payable to bearer;
                                                                         must be affixed to the wrapper of the parcel. Stamps to pay
  traveler’s checks; gold, silver, platinum, manufactured or
                                                                         postage on the letter must be affixed to the envelope
  not; jewelry; and other valuable articles may be sent only in
                                                                         thereof.
  registered items.
                                                                      6. Certain types of merchandise must be marked to show
  Exceptions:
                                                                         country of origin in the manner prescribed by the Canadian
  Coins sent to or from collectors or dealers may be mailed in
                                                                         customs regulations.
  ordinary (uninsured) parcels.
                                                                      7. Goods valued under 20 Canadian dollars are duty and
Drugs and medicines must comply with Canadian law.
                                                                         excise tax exempt. Goods over 20 Canadian dollars will be
Eggs for hatching must be packed in new, clean containers and
                                                                         subject to the applicable duties and excise taxes. Gift
  accompanied by a certificate issued by a veterinarian of the
                                                                         shipments received by mail that are valued under
  U.S. Department of Agriculture, or one issued by a State
                                                                         60 Canadian dollars are duty and excise tax exempt.
  veterinarian and endorsed by a veterinarian of that Bureau,
                                                                      8. For all casual and commercial items valued under 1,600
  stating that to the best of his or her knowledge the eggs
                                                                         Canadian dollars, Canada Post will collect the assessed
  come from a flock that is free from Newcastle disease, fowl
                                                                         duties and excise taxes and a handling fee of 5 Canadian
  pest, or fowl typhoid. See 135.3 for method of packing.
                                                                         dollars from the addressee. For Express Mail International
                                                                         items, the handling fee is 8 Canadian dollars. All commercial
                                                                         mail items over 1,600 Canadian dollars will be held by
                                                                         Canada Customs and Excise until proper invoice and
                                                                         accounting documentation is provided by the addressee.

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9. The Canada Customs Invoice can be obtained from                    Global Express Guaranteed (210)                    Price Group 1
   stationery, office supply, or printing companies. If mailers are
   unable to obtain the Canada Customs Invoice locally, they           Weight               Weight               Weight
                                                                       not over             not over             not over
   should visit the following Web site: www.canadapost.ca. In           (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)      Price
   addition, commercial invoices are acceptable provided that
                                                                         0.5      $33.95       24    $144.25        48      $230.25
   each invoice has the required information for customs
                                                                           1       53.50       25      148.00       49       233.50
   purposes.
                                                                           2       57.75       26      151.75       50       236.75
10.Information on Canadian customs regulations may be
                                                                           3       62.00       27      155.50       51       239.50
   obtained from the Office of International Marketing/223,
                                                                           4       66.25       28      159.25       52       242.25
   Bureau of International Commerce, Department of
                                                                           5       70.50       29      163.00       53       245.00
   Commerce, Washington, DC 20230, or any field office of
                                                                           6       74.75       30      166.75       54       247.75
   that Department.
                                                                           7       79.00       31      170.50       55       250.50
11.Obtaining post code information:
                                                                           8       83.25       32      174.25       56       253.25
   a. Information on Canadian post code directories can be
                                                                           9       87.50       33      178.00       57       256.00
      obtained from:
                                                                          10       91.75       34      181.75       58       258.75
      NATIONAL PHILATELIC CENTER
                                                                          11       95.50       35      185.50       59       261.50
      CANADA POST CORPORATION
                                                                          12       99.25       36      189.25       60       264.25
      STATION 1
                                                                          13      103.00       37      193.00       61       267.00
      ANTIGONISH NS B2G 2R8
                                                                          14      106.75       38      196.75       62       269.75
      Telephone: 1-800-565-4362
                                                                          15      110.50       39      200.50       63       272.50
      Fax: 1-902-863-6796
                                                                          16      114.25       40      204.25       64       275.25
   b. To obtain Canadian post codes for specific addresses,
                                                                          17      118.00       41      207.50       65       278.00
      call the General Information line at 1-416-979-8822 or
                                                                          18      121.75       42      210.75       66       280.75
      access the Canada Post Corporation web site on the
                                                                          19      125.50       43      214.00       67       283.50
      Internet at http://www.canadapost.ca.
                                                                          20      129.25       44      217.25       68       286.25
12.Pursuant to the Canada Customs Act and a need to
                                                                          21      133.00       45      220.50       69       289.00
   heighten border security, Canada will deny entry of all postal
                                                                          22      136.75       46      223.75       70       291.75
   items (except postcards) that do not bear complete sender
                                                                          23      140.50       47      227.00
   and addressee information in roman letters and arabic
                                                                                           Weight Limit: 70 lbs.
   numerals.
                                                                      Insurance (212.5)
Customs Forms Required (123)
First-Class Mail International items and Priority Mail                 Insured Amount                  Insured Amount
   International Flat Rate Envelopes and Small Flat Rate Boxes:            not over         Fee            not over           Fee
   PS Form 2976 (see 123.61)                                                $100           No Fee     For document reconstruction
                                                                             200           $1.00      insurance or non-document
Priority Mail International parcels:
                                                                             300            2.00      insurance coverage above $800,
   PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)                                                            add $1.00 per $100 or fraction
                                                                             400            3.00
                                                                                                      thereof, up to a maximum of
                                                                             500            4.00      $2,499 per shipment.
                                                                             600            5.00
                                                                             700            6.00
                                                                             800            7.00         $2,499 max.        $24.00

                                                                      Value Limit (212.1)
                                                                      The maximum value of a GXG shipment to this country is
                                                                        $2,499 or a lesser amount if limited by content or value.

                                                                      Size Limits (211.22)
                                                                      The surface area of the address side of the item to be mailed
                                                                        must be large enough to completely contain the Global
                                                                        Express Guaranteed Air Waybill/Shipping Invoice (shipping
                                                                        label), postage, endorsement, and any applicable markings.
                                                                        The shipping label is approximately 5.5 inches high and
                                                                        9.5 inches long.
                                                                      Maximum length: 46 inches
                                                                      Maximum width: 35 inches
                                                                      Maximum height: 46 inches
                                                                      Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches

                                                                      General Conditions for Mailing
                                                                      See Publication 141, Global Express Guaranteed Service
                                                                        Guide, for information about 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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Express Mail International (220)                       Price Group 1    Notes:
                                                                        1. Gift shipments (non-commercial parcels) require a sales
 Weight                 Weight               Weight
 not over               not over             not over                      receipt, invoice or other documentation to support the
  (lbs.)     Price       (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)         Price         declared value.
   0.5      $26.95         24    $112.00        48         $196.00      2. Coins; banknotes; currency notes, including paper money;
     1       31.50         25      115.50       49          199.50         securities of any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks;
     2       35.00         26      119.00       50          203.00         platinum, gold, and silver; precious stones; jewelry; watches;
     3       38.50         27      122.50       51          206.50         and other valuable articles are prohibited in Express Mail
     4       42.00         28      126.00       52          210.00         International shipments to Canada.
     5       45.50         29      129.50       53          213.50      3. Express Mail shipments may have a street address or a post
     6       49.00         30      133.00       54          217.00         office box address. A local telephone number for the
     7       52.50         31      136.50       55          220.50         addressee MUST be provided for shipments addressed to a
     8       56.00         32      140.00       56          224.00         post office box address. A local telephone number for the
     9       59.50         33      143.50       57          227.50         addressee should be provided if possible for shipments to a
    10       63.00         34      147.00       58          231.00         street address.
    11       66.50         35      150.50       59          234.50
    12       70.00         36      154.00       60          238.00      Reciprocal Service Name: There is no reciprocal
    13       73.50         37      157.50       61          241.50                                               service.
    14       77.00         38      161.00       62          245.00
    15       80.50         39      164.50       63          248.50      Country Code: CA
    16       84.00         40      168.00       64          252.00
    17       87.50         41      171.50       65          255.50      Areas Served: All
    18       91.00         42      175.00       66          259.00
    19       94.50         43      178.50                               Priority Mail International (230)                         Price Group 1
    20       98.00         44      182.00
                                                                         Weight                 Weight               Weight
    21      101.50         45      185.50                                not over               not over            not over
    22      105.00         46      189.00                                 (lbs.)      Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)    Price
    23      108.50         47      192.50                                    1       $20.00        23      $58.50       45    $97.00
                       Weight Limit: 66 lbs.                                 2        21.75        24       60.25       46      98.75
                                                                             3        23.50        25       62.00       47    100.50
Express Mail International — Flat Rate                                       4        25.25        26       63.75       48    102.25
Flat Rate Envelope:       $26.95                                             5        27.00        27       65.50       49    104.00
                                                                             6        28.75        28       67.25       50    105.75
Insurance (222.71)                                                           7        30.50        29       69.00       51    107.50
Available for Express Mail International merchandise                         8        32.25        30       70.75       52    109.25
shipments only                                                               9        34.00        31       72.50       53    111.00
 Insured Amount                    Insured Amount                           10        35.75        32       74.25       54    112.75
     not over           Fee            not over             Fee             11        37.50        33       76.00       55    114.50
      $100             No Fee      For insurance coverage above             12        39.25        34       77.75       56    116.25
        200            $0.75       $2,000, add $1.40 for each $500 or       13        41.00        35       79.50       57    118.00
        500             2.15       fraction thereof, up to a maximum        14        42.75        36       81.25       58    119.75
      1,000             3.55       of $5,000 per shipment.                  15        44.50        37       83.00       59    121.50
      1,500             4.95                                                16        46.25        38       84.75       60    123.25
      2,000             6.35          $5,000 max.         $14.75            17        48.00        39       86.50       61    125.00
                                                                            18        49.75        40       88.25       62    126.75
                           Required Customs                                 19        51.50        41       90.00       63    128.50
 Articles Admitted         Form/Endorsement                                 20        53.25        42       91.75       64    130.25
                                                                            21        55.00        43       93.50       65    132.00
 Business papers           PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22                    22        56.75        44       95.25       66    133.75
 and commercial            (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration                                 Weight Limit: 66 lbs.
 documents.                (green label).                                        Exception: 22 lbs. to Canadian Forces (CFPOs).
 Merchandise               PS Form 2976-A, Customs                                             See Observation 4.
 samples and gift          Declaration and Dispatch Note                Note: Ordinary Priority Mail International includes indemnity at no cost
 shipments (non-           CP 72, inside a PS Form 2976-E,              based on weight. (See 230.)
 commercial                Customs Declaration Envelope
 parcels).                 CP 91.                                       Priority Mail International — Flat Rate
 Merchandise               PS Form 2976-A, Customs                      Flat Rate Envelope or Small Flat Rate Box: $11.45
 (commercial               Declaration and Dispatch Note                May contain items that may be sent as First-Class Mail
 shipments) and all        CP 72, inside a PS Form 2976-E,              International. The maximum weight is 4 lbs.
 articles subject to       Customs Declaration Envelope                 Flat Rate Boxes: Medium – $26.95; Large – $33.95
 customs duty.             CP 91.                                       The maximum weight is 20 lbs. or the limit set by the individual
                                                                        country, whichever is less.
Size Limits (221.42)
Maximum length: 42 inches                                               Size Limits (231.22)
Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches                            Maximum length: 79 inches
                                                                        Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches
Return Receipt Service (222.72): NOT Available




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First-Class Mail International (240)                    Price Group 1   Extra Services
Letters
                                                                        Certificate of Mailing (313)
 Weight
 not over                                                               Individual Pieces                                            Fee
  (ozs.)     Price                                                      Individual article (PS Form 3817)                           $1.15
    1        $0.75      Note: A letter meeting one or more of           Firm mailing books (PS Form 3877), per article listed        0.42
    2         1.00      the nonmachinable characteristics in               (minimum 3)
    3         1.25      241.217 is charged a nonmachinable              Duplicate copy of PS Form 3817 or PS Form 3877               1.15
   3.5        1.50      surcharge of $0.20.                                (per page)
Large Envelopes (Flats)                                                 Bulk Quantities                                              Fee
 Weight                Weight                Weight                     First 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)                    $6.50
 not over              not over              not over                   Each additional 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)           0.75
  (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)       Price
                                                                        Duplicate copy of PS Form 3606                               1.15
    1        $1.03        12       $3.83        44        $11.67
    2         1.29        16        4.81        48         12.65
    3         1.55        20        5.79        52         13.63        COD and Certified                       NOT for International Mail
    4         1.81        24        6.77        56         14.61
    5         2.07        28        7.75        60         15.59        Insurance (323)
    6         2.33        32        8.73        64         16.57        Available for Priority Mail International merchandise parcels
    7         2.59        36        9.71                                only (see 323.72 for markings)
    8         2.85        40       10.69
                                                                         Insured Amount
Packages (Small Packets)                                                     not over           Fee
                                                                               $50             $1.75
 Weight                Weight                Weight                            100              2.25
 not over              not over              not over
  (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)       Price               200              2.75
                                                                               300              4.70
    1        $1.23        12       $4.03        44        $11.87
                                                                               400              5.70
    2         1.49        16        5.01        48         12.85
                                                                               500              6.70
    3         1.75        20        5.99        52         13.83
                                                                               600              7.70
    4         2.01        24        6.97        56         14.81
                                                                               675 max.         8.70
    5         2.27        28        7.95        60         15.79
    6         2.53        32        8.93        64         16.77
    7         2.79        36        9.91                                International Business Reply Service (382)
    8         3.05        40       10.89                                Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.45; Cards $0.95

                                                                        International Postal Money Order (371)
Size Limits                                                             Use MO Form MP1
Letters: See 241.212                                                    Maximum Amount Available: $700                         Fee: $3.85
Postcards: See 241.221
Large Envelopes (Flats): See 241.232                                    International Reply Coupons (381)                      Fee: $2.10
Packages (Small Packets): See 241.242 and 241.243
                                                                        Registered Mail (330)                                  Fee: $11.50
Postcards (241.22)                                            $0.75     Maximum Indemnity: $45.62
                                                                        Available for First-Class Mail International,
Airmail M-bags (260) —                                                  including postcards, and matter for
                                                                        the blind or other physically handicapped
Direct Sack to One Addressee                        Price Group 1
                                                                        persons. Not applicable to M-bags.
Weight not over 11 lbs.                                  $26.95
Each additional pound or fraction of a pound               2.45         Restricted Delivery (350)                            NOT Available
                    Weight Limit: 66 pounds
                                                                        Return Receipt (340)                                   Fee: $2.30
Matter for the Blind (270)                                              Available for registered mail and insured
Free when sent as First-Class Mail International, including the         Priority Mail International parcels only.
   Priority Mail International Flat Rate Envelope and Small Flat
   Rate Box. Weight limit: 4 pounds.
Free when sent as Priority Mail International.
   Weight limit: 15 pounds.




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Cape Verde                                                                                           International Mail Manual


                                                                                                              Cape Verde
Country Conditions for Mailing
Prohibitions (130)                                                   Global Express Guaranteed (210)                    Price Group 4
Coins; banknotes; currency notes (paper money); securities of         Weight               Weight               Weight
  any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks; platinum, gold,      not over             not over             not over
  and silver (manufactured or not); precious stones; jewelry           (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)     Price
  and other valuable articles.                                          0.5      $93.95       24    $479.50        48    $795.50
Medicines and pharmaceutical drugs unless authorized by the               1      110.00       25      494.00       49      806.00
  Ministry of Health.                                                     2      128.50       26      508.50       50      816.50
Perishable infectious biological substances.                              3      147.00       27      523.00       51      827.00
Radioactive materials.                                                    4      165.50       28      537.50       52      837.50
                                                                          5      184.00       29      552.00       53      848.00
                                                                          6      202.50       30      566.50       54      858.50
Restrictions                                                              7      221.00       31      581.00       55      869.00
Fresh and frozen fruit; fats and vegetable oils, except olive oil;
                                                                          8      239.50       32      595.50       56      879.50
   tinned meat; fish and preserved fish; and salt require
                                                                          9      258.00       33      610.00       57      890.00
   authorization by the Cape Verde Secretary of State for
                                                                         10      276.50       34      624.50       58      900.50
   Commerce.
                                                                         11      291.00       35      639.00       59      911.00
                                                                         12      305.50       36      653.50       60      921.50
Observations                                                             13      320.00       37      668.00       61      932.00
None                                                                     14      334.50       38      682.50       62      942.50
                                                                         15      349.00       39      697.00       63      953.00
Customs Forms Required (123)                                             16      363.50       40      711.50       64      963.50
First-Class Mail International items and Priority Mail                   17      378.00       41      722.00       65      974.00
   International Flat Rate Envelopes and Small Flat Rate Boxes:          18      392.50       42      732.50       66      984.50
   PS Form 2976 (see 123.61)                                             19      407.00       43      743.00       67      995.00
Priority Mail International parcels:                                     20      421.50       44      753.50       68    1,005.50
   PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)                               21      436.00       45      764.00       69    1,016.00
                                                                         22      450.50       46      774.50       70    1,026.50
                                                                         23      465.00       47      785.00
                                                                                          Weight Limit: 70 lbs.

                                                                     Insurance (212.5)
                                                                      Insured Amount                  Insured Amount
                                                                          not over         Fee            not over          Fee
                                                                           $100           No Fee     For document reconstruction
                                                                            200           $1.00      insurance or non-document
                                                                            300            2.00      insurance coverage above $800,
                                                                            400            3.00      add $1.00 per $100 or fraction
                                                                                                     thereof, up to a maximum of
                                                                            500            4.00      $1,000 per shipment.
                                                                            600            5.00
                                                                            700            6.00
                                                                            800            7.00         $1,000 max.        $9.00

                                                                     Value Limit (212.1)
                                                                     The maximum value of a GXG shipment to Cape Verde is
                                                                       $1,000 or a lesser amount if limited by content or value.

                                                                     Size Limits (211.22)
                                                                     The surface area of the address side of the item to be mailed
                                                                       must be large enough to completely contain the Global
                                                                       Express Guaranteed Air Waybill/Shipping Invoice (shipping
                                                                       label), postage, endorsement, and any applicable markings.
                                                                       The shipping label is approximately 5.5 inches high and
                                                                       9.5 inches long.
                                                                     Maximum length: 46 inches
                                                                     Maximum width: 35 inches
                                                                     Maximum height: 46 inches
                                                                     Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches

                                                                     General Conditions for Mailing
                                                                     See Publication 141, Global Express Guaranteed Service
                                                                       Guide, for information about 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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Express Mail International (220)                      Price Group 7    Note:
                                                                       Coins; banknotes; currency notes, including paper money;
 Weight                Weight               Weight
 not over             not over              not over                     securities of any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks;
  (lbs.)     Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)         Price        platinum, gold, and silver; precious stones; jewelry; watches;
   0.5      $28.95        24    $161.25        48         $299.25        and other valuable articles are prohibited in Express Mail
     1       35.50        25     167.00        49          305.00        International shipments to Cape Verde.
     2       40.25        26     172.75        50          310.75
     3       45.00        27     178.50        51          316.50      Reciprocal Service Name: EMS
     4       49.75        28     184.25        52          322.25
     5       54.50        29     190.00        53          328.00      Country Code: CV
     6       59.75        30     195.75        54          333.75
     7       65.00        31     201.50        55          339.50      Areas Served: All
     8       70.25        32     207.25        56          345.25
     9       75.50        33     213.00        57          351.00      Priority Mail International (230)                         Price Group 7
    10       80.75        34     218.75        58          356.75
                                                                        Weight                  Weight               Weight
    11       86.50        35     224.50        59          362.50       not over                not over             not over
    12       92.25        36     230.25        60          368.25        (lbs.)       Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)           Price
    13       98.00        37     236.00        61          374.00           1        $25.50        16      $97.65       31           $173.40
    14      103.75        38     241.75        62          379.75           2         30.15        17      102.70       32            178.45
    15      109.50        39     247.50        63          385.50           3         34.80        18      107.75       33            183.50
    16      115.25        40     253.25        64          391.25           4         39.45        19      112.80       34            188.55
    17      121.00        41     259.00        65          397.00           5         44.10        20      117.85       35            193.60
    18      126.75        42     264.75        66          402.75           6         48.75        21      122.90       36            198.65
    19      132.50        43     270.50                                     7         53.40        22      127.95       37            203.70
    20      138.25        44     276.25                                     8         58.05        23      133.00       38            208.75
    21      144.00        45     282.00                                     9         62.70        24      138.05       39            213.80
    22      149.75        46     287.75                                    10         67.35        25      143.10       40            218.85
    23      155.50        47     293.50                                    11         72.40        26      148.15       41            223.90
                      Weight Limit: 66 lbs.                                12         77.45        27      153.20       42            228.95
                                                                           13         82.50        28      158.25       43            234.00
Express Mail International — Flat Rate                                     14         87.55        29      163.30       44            239.05
Flat Rate Envelope:      $28.95                                            15         92.60        30      168.35
                                                                                               Weight Limit: 44 lbs.
Insurance (222.71)                                                     Note: Ordinary Priority Mail International includes indemnity at no cost
Available for Express Mail International merchandise                   based on weight. (See 230.)
shipments only
 Insured Amount                   Insured Amount                       Priority Mail International — Flat Rate
     not over           Fee           not over             Fee         Flat Rate Envelope or Small Flat Rate Box: $13.45
      $100             No Fee     For insurance coverage above
                                  $2,000, add $1.40 for each $500 or   May contain items that may be sent as First-Class Mail
        200            $0.75
        500             2.15      fraction thereof, up to a maximum    International. The maximum weight is 4 lbs.
      1,000             3.55      of $5,000 per shipment.              Flat Rate Boxes: Medium – $43.45; Large – $55.95
      1,500             4.95                                           The maximum weight is 20 lbs. or the limit set by the individual
      2,000             6.35         $5,000 max.         $14.75        country, whichever is less.

                          Required Customs                             Size Limits (231.22)
 Articles Admitted        Form/Endorsement                             Maximum length: 42 inches
 Correspondence           PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22                Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
 and business             (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration
 papers.                  (green label). Endorse item clearly
                          next to mailing label as BUSINESS
                          PAPERS.
 Merchandise              PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22
 samples without          (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration
 commercial value         (green label).
 and not subject to
 customs duty.
 Merchandise and all      PS Form 2976-A, Customs
 articles subject to      Declaration and Dispatch Note
 customs duty.            CP 72, inside a PS Form 2976-E,
                          Customs Declaration Envelope
                          CP 91.A commercial invoice must
                          be included.

Size Limits (221.42)
Maximum length: 36 inches
Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches

Return Receipt Service (222.72): NOT Available


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Cape Verde                                                                                                International Mail Manual

First-Class Mail International (240)                    Price Group 7   Extra Services
Letters
                                                                        Certificate of Mailing (313)
 Weight
 not over                                                               Individual Pieces                                              Fee
  (ozs.)     Price                                                      Individual article (PS Form 3817)                             $1.15
    1        $0.98      Note: A letter meeting one or more of           Firm mailing books (PS Form 3877), per article listed          0.42
    2         1.76      the nonmachinable characteristics in               (minimum 3)
    3         2.54      241.217 is charged a nonmachinable              Duplicate copy of PS Form 3817 or PS Form 3877                 1.15
   3.5        3.32      surcharge of $0.20.                                (per page)
Large Envelopes (Flats)                                                 Bulk Quantities                                                Fee
 Weight                Weight                Weight                     First 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)                      $6.50
 not over              not over              not over                   Each additional 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)             0.75
  (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)       Price
                                                                        Duplicate copy of PS Form 3606                                 1.15
    1        $1.24        12       $8.44        44        $21.80
    2         2.03        16       10.11        48         23.47
    3         2.82        20       11.78        52         25.14        COD and Certified                       NOT for International Mail
    4         3.61        24       13.45        56         26.81
    5         4.40        28       15.12        60         28.48        Insurance (323)                                        NOT Available
    6         5.19        32       16.79        64         30.15
    7         5.98        36       18.46                                International Business Reply Service (382)
    8         6.77        40       20.13                                Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.45; Cards $0.95
Packages (Small Packets)
                                                                        International Postal Money Order (371)
 Weight                Weight                Weight                     Use MO Form MP1
 not over              not over              not over                   Maximum Amount Available: $700                           Fee: $3.85
  (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)       Price
    1        $1.44        12       $8.64        44        $22.00
    2         2.23        16       10.31        48         23.67
                                                                        International Reply Coupons (381)                        Fee: $2.10
    3         3.02        20       11.98        52         25.34
    4         3.81        24       13.65        56         27.01        Registered Mail (330)                                    Fee: $11.50
    5         4.60        28       15.32        60         28.68        Maximum Indemnity: $45.62
    6         5.39        32       16.99        64         30.35        Available for First-Class Mail International,
    7         6.18        36       18.66                                including postcards, and matter for
    8         6.97        40       20.33                                the blind or other physically handicapped
                                                                        persons. Not applicable to M-bags.

Size Limits                                                             Restricted Delivery (350)                                Fee: $4.50
Letters: See 241.212                                                    Available for registered mail with a return receipt.
Postcards: See 241.221                                                  Endorsements:        A remettre en main propre.
Large Envelopes (Flats): See 241.232
Packages (Small Packets): See 241.242 and 241.243                       Return Receipt (340)                                     Fee: $2.30
                                                                        Available for registered mail only.
Postcards (241.22)                                            $0.98

Airmail M-bags (260) —
Direct Sack to One Addressee                        Price Group 7
Weight not over 11 lbs.                                  $46.75
Each additional pound or fraction of a pound               4.25
                    Weight Limit: 66 pounds

Matter for the Blind (270)
Free when sent as First-Class Mail International, including the
   Priority Mail International Flat Rate Envelope and Small Flat
   Rate Box. Weight limit: 4 pounds.
Free when sent as Priority Mail International.
   Weight limit: 15 pounds.




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Individual Country Listings                                                                                  Cayman Islands


                                                                                                   Cayman Islands
Cayman Islands - Ecuador




Country Conditions for Mailing
Prohibitions (130)                                                Global Express Guaranteed (210)                    Price Group 7
Same as Jamaica.                                                   Weight               Weight               Weight
                                                                   not over             not over             not over
Restrictions                                                        (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)      Price
Same as Jamaica.                                                     0.5      $43.95       24    $217.75        48      $363.75
                                                                       1       56.00       25      224.00       49       369.50
                                                                       2       64.25       26      230.25       50       375.25
Observations                                                           3       72.50       27      236.50       51       381.00
Many types of merchandise require an import permit, which the
                                                                       4       80.75       28      242.75       52       386.75
  addressee must obtain.
                                                                       5       89.00       29      249.00       53       392.50
Senders must be assured that the addressee has such a permit
                                                                       6       97.25       30      255.25       54       398.25
  or can obtain one if needed.
                                                                       7      105.50       31      261.50       55       404.00
                                                                       8      113.75       32      267.75       56       409.75
Customs Forms Required (123)                                           9      122.00       33      274.00       57       415.50
First-Class Mail International items and Priority Mail                10      130.25       34      280.25       58       421.25
   International Flat Rate Envelopes and Small Flat Rate Boxes:       11      136.50       35      286.50       59       427.00
   PS Form 2976 (see 123.61)                                          12      142.75       36      292.75       60       432.75
Priority Mail International parcels:                                  13      149.00       37      299.00       61       438.50
   PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)                            14      155.25       38      305.25       62       444.25
                                                                      15      161.50       39      311.50       63       450.00
                                                                      16      167.75       40      317.75       64       455.75
                                                                      17      174.00       41      323.50       65       461.50
                                                                      18      180.25       42      329.25       66       467.25
                                                                      19      186.50       43      335.00       67       473.00
                                                                      20      192.75       44      340.75       68       478.75
                                                                      21      199.00       45      346.50       69       484.50
                                                                      22      205.25       46      352.25       70       490.25
                                                                      23      211.50       47      358.00
                                                                                       Weight Limit: 70 lbs.

                                                                  Insurance (212.5)
                                                                   Insured Amount                  Insured Amount
                                                                       not over         Fee            not over           Fee
                                                                        $100           No Fee     For document reconstruction
                                                                         200           $1.00      insurance or non-document
                                                                         300            2.00      insurance coverage above $800,
                                                                         400            3.00      add $1.00 per $100 or fraction
                                                                                                  thereof, up to a maximum of
                                                                         500            4.00      $2,499 per shipment.
                                                                         600            5.00
                                                                         700            6.00
                                                                         800            7.00         $2,499 max.        $24.00

                                                                  Value Limit (212.1)
                                                                  The maximum value of a GXG shipment to this country is
                                                                    $2,499 or a lesser amount if limited by content or value.

                                                                  Size Limits (211.22)
                                                                  The surface area of the address side of the item to be mailed
                                                                    must be large enough to completely contain the Global
                                                                    Express Guaranteed Air Waybill/Shipping Invoice (shipping
                                                                    label), postage, endorsement, and any applicable markings.
                                                                    The shipping label is approximately 5.5 inches high and
                                                                    9.5 inches long.
                                                                  Maximum length: 46 inches
                                                                  Maximum width: 35 inches
                                                                  Maximum height: 46 inches
                                                                  Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches

                                                                  General Conditions for Mailing
                                                                  See Publication 141, Global Express Guaranteed Service
                                                                    Guide, for information about 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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Cayman Islands                                                                                              International Mail Manual

Express Mail International (220)                      Price Group 9    Reciprocal Service Name: Express Mail Service
 Weight                Weight               Weight
 not over              not over             not over                   Country Code: KY
  (lbs.)     Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)         Price
   0.5      $28.95        15    $104.50        30         $183.25      Areas Served: All
     1       34.00        16      109.75       31          188.50
     2       38.50        17      115.00       32          193.75      Priority Mail International (230)                         Price Group 9
     3       43.00        18      120.25       33          199.00       Weight                  Weight               Weight
     4       47.50        19      125.50       34          204.25       not over                not over             not over
     5       52.00        20      130.75       35          209.50        (lbs.)       Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)           Price
     6       57.25        21      136.00       36          214.75           1        $24.50        16      $75.75       31           $132.00
     7       62.50        22      141.25       37          220.00           2         28.25        17       79.50       32            135.75
     8       67.75        23      146.50       38          225.25           3         32.00        18       83.25       33            139.50
     9       73.00        24      151.75       39          230.50           4         35.75        19       87.00       34            143.25
    10       78.25        25      157.00       40          235.75           5         39.50        20       90.75       35            147.00
    11       83.50        26      162.25       41          241.00           6         42.25        21       94.50       36            150.75
    12       88.75        27      167.50       42          246.25           7         45.00        22       98.25       37            154.50
    13       94.00        28      172.75       43          251.50           8         47.75        23      102.00       38            158.25
    14       99.25        29      178.00       44          256.75           9         50.50        24      105.75       39            162.00
                      Weight Limit: 44 lbs.                                10         53.25        25      109.50       40            165.75
                                                                           11         57.00        26      113.25       41            169.50
Express Mail International — Flat Rate                                     12         60.75        27      117.00       42            173.25
Flat Rate Envelope:      $28.95                                            13         64.50        28      120.75       43            177.00
                                                                           14         68.25        29      124.50       44            180.75
Insurance (222.71)                                                         15         72.00        30      128.25
Available for Express Mail International merchandise                                           Weight Limit: 44 lbs.
shipments only                                                         Note: Ordinary Priority Mail International includes indemnity at no cost
 Insured Amount                   Insured Amount                       based on weight. (See 230.)
     not over           Fee           not over             Fee
      $100             No Fee     For insurance coverage above         Priority Mail International — Flat Rate
        200            $0.75      $2,000, add $1.40 for each $500 or   Flat Rate Envelope or Small Flat Rate Box: $13.45
        500             2.15      fraction thereof, up to a maximum
                                  of $5,000 per shipment.              May contain items that may be sent as First-Class Mail
      1,000             3.55                                           International. The maximum weight is 4 lbs.
      1,500             4.95
                                                                       Flat Rate Boxes: Medium – $43.45; Large – $55.95
      2,000             6.35         $5,000 max.         $14.75
                                                                       The maximum weight is 20 lbs. or the limit set by the individual
                          Required Customs                             country, whichever is less.
 Articles Admitted        Form/Endorsement
 Correspondence,          PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22                Size Limits (231.22)
 business papers,         (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration           Maximum length: 42 inches
 and computer data.       (green label).                               Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches

 Merchandise              PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22
 samples without          (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration
 commercial value.        (green label).
 Merchandise and all      PS Form 2976-A, Customs
 articles subject to      Declaration and Dispatch Note
 customs duty.            CP 72, inside a PS Form 2976-E,
                          Customs Declaration Envelope
                          CP 91.

Size Limits (221.42)
Maximum length: 36 inches
Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches

Return Receipt Service (222.72): NOT Available
Notes:
1. Mailers must address Express Mail International shipments
   to a post office box. There is no house delivery of Express
   Mail International. To facilitate delivery, mailers should
   include the telephone number of the addressee on the
   address label.
2. Coins; banknotes; currency notes, including paper money;
   securities of any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks;
   platinum, gold, and silver; precious stones; jewelry; watches;
   and other valuable articles are prohibited in Express Mail
   International shipments to the Cayman Islands.




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Individual Country Listings                                                                                             Cayman Islands

First-Class Mail International (240)                    Price Group 9   Extra Services
Letters
                                                                        Certificate of Mailing (313)
 Weight
 not over                                                               Individual Pieces                                              Fee
  (ozs.)     Price                                                      Individual article (PS Form 3817)                             $1.15
    1        $0.98      Note: A letter meeting one or more of           Firm mailing books (PS Form 3877), per article listed          0.42
    2         1.76      the nonmachinable characteristics in               (minimum 3)
    3         2.54      241.217 is charged a nonmachinable              Duplicate copy of PS Form 3817 or PS Form 3877                 1.15
   3.5        3.32      surcharge of $0.20.                                (per page)
Large Envelopes (Flats)                                                 Bulk Quantities                                                Fee
 Weight                Weight                Weight                     First 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)                      $6.50
 not over              not over              not over                   Each additional 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)             0.75
  (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)       Price
                                                                        Duplicate copy of PS Form 3606                                 1.15
    1        $1.24        12       $8.44        44        $21.80
    2         2.03        16       10.11        48         23.47
    3         2.82        20       11.78        52         25.14        COD and Certified                       NOT for International Mail
    4         3.61        24       13.45        56         26.81
    5         4.40        28       15.12        60         28.48        Insurance (323)                                        NOT Available
    6         5.19        32       16.79        64         30.15
    7         5.98        36       18.46                                International Business Reply Service (382)
    8         6.77        40       20.13                                Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.45; Cards $0.95
Packages (Small Packets)
                                                                        International Postal Money Order (371)
 Weight                Weight                Weight                     NOT Available
 not over              not over              not over
  (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)       Price
    1        $1.44        12       $8.64        44        $22.00
                                                                        International Reply Coupons (381)                        Fee: $2.10
    2         2.23        16       10.31        48         23.67
    3         3.02        20       11.98        52         25.34        Registered Mail (330)                                    Fee: $11.50
    4         3.81        24       13.65        56         27.01        Maximum Indemnity: $45.62
    5         4.60        28       15.32        60         28.68        Available for First-Class Mail International,
    6         5.39        32       16.99        64         30.35        including postcards, and matter for
    7         6.18        36       18.66                                the blind or other physically handicapped
    8         6.97        40       20.33                                persons. Not applicable to M-bags.

                                                                        Restricted Delivery (350)                                Fee: $4.50
Size Limits                                                             Available for registered mail with a return receipt.
Letters: See 241.212                                                    Endorsements:        A remettre en main propre.
Postcards: See 241.221
Large Envelopes (Flats): See 241.232                                    Return Receipt (340)                                     Fee: $2.30
Packages (Small Packets): See 241.242 and 241.243                       Available for registered mail only.

Postcards (241.22)                                            $0.98

Airmail M-bags (260) —
Direct Sack to One Addressee                        Price Group 9
Weight not over 11 lbs.                                  $44.00
Each additional pound or fraction of a pound               4.00
                    Weight Limit: 66 pounds

Matter for the Blind (270)
Free when sent as First-Class Mail International, including the
   Priority Mail International Flat Rate Envelope and Small Flat
   Rate Box. Weight limit: 4 pounds.
Free when sent as Priority Mail International.
   Weight limit: 15 pounds.




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Central African Republic                                                                   International Mail Manual


                                                                                   Central African Republic
Country Conditions for Mailing
Prohibitions (130)                                                 Global Express Guaranteed (210)
Arms and ammunition.                                               Not Available
Coins; currency notes; securities payable to bearer; traveler’s
   checks; manufactured and unmanufactured platinum, gold,
   and silver; precious stones; jewelry; and other valuable
   articles.
Pamphlets and leaflets containing propaganda derogatory to
   the countries of Equatorial Africa.
Perishable infectious biological substances.
Perishable noninfectious biological substances.
Preserved fish, vegetables and plums not clearly marked with
   the country of origin or contained in tins of more than 1 kg.
Radioactive materials.

Restrictions
Medical or pharmaceutical products, may only be addressed to
  licensed pharmacists.
Tobacco products are admitted provided the import duties and
  taxes are paid. The immediate container (box, case or
  cigarette package) must be marked “Vente en U.D.E.” (Sale
  in Equatorial Customs Union) below the trademark.

Observations
1. First-Class Mail International items may not contain dutiable
   articles.
2. Postal authorities of Central African Rep. collect domestic
   postage from addressees for inbound shipments.

Customs Forms Required (123)
First-Class Mail International items and Priority Mail
   International Flat Rate Envelopes and Small Flat Rate Boxes:
   PS Form 2976 (see 123.61)
Priority Mail International parcels:
   PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)




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Individual Country Listings                                                                                  Central African Republic

Express Mail International (220)                      Price Group 7    Note:
                                                                       Coins; banknotes; currency notes, including paper money;
 Weight                Weight               Weight
 not over             not over              not over                     securities of any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks;
  (lbs.)     Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)         Price        platinum, gold, and silver; precious stones; jewelry; watches;
   0.5      $28.95        24    $161.25        48         $299.25        and other valuable articles are prohibited in Express Mail
     1       35.50        25     167.00        49          305.00        International shipments to the Central African Republic.
     2       40.25        26     172.75        50          310.75
     3       45.00        27     178.50        51          316.50      Reciprocal Service Name: EMS Express Poste
     4       49.75        28     184.25        52          322.25                                               Internationale (EPI)
     5       54.50        29     190.00        53          328.00
     6       59.75        30     195.75        54          333.75      Country Code: CF
     7       65.00        31     201.50        55          339.50
     8       70.25        32     207.25        56          345.25      Areas Served:
     9       75.50        33     213.00        57          351.00      Express Mail International is available only to the following
    10       80.75        34     218.75        58          356.75        location:
    11       86.50        35     224.50        59          362.50        Bangui
    12       92.25        36     230.25        60          368.25
    13       98.00        37     236.00        61          374.00      Priority Mail International (230)                         Price Group 7
    14      103.75        38     241.75        62          379.75
                                                                        Weight                  Weight               Weight
    15      109.50        39     247.50        63          385.50       not over                not over             not over
    16      115.25        40     253.25        64          391.25        (lbs.)       Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)           Price
    17      121.00        41     259.00        65          397.00           1        $25.50        23    $133.00        45           $244.10
    18      126.75        42     264.75        66          402.75           2         30.15        24      138.05       46            249.15
    19      132.50        43     270.50                                     3         34.80        25      143.10       47            254.20
    20      138.25        44     276.25                                     4         39.45        26      148.15       48            259.25
    21      144.00        45     282.00                                     5         44.10        27      153.20       49            264.30
    22      149.75        46     287.75                                     6         48.75        28      158.25       50            269.35
    23      155.50        47     293.50                                     7         53.40        29      163.30       51            274.40
                      Weight Limit: 66 lbs.                                 8         58.05        30      168.35       52            279.45
                                                                            9         62.70        31      173.40       53            284.50
Express Mail International — Flat Rate                                     10         67.35        32      178.45       54            289.55
Flat Rate Envelope:      $28.95                                            11         72.40        33      183.50       55            294.60
                                                                           12         77.45        34      188.55       56            299.65
Insurance (222.71)                                                         13         82.50        35      193.60       57            304.70
Available for Express Mail International merchandise                       14         87.55        36      198.65       58            309.75
shipments only                                                             15         92.60        37      203.70       59            314.80
 Insured Amount                   Insured Amount                           16         97.65        38      208.75       60            319.85
     not over           Fee           not over             Fee             17        102.70        39      213.80       61            324.90
      $100             No Fee     For insurance coverage above             18        107.75        40      218.85       62            329.95
        200            $0.75      $2,000, add $1.40 for each $500 or       19        112.80        41      223.90       63            335.00
        500             2.15      fraction thereof, up to a maximum        20        117.85        42      228.95       64            340.05
      1,000             3.55      of $5,000 per shipment.                  21        122.90        43      234.00       65            345.10
      1,500             4.95                                               22        127.95        44      239.05       66            350.15
      2,000             6.35         $5,000 max.         $14.75                                Weight Limit: 66 lbs.
                                                                       Note: Ordinary Priority Mail International includes indemnity at no cost
                          Required Customs                             based on weight. (See 230.)
 Articles Admitted        Form/Endorsement
                                                                       Priority Mail International — Flat Rate
 Correspondence           PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22
 and business             (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration           Flat Rate Envelope or Small Flat Rate Box: $13.45
 papers.                  (green label). Endorse item clearly          May contain items that may be sent as First-Class Mail
                          next to mailing label as BUSINESS            International. The maximum weight is 4 lbs.
                          PAPERS.                                      Flat Rate Boxes: Medium – $43.45; Large – $55.95
 Merchandise              PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22                The maximum weight is 20 lbs. or the limit set by the individual
 samples without          (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration           country, whichever is less.
 commercial value.        (green label).
 Merchandise and all      PS Form 2976-A, Customs                      Size Limits (231.22)
 articles subject to      Declaration and Dispatch Note                Maximum length: 42 inches
 customs duty.            CP 72, inside a PS Form 2976-E,              Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
                          Customs Declaration Envelope
                          CP 91.

Size Limits (221.42)
Maximum length: 36 inches
Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches

Return Receipt Service (222.72): NOT Available




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Central African Republic                                                                                International Mail Manual

First-Class Mail International (240)                  Price Group 7   Extra Services
Letters
                                                                      Certificate of Mailing (313)
 Weight
 not over                                                             Individual Pieces                                              Fee
  (ozs.)    Price                                                     Individual article (PS Form 3817)                             $1.15
    1       $0.98      Note: A letter meeting one or more of          Firm mailing books (PS Form 3877), per article listed          0.42
    2        1.76      the nonmachinable characteristics in              (minimum 3)
    3        2.54      241.217 is charged a nonmachinable             Duplicate copy of PS Form 3817 or PS Form 3877                 1.15
   3.5       3.32      surcharge of $0.20.                               (per page)
Large Envelopes (Flats)                                               Bulk Quantities                                                Fee
 Weight               Weight               Weight                     First 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)                      $6.50
 not over             not over             not over                   Each additional 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)             0.75
  (ozs.)    Price      (ozs.)     Price     (ozs.)       Price
                                                                      Duplicate copy of PS Form 3606                                 1.15
    1       $1.24        12       $8.44       44        $21.80
    2        2.03        16       10.11       48         23.47
    3        2.82        20       11.78       52         25.14        COD and Certified                       NOT for International Mail
    4        3.61        24       13.45       56         26.81
    5        4.40        28       15.12       60         28.48        Insurance (323)                                        NOT Available
    6        5.19        32       16.79       64         30.15
    7        5.98        36       18.46                               International Business Reply Service (382)
    8        6.77        40       20.13                               Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.45; Cards $0.95
Packages (Small Packets)
                                                                      International Postal Money Order (371)
 Weight               Weight               Weight                     NOT Available
 not over             not over             not over
  (ozs.)    Price      (ozs.)     Price     (ozs.)       Price
    1       $1.44        12       $8.64       44        $22.00
                                                                      International Reply Coupons (381)                        Fee: $2.10
    2        2.23        16       10.31       48         23.67
    3        3.02        20       11.98       52         25.34        Registered Mail (330)                                    Fee: $11.50
    4        3.81        24       13.65       56         27.01        Maximum Indemnity: $45.62
    5        4.60        28       15.32       60         28.68        Available for First-Class Mail International,
    6        5.39        32       16.99       64         30.35        including postcards, and matter for
    7        6.18        36       18.66                               the blind or other physically handicapped
    8        6.97        40       20.33                               persons. Not applicable to M-bags.

                                                                      Restricted Delivery (350)                                Fee: $4.50
Size Limits                                                           Available for registered mail with a return receipt.
Letters: See 241.212                                                  Endorsements:        A remettre en main propre.
Postcards: See 241.221
Large Envelopes (Flats): See 241.232                                  Return Receipt (340)                                     Fee: $2.30
Packages (Small Packets): See 241.242 and 241.243                     Available for registered mail only.

Postcards (241.22)                                          $0.98

Airmail M-bags (260) —
Direct Sack to One Addressee                      Price Group 7
Weight not over 11 lbs.                                $46.75
Each additional pound or fraction of a pound             4.25
                    Weight Limit: 66 pounds

Matter for the Blind (270)                       NOT Available




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                                                                                              Contents             Country Index

Individual Country Listings                                                                                                Chad


                                                                                                                        Chad
Country Conditions for Mailing
Prohibitions (130)                                                Global Express Guaranteed (210)                    Price Group 4
Arms and ammunition.                                               Weight               Weight               Weight
Coins; banknotes; currency notes; securities payable to bearer;    not over             not over             not over
   traveler’s checks; manufactured and unmanufactured               (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)     Price
   platinum, gold, and silver; precious stones; jewelry; and         0.5      $93.95       24    $479.50        48    $795.50
   other valuable articles.                                            1      110.00       25      494.00       49      806.00
Pamphlets and leaflets containing propaganda derogatory to             2      128.50       26      508.50       50      816.50
   the countries of Equatorial Africa.                                 3      147.00       27      523.00       51      827.00
Perishable infectious biological substances                            4      165.50       28      537.50       52      837.50
Preserved fish, vegetables and plums not bearing in large type         5      184.00       29      552.00       53      848.00
   the mark of origin or contained in tins weighing more than          6      202.50       30      566.50       54      858.50
   1 kg.                                                               7      221.00       31      581.00       55      869.00
                                                                       8      239.50       32      595.50       56      879.50
                                                                       9      258.00       33      610.00       57      890.00
Restrictions                                                          10      276.50       34      624.50       58      900.50
Medical or pharmaceutical products, may only be addressed to
                                                                      11      291.00       35      639.00       59      911.00
  licensed pharmacists.
                                                                      12      305.50       36      653.50       60      921.50
Tobacco products are subject to import duties and taxes. The
                                                                      13      320.00       37      668.00       61      932.00
  immediate container (box, case, cigarette package) must be
                                                                      14      334.50       38      682.50       62      942.50
  marked “Vente en U.D.E.” (Sale in Equatorial Customs
                                                                      15      349.00       39      697.00       63      953.00
  Union) below the trademark.
                                                                      16      363.50       40      711.50       64      963.50
                                                                      17      378.00       41      722.00       65      974.00
Observations                                                          18      392.50       42      732.50       66      984.50
Postal authorities of Chad collect domestic postage from              19      407.00       43      743.00       67      995.00
  addressees for inbound shipments.                                   20      421.50       44      753.50       68    1,005.50
                                                                      21      436.00       45      764.00       69    1,016.00
Customs Forms Required (123)                                          22      450.50       46      774.50       70    1,026.50
First-Class Mail International items and Priority Mail                23      465.00       47      785.00
   International Flat Rate Envelopes and Small Flat Rate Boxes:                        Weight Limit: 70 lbs.
   PS Form 2976 (see 123.61)
Priority Mail International parcels:
   PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)
                                                                  Insurance (212.5)
                                                                   Insured Amount                  Insured Amount
                                                                       not over         Fee            not over          Fee
                                                                        $100           No Fee     For document reconstruction
                                                                         200           $1.00      insurance or non-document
                                                                         300            2.00      insurance coverage above $800,
                                                                         400            3.00      add $1.00 per $100 or fraction
                                                                                                  thereof, up to a maximum of
                                                                         500            4.00      $2,499 per shipment.
                                                                         600            5.00
                                                                         700            6.00
                                                                         800            7.00         $2,499 max.       $24.00

                                                                  Value Limit (212.1)
                                                                  The maximum value of a GXG shipment to this country is
                                                                    $2,499 or a lesser amount if limited by content or value.

                                                                  Size Limits (211.22)
                                                                  The surface area of the address side of the item to be mailed
                                                                    must be large enough to completely contain the Global
                                                                    Express Guaranteed Air Waybill/Shipping Invoice (shipping
                                                                    label), postage, endorsement, and any applicable markings.
                                                                    The shipping label is approximately 5.5 inches high and
                                                                    9.5 inches long.
                                                                  Maximum length: 46 inches
                                                                  Maximum width: 35 inches
                                                                  Maximum height: 46 inches
                                                                  Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches

                                                                  General Conditions for Mailing
                                                                  See Publication 141, Global Express Guaranteed Service
                                                                    Guide, for information about 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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Chad                                                                                                        International Mail Manual

Express Mail International (220)                      Price Group 7    Note:
                                                                       Coins; banknotes; currency notes, including paper money;
 Weight                Weight               Weight
 not over             not over              not over                     securities of any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks;
  (lbs.)     Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)         Price        platinum, gold, and silver; precious stones; jewelry; watches;
   0.5      $28.95        24    $161.25        48         $299.25        and other valuable articles are prohibited in Express Mail
     1       35.50        25     167.00        49          305.00        International shipments to Chad.
     2       40.25        26     172.75        50          310.75
     3       45.00        27     178.50        51          316.50      Reciprocal Service Name: EMS Postrapid
     4       49.75        28     184.25        52          322.25                                               International
     5       54.50        29     190.00        53          328.00
     6       59.75        30     195.75        54          333.75      Country Code: TD
     7       65.00        31     201.50        55          339.50
     8       70.25        32     207.25        56          345.25      Areas Served:
     9       75.50        33     213.00        57          351.00      Express Mail International is available only to the following
    10       80.75        34     218.75        58          356.75        location:
    11       86.50        35     224.50        59          362.50        N’Djamena
    12       92.25        36     230.25        60          368.25
    13       98.00        37     236.00        61          374.00      Priority Mail International (230)                         Price Group 7
    14      103.75        38     241.75        62          379.75
                                                                        Weight                  Weight               Weight
    15      109.50        39     247.50        63          385.50       not over                not over             not over
    16      115.25        40     253.25        64          391.25        (lbs.)       Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)           Price
    17      121.00        41     259.00        65          397.00           1        $25.50        16      $97.65       31           $173.40
    18      126.75        42     264.75        66          402.75           2         30.15        17      102.70       32            178.45
    19      132.50        43     270.50                                     3         34.80        18      107.75       33            183.50
    20      138.25        44     276.25                                     4         39.45        19      112.80       34            188.55
    21      144.00        45     282.00                                     5         44.10        20      117.85       35            193.60
    22      149.75        46     287.75                                     6         48.75        21      122.90       36            198.65
    23      155.50        47     293.50                                     7         53.40        22      127.95       37            203.70
                      Weight Limit: 66 lbs.                                 8         58.05        23      133.00       38            208.75
                                                                            9         62.70        24      138.05       39            213.80
Express Mail International — Flat Rate                                     10         67.35        25      143.10       40            218.85
Flat Rate Envelope:      $28.95                                            11         72.40        26      148.15       41            223.90
                                                                           12         77.45        27      153.20       42            228.95
Insurance (222.71)                                                         13         82.50        28      158.25       43            234.00
Available for Express Mail International merchandise                       14         87.55        29      163.30       44            239.05
shipments only                                                             15         92.60        30      168.35
 Insured Amount                   Insured Amount                                               Weight Limit: 44 lbs.
     not over           Fee           not over             Fee         Note: Ordinary Priority Mail International includes indemnity at no cost
      $100             No Fee     For insurance coverage above         based on weight. (See 230.)
        200            $0.75      $2,000, add $1.40 for each $500 or
        500             2.15      fraction thereof, up to a maximum    Priority Mail International — Flat Rate
      1,000             3.55      of $5,000 per shipment.
                                                                       Flat Rate Envelope or Small Flat Rate Box: $13.45
      1,500             4.95                                           May contain items that may be sent as First-Class Mail
      2,000             6.35         $5,000 max.         $14.75
                                                                       International. The maximum weight is 4 lbs.
                          Required Customs                             Flat Rate Boxes: Medium – $43.45; Large – $55.95
 Articles Admitted        Form/Endorsement                             The maximum weight is 20 lbs. or the limit set by the individual
                                                                       country, whichever is less.
 Correspondence,          PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22
 business papers,         (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration
 and computer data.       (green label).                               Size Limits (231.22)
                                                                       Maximum length: 42 inches
 Merchandise              PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22                Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
 samples and              (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration
 personal gifts           (green label).
 valued below
 U.S. $105.
 Merchandise and all      PS Form 2976-A, Customs
 articles subject to      Declaration and Dispatch Note
 customs duty             CP 72, inside a PS Form 2976-E,
 valued over              Customs Declaration Envelope
 U.S. $105.               CP 91.

Size Limits (221.42)
Maximum length: 36 inches
Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches

Return Receipt Service (222.72): NOT Available




362                                                                                        IMM Issue 37, June 7, 2010
                                                          Updated With Postal Bulletin Revisions Through July 15, 2010
                                                                                                     Contents          Country Index

Individual Country Listings                                                                                                      Chad

First-Class Mail International (240)                  Price Group 7   Extra Services
Letters
                                                                      Certificate of Mailing (313)
 Weight
 not over                                                             Individual Pieces                                            Fee
  (ozs.)    Price                                                     Individual article (PS Form 3817)                           $1.15
    1       $0.98      Note: A letter meeting one or more of          Firm mailing books (PS Form 3877), per article listed        0.42
    2        1.76      the nonmachinable characteristics in              (minimum 3)
    3        2.54      241.217 is charged a nonmachinable             Duplicate copy of PS Form 3817 or PS Form 3877               1.15
   3.5       3.32      surcharge of $0.20.                               (per page)
Large Envelopes (Flats)                                               Bulk Quantities                                              Fee
 Weight               Weight               Weight                     First 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)                    $6.50
 not over             not over             not over                   Each additional 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)           0.75
  (ozs.)    Price      (ozs.)     Price     (ozs.)       Price
                                                                      Duplicate copy of PS Form 3606                               1.15
    1       $1.24        12       $8.44       44        $21.80
    2        2.03        16       10.11       48         23.47
    3        2.82        20       11.78       52         25.14        COD and Certified                       NOT for International Mail
    4        3.61        24       13.45       56         26.81
    5        4.40        28       15.12       60         28.48        Insurance (323)
    6        5.19        32       16.79       64         30.15        Available for Priority Mail International merchandise parcels
    7        5.98        36       18.46                               only (see 323.72 for markings)
    8        6.77        40       20.13
                                                                       Insured Amount
Packages (Small Packets)                                                   not over           Fee
                                                                             $50             $2.50
 Weight               Weight               Weight                            100              3.40
 not over             not over             not over
  (ozs.)    Price      (ozs.)     Price     (ozs.)       Price               185 max.         4.40
    1       $1.44        12       $8.64       44        $22.00
    2        2.23        16       10.31       48         23.67        International Business Reply Service (382)
    3        3.02        20       11.98       52         25.34        Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.45; Cards $0.95
    4        3.81        24       13.65       56         27.01
    5        4.60        28       15.32       60         28.68        International Postal Money Order (371)
    6        5.39        32       16.99       64         30.35        NOT Available
    7        6.18        36       18.66
    8        6.97        40       20.33                               International Reply Coupons (381)                      Fee: $2.10

                                                                      Registered Mail (330)                                  Fee: $11.50
Size Limits                                                           Maximum Indemnity: $45.62
Letters: See 241.212                                                  Available for First-Class Mail International,
Postcards: See 241.221                                                including postcards, and matter for
Large Envelopes (Flats): See 241.232                                  the blind or other physically handicapped
Packages (Small Packets): See 241.242 and 241.243                     persons. Not applicable to M-bags.

Postcards (241.22)                                          $0.98     Restricted Delivery (350)                            NOT Available

Airmail M-bags (260) —                                                Return Receipt (340)                                   Fee: $2.30
Direct Sack to One Addressee                      Price Group 7       Available for registered mail and insured
                                                                      Priority Mail International parcels only.
Weight not over 11 lbs.                                $46.75
Each additional pound or fraction of a pound             4.25
                    Weight Limit: 66 pounds

Matter for the Blind (270)                       NOT Available




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Chile                                                                                                International Mail Manual


                                                                                                                            Chile
Country Conditions for Mailing
Prohibitions (130)                                                   Global Express Guaranteed (210)                    Price Group 8
Beverages and foodstuffs containing saccharine and similar            Weight               Weight               Weight
  substances.                                                         not over             not over             not over
Coins; banknotes; currency notes; securities payable to bearer;        (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)      Price
  traveler’s checks; manufactured and unmanufactured                    0.5      $63.95       24    $420.50        48      $696.50
  platinum, gold, and silver; precious stones; jewelry; and               1       79.00       25      433.00       49       706.00
  other valuable articles.                                                2       97.50       26      445.50       50       715.50
Perishable infectious biological substances.                              3      116.00       27      458.00       51       725.00
Perishable noninfectious biological substances.                           4      134.50       28      470.50       52       734.50
Radioactive materials.                                                    5      153.00       29      483.00       53       744.00
                                                                          6      171.50       30      495.50       54       753.50
Restrictions                                                              7      190.00       31      508.00       55       763.00
No list furnished.                                                        8      208.50       32      520.50       56       772.50
                                                                          9      227.00       33      533.00       57       782.00
                                                                         10      245.50       34      545.50       58       791.50
Observations                                                             11      258.00       35      558.00       59       801.00
1. First-Class Mail International items may not contain dutiable
                                                                         12      270.50       36      570.50       60       810.50
   articles.
                                                                         13      283.00       37      583.00       61       820.00
2. Shipments must be accompanied by commercial invoices
                                                                         14      295.50       38      595.50       62       829.50
   that bear a declaration of origin in English or Spanish, signed
                                                                         15      308.00       39      608.00       63       839.00
   by the mailer, in the following terms:
                                                                         16      320.50       40      620.50       64       848.50
      “Under oath, we declare that we are the owners (or
                                                                         17      333.00       41      630.00       65       858.00
      shippers) of the above mentioned merchandise; that the
                                                                         18      345.50       42      639.50       66       867.50
      prices and other details are exact; that the said
                                                                         19      358.00       43      649.00       67       877.00
      merchandise is a product of the soil or industry of
                                                                         20      370.50       44      658.50       68       886.50
      (country of origin) and that we accept the legal
                                                                         21      383.00       45      668.00       69       896.00
      consequences that might arise through any inexactitude
                                                                         22      395.50       46      677.50       70       905.50
      contained in this account.”
                                                                         23      408.00       47      687.00
3. Persons desiring to mail shipments should be advised to
                                                                                          Weight Limit: 70 lbs.
   consult the addressees in advance of mailing to ascertain
   whether their articles will be admitted.
                                                                     Insurance (212.5)
Customs Forms Required (123)                                          Insured Amount                  Insured Amount
First-Class Mail International items and Priority Mail                    not over         Fee            not over           Fee
   International Flat Rate Envelopes and Small Flat Rate Boxes:            $100           No Fee     For document reconstruction
   PS Form 2976 (see 123.61)                                                200           $1.00      insurance or non-document
                                                                            300            2.00      insurance coverage above $800,
Priority Mail International parcels:
                                                                            400            3.00      add $1.00 per $100 or fraction
   PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)                                                           thereof, up to a maximum of
                                                                            500            4.00      $2,499 per shipment.
                                                                            600            5.00
                                                                            700            6.00
                                                                            800            7.00         $2,499 max.        $24.00

                                                                     Value Limit (212.1)
                                                                     The maximum value of a GXG shipment to this country is
                                                                       $2,499 or a lesser amount if limited by content or value.

                                                                     Size Limits (211.22)
                                                                     The surface area of the address side of the item to be mailed
                                                                       must be large enough to completely contain the Global
                                                                       Express Guaranteed Air Waybill/Shipping Invoice (shipping
                                                                       label), postage, endorsement, and any applicable markings.
                                                                       The shipping label is approximately 5.5 inches high and
                                                                       9.5 inches long.
                                                                     Maximum length: 46 inches
                                                                     Maximum width: 35 inches
                                                                     Maximum height: 46 inches
                                                                     Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches

                                                                     General Conditions for Mailing
                                                                     See Publication 141, Global Express Guaranteed Service
                                                                       Guide, for information about 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 July 15, 2010
                                                                                                       Contents               Country Index

Individual Country Listings                                                                                                              Chile

Express Mail International (220)                      Price Group 9    Note:
                                                                       Coins; banknotes; currency notes, including paper money;
 Weight                Weight               Weight
 not over              not over             not over                     securities of any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks;
  (lbs.)     Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)         Price        platinum, gold, and silver; precious stones; jewelry; watches;
   0.5      $28.95        24    $151.75        48         $277.75        and other valuable articles are prohibited in Express Mail
     1       34.00        25      157.00       49          283.00        International shipments to Chile.
     2       38.50        26      162.25       50          288.25
     3       43.00        27      167.50       51          293.50      Reciprocal Service Name: CAI
     4       47.50        28      172.75       52          298.75
     5       52.00        29      178.00       53          304.00      Country Code: CL
     6       57.25        30      183.25       54          309.25
     7       62.50        31      188.50       55          314.50      Areas Served: All
     8       67.75        32      193.75       56          319.75
     9       73.00        33      199.00       57          325.00      Priority Mail International (230)                         Price Group 9
    10       78.25        34      204.25       58          330.25
                                                                        Weight                  Weight               Weight
    11       83.50        35      209.50       59          335.50       not over                not over             not over
    12       88.75        36      214.75       60          340.75        (lbs.)       Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)           Price
    13       94.00        37      220.00       61          346.00           1        $24.50        16      $75.75       31           $132.00
    14       99.25        38      225.25       62          351.25           2         28.25        17       79.50       32            135.75
    15      104.50        39      230.50       63          356.50           3         32.00        18       83.25       33            139.50
    16      109.75        40      235.75       64          361.75           4         35.75        19       87.00       34            143.25
    17      115.00        41      241.00       65          367.00           5         39.50        20       90.75       35            147.00
    18      120.25        42      246.25       66          372.25           6         42.25        21       94.50       36            150.75
    19      125.50        43      251.50                                    7         45.00        22       98.25       37            154.50
    20      130.75        44      256.75                                    8         47.75        23      102.00       38            158.25
    21      136.00        45      262.00                                    9         50.50        24      105.75       39            162.00
    22      141.25        46      267.25                                   10         53.25        25      109.50       40            165.75
    23      146.50        47      272.50                                   11         57.00        26      113.25       41            169.50
                      Weight Limit: 66 lbs.                                12         60.75        27      117.00       42            173.25
                                                                           13         64.50        28      120.75       43            177.00
Express Mail International — Flat Rate                                     14         68.25        29      124.50       44            180.75
Flat Rate Envelope:      $28.95                                            15         72.00        30      128.25
                                                                                               Weight Limit: 44 lbs.
Insurance (222.71)                                                     Note: Ordinary Priority Mail International includes indemnity at no cost
Available for Express Mail International merchandise                   based on weight. (See 230.)
shipments only
 Insured Amount                   Insured Amount                       Priority Mail International — Flat Rate
     not over           Fee           not over             Fee         Flat Rate Envelope or Small Flat Rate Box: $13.45
      $100             No Fee     For insurance coverage above
                                  $2,000, add $1.40 for each $500 or   May contain items that may be sent as First-Class Mail
        200            $0.75
        500             2.15      fraction thereof, up to a maximum    International. The maximum weight is 4 lbs.
      1,000             3.55      of $5,000 per shipment.              Flat Rate Boxes: Medium – $43.45; Large – $55.95
      1,500             4.95                                           The maximum weight is 20 lbs. or the limit set by the individual
      2,000             6.35         $5,000 max.         $14.75        country, whichever is less.

                          Required Customs                             Size Limits (231.22)
 Articles Admitted        Form/Endorsement                             Maximum length: 42 inches
 Correspondence,          No form required. Endorse item               Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
 business papers,         clearly next to mailing label as
 and computer data.       BUSINESS PAPERS.
 Merchandise              PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22
 samples without          (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration
 commercial value.        (green label).
 Merchandise and all      PS Form 2976-A, Customs
 articles subject to      Declaration and Dispatch Note
 customs duty.            CP 72, inside a PS Form 2976-E,
                          Customs Declaration Envelope
                          CP 91.

Size Limits (221.42)
Maximum length: 36 inches
Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches

Return Receipt Service (222.72): NOT Available




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Chile                                                                                                     International Mail Manual

First-Class Mail International (240)                    Price Group 9   Extra Services
Letters
                                                                        Certificate of Mailing (313)
 Weight
 not over                                                               Individual Pieces                                              Fee
  (ozs.)     Price                                                      Individual article (PS Form 3817)                             $1.15
    1        $0.98      Note: A letter meeting one or more of           Firm mailing books (PS Form 3877), per article listed          0.42
    2         1.76      the nonmachinable characteristics in               (minimum 3)
    3         2.54      241.217 is charged a nonmachinable              Duplicate copy of PS Form 3817 or PS Form 3877                 1.15
   3.5        3.32      surcharge of $0.20.                                (per page)
Large Envelopes (Flats)                                                 Bulk Quantities                                                Fee
 Weight                Weight                Weight                     First 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)                      $6.50
 not over              not over              not over                   Each additional 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)             0.75
  (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)       Price
                                                                        Duplicate copy of PS Form 3606                                 1.15
    1        $1.24        12       $8.44        44        $21.80
    2         2.03        16       10.11        48         23.47
    3         2.82        20       11.78        52         25.14        COD and Certified                       NOT for International Mail
    4         3.61        24       13.45        56         26.81
    5         4.40        28       15.12        60         28.48        Insurance (323)                                        NOT Available
    6         5.19        32       16.79        64         30.15
    7         5.98        36       18.46                                International Business Reply Service (382)
    8         6.77        40       20.13                                Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.45; Cards $0.95
Packages (Small Packets)
                                                                        International Postal Money Order (371)
 Weight                Weight                Weight                     NOT Available
 not over              not over              not over
  (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)       Price
    1        $1.44        12       $8.64        44        $22.00
                                                                        International Reply Coupons (381)                        Fee: $2.10
    2         2.23        16       10.31        48         23.67
    3         3.02        20       11.98        52         25.34        Registered Mail (330)                                    Fee: $11.50
    4         3.81        24       13.65        56         27.01        Maximum Indemnity: $45.62
    5         4.60        28       15.32        60         28.68        Available for First-Class Mail International,
    6         5.39        32       16.99        64         30.35        including postcards, and matter for
    7         6.18        36       18.66                                the blind or other physically handicapped
    8         6.97        40       20.33                                persons. Not applicable to M-bags.

                                                                        Restricted Delivery (350)                                Fee: $4.50
Size Limits                                                             Available for registered mail with a return receipt.
Letters: See 241.212                                                    Endorsements:        A remettre en main propre.
Postcards: See 241.221
Large Envelopes (Flats): See 241.232                                    Return Receipt (340)                                     Fee: $2.30
Packages (Small Packets): See 241.242 and 241.243                       Available for registered mail only.

Postcards (241.22)                                            $0.98

Airmail M-bags (260) —
Direct Sack to One Addressee                        Price Group 9
Weight not over 11 lbs.                                  $44.00
Each additional pound or fraction of a pound               4.00
                    Weight Limit: 66 pounds

Matter for the Blind (270)
Free when sent as First-Class Mail International, including the
   Priority Mail International Flat Rate Envelope and Small Flat
   Rate Box. Weight limit: 4 pounds.
Free when sent as Priority Mail International.
   Weight limit: 15 pounds.




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Individual Country Listings                                                                                                   China


                                                                                                                           China
Country Conditions for Mailing
Prohibitions (130)                                                   Global Express Guaranteed (210)                    Price Group 6
Arms, ammunition, weapons.                                            Weight               Weight               Weight
Articles in hermetically sealed, nontransparent containers.           not over             not over             not over
Chinese currency.                                                      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)      Price
Coins; banknotes; securities payable to bearer; traveler’s              0.5      $45.95       24    $289.00        48      $475.00
   checks; gold, silver, platinum, manufactured or not; precious          1       68.75       25      296.75       49       482.75
   stones; jewelry; and other valuable articles, unless sent as an        2       78.50       26      304.50       50       490.50
   insured post.                                                          3       88.25       27      312.25       51       498.25
Manuscripts, printed matter, photographic negatives,                      4       98.00       28      320.00       52       506.00
   gramophone records, films, magnetic tapes, video tapes,                5      107.75       29      327.75       53       513.75
   etc., which could do political, economical, cultural, or moral         6      117.50       30      335.50       54       521.50
   harm to the People’s Republic of China.                                7      127.25       31      343.25       55       529.25
Meat and meat products.                                                   8      137.00       32      351.00       56       537.00
Perishable infectious biological substances.                              9      146.75       33      358.75       57       544.75
Radioactive materials.                                                   10      156.50       34      366.50       58       552.50
Radio receivers, transmitters or receivers of all kinds, walkie-         11      166.25       35      374.25       59       560.25
   talkies and parts thereof; valves, antennae, etc.                     12      176.00       36      382.00       60       568.00
Used clothing and bedding.                                               13      185.75       37      389.75       61       575.75
Wrist-watches, cameras, television sets, radio sets, tape                14      195.50       38      397.50       62       583.50
   records, bicycles, sewing machines, and ventilators.                  15      205.25       39      405.25       63       591.25
                                                                         16      215.00       40      413.00       64       599.00
Restrictions                                                             17      224.75       41      420.75       65       606.75
The importation of personal articles is limited to those intended        18      234.50       42      428.50       66       614.50
  for personal use and imported in reasonable quantities. The            19      244.25       43      436.25       67       622.25
  value of the items contained in each shipment must not                 20      254.00       44      444.00       68       630.00
  exceed RMB (renminbi) 100 yuan and the total value of the              21      263.75       45      451.75       69       637.75
  shipment received annually by each family may not exceed               22      273.50       46      459.50       70       645.50
  RMB (renminbi) 800 yuan. However, the following articles are           23      281.25       47      467.25
  admitted in the quantities/values indicated:                                            Weight Limit: 70 lbs.

 Description of         Qty. or Value                                Insurance (212.5)
 Articles               per Item              Comment                 Insured Amount                  Insured Amount
 1. Pocket              1 per year            The addressee               not over         Fee            not over           Fee
    electronic                                must submit a                $100           No Fee     For document reconstruction
                                                                            200           $1.00      insurance or non-document
    calculator                                prior request to
                                                                            300            2.00      insurance coverage above $800,
                                              Customs.                                               add $1.00 per $100 or fraction
                                                                            400            3.00
 2. Magnetic tape       5 cassettes                                                                  thereof, up to a maximum of
                                                                            500            4.00      $2,499 per shipment.
 3. Cotton or           10-1/4 yd (10 m)      Width must not                600            5.00
    synthetic                                 exceed 50 inches              700            6.00
    fabric                                    (130 cm).                     800            7.00         $2,499 max.        $24.00
 4. Medicines or        RMB 40 yuan
    materials used
                                                                     Value Limit (212.1)
                                                                     The maximum value of a GXG shipment to this country is
    in Chinese
                                                                       $2,499 or a lesser amount if limited by content or value.
    medicine
 5. Philatelic          100 stamps                                   Size Limits (211.22)
    stamps                                                           The surface area of the address side of the item to be mailed
                                                                       must be large enough to completely contain the Global
Observations                                                           Express Guaranteed Air Waybill/Shipping Invoice (shipping
Articles that do not meet the requirements mentioned above             label), postage, endorsement, and any applicable markings.
   will be returned to origin or confiscated in accordance with        The shipping label is approximately 5.5 inches high and
   their internal laws.                                                9.5 inches long.
                                                                     Maximum length: 46 inches
Customs Forms Required (123)                                         Maximum width: 35 inches
First-Class Mail International items and Priority Mail               Maximum height: 46 inches
   International Flat Rate Envelopes and Small Flat Rate Boxes:      Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches
   PS Form 2976 (see 123.61)
Priority Mail International parcels:                                 General Conditions for Mailing
   PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)                           See Publication 141, Global Express Guaranteed Service
                                                                       Guide, for information about 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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China                                                                                                       International Mail Manual

Express Mail International (220)                      Price Group 3    Notes:
                                                                       1. Coins; banknotes; currency notes, including paper money;
 Weight                Weight               Weight
 not over              not over             not over                      securities of any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks;
  (lbs.)     Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)         Price         platinum, gold, and silver; precious stones; jewelry; watches;
   0.5      $28.95        24    $153.75        48         $291.75         and other valuable articles are prohibited in Express Mail
     1       33.00        25      159.50       49          297.50         International shipments to China.
     2       37.75        26      165.25       50          303.25      2. Express Mail International With Guarantee service — which
     3       42.50        27      171.00       51          309.00         offers a date-certain, postage-refund guarantee — is
     4       47.25        28      176.75       52          314.75         available to China.
     5       52.00        29      182.50       53          320.50
     6       56.75        30      188.25       54          326.25      Country Code: CN
     7       61.50        31      194.00       55          332.00
     8       66.25        32      199.75       56          337.75      Areas Served: All
     9       71.00        33      205.50       57          343.50
    10       75.75        34      211.25       58          349.25      Priority Mail International (230)                         Price Group 3
    11       81.00        35      217.00       59          355.00
                                                                        Weight                  Weight               Weight
    12       86.25        36      222.75       60          360.75       not over                not over             not over
    13       91.50        37      228.50       61          366.50        (lbs.)       Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)           Price
    14       96.75        38      234.25       62          372.25           1        $26.50        23    $111.00        45           $193.50
    15      102.00        39      240.00       63          378.00           2         30.75        24      114.75       46            197.25
    16      107.75        40      245.75       64          383.75           3         35.00        25      118.50       47            201.00
    17      113.50        41      251.50       65          389.50           4         39.25        26      122.25       48            204.75
    18      119.25        42      257.25       66          395.25           5         43.50        27      126.00       49            208.50
    19      125.00        43      263.00                                    6         47.25        28      129.75       50            212.25
    20      130.75        44      268.75                                    7         51.00        29      133.50       51            216.00
    21      136.50        45      274.50                                    8         54.75        30      137.25       52            219.75
    22      142.25        46      280.25                                    9         58.50        31      141.00       53            223.50
    23      148.00        47      286.00                                   10         62.25        32      144.75       54            227.25
                      Weight Limit: 66 lbs.                                11         66.00        33      148.50       55            231.00
                                                                           12         69.75        34      152.25       56            234.75
Express Mail International — Flat Rate                                     13         73.50        35      156.00       57            238.50
Flat Rate Envelope:      $28.95                                            14         77.25        36      159.75       58            242.25
                                                                           15         81.00        37      163.50       59            246.00
Insurance (222.71)                                                         16         84.75        38      167.25       60            249.75
Available for Express Mail International merchandise                       17         88.50        39      171.00       61            253.50
shipments only                                                             18         92.25        40      174.75       62            257.25
 Insured Amount                   Insured Amount                           19         96.00        41      178.50       63            261.00
     not over           Fee           not over             Fee             20         99.75        42      182.25       64            264.75
      $100             No Fee     For insurance coverage above             21        103.50        43      186.00       65            268.50
        200            $0.75      $2,000, add $1.40 for each $500 or       22        107.25        44      189.75       66            272.25
        500             2.15      fraction thereof, up to a maximum                            Weight Limit: 66 lbs.
      1,000             3.55      of $5,000 per shipment.              Note: Ordinary Priority Mail International includes indemnity at no cost
      1,500             4.95                                           based on weight. (See 230.)
      2,000             6.35         $5,000 max.         $14.75
                                                                       Priority Mail International — Flat Rate
                          Required Customs                             Flat Rate Envelope or Small Flat Rate Box: $13.45
 Articles Admitted        Form/Endorsement                             May contain items that may be sent as First-Class Mail
 Business                 No form required. Endorse item               International. The maximum weight is 4 lbs.
 correspondence           clearly next to mailing label as             Flat Rate Boxes: Medium – $43.45; Large – $55.95
 and commercial           BUSINESS PAPERS.                             The maximum weight is 20 lbs. or the limit set by the individual
 papers/documents.                                                     country, whichever is less.
 Merchandise              PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22
 samples without          (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration           Size Limits (231.22)
 commercial value.        (green label).                               Maximum length: 42 inches
 Merchandise and all      PS Form 2976-A, Customs                      Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
 articles subject to      Declaration and Dispatch Note
 customs duty.            CP 72, inside a PS Form 2976-E,
                          Customs Declaration Envelope
                          CP 91.

Size Limits (221.42)
Maximum length: 60 inches
Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches

Return Receipt Service (222.72): NOT Available




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Individual Country Listings                                                                                                         China

First-Class Mail International (240)                    Price Group 3   Extra Services
Letters
                                                                        Certificate of Mailing (313)
 Weight
 not over                                                               Individual Pieces                                              Fee
  (ozs.)     Price                                                      Individual article (PS Form 3817)                             $1.15
    1        $0.98      Note: A letter meeting one or more of           Firm mailing books (PS Form 3877), per article listed          0.42
    2         1.82      the nonmachinable characteristics in               (minimum 3)
    3         2.66      241.217 is charged a nonmachinable              Duplicate copy of PS Form 3817 or PS Form 3877                    1.15
   3.5        3.50      surcharge of $0.20.                                (per page)
Large Envelopes (Flats)                                                 Bulk Quantities                                                Fee
 Weight                Weight                Weight                     First 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)                      $6.50
 not over              not over              not over                   Each additional 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)             0.75
  (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)       Price
                                                                        Duplicate copy of PS Form 3606                                 1.15
    1        $1.24        12       $8.84        44        $22.60
    2         2.08        16       10.56        48         24.32
    3         2.92        20       12.28        52         26.04        COD and Certified                       NOT for International Mail
    4         3.76        24       14.00        56         27.76
    5         4.60        28       15.72        60         29.48        Insurance (323)
    6         5.44        32       17.44        64         31.20        Available for Priority Mail International merchandise parcels
    7         6.28        36       19.16                                only (see 323.72 for markings)
    8         7.12        40       20.88
                                                                         Insured Amount                    Insured Amount
Packages (Small Packets)                                                     not over           Fee            not over            Fee
                                                                               $50             $2.50
 Weight                Weight                Weight                            100              3.40      Add $1.00 for each additional
 not over              not over              not over                                                     $100 or fraction of insurance
  (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)       Price               200              4.40
                                                                               300              5.40      coverage.
    1        $1.44        12       $9.04        44        $22.80
                                                                               400              6.40
    2         2.28        16       10.76        48         24.52
                                                                               500              7.40         $1,222 max.         $15.40
    3         3.12        20       12.48        52         26.24
    4         3.96        24       14.20        56         27.96
    5         4.80        28       15.92        60         29.68        International Business Reply Service (382)
    6         5.64        32       17.64        64         31.40        Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.45; Cards $0.95
    7         6.48        36       19.36
    8         7.32        40       21.08                                International Postal Money Order (371)
                                                                        NOT Available

Size Limits                                                             International Reply Coupons (381)                       Fee: $2.10
Letters: See 241.212
Postcards: See 241.221                                                  Registered Mail (330)                                  Fee: $11.50
Large Envelopes (Flats): See 241.232                                    Maximum Indemnity: $45.62
Packages (Small Packets): See 241.242 and 241.243                       Available for First-Class Mail International,
                                                                        including postcards, and matter for
Postcards (241.22)                                            $0.98     the blind or other physically handicapped
                                                                        persons. Not applicable to M-bags.
Airmail M-bags (260) —
Direct Sack to One Addressee                        Price Group 3
                                                                        Restricted Delivery (350)                            NOT Available
Weight not over 11 lbs.                                  $55.00         Return Receipt (340)                                    Fee: $2.30
Each additional pound or fraction of a pound               5.00
                                                                        Available for registered mail and insured
                    Weight Limit: 66 pounds
                                                                        Priority Mail International parcels only.
Matter for the Blind (270)
Free when sent as First-Class Mail International, including the
   Priority Mail International Flat Rate Envelope and Small Flat
   Rate Box. Weight limit: 4 pounds.
Free when sent as Priority Mail International.
   Weight limit: 15 pounds.




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Colombia                                                                                            International Mail Manual


                                                                                                                  Colombia
Country Conditions for Mailing
Prohibitions (130)                                                  7. The addressees in Colombia are required in most cases to
Coins; banknotes; currency notes; securities payable to bearer;        obtain import licenses in order to secure delivery of
  traveler’s checks; manufactured and unmanufactured                   shipments. For shipments exceeding $20 in value the
  platinum, gold, and silver; precious stones; jewelry; and            addressee is required to send a copy of the import license to
  other valuable articles.                                             the sender, who must submit it to the Colombian Consul
Many types of goods are prohibited or subject to an import             when obtaining the consular invoice. If a sender receives a
  license; therefore, the sender should ascertain from the             copy of a Colombian import license for a parcel whose value
  addressee before mailing whether the contents are                    does not exceed $20, he or she must return it to the
  permitted and whether the necessary documents are held.              addressee in Colombia.
Perishable infectious biological substances.                        8. Consular invoice forms may be obtained and commercial
Perishable noninfectious biological substances.                        invoices legalized at Colombian Consulates, which are
Radioactive materials.                                                 located in principal cities of the United States.

Restrictions                                                        Customs Forms Required (123)
New and used clothing is permitted when mailed as                   First-Class Mail International items and Priority Mail
  unaccompanied baggage. The words “Equipaje no                        International Flat Rate Envelopes and Small Flat Rate Boxes:
  acompanado” and the owner’s passport number must be                  PS Form 2976 (see 123.61)
  shown on the address label and the accompanying                   Priority Mail International parcels:
  documents. Used clothing must have a certificate of                  PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)
  disinfection enclosed.

Observations
1. First-Class Mail International items may not contain dutiable
   articles.
2. Books and other printed matter, if valued over $20, require
   consular invoices, and the addressees must obtain import
   licenses.
3. A commercial invoice, numbered, certified and signed by the
   sender, must accompany each package containing books
   and periodicals of a commercial nature. In addition, the value
   of each item, the number of packages comprising the
   shipment, and gross weight must be shown on the invoice.
   One copy of the invoice should be sent to the post office of
   destination. A note must be made on each package of the
   number of books contained therein, its weight and the total
   number of packages comprising the shipment.
4. Packages must be addressed directly to the addressee, as
   the Colombian regulations do not permit customs entry to be
   effected by anyone except the addressee or an authorized
   representative.
5. Each shipment valued at $20 or less requires two copies of
   the sender’s commercial invoice, one of which must be
   enclosed in the parcel and the other sent under separate
   cover to the addressee. Consular legalization is not needed
   but the invoice must include a declaration of origin of the
   merchandise, in Spanish, reading as follows:
      “Certificamos bajo juramento que los precios de esta
      factura son los mismos que cargamos al cliente y que la
      mercancia a que se refiere esta misma factura es
      originaria de (Country of Origin). En fe de lo expuesto
      firmamos la presente declaracion en (City, State) (Day) de
      (Month) de (Year) (Signature of shipper)”.

      (Translation: We certify under oath that the prices in this
      invoice are the same that we charge our customers, and
      that the merchandise in this same invoice comes from
      (Country of origin). In faith of which we sign the present
      declaration at (City, State), on (Date).
6. For shipments valued over $20, the sender must have a copy
   of his or her commercial invoice legalized by a Colombian
   Consulate, and must prepare 4 copies of a consular invoice,
   one of which must be sent direct to the addressee with the
   legalized commercial invoice.




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Individual Country Listings                                                                             Colombia

                                                    Global Express Guaranteed (210)                    Price Group 8
                                                     Weight               Weight               Weight
                                                     not over             not over             not over
                                                      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)      Price
                                                       0.5      $63.95       24    $420.50        48      $696.50
                                                         1       79.00       25      433.00       49       706.00
                                                         2       97.50       26      445.50       50       715.50
                                                         3      116.00       27      458.00       51       725.00
                                                         4      134.50       28      470.50       52       734.50
                                                         5      153.00       29      483.00       53       744.00
                                                         6      171.50       30      495.50       54       753.50
                                                         7      190.00       31      508.00       55       763.00
                                                         8      208.50       32      520.50       56       772.50
                                                         9      227.00       33      533.00       57       782.00
                                                        10      245.50       34      545.50       58       791.50
                                                        11      258.00       35      558.00       59       801.00
                                                        12      270.50       36      570.50       60       810.50
                                                        13      283.00       37      583.00       61       820.00
                                                        14      295.50       38      595.50       62       829.50
                                                        15      308.00       39      608.00       63       839.00
                                                        16      320.50       40      620.50       64       848.50
                                                        17      333.00       41      630.00       65       858.00
                                                        18      345.50       42      639.50       66       867.50
                                                        19      358.00       43      649.00       67       877.00
                                                        20      370.50       44      658.50       68       886.50
                                                        21      383.00       45      668.00       69       896.00
                                                        22      395.50       46      677.50       70       905.50
                                                        23      408.00       47      687.00
                                                                         Weight Limit: 70 lbs.

                                                    Insurance (212.5)
                                                     Insured Amount                  Insured Amount
                                                         not over         Fee            not over           Fee
                                                          $100           No Fee     For document reconstruction
                                                           200           $1.00      insurance or non-document
                                                           300            2.00      insurance coverage above $800,
                                                           400            3.00      add $1.00 per $100 or fraction
                                                                                    thereof, up to a maximum of
                                                           500            4.00      $2,499 per shipment.
                                                           600            5.00
                                                           700            6.00
                                                           800            7.00         $2,499 max.        $24.00

                                                    Value Limit (212.1)
                                                    The maximum value of a GXG shipment to this country is
                                                      $2,499 or a lesser amount if limited by content or value.

                                                    Size Limits (211.22)
                                                    The surface area of the address side of the item to be mailed
                                                      must be large enough to completely contain the Global
                                                      Express Guaranteed Air Waybill/Shipping Invoice (shipping
                                                      label), postage, endorsement, and any applicable markings.
                                                      The shipping label is approximately 5.5 inches high and
                                                      9.5 inches long.
                                                    Maximum length: 46 inches
                                                    Maximum width: 35 inches
                                                    Maximum height: 46 inches
                                                    Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches

                                                    General Conditions for Mailing
                                                    See Publication 141, Global Express Guaranteed Service
                                                      Guide, for information about 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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Colombia                                                                                                     International Mail Manual

Express Mail International (220)                       Price Group 9    Reciprocal Service Name: Express Service-
                                                                                                                 Rapidissimo
 Weight                Weight               Weight
 not over              not over             not over
  (lbs.)      Price     (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)          Price      Country Code: CO
   0.5       $28.95       15    $104.50        30          $183.25
     1        34.00       16      109.75       31           188.50      Areas Served:
     2        38.50       17      115.00       32           193.75         Armenia                  Florencia              Popayan
     3        43.00       18      120.25       33           199.00         Barrancabermeja          Giron                  Quibdo
     4        47.50       19      125.50       34           204.25
                                                                           Barranquilla             Ibague                 Riohacha
     5        52.00       20      130.75       35           209.50
                                                                           Bello                    Ipiales                Rionegro
     6        57.25       21      136.00       36           214.75
     7        62.50       22      141.25       37           220.00         Bogata                   Itagui                 San Andras Isla
     8        67.75       23      146.50       38           225.25         Bucamaranga              Leticia                Santa Marta
     9        73.00       24      151.75       39           230.50         Buenaventura             Manizales              Sincelejo
    10        78.25       25      157.00       40           235.75         Buga                     Medellin               Tulua
    11        83.50       26      162.25       41           241.00         Cali                     Monteria               Tunja
    12        88.75       27      167.50       42           246.25         Cartagena                Neiva                  Valledupar
    13        94.00       28      172.75       43           251.50         Cartago                  Palmira                Villavicencio
    14        99.25       29      178.00       44           256.75
                                                                           Cucuta                   Pasto                  Yopal
                      Weight Limit: 44 lbs.
                                                                           Envigado                 Pereira
Express Mail International — Flat Rate
Flat Rate Envelope:       $28.95                                        Priority Mail International (230)                         Price Group 9

Insurance (222.71)                                                       Weight                  Weight               Weight
                                                                         not over                not over             not over
Available for Express Mail International merchandise                      (lbs.)       Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)           Price
shipments only
                                                                             1        $24.50        23    $102.00        45           $184.50
 Insured Amount                    Insured Amount                            2         28.25        24     105.75        46            188.25
     not over           Fee            not over             Fee              3         32.00        25     109.50        47            192.00
      $100             No Fee      For insurance coverage above              4         35.75        26     113.25        48            195.75
        200            $0.75       $2,000, add $1.40 for each $500 or        5         39.50        27     117.00        49            199.50
        500             2.15       fraction thereof, up to a maximum         6         42.25        28     120.75        50            203.25
      1,000             3.55       of $5,000 per shipment.
                                                                             7         45.00        29     124.50        51            207.00
      1,500             4.95                                                 8         47.75        30     128.25        52            210.75
      2,000             6.35          $5,000 max.         $14.75             9         50.50        31     132.00        53            214.50
                                                                            10         53.25        32     135.75        54            218.25
                           Required Customs                                 11         57.00        33     139.50        55            222.00
 Articles Admitted         Form/Endorsement                                 12         60.75        34     143.25        56            225.75
                                                                            13         64.50        35     147.00        57            229.50
 Correspondence,           No form required. Endorse item
                                                                            14         68.25        36     150.75        58            233.25
 business papers,          clearly next to mailing label as
                                                                            15         72.00        37     154.50        59            237.00
 and documents.            BUSINESS PAPERS.
                                                                            16         75.75        38     158.25        60            240.75
 Merchandise               PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22                    17         79.50        39     162.00        61            244.50
 samples without           (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration               18         83.25        40     165.75        62            248.25
 commercial value          (green label).                                   19         87.00        41     169.50        63            252.00
 Merchandise and all       PS Form 2976-A, Customs                          20         90.75        42     173.25        64            255.75
 articles subject to       Declaration and Dispatch Note                    21         94.50        43     177.00        65            259.50
 customs duty.             CP 72, inside a PS Form 2976-E,                  22         98.25        44     180.75        66            263.25
                           Customs Declaration Envelope                                         Weight Limit: 66 lbs.
                           CP 92.                                       Note: Ordinary Priority Mail International includes indemnity at no cost
                                                                        based on weight. (See 230.)

Size Limits (221.42)                                                    Priority Mail International — Flat Rate
Maximum length: 36 inches
Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches                            Flat Rate Envelope or Small Flat Rate Box: $13.45
                                                                        May contain items that may be sent as First-Class Mail
Return Receipt Service (222.72): NOT Available                          International. The maximum weight is 4 lbs.
                                                                        Flat Rate Boxes: Medium – $43.45; Large – $55.95
Notes:                                                                  The maximum weight is 20 lbs. or the limit set by the individual
1. Coins; banknotes; currency notes, including paper money;             country, whichever is less.
   securities of any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks;
   platinum, gold, and silver; precious stones; jewelry; watches;
   and other valuable articles are prohibited in Express Mail           Size Limits (231.22)
   International shipments to Colombia.                                 Maximum length: 42 inches
2. Certain dutiable Express Mail International items will not be        Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
   delivered to the addressee but must be picked up at the post
   office. For this reason, all dutiable Express Mail International
   items to Colombia should include the telephone number of
   the addressee.




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Individual Country Listings                                                                                                    Colombia

First-Class Mail International (240)                    Price Group 9   Extra Services
Letters
                                                                        Certificate of Mailing (313)
 Weight
 not over                                                               Individual Pieces                                              Fee
  (ozs.)     Price                                                      Individual article (PS Form 3817)                             $1.15
    1        $0.98      Note: A letter meeting one or more of           Firm mailing books (PS Form 3877), per article listed          0.42
    2         1.76      the nonmachinable characteristics in               (minimum 3)
    3         2.54      241.217 is charged a nonmachinable              Duplicate copy of PS Form 3817 or PS Form 3877                    1.15
   3.5        3.32      surcharge of $0.20.                                (per page)
Large Envelopes (Flats)                                                 Bulk Quantities                                                Fee
 Weight                Weight                Weight                     First 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)                      $6.50
 not over              not over              not over                   Each additional 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)             0.75
  (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)       Price
                                                                        Duplicate copy of PS Form 3606                                 1.15
    1        $1.24        12       $8.44        44        $21.80
    2         2.03        16       10.11        48         23.47
    3         2.82        20       11.78        52         25.14        COD and Certified                       NOT for International Mail
    4         3.61        24       13.45        56         26.81
    5         4.40        28       15.12        60         28.48        Insurance (323)
    6         5.19        32       16.79        64         30.15        Available for Priority Mail International merchandise parcels
    7         5.98        36       18.46                                only (see 323.72 for markings)
    8         6.77        40       20.13
                                                                         Insured Amount                    Insured Amount
Packages (Small Packets)                                                     not over           Fee            not over            Fee
                                                                               $50             $2.50
 Weight                Weight                Weight                            100              3.40      Add $1.00 for each additional
 not over              not over              not over                                                     $100 or fraction of insurance
  (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)       Price               200              4.40
                                                                               300              5.40      coverage.
    1        $1.44        12       $8.64        44        $22.00
                                                                               400              6.40
    2         2.23        16       10.31        48         23.67
                                                                               500              7.40          $999 max.          $12.40
    3         3.02        20       11.98        52         25.34
    4         3.81        24       13.65        56         27.01
    5         4.60        28       15.32        60         28.68        International Business Reply Service (382)
    6         5.39        32       16.99        64         30.35        Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.45; Cards $0.95
    7         6.18        36       18.66
    8         6.97        40       20.33                                International Postal Money Order (371)
                                                                        NOT Available

Size Limits                                                             International Reply Coupons (381)                       Fee: $2.10
Letters: See 241.212
Postcards: See 241.221                                                  Registered Mail (330)                                  Fee: $11.50
Large Envelopes (Flats): See 241.232                                    Maximum Indemnity: $45.62
Packages (Small Packets): See 241.242 and 241.243                       Available for First-Class Mail International,
                                                                        including postcards, and matter for
Postcards (241.22)                                            $0.98     the blind or other physically handicapped
                                                                        persons. Not applicable to M-bags.
Airmail M-bags (260) —
Direct Sack to One Addressee                        Price Group 9
                                                                        Restricted Delivery (350)                            NOT Available
Weight not over 11 lbs.                                  $44.00         Return Receipt (340)                                    Fee: $2.30
Each additional pound or fraction of a pound               4.00
                                                                        Available for registered mail and insured
                    Weight Limit: 66 pounds
                                                                        Priority Mail International parcels only.
Matter for the Blind (270)
Free when sent as First-Class Mail International, including the
   Priority Mail International Flat Rate Envelope and Small Flat
   Rate Box. Weight limit: 4 pounds.
Free when sent as Priority Mail International.
   Weight limit: 15 pounds.




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Comoros                                                                                                International Mail Manual


                                                                                                                       Comoros
Country Conditions for Mailing
Prohibitions (130)                                                Global Express Guaranteed (210)
Cigarettes and tobacco except when sent by private individuals    Not Available
   and intended for personal use of the addressee.
Narcotics except for medical reason.                              Express Mail International (220)
Newspapers, publications, and works that may jeopardize the
   Moslem religion or security of the state.                      Not Available
Perishable infectious biological substances.
Radioactive materials.                                            Priority Mail International (230)                         Price Group 7
Weapons and ammunitions of war.                                    Weight                  Weight               Weight
                                                                   not over                not over             not over
Restrictions                                                        (lbs.)       Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)           Price
Importation of gold ingots require authorization by the Central        1        $25.50        16      $97.65       31           $173.40
  Bank.                                                                2         30.15        17      102.70       32            178.45
Weapons and ammunitions for other than war require a special           3         34.80        18      107.75       33            183.50
  import permit.                                                       4         39.45        19      112.80       34            188.55
                                                                       5         44.10        20      117.85       35            193.60
Observations                                                           6         48.75        21      122.90       36            198.65
None                                                                   7         53.40        22      127.95       37            203.70
                                                                       8         58.05        23      133.00       38            208.75
                                                                       9         62.70        24      138.05       39            213.80
Customs Forms Required (123)                                          10         67.35        25      143.10       40            218.85
First-Class Mail International items and Priority Mail
                                                                      11         72.40        26      148.15       41            223.90
   International Flat Rate Envelopes and Small Flat Rate Boxes:
                                                                      12         77.45        27      153.20       42            228.95
   PS Form 2976 (see 123.61)
                                                                      13         82.50        28      158.25       43            234.00
Priority Mail International parcels:
                                                                      14         87.55        29      163.30       44            239.05
   PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)
                                                                      15         92.60        30      168.35
                                                                                          Weight Limit: 44 lbs.
                                                                  Note: Ordinary Priority Mail International includes indemnity at no cost
                                                                  based on weight. (See 230.)

                                                                  Priority Mail International — Flat Rate
                                                                  Flat Rate Envelope or Small Flat Rate Box: $13.45
                                                                  May contain items that may be sent as First-Class Mail
                                                                  International. The maximum weight is 4 lbs.
                                                                  Flat Rate Boxes: Medium – $43.45; Large – $55.95
                                                                  The maximum weight is 20 lbs. or the limit set by the individual
                                                                  country, whichever is less.

                                                                  Size Limits (231.22)
                                                                  Maximum length: 42 inches
                                                                  Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches




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Individual Country Listings                                                                                                    Comoros

First-Class Mail International (240)                    Price Group 7   Extra Services
Letters
                                                                        Certificate of Mailing (313)
 Weight
 not over                                                               Individual Pieces                                            Fee
  (ozs.)     Price                                                      Individual article (PS Form 3817)                           $1.15
    1        $0.98      Note: A letter meeting one or more of           Firm mailing books (PS Form 3877), per article listed        0.42
    2         1.76      the nonmachinable characteristics in               (minimum 3)
    3         2.54      241.217 is charged a nonmachinable              Duplicate copy of PS Form 3817 or PS Form 3877               1.15
   3.5        3.32      surcharge of $0.20.                                (per page)
Large Envelopes (Flats)                                                 Bulk Quantities                                              Fee
 Weight                Weight                Weight                     First 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)                    $6.50
 not over              not over              not over                   Each additional 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)           0.75
  (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)       Price
                                                                        Duplicate copy of PS Form 3606                               1.15
    1        $1.24        12       $8.44        44        $21.80
    2         2.03        16       10.11        48         23.47
    3         2.82        20       11.78        52         25.14        COD and Certified                       NOT for International Mail
    4         3.61        24       13.45        56         26.81
    5         4.40        28       15.12        60         28.48        Insurance (323)
    6         5.19        32       16.79        64         30.15        Available for Priority Mail International merchandise parcels
    7         5.98        36       18.46                                only (see 323.72 for markings)
    8         6.77        40       20.13
                                                                         Insured Amount
Packages (Small Packets)                                                     not over           Fee
                                                                               $50             $2.50
 Weight                Weight                Weight                            100              3.40
 not over              not over              not over
  (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)       Price               200              4.40
                                                                               300              5.40
    1        $1.44        12       $8.64        44        $22.00
                                                                               400              6.40
    2         2.23        16       10.31        48         23.67
                                                                               500              7.40
    3         3.02        20       11.98        52         25.34
                                                                               600              8.40
    4         3.81        24       13.65        56         27.01
                                                                               690 max.         9.40
    5         4.60        28       15.32        60         28.68
    6         5.39        32       16.99        64         30.35
    7         6.18        36       18.66                                International Business Reply Service (382)
    8         6.97        40       20.33                                Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.45; Cards $0.95

                                                                        International Postal Money Order (371)
Size Limits                                                             NOT Available
Letters: See 241.212
Postcards: See 241.221                                                  International Reply Coupons (381)                      Fee: $2.10
Large Envelopes (Flats): See 241.232
Packages (Small Packets): See 241.242 and 241.243                       Registered Mail (330)                                  Fee: $11.50
                                                                        Maximum Indemnity: $45.62
Postcards (241.22)                                            $0.98     Available for First-Class Mail International,
                                                                        including postcards, and matter for
Airmail M-bags (260) —                                                  the blind or other physically handicapped
                                                                        persons. Not applicable to M-bags.
Direct Sack to One Addressee                        Price Group 7
Weight not over 11 lbs.                                  $46.75         Restricted Delivery (350)                            NOT Available
Each additional pound or fraction of a pound               4.25
                    Weight Limit: 66 pounds
                                                                        Return Receipt (340)                                   Fee: $2.30
                                                                        Available for registered mail and insured
Matter for the Blind (270)                                              Priority Mail International parcels only.
Free when sent as First-Class Mail International, including the
   Priority Mail International Flat Rate Envelope and Small Flat
   Rate Box. Weight limit: 4 pounds.
Free when sent as Priority Mail International.
   Weight limit: 15 pounds.




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Congo, Democratic Republic of the                                                                 International Mail Manual


                                                                              Congo, Democratic Republic
                                                                                                  of the
Country Conditions for Mailing
Prohibitions (130)                                                Global Express Guaranteed (210)                    Price Group 4
Perishable infectious biological substances.                       Weight                Weight               Weight
Radioactive materials.                                             not over              not over             not over
                                                                    (lbs.)      Price     (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)     Price
                                                                     0.5       $93.95       24    $479.50        48    $795.50
Restrictions                                                           1       110.00       25      494.00       49      806.00
Arms of all kinds require the authorization of the Democratic
                                                                       2       128.50       26      508.50       50      816.50
  Republic of the Congo Ministry of the Interior.
                                                                       3       147.00       27      523.00       51      827.00
Medicines and biological products require the authorization of
                                                                       4       165.50       28      537.50       52      837.50
  the medical authorities of the Democratic Republic of the
                                                                       5       184.00       29      552.00       53      848.00
  Congo.
                                                                       6       202.50       30      566.50       54      858.50
Saccharine and products containing it require the authorization
                                                                       7       221.00       31      581.00       55      869.00
  of the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
                                                                       8       239.50       32      595.50       56      879.50
                                                                       9       258.00       33      610.00       57      890.00
Observations                                                          10       276.50       34      624.50       58      900.50
None                                                                  11       291.00       35      639.00       59      911.00
                                                                      12       305.50       36      653.50       60      921.50
Customs Forms Required (123)                                          13       320.00       37      668.00       61      932.00
First-Class Mail International items and Priority Mail                14       334.50       38      682.50       62      942.50
   International Flat Rate Envelopes and Small Flat Rate Boxes:       15       349.00       39      697.00       63      953.00
   PS Form 2976 (see 123.61)                                          16       363.50       40      711.50       64      963.50
Priority Mail International parcels:                                  17       378.00       41      722.00       65      974.00
   PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)                            18       392.50       42      732.50       66      984.50
                                                                      19       407.00       43      743.00       67      995.00
                                                                      20       421.50       44      753.50       68    1,005.50
                                                                      21       436.00       45      764.00       69    1,016.00
                                                                      22       450.50       46      774.50       70    1,026.50
                                                                      23       465.00       47      785.00
                                                                                        Weight Limit: 70 lbs.

                                                                  Insurance (212.5)
                                                                   Insured Amount                  Insured Amount
                                                                       not over          Fee           not over          Fee
                                                                        $100            No Fee    For document reconstruction
                                                                         200            $1.00     insurance or non-document
                                                                         300             2.00     insurance coverage above $800,
                                                                         400             3.00     add $1.00 per $100 or fraction
                                                                                                  thereof, up to a maximum of
                                                                         500             4.00     $1,000 per shipment.
                                                                         600             5.00
                                                                         700             6.00
                                                                         800             7.00        $1,000 max.        $9.00

                                                                  Value Limit (212.1)
                                                                  The maximum value of a GXG shipment to the Democratic
                                                                    Republic of the Congo is $1,000 or a lesser amount if limited
                                                                    by content or value.

                                                                  Size Limits (211.22)
                                                                  The surface area of the address side of the item to be mailed
                                                                    must be large enough to completely contain the Global
                                                                    Express Guaranteed Air Waybill/Shipping Invoice (shipping
                                                                    label), postage, endorsement, and any applicable markings.
                                                                    The shipping label is approximately 5.5 inches high and
                                                                    9.5 inches long.
                                                                  Maximum length: 46 inches
                                                                  Maximum width: 35 inches
                                                                  Maximum height: 46 inches
                                                                  Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches

                                                                  General Conditions for Mailing
                                                                  See Publication 141, Global Express Guaranteed Service
                                                                    Guide, for information about 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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Individual Country Listings                                                                   Congo, Democratic Republic of the

Express Mail International (220)                      Price Group 7    Note:
                                                                       Coins; banknotes; currency notes, including paper money;
 Weight                Weight               Weight
 not over             not over              not over                     securities of any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks;
  (lbs.)     Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)         Price        platinum, gold, and silver; precious stones; jewelry; watches;
   0.5      $28.95        24    $161.25        48         $299.25        and other valuable articles are prohibited in Express Mail
     1       35.50        25     167.00        49          305.00        International shipments to the Democratic Republic of the
     2       40.25        26     172.75        50          310.75        Congo.
     3       45.00        27     178.50        51          316.50
     4       49.75        28     184.25        52          322.25      Reciprocal Service Name: EMS/Democratic Republic
     5       54.50        29     190.00        53          328.00                                               of the Congo
     6       59.75        30     195.75        54          333.75
     7       65.00        31     201.50        55          339.50      Country Code: CD
     8       70.25        32     207.25        56          345.25
     9       75.50        33     213.00        57          351.00      Areas Served:
    10       80.75        34     218.75        58          356.75      Express Mail International is available only to the following
    11       86.50        35     224.50        59          362.50        location:
    12       92.25        36     230.25        60          368.25        Kinshasa
    13       98.00        37     236.00        61          374.00
    14      103.75        38     241.75        62          379.75      Priority Mail International (230)                         Price Group 7
    15      109.50        39     247.50        63          385.50
                                                                        Weight                  Weight               Weight
    16      115.25        40     253.25        64          391.25       not over                not over             not over
    17      121.00        41     259.00        65          397.00        (lbs.)       Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)           Price
    18      126.75        42     264.75        66          402.75           1        $25.50        23    $133.00        45           $244.10
    19      132.50        43     270.50                                     2         30.15        24      138.05       46            249.15
    20      138.25        44     276.25                                     3         34.80        25      143.10       47            254.20
    21      144.00        45     282.00                                     4         39.45        26      148.15       48            259.25
    22      149.75        46     287.75                                     5         44.10        27      153.20       49            264.30
    23      155.50        47     293.50                                     6         48.75        28      158.25       50            269.35
                      Weight Limit: 66 lbs.                                 7         53.40        29      163.30       51            274.40
                                                                            8         58.05        30      168.35       52            279.45
Express Mail International — Flat Rate                                      9         62.70        31      173.40       53            284.50
Flat Rate Envelope:      $28.95                                            10         67.35        32      178.45       54            289.55
                                                                           11         72.40        33      183.50       55            294.60
Insurance (222.71)                                                         12         77.45        34      188.55       56            299.65
Available for Express Mail International merchandise                       13         82.50        35      193.60       57            304.70
shipments only                                                             14         87.55        36      198.65       58            309.75
 Insured Amount                   Insured Amount                           15         92.60        37      203.70       59            314.80
     not over           Fee           not over             Fee             16         97.65        38      208.75       60            319.85
      $100             No Fee     For insurance coverage above             17        102.70        39      213.80       61            324.90
        200            $0.75      $2,000, add $1.40 for each $500 or       18        107.75        40      218.85       62            329.95
        500             2.15      fraction thereof, up to a maximum        19        112.80        41      223.90       63            335.00
      1,000             3.55      of $5,000 per shipment.                  20        117.85        42      228.95       64            340.05
      1,500             4.95                                               21        122.90        43      234.00       65            345.10
      2,000             6.35         $5,000 max.         $14.75            22        127.95        44      239.05       66            350.15
                                                                                               Weight Limit: 66 lbs.
                          Required Customs                             Note: Ordinary Priority Mail International includes indemnity at no cost
 Articles Admitted        Form/Endorsement                             based on weight. (See 230.)

 Correspondence,          PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22                Priority Mail International — Flat Rate
 business papers,         (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration
 and documents.           (green label). Endorse item clearly          Flat Rate Envelope or Small Flat Rate Box: $13.45
                          next to mailing label as BUSINESS            May contain items that may be sent as First-Class Mail
                          PAPERS.                                      International. The maximum weight is 4 lbs.
 Merchandise              PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22                Flat Rate Boxes: Medium – $43.45; Large – $55.95
 samples without          (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration           The maximum weight is 20 lbs. or the limit set by the individual
 commercial value.        (green label).                               country, whichever is less.
 Merchandise and all      PS Form 2976-A, Customs
 articles subject to      Declaration and Dispatch Note                Size Limits (231.22)
 customs duty.            CP 72, inside a PS Form 2976-E,              Maximum length: 42 inches
                          Customs Declaration Envelope                 Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
                          CP 91.

Size Limits (221.42)
Maximum length: 36 inches
Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches

Return Receipt Service (222.72): NOT Available




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Congo, Democratic Republic of the                                                                       International Mail Manual

First-Class Mail International (240)                  Price Group 7   Extra Services
Letters
                                                                      Certificate of Mailing (313)
 Weight
 not over                                                             Individual Pieces                                              Fee
  (ozs.)    Price                                                     Individual article (PS Form 3817)                             $1.15
    1       $0.98      Note: A letter meeting one or more of          Firm mailing books (PS Form 3877), per article listed          0.42
    2        1.76      the nonmachinable characteristics in              (minimum 3)
    3        2.54      241.217 is charged a nonmachinable             Duplicate copy of PS Form 3817 or PS Form 3877                 1.15
   3.5       3.32      surcharge of $0.20.                               (per page)
Large Envelopes (Flats)                                               Bulk Quantities                                                Fee
 Weight               Weight               Weight                     First 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)                      $6.50
 not over             not over             not over                   Each additional 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)             0.75
  (ozs.)    Price      (ozs.)     Price     (ozs.)       Price
                                                                      Duplicate copy of PS Form 3606                                 1.15
    1       $1.24        12       $8.44       44        $21.80
    2        2.03        16       10.11       48         23.47
    3        2.82        20       11.78       52         25.14        COD and Certified                       NOT for International Mail
    4        3.61        24       13.45       56         26.81
    5        4.40        28       15.12       60         28.48        Insurance (323)                                        NOT Available
    6        5.19        32       16.79       64         30.15
    7        5.98        36       18.46                               International Business Reply Service (382)
    8        6.77        40       20.13                               Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.45; Cards $0.95
Packages (Small Packets)
                                                                      International Postal Money Order (371)
 Weight               Weight               Weight                     NOT Available
 not over             not over             not over
  (ozs.)    Price      (ozs.)     Price     (ozs.)       Price
    1       $1.44        12       $8.64       44        $22.00
                                                                      International Reply Coupons (381)                        Fee: $2.10
    2        2.23        16       10.31       48         23.67
    3        3.02        20       11.98       52         25.34        Registered Mail (330)                                    Fee: $11.50
    4        3.81        24       13.65       56         27.01        Maximum Indemnity: $45.62
    5        4.60        28       15.32       60         28.68        Available for First-Class Mail International,
    6        5.39        32       16.99       64         30.35        including postcards, and matter for
    7        6.18        36       18.66                               the blind or other physically handicapped
    8        6.97        40       20.33                               persons. Not applicable to M-bags.

                                                                      Restricted Delivery (350)                                Fee: $4.50
Size Limits                                                           Available for registered mail with a return receipt.
Letters: See 241.212                                                  Endorsements:        A remettre en main propre.
Postcards: See 241.221
Large Envelopes (Flats): See 241.232                                  Return Receipt (340)                                     Fee: $2.30
Packages (Small Packets): See 241.242 and 241.243                     Available for registered mail only.

Postcards (241.22)                                          $0.98

Airmail M-bags (260) —
Direct Sack to One Addressee                      Price Group 7
Weight not over 11 lbs.                                $46.75
Each additional pound or fraction of a pound             4.25
                    Weight Limit: 66 pounds

Matter for the Blind (270)                       NOT Available




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Individual Country Listings                                                                         Congo, Republic of the


                                                                                       Congo, Republic of the
Country Conditions for Mailing
Prohibitions (130)                                                Global Express Guaranteed (210)                    Price Group 4
Coins; currency notes (paper money); securities payable to         Weight               Weight               Weight
  bearer; traveler’s checks; manufactured and                      not over             not over             not over
  unmanufactured platinum, gold, silver; precious stones;           (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)     Price
  jewelry; and other valuable articles.                              0.5      $93.95       24    $479.50        48    $795.50
Pamphlets and leaflets containing propaganda derogatory to             1      110.00       25      494.00       49      806.00
  the countries of Equatorial Africa.                                  2      128.50       26      508.50       50      816.50
Radioactive materials.                                                 3      147.00       27      523.00       51      827.00
                                                                       4      165.50       28      537.50       52      837.50
                                                                       5      184.00       29      552.00       53      848.00
Restrictions                                                           6      202.50       30      566.50       54      858.50
Arms importation must be authorized by Republic of the Congo
                                                                       7      221.00       31      581.00       55      869.00
  authorities.
                                                                       8      239.50       32      595.50       56      879.50
Medical or pharmaceutical products may only be addressed to
                                                                       9      258.00       33      610.00       57      890.00
  licensed pharmacists.
                                                                      10      276.50       34      624.50       58      900.50
Tobacco products. The immediate container (box, case, or
                                                                      11      291.00       35      639.00       59      911.00
  cigarette package) must be marked “Vente en U.D.E.” (Sale
                                                                      12      305.50       36      653.50       60      921.50
  in Equatorial Customs Union) below the trademark.
                                                                      13      320.00       37      668.00       61      932.00
                                                                      14      334.50       38      682.50       62      942.50
Observations                                                          15      349.00       39      697.00       63      953.00
None                                                                  16      363.50       40      711.50       64      963.50
                                                                      17      378.00       41      722.00       65      974.00
Customs Forms Required (123)                                          18      392.50       42      732.50       66      984.50
First-Class Mail International items and Priority Mail                19      407.00       43      743.00       67      995.00
   International Flat Rate Envelopes and Small Flat Rate Boxes:       20      421.50       44      753.50       68    1,005.50
   PS Form 2976 (see 123.61)                                          21      436.00       45      764.00       69    1,016.00
Priority Mail International parcels:                                  22      450.50       46      774.50       70    1,026.50
   PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)                            23      465.00       47      785.00
                                                                                       Weight Limit: 70 lbs.

                                                                  Insurance (212.5)
                                                                   Insured Amount                  Insured Amount
                                                                       not over         Fee            not over          Fee
                                                                        $100           No Fee     For document reconstruction
                                                                         200           $1.00      insurance or non-document
                                                                         300            2.00      insurance coverage above $800,
                                                                         400            3.00      add $1.00 per $100 or fraction
                                                                                                  thereof, up to a maximum of
                                                                         500            4.00      $2,499 per shipment.
                                                                         600            5.00
                                                                         700            6.00
                                                                         800            7.00         $2,499 max.       $24.00

                                                                  Value Limit (212.1)
                                                                  The maximum value of a GXG shipment to this country is
                                                                    $2,499 or a lesser amount if limited by content or value.

                                                                  Size Limits (211.22)
                                                                  The surface area of the address side of the item to be mailed
                                                                    must be large enough to completely contain the Global
                                                                    Express Guaranteed Air Waybill/Shipping Invoice (shipping
                                                                    label), postage, endorsement, and any applicable markings.
                                                                    The shipping label is approximately 5.5 inches high and
                                                                    9.5 inches long.
                                                                  Maximum length: 46 inches
                                                                  Maximum width: 35 inches
                                                                  Maximum height: 46 inches
                                                                  Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches

                                                                  General Conditions for Mailing
                                                                  See Publication 141, Global Express Guaranteed Service
                                                                    Guide, for information about 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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Congo, Republic of the                                                                                      International Mail Manual

Express Mail International (220)                      Price Group 7    Note:
                                                                       Coins; banknotes; currency notes, including paper money;
 Weight                Weight               Weight
 not over             not over              not over                     securities of any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks;
  (lbs.)     Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)         Price        platinum, gold, and silver; precious stones; jewelry; watches;
   0.5      $28.95        24    $161.25        48         $299.25        and other valuable articles are prohibited in Express Mail
     1       35.50        25     167.00        49          305.00        International shipments to the Republic of the Congo.
     2       40.25        26     172.75        50          310.75
     3       45.00        27     178.50        51          316.50      Reciprocal Service Name: Postexpress
     4       49.75        28     184.25        52          322.25
     5       54.50        29     190.00        53          328.00      Country Code: CG
     6       59.75        30     195.75        54          333.75
     7       65.00        31     201.50        55          339.50      Areas Served: All
     8       70.25        32     207.25        56          345.25
     9       75.50        33     213.00        57          351.00      Priority Mail International (230)                         Price Group 7
    10       80.75        34     218.75        58          356.75
                                                                        Weight                  Weight               Weight
    11       86.50        35     224.50        59          362.50       not over                not over             not over
    12       92.25        36     230.25        60          368.25        (lbs.)       Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)           Price
    13       98.00        37     236.00        61          374.00           1        $25.50        16      $97.65       31           $173.40
    14      103.75        38     241.75        62          379.75           2         30.15        17      102.70       32            178.45
    15      109.50        39     247.50        63          385.50           3         34.80        18      107.75       33            183.50
    16      115.25        40     253.25        64          391.25           4         39.45        19      112.80       34            188.55
    17      121.00        41     259.00        65          397.00           5         44.10        20      117.85       35            193.60
    18      126.75        42     264.75        66          402.75           6         48.75        21      122.90       36            198.65
    19      132.50        43     270.50                                     7         53.40        22      127.95       37            203.70
    20      138.25        44     276.25                                     8         58.05        23      133.00       38            208.75
    21      144.00        45     282.00                                     9         62.70        24      138.05       39            213.80
    22      149.75        46     287.75                                    10         67.35        25      143.10       40            218.85
    23      155.50        47     293.50                                    11         72.40        26      148.15       41            223.90
                      Weight Limit: 66 lbs.                                12         77.45        27      153.20       42            228.95
                                                                           13         82.50        28      158.25       43            234.00
Express Mail International — Flat Rate                                     14         87.55        29      163.30       44            239.05
Flat Rate Envelope:      $28.95                                            15         92.60        30      168.35
                                                                                               Weight Limit: 44 lbs.
Insurance (222.71)                                                     Note: Ordinary Priority Mail International includes indemnity at no cost
Available for Express Mail International merchandise                   based on weight. (See 230.)
shipments only
 Insured Amount                   Insured Amount                       Priority Mail International — Flat Rate
     not over           Fee           not over             Fee         Flat Rate Envelope or Small Flat Rate Box: $13.45
      $100             No Fee     For insurance coverage above
                                  $2,000, add $1.40 for each $500 or   May contain items that may be sent as First-Class Mail
        200            $0.75
        500             2.15      fraction thereof, up to a maximum    International. The maximum weight is 4 lbs.
      1,000             3.55      of $5,000 per shipment.              Flat Rate Boxes: Medium – $43.45; Large – $55.95
      1,500             4.95                                           The maximum weight is 20 lbs. or the limit set by the individual
      2,000             6.35         $5,000 max.         $14.75        country, whichever is less.

                          Required Customs                             Size Limits (231.22)
 Articles Admitted        Form/Endorsement                             Maximum length: 42 inches
 Correspondence           PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22                Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
 and business             (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration
 papers.                  (green label). Endorse item clearly
                          next to mailing label as BUSINESS
                          PAPERS.
 Samples of               PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22
 merchandise              (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration
 samples without          (green label).
 commercial value.
 Merchandise and all      PS Form 2976-A, Customs
 articles subject to      Declaration and Dispatch Note
 customs duty.            CP 72, inside a PS Form 2976-E,
                          Customs Declaration Envelope
                          CP 92.

Size Limits (221.42)
Maximum length: 36 inches
Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches

Return Receipt Service (222.72): NOT Available



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Individual Country Listings                                                                               Congo, Republic of the

First-Class Mail International (240)                  Price Group 7   Extra Services
Letters
                                                                      Certificate of Mailing (313)
 Weight
 not over                                                             Individual Pieces                                              Fee
  (ozs.)    Price                                                     Individual article (PS Form 3817)                             $1.15
    1       $0.98      Note: A letter meeting one or more of          Firm mailing books (PS Form 3877), per article listed          0.42
    2        1.76      the nonmachinable characteristics in              (minimum 3)
    3        2.54      241.217 is charged a nonmachinable             Duplicate copy of PS Form 3817 or PS Form 3877                    1.15
   3.5       3.32      surcharge of $0.20.                               (per page)
Large Envelopes (Flats)                                               Bulk Quantities                                                Fee
 Weight               Weight               Weight                     First 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)                      $6.50
 not over             not over             not over                   Each additional 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)             0.75
  (ozs.)    Price      (ozs.)     Price     (ozs.)       Price
                                                                      Duplicate copy of PS Form 3606                                 1.15
    1       $1.24        12       $8.44       44        $21.80
    2        2.03        16       10.11       48         23.47
    3        2.82        20       11.78       52         25.14        COD and Certified                       NOT for International Mail
    4        3.61        24       13.45       56         26.81
    5        4.40        28       15.12       60         28.48        Insurance (323)
    6        5.19        32       16.79       64         30.15        Available for Priority Mail International merchandise parcels
    7        5.98        36       18.46                               only (see 323.72 for markings)
    8        6.77        40       20.13
                                                                       Insured Amount                    Insured Amount
Packages (Small Packets)                                                   not over           Fee            not over            Fee
                                                                             $50             $2.50
 Weight               Weight               Weight                            100              3.40      Add $1.00 for each additional
 not over             not over             not over                                                     $100 or fraction of insurance
  (ozs.)    Price      (ozs.)     Price     (ozs.)       Price               200              4.40
                                                                             300              5.40      coverage.
    1       $1.44        12       $8.64       44        $22.00
                                                                             400              6.40
    2        2.23        16       10.31       48         23.67
                                                                             500              7.40         $1,685 max.         $19.40
    3        3.02        20       11.98       52         25.34
    4        3.81        24       13.65       56         27.01
    5        4.60        28       15.32       60         28.68        International Business Reply Service (382)
    6        5.39        32       16.99       64         30.35        Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.45; Cards $0.95
    7        6.18        36       18.66
    8        6.97        40       20.33                               International Postal Money Order (371)
                                                                      NOT Available

Size Limits                                                           International Reply Coupons (381)                       Fee: $2.10
Letters: See 241.212
Postcards: See 241.221                                                Registered Mail (330)                                  Fee: $11.50
Large Envelopes (Flats): See 241.232                                  Maximum Indemnity: $45.62
Packages (Small Packets): See 241.242 and 241.243                     Available for First-Class Mail International,
                                                                      including postcards, and matter for
Postcards (241.22)                                          $0.98     the blind or other physically handicapped
                                                                      persons. Not applicable to M-bags.
Airmail M-bags (260) —
Direct Sack to One Addressee                      Price Group 7
                                                                      Restricted Delivery (350)                               Fee: $4.50
                                                                      Available for registered mail with a return receipt.
Weight not over 11 lbs.                                $46.75         Endorsements:        A remettre en main propre.
Each additional pound or fraction of a pound             4.25
                    Weight Limit: 66 pounds
                                                                      Return Receipt (340)                                    Fee: $2.30
                                                                      Available for registered mail and insured
Matter for the Blind (270)                       NOT Available        Priority Mail International parcels only.




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Costa Rica                                                                                           International Mail Manual


                                                                                                                Costa Rica
Country Conditions for Mailing
Prohibitions (130)                                                   Global Express Guaranteed (210)                    Price Group 8
Blank invoices.                                                       Weight               Weight               Weight
Coins; banknotes; currency notes; securities payable to bearer;       not over             not over             not over
   traveler’s checks; manufactured and unmanufactured                  (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)      Price
   platinum, gold, and silver; precious stones; jewelry; and            0.5      $63.95       24    $420.50        48      $696.50
   other valuable articles.                                               1       79.00       25      433.00       49       706.00
Dual-graduation feeding bottles.                                          2       97.50       26      445.50       50       715.50
Flammable or explosive substances.                                        3      116.00       27      458.00       51       725.00
Medical samples containing psychotropic substances.                       4      134.50       28      470.50       52       734.50
Perishable infectious biological substances.                              5      153.00       29      483.00       53       744.00
Perishable noninfectious biological substances.                           6      171.50       30      495.50       54       753.50
Radioactive Materials.                                                    7      190.00       31      508.00       55       763.00
                                                                          8      208.50       32      520.50       56       772.50
Restrictions                                                              9      227.00       33      533.00       57       782.00
A certificate of disinfection must be enclosed in packages               10      245.50       34      545.50       58       791.50
   containing used clothing. Senders should endorse the                  11      258.00       35      558.00       59       801.00
   wrapper to show that a certificate of disinfection is enclosed.       12      270.50       36      570.50       60       810.50
                                                                         13      283.00       37      583.00       61       820.00
                                                                         14      295.50       38      595.50       62       829.50
Observations                                                             15      308.00       39      608.00       63       839.00
Commercial shipments must be accompanied by a commercial
                                                                         16      320.50       40      620.50       64       848.50
  invoice in duplicate. These invoices must be attached to the
                                                                         17      333.00       41      630.00       65       858.00
  item or enclosed inside the item.
                                                                         18      345.50       42      639.50       66       867.50
                                                                         19      358.00       43      649.00       67       877.00
Customs Forms Required (123)                                             20      370.50       44      658.50       68       886.50
First-Class Mail International items and Priority Mail                   21      383.00       45      668.00       69       896.00
   International Flat Rate Envelopes and Small Flat Rate Boxes:          22      395.50       46      677.50       70       905.50
   PS Form 2976 (see 123.61)                                             23      408.00       47      687.00
Priority Mail International parcels:                                                      Weight Limit: 70 lbs.
   PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)
                                                                     Insurance (212.5)
                                                                      Insured Amount                  Insured Amount
                                                                          not over         Fee            not over           Fee
                                                                           $100           No Fee     For document reconstruction
                                                                            200           $1.00      insurance or non-document
                                                                            300            2.00      insurance coverage above $800,
                                                                            400            3.00      add $1.00 per $100 or fraction
                                                                                                     thereof, up to a maximum of
                                                                            500            4.00      $2,499 per shipment.
                                                                            600            5.00
                                                                            700            6.00
                                                                            800            7.00         $2,499 max.        $24.00

                                                                     Value Limit (212.1)
                                                                     The maximum value of a GXG shipment to this country is
                                                                       $2,499 or a lesser amount if limited by content or value.

                                                                     Size Limits (211.22)
                                                                     The surface area of the address side of the item to be mailed
                                                                       must be large enough to completely contain the Global
                                                                       Express Guaranteed Air Waybill/Shipping Invoice (shipping
                                                                       label), postage, endorsement, and any applicable markings.
                                                                       The shipping label is approximately 5.5 inches high and
                                                                       9.5 inches long.
                                                                     Maximum length: 46 inches
                                                                     Maximum width: 35 inches
                                                                     Maximum height: 46 inches
                                                                     Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches

                                                                     General Conditions for Mailing
                                                                     See Publication 141, Global Express Guaranteed Service
                                                                       Guide, for information about 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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Individual Country Listings                                                                                                     Costa Rica

Express Mail International (220)                      Price Group 9    Note:
                                                                       Coins; banknotes; currency notes, including paper money;
 Weight                Weight               Weight
 not over              not over             not over                     securities of any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks;
  (lbs.)     Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)         Price        platinum, gold, and silver; precious stones; jewelry; watches;
   0.5      $28.95        24    $151.75        48         $277.75        and other valuable articles are prohibited in Express Mail
     1       34.00        25      157.00       49          283.00        International shipments to Costa Rica.
     2       38.50        26      162.25       50          288.25
     3       43.00        27      167.50       51          293.50      Reciprocal Service Name: EMS-Express Mail Service
     4       47.50        28      172.75       52          298.75
     5       52.00        29      178.00       53          304.00      Country Code: CR
     6       57.25        30      183.25       54          309.25
     7       62.50        31      188.50       55          314.50      Areas Served:
     8       67.75        32      193.75       56          319.75      Express Mail International is available only to the following
     9       73.00        33      199.00       57          325.00        locations:
    10       78.25        34      204.25       58          330.25        Alajuela
    11       83.50        35      209.50       59          335.50        Cartago
    12       88.75        36      214.75       60          340.75        Heredia
    13       94.00        37      220.00       61          346.00        San Jose
    14       99.25        38      225.25       62          351.25
    15      104.50        39      230.50       63          356.50      Priority Mail International (230)                         Price Group 9
    16      109.75        40      235.75       64          361.75
                                                                        Weight                  Weight               Weight
    17      115.00        41      241.00       65          367.00       not over                not over             not over
    18      120.25        42      246.25       66          372.25        (lbs.)       Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)           Price
    19      125.50        43      251.50                                    1        $24.50        23    $102.00        45           $184.50
    20      130.75        44      256.75                                    2         28.25        24     105.75        46            188.25
    21      136.00        45      262.00                                    3         32.00        25     109.50        47            192.00
    22      141.25        46      267.25                                    4         35.75        26     113.25        48            195.75
    23      146.50        47      272.50                                    5         39.50        27     117.00        49            199.50
                      Weight Limit: 66 lbs.                                 6         42.25        28     120.75        50            203.25
                                                                            7         45.00        29     124.50        51            207.00
Express Mail International — Flat Rate                                      8         47.75        30     128.25        52            210.75
Flat Rate Envelope:      $28.95                                             9         50.50        31     132.00        53            214.50
                                                                           10         53.25        32     135.75        54            218.25
Insurance (222.71)                                                         11         57.00        33     139.50        55            222.00
Available for Express Mail International merchandise                       12         60.75        34     143.25        56            225.75
shipments only                                                             13         64.50        35     147.00        57            229.50
 Insured Amount                   Insured Amount                           14         68.25        36     150.75        58            233.25
     not over           Fee           not over             Fee             15         72.00        37     154.50        59            237.00
      $100             No Fee     For insurance coverage above             16         75.75        38     158.25        60            240.75
        200            $0.75      $2,000, add $1.40 for each $500 or       17         79.50        39     162.00        61            244.50
        500             2.15      fraction thereof, up to a maximum        18         83.25        40     165.75        62            248.25
      1,000             3.55      of $5,000 per shipment.                  19         87.00        41     169.50        63            252.00
      1,500             4.95                                               20         90.75        42     173.25        64            255.75
      2,000             6.35         $5,000 max.         $14.75            21         94.50        43     177.00        65            259.50
                                                                           22         98.25        44     180.75        66            263.25
                          Required Customs                                                     Weight Limit: 66 lbs.
 Articles Admitted        Form/Endorsement                             Note: Ordinary Priority Mail International includes indemnity at no cost
                                                                       based on weight. (See 230.)
 Correspondence           PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22
 and business             (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration
 papers.                  (green label). Endorse item clearly
                                                                       Priority Mail International — Flat Rate
                          next to mailing label as                     Flat Rate Envelope or Small Flat Rate Box: $13.45
                          DOCUMENTS WITHOUT                            May contain items that may be sent as First-Class Mail
                          COMMERCIAL VALUE.                            International. The maximum weight is 4 lbs.
 Merchandise              PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22                Flat Rate Boxes: Medium – $43.45; Large – $55.95
 samples without          (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration           The maximum weight is 20 lbs. or the limit set by the individual
 commercial value.        (green label).                               country, whichever is less.
 Merchandise and all      PS Form 2976-A, Customs
 articles subject to      Declaration and Dispatch Note                Size Limits (231.22)
 customs duty.            CP 72, inside a PS Form 2976-E,              Maximum length: 42 inches
                          Customs Declaration Envelope                 Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
                          CP 91.

Size Limits (221.42)
Maximum length: 36 inches
Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches

Return Receipt Service (222.72): NOT Available



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Costa Rica                                                                                                International Mail Manual

First-Class Mail International (240)                    Price Group 9   Extra Services
Letters
                                                                        Certificate of Mailing (313)
 Weight
 not over                                                               Individual Pieces                                            Fee
  (ozs.)     Price                                                      Individual article (PS Form 3817)                           $1.15
    1        $0.98      Note: A letter meeting one or more of           Firm mailing books (PS Form 3877), per article listed        0.42
    2         1.76      the nonmachinable characteristics in               (minimum 3)
    3         2.54      241.217 is charged a nonmachinable              Duplicate copy of PS Form 3817 or PS Form 3877               1.15
   3.5        3.32      surcharge of $0.20.                                (per page)
Large Envelopes (Flats)                                                 Bulk Quantities                                              Fee
 Weight                Weight                Weight                     First 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)                    $6.50
 not over              not over              not over                   Each additional 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)           0.75
  (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)       Price
                                                                        Duplicate copy of PS Form 3606                               1.15
    1        $1.24        12       $8.44        44        $21.80
    2         2.03        16       10.11        48         23.47
    3         2.82        20       11.78        52         25.14        COD and Certified                       NOT for International Mail
    4         3.61        24       13.45        56         26.81
    5         4.40        28       15.12        60         28.48        Insurance (323)                                      NOT Available
    6         5.19        32       16.79        64         30.15
    7         5.98        36       18.46                                International Business Reply Service (382)
    8         6.77        40       20.13                                Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.45; Cards $0.95
Packages (Small Packets)
                                                                        International Postal Money Order (371)
 Weight                Weight                Weight                     NOT Available
 not over              not over              not over
  (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)       Price
    1        $1.44        12       $8.64        44        $22.00
                                                                        International Reply Coupons (381)                      Fee: $2.10
    2         2.23        16       10.31        48         23.67
    3         3.02        20       11.98        52         25.34        Registered Mail (330)                                  Fee: $11.50
    4         3.81        24       13.65        56         27.01        Maximum Indemnity: $45.62
    5         4.60        28       15.32        60         28.68        Available for First-Class Mail International,
    6         5.39        32       16.99        64         30.35        including postcards, and matter for
    7         6.18        36       18.66                                the blind or other physically handicapped
    8         6.97        40       20.33                                persons. Not applicable to M-bags.

                                                                        Restricted Delivery (350)                            NOT Available
Size Limits
Letters: See 241.212                                                    Return Receipt (340)                                   Fee: $2.30
Postcards: See 241.221                                                  Available for registered mail only.
Large Envelopes (Flats): See 241.232
Packages (Small Packets): See 241.242 and 241.243

Postcards (241.22)                                            $0.98

Airmail M-bags (260) —
Direct Sack to One Addressee                        Price Group 9
Weight not over 11 lbs.                                  $44.00
Each additional pound or fraction of a pound               4.00
                    Weight Limit: 66 pounds

Matter for the Blind (270)
Free when sent as First-Class Mail International, including the
   Priority Mail International Flat Rate Envelope and Small Flat
   Rate Box. Weight limit: 4 pounds.
Free when sent as Priority Mail International.
   Weight limit: 15 pounds.




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                                                                                                Contents             Country Index

Individual Country Listings                                                                                          Cote d’Ivoire


                                                                                                           Cote d’Ivoire
                                                                                                               (Ivory Coast)
Country Conditions for Mailing
Prohibitions (130)                                                  Global Express Guaranteed (210)                    Price Group 4
Articles bearing the Red Cross or Geneva Cross as a                  Weight               Weight               Weight
trademark.                                                           not over             not over             not over
Butane lighters.                                                      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)     Price
Daggers, sword-canes, brass knuckles, blackjacks, and other            0.5      $93.95       24    $479.50        48    $795.50
   secret weapons; firing caps; and loaded metal cartridges.             1      110.00       25      494.00       49      806.00
Foreign products, natural or manufactured, having markings,              2      128.50       26      508.50       50      816.50
   labels, or wrappings of any kind that may give the                    3      147.00       27      523.00       51      827.00
   impression that they are of Ivory Coast origin.                       4      165.50       28      537.50       52      837.50
Loose, uncleft or uncut diamonds.                                        5      184.00       29      552.00       53      848.00
Perishable infectious biological substances.                             6      202.50       30      566.50       54      858.50
Perishable noninfectious biological substances.                          7      221.00       31      581.00       55      869.00
Radioactive materials.                                                   8      239.50       32      595.50       56      879.50
Weights and measures not of the decimal system.                          9      258.00       33      610.00       57      890.00
                                                                        10      276.50       34      624.50       58      900.50
                                                                        11      291.00       35      639.00       59      911.00
Restrictions                                                            12      305.50       36      653.50       60      921.50
Arabic books and prints are subject to special checking on
                                                                        13      320.00       37      668.00       61      932.00
   importation.
                                                                        14      334.50       38      682.50       62      942.50
Gold and gold articles (except jewelry and gold articles that are
                                                                        15      349.00       39      697.00       63      953.00
   personal belongings in current use) require an import license
                                                                        16      363.50       40      711.50       64      963.50
   from the Ministry of Economics and Finance.
                                                                        17      378.00       41      722.00       65      974.00
Tinned fish, vegetables, and plums must bear on each
                                                                        18      392.50       42      732.50       66      984.50
   container an indication of the country of origin in raised or
                                                                        19      407.00       43      743.00       67      995.00
   sunken letters at least 4 millimeters (3/8 inch) high, in the
                                                                        20      421.50       44      753.50       68    1,005.50
   middle of the lid and of the bottom, in a space not bearing
                                                                        21      436.00       45      764.00       69    1,016.00
   any inscription. Cases and wrappers containing these
                                                                        22      450.50       46      774.50       70    1,026.50
   products must bear adhering letters indicating the country of
                                                                        23      465.00       47      785.00
   origin.
                                                                                         Weight Limit: 70 lbs.
Observations
1. First-Class Mail International items containing dutiable         Insurance (212.5)
   articles must be registered.                                      Insured Amount                  Insured Amount
2. Postal authorities of Ivory Coast collect domestic postage            not over         Fee            not over          Fee
   from addressees for inbound shipments.                                 $100           No Fee     For document reconstruction
                                                                           200           $1.00      insurance or non-document
                                                                                                    insurance coverage above $800,
Customs Forms Required (123)                                               300            2.00
                                                                                                    add $1.00 per $100 or fraction
First-Class Mail International items and Priority Mail                     400            3.00
                                                                                                    thereof, up to a maximum of
   International Flat Rate Envelopes and Small Flat Rate Boxes:            500            4.00      $2,499 per shipment.
   PS Form 2976 (see 123.61)                                               600            5.00
Priority Mail International parcels:                                       700            6.00
   PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)                                 800            7.00         $2,499 max.       $24.00

                                                                    Value Limit (212.1)
                                                                    The maximum value of a GXG shipment to this country is
                                                                      $2,499 or a lesser amount if limited by content or value.

                                                                    Size Limits (211.22)
                                                                    The surface area of the address side of the item to be mailed
                                                                      must be large enough to completely contain the Global
                                                                      Express Guaranteed Air Waybill/Shipping Invoice (shipping
                                                                      label), postage, endorsement, and any applicable markings.
                                                                      The shipping label is approximately 5.5 inches high and
                                                                      9.5 inches long.
                                                                    Maximum length: 46 inches
                                                                    Maximum width: 35 inches
                                                                    Maximum height: 46 inches
                                                                    Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches

                                                                    General Conditions for Mailing
                                                                    See Publication 141, Global Express Guaranteed Service
                                                                      Guide, for information about 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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Cote d’Ivoire                                                                                               International Mail Manual

Express Mail International (220)                      Price Group 7    Note:
                                                                       Coins; banknotes; currency notes, including paper money;
 Weight                Weight               Weight
 not over             not over              not over                     securities of any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks;
  (lbs.)     Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)         Price        platinum, gold, and silver; precious stones; jewelry; watches;
   0.5      $28.95        24    $161.25        48         $299.25        and other valuable articles are prohibited in Express Mail
     1       35.50        25     167.00        49          305.00        International shipments to the Cote d’Ivoire.
     2       40.25        26     172.75        50          310.75
     3       45.00        27     178.50        51          316.50      Reciprocal Service Name: Poste Express
     4       49.75        28     184.25        52          322.25                                               Internationale
     5       54.50        29     190.00        53          328.00
     6       59.75        30     195.75        54          333.75      Country Code: CI
     7       65.00        31     201.50        55          339.50
     8       70.25        32     207.25        56          345.25      Areas Served: Available only to Abidjan and
     9       75.50        33     213.00        57          351.00      Yamoussoukro.
    10       80.75        34     218.75        58          356.75
    11       86.50        35     224.50        59          362.50      Priority Mail International (230)                         Price Group 7
    12       92.25        36     230.25        60          368.25       Weight                  Weight               Weight
    13       98.00        37     236.00        61          374.00       not over                not over             not over
    14      103.75        38     241.75        62          379.75        (lbs.)       Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)           Price
    15      109.50        39     247.50        63          385.50           1        $25.50        23    $133.00        45           $244.10
    16      115.25        40     253.25        64          391.25           2         30.15        24      138.05       46            249.15
    17      121.00        41     259.00        65          397.00           3         34.80        25      143.10       47            254.20
    18      126.75        42     264.75        66          402.75           4         39.45        26      148.15       48            259.25
    19      132.50        43     270.50                                     5         44.10        27      153.20       49            264.30
    20      138.25        44     276.25                                     6         48.75        28      158.25       50            269.35
    21      144.00        45     282.00                                     7         53.40        29      163.30       51            274.40
    22      149.75        46     287.75                                     8         58.05        30      168.35       52            279.45
    23      155.50        47     293.50                                     9         62.70        31      173.40       53            284.50
                      Weight Limit: 66 lbs.                                10         67.35        32      178.45       54            289.55
                                                                           11         72.40        33      183.50       55            294.60
Express Mail International — Flat Rate                                     12         77.45        34      188.55       56            299.65
Flat Rate Envelope:      $28.95                                            13         82.50        35      193.60       57            304.70
                                                                           14         87.55        36      198.65       58            309.75
Insurance (222.71)                                                         15         92.60        37      203.70       59            314.80
Available for Express Mail International merchandise                       16         97.65        38      208.75       60            319.85
shipments only                                                             17        102.70        39      213.80       61            324.90
 Insured Amount                   Insured Amount                           18        107.75        40      218.85       62            329.95
     not over           Fee           not over             Fee             19        112.80        41      223.90       63            335.00
      $100             No Fee     For insurance coverage above             20        117.85        42      228.95       64            340.05
        200            $0.75      $2,000, add $1.40 for each $500 or       21        122.90        43      234.00       65            345.10
        500             2.15      fraction thereof, up to a maximum        22        127.95        44      239.05       66            350.15
      1,000             3.55      of $5,000 per shipment.                                      Weight Limit: 66 lbs.
      1,500             4.95                                           Note: Ordinary Priority Mail International includes indemnity at no cost
      2,000             6.35         $5,000 max.         $14.75        based on weight. (See 230.)


                          Required Customs                             Priority Mail International — Flat Rate
 Articles Admitted        Form/Endorsement                             Flat Rate Envelope or Small Flat Rate Box: $13.45
 Correspondence,          PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22                May contain items that may be sent as First-Class Mail
 business papers,         (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration           International. The maximum weight is 4 lbs.
 and computer data.       (green label). Endorse item clearly          Flat Rate Boxes: Medium – $43.45; Large – $55.95
                          next to mailing label as BUSINESS            The maximum weight is 20 lbs. or the limit set by the individual
                          PAPERS.                                      country, whichever is less.
 Merchandise              PS Form 2976-A, Customs
 samples without          Declaration and Dispatch Note                Size Limits (231.22)
 commercial value.        CP 72, inside a PS Form 2976-E,              Maximum length: 42 inches
                          Customs Declaration Envelope                 Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
                          CP 91.
 Merchandise and all      PS Form 2976-A, Customs
 articles subject to      Declaration and Dispatch Note
 customs duty.            CP 72, inside a PS Form 2976-E,
                          Customs Declaration Envelope
                          CP 91.

Size Limits (221.42)
Maximum length: 36 inches
Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches

Return Receipt Service (222.72): NOT Available


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Individual Country Listings                                                                                              Cote d’Ivoire

First-Class Mail International (240)                  Price Group 7   Extra Services
Letters
                                                                      Certificate of Mailing (313)
 Weight
 not over                                                             Individual Pieces                                              Fee
  (ozs.)    Price                                                     Individual article (PS Form 3817)                             $1.15
    1       $0.98      Note: A letter meeting one or more of          Firm mailing books (PS Form 3877), per article listed          0.42
    2        1.76      the nonmachinable characteristics in              (minimum 3)
    3        2.54      241.217 is charged a nonmachinable             Duplicate copy of PS Form 3817 or PS Form 3877                    1.15
   3.5       3.32      surcharge of $0.20.                               (per page)
Large Envelopes (Flats)                                               Bulk Quantities                                                Fee
 Weight               Weight               Weight                     First 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)                      $6.50
 not over             not over             not over                   Each additional 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)             0.75
  (ozs.)    Price      (ozs.)     Price     (ozs.)       Price
                                                                      Duplicate copy of PS Form 3606                                 1.15
    1       $1.24        12       $8.44       44        $21.80
    2        2.03        16       10.11       48         23.47
    3        2.82        20       11.78       52         25.14        COD and Certified                       NOT for International Mail
    4        3.61        24       13.45       56         26.81
    5        4.40        28       15.12       60         28.48        Insurance (323)
    6        5.19        32       16.79       64         30.15        Available for Priority Mail International merchandise parcels
    7        5.98        36       18.46                               only (see 323.72 for markings)
    8        6.77        40       20.13
                                                                       Insured Amount                    Insured Amount
Packages (Small Packets)                                                   not over           Fee            not over            Fee
                                                                             $50             $2.50
 Weight               Weight               Weight                            100              3.40      Add $1.00 for each additional
 not over             not over             not over                                                     $100 or fraction of insurance
  (ozs.)    Price      (ozs.)     Price     (ozs.)       Price               200              4.40
                                                                             300              5.40      coverage.
    1       $1.44        12       $8.64       44        $22.00
                                                                             400              6.40
    2        2.23        16       10.31       48         23.67
                                                                             500              7.40         $5,000 max.         $52.40
    3        3.02        20       11.98       52         25.34
    4        3.81        24       13.65       56         27.01
    5        4.60        28       15.32       60         28.68        International Business Reply Service (382)
    6        5.39        32       16.99       64         30.35        Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.45; Cards $0.95
    7        6.18        36       18.66
    8        6.97        40       20.33                               International Postal Money Order (371)
                                                                      NOT Available

Size Limits                                                           International Reply Coupons (381)                       Fee: $2.10
Letters: See 241.212
Postcards: See 241.221                                                Registered Mail (330)                                  Fee: $11.50
Large Envelopes (Flats): See 241.232                                  Maximum Indemnity: $45.62
Packages (Small Packets): See 241.242 and 241.243                     Available for First-Class Mail International,
                                                                      including postcards, and matter for
Postcards (241.22)                                          $0.98     the blind or other physically handicapped
                                                                      persons. Not applicable to M-bags.
Airmail M-bags (260) —
Direct Sack to One Addressee                      Price Group 7
                                                                      Restricted Delivery (350)                            NOT Available
Weight not over 11 lbs.                                $46.75         Return Receipt (340)                                    Fee: $2.30
Each additional pound or fraction of a pound             4.25
                                                                      Available for registered mail and insured
                    Weight Limit: 66 pounds
                                                                      Priority Mail International parcels only.
Matter for the Blind (270)                       NOT Available




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Croatia                                                                                           International Mail Manual


                                                                                                                    Croatia
Country Conditions for Mailing
Prohibitions (130)                                                Global Express Guaranteed (210)                    Price Group 4
The Croatian government has instituted a temporary ban             Weight               Weight               Weight
  against the importation of all meat, milk, and dairy products    not over             not over             not over
  derived from cows, goats, sheep, pigs, hogs, or other animal      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)     Price
  species that are susceptible to foot and mouth disease.            0.5      $93.95       24    $479.50        48    $795.50
                                                                       1      110.00       25      494.00       49      806.00
                                                                       2      128.50       26      508.50       50      816.50
Restrictions                                                           3      147.00       27      523.00       51      827.00
No list furnished.
                                                                       4      165.50       28      537.50       52      837.50
                                                                       5      184.00       29      552.00       53      848.00
Observations                                                           6      202.50       30      566.50       54      858.50
No list furnished.                                                     7      221.00       31      581.00       55      869.00
                                                                       8      239.50       32      595.50       56      879.50
Customs Forms Required (123)                                           9      258.00       33      610.00       57      890.00
First-Class Mail International items and Priority Mail                10      276.50       34      624.50       58      900.50
   International Flat Rate Envelopes and Small Flat Rate Boxes:       11      291.00       35      639.00       59      911.00
   PS Form 2976 (see 123.61)                                          12      305.50       36      653.50       60      921.50
Priority Mail International parcels:                                  13      320.00       37      668.00       61      932.00
   PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)                            14      334.50       38      682.50       62      942.50
                                                                      15      349.00       39      697.00       63      953.00
                                                                      16      363.50       40      711.50       64      963.50
                                                                      17      378.00       41      722.00       65      974.00
                                                                      18      392.50       42      732.50       66      984.50
                                                                      19      407.00       43      743.00       67      995.00
                                                                      20      421.50       44      753.50       68    1,005.50
                                                                      21      436.00       45      764.00       69    1,016.00
                                                                      22      450.50       46      774.50       70    1,026.50
                                                                      23      465.00       47      785.00
                                                                                       Weight Limit: 70 lbs.

                                                                  Insurance (212.5)
                                                                   Insured Amount                  Insured Amount
                                                                       not over         Fee            not over          Fee
                                                                        $100           No Fee     For document reconstruction
                                                                         200           $1.00      insurance or non-document
                                                                         300            2.00      insurance coverage above $800,
                                                                         400            3.00      add $1.00 per $100 or fraction
                                                                                                  thereof, up to a maximum of
                                                                         500            4.00      $2,499 per shipment.
                                                                         600            5.00
                                                                         700            6.00
                                                                         800            7.00         $2,499 max.       $24.00

                                                                  Value Limit (212.1)
                                                                  The maximum value of a GXG shipment to this country is
                                                                    $2,499 or a lesser amount if limited by content or value.

                                                                  Size Limits (211.22)
                                                                  The surface area of the address side of the item to be mailed
                                                                    must be large enough to completely contain the Global
                                                                    Express Guaranteed Air Waybill/Shipping Invoice (shipping
                                                                    label), postage, endorsement, and any applicable markings.
                                                                    The shipping label is approximately 5.5 inches high and
                                                                    9.5 inches long.
                                                                  Maximum length: 46 inches
                                                                  Maximum width: 35 inches
                                                                  Maximum height: 46 inches
                                                                  Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches

                                                                  General Conditions for Mailing
                                                                  See Publication 141, Global Express Guaranteed Service
                                                                    Guide, for information about 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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Individual Country Listings                                                                                                           Croatia

Express Mail International (220)                      Price Group 4    Notes:
                                                                       1. Two commercial invoices must be included with all
 Weight                Weight               Weight
 not over              not over             not over                      commercial shipments.
  (lbs.)     Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)         Price      2. Coins; banknotes; currency notes, including paper money;
   0.5      $28.95        24    $130.25        48         $232.25         securities of any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks;
     1       32.50        25      134.50       49          236.50         platinum, gold, and silver; precious stones; jewelry; watches;
     2       36.75        26      138.75       50          240.75         and other valuable articles are prohibited in Express Mail
     3       41.00        27      143.00       51          245.00         International shipments to Croatia.
     4       45.25        28      147.25       52          249.25
     5       49.50        29      151.50       53          253.50      Reciprocal Service Name: EMS
     6       53.75        30      155.75       54          257.75
     7       58.00        31      160.00       55          262.00      Country Code: HR
     8       62.25        32      164.25       56          266.25
     9       66.50        33      168.50       57          270.50      Areas Served: All
    10       70.75        34      172.75       58          274.75
    11       75.00        35      177.00       59          279.00      Priority Mail International (230)                         Price Group 4
    12       79.25        36      181.25       60          283.25
                                                                        Weight                  Weight               Weight
    13       83.50        37      185.50       61          287.50       not over                not over             not over
    14       87.75        38      189.75       62          291.75        (lbs.)       Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)           Price
    15       92.00        39      194.00       63          296.00           1        $25.00        23    $107.50        45           $190.00
    16       96.25        40      198.25       64          300.25           2         28.75        24      111.25       46            193.75
    17      100.50        41      202.50       65          304.50           3         32.50        25      115.00       47            197.50
    18      104.75        42      206.75       66          308.75           4         36.25        26      118.75       48            201.25
    19      109.00        43      211.00                                    5         40.00        27      122.50       49            205.00
    20      113.25        44      215.25                                    6         43.75        28      126.25       50            208.75
    21      117.50        45      219.50                                    7         47.50        29      130.00       51            212.50
    22      121.75        46      223.75                                    8         51.25        30      133.75       52            216.25
    23      126.00        47      228.00                                    9         55.00        31      137.50       53            220.00
                      Weight Limit: 66 lbs.                                10         58.75        32      141.25       54            223.75
                                                                           11         62.50        33      145.00       55            227.50
Express Mail International — Flat Rate                                     12         66.25        34      148.75       56            231.25
Flat Rate Envelope:      $28.95                                            13         70.00        35      152.50       57            235.00
                                                                           14         73.75        36      156.25       58            238.75
Insurance (222.71)                                                         15         77.50        37      160.00       59            242.50
Available for Express Mail International merchandise                       16         81.25        38      163.75       60            246.25
shipments only                                                             17         85.00        39      167.50       61            250.00
 Insured Amount                   Insured Amount                           18         88.75        40      171.25       62            253.75
     not over           Fee           not over             Fee             19         92.50        41      175.00       63            257.50
      $100             No Fee     For insurance coverage above             20         96.25        42      178.75       64            261.25
        200            $0.75      $2,000, add $1.40 for each $500 or       21        100.00        43      182.50       65            265.00
        500             2.15      fraction thereof, up to a maximum        22        103.75        44      186.25       66            268.75
      1,000             3.55      of $5,000 per shipment.                                      Weight Limit: 66 lbs.
      1,500             4.95                                           Note: Ordinary Priority Mail International includes indemnity at no cost
      2,000             6.35         $5,000 max.         $14.75        based on weight. (See 230.)

                          Required Customs                             Priority Mail International — Flat Rate
 Articles Admitted        Form/Endorsement                             Flat Rate Envelope or Small Flat Rate Box: $13.45
 Correspondence           PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22                May contain items that may be sent as First-Class Mail
 and business             (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration           International. The maximum weight is 4 lbs.
 papers.                  (green label). Endorse item clearly          Flat Rate Boxes: Medium – $43.45; Large – $55.95
                          next to mailing label as BUSINESS            The maximum weight is 20 lbs. or the limit set by the individual
                          PAPERS.
                                                                       country, whichever is less.
 Merchandise              PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22
 samples without          (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration           Size Limits (231.22)
 commercial value.        (green label).                               Maximum length: 42 inches
 Merchandise and all      PS Form 2976-A, Customs                      Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
 articles subject to      Declaration and Dispatch Note
 customs duty.            CP 72, inside a PS Form 2976-E,
                          Customs Declaration Envelope
                          CP 91. Include a commercial
                          invoice in each item.

Size Limits (221.42)
Maximum length: 36 inches
Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches

Return Receipt Service (222.72): NOT Available



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First-Class Mail International (240)                    Price Group 4   Extra Services
Letters
                                                                        Certificate of Mailing (313)
 Weight
 not over                                                               Individual Pieces                                              Fee
  (ozs.)     Price                                                      Individual article (PS Form 3817)                             $1.15
    1        $0.98      Note: A letter meeting one or more of           Firm mailing books (PS Form 3877), per article listed          0.42
    2         1.82      the nonmachinable characteristics in               (minimum 3)
    3         2.66      241.217 is charged a nonmachinable              Duplicate copy of PS Form 3817 or PS Form 3877                    1.15
   3.5        3.50      surcharge of $0.20.                                (per page)
Large Envelopes (Flats)                                                 Bulk Quantities                                                Fee
 Weight                Weight                Weight                     First 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)                      $6.50
 not over              not over              not over                   Each additional 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)             0.75
  (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)       Price
                                                                        Duplicate copy of PS Form 3606                                 1.15
    1        $1.24        12       $8.84        44        $22.60
    2         2.08        16       10.56        48         24.32
    3         2.92        20       12.28        52         26.04        COD and Certified                       NOT for International Mail
    4         3.76        24       14.00        56         27.76
    5         4.60        28       15.72        60         29.48        Insurance (323)
    6         5.44        32       17.44        64         31.20        Available for Priority Mail International merchandise parcels
    7         6.28        36       19.16                                only (see 323.72 for markings)
    8         7.12        40       20.88
                                                                         Insured Amount                    Insured Amount
Packages (Small Packets)                                                     not over           Fee            not over            Fee
                                                                               $50             $2.50
 Weight                Weight                Weight                            100              3.40      Add $1.00 for each additional
 not over              not over              not over                                                     $100 or fraction of insurance
  (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)       Price               200              4.40
                                                                               300              5.40      coverage.
    1        $1.44        12       $9.04        44        $22.80
                                                                               400              6.40
    2         2.28        16       10.76        48         24.52
                                                                               500              7.40         $5,000 max.         $52.40
    3         3.12        20       12.48        52         26.24
    4         3.96        24       14.20        56         27.96
    5         4.80        28       15.92        60         29.68        International Business Reply Service (382)
    6         5.64        32       17.64        64         31.40        Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.45; Cards $0.95
    7         6.48        36       19.36
    8         7.32        40       21.08                                International Postal Money Order (371)
                                                                        NOT Available

Size Limits                                                             International Reply Coupons (381)                       Fee: $2.10
Letters: See 241.212
Postcards: See 241.221                                                  Registered Mail (330)                                  Fee: $11.50
Large Envelopes (Flats): See 241.232                                    Maximum Indemnity: $45.62
Packages (Small Packets): See 241.242 and 241.243                       Available for First-Class Mail International,
                                                                        including postcards, and matter for
Postcards (241.22)                                            $0.98     the blind or other physically handicapped
                                                                        persons. Not applicable to M-bags.
Airmail M-bags (260) —
Direct Sack to One Addressee                        Price Group 4
                                                                        Restricted Delivery (350)                            NOT Available
Weight not over 11 lbs.                                  $46.20         Return Receipt (340)                                    Fee: $2.30
Each additional pound or fraction of a pound               4.20
                                                                        Available for registered mail and insured
                    Weight Limit: 66 pounds
                                                                        Priority Mail International parcels only.
Matter for the Blind (270)
Free when sent as First-Class Mail International, including the
   Priority Mail International Flat Rate Envelope and Small Flat
   Rate Box. Weight limit: 4 pounds.
Free when sent as Priority Mail International.
   Weight limit: 15 pounds.




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Individual Country Listings                                                                                                       Cuba


                                                                                                                              Cuba
Country Conditions for Mailing
                                                                     Gold bullion, gold taels, and gold bars.
Mail service is limited to First-Class Mail                          Items listed under the general listing of prohibitions below.
International items, International Priority Airmail                  Frequency
(IPA) items, International Surface Air Lift (ISAL)                   Except for gift parcels of food, not more than one gift parcel
items, and Priority Mail International Flat Rate                        may be sent from the same donor to the same recipient in
Envelope and Small Flat Rate Box items. Priority Mail                   any one calendar month. There is no frequency limit on gift
International parcel service is not available.                          parcels of food to Cuba.
                                                                     Parties seeking authorization to exceed the frequency limit due
Prior to mailing, customers must abide by the rules                     to compelling humanitarian concerns (e.g., for certain gifts of
for gift parcels and humanitarian donations in                          medicine) should submit a license application, with complete
15 CFR § 740.12, or with the rules for consumer                         justification, to the Commerce Department, Bureau of
communications devices, computers, and software                         Industry and Security, in accordance with 15 CFR §§ 748.1,
in 15 CFR § 740.19, which can be accessed at                            748.4, and 748.6.
www.gpoaccess.gov/cfr. The maximum weight is                         Value
4 pounds. Potentially dutiable items may be                          The combined total domestic retail value of all commodities in a
                                                                        single gift parcel may not exceed $800. This limit does not
confiscated upon entering Cuba or returned to                           apply to food sent in a gift parcel.
sender.
                                                                     Note: Although Commerce Department regulations provide an
Generally (and consistent with 15 CFR § 740.12 and                   $800 maximum limit for these items, the total value for each
§ 740.19), the following standards apply when                        First-Class Mail International, International Priority Airmail,
mailing goods to Cuba:                                               International Surface Air Lift, and Priority Mail International Flat
                                                                     Rate Envelope and Small Flat Rate Box item cannot exceed
Gift Parcels                                                         $400.
Eligible Gift Parcels to Cuba                                        Eligible Recipients
Eligible gift parcels for Cuba may include any of the following:     A gift parcel may be sent to any individual or a religious,
    food (including vitamins); medicines; medical supplies and          charitable, or educational organization for the use of the
    devices (including hospital supplies and equipment and              recipient or the recipient’s immediate family (and not for
    equipment for the handicapped); receive-only radio                  resale). The gift parcel must be provided free of charge to
    equipment for reception of commercial/civil AM/FM and               the recipient. However, payment by the recipient of any
    short wave publicly available frequency bands, and batteries        handling charges or of any fees levied by Cuba (e.g., import
    for such equipment; clothing; personal hygiene items; seeds;        duties, taxes, etc.) is not considered to be a cost to the
    veterinary medicines and supplies; fishing equipment and            recipient for purposes of this definition of gift parcel.
    supplies; soap-making equipment; and all other items of a        Ineligible Recipients
    type normally sent as gifts between individuals (including       No gift parcel may be sent to any of the following officials of the
    consumer communications devices, computers, and                     Cuban government: ministers and vice-ministers; members
    software as described below and in 15 CFR § 740.19(b))              of the Council of State; members of the Council of Ministers;
    except for certain items prohibited under U.S. Department of        members and employees of the National Assembly of
    Commerce regulations (described below). Items in gift               People’s Power; members of any provincial assembly; local
    parcels must be in quantities normally given as gifts between       sector chiefs of the Committees for the Defense of the
    individuals.                                                        Revolution; director generals and sub-director generals and
Note: A digital camera within the value limit (see “Value”              higher of all Cuban ministries and state agencies; employees
below) may be an appropriate gift. However, subsequent                  of the Ministry of the Interior (MININT); employees of the
shipments of the same item to the same recipient would not be           Ministry of Defense (MINFAR); secretaries and first
a gift normally given between individuals.                              secretaries of the Confederation of Labor of Cuba (CTC) and
Note: Even if Commerce Department regulations permit an                 its component unions; chief editors, editors, and deputy
article to be sent out of the United States in a gift parcel, the       editors of Cuban state-run media organizations and
article might still be subject to a Cuban import prohibition or         programs, including newspapers, television, and radio; or
other prohibition. Accordingly, articles included in gift parcels       members and employees of the Supreme Court (Tribuno
may be subject to detention or seizure upon arrival in Cuba.            Supremo Nacional).
Export and Shipping Requirements                                     No gift parcel may be sent to any of the following officials or
A gift parcel must be sent directly to the recipient by the             members of the Cuban Communist Party: members of the
    individual donor or for such donor by a commercial or other         Politburo; the Central Committee; department heads of the
    gift-forwarding service or organization. Each gift parcel must      Central Committee; employees of the Central Committee;
    show, on the outside wrapper, the name and address of the           and the secretaries and first secretaries of provincial Party
    donor, as well as the name and address of the recipient,            central committees.
    regardless of whether sent by the donor or by a forwarding       No gift parcel may be sent to organizations administered or
    service. Each parcel must have the notation “GIFT—Export            controlled by the Cuban government or the Cuban
    License Not Required” written on the address side of the            Communist Party.
    package and the symbol “GFT” written on any required             Humanitarian Donations
    customs declaration.
                                                                     Eligible Humanitarian Donations to Cuba
Prohibited Items
                                                                     Articles eligible for inclusion in humanitarian donation items to
Items not eligible for inclusion in gift parcels as listed in
                                                                        Cuba must meet basic human needs, which are defined as
    15 CFR § 740.12(a).
                                                                        those requirements essential to individual well-being: health,
All items included on the Commerce Control List
                                                                        food, clothing, shelter, and education. These needs are
    (15 CFR Part 774), other than consumer communications
                                                                        considered to extend beyond those of an emergency nature
    devices, computers, and software.
                                                                        and those that meet direct needs for mere subsistence.
Military wearing apparel, regardless of whether all distinctive
    U.S. military insignia, buttons, and other markings are
    removed.

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Items must be provided free of charge to the beneficiary.            8. Network access controllers and communications channel
   However, the payment by the beneficiary of normal handling           controllers classified under ECCN 5A991.b.4 or designated
   charges or fees levied by Cuba (e.g., import duties, taxes,          EAR99.
   etc.) is not considered to be a cost to the beneficiary.          9. Keyboards, mice, and similar devices designated EAR99.
Eligible commodities and software are those listed in                10.Mobile phones, including cellular and satellite telephones,
   Supplement No. 2 to 15 CFR Part 740: equipment for the               personal digital assistants, and subscriber information
   handicapped; hospital supplies and equipment; laboratory             module (SIM) cards and similar devices classified under
   supplies and equipment; medical supplies and devices;                ECCNs 5A992 or 5A991 or designated EAR99.
   medicine-processing equipment; medicines; vitamins; water         11.Memory devices classified under ECCN 5A992 or
   resources equipment; food; agricultural materials and                designated EAR99.
   machinery suited to small-scale farming operations;               12.“Information security” equipment, “software” (except
   agricultural research and testing equipment; fertilizers;            “encryption source code”), and peripherals classified under
   fishing equipment and supplies suited to small-scale fishing         ECCNs 5A992 or 5D992 or designated EAR99.
   operations; insecticides; pesticides; seeds; small-scale          13.Digital cameras and memory cards classified under
   irrigation equipment; veterinary medicines and supplies;             ECCN 5A992 or designated EAR99.
   bedding; clothes; cooking utensils; fabric; personal hygiene      14.Television and radio receivers classified under ECCN 5A992
   items; soap-making equipment; weaving and sewing                     or designated EAR99.
   equipment; building materials; hand tools; books; individual      15.Recording devices classified under ECCN 5A992 or
   school supplies; school furniture; special education supplies        designated EAR99.
   and equipment for the handicapped; and generators, office         16.Batteries, chargers, carrying cases, and accessories for the
   supplies, audio-visual aids for training, and equipment              equipment described in this paragraph that are designated
   necessary to operate and administer the donative program.            EAR99.
Export and Shipping Requirements                                     17.“Software” (except “encryption source code”) classified
Each humanitarian donation must show on the outside wrapper             under ECCNs 4D994, 5D991, or 5D992 or designated
   the name and address of the donor, as well as the name and           EAR99 to be used for equipment described in this
   address of the recipient, regardless of whether sent by the          paragraph.
   donor or by a forwarding service.                                 Prohibited CCD Items
Each parcel must have the notation “GIFT—Export License Not          Items not included on the list above.
   Required” written on the address side of the package and          Value and Frequency
   the symbol “GFT” written on any required customs                  There are no limits on value or frequency of shipments.
   declaration.                                                      Note: Although Commerce Department regulations provide no
Eligible Donors                                                      maximum limit for CCD items, the total value for each First-
Eligible donors are U.S. charitable organizations that have an       Class Mail International, International Priority Airmail,
   established record of involvement in donation programs and        International Surface Air Lift, and Priority Mail International Flat
   experience in maintaining and verifying a system of               Rate Envelope and Small Flat Rate Box item cannot exceed
   distribution to ensure delivery of commodities and software       $400.
   to the intended beneficiaries. The donor organization must        Donation Requirement
   keep records containing certain information, in accordance        CCD items must be donated free of charge by the exporter to
   with 15 CFR § 740.12(b)(7).                                          one or more eligible end-users. The payment by an end-user
Eligible Recipients                                                     of any handling charges arising within Cuba or any charges
Humanitarian donations may be sent to groups or organizations           levied by the government of Cuba shall not be considered a
   that have experience in maintaining a verifiable system of           charge for these purposes.
   distribution that ensures delivery to intended beneficiaries of   Export and Shipping Requirements
   items that meet basic human needs.                                Each CCD item must have the symbol “CCD” written on any
Consumer Communications Devices, Computers,                             required customs declaration.
and Software                                                         Prior to mailing a CCD item, the customer must file electronic
Eligible Consumer Communications Devices, Computers,                    export information via the Census Bureau’s Automated
   and Software (CCD) to Cuba                                           Export System or AESDirect Web site and must comply with
In accordance with Commerce Department rules, the following             other applicable requirements (see 520).
   commodities and software are eligible for export as CCD           Note: These requirements do not apply to CCD-type articles
   items:                                                            included in a gift parcel item.
1. Computers classified under Export Control Classification          Eligible End-users
   Number (ECCN) 4A994.b or designated EAR99 that do not             Organizations. The Commerce Department License Exception
   exceed an adjusted peak performance of 0.02 weighted                 may be used to export or re-export eligible commodities and
   teraflops.                                                           software to and for the use of independent non-
2. Disk drives and solid state storage equipment classified             governmental organizations. As indicated in the “Ineligible
   under ECCN 5A992 or designated EAR99.                                End-users” paragraph below, the Cuban government and
3. Input/output control units (other than industrial controllers        the Cuban Communist Party and organizations they
   designed for chemical processing) designated EAR99.                  administer or control are not eligible end-users.
4. Graphics accelerators and graphics coprocessors                   Individuals. The Commerce Department License Exception may
   designated EAR99.                                                    be used to export eligible commodities and software to and
5. Monitors classified under ECCN 5A992 or designated                   for the use of individuals other than the officials of the Cuban
   EAR99.                                                               government and Cuban Communist Party listed in the
6. Printers classified under ECCN 5A992 or designated EAR99.            following paragraph.
7. Modems classified under ECCNs 5A991.b.2 or 5A992 or
   designated EAR99.




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Ineligible End-users                                                Global Express Guaranteed (210)
Ineligible Cuban Government Officials. Ministers and vice-
   ministers; members of the Council of State; members of the       Not Available
   Council of Ministers; members and employees of the
   National Assembly of People’s Power; members of any              Express Mail International (220)
   provincial assembly; local sector chiefs of the Committees       Not Available
   for the Defense of the Revolution; director generals and sub-
   director generals and higher of all Cuban ministries and state   Priority Mail International (230)                Price Group 9
   agencies; employees of the Ministry of the Interior (MININT);
   employees of the Ministry of Defense (MINFAR); secretaries       Available only for Priority Mail International Flat
   and first secretaries of the Confederation of Labor of Cuba      Rate Envelope and Small Flat Rate Box.
   (CTC) and its component unions; chief editors, editors, and
                                                                    Flat Rate Envelope or Small Flat Rate Box: $13.45
   deputy editors of Cuban state-run media organizations and
   programs, including newspapers, television, and radio; or        May not contain dutiable items. The maximum weight is 4 lbs.
   members and employees of the Supreme Court (Tribuno
   Supremo Nacional).
Ineligible Cuban Communist Party Officials. Members of the
   Politburo; the Central Committee; department heads of the
   Central Committee; employees of the Central Committee;
   and the secretaries and first secretaries of provincial Party
   central committees.

Prohibitions (130)
Coins; banknotes; currency notes; securities payable to bearer;
  manufactured and unmanufactured platinum, gold, and
  silver; precious stones; jewelry; and other valuable articles.
Musical letters or cards that play a sound recording when
  opened.
Perishable infectious biological substances.
Perishable noninfectious biological substances.
Radioactive materials.

Restrictions
Currency, postage stamps for sale or exchange, checks,
    securities, and other financial instruments must be licensed
    by the U.S. Treasury Department.
All items not subject to the above rules for gift parcels,
    humanitarian donations, and consumer communications
    devices, computers, and software must be licensed or
    otherwise authorized by the U.S. Commerce Department
    and/or the U.S. Treasury Department.

Observations
1. Items not eligible for import into Cuba may be confiscated
   upon entering Cuba or returned to sender.
2. Customers mailing consumer communications devices,
   computers, and software to Cuba are required to file
   electronic export information via the Census Bureau’s
   Automated Export System or AESDirect Web site prior to
   mailing (see 520) except when such articles are included in a
   gift parcel item. Customers are not required to make such a
   filing for gift parcels and humanitarian donations as
   described above.

Customs Forms Required (123)
First-Class Mail International items and Priority Mail
   International Flat Rate Envelopes and Small Flat Rate Boxes:
   PS Form 2976 (see 123.61)




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First-Class Mail International (240)                    Price Group 9   Extra Services
Letters
                                                                        Certificate of Mailing (313)
 Weight
 not over                                                               Individual Pieces                                            Fee
  (ozs.)     Price                                                      Individual article (PS Form 3817)                           $1.15
    1        $0.98      Note: A letter meeting one or more of           Firm mailing books (PS Form 3877), per article listed        0.42
    2         1.76      the nonmachinable characteristics in               (minimum 3)
    3         2.54      241.217 is charged a nonmachinable              Duplicate copy of PS Form 3817 or PS Form 3877               1.15
   3.5        3.32      surcharge of $0.20.                                (per page)
Large Envelopes (Flats)                                                 Bulk Quantities                                              Fee
 Weight                Weight                Weight                     First 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)                    $6.50
 not over              not over              not over                   Each additional 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)           0.75
  (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)       Price
                                                                        Duplicate copy of PS Form 3606                               1.15
    1        $1.24        12       $8.44        44        $21.80
    2         2.03        16       10.11        48         23.47
    3         2.82        20       11.78        52         25.14        COD and Certified                       NOT for International Mail
    4         3.61        24       13.45        56         26.81
    5         4.40        28       15.12        60         28.48        Insurance (323)                                      NOT Available
    6         5.19        32       16.79        64         30.15
    7         5.98        36       18.46                                International Business Reply Service (382)
    8         6.77        40       20.13                                Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.45; Cards $0.95
Packages (Small Packets)
                                                                        International Postal Money Order (371)
 Weight                Weight                Weight                     NOT Available
 not over              not over              not over
  (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)       Price
    1        $1.44        12       $8.64        44        $22.00
                                                                        International Reply Coupons (381)                      Fee: $2.10
    2         2.23        16       10.31        48         23.67
    3         3.02        20       11.98        52         25.34        Registered Mail (330)                                  Fee: $11.50
    4         3.81        24       13.65        56         27.01        Maximum Indemnity: $45.62
    5         4.60        28       15.32        60         28.68        Available for First-Class Mail International,
    6         5.39        32       16.99        64         30.35        including postcards, and matter for
    7         6.18        36       18.66                                the blind or other physically handicapped
    8         6.97        40       20.33                                persons. Not applicable to M-bags.

                                                                        Restricted Delivery (350)                            NOT Available
Size Limits
Letters: See 241.212                                                    Return Receipt (340)                                   Fee: $2.30
Postcards: See 241.221                                                  Available for registered mail only.
Large Envelopes (Flats): See 241.232
Packages (Small Packets): See 241.242 and 241.243

Postcards (241.22)                                            $0.98

Airmail M-bags (260) —
Direct Sack to One Addressee                        Price Group 9
Weight not over 11 lbs.                                  $44.00
Each additional pound or fraction of a pound               4.00
                    Weight Limit: 66 pounds

Matter for the Blind (270)
Free when sent as First-Class Mail International, including the
   Priority Mail International Flat Rate Envelope and Small Flat
   Rate Box. Weight limit: 4 pounds.
Free when sent as Priority Mail International.
   Weight limit: 15 pounds.




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Individual Country Listings                                                                                                 Cyprus


                                                                                                                        Cyprus
Country Conditions for Mailing
Prohibitions (130)                                                   Global Express Guaranteed (210)                    Price Group 6
Books or other publications giving instructions regarding the         Weight               Weight               Weight
   construction, operation, maintenance, or care of any               not over             not over             not over
   prohibited firearm, other than a harpoon gun used for fishing       (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)      Price
   purposes, and excluding books and publications imported              0.5      $45.95       24    $289.00        48      $475.00
   by the Cyprus Police Force or any Cyprus Department of                 1       68.75       25      296.75       49       482.75
   Government.                                                            2       78.50       26      304.50       50       490.50
Daggers.                                                                  3       88.25       27      312.25       51       498.25
Explosives and flammable substances.                                      4       98.00       28      320.00       52       506.00
Leeches and silkworms.                                                    5      107.75       29      327.75       53       513.75
Postcards of private manufacture having illustrated designs not           6      117.50       30      335.50       54       521.50
   previously approved by the Cyprus Post Office.                         7      127.25       31      343.25       55       529.25
Radioactive materials.                                                    8      137.00       32      351.00       56       537.00
Rifles and repeating firearms.                                            9      146.75       33      358.75       57       544.75
Seditious publications.                                                  10      156.50       34      366.50       58       552.50
                                                                         11      166.25       35      374.25       59       560.25
Restrictions                                                             12      176.00       36      382.00       60       568.00
Articles for the manufacture of cigarettes require permission of         13      185.75       37      389.75       61       575.75
   the Cyprus customs authorities.                                       14      195.50       38      397.50       62       583.50
Bees, honey and substances containing uncooked honey                     15      205.25       39      405.25       63       591.25
   require permission of the Ministry of Agriculture.                    16      215.00       40      413.00       64       599.00
Rags and used clothing require a permit from the Cyprus                  17      224.75       41      420.75       65       606.75
   Ministry of Health.                                                   18      234.50       42      428.50       66       614.50
Registered items containing coins; banknotes; currency notes             19      244.25       43      436.25       67       622.25
   or securities of any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks;       20      254.00       44      444.00       68       630.00
   manufactured or unmanufactured platinum, gold, or silver; or          21      263.75       45      451.75       69       637.75
   precious stones, jewelry, or other valuable articles are              22      273.50       46      459.50       70       645.50
   admitted only under a license from the Cyprus Central Bank.           23      281.25       47      467.25
                                                                                          Weight Limit: 70 lbs.
Observations
Commercial shipments must be accompanied by relevant                 Insurance (212.5)
  invoices, attached to the outside of the item, preferably in an     Insured Amount                  Insured Amount
  unsealed envelope.                                                      not over         Fee            not over           Fee
                                                                           $100           No Fee     For document reconstruction
Customs Forms Required (123)                                                200           $1.00      insurance or non-document
                                                                                                     insurance coverage above $800,
First-Class Mail International items and Priority Mail                      300            2.00
                                                                            400            3.00      add $1.00 per $100 or fraction
   International Flat Rate Envelopes and Small Flat Rate Boxes:                                      thereof, up to a maximum of
   PS Form 2976 (see 123.61)                                                500            4.00      $2,499 per shipment.
Priority Mail International parcels:                                        600            5.00
   PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)                                  700            6.00
                                                                            800            7.00         $2,499 max.        $24.00

                                                                     Value Limit (212.1)
                                                                     The maximum value of a GXG shipment to this country is
                                                                       $2,499 or a lesser amount if limited by content or value.

                                                                     Size Limits (211.22)
                                                                     The surface area of the address side of the item to be mailed
                                                                       must be large enough to completely contain the Global
                                                                       Express Guaranteed Air Waybill/Shipping Invoice (shipping
                                                                       label), postage, endorsement, and any applicable markings.
                                                                       The shipping label is approximately 5.5 inches high and
                                                                       9.5 inches long.
                                                                     Maximum length: 46 inches
                                                                     Maximum width: 35 inches
                                                                     Maximum height: 46 inches
                                                                     Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches

                                                                     General Conditions for Mailing
                                                                     See Publication 141, Global Express Guaranteed Service
                                                                       Guide, for information about 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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Cyprus                                                                                                      International Mail Manual

Express Mail International (220)                      Price Group 4
 Weight                Weight               Weight
                                                                       Return Receipt Service (222.72): NOT Available
 not over              not over             not over
  (lbs.)     Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)         Price      Note:
   0.5      $28.95        24    $130.25        48         $232.25
                                                                       Coins; banknotes; currency notes, including paper money;
     1       32.50        25      134.50       49          236.50
                                                                         securities of any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks;
     2       36.75        26      138.75       50          240.75
                                                                         platinum, gold, and silver; precious stones; jewelry; watches;
     3       41.00        27      143.00       51          245.00
                                                                         and other valuable articles are prohibited in Express Mail
     4       45.25        28      147.25       52          249.25
                                                                         International shipments to Cyprus.
     5       49.50        29      151.50       53          253.50
     6       53.75        30      155.75       54          257.75      Reciprocal Service Name: Datapost/Special Express
     7       58.00        31      160.00       55          262.00
     8       62.25        32      164.25       56          266.25      Country Code: CY
     9       66.50        33      168.50       57          270.50
    10       70.75        34      172.75       58          274.75      Areas Served: All
    11       75.00        35      177.00       59          279.00
    12       79.25        36      181.25       60          283.25      Priority Mail International (230)                         Price Group 4
    13       83.50        37      185.50       61          287.50       Weight                  Weight               Weight
    14       87.75        38      189.75       62          291.75       not over                not over             not over
    15       92.00        39      194.00       63          296.00        (lbs.)       Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)           Price
    16       96.25        40      198.25       64          300.25           1        $25.00        25    $115.00        49           $205.00
    17      100.50        41      202.50       65          304.50           2         28.75        26      118.75       50            208.75
    18      104.75        42      206.75       66          308.75           3         32.50        27      122.50       51            212.50
    19      109.00        43      211.00       67          313.00           4         36.25        28      126.25       52            216.25
    20      113.25        44      215.25       68          317.25           5         40.00        29      130.00       53            220.00
    21      117.50        45      219.50       69          321.50           6         43.75        30      133.75       54            223.75
    22      121.75        46      223.75       70          325.75           7         47.50        31      137.50       55            227.50
    23      126.00        47      228.00                                    8         51.25        32      141.25       56            231.25
                      Weight Limit: 70 lbs.                                 9         55.00        33      145.00       57            235.00
                                                                           10         58.75        34      148.75       58            238.75
Express Mail International — Flat Rate                                     11         62.50        35      152.50       59            242.50
Flat Rate Envelope:      $28.95                                            12         66.25        36      156.25       60            246.25
                                                                           13         70.00        37      160.00       61            250.00
Insurance (222.71)                                                         14         73.75        38      163.75       62            253.75
Available for Express Mail International merchandise                       15         77.50        39      167.50       63            257.50
shipments only                                                             16         81.25        40      171.25       64            261.25
 Insured Amount                   Insured Amount                           17         85.00        41      175.00       65            265.00
     not over           Fee           not over             Fee             18         88.75        42      178.75       66            268.75
      $100             No Fee     For insurance coverage above             19         92.50        43      182.50       67            272.50
        200            $0.75      $2,000, add $1.40 for each $500 or       20         96.25        44      186.25       68            276.25
        500             2.15      fraction thereof, up to a maximum        21        100.00        45      190.00       69            280.00
      1,000             3.55      of $5,000 per shipment.                  22        103.75        46      193.75       70            283.75
      1,500             4.95                                               23        107.50        47      197.50
      2,000             6.35         $5,000 max.         $14.75            24        111.25        48      201.25
                                                                                               Weight Limit: 70 lbs.
                          Required Customs                             Note: Ordinary Priority Mail International includes indemnity at no cost
 Articles Admitted        Form/Endorsement                             based on weight. (See 230.)

 Correspondence,          PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22                Priority Mail International — Flat Rate
 business papers,         (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration
                                                                       Flat Rate Envelope or Small Flat Rate Box: $13.45
 and computer data.       (green label). Endorse item clearly
                          next to mailing label as BUSINESS            May contain items that may be sent as First-Class Mail
                          PAPERS.                                      International. The maximum weight is 4 lbs.
 Merchandise              PS Form 2976-A, Customs                      Flat Rate Boxes: Medium – $43.45; Large – $55.95
 samples without          Declaration and Dispatch Note                The maximum weight is 20 lbs. or the limit set by the individual
 commercial value.        CP 72, inside a PS Form 2976-E,              country, whichever is less.
                          Customs Declaration Envelope
                          CP 91. Endorse item clearly next to          Size Limits (231.22)
                          mailing label as COMMERICAL                  Maximum length: 42 inches
                          SAMPLES.                                     Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
 Merchandise and all      PS Form 2976-A, Customs
 articles subject to      Declaration and Dispatch Note
 customs duty.            CP 72, inside a PS Form 2976-E,
                          Customs Declaration Envelope
                          CP 91. A commercial invoice must
                          be attached to the outside of all
                          commercial shipments.

Size Limits (221.42)
Maximum length: 36 inches
Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches

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Individual Country Listings                                                                                                       Cyprus

First-Class Mail International (240)                    Price Group 4   Extra Services
Letters
                                                                        Certificate of Mailing (313)
 Weight
 not over                                                               Individual Pieces                                              Fee
  (ozs.)     Price                                                      Individual article (PS Form 3817)                             $1.15
    1        $0.98      Note: A letter meeting one or more of           Firm mailing books (PS Form 3877), per article listed          0.42
    2         1.82      the nonmachinable characteristics in               (minimum 3)
    3         2.66      241.217 is charged a nonmachinable              Duplicate copy of PS Form 3817 or PS Form 3877                    1.15
   3.5        3.50      surcharge of $0.20.                                (per page)
Large Envelopes (Flats)                                                 Bulk Quantities                                                Fee
 Weight                Weight                Weight                     First 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)                      $6.50
 not over              not over              not over                   Each additional 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)             0.75
  (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)       Price
                                                                        Duplicate copy of PS Form 3606                                 1.15
    1        $1.24        12       $8.84        44        $22.60
    2         2.08        16       10.56        48         24.32
    3         2.92        20       12.28        52         26.04        COD and Certified                       NOT for International Mail
    4         3.76        24       14.00        56         27.76
    5         4.60        28       15.72        60         29.48        Insurance (323)
    6         5.44        32       17.44        64         31.20        Available for Priority Mail International merchandise parcels
    7         6.28        36       19.16                                only (see 323.72 for markings)
    8         7.12        40       20.88
                                                                         Insured Amount                    Insured Amount
Packages (Small Packets)                                                     not over           Fee            not over            Fee
                                                                               $50             $2.50
 Weight                Weight                Weight                            100              3.40      Add $1.00 for each additional
 not over              not over              not over                                                     $100 or fraction of insurance
  (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)       Price               200              4.40
                                                                               300              5.40      coverage.
    1        $1.44        12       $9.04        44        $22.80
                                                                               400              6.40
    2         2.28        16       10.76        48         24.52
                                                                               500              7.40         $5,000 max.         $52.40
    3         3.12        20       12.48        52         26.24
    4         3.96        24       14.20        56         27.96
    5         4.80        28       15.92        60         29.68        International Business Reply Service (382)
    6         5.64        32       17.64        64         31.40        Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.45; Cards $0.95
    7         6.48        36       19.36
    8         7.32        40       21.08                                International Postal Money Order (371)
                                                                        NOT Available

Size Limits                                                             International Reply Coupons (381)                       Fee: $2.10
Letters: See 241.212
Postcards: See 241.221                                                  Registered Mail (330)                                  Fee: $11.50
Large Envelopes (Flats): See 241.232                                    Maximum Indemnity: $45.62
Packages (Small Packets): See 241.242 and 241.243                       Available for First-Class Mail International,
                                                                        including postcards, and matter for
Postcards (241.22)                                            $0.98     the blind or other physically handicapped
                                                                        persons. Not applicable to M-bags.
Airmail M-bags (260) —
Direct Sack to One Addressee                        Price Group 4
                                                                        Restricted Delivery (350)                               Fee: $4.50
                                                                        Available for registered mail with a return receipt.
Weight not over 11 lbs.                                  $46.20         Endorsements:        A remettre en main propre.
Each additional pound or fraction of a pound               4.20
                    Weight Limit: 66 pounds
                                                                        Return Receipt (340)                                    Fee: $2.30
                                                                        Available for registered mail and insured
Matter for the Blind (270)                                              Priority Mail International parcels only.
Free when sent as First-Class Mail International, including the
   Priority Mail International Flat Rate Envelope and Small Flat
   Rate Box. Weight limit: 4 pounds.
Free when sent as Priority Mail International.
   Weight limit: 15 pounds.




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Czech Republic                                                                                     International Mail Manual


                                                                                                     Czech Republic
Prohibitions (130)                                                 Global Express Guaranteed (210)                    Price Group 4
Chain letter items.                                                 Weight               Weight               Weight
Perishable infectious substances.                                   not over             not over             not over
Perishable noninfectious substances.                                 (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)     Price
Publications, drawings, photographs, records, sheets of music,        0.5      $93.95       24    $479.50        48    $795.50
  etc., contrary to the State public order.                             1      110.00       25      494.00       49      806.00
Radioactive materials.                                                  2      128.50       26      508.50       50      816.50
                                                                        3      147.00       27      523.00       51      827.00
                                                                        4      165.50       28      537.50       52      837.50
Restrictions                                                            5      184.00       29      552.00       53      848.00
Coins; paper money; securities and other paper values of any
                                                                        6      202.50       30      566.50       54      858.50
   kind; as well as savings-bank booklets; and unmanufactured
                                                                        7      221.00       31      581.00       55      869.00
   gold, silver, and platinum may be imported only by
                                                                        8      239.50       32      595.50       56      879.50
   authorization of the State Bank.
                                                                        9      258.00       33      610.00       57      890.00
Gift shipments must be sent by private individuals. Those sent
                                                                       10      276.50       34      624.50       58      900.50
   by commercial firms are not admitted.
                                                                       11      291.00       35      639.00       59      911.00
Import permits are required for gift shipments exceeding three
                                                                       12      305.50       36      653.50       60      921.50
   per year for one addressee, or for any shipment exceeding
                                                                       13      320.00       37      668.00       61      932.00
   3,000 Czech Republic crowns in value. Permits may be
                                                                       14      334.50       38      682.50       62      942.50
   issued to addressees or withheld at the discretion of the
                                                                       15      349.00       39      697.00       63      953.00
   customs authorities after the shipment arrives.
                                                                       16      363.50       40      711.50       64      963.50
Medicines are admitted provided the addressee is in
                                                                       17      378.00       41      722.00       65      974.00
   possession of an import permit granted by the Czech
                                                                       18      392.50       42      732.50       66      984.50
   Republic health authorities.
                                                                       19      407.00       43      743.00       67      995.00
Philatelic articles and stamps exchanged between member
                                                                       20      421.50       44      753.50       68    1,005.50
   philatelists must not exceed 1,000 Czech Republic crowns in
                                                                       21      436.00       45      764.00       69    1,016.00
   any calendar year. Gift packages containing philatelic
                                                                       22      450.50       46      774.50       70    1,026.50
   articles are restricted to 3 per year and the shipment cannot
                                                                       23      465.00       47      785.00
   exceed a total of 100 stamps or philatelic articles and 100
                                                                                        Weight Limit: 70 lbs.
   Czech Republic crowns in value.

Observations                                                       Insurance (212.5)
1. Import licenses and quantity restrictions are applicable for     Insured Amount                  Insured Amount
   many articles sent to the Czech Republic. Therefore,                 not over         Fee            not over          Fee
   senders should ascertain from the addressee before mailing            $100           No Fee     For document reconstruction
   whether the contents are permitted and whether the                     200           $1.00      insurance or non-document
   necessary documents are held.                                          300            2.00      insurance coverage above $800,
2. Gift shipments for the personal use of the addressee or the            400            3.00      add $1.00 per $100 or fraction
                                                                                                   thereof, up to a maximum of
   addressee’s family do not require an import permit if the              500            4.00      $2,499 per shipment.
   contents do not exceed 5,000 Czech Republic crowns.                    600            5.00
   When the total exceeds 2,000 Czech Republic crowns, the                700            6.00
   addressee must provide a gift certificate authenticated by an          800            7.00         $2,499 max.       $24.00
   authorized agent in that country. Czech Republic customs
   decides the value of the contents on the basis of internal      Value Limit (212.1)
   prices of identical articles.                                   The maximum value of a GXG shipment to this country is
3. Articles imported in postal items are exempt from customs         $2,499 or a lesser amount if limited by content or value.
   duties if their total value does not exceed 300 Czech
   Republic crowns.                                                Size Limits (211.22)
                                                                   The surface area of the address side of the item to be mailed
Customs Forms Required (123)                                         must be large enough to completely contain the Global
First-Class Mail International items and Priority Mail               Express Guaranteed Air Waybill/Shipping Invoice (shipping
   International Flat Rate Envelopes and Small Flat Rate Boxes:      label), postage, endorsement, and any applicable markings.
   PS Form 2976 (see 123.61)                                         The shipping label is approximately 5.5 inches high and
Priority Mail International parcels:                                 9.5 inches long.
   PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)                         Maximum length: 46 inches
                                                                   Maximum width: 35 inches
                                                                   Maximum height: 46 inches
                                                                   Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches

                                                                   General Conditions for Mailing
                                                                   See Publication 141, Global Express Guaranteed Service
                                                                     Guide, for information about 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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Individual Country Listings                                                                                              Czech Republic

Express Mail International (220)                      Price Group 4    Note:
                                                                       Coins; banknotes; currency notes, including paper money;
 Weight                Weight               Weight
 not over              not over             not over                     securities of any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks;
  (lbs.)     Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)         Price        platinum, gold, and silver; precious stones; jewelry; watches;
   0.5      $28.95        24    $130.25        48         $232.25        and other valuable articles are prohibited in Express Mail
     1       32.50        25      134.50       49          236.50        International shipments to the Czech Republic.
     2       36.75        26      138.75       50          240.75
     3       41.00        27      143.00       51          245.00      Reciprocal Service Name: Zrychlena Posta/EMS
     4       45.25        28      147.25       52          249.25
     5       49.50        29      151.50       53          253.50      Country Code: CZ
     6       53.75        30      155.75       54          257.75
     7       58.00        31      160.00       55          262.00      Areas Served: All
     8       62.25        32      164.25       56          266.25
     9       66.50        33      168.50       57          270.50      Priority Mail International (230)                         Price Group 4
    10       70.75        34      172.75       58          274.75
                                                                        Weight                  Weight               Weight
    11       75.00        35      177.00       59          279.00       not over                not over             not over
    12       79.25        36      181.25       60          283.25        (lbs.)       Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)           Price
    13       83.50        37      185.50       61          287.50           1        $25.00        25    $115.00        49           $205.00
    14       87.75        38      189.75       62          291.75           2         28.75        26      118.75       50            208.75
    15       92.00        39      194.00       63          296.00           3         32.50        27      122.50       51            212.50
    16       96.25        40      198.25       64          300.25           4         36.25        28      126.25       52            216.25
    17      100.50        41      202.50       65          304.50           5         40.00        29      130.00       53            220.00
    18      104.75        42      206.75       66          308.75           6         43.75        30      133.75       54            223.75
    19      109.00        43      211.00       67          313.00           7         47.50        31      137.50       55            227.50
    20      113.25        44      215.25       68          317.25           8         51.25        32      141.25       56            231.25
    21      117.50        45      219.50       69          321.50           9         55.00        33      145.00       57            235.00
    22      121.75        46      223.75       70          325.75          10         58.75        34      148.75       58            238.75
    23      126.00        47      228.00                                   11         62.50        35      152.50       59            242.50
                      Weight Limit: 70 lbs.                                12         66.25        36      156.25       60            246.25
                                                                           13         70.00        37      160.00       61            250.00
Express Mail International — Flat Rate                                     14         73.75        38      163.75       62            253.75
Flat Rate Envelope:      $28.95                                            15         77.50        39      167.50       63            257.50
                                                                           16         81.25        40      171.25       64            261.25
Insurance (222.71)                                                         17         85.00        41      175.00       65            265.00
Available for Express Mail International merchandise                       18         88.75        42      178.75       66            268.75
shipments only                                                             19         92.50        43      182.50       67            272.50
 Insured Amount                   Insured Amount                           20         96.25        44      186.25       68            276.25
     not over           Fee           not over             Fee             21        100.00        45      190.00       69            280.00
      $100             No Fee     For insurance coverage above             22        103.75        46      193.75       70            283.75
        200            $0.75      $2,000, add $1.40 for each $500 or       23        107.50        47      197.50
        500             2.15      fraction thereof, up to a maximum        24        111.25        48      201.25
      1,000             3.55      of $5,000 per shipment.                                      Weight Limit: 70 lbs.
      1,500             4.95                                           Note: Ordinary Priority Mail International includes indemnity at no cost
      2,000             6.35         $5,000 max.         $14.75        based on weight. (See 230.)

                          Required Customs                             Priority Mail International — Flat Rate
 Articles Admitted        Form/Endorsement                             Flat Rate Envelope or Small Flat Rate Box: $13.45
 Correspondence           PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22                May contain items that may be sent as First-Class Mail
 and business             (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration           International. The maximum weight is 4 lbs.
 papers.                  (green label). Endorse item clearly          Flat Rate Boxes: Medium – $43.45; Large – $55.95
                          next to mailing label as BUSINESS            The maximum weight is 20 lbs. or the limit set by the individual
                          PAPERS.
                                                                       country, whichever is less.
 Merchandise              PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22
 samples without          (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration           Size Limits (231.22)
 commercial value.        (green label).                               Maximum length: 60 inches
 Merchandise and all      PS Form 2976-A, Customs                      Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches
 articles subject to      Declaration and Dispatch Note
 customs duty.            CP 72, inside a PS Form 2976-E,
                          Customs Declaration Envelope
                          CP 91.

Size Limits (221.42)
Maximum length: 60 inches
Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches

Return Receipt Service (222.72): NOT Available




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Czech Republic                                                                                            International Mail Manual

First-Class Mail International (240)                    Price Group 4   Extra Services
Letters
                                                                        Certificate of Mailing (313)
 Weight
 not over                                                               Individual Pieces                                              Fee
  (ozs.)     Price                                                      Individual article (PS Form 3817)                             $1.15
    1        $0.98      Note: A letter meeting one or more of           Firm mailing books (PS Form 3877), per article listed          0.42
    2         1.82      the nonmachinable characteristics in               (minimum 3)
    3         2.66      241.217 is charged a nonmachinable              Duplicate copy of PS Form 3817 or PS Form 3877                    1.15
   3.5        3.50      surcharge of $0.20.                                (per page)
Large Envelopes (Flats)                                                 Bulk Quantities                                                Fee
 Weight                Weight                Weight                     First 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)                      $6.50
 not over              not over              not over                   Each additional 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)             0.75
  (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)       Price
                                                                        Duplicate copy of PS Form 3606                                 1.15
    1        $1.24        12       $8.84        44        $22.60
    2         2.08        16       10.56        48         24.32
    3         2.92        20       12.28        52         26.04        COD and Certified                       NOT for International Mail
    4         3.76        24       14.00        56         27.76
    5         4.60        28       15.72        60         29.48        Insurance (323)
    6         5.44        32       17.44        64         31.20        Available for Priority Mail International merchandise parcels
    7         6.28        36       19.16                                only (see 323.72 for markings)
    8         7.12        40       20.88
                                                                         Insured Amount                    Insured Amount
Packages (Small Packets)                                                     not over           Fee            not over            Fee
                                                                               $50             $2.50
 Weight                Weight                Weight                            100              3.40      Add $1.00 for each additional
 not over              not over              not over                                                     $100 or fraction of insurance
  (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)       Price               200              4.40
                                                                               300              5.40      coverage.
    1        $1.44        12       $9.04        44        $22.80
                                                                               400              6.40
    2         2.28        16       10.76        48         24.52
                                                                               500              7.40         $5,000 max.         $52.40
    3         3.12        20       12.48        52         26.24
    4         3.96        24       14.20        56         27.96
    5         4.80        28       15.92        60         29.68        International Business Reply Service (382)
    6         5.64        32       17.64        64         31.40        Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.45; Cards $0.95
    7         6.48        36       19.36
    8         7.32        40       21.08                                International Postal Money Order (371)
                                                                        NOT Available

Size Limits                                                             International Reply Coupons (381)                       Fee: $2.10
Letters: See 241.212
Postcards: See 241.221                                                  Registered Mail (330)                                  Fee: $11.50
Large Envelopes (Flats): See 241.232                                    Maximum Indemnity: $45.62
Packages (Small Packets): See 241.242 and 241.243                       Available for First-Class Mail International,
                                                                        including postcards, and matter for
Postcards (241.22)                                            $0.98     the blind or other physically handicapped
                                                                        persons. Not applicable to M-bags.
Airmail M-bags (260) —
Direct Sack to One Addressee                        Price Group 4
                                                                        Restricted Delivery (350)                               Fee: $4.50
                                                                        Available for registered mail with a return receipt.
Weight not over 11 lbs.                                  $46.20         Endorsements:        A remettre en main propre.
Each additional pound or fraction of a pound               4.20
                    Weight Limit: 66 pounds
                                                                        Return Receipt (340)                                    Fee: $2.30
                                                                        Available for registered mail and insured
Matter for the Blind (270)                                              Priority Mail International parcels only.
Free when sent as First-Class Mail International, including the
   Priority Mail International Flat Rate Envelope and Small Flat
   Rate Box. Weight limit: 4 pounds.
Free when sent as Priority Mail International.
   Weight limit: 15 pounds.




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Individual Country Listings                                                                                              Denmark


                                                                                                                 Denmark
Country Conditions for Mailing
Prohibitions (130)                                                 Global Express Guaranteed (210)                    Price Group 5
Almanacs (except for single copies) that do not bear the            Weight               Weight               Weight
   University almanac stamp.                                        not over             not over             not over
Arms and weapons, including gun barrels, breeches, cross             (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)      Price
   bows, cutting weapons with blades of more than 12 cm               0.5      $44.95       24    $242.00        48      $400.00
   (approximately 4.7 in.), switch-blade knives, push daggers,          1       68.75       25      248.75       49       406.25
   thrusting and stabbing weapons, knuckledusters,                      2       77.50       26      255.50       50       412.50
   truncheons, clubs, and other similar articles.                       3       86.25       27      262.25       51       418.75
Dried or powdered milk, and food mixtures containing it.                4       95.00       28      269.00       52       425.00
Fine-cut tobacco in small packages to which cigarette papers            5      103.75       29      275.75       53       431.25
   are attached.                                                        6      112.50       30      282.50       54       437.50
Human remains.                                                          7      121.25       31      289.25       55       443.75
Lighters utilizing a catalyst for ignition.                             8      130.00       32      296.00       56       450.00
Live plants and animals.                                                9      138.75       33      302.75       57       456.25
Radioactive materials.                                                 10      147.50       34      309.50       58       462.50
                                                                       11      154.25       35      316.25       59       468.75
Restrictions                                                           12      161.00       36      323.00       60       475.00
Danish and foreign stocks, bonds, and coupons may not be               13      167.75       37      329.75       61       481.25
  imported unless the addressee possesses a permit issued              14      174.50       38      336.50       62       487.50
  by the National Bank of Denmark.                                     15      181.25       39      343.25       63       493.75
Medicines may be imported in amounts costing less than 100             16      188.00       40      350.00       64       500.00
  Danish kroner only by pharmacists, laboratories recognized           17      194.75       41      356.25       65       506.25
  by the State, or authorized dealers.                                 18      201.50       42      362.50       66       512.50
                                                                       19      208.25       43      368.75       67       518.75
                                                                       20      215.00       44      375.00       68       525.00
Observations                                                           21      221.75       45      381.25       69       531.25
1. A parcel may be addressed to a street address or to a post
                                                                       22      228.50       46      387.50       70       537.50
   office box. A local telephone number for the addressee
                                                                       23      235.25       47      393.75
   should be provided when the item is addressed to a street
                                                                                        Weight Limit: 70 lbs.
   address and must be provided when the item is addressed
   to a post office box.
2. For parcels, an invoice, in duplicate, is required for all      Insurance (212.5)
   commercial shipments regardless of value and all personal        Insured Amount                  Insured Amount
   shipments valued at $300 or more. The invoices must be               not over         Fee            not over           Fee
   affixed to the outside of the parcel or may be enclosed in PS         $100           No Fee     For document reconstruction
   Form 2976-E with the customs declaration.                              200           $1.00      insurance or non-document
                                                                          300            2.00      insurance coverage above $800,
                                                                                                   add $1.00 per $100 or fraction
Customs Forms Required (123)                                              400            3.00
                                                                                                   thereof, up to a maximum of
First-Class Mail International items and Priority Mail                    500            4.00      $2,499 per shipment.
   International Flat Rate Envelopes and Small Flat Rate Boxes:           600            5.00
   PS Form 2976 (see 123.61)                                              700            6.00
Priority Mail International parcels:                                      800            7.00         $2,499 max.        $24.00
   PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)
                                                                   Value Limit (212.1)
                                                                   The maximum value of a GXG shipment to this country is
                                                                     $2,499 or a lesser amount if limited by content or value.

                                                                   Size Limits (211.22)
                                                                   The surface area of the address side of the item to be mailed
                                                                     must be large enough to completely contain the Global
                                                                     Express Guaranteed Air Waybill/Shipping Invoice (shipping
                                                                     label), postage, endorsement, and any applicable markings.
                                                                     The shipping label is approximately 5.5 inches high and
                                                                     9.5 inches long.
                                                                   Maximum length: 46 inches
                                                                   Maximum width: 35 inches
                                                                   Maximum height: 46 inches
                                                                   Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches

                                                                   General Conditions for Mailing
                                                                   See Publication 141, Global Express Guaranteed Service
                                                                     Guide, for information about 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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Express Mail International (220)                    Price Group 5   Size Limits (221.42)
 Weight                 Weight               Weight                 Maximum length: 60 inches
 not over               not over             not over               Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches
  (lbs.)     Price       (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)      Price
   0.5      $28.95         24    $137.00        48      $245.00     Return Receipt Service (222.72): NOT Available
     1       33.50         25      141.50       49       249.50
     2       38.00         26      146.00       50       254.00     Notes:
     3       42.50         27      150.50       51       258.50     1. An invoice, in duplicate, is required for all commercial
     4       47.00         28      155.00       52       263.00        shipments regardless of value and for all personal shipments
     5       51.50         29      159.50       53       267.50        valued at $300 or more. The invoices must be either affixed
     6       56.00         30      164.00       54       272.00        to the outside of the parcel or enclosed in PS Form 2976-E
     7       60.50         31      168.50       55       276.50        with the customs declaration.
     8       65.00         32      173.00       56       281.00     2. Arms, weapons, and human remains are prohibited.
     9       69.50         33      177.50       57       285.50     3. Coins; banknotes; currency notes, including paper money;
    10       74.00         34      182.00       58       290.00        securities of any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks;
    11       78.50         35      186.50       59       294.50        platinum, gold, and silver; precious stones; jewelry; watches;
    12       83.00         36      191.00       60       299.00        and other valuable articles are prohibited in Express Mail
    13       87.50         37      195.50       61       303.50        International shipments to Denmark.
    14       92.00         38      200.00       62       308.00     4. An Express Mail International shipment may be addressed to
    15       96.50         39      204.50       63       312.50        a street address or to a post office box. A local telephone
    16      101.00         40      209.00       64       317.00        number for the addressee should be provided when the item
    17      105.50         41      213.50       65       321.50        is addressed to a street address and must be provided when
    18      110.00         42      218.00       66       326.00        the item is addressed to a post office box.
    19      114.50         43      222.50
    20      119.00         44      227.00                           Reciprocal Service Name: There is no reciprocal
    21      123.50         45      231.50                                                                service.
    22      128.00         46      236.00
    23      132.50         47      240.50                           Country Code: DK
                       Weight Limit: 66 lbs.
                                                                    Areas Served:
Express Mail International — Flat Rate                              All locations in Denmark
Flat Rate Envelope:       $28.95

Insurance (222.71)
Available for Express Mail International merchandise
shipments only
 Insured Amount
     not over            Fee
      $100              No Fee
       200              $0.75
       500               2.15
       650 max.          3.55

                           Required Customs
 Articles Admitted         Form/Endorsement
 Business papers.          No form required. Endorse item
                           clearly next to mailing label as
                           BUSINESS PAPERS.
 Merchandise               PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22
 samples without           (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration
 commercial value          (green label).
 and articles valued
 under U.S. $100.
 Merchandise and all       PS Form 2976-A, Customs
 articles subject to       Declaration and Dispatch Note
 customs duty.             CP 72, inside a PS Form 2976-E,
                           Customs Declaration Envelope
                           CP 91. An invoice, in duplicate, is
                           required for all commercial
                           shipments regardless of value and
                           all personal shipments valued at
                           $300 or more. The invoices must be
                           either affixed to the outside of the
                           parcel or enclosed in PS Form
                           2976-E with the customs
                           declaration.




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Individual Country Listings                                                                                                        Denmark

Priority Mail International (230)                          Price Group 5   First-Class Mail International (240)                    Price Group 5
 Weight                  Weight               Weight                       Letters
 not over                not over             not over
  (lbs.)       Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)           Price       Weight
     1        $28.00        23      $95.10       45           $162.20       not over
                                                                             (ozs.)     Price
     2         31.05        24       98.15       46            165.25
     3         34.10        25      101.20       47            168.30          1        $0.98      Note: A letter meeting one or more of
     4         37.15        26      104.25       48            171.35          2         1.82      the nonmachinable characteristics in
                                                                               3         2.66      241.217 is charged a nonmachinable
     5         40.20        27      107.30       49            174.40
                                                                              3.5        3.50      surcharge of $0.20.
     6         43.25        28      110.35       50            177.45
     7         46.30        29      113.40       51            180.50      Large Envelopes (Flats)
     8         49.35        30      116.45       52            183.55
     9         52.40        31      119.50       53            186.60       Weight                Weight                Weight
    10         55.45        32      122.55       54            189.65       not over              not over              not over
                                                                             (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)       Price
    11         58.50        33      125.60       55            192.70
                                                                               1        $1.24        12       $8.84        44        $22.60
    12         61.55        34      128.65       56            195.75
                                                                               2         2.08        16       10.56        48         24.32
    13         64.60        35      131.70       57            198.80
                                                                               3         2.92        20       12.28        52         26.04
    14         67.65        36      134.75       58            201.85
                                                                               4         3.76        24       14.00        56         27.76
    15         70.70        37      137.80       59            204.90
                                                                               5         4.60        28       15.72        60         29.48
    16         73.75        38      140.85       60            207.95
                                                                               6         5.44        32       17.44        64         31.20
    17         76.80        39      143.90       61            211.00
                                                                               7         6.28        36       19.16
    18         79.85        40      146.95       62            214.05
                                                                               8         7.12        40       20.88
    19         82.90        41      150.00       63            217.10
    20         85.95        42      153.05       64            220.15      Packages (Small Packets)
    21         89.00        43      156.10       65            223.20
    22         92.05        44      159.15       66            226.25       Weight                Weight                Weight
                                                                            not over              not over              not over
                        Weight Limit: 66 lbs.                                (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)       Price
Note: Ordinary Priority Mail International includes indemnity at no cost       1        $1.44        12       $9.04        44        $22.80
based on weight. (See 230.)
                                                                               2         2.28        16       10.76        48         24.52
                                                                               3         3.12        20       12.48        52         26.24
Priority Mail International — Flat Rate                                        4         3.96        24       14.20        56         27.96
Flat Rate Envelope or Small Flat Rate Box: $13.45                              5         4.80        28       15.92        60         29.68
May contain items that may be sent as First-Class Mail                         6         5.64        32       17.64        64         31.40
International. The maximum weight is 4 lbs.                                    7         6.48        36       19.36
Flat Rate Boxes: Medium – $43.45; Large – $55.95                               8         7.32        40       21.08
The maximum weight is 20 lbs. or the limit set by the individual
country, whichever is less.
                                                                           Size Limits
                                                                           Letters: See 241.212
Size Limits (231.22)                                                       Postcards: See 241.221
Maximum length: 60 inches                                                  Large Envelopes (Flats): See 241.232
Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches                              Packages (Small Packets): See 241.242 and 241.243

                                                                           Postcards (241.22)                                            $0.98

                                                                           Airmail M-bags (260) —
                                                                           Direct Sack to One Addressee                        Price Group 5
                                                                           Weight not over 11 lbs.                                  $35.75
                                                                           Each additional pound or fraction of a pound               3.25
                                                                                               Weight Limit: 66 pounds

                                                                           Matter for the Blind (270)
                                                                           Free when sent as First-Class Mail International, including the
                                                                              Priority Mail International Flat Rate Envelope and Small Flat
                                                                              Rate Box. Weight limit: 4 pounds.
                                                                           Free when sent as Priority Mail International.
                                                                              Weight limit: 15 pounds.




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Extra Services

Certificate of Mailing (313)
Individual Pieces                                             Fee
Individual article (PS Form 3817)                           $1.15
Firm mailing books (PS Form 3877), per article listed        0.42
   (minimum 3)
Duplicate copy of PS Form 3817 or PS Form 3877               1.15
   (per page)

Bulk Quantities                                              Fee
First 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)                    $6.50
Each additional 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)           0.75
Duplicate copy of PS Form 3606                               1.15

COD and Certified                       NOT for International Mail

Insurance (323)
Available for Priority Mail International merchandise parcels
only (see 323.72 for markings)
 Insured Amount
     not over           Fee
       $50             $2.50
       100              3.40
       200              4.40
       300              5.40
       400              6.40
       500              7.40
       600              8.40
       650 max.         9.40

International Business Reply Service (382)
Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.45; Cards $0.95

International Postal Money Order (371)
NOT Available

International Reply Coupons (381)                      Fee: $2.10

Registered Mail (330)                                  Fee: $11.50
Maximum Indemnity: $45.62
Available for First-Class Mail International,
including postcards, and matter for
the blind or other physically handicapped
persons. Not applicable to M-bags.

Restricted Delivery (350)                              Fee: $4.50
Available for registered mail with a return receipt.
Endorsements:        A remettre en main propre.

Return Receipt (340)                                   Fee: $2.30
Available for registered mail and insured
Priority Mail International parcels only.




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Individual Country Listings                                                                                              Djibouti


                                                                                                                     Djibouti
Country Conditions for Mailing
Prohibitions (130)                                               Global Express Guaranteed (210)                      Price Group 4
Perishable infectious biological substances.                         Weight               Weight               Weight
Radioactive materials.                                               not over             not over             not over
                                                                      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)     Price
                                                                       0.5      $93.95       24    $479.50        48    $795.50
Restrictions                                                             1      110.00       25      494.00       49      806.00
Paper money and other instruments of payment; letters of
                                                                         2      128.50       26      508.50       50      816.50
  credit; securities; or deeds must be accompanied by a
                                                                         3      147.00       27      523.00       51      827.00
  permit issued by the French exchange-control authorities, or
                                                                         4      165.50       28      537.50       52      837.50
  imported by a bank.
                                                                         5      184.00       29      552.00       53      848.00
                                                                         6      202.50       30      566.50       54      858.50
Observations                                                             7      221.00       31      581.00       55      869.00
None                                                                     8      239.50       32      595.50       56      879.50
                                                                         9      258.00       33      610.00       57      890.00
                                                                        10      276.50       34      624.50       58      900.50
                                                                        11      291.00       35      639.00       59      911.00
                                                                        12      305.50       36      653.50       60      921.50
                                                                        13      320.00       37      668.00       61      932.00
                                                                        14      334.50       38      682.50       62      942.50
                                                                        15      349.00       39      697.00       63      953.00
                                                                        16      363.50       40      711.50       64      963.50
                                                                        17      378.00       41      722.00       65      974.00
                                                                        18      392.50       42      732.50       66      984.50
                                                                        19      407.00       43      743.00       67      995.00
                                                                        20      421.50       44      753.50       68    1,005.50
                                                                        21      436.00       45      764.00       69    1,016.00
                                                                        22      450.50       46      774.50       70    1,026.50
                                                                        23      465.00       47      785.00
                                                                                         Weight Limit: 70 lbs.

                                                                 Insurance (212.5)
                                                                     Insured Amount                 Insured Amount
                                                                         not over         Fee           not over          Fee
                                                                          $100           No Fee    For document reconstruction
                                                                           200           $1.00     insurance or non-document
                                                                           300            2.00     insurance coverage above $800,
                                                                           400            3.00     add $1.00 per $100 or fraction
                                                                                                   thereof, up to a maximum of
                                                                           500            4.00     $2,499 per shipment.
                                                                           600            5.00
                                                                           700            6.00
                                                                           800            7.00        $2,499 max.       $24.00

                                                                 Value Limit (212.1)
                                                                 The maximum value of a GXG shipment to this country is
                                                                   $2,499 or a lesser amount if limited by content or value.
                                                                 v




                                                                 Size Limits (211.22)
                                                                 The surface area of the address side of the item to be mailed
                                                                   must be large enough to completely contain the Global
                                                                   Express Guaranteed Air Waybill/Shipping Invoice (shipping
                                                                   label), postage, endorsement, and any applicable markings.
                                                                   The shipping label is approximately 5.5 inches high and
                                                                   9.5 inches long.
                                                                 Maximum length: 46 inches
                                                                 Maximum width: 35 inches
                                                                 Maximum height: 46 inches
                                                                 Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches

                                                                 General Conditions for Mailing
                                                                 See Publication 141, Global Express Guaranteed Service
                                                                   Guide, for information about 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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Djibouti                                                                                                    International Mail Manual

Express Mail International (220)                      Price Group 7    Reciprocal Service Name: E.M.S. Djib Express
 Weight                Weight               Weight
 not over              not over             not over                   Country Code: DJ
  (lbs.)     Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)         Price
   0.5      $28.95        15    $109.50        30         $195.75      Areas Served: All
     1       35.50        16      115.25       31          201.50
     2       40.25        17      121.00       32          207.25      Priority Mail International (230)                         Price Group 7
     3       45.00        18      126.75       33          213.00       Weight                  Weight               Weight
     4       49.75        19      132.50       34          218.75       not over                not over             not over
     5       54.50        20      138.25       35          224.50        (lbs.)       Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)           Price
     6       59.75        21      144.00       36          230.25           1        $25.50        16      $97.65       31           $173.40
     7       65.00        22      149.75       37          236.00           2         30.15        17      102.70       32            178.45
     8       70.25        23      155.50       38          241.75           3         34.80        18      107.75       33            183.50
     9       75.50        24      161.25       39          247.50           4         39.45        19      112.80       34            188.55
    10       80.75        25      167.00       40          253.25           5         44.10        20      117.85       35            193.60
    11       86.50        26      172.75       41          259.00           6         48.75        21      122.90       36            198.65
    12       92.25        27      178.50       42          264.75           7         53.40        22      127.95       37            203.70
    13       98.00        28      184.25       43          270.50           8         58.05        23      133.00       38            208.75
    14      103.75        29      190.00       44          276.25           9         62.70        24      138.05       39            213.80
                      Weight Limit: 44 lbs.                                10         67.35        25      143.10       40            218.85
                                                                           11         72.40        26      148.15       41            223.90
Express Mail International — Flat Rate                                     12         77.45        27      153.20       42            228.95
Flat Rate Envelope:      $28.95                                            13         82.50        28      158.25       43            234.00
                                                                           14         87.55        29      163.30       44            239.05
Insurance (222.71)                                                         15         92.60        30      168.35
Available for Express Mail International merchandise                                           Weight Limit: 44 lbs.
shipments only                                                         Note: Ordinary Priority Mail International includes indemnity at no cost
 Insured Amount                   Insured Amount                       based on weight. (See 230.)
     not over           Fee           not over             Fee
      $100             No Fee     For insurance coverage above         Priority Mail International — Flat Rate
        200            $0.75      $2,000, add $1.40 for each $500 or   Flat Rate Envelope or Small Flat Rate Box: $13.45
        500             2.15      fraction thereof, up to a maximum
                                  of $5,000 per shipment.              May contain items that may be sent as First-Class Mail
      1,000             3.55                                           International. The maximum weight is 4 lbs.
      1,500             4.95
                                                                       Flat Rate Boxes: Medium – $43.45; Large – $55.95
      2,000             6.35         $5,000 max.         $14.75
                                                                       The maximum weight is 20 lbs. or the limit set by the individual
                          Required Customs                             country, whichever is less.
 Articles Admitted        Form/Endorsement
 Correspondence,          No forms required. Endorse item              Size Limits (231.22)
 business papers,         clearly next to mailing label as             Maximum length: 42 inches
 and computer data.       BUSINESS PAPERS.                             Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches

 Merchandise              PS Form 2976-A, Customs
 samples without          Declaration and Dispatch Note
 commercial value.        CP 72, inside a PS Form 2976-E,
                          Customs Declaration Envelope
                          CP 91.
 Merchandise and all      PS Form 2976-A, Customs
 articles subject to      Declaration and Dispatch Note
 customs duty.            CP 72, inside a PS Form 2976-E,
                          Customs Declaration Envelope
                          CP 91.

Size Limits (221.42)
Maximum length: 36 inches
Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches

Return Receipt Service (222.72): NOT Available
Note:
Coins; banknotes; currency notes, including paper money;
  securities of any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks;
  platinum, gold, and silver; precious stones; jewelry; watches;
  and other valuable articles are prohibited in Express Mail
  International shipments to Djibouti.




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Individual Country Listings                                                                                                     Djibouti

First-Class Mail International (240)                  Price Group 7   Extra Services
Letters
                                                                      Certificate of Mailing (313)
 Weight
 not over                                                             Individual Pieces                                              Fee
  (ozs.)    Price                                                     Individual article (PS Form 3817)                             $1.15
    1       $0.98      Note: A letter meeting one or more of          Firm mailing books (PS Form 3877), per article listed          0.42
    2        1.76      the nonmachinable characteristics in              (minimum 3)
    3        2.54      241.217 is charged a nonmachinable             Duplicate copy of PS Form 3817 or PS Form 3877                    1.15
   3.5       3.32      surcharge of $0.20.                               (per page)
Large Envelopes (Flats)                                               Bulk Quantities                                                Fee
 Weight               Weight               Weight                     First 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)                      $6.50
 not over             not over             not over                   Each additional 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)             0.75
  (ozs.)    Price      (ozs.)     Price     (ozs.)       Price
                                                                      Duplicate copy of PS Form 3606                                 1.15
    1       $1.24        12       $8.44       44        $21.80
    2        2.03        16       10.11       48         23.47
    3        2.82        20       11.78       52         25.14        COD and Certified                       NOT for International Mail
    4        3.61        24       13.45       56         26.81
    5        4.40        28       15.12       60         28.48        Insurance (323)
    6        5.19        32       16.79       64         30.15        Available for Priority Mail International merchandise parcels
    7        5.98        36       18.46                               only (see 323.72 for markings)
    8        6.77        40       20.13
                                                                       Insured Amount                    Insured Amount
Packages (Small Packets)                                                   not over           Fee            not over            Fee
                                                                             $50             $2.50
 Weight               Weight               Weight                            100              3.40      Add $1.00 for each additional
 not over             not over             not over                                                     $100 or fraction of insurance
  (ozs.)    Price      (ozs.)     Price     (ozs.)       Price               200              4.40
                                                                             300              5.40      coverage.
    1       $1.44        12       $8.64       44        $22.00
                                                                             400              6.40
    2        2.23        16       10.31       48         23.67
                                                                             500              7.40          $880 max.          $11.40
    3        3.02        20       11.98       52         25.34
    4        3.81        24       13.65       56         27.01
    5        4.60        28       15.32       60         28.68        International Business Reply Service (382)
    6        5.39        32       16.99       64         30.35        Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.45; Cards $0.95
    7        6.18        36       18.66
    8        6.97        40       20.33                               International Postal Money Order (371)
                                                                      NOT Available

Size Limits                                                           International Reply Coupons (381)                       Fee: $2.10
Letters: See 241.212
Postcards: See 241.221                                                Registered Mail (330)                                  Fee: $11.50
Large Envelopes (Flats): See 241.232                                  Maximum Indemnity: $45.62
Packages (Small Packets): See 241.242 and 241.243                     Available for First-Class Mail International,
                                                                      including postcards, and matter for
Postcards (241.22)                                          $0.98     the blind or other physically handicapped
                                                                      persons. Not applicable to M-bags.
Airmail M-bags (260) —
Direct Sack to One Addressee                      Price Group 7
                                                                      Restricted Delivery (350)                            NOT Available
Weight not over 11 lbs.                                $46.75         Return Receipt (340)                                    Fee: $2.30
Each additional pound or fraction of a pound             4.25
                                                                      Available for registered mail and insured
                    Weight Limit: 66 pounds
                                                                      Priority Mail International parcels only.
Matter for the Blind (270)                       NOT Available




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Dominica                                                                                          International Mail Manual


                                                                                                                Dominica
Country Conditions for Mailing
Prohibitions (130)                                                Global Express Guaranteed (210)                    Price Group 7
Coins.                                                             Weight               Weight               Weight
Perishable infectious biological substances.                       not over             not over             not over
Radioactive materials.                                              (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)      Price
                                                                     0.5      $43.95       24    $217.75        48      $363.75
Restrictions                                                           1       56.00       25      224.00       49       369.50
No list furnished.                                                     2       64.25       26      230.25       50       375.25
                                                                       3       72.50       27      236.50       51       381.00
                                                                       4       80.75       28      242.75       52       386.75
Observations                                                           5       89.00       29      249.00       53       392.50
None
                                                                       6       97.25       30      255.25       54       398.25
                                                                       7      105.50       31      261.50       55       404.00
Customs Forms Required (123)                                           8      113.75       32      267.75       56       409.75
First-Class Mail International items and Priority Mail                 9      122.00       33      274.00       57       415.50
   International Flat Rate Envelopes and Small Flat Rate Boxes:       10      130.25       34      280.25       58       421.25
   PS Form 2976 (see 123.61)                                          11      136.50       35      286.50       59       427.00
Priority Mail International parcels:                                  12      142.75       36      292.75       60       432.75
   PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)                            13      149.00       37      299.00       61       438.50
                                                                      14      155.25       38      305.25       62       444.25
                                                                      15      161.50       39      311.50       63       450.00
                                                                      16      167.75       40      317.75       64       455.75
                                                                      17      174.00       41      323.50       65       461.50
                                                                      18      180.25       42      329.25       66       467.25
                                                                      19      186.50       43      335.00       67       473.00
                                                                      20      192.75       44      340.75       68       478.75
                                                                      21      199.00       45      346.50       69       484.50
                                                                      22      205.25       46      352.25       70       490.25
                                                                      23      211.50       47      358.00
                                                                                       Weight Limit: 70 lbs.

                                                                  Insurance (212.5)
                                                                   Insured Amount                  Insured Amount
                                                                       not over         Fee            not over           Fee
                                                                        $100           No Fee     For document reconstruction
                                                                         200           $1.00      insurance or non-document
                                                                         300            2.00      insurance coverage above $800,
                                                                         400            3.00      add $1.00 per $100 or fraction
                                                                                                  thereof, up to a maximum of
                                                                         500            4.00      $2,499 per shipment.
                                                                         600            5.00
                                                                         700            6.00
                                                                         800            7.00         $2,499 max.        $24.00

                                                                  Value Limit (212.1)
                                                                  The maximum value of a GXG shipment to this country is
                                                                    $2,499 or a lesser amount if limited by content or value.

                                                                  Size Limits (211.22)
                                                                  The surface area of the address side of the item to be mailed
                                                                    must be large enough to completely contain the Global
                                                                    Express Guaranteed Air Waybill/Shipping Invoice (shipping
                                                                    label), postage, endorsement, and any applicable markings.
                                                                    The shipping label is approximately 5.5 inches high and
                                                                    9.5 inches long.
                                                                  Maximum length: 46 inches
                                                                  Maximum width: 35 inches
                                                                  Maximum height: 46 inches
                                                                  Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches

                                                                  General Conditions for Mailing
                                                                  See Publication 141, Global Express Guaranteed Service
                                                                    Guide, for information about 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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Individual Country Listings                                                                                                        Dominica

Express Mail International (220)                      Price Group 9    Notes:
                                                                       1. Items are delivered Monday through Saturday. There is no
 Weight                Weight               Weight
 not over              not over             not over                      delivery on Sunday or on national holidays.
  (lbs.)     Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)         Price      2. All items that are admissible in international mail service to
   0.5      $28.95        15    $104.50        30         $183.25         Dominica, including correspondence, business papers,
     1       34.00        16      109.75       31          188.50         printed matter items, and merchandise, may also be
     2       38.50        17      115.00       32          193.75         enclosed in Express Mail International shipments. See
     3       43.00        18      120.25       33          199.00         Prohibitions and Restrictions under the Country Conditions
     4       47.50        19      125.50       34          204.25         for Mailing.
     5       52.00        20      130.75       35          209.50      3. Coins; banknotes; currency notes, including paper money;
     6       57.25        21      136.00       36          214.75         securities of any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks;
     7       62.50        22      141.25       37          220.00         platinum, gold, and silver; precious stones; jewelry; watches;
     8       67.75        23      146.50       38          225.25         and other valuable articles are prohibited in Express Mail
     9       73.00        24      151.75       39          230.50         International shipments that are mailed to Dominica.
    10       78.25        25      157.00       40          235.75
    11       83.50        26      162.25       41          241.00      Reciprocal Service Name: International Express Mail
    12       88.75        27      167.50       42          246.25
    13       94.00        28      172.75       43          251.50      Country Code: DM
    14       99.25        29      178.00       44          256.75
                      Weight Limit: 44 lbs.                            Areas Served: All
Express Mail International — Flat Rate                                 Priority Mail International (230)                         Price Group 9
Flat Rate Envelope:      $28.95                                         Weight                  Weight               Weight
                                                                        not over                not over             not over
Insurance (222.71)                                                       (lbs.)       Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)           Price
Available for Express Mail International merchandise                        1        $24.50        16      $75.75       31           $132.00
shipments only                                                              2         28.25        17       79.50       32            135.75
 Insured Amount                   Insured Amount                            3         32.00        18       83.25       33            139.50
     not over           Fee           not over             Fee              4         35.75        19       87.00       34            143.25
      $100             No Fee     For insurance coverage above              5         39.50        20       90.75       35            147.00
        200            $0.75      $2,000, add $1.40 for each $500 or        6         42.25        21       94.50       36            150.75
        500             2.15      fraction thereof, up to a maximum         7         45.00        22       98.25       37            154.50
      1,000             3.55      of $5,000 per shipment.                   8         47.75        23      102.00       38            158.25
      1,500             4.95                                                9         50.50        24      105.75       39            162.00
      2,000             6.35         $5,000 max.         $14.75            10         53.25        25      109.50       40            165.75
                                                                           11         57.00        26      113.25       41            169.50
                          Required Customs                                 12         60.75        27      117.00       42            173.25
 Articles Admitted        Form/Endorsement                                 13         64.50        28      120.75       43            177.00
                                                                           14         68.25        29      124.50       44            180.75
 Business                 No form required. Next to mailing                15         72.00        30      128.25
 correspondence,          label, endorse item as BUSINESS                                      Weight Limit: 44 lbs.
 commercial papers,       PAPERS.
                                                                       Note: Ordinary Priority Mail International includes indemnity at no cost
 and documents.                                                        based on weight. (See 230.)
 Merchandise              PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22
 samples without          (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration           Priority Mail International — Flat Rate
 commercial value.        (green label).                               Flat Rate Envelope or Small Flat Rate Box: $13.45
 Merchandise and all      PS Form 2976-A, Customs                      May contain items that may be sent as First-Class Mail
 articles subject to      Declaration and Dispatch Note                International. The maximum weight is 4 lbs.
 customs duty.            CP 72, inside a PS Form 2976-E,              Flat Rate Boxes: Medium – $43.45; Large – $55.95
                          Customs Declaration Envelope
                                                                       The maximum weight is 20 lbs. or the limit set by the individual
                          CP 91. An invoice must also be
                          attached to the outside of all               country, whichever is less.
                          commercial shipments.
                                                                       Size Limits (231.22)
                                                                       Maximum length: 42 inches
Size Limits (221.42)                                                   Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
Maximum length: 36 inches
Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches

Return Receipt Service (222.72): NOT Available




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Dominica                                                                                                  International Mail Manual

First-Class Mail International (240)                    Price Group 9   Extra Services
Letters
                                                                        Certificate of Mailing (313)
 Weight
 not over                                                               Individual Pieces                                            Fee
  (ozs.)     Price                                                      Individual article (PS Form 3817)                           $1.15
    1        $0.98      Note: A letter meeting one or more of           Firm mailing books (PS Form 3877), per article listed        0.42
    2         1.76      the nonmachinable characteristics in               (minimum 3)
    3         2.54      241.217 is charged a nonmachinable              Duplicate copy of PS Form 3817 or PS Form 3877               1.15
   3.5        3.32      surcharge of $0.20.                                (per page)
Large Envelopes (Flats)                                                 Bulk Quantities                                              Fee
 Weight                Weight                Weight                     First 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)                    $6.50
 not over              not over              not over                   Each additional 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)           0.75
  (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)       Price
                                                                        Duplicate copy of PS Form 3606                               1.15
    1        $1.24        12       $8.44        44        $21.80
    2         2.03        16       10.11        48         23.47
    3         2.82        20       11.78        52         25.14        COD and Certified                       NOT for International Mail
    4         3.61        24       13.45        56         26.81
    5         4.40        28       15.12        60         28.48        Insurance (323)                                      NOT Available
    6         5.19        32       16.79        64         30.15
    7         5.98        36       18.46                                International Business Reply Service (382)
    8         6.77        40       20.13                                Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.45; Cards $0.95
Packages (Small Packets)
                                                                        International Postal Money Order (371)
 Weight                Weight                Weight                     Use MO Form MP1
 not over              not over              not over                   Maximum Amount Available: $700                         Fee: $3.85
  (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)       Price
    1        $1.44        12       $8.64        44        $22.00
    2         2.23        16       10.31        48         23.67
                                                                        International Reply Coupons (381)                      Fee: $2.10
    3         3.02        20       11.98        52         25.34
    4         3.81        24       13.65        56         27.01        Registered Mail (330)                                  Fee: $11.50
    5         4.60        28       15.32        60         28.68        Maximum Indemnity: $45.62
    6         5.39        32       16.99        64         30.35        Available for First-Class Mail International,
    7         6.18        36       18.66                                including postcards, and matter for
    8         6.97        40       20.33                                the blind or other physically handicapped
                                                                        persons. Not applicable to M-bags.

Size Limits                                                             Restricted Delivery (350)                            NOT Available
Letters: See 241.212
Postcards: See 241.221                                                  Return Receipt (340)                                   Fee: $2.30
Large Envelopes (Flats): See 241.232                                    Available for registered mail only.
Packages (Small Packets): See 241.242 and 241.243

Postcards (241.22)                                            $0.98

Airmail M-bags (260) —
Direct Sack to One Addressee                        Price Group 9
Weight not over 11 lbs.                                  $44.00
Each additional pound or fraction of a pound               4.00
                    Weight Limit: 66 pounds

Matter for the Blind (270)
Free when sent as First-Class Mail International, including the
   Priority Mail International Flat Rate Envelope and Small Flat
   Rate Box. Weight limit: 4 pounds.
Free when sent as Priority Mail International.
   Weight limit: 15 pounds.




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Individual Country Listings                                                                              Dominican Republic


                                                                                            Dominican Republic
Country Conditions for Mailing
Prohibitions (130)                                                Global Express Guaranteed (210)                    Price Group 7
Books addressed to bookshops in care of banking institutions.      Weight               Weight               Weight
Coins; banknotes; currency notes; manufactured and                 not over             not over             not over
  unmanufactured platinum, gold, silver; precious stones;           (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)      Price
  jewels; expensive jewelry; and other valuable articles.            0.5      $43.95       24    $217.75        48      $363.75
Poniards, daggers, stilettos, sticks, or fans with concealed           1       56.00       25      224.00       49       369.50
  blades or firearms.                                                  2       64.25       26      230.25       50       375.25
Roulette games and other gambling devices.                             3       72.50       27      236.50       51       381.00
                                                                       4       80.75       28      242.75       52       386.75
Restrictions                                                           5       89.00       29      249.00       53       392.50
No list furnished.                                                     6       97.25       30      255.25       54       398.25
                                                                       7      105.50       31      261.50       55       404.00
                                                                       8      113.75       32      267.75       56       409.75
Observations                                                           9      122.00       33      274.00       57       415.50
None
                                                                      10      130.25       34      280.25       58       421.25
                                                                      11      136.50       35      286.50       59       427.00
Customs Forms Required (123)                                          12      142.75       36      292.75       60       432.75
First-Class Mail International items and Priority Mail                13      149.00       37      299.00       61       438.50
   International Flat Rate Envelopes and Small Flat Rate Boxes:       14      155.25       38      305.25       62       444.25
   PS Form 2976 (see 123.61)                                          15      161.50       39      311.50       63       450.00
Priority Mail International parcels:                                  16      167.75       40      317.75       64       455.75
   PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)                            17      174.00       41      323.50       65       461.50
                                                                      18      180.25       42      329.25       66       467.25
                                                                      19      186.50       43      335.00       67       473.00
                                                                      20      192.75       44      340.75       68       478.75
                                                                      21      199.00       45      346.50       69       484.50
                                                                      22      205.25       46      352.25       70       490.25
                                                                      23      211.50       47      358.00
                                                                                       Weight Limit: 70 lbs.

                                                                  Insurance (212.5)
                                                                   Insured Amount                  Insured Amount
                                                                       not over         Fee            not over           Fee
                                                                        $100           No Fee     For document reconstruction
                                                                         200           $1.00      insurance or non-document
                                                                         300            2.00      insurance coverage above $800,
                                                                         400            3.00      add $1.00 per $100 or fraction
                                                                                                  thereof, up to a maximum of
                                                                         500            4.00      $2,499 per shipment.
                                                                         600            5.00
                                                                         700            6.00
                                                                         800            7.00         $2,499 max.        $24.00

                                                                  Value Limit (212.1)
                                                                  The maximum value of a GXG shipment to this country is
                                                                    $2,499 or a lesser amount if limited by content or value.

                                                                  Size Limits (211.22)
                                                                  The surface area of the address side of the item to be mailed
                                                                    must be large enough to completely contain the Global
                                                                    Express Guaranteed Air Waybill/Shipping Invoice (shipping
                                                                    label), postage, endorsement, and any applicable markings.
                                                                    The shipping label is approximately 5.5 inches high and
                                                                    9.5 inches long.
                                                                  Maximum length: 46 inches
                                                                  Maximum width: 35 inches
                                                                  Maximum height: 46 inches
                                                                  Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches

                                                                  General Conditions for Mailing
                                                                  See Publication 141, Global Express Guaranteed Service
                                                                    Guide, for information about 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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Dominican Republic                                                                                          International Mail Manual

Express Mail International (220)                      Price Group 9    Note:
                                                                       Coins; banknotes; currency notes, including paper money;
 Weight                Weight               Weight
 not over              not over             not over                     securities of any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks;
  (lbs.)     Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)         Price        platinum, gold, and silver; precious stones; jewelry; watches;
   0.5      $28.95        24    $151.75        48         $277.75        and other valuable articles are prohibited in Express Mail
     1       34.00        25      157.00       49          283.00        International shipments to the Dominican Republic.
     2       38.50        26      162.25       50          288.25
     3       43.00        27      167.50       51          293.50      Reciprocal Service Name: EMS
     4       47.50        28      172.75       52          298.75
     5       52.00        29      178.00       53          304.00      Country Code: DO
     6       57.25        30      183.25       54          309.25
     7       62.50        31      188.50       55          314.50      Areas Served: All
     8       67.75        32      193.75       56          319.75
     9       73.00        33      199.00       57          325.00      Priority Mail International (230)                         Price Group 9
    10       78.25        34      204.25       58          330.25
                                                                        Weight                  Weight               Weight
    11       83.50        35      209.50       59          335.50       not over                not over             not over
    12       88.75        36      214.75       60          340.75        (lbs.)       Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)           Price
    13       94.00        37      220.00       61          346.00           1        $24.50        16      $75.75       31           $132.00
    14       99.25        38      225.25       62          351.25           2         28.25        17       79.50       32            135.75
    15      104.50        39      230.50       63          356.50           3         32.00        18       83.25       33            139.50
    16      109.75        40      235.75       64          361.75           4         35.75        19       87.00       34            143.25
    17      115.00        41      241.00       65          367.00           5         39.50        20       90.75       35            147.00
    18      120.25        42      246.25       66          372.25           6         42.25        21       94.50       36            150.75
    19      125.50        43      251.50                                    7         45.00        22       98.25       37            154.50
    20      130.75        44      256.75                                    8         47.75        23      102.00       38            158.25
    21      136.00        45      262.00                                    9         50.50        24      105.75       39            162.00
    22      141.25        46      267.25                                   10         53.25        25      109.50       40            165.75
    23      146.50        47      272.50                                   11         57.00        26      113.25       41            169.50
                      Weight Limit: 66 lbs.                                12         60.75        27      117.00       42            173.25
                                                                           13         64.50        28      120.75       43            177.00
Express Mail International — Flat Rate                                     14         68.25        29      124.50       44            180.75
Flat Rate Envelope:      $28.95                                            15         72.00        30      128.25
                                                                                               Weight Limit: 44 lbs.
Insurance (222.71)                                                     Note: Ordinary Priority Mail International includes indemnity at no cost
Available for Express Mail International merchandise                   based on weight. (See 230.)
shipments only
 Insured Amount                   Insured Amount                       Priority Mail International — Flat Rate
     not over           Fee           not over             Fee         Flat Rate Envelope or Small Flat Rate Box: $13.45
      $100             No Fee     For insurance coverage above
                                  $2,000, add $1.40 for each $500 or   May contain items that may be sent as First-Class Mail
        200            $0.75
        500             2.15      fraction thereof, up to a maximum    International. The maximum weight is 4 lbs.
      1,000             3.55      of $5,000 per shipment.              Flat Rate Boxes: Medium – $43.45; Large – $55.95
      1,500             4.95                                           The maximum weight is 20 lbs. or the limit set by the individual
      2,000             6.35         $5,000 max.         $14.75        country, whichever is less.

                          Required Customs                             Size Limits (231.22)
 Articles Admitted        Form/Endorsement                             Maximum length: 42 inches
 Correspondence           PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22                Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
 and business             (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration
 papers.                  (green label). Endorse item clearly
                          next to mailing label as BUSINESS
                          PAPERS.
 Merchandise              PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22
 samples without          (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration
 commercial value         (green label).
 and not subject to
 customs duty.
 Merchandise and all      PS Form 2976-A, Customs
 articles subject to      Declaration and Dispatch Note
 customs duty.            CP 72, inside a PS Form 2976-E,
                          Customs Declaration Envelope
                          CP 91.

Size Limits (221.42)
Maximum length: 36 inches
Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches

Return Receipt Service (222.72): NOT Available


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Individual Country Listings                                                                                     Dominican Republic

First-Class Mail International (240)                    Price Group 9   Extra Services
Letters
                                                                        Certificate of Mailing (313)
 Weight
 not over                                                               Individual Pieces                                              Fee
  (ozs.)     Price                                                      Individual article (PS Form 3817)                             $1.15
    1        $0.98      Note: A letter meeting one or more of           Firm mailing books (PS Form 3877), per article listed          0.42
    2         1.76      the nonmachinable characteristics in               (minimum 3)
    3         2.54      241.217 is charged a nonmachinable              Duplicate copy of PS Form 3817 or PS Form 3877                 1.15
   3.5        3.32      surcharge of $0.20.                                (per page)
Large Envelopes (Flats)                                                 Bulk Quantities                                                Fee
 Weight                Weight                Weight                     First 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)                      $6.50
 not over              not over              not over                   Each additional 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)             0.75
  (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)       Price
                                                                        Duplicate copy of PS Form 3606                                 1.15
    1        $1.24        12       $8.44        44        $21.80
    2         2.03        16       10.11        48         23.47
    3         2.82        20       11.78        52         25.14        COD and Certified                       NOT for International Mail
    4         3.61        24       13.45        56         26.81
    5         4.40        28       15.12        60         28.48        Insurance (323)                                        NOT Available
    6         5.19        32       16.79        64         30.15
    7         5.98        36       18.46                                International Business Reply Service (382)
    8         6.77        40       20.13                                Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.45; Cards $0.95
Packages (Small Packets)
                                                                        International Postal Money Order (371)
 Weight                Weight                Weight                     Use MO Form MP1
 not over              not over              not over                   Maximum Amount Available: $700                           Fee: $3.85
  (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)       Price
    1        $1.44        12       $8.64        44        $22.00
    2         2.23        16       10.31        48         23.67
                                                                        International Reply Coupons (381)                        Fee: $2.10
    3         3.02        20       11.98        52         25.34
    4         3.81        24       13.65        56         27.01        Registered Mail (330)                                    Fee: $11.50
    5         4.60        28       15.32        60         28.68        Maximum Indemnity: $45.62
    6         5.39        32       16.99        64         30.35        Available for First-Class Mail International,
    7         6.18        36       18.66                                including postcards, and matter for
    8         6.97        40       20.33                                the blind or other physically handicapped
                                                                        persons. Not applicable to M-bags.

Size Limits                                                             Restricted Delivery (350)                                Fee: $4.50
Letters: See 241.212                                                    Available for registered mail with a return receipt.
Postcards: See 241.221                                                  Endorsements:        A remettre en main propre.
Large Envelopes (Flats): See 241.232
Packages (Small Packets): See 241.242 and 241.243                       Return Receipt (340)                                     Fee: $2.30
                                                                        Available for registered mail only.
Postcards (241.22)                                            $0.98

Airmail M-bags (260) —
Direct Sack to One Addressee                        Price Group 9
Weight not over 11 lbs.                                  $44.00
Each additional pound or fraction of a pound               4.00
                    Weight Limit: 66 pounds

Matter for the Blind (270)
Free when sent as First-Class Mail International, including the
   Priority Mail International Flat Rate Envelope and Small Flat
   Rate Box. Weight limit: 4 pounds.
Free when sent as Priority Mail International.
   Weight limit: 15 pounds.




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Ecuador                                                                                             International Mail Manual


                                                                                                                     Ecuador
Country Conditions for Mailing
Prohibitions (130)                                                  Global Express Guaranteed (210)                    Price Group 8
All maps showing the territory of Ecuador with incorrect             Weight               Weight               Weight
    boundaries.                                                      not over             not over             not over
Bits and mouthpieces made of copper or any alloy containing           (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)      Price
    copper.                                                            0.5      $63.95       24    $420.50        48      $696.50
Coins, banknotes, currency notes.                                        1       79.00       25      433.00       49       706.00
Feeding bottles with rubber or glass tube.                               2       97.50       26      445.50       50       715.50
Leaf or manufactured tobacco and cigarette paper except with             3      116.00       27      458.00       51       725.00
    the authorization of the Government.                                 4      134.50       28      470.50       52       734.50
Leather shoes in general; cloth and rubber shoes.                        5      153.00       29      483.00       53       744.00
Perishable infectious biological substances.                             6      171.50       30      495.50       54       753.50
Perishable noninfectious biological substances.                          7      190.00       31      508.00       55       763.00
Pharmaceutical products and compound medicines whose                     8      208.50       32      520.50       56       772.50
    formula is not known.                                                9      227.00       33      533.00       57       782.00
Preparations for erasing ink and handwriting.                           10      245.50       34      545.50       58       791.50
Roulette games, gambling paraphernalia, labels, imprints.               11      258.00       35      558.00       59       801.00
So-called “Panama” and “Mocora” hats and the straw used for             12      270.50       36      570.50       60       810.50
    making them.                                                        13      283.00       37      583.00       61       820.00
Uncanceled postage stamps in ordinary mail.                             14      295.50       38      595.50       62       829.50
Unrefined salt.                                                         15      308.00       39      608.00       63       839.00
Weapons, sticks, fans, and other objects containing hidden              16      320.50       40      620.50       64       848.50
    razors, daggers, or firearms.                                       17      333.00       41      630.00       65       858.00
                                                                        18      345.50       42      639.50       66       867.50
Restrictions                                                            19      358.00       43      649.00       67       877.00
Any item containing vegetable components in any form                    20      370.50       44      658.50       68       886.50
  whatsoever must be accompanied by a health certificate as             21      383.00       45      668.00       69       896.00
  prescribed by the internal legislation of Ecuador.                    22      395.50       46      677.50       70       905.50
Securities payable to bearer; manufactured and                          23      408.00       47      687.00
  unmanufactured platinum, gold, and silver; precious stones;                            Weight Limit: 70 lbs.
  jewels; jewelry; or other valuable articles may only be sent in
  Registered Mail.                                                  Insurance (212.5)
                                                                     Insured Amount                  Insured Amount
Observations                                                             not over         Fee            not over           Fee
Articles valued over 2,000 dollars require 5 copies of the                $100           No Fee     For document reconstruction
   Consular invoice, 3 copies must be countersigned and                    200           $1.00      insurance or non-document
   stamped by the Consul; for the other two copies only the                300            2.00      insurance coverage above $800,
   consulate’s official stamp is required. All copies must bear            400            3.00      add $1.00 per $100 or fraction
                                                                                                    thereof, up to a maximum of
   the date of certification and the serial number of the                  500            4.00      $2,499 per shipment.
   consulate. In the absence of these invoices, shipments are              600            5.00
   subject to very high customs duty and consular and import               700            6.00
   duties.                                                                 800            7.00         $2,499 max.        $24.00

Customs Forms Required (123)                                        Value Limit (212.1)
First-Class Mail International items and Priority Mail              The maximum value of a GXG shipment to this country is
   International Flat Rate Envelopes and Small Flat Rate Boxes:       $2,499 or a lesser amount if limited by content or value.
   PS Form 2976 (see 123.61)
Priority Mail International parcels:                                Size Limits (211.22)
   PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)                          The surface area of the address side of the item to be mailed
                                                                      must be large enough to completely contain the Global
                                                                      Express Guaranteed Air Waybill/Shipping Invoice (shipping
                                                                      label), postage, endorsement, and any applicable markings.
                                                                      The shipping label is approximately 5.5 inches high and
                                                                      9.5 inches long.
                                                                    Maximum length: 46 inches
                                                                    Maximum width: 35 inches
                                                                    Maximum height: 46 inches
                                                                    Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches

                                                                    General Conditions for Mailing
                                                                    See Publication 141, Global Express Guaranteed Service
                                                                      Guide, for information about 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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Individual Country Listings                                                                                                         Ecuador

Express Mail International (220)                      Price Group 9    Note:
                                                                       Coins; banknotes; currency notes, including paper money;
 Weight                Weight               Weight
 not over              not over             not over                     securities of any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks;
  (lbs.)     Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)         Price        platinum, gold, and silver; precious stones; jewelry; watches;
   0.5      $28.95        24    $151.75        48         $277.75        and other valuable articles are prohibited in Express Mail
     1       34.00        25      157.00       49          283.00        International shipments to Ecuador.
     2       38.50        26      162.25       50          288.25
     3       43.00        27      167.50       51          293.50      Reciprocal Service Name: EMS-Ecuapost
     4       47.50        28      172.75       52          298.75
     5       52.00        29      178.00       53          304.00      Country Code: EC
     6       57.25        30      183.25       54          309.25
     7       62.50        31      188.50       55          314.50      Areas Served:
     8       67.75        32      193.75       56          319.75      Express Mail International is available only to the following
     9       73.00        33      199.00       57          325.00        locations:
    10       78.25        34      204.25       58          330.25
                                                                          Ambato                Loja
    11       83.50        35      209.50       59          335.50
    12       88.75        36      214.75       60          340.75         Cuenca                Quito
    13       94.00        37      220.00       61          346.00         Guayaquil
    14       99.25        38      225.25       62          351.25
    15      104.50        39      230.50       63          356.50      Priority Mail International (230)                         Price Group 9
    16      109.75        40      235.75       64          361.75
    17      115.00        41      241.00       65          367.00       Weight                  Weight               Weight
    18      120.25        42      246.25       66          372.25       not over                not over             not over
                                                                         (lbs.)       Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)           Price
    19      125.50        43      251.50
                                                                            1        $24.50        23    $102.00        45           $184.50
    20      130.75        44      256.75
                                                                            2         28.25        24     105.75        46            188.25
    21      136.00        45      262.00
                                                                            3         32.00        25     109.50        47            192.00
    22      141.25        46      267.25
                                                                            4         35.75        26     113.25        48            195.75
    23      146.50        47      272.50
                                                                            5         39.50        27     117.00        49            199.50
                      Weight Limit: 66 lbs.
                                                                            6         42.25        28     120.75        50            203.25
Express Mail International — Flat Rate                                      7         45.00        29     124.50        51            207.00
                                                                            8         47.75        30     128.25        52            210.75
Flat Rate Envelope:      $28.95                                             9         50.50        31     132.00        53            214.50
                                                                           10         53.25        32     135.75        54            218.25
Insurance (222.71)                                                         11         57.00        33     139.50        55            222.00
Available for Express Mail International merchandise
                                                                           12         60.75        34     143.25        56            225.75
shipments only
                                                                           13         64.50        35     147.00        57            229.50
 Insured Amount                   Insured Amount                           14         68.25        36     150.75        58            233.25
     not over           Fee           not over             Fee             15         72.00        37     154.50        59            237.00
      $100             No Fee     For insurance coverage above             16         75.75        38     158.25        60            240.75
        200            $0.75      $2,000, add $1.40 for each $500 or       17         79.50        39     162.00        61            244.50
        500             2.15      fraction thereof, up to a maximum
                                                                           18         83.25        40     165.75        62            248.25
      1,000             3.55      of $5,000 per shipment.
                                                                           19         87.00        41     169.50        63            252.00
      1,500             4.95                                               20         90.75        42     173.25        64            255.75
      2,000             6.35         $5,000 max.         $14.75            21         94.50        43     177.00        65            259.50
                                                                           22         98.25        44     180.75        66            263.25
                          Required Customs                                                     Weight Limit: 66 lbs.
 Articles Admitted        Form/Endorsement                             Note: Ordinary Priority Mail International includes indemnity at no cost
 Correspondence           PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22                based on weight. (See 230.)
 and business             (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration
 papers.                  (green label). Endorse item clearly          Priority Mail International — Flat Rate
                          next to mailing label as BUSINESS            Flat Rate Envelope or Small Flat Rate Box: $13.45
                          PAPERS.                                      May contain items that may be sent as First-Class Mail
 Merchandise              PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22                International. The maximum weight is 4 lbs.
 samples without          (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration           Flat Rate Boxes: Medium – $43.45; Large – $55.95
 commercial value.        (green label).                               The maximum weight is 20 lbs. or the limit set by the individual
 Merchandise and all      PS Form 2976-A, Customs                      country, whichever is less.
 articles subject to      Declaration and Dispatch Note
 customs duty.            CP 72, inside a PS Form 2976-E,              Size Limits (231.22)
                          Customs Declaration Envelope                 Maximum length: 42 inches
                          CP 91.                                       Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches

Size Limits (221.42)
Maximum length: 36 inches
Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches

Return Receipt Service (222.72): NOT Available




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Ecuador                                                                                                   International Mail Manual

First-Class Mail International (240)                    Price Group 9   Extra Services
Letters
                                                                        Certificate of Mailing (313)
 Weight
 not over                                                               Individual Pieces                                            Fee
  (ozs.)     Price                                                      Individual article (PS Form 3817)                           $1.15
    1        $0.98      Note: A letter meeting one or more of           Firm mailing books (PS Form 3877), per article listed        0.42
    2         1.76      the nonmachinable characteristics in               (minimum 3)
    3         2.54      241.217 is charged a nonmachinable              Duplicate copy of PS Form 3817 or PS Form 3877               1.15
   3.5        3.32      surcharge of $0.20.                                (per page)
Large Envelopes (Flats)                                                 Bulk Quantities                                              Fee
 Weight                Weight                Weight                     First 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)                    $6.50
 not over              not over              not over                   Each additional 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)           0.75
  (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)       Price
                                                                        Duplicate copy of PS Form 3606                               1.15
    1        $1.24        12       $8.44        44        $21.80
    2         2.03        16       10.11        48         23.47
    3         2.82        20       11.78        52         25.14        COD and Certified                       NOT for International Mail
    4         3.61        24       13.45        56         26.81
    5         4.40        28       15.12        60         28.48        Insurance (323)                                      NOT Available
    6         5.19        32       16.79        64         30.15
    7         5.98        36       18.46                                International Business Reply Service (382)
    8         6.77        40       20.13                                Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.45; Cards $0.95
Packages (Small Packets)
                                                                        International Postal Money Order (371)
 Weight                Weight                Weight                     Use MO Form MP1
 not over              not over              not over                   Maximum Amount Available: $700                         Fee: $3.85
  (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)       Price
    1        $1.44        12       $8.64        44        $22.00
    2         2.23        16       10.31        48         23.67
                                                                        International Reply Coupons (381)                      Fee: $2.10
    3         3.02        20       11.98        52         25.34
    4         3.81        24       13.65        56         27.01        Registered Mail (330)                                  Fee: $11.50
    5         4.60        28       15.32        60         28.68        Maximum Indemnity: $45.62
    6         5.39        32       16.99        64         30.35        Available for First-Class Mail International,
    7         6.18        36       18.66                                including postcards, and matter for
    8         6.97        40       20.33                                the blind or other physically handicapped
                                                                        persons. Not applicable to M-bags.

Size Limits                                                             Restricted Delivery (350)                            NOT Available
Letters: See 241.212
Postcards: See 241.221                                                  Return Receipt (340)                                   Fee: $2.30
Large Envelopes (Flats): See 241.232                                    Available for registered mail only.
Packages (Small Packets): See 241.242 and 241.243

Postcards (241.22)                                            $0.98

Airmail M-bags (260) —
Direct Sack to One Addressee                        Price Group 9
Weight not over 11 lbs.                                  $44.00
Each additional pound or fraction of a pound               4.00
                    Weight Limit: 66 pounds

Matter for the Blind (270)
Free when sent as First-Class Mail International, including the
   Priority Mail International Flat Rate Envelope and Small Flat
   Rate Box. Weight limit: 4 pounds.
Free when sent as Priority Mail International.
   Weight limit: 15 pounds.




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                                                                                                 Contents             Country Index

Individual Country Listings                                                                                                   Egypt


                                                                                                                           Egypt
Egypt - Ghana




Country Conditions for Mailing
Prohibitions (130)                                                   Global Express Guaranteed (210)                    Price Group 6
Coins; banknotes; currency notes; securities payable to bearer;       Weight               Weight               Weight
  travelers’ checks; manufactured and unmanufactured                  not over             not over             not over
  platinum, gold, silver; precious stones; jewelry; and other          (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)      Price
  valuable articles unless sent in insured parcels.                     0.5      $45.95       24    $289.00        48      $475.00
Medals resembling Egyptian or foreign currency.                           1       68.75       25      296.75       49       482.75
Obscene or immoral books, engravings or printed matter.                   2       78.50       26      304.50       50       490.50
Perishable infectious biological substances.                              3       88.25       27      312.25       51       498.25
Perishable noninfectious biological substances.                           4       98.00       28      320.00       52       506.00
Radioactive materials.                                                    5      107.75       29      327.75       53       513.75
                                                                          6      117.50       30      335.50       54       521.50
Restrictions                                                              7      127.25       31      343.25       55       529.25
Import permits issued in advance by the appropriate Egyptian              8      137.00       32      351.00       56       537.00
  authorities are required for gramophone records of Arabic               9      146.75       33      358.75       57       544.75
  songs, cinema films and recording tapes; medicines, plants             10      156.50       34      366.50       58       552.50
  and parts of plants.                                                   11      166.25       35      374.25       59       560.25
Minted coins and gold and silver ingots may only be sent in              12      176.00       36      382.00       60       568.00
  insured parcels.                                                       13      185.75       37      389.75       61       575.75
                                                                         14      195.50       38      397.50       62       583.50
                                                                         15      205.25       39      405.25       63       591.25
Observations                                                             16      215.00       40      413.00       64       599.00
1. Import permits are required for all kinds of goods and for gift
                                                                         17      224.75       41      420.75       65       606.75
   shipments with a value of more than 20 Egyptian pounds. No
                                                                         18      234.50       42      428.50       66       614.50
   import permit is required for items with a value less than 20
                                                                         19      244.25       43      436.25       67       622.25
   Egyptian pounds on condition that they are intended for
                                                                         20      254.00       44      444.00       68       630.00
   personal use and have no commercial value.
                                                                         21      263.75       45      451.75       69       637.75
2. To facilitate customs treatment, all documents (bills,
                                                                         22      273.50       46      459.50       70       645.50
   licenses, certificates) should be inserted in each shipment.
                                                                         23      281.25       47      467.25
                                                                                          Weight Limit: 70 lbs.
Customs Forms Required (123)
First-Class Mail International items and Priority Mail
   International Flat Rate Envelopes and Small Flat Rate Boxes:
                                                                     Insurance (212.5)
   PS Form 2976 (see 123.61)                                          Insured Amount                  Insured Amount
Priority Mail International parcels:                                      not over         Fee            not over           Fee
   PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)                                 $100           No Fee     For document reconstruction
                                                                            200           $1.00      insurance or non-document
                                                                            300            2.00      insurance coverage above $800,
                                                                            400            3.00      add $1.00 per $100 or fraction
                                                                                                     thereof, up to a maximum of
                                                                            500            4.00      $2,499 per shipment.
                                                                            600            5.00
                                                                            700            6.00
                                                                            800            7.00         $2,499 max.        $24.00

                                                                     Value Limit (212.1)
                                                                     The maximum value of a GXG shipment to this country is
                                                                       $2,499 or a lesser amount if limited by content or value.

                                                                     Size Limits (211.22)
                                                                     The surface area of the address side of the item to be mailed
                                                                       must be large enough to completely contain the Global
                                                                       Express Guaranteed Air Waybill/Shipping Invoice (shipping
                                                                       label), postage, endorsement, and any applicable markings.
                                                                       The shipping label is approximately 5.5 inches high and
                                                                       9.5 inches long.
                                                                     Maximum length: 46 inches
                                                                     Maximum width: 35 inches
                                                                     Maximum height: 46 inches
                                                                     Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches

                                                                     General Conditions for Mailing
                                                                     See Publication 141, Global Express Guaranteed Service
                                                                       Guide, for information about 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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Egypt                                                                                                       International Mail Manual

Express Mail International (220)                      Price Group 8    Reciprocal Service Name: International Express Mail
                                                                                                                Service (EMS)
 Weight                Weight               Weight
 not over              not over             not over
  (lbs.)     Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)         Price      Country Code: EG
   0.5      $28.95        15    $111.50        30         $197.75
     1       35.00        16      117.25       31          203.50      Areas Served:
     2       39.75        17      123.00       32          209.25         Al Mansoura                          Ismailia
     3       44.50        18      128.75       33          215.00         Al Asher Men Ramadan                 Kafr El Dawar
     4       49.25        19      134.50       34          220.75         Alexandria                           Luxor
     5       54.00        20      140.25       35          226.50         Assiout                              Port Said
     6       59.75        21      146.00       36          232.25
                                                                          Aswan-Horgada                        Port Tawfiq
     7       65.50        22      151.75       37          238.00
                                                                          Banha Beni Souif                     Samanoud
     8       71.25        23      157.50       38          243.75
                                                                          Cairo                                Shebin El Kom
     9       77.00        24      163.25       39          249.50
    10       82.75        25      169.00       40          255.25         Damanhour                            Souhag
    11       88.50        26      174.75       41          261.00         Damiette                             Suez
    12       94.25        27      180.50       42          266.75         El Mehalla El Kobra                  Tanta
    13      100.00        28      186.25       43          272.50         El Menya                             Zagazig
    14      105.75        29      192.00       44          278.25         El Santa Gharbya                     Zifta
                      Weight Limit: 44 lbs.                               Hay El Arbain

Express Mail International — Flat Rate
                                                                       Priority Mail International (230)                         Price Group 8
Flat Rate Envelope:      $28.95
                                                                        Weight                  Weight               Weight
Insurance (222.71)                                                      not over                not over             not over
Available for Express Mail International merchandise                     (lbs.)       Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)           Price
shipments only                                                              1        $24.50        23    $124.50        45           $229.00
                                                                            2         28.75        24      129.25       46            233.75
 Insured Amount                   Insured Amount                            3         33.00        25      134.00       47            238.50
     not over           Fee           not over             Fee
                                                                            4         37.25        26      138.75       48            243.25
      $100             No Fee     For insurance coverage above
                                                                            5         41.50        27      143.50       49            248.00
        200            $0.75      $2,000, add $1.40 for each $500 or
                                  fraction thereof, up to a maximum         6         45.75        28      148.25       50            252.75
        500             2.15                                                7         50.00        29      153.00       51            257.50
      1,000             3.55      of $5,000 per shipment.
                                                                            8         54.25        30      157.75       52            262.25
      1,500             4.95                                                9         58.50        31      162.50       53            267.00
      2,000             6.35         $5,000 max.         $14.75            10         62.75        32      167.25       54            271.75
                                                                           11         67.50        33      172.00       55            276.50
                          Required Customs                                 12         72.25        34      176.75       56            281.25
 Articles Admitted        Form/Endorsement                                 13         77.00        35      181.50       57            286.00
 Correspondence,          PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22                    14         81.75        36      186.25       58            290.75
 business papers,         (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration               15         86.50        37      191.00       59            295.50
 and computer             (green label).                                   16         91.25        38      195.75       60            300.25
 printouts.                                                                17         96.00        39      200.50       61            305.00
                                                                           18        100.75        40      205.25       62            309.75
 Merchandise              PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22                    19        105.50        41      210.00       63            314.50
 samples without          (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration               20        110.25        42      214.75       64            319.25
 commercial value,        (green label).                                   21        115.00        43      219.50       65            324.00
 microfilm,                                                                22        119.75        44      224.25       66            328.75
 microfiche, and                                                                               Weight Limit: 66 lbs.
 magnetic tape.
                                                                       Note: Ordinary Priority Mail International includes indemnity at no cost
 Merchandise and all      PS Form 2976-A, Customs                      based on weight. (See 230.)
 articles subject to      Declaration and Dispatch Note
 customs duty.            CP 72, inside a PS Form 2976-E,              Priority Mail International — Flat Rate
                          Customs Declaration Envelope                 Flat Rate Envelope or Small Flat Rate Box: $13.45
                          CP 91.
                                                                       May contain items that may be sent as First-Class Mail
                                                                       International. The maximum weight is 4 lbs.
Size Limits (221.42)                                                   Flat Rate Boxes: Medium – $43.45; Large – $55.95
Maximum length: 36 inches
Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches                           The maximum weight is 20 lbs. or the limit set by the individual
                                                                       country, whichever is less.
Return Receipt Service (222.72): NOT Available
Notes:                                                                 Size Limits (231.22)
1. A commercial invoice must be included with all commercial           Maximum length: 42 inches
   shipments.                                                          Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
2. Coins; banknotes; currency notes, including paper money;
   securities of any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks;
   platinum, gold, and silver; precious stones; jewelry; watches;
   and other valuable articles are prohibited in Express Mail
   International shipments to Egypt.




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Individual Country Listings                                                                                                         Egypt

First-Class Mail International (240)                    Price Group 8   Extra Services
Letters
                                                                        Certificate of Mailing (313)
 Weight
 not over                                                               Individual Pieces                                              Fee
  (ozs.)     Price                                                      Individual article (PS Form 3817)                             $1.15
    1        $0.98      Note: A letter meeting one or more of           Firm mailing books (PS Form 3877), per article listed          0.42
    2         1.76      the nonmachinable characteristics in               (minimum 3)
    3         2.54      241.217 is charged a nonmachinable              Duplicate copy of PS Form 3817 or PS Form 3877                    1.15
   3.5        3.32      surcharge of $0.20.                                (per page)
Large Envelopes (Flats)                                                 Bulk Quantities                                                Fee
 Weight                Weight                Weight                     First 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)                      $6.50
 not over              not over              not over                   Each additional 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)             0.75
  (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)       Price
                                                                        Duplicate copy of PS Form 3606                                 1.15
    1        $1.24        12       $8.44        44        $21.80
    2         2.03        16       10.11        48         23.47
    3         2.82        20       11.78        52         25.14        COD and Certified                       NOT for International Mail
    4         3.61        24       13.45        56         26.81
    5         4.40        28       15.12        60         28.48        Insurance (323)
    6         5.19        32       16.79        64         30.15        Available for Priority Mail International merchandise parcels
    7         5.98        36       18.46                                only (see 323.72 for markings)
    8         6.77        40       20.13
                                                                         Insured Amount                    Insured Amount
Packages (Small Packets)                                                     not over           Fee            not over            Fee
                                                                               $50             $2.50
 Weight                Weight                Weight                            100              3.40      Add $1.00 for each additional
 not over              not over              not over                                                     $100 or fraction of insurance
  (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)       Price               200              4.40
                                                                               300              5.40      coverage.
    1        $1.44        12       $8.64        44        $22.00
                                                                               400              6.40
    2         2.23        16       10.31        48         23.67
                                                                               500              7.40         $1,685 max.         $19.40
    3         3.02        20       11.98        52         25.34
    4         3.81        24       13.65        56         27.01
    5         4.60        28       15.32        60         28.68        International Business Reply Service (382)
    6         5.39        32       16.99        64         30.35        Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.45; Cards $0.95
    7         6.18        36       18.66
    8         6.97        40       20.33                                International Postal Money Order (371)
                                                                        NOT Available

Size Limits                                                             International Reply Coupons (381)                       Fee: $2.10
Letters: See 241.212
Postcards: See 241.221                                                  Registered Mail (330)                                  Fee: $11.50
Large Envelopes (Flats): See 241.232                                    Maximum Indemnity: $45.62
Packages (Small Packets): See 241.242 and 241.243                       Available for First-Class Mail International,
                                                                        including postcards, and matter for
Postcards (241.22)                                            $0.98     the blind or other physically handicapped
                                                                        persons. Not applicable to M-bags.
Airmail M-bags (260) —
Direct Sack to One Addressee                        Price Group 8
                                                                        Restricted Delivery (350)                               Fee: $4.50
                                                                        Available for registered mail with a return receipt.
Weight not over 11 lbs.                                  $46.75         Endorsements:        A remettre en main propre.
Each additional pound or fraction of a pound               4.25
                    Weight Limit: 66 pounds
                                                                        Return Receipt (340)                                    Fee: $2.30
                                                                        Available for registered mail and insured
Matter for the Blind (270)                                              Priority Mail International parcels only.
Free when sent as First-Class Mail International, including the
   Priority Mail International Flat Rate Envelope and Small Flat
   Rate Box. Weight limit: 4 pounds.
Free when sent as Priority Mail International.
   Weight limit: 15 pounds.




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El Salvador                                                                                        International Mail Manual


                                                                                                             El Salvador
Country Conditions for Mailing
Prohibitions (130)                                                 Global Express Guaranteed (210)                    Price Group 8
Coins; banknotes; currency notes; securities payable to bearer;     Weight               Weight               Weight
  traveler’s checks; manufactured and unmanufactured                not over             not over             not over
  platinum, gold, and silver; precious stones; jewelry; and          (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)      Price
  other valuable articles.                                            0.5      $63.95       24    $420.50        48      $696.50
Gambling equipment.                                                     1       79.00       25      433.00       49       706.00
Perishable infectious biological substances.                            2       97.50       26      445.50       50       715.50
Radioactive materials.                                                  3      116.00       27      458.00       51       725.00
Unstamped cigarette paper.                                              4      134.50       28      470.50       52       734.50
                                                                        5      153.00       29      483.00       53       744.00
Restrictions                                                            6      171.50       30      495.50       54       753.50
Cigarettes must have the words “Importacion a El Salvador”              7      190.00       31      508.00       55       763.00
   printed or stamped on each package.                                  8      208.50       32      520.50       56       772.50
                                                                        9      227.00       33      533.00       57       782.00
                                                                       10      245.50       34      545.50       58       791.50
Observations                                                           11      258.00       35      558.00       59       801.00
1. First-Class Mail International items may not contain dutiable
                                                                       12      270.50       36      570.50       60       810.50
   articles.
                                                                       13      283.00       37      583.00       61       820.00
2. Commercial invoices are required for all commercial
                                                                       14      295.50       38      595.50       62       829.50
   shipments regardless of value and for gift parcels valued at
                                                                       15      308.00       39      608.00       63       839.00
   $50 or more. No invoices are required for gift shipments
                                                                       16      320.50       40      620.50       64       848.50
   valued at less than $50.
                                                                       17      333.00       41      630.00       65       858.00
3. For all shipments valued at $50 or more, the sender should
                                                                       18      345.50       42      639.50       66       867.50
   submit to a Salvadoran consulate copies of the commercial
                                                                       19      358.00       43      649.00       67       877.00
   invoice in the form prescribed by the Salvadoran regulations.
                                                                       20      370.50       44      658.50       68       886.50
   The consulate returns 2 legalized copies to the sender, who
                                                                       21      383.00       45      668.00       69       896.00
   should mail them to the addressee direct, not enclosed in
                                                                       22      395.50       46      677.50       70       905.50
   the parcel.
                                                                       23      408.00       47      687.00
4. For commercial shipments valued at less than $50, 3 copies
                                                                                        Weight Limit: 70 lbs.
   of the invoice (which need not be legalized) should be mailed
   directly to the addressee.
5. Certificates of origin are required only if exemption from or   Insurance (212.5)
   modification of customs duty is claimed under a trade            Insured Amount                  Insured Amount
   agreement.                                                           not over         Fee            not over           Fee
6. Salvadoran consuls are located in principal cities of the             $100           No Fee     For document reconstruction
   United States.                                                         200           $1.00      insurance or non-document
                                                                          300            2.00      insurance coverage above $800,
                                                                                                   add $1.00 per $100 or fraction
Customs Forms Required (123)                                              400            3.00
                                                                                                   thereof, up to a maximum of
First-Class Mail International items and Priority Mail                    500            4.00      $2,499 per shipment.
   International Flat Rate Envelopes and Small Flat Rate Boxes:           600            5.00
   PS Form 2976 (see 123.61)                                              700            6.00
Priority Mail International parcels:                                      800            7.00         $2,499 max.        $24.00
   PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)
                                                                   Value Limit (212.1)
                                                                   The maximum value of a GXG shipment to this country is
                                                                     $2,499 or a lesser amount if limited by content or value.

                                                                   Size Limits (211.22)
                                                                   The surface area of the address side of the item to be mailed
                                                                     must be large enough to completely contain the Global
                                                                     Express Guaranteed Air Waybill/Shipping Invoice (shipping
                                                                     label), postage, endorsement, and any applicable markings.
                                                                     The shipping label is approximately 5.5 inches high and
                                                                     9.5 inches long.
                                                                   Maximum length: 46 inches
                                                                   Maximum width: 35 inches
                                                                   Maximum height: 46 inches
                                                                   Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches

                                                                   General Conditions for Mailing
                                                                   See Publication 141, Global Express Guaranteed Service
                                                                     Guide, for information about 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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Individual Country Listings                                                                                                     El Salvador

Express Mail International (220)                      Price Group 9    Note:
                                                                       Coins; banknotes; currency notes, including paper money;
 Weight                Weight               Weight
 not over              not over             not over                     securities of any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks;
  (lbs.)     Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)         Price        platinum, gold, and silver; precious stones; jewelry; watches;
   0.5      $28.95        24    $151.75        48         $277.75        and other valuable articles are prohibited in Express Mail
     1       34.00        25      157.00       49          283.00        International shipments to El Salvador.
     2       38.50        26      162.25       50          288.25
     3       43.00        27      167.50       51          293.50      Reciprocal Service Name: EMS
     4       47.50        28      172.75       52          298.75
     5       52.00        29      178.00       53          304.00      Country Code: SV
     6       57.25        30      183.25       54          309.25
     7       62.50        31      188.50       55          314.50      Areas Served:
     8       67.75        32      193.75       56          319.75
                                                                          Ahuachapan                           San Vincente
     9       73.00        33      199.00       57          325.00
    10       78.25        34      204.25       58          330.25         Chalatenango                         Santa Ana
    11       83.50        35      209.50       59          335.50         Cojutepeque                          Santa Rosa de Lina
    12       88.75        36      214.75       60          340.75         La Union                             Santa Tecla
    13       94.00        37      220.00       61          346.00         Nueva San Salvador                   Sensuntepeque
    14       99.25        38      225.25       62          351.25         San Francisco Gotera                 Sonsonate
    15      104.50        39      230.50       63          356.50         San Miguel                           Usulutan
    16      109.75        40      235.75       64          361.75         San Salvador                         Zacatecoluca
    17      115.00        41      241.00       65          367.00
    18      120.25        42      246.25       66          372.25
    19      125.50        43      251.50                               Priority Mail International (230)                         Price Group 9
    20      130.75        44      256.75                                Weight                  Weight               Weight
    21      136.00        45      262.00                                not over                not over             not over
    22      141.25        46      267.25                                 (lbs.)       Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)           Price
    23      146.50        47      272.50                                    1        $24.50        16      $75.75       31           $132.00
                      Weight Limit: 66 lbs.                                 2         28.25        17       79.50       32            135.75
                                                                            3         32.00        18       83.25       33            139.50
Express Mail International — Flat Rate                                      4         35.75        19       87.00       34            143.25
Flat Rate Envelope:      $28.95                                             5         39.50        20       90.75       35            147.00
                                                                            6         42.25        21       94.50       36            150.75
Insurance (222.71)                                                          7         45.00        22       98.25       37            154.50
Available for Express Mail International merchandise                        8         47.75        23      102.00       38            158.25
shipments only                                                              9         50.50        24      105.75       39            162.00
                                                                           10         53.25        25      109.50       40            165.75
 Insured Amount                   Insured Amount                           11         57.00        26      113.25       41            169.50
     not over           Fee           not over             Fee
                                                                           12         60.75        27      117.00       42            173.25
      $100             No Fee     For insurance coverage above
                                  $2,000, add $1.40 for each $500 or
                                                                           13         64.50        28      120.75       43            177.00
        200            $0.75
                                  fraction thereof, up to a maximum        14         68.25        29      124.50       44            180.75
        500             2.15
                                  of $5,000 per shipment.                  15         72.00        30      128.25
      1,000             3.55
                                                                                               Weight Limit: 44 lbs.
      1,500             4.95
                                                                       Note: Ordinary Priority Mail International includes indemnity at no cost
      2,000             6.35         $5,000 max.         $14.75
                                                                       based on weight. (See 230.)

                          Required Customs
 Articles Admitted        Form/Endorsement                             Priority Mail International — Flat Rate
                                                                       Flat Rate Envelope or Small Flat Rate Box: $13.45
 Correspondence           PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22
                                                                       May contain items that may be sent as First-Class Mail
 and business             (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration
 papers.                  (green label). Endorse item clearly          International. The maximum weight is 4 lbs.
                          next to mailing label as BUSINESS            Flat Rate Boxes: Medium – $43.45; Large – $55.95
                          PAPERS.                                      The maximum weight is 20 lbs. or the limit set by the individual
 Merchandise              PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22                country, whichever is less.
 samples without          (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration
 commercial value.        (green label).                               Size Limits (231.22)
                                                                       Maximum length: 42 inches
 Merchandise and all      PS Form 2976-A, Customs                      Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
 articles subject to      Declaration and Dispatch Note
 customs duty.            CP 72, inside a PS Form 2976-E,
                          Customs Declaration Envelope
                          CP 91.

Size Limits (221.42)
Maximum length: 36 inches
Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches

Return Receipt Service (222.72): NOT Available




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El Salvador                                                                                               International Mail Manual

First-Class Mail International (240)                    Price Group 9   Extra Services
Letters
                                                                        Certificate of Mailing (313)
 Weight
 not over                                                               Individual Pieces                                              Fee
  (ozs.)     Price                                                      Individual article (PS Form 3817)                             $1.15
    1        $0.98      Note: A letter meeting one or more of           Firm mailing books (PS Form 3877), per article listed          0.42
    2         1.76      the nonmachinable characteristics in               (minimum 3)
    3         2.54      241.217 is charged a nonmachinable              Duplicate copy of PS Form 3817 or PS Form 3877                 1.15
   3.5        3.32      surcharge of $0.20.                                (per page)
Large Envelopes (Flats)                                                 Bulk Quantities                                                Fee
 Weight                Weight                Weight                     First 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)                      $6.50
 not over              not over              not over                   Each additional 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)             0.75
  (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)       Price
                                                                        Duplicate copy of PS Form 3606                                 1.15
    1        $1.24        12       $8.44        44        $21.80
    2         2.03        16       10.11        48         23.47
    3         2.82        20       11.78        52         25.14        COD and Certified                       NOT for International Mail
    4         3.61        24       13.45        56         26.81
    5         4.40        28       15.12        60         28.48        Insurance (323)                                        NOT Available
    6         5.19        32       16.79        64         30.15
    7         5.98        36       18.46                                International Business Reply Service (382)
    8         6.77        40       20.13                                Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.45; Cards $0.95
Packages (Small Packets)
                                                                        International Postal Money Order (371)
 Weight                Weight                Weight                     Use MO Form MP1
 not over              not over              not over                   Maximum Amount Available: $500                           Fee: $3.85
  (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)       Price
    1        $1.44        12       $8.64        44        $22.00
    2         2.23        16       10.31        48         23.67
                                                                        International Reply Coupons (381)                        Fee: $2.10
    3         3.02        20       11.98        52         25.34
    4         3.81        24       13.65        56         27.01        Registered Mail (330)                                    Fee: $11.50
    5         4.60        28       15.32        60         28.68        Maximum Indemnity: $45.62
    6         5.39        32       16.99        64         30.35        Available for First-Class Mail International,
    7         6.18        36       18.66                                including postcards, and matter for
    8         6.97        40       20.33                                the blind or other physically handicapped
                                                                        persons. Not applicable to M-bags.

Size Limits                                                             Restricted Delivery (350)                                Fee: $4.50
Letters: See 241.212                                                    Available for registered mail with a return receipt.
Postcards: See 241.221                                                  Endorsements:        A entragar en propia mano.
Large Envelopes (Flats): See 241.232
Packages (Small Packets): See 241.242 and 241.243                       Return Receipt (340)                                     Fee: $2.30
                                                                        Available for registered mail only.
Postcards (241.22)                                            $0.98

Airmail M-bags (260) —
Direct Sack to One Addressee                        Price Group 9
Weight not over 11 lbs.                                  $44.00
Each additional pound or fraction of a pound               4.00
                    Weight Limit: 66 pounds

Matter for the Blind (270)
Free when sent as First-Class Mail International, including the
   Priority Mail International Flat Rate Envelope and Small Flat
   Rate Box. Weight limit: 4 pounds.
Free when sent as Priority Mail International.
   Weight limit: 15 pounds.




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Individual Country Listings                                                                    Equatorial Guinea


                                                                                     Equatorial Guinea
Country Conditions for Mailing
Prohibitions (130)                                                Global Express Guaranteed (210)
No list furnished.                                                Not Available
Restrictions
No list furnished.

Observations
None

Customs Forms Required (123)
First-Class Mail International items and Priority Mail
   International Flat Rate Envelopes and Small Flat Rate Boxes:
   PS Form 2976 (see 123.61)
Priority Mail International parcels:
   PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)




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Equatorial Guinea                                                                                        International Mail Manual

Express Mail International (220)                    Price Group 7   Priority Mail International (230)                         Price Group 7
 Weight                Weight               Weight                   Weight                  Weight               Weight
 not over              not over             not over                 not over                not over             not over
  (lbs.)     Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)      Price        (lbs.)       Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)           Price
   0.5      $28.95        15    $109.50        30      $195.75           1        $25.50         9      $62.70       17           $102.70
     1       35.50        16      115.25       31       201.50           2         30.15        10       67.35       18            107.75
     2       40.25        17      121.00       32       207.25           3         34.80        11       72.40       19            112.80
     3       45.00        18      126.75       33       213.00           4         39.45        12       77.45       20            117.85
     4       49.75        19      132.50       34       218.75           5         44.10        13       82.50       21            122.90
     5       54.50        20      138.25       35       224.50           6         48.75        14       87.55       22            127.95
     6       59.75        21      144.00       36       230.25           7         53.40        15       92.60
     7       65.00        22      149.75       37       236.00           8         58.05        16       97.65
     8       70.25        23      155.50       38       241.75                              Weight Limit: 22 lbs.
     9       75.50        24      161.25       39       247.50      Note: Ordinary Priority Mail International includes indemnity at no cost
    10       80.75        25      167.00       40       253.25      based on weight. (See 230.)
    11       86.50        26      172.75       41       259.00
    12       92.25        27      178.50       42       264.75      Priority Mail International — Flat Rate
    13       98.00        28      184.25       43       270.50      Flat Rate Envelope or Small Flat Rate Box: $13.45
    14      103.75        29      190.00       44       276.25
                                                                    May contain items that may be sent as First-Class Mail
                      Weight Limit: 44 lbs.
                                                                    International. The maximum weight is 4 lbs.
Express Mail International — Flat Rate                              Flat Rate Boxes: Medium – $43.45; Large – $55.95
Flat Rate Envelope:      $28.95                                     The maximum weight is 20 lbs. or the limit set by the individual
                                                                    country, whichever is less.
Insurance (222.71)
Note: Express Mail International merchandise insurance is not       Size Limits (231.22)
available to this country. Document reconstruction insurance        Maximum length: 42 inches
coverage is provided, at no additional cost, to a maximum of        Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
$100 per shipment. See 222.62.

                          Required Customs
 Articles Admitted        Form/Endorsement
 Correspondence           PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22
 and business             (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration
 papers.                  (green label). Endorse item clearly
                          next to mailing label as BUSINESS
                          PAPERS.
 Merchandise              PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22
 samples without          (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration
 commercial value         (green label).
 and not subject to
 customs duty.

Size Limits (221.42)
Maximum length: 36 inches
Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches

Return Receipt Service (222.72): NOT Available
Notes:
1. Merchandise and all articles subject to customs duty are
   prohibited in Express Mail International shipments.
2. Coins; banknotes; currency notes, including paper money;
   securities of any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks;
   platinum, gold, and silver; precious stones; jewelry; watches;
   and other valuable articles are prohibited in Express Mail
   International shipments to Equatorial Guinea.

Reciprocal Service Name: EMS
Country Code: GQ
Areas Served: Malabo




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Individual Country Listings                                                                                        Equatorial Guinea

First-Class Mail International (240)                    Price Group 7   Extra Services
Letters
                                                                        Certificate of Mailing (313)
 Weight
 not over                                                               Individual Pieces                                            Fee
  (ozs.)     Price                                                      Individual article (PS Form 3817)                           $1.15
    1        $0.98      Note: A letter meeting one or more of           Firm mailing books (PS Form 3877), per article listed        0.42
    2         1.76      the nonmachinable characteristics in               (minimum 3)
    3         2.54      241.217 is charged a nonmachinable              Duplicate copy of PS Form 3817 or PS Form 3877               1.15
   3.5        3.32      surcharge of $0.20.                                (per page)
Large Envelopes (Flats)                                                 Bulk Quantities                                              Fee
 Weight                Weight                Weight                     First 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)                    $6.50
 not over              not over              not over                   Each additional 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)           0.75
  (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)       Price
                                                                        Duplicate copy of PS Form 3606                               1.15
    1        $1.24        12       $8.44        44        $21.80
    2         2.03        16       10.11        48         23.47
    3         2.82        20       11.78        52         25.14        COD and Certified                       NOT for International Mail
    4         3.61        24       13.45        56         26.81
    5         4.40        28       15.12        60         28.48        Insurance (323)                                      NOT Available
    6         5.19        32       16.79        64         30.15
    7         5.98        36       18.46                                International Business Reply Service (382)
    8         6.77        40       20.13                                Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.45; Cards $0.95
Packages (Small Packets)
                                                                        International Postal Money Order (371)
 Weight                Weight                Weight                     NOT Available
 not over              not over              not over
  (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)       Price
    1        $1.44        12       $8.64        44        $22.00
                                                                        International Reply Coupons (381)                      Fee: $2.10
    2         2.23        16       10.31        48         23.67
    3         3.02        20       11.98        52         25.34        Registered Mail (330)                                  Fee: $11.50
    4         3.81        24       13.65        56         27.01        Maximum Indemnity: $45.62
    5         4.60        28       15.32        60         28.68        Available for First-Class Mail International,
    6         5.39        32       16.99        64         30.35        including postcards, and matter for
    7         6.18        36       18.66                                the blind or other physically handicapped
    8         6.97        40       20.33                                persons. Not applicable to M-bags.

                                                                        Restricted Delivery (350)                            NOT Available
Size Limits
Letters: See 241.212                                                    Return Receipt (340)                                   Fee: $2.30
Postcards: See 241.221                                                  Available for registered mail only.
Large Envelopes (Flats): See 241.232
Packages (Small Packets): See 241.242 and 241.243

Postcards (241.22)                                            $0.98

Airmail M-bags (260) —
Direct Sack to One Addressee                        Price Group 7
Weight not over 11 lbs.                                  $46.75
Each additional pound or fraction of a pound               4.25
                    Weight Limit: 66 pounds

Matter for the Blind (270)
Free when sent as First-Class Mail International, including the
   Priority Mail International Flat Rate Envelope and Small Flat
   Rate Box. Weight limit: 4 pounds.
Free when sent as Priority Mail International.
   Weight limit: 15 pounds.




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Eritrea                                                                                             International Mail Manual


                                                                                                                       Eritrea
Country Conditions for Mailing
Prohibitions (130)                                                  Global Express Guaranteed (210)                    Price Group 4
Coins; banknotes; currency notes (paper money); securities           Weight               Weight               Weight
  payable to bearer; traveler’s checks; manufactured and             not over             not over             not over
  unmanufactured platinum, gold, silver; precious stones;             (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)     Price
  jewelry; and other valuable articles.                                0.5      $93.95       24    $479.50        48    $795.50
Matches of white phosphorus.                                             1      110.00       25      494.00       49      806.00
                                                                         2      128.50       26      508.50       50      816.50
                                                                         3      147.00       27      523.00       51      827.00
Restrictions                                                             4      165.50       28      537.50       52      837.50
Cassettes, video tapes, books, and magazines require
                                                                         5      184.00       29      552.00       53      848.00
   authorization of the Ministry of Information and Education.
                                                                         6      202.50       30      566.50       54      858.50
Gold (non-ornamental) having commercial value is admitted by
                                                                         7      221.00       31      581.00       55      869.00
   a special authorization of the Bank of Eritrea.
                                                                         8      239.50       32      595.50       56      879.50
Radio communication apparatus requires authorization from
                                                                         9      258.00       33      610.00       57      890.00
   the Telecommunications Authority.
                                                                        10      276.50       34      624.50       58      900.50
Merchandise valued more than 50 Birr require authorization of
                                                                        11      291.00       35      639.00       59      911.00
   the National Bank.
                                                                        12      305.50       36      653.50       60      921.50
Prepared foods and beverages, used clothes, medicines
                                                                        13      320.00       37      668.00       61      932.00
   require authorization of the Ministry of Public Health.
                                                                        14      334.50       38      682.50       62      942.50
                                                                        15      349.00       39      697.00       63      953.00
Observations                                                            16      363.50       40      711.50       64      963.50
1. First-Class Mail International items may not contain dutiable        17      378.00       41      722.00       65      974.00
   articles.                                                            18      392.50       42      732.50       66      984.50
2. Postal authorities of Eritrea may collect domestic postage           19      407.00       43      743.00       67      995.00
   from addressees for inbound shipments.                               20      421.50       44      753.50       68    1,005.50
3. In order to facilitate customs clearance and delivery, senders       21      436.00       45      764.00       69    1,016.00
   must enclose in their mailpieces a copy of an invoice                22      450.50       46      774.50       70    1,026.50
   covering the contents. Such invoices must be attested by an          23      465.00       47      785.00
   appropriate authority of the country of origin (chamber of                            Weight Limit: 70 lbs.
   commerce, board of trade, etc.).
4. Packing and Packaging — All shipments must be very
   strongly packed. Contents liable to be affected by dampness      Insurance (212.5)
   should be enclosed in two separate waterproof covers.             Insured Amount                  Insured Amount
                                                                         not over         Fee            not over          Fee
Customs Forms Required (123)                                              $100           No Fee     For document reconstruction
First-Class Mail International items and Priority Mail                     200           $1.00      insurance or non-document
                                                                           300            2.00      insurance coverage above $800,
   International Flat Rate Envelopes and Small Flat Rate Boxes:
                                                                           400            3.00      add $1.00 per $100 or fraction
   PS Form 2976 (see 123.61)                                                                        thereof, up to a maximum of
Priority Mail International parcels:                                       500            4.00      $2,499 per shipment.
   PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)                                 600            5.00
                                                                           700            6.00
                                                                           800            7.00         $2,499 max.       $24.00

                                                                    Value Limit (212.1)
                                                                    The maximum value of a GXG shipment to this country is
                                                                      $2,499 or a lesser amount if limited by content or value.

                                                                    Size Limits (211.22)
                                                                    The surface area of the address side of the item to be mailed
                                                                      must be large enough to completely contain the Global
                                                                      Express Guaranteed Air Waybill/Shipping Invoice (shipping
                                                                      label), postage, endorsement, and any applicable markings.
                                                                      The shipping label is approximately 5.5 inches high and
                                                                      9.5 inches long.
                                                                    Maximum length: 46 inches
                                                                    Maximum width: 35 inches
                                                                    Maximum height: 46 inches
                                                                    Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches

                                                                    General Conditions for Mailing
                                                                    See Publication 141, Global Express Guaranteed Service
                                                                      Guide, for information about 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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Individual Country Listings                                                                                                            Eritrea

Express Mail International (220)                      Price Group 7    Notes:
                                                                       1. Coins; banknotes; currency notes, including paper money;
 Weight                Weight               Weight
 not over             not over              not over                      securities of any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks;
  (lbs.)     Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)         Price         platinum, gold, and silver; precious stones; jewelry; watches;
   0.5      $28.95        24    $161.25        48         $299.25         and other valuable articles are prohibited in Express Mail
     1       35.50        25     167.00        49          305.00         International shipments to Eritrea.
     2       40.25        26     172.75        50          310.75      2. All items prohibited in regular international mail are also
     3       45.00        27     178.50        51          316.50         prohibited in Express Mail International to Eritrea.
     4       49.75        28     184.25        52          322.25
     5       54.50        29     190.00        53          328.00      Reciprocal Service Name: EMS
     6       59.75        30     195.75        54          333.75
     7       65.00        31     201.50        55          339.50      Country Code: ER
     8       70.25        32     207.25        56          345.25
     9       75.50        33     213.00        57          351.00      Areas Served:
    10       80.75        34     218.75        58          356.75
                                                                          Asmara
    11       86.50        35     224.50        59          362.50
    12       92.25        36     230.25        60          368.25         Assab
    13       98.00        37     236.00        61          374.00         Massawa
    14      103.75        38     241.75        62          379.75
    15      109.50        39     247.50        63          385.50      Priority Mail International (230)                         Price Group 7
    16      115.25        40     253.25        64          391.25
    17      121.00        41     259.00        65          397.00       Weight                  Weight               Weight
    18      126.75        42     264.75        66          402.75       not over                not over             not over
                                                                         (lbs.)       Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)           Price
    19      132.50        43     270.50
                                                                            1        $25.50        16      $97.65       31           $173.40
    20      138.25        44     276.25
                                                                            2         30.15        17      102.70       32            178.45
    21      144.00        45     282.00
                                                                            3         34.80        18      107.75       33            183.50
    22      149.75        46     287.75
                                                                            4         39.45        19      112.80       34            188.55
    23      155.50        47     293.50
                                                                            5         44.10        20      117.85       35            193.60
                      Weight Limit: 66 lbs.
                                                                            6         48.75        21      122.90       36            198.65
Express Mail International — Flat Rate                                      7         53.40        22      127.95       37            203.70
                                                                            8         58.05        23      133.00       38            208.75
Flat Rate Envelope:      $28.95                                             9         62.70        24      138.05       39            213.80
                                                                           10         67.35        25      143.10       40            218.85
Insurance (222.71)                                                         11         72.40        26      148.15       41            223.90
Available for Express Mail International merchandise
                                                                           12         77.45        27      153.20       42            228.95
shipments only
                                                                           13         82.50        28      158.25       43            234.00
 Insured Amount                   Insured Amount                           14         87.55        29      163.30       44            239.05
     not over           Fee           not over             Fee             15         92.60        30      168.35
      $100             No Fee     For insurance coverage above                                 Weight Limit: 44 lbs.
        200            $0.75      $2,000, add $1.40 for each $500 or
                                                                       Note: Ordinary Priority Mail International includes indemnity at no cost
        500             2.15      fraction thereof, up to a maximum
                                                                       based on weight. (See 230.)
      1,000             3.55      of $5,000 per shipment.
      1,500             4.95                                           Priority Mail International — Flat Rate
      2,000             6.35         $5,000 max.         $14.75
                                                                       Flat Rate Envelope or Small Flat Rate Box: $13.45
                          Required Customs                             May contain items that may be sent as First-Class Mail
 Articles Admitted        Form/Endorsement                             International. The maximum weight is 4 lbs.
                                                                       Flat Rate Boxes: Medium – $43.45; Large – $55.95
 Correspondence           PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22
 and business             (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration           The maximum weight is 20 lbs. or the limit set by the individual
 papers.                  (green label). Endorse item clearly          country, whichever is less.
                          next to mailing label as BUSINESS
                          PAPERS.                                      Size Limits (231.22)
 Merchandise              PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22                Maximum length: 42 inches
 samples without          (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration           Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
 commercial value         (green label).
 and not subject to
 customs duty.
 Merchandise and all      PS Form 2976-A, Customs
 articles subject to      Declaration and Dispatch Note
 customs duty.            CP 72, inside a PS Form 2976-E,
                          Customs Declaration Envelope
                          CP 91.

Size Limits (221.42)
Maximum length: 36 inches
Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches

Return Receipt Service (222.72): NOT Available


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Eritrea                                                                                                 International Mail Manual

First-Class Mail International (240)                  Price Group 7   Extra Services
Letters
                                                                      Certificate of Mailing (313)
 Weight
 not over                                                             Individual Pieces                                              Fee
  (ozs.)    Price                                                     Individual article (PS Form 3817)                             $1.15
    1       $0.98      Note: A letter meeting one or more of          Firm mailing books (PS Form 3877), per article listed          0.42
    2        1.76      the nonmachinable characteristics in              (minimum 3)
    3        2.54      241.217 is charged a nonmachinable             Duplicate copy of PS Form 3817 or PS Form 3877                 1.15
   3.5       3.32      surcharge of $0.20.                               (per page)
Large Envelopes (Flats)                                               Bulk Quantities                                                Fee
 Weight               Weight               Weight                     First 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)                      $6.50
 not over             not over             not over                   Each additional 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)             0.75
  (ozs.)    Price      (ozs.)     Price     (ozs.)       Price
                                                                      Duplicate copy of PS Form 3606                                 1.15
    1       $1.24        12       $8.44       44        $21.80
    2        2.03        16       10.11       48         23.47
    3        2.82        20       11.78       52         25.14        COD and Certified                       NOT for International Mail
    4        3.61        24       13.45       56         26.81
    5        4.40        28       15.12       60         28.48        Insurance (323)                                        NOT Available
    6        5.19        32       16.79       64         30.15
    7        5.98        36       18.46                               International Business Reply Service (382)
    8        6.77        40       20.13                               Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.45; Cards $0.95
Packages (Small Packets)
                                                                      International Postal Money Order (371)
 Weight               Weight               Weight                     NOT Available
 not over             not over             not over
  (ozs.)    Price      (ozs.)     Price     (ozs.)       Price
    1       $1.44        12       $8.64       44        $22.00
                                                                      International Reply Coupons (381)                        Fee: $2.10
    2        2.23        16       10.31       48         23.67
    3        3.02        20       11.98       52         25.34        Registered Mail (330)                                    Fee: $11.50
    4        3.81        24       13.65       56         27.01        Maximum Indemnity: $45.62
    5        4.60        28       15.32       60         28.68        Available for First-Class Mail International,
    6        5.39        32       16.99       64         30.35        including postcards, and matter for
    7        6.18        36       18.66                               the blind or other physically handicapped
    8        6.97        40       20.33                               persons. Not applicable to M-bags.

                                                                      Restricted Delivery (350)                                Fee: $4.50
Size Limits                                                           Available for registered mail with a return receipt.
Letters: See 241.212                                                  Endorsements:        A remettre en main propre.
Postcards: See 241.221
Large Envelopes (Flats): See 241.232                                  Return Receipt (340)                                     Fee: $2.30
Packages (Small Packets): See 241.242 and 241.243                     Available for registered mail only.

Postcards (241.22)                                          $0.98

Airmail M-bags (260) —
Direct Sack to One Addressee                      Price Group 7
Weight not over 11 lbs.                                $46.75
Each additional pound or fraction of a pound             4.25
                    Weight Limit: 66 pounds

Matter for the Blind (270)                       NOT Available




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Individual Country Listings                                                                                                 Estonia


                                                                                                                        Estonia
Country Conditions for Mailing
Prohibitions (130)                                                  Global Express Guaranteed (210)                      Price Group 4
Arms, munitions, and parts and accessories thereof.                     Weight               Weight               Weight
Coins, bank notes, currency notes; traveler’s checks; securities        not over             not over             not over
  payable to bearer; platinum, gold, or silver (manufactured or          (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)     Price
  not); precious stones, jewelry, and other valuable articles.            0.5      $93.95       24    $479.50        48    $795.50
Explosive and pyrotechnics articles; combustible materials.                 1      110.00       25      494.00       49      806.00
Perishable infectious biological substances.                                2      128.50       26      508.50       50      816.50
Perishable noninfectious biological substances.                             3      147.00       27      523.00       51      827.00
Radioactive materials.                                                      4      165.50       28      537.50       52      837.50
                                                                            5      184.00       29      552.00       53      848.00
                                                                            6      202.50       30      566.50       54      858.50
Restrictions                                                                7      221.00       31      581.00       55      869.00
Articles subject to customs duty may not be sent in ordinary or
                                                                            8      239.50       32      595.50       56      879.50
   registered First-Class Mail International items, including the
                                                                            9      258.00       33      610.00       57      890.00
   Priority Mail International Flat Rate Envelope and Small Flat
                                                                           10      276.50       34      624.50       58      900.50
   Rate Box.
                                                                           11      291.00       35      639.00       59      911.00
Flour and preparations of cereals are permitted to private
                                                                           12      305.50       36      653.50       60      921.50
   persons subject to inspection by quarantine officials.
                                                                           13      320.00       37      668.00       61      932.00
Medicines, narcotic and psychotropic substances; other
                                                                           14      334.50       38      682.50       62      942.50
   products used in medical treatment are subject to prior
                                                                           15      349.00       39      697.00       63      953.00
   authorization by the Estonian Ministry of Social Maintenance
                                                                           16      363.50       40      711.50       64      963.50
   Health Department or by the Estonian State Department of
                                                                           17      378.00       41      722.00       65      974.00
   Veterinary.
                                                                           18      392.50       42      732.50       66      984.50
Wireless transmission equipment is subject to addressee’s
                                                                           19      407.00       43      743.00       67      995.00
   compliance with import restrictions, permits, or quota
                                                                           20      421.50       44      753.50       68    1,005.50
   conditions.
                                                                           21      436.00       45      764.00       69    1,016.00
                                                                           22      450.50       46      774.50       70    1,026.50
Observations                                                               23      465.00       47      785.00
None                                                                                        Weight Limit: 70 lbs.

Customs Forms Required (123)                                        Insurance (212.5)
First-Class Mail International items and Priority Mail
   International Flat Rate Envelopes and Small Flat Rate Boxes:         Insured Amount                 Insured Amount
   PS Form 2976 (see 123.61)                                                not over         Fee           not over          Fee
Priority Mail International parcels:                                         $100           No Fee    For document reconstruction
   PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)                                    200           $1.00     insurance or non-document
                                                                              300            2.00     insurance coverage above $800,
                                                                              400            3.00     add $1.00 per $100 or fraction
                                                                                                      thereof, up to a maximum of
                                                                              500            4.00     $2,499 per shipment.
                                                                              600            5.00
                                                                              700            6.00
                                                                              800            7.00        $2,499 max.       $24.00

                                                                    Value Limit (212.1)
                                                                    The maximum value of a GXG shipment to this country is
                                                                      $2,499 or a lesser amount if limited by content or value.
                                                                    v




                                                                    Size Limits (211.22)
                                                                    The surface area of the address side of the item to be mailed
                                                                      must be large enough to completely contain the Global
                                                                      Express Guaranteed Air Waybill/Shipping Invoice (shipping
                                                                      label), postage, endorsement, and any applicable markings.
                                                                      The shipping label is approximately 5.5 inches high and
                                                                      9.5 inches long.
                                                                    Maximum length: 46 inches
                                                                    Maximum width: 35 inches
                                                                    Maximum height: 46 inches
                                                                    Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches

                                                                    General Conditions for Mailing
                                                                    See Publication 141, Global Express Guaranteed Service
                                                                      Guide, for information about 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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Estonia                                                                                                     International Mail Manual

Express Mail International (220)                      Price Group 4    Note:
                                                                       Coins; banknotes; currency notes, including paper money;
 Weight                Weight               Weight
 not over              not over             not over                     securities of any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks;
  (lbs.)     Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)         Price        platinum, gold, and silver; precious stones; jewelry; watches;
   0.5      $28.95        24    $130.25        48         $232.25        and other valuable articles are prohibited in Express Mail
     1       32.50        25      134.50       49          236.50        International shipments to Estonia.
     2       36.75        26      138.75       50          240.75      Reciprocal Service Name: EMS
     3       41.00        27      143.00       51          245.00
     4       45.25        28      147.25       52          249.25      Country Code: EE
     5       49.50        29      151.50       53          253.50
     6       53.75        30      155.75       54          257.75
                                                                       Areas Served:
                                                                       Express Mail International is available only to the following
     7       58.00        31      160.00       55          262.00
                                                                         locations:
     8       62.25        32      164.25       56          266.25
     9       66.50        33      168.50       57          270.50         Area I: Postal Codes 200001–200902 - Tallinn
    10       70.75        34      172.75       58          274.75         Area II:
    11       75.00        35      177.00       59          279.00         Hiiumaa              Narva           Tartu
    12       79.25        36      181.25       60          283.25         Jarvamaa             Parnu           Valgamaa
    13       83.50        37      185.50       61          287.50         Jogevamaa            Polvamaa        Viljandimaa
    14       87.75        38      189.75       62          291.75         Kohtla-Jarve         Raplamma        Vorumaa
    15       92.00        39      194.00       63          296.00         Laanemaa             Saaremaa
    16       96.25        40      198.25       64          300.25         Laane-Virumaa        Sillamae
    17      100.50        41      202.50       65          304.50
    18      104.75        42      206.75       66          308.75      Priority Mail International (230)                         Price Group 4
    19      109.00        43      211.00
    20      113.25        44      215.25                                Weight                  Weight               Weight
                                                                        not over                not over             not over
    21      117.50        45      219.50                                 (lbs.)       Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)           Price
    22      121.75        46      223.75
                                                                            1        $25.00        25    $115.00        49           $205.00
    23      126.00        47      228.00
                                                                            2         28.75        26      118.75       50            208.75
                      Weight Limit: 66 lbs.
                                                                            3         32.50        27      122.50       51            212.50
Express Mail International — Flat Rate                                      4         36.25        28      126.25       52            216.25
                                                                            5         40.00        29      130.00       53            220.00
Flat Rate Envelope:      $28.95                                             6         43.75        30      133.75       54            223.75
                                                                            7         47.50        31      137.50       55            227.50
Insurance (222.71)                                                          8         51.25        32      141.25       56            231.25
Available for Express Mail International merchandise
                                                                            9         55.00        33      145.00       57            235.00
shipments only
                                                                           10         58.75        34      148.75       58            238.75
 Insured Amount                   Insured Amount                           11         62.50        35      152.50       59            242.50
     not over           Fee           not over             Fee             12         66.25        36      156.25       60            246.25
      $100             No Fee     For insurance coverage above             13         70.00        37      160.00       61            250.00
        200            $0.75      $2,000, add $1.40 for each $500 or       14         73.75        38      163.75       62            253.75
        500             2.15      fraction thereof, up to a maximum        15         77.50        39      167.50       63            257.50
      1,000             3.55      of $5,000 per shipment.
                                                                           16         81.25        40      171.25       64            261.25
      1,500             4.95                                               17         85.00        41      175.00       65            265.00
      2,000             6.35         $5,000 max.         $14.75            18         88.75        42      178.75       66            268.75
                                                                           19         92.50        43      182.50       67            272.50
                          Required Customs                                 20         96.25        44      186.25       68            276.25
 Articles Admitted        Form/Endorsement                                 21        100.00        45      190.00       69            280.00
                                                                           22        103.75        46      193.75       70            283.75
 Correspondence           PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22
                                                                           23        107.50        47      197.50
 and business             (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration
                                                                           24        111.25        48      201.25
 papers.                  (green label). Endorse item clearly
                                                                                               Weight Limit: 70 lbs.
                          next to mailing label as BUSINESS
                          PAPERS.                                      Note: Ordinary Priority Mail International includes indemnity at no cost
                                                                       based on weight. (See 230.)
 Merchandise              PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22
 samples without          (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration           Priority Mail International — Flat Rate
 commercial value         (green label).
                                                                       Flat Rate Envelope or Small Flat Rate Box: $13.45
 and not subject to
 customs duty.                                                         May contain items that may be sent as First-Class Mail
                                                                       International. The maximum weight is 4 lbs.
 Merchandise and all      PS Form 2976-A, Customs
                                                                       Flat Rate Boxes: Medium – $43.45; Large – $55.95
 articles subject to      Declaration and Dispatch Note
 customs duty.            CP 72, inside a PS Form 2976-E,              The maximum weight is 20 lbs. or the limit set by the individual
                          Customs Declaration Envelope                 country, whichever is less.
                          CP 91. A commercial invoice must
                          be included in each item.                    Size Limits (231.22)
                                                                       Maximum length: 42 inches
Size Limits (221.42)                                                   Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
Maximum length: 36 inches
Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches

Return Receipt Service (222.72): NOT Available


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                                                                                                       Contents            Country Index

Individual Country Listings                                                                                                       Estonia

First-Class Mail International (240)                    Price Group 4   Extra Services
Letters
                                                                        Certificate of Mailing (313)
 Weight
 not over                                                               Individual Pieces                                              Fee
  (ozs.)     Price                                                      Individual article (PS Form 3817)                             $1.15
    1        $0.98      Note: A letter meeting one or more of           Firm mailing books (PS Form 3877), per article listed          0.42
    2         1.82      the nonmachinable characteristics in               (minimum 3)
    3         2.66      241.217 is charged a nonmachinable              Duplicate copy of PS Form 3817 or PS Form 3877                    1.15
   3.5        3.50      surcharge of $0.20.                                (per page)
Large Envelopes (Flats)                                                 Bulk Quantities                                                Fee
 Weight                Weight                Weight                     First 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)                      $6.50
 not over              not over              not over                   Each additional 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)             0.75
  (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)       Price
                                                                        Duplicate copy of PS Form 3606                                 1.15
    1        $1.24        12       $8.84        44        $22.60
    2         2.08        16       10.56        48         24.32
    3         2.92        20       12.28        52         26.04        COD and Certified                       NOT for International Mail
    4         3.76        24       14.00        56         27.76
    5         4.60        28       15.72        60         29.48        Insurance (323)
    6         5.44        32       17.44        64         31.20        Available for Priority Mail International merchandise parcels
    7         6.28        36       19.16                                only (see 323.72 for markings)
    8         7.12        40       20.88
                                                                         Insured Amount                    Insured Amount
Packages (Small Packets)                                                     not over           Fee            not over            Fee
                                                                               $50             $2.50
 Weight                Weight                Weight                            100              3.40      Add $1.00 for each additional
 not over              not over              not over                                                     $100 or fraction of insurance
  (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)     Price      (ozs.)       Price               200              4.40
                                                                               300              5.40      coverage.
    1        $1.44        12       $9.04        44        $22.80
                                                                               400              6.40
    2         2.28        16       10.76        48         24.52
                                                                               500              7.40         $2,187 max.         $24.40
    3         3.12        20       12.48        52         26.24
    4         3.96        24       14.20        56         27.96
    5         4.80        28       15.92        60         29.68        International Business Reply Service (382)
    6         5.64        32       17.64        64         31.40        Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.45; Cards $0.95
    7         6.48        36       19.36
    8         7.32        40       21.08                                International Postal Money Order (371)
                                                                        NOT Available

Size Limits                                                             International Reply Coupons (381)                       Fee: $2.10
Letters: See 241.212
Postcards: See 241.221                                                  Registered Mail (330)                                  Fee: $11.50
Large Envelopes (Flats): See 241.232                                    Maximum Indemnity: $45.62
Packages (Small Packets): See 241.242 and 241.243                       Available for First-Class Mail International,
                                                                        including postcards, and matter for
Postcards (241.22)                                            $0.98     the blind or other physically handicapped
                                                                        persons. Not applicable to M-bags.
Airmail M-bags (260) —
Direct Sack to One Addressee                        Price Group 4
                                                                        Restricted Delivery (350)                               Fee: $4.50
                                                                        Available for registered mail with a return receipt.
Weight not over 11 lbs.                                  $46.20         Endorsements:        A remettre en main propre.
Each additional pound or fraction of a pound               4.20
                    Weight Limit: 66 pounds
                                                                        Return Receipt (340)                                    Fee: $2.30
                                                                        Available for registered mail and insured
Matter for the Blind (270)                                              Priority Mail International parcels only.
Free when sent as First-Class Mail International, including the
   Priority Mail International Flat Rate Envelope and Small Flat
   Rate Box. Weight limit: 4 pounds.
Free when sent as Priority Mail International.
   Weight limit: 15 pounds.




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Ethiopia                                                                                            International Mail Manual


                                                                                                                     Ethiopia
Country Conditions for Mailing
Prohibitions (130)                                                  Global Express Guaranteed (210)                    Price Group 4
Coins; banknotes; currency notes (paper money); securities           Weight               Weight               Weight
  payable to bearer; traveler’s checks; manufactured and             not over             not over             not over
  unmanufactured platinum, gold, silver; precious stones;             (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)     Price
  jewelry; and other valuable articles.                                0.5      $93.95       24    $479.50        48    $795.50
                                                                         1      110.00       25      494.00       49      806.00
                                                                         2      128.50       26      508.50       50      816.50
Restrictions                                                             3      147.00       27      523.00       51      827.00
Cassettes, video tapes, books, and magazines require
                                                                         4      165.50       28      537.50       52      837.50
   authorization of the Ministry of Information and Education.
                                                                         5      184.00       29      552.00       53      848.00
Merchandise valued more than 50 Birr require authorization of
                                                                         6      202.50       30      566.50       54      858.50
   the National Bank.
                                                                         7      221.00       31      581.00       55      869.00
Prepared foods and beverages, used clothes, medicines
                                                                         8      239.50       32      595.50       56      879.50
   require authorization of the Ministry of Public Health.
                                                                         9      258.00       33      610.00       57      890.00
                                                                        10      276.50       34      624.50       58      900.50
Observations                                                            11      291.00       35      639.00       59      911.00
1. First-Class Mail International items, including Priority Mail        12      305.50       36      653.50       60      921.50
   International Flat Rate Envelopes, may not contain dutiable          13      320.00       37      668.00       61      932.00
   articles.                                                            14      334.50       38      682.50       62      942.50
2. Postal authorities of Ethiopia may collect domestic postage          15      349.00       39      697.00       63      953.00
   from addressees for inbound shipments.                               16      363.50       40      711.50       64      963.50
3. In order to facilitate customs clearance and delivery, senders       17      378.00       41      722.00       65      974.00
   must enclose in their mailpieces a copy of an invoice                18      392.50       42      732.50       66      984.50
   covering the contents. Such invoices must be attested by an          19      407.00       43      743.00       67      995.00
   appropriate authority of the country of origin (chamber of           20      421.50       44      753.50       68    1,005.50
   commerce, board of trade, etc.).                                     21      436.00       45      764.00       69    1,016.00
4. Packing and Packaging — All shipments must be very                   22      450.50       46      774.50       70    1,026.50
   strongly packed. Contents liable to be affected by dampness          23      465.00       47      785.00
   should be enclosed in two separate waterproof covers.                                 Weight Limit: 70 lbs.

Customs Forms Required (123)                                        Insurance (212.5)
First-Class Mail International items and Priority Mail
   International Flat Rate Envelopes and Small Flat Rate Boxes:      Insured Amount                  Insured Amount
   PS Form 2976 (see 123.61)                                             not over         Fee            not over          Fee
Priority Mail International parcels:                                      $100           No Fee     For document reconstruction
   PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)                                 200           $1.00      insurance or non-document
                                                                           300            2.00      insurance coverage above $800,
                                                                           400            3.00      add $1.00 per $100 or fraction
                                                                                                    thereof, up to a maximum of
                                                                           500            4.00      $2,499 per shipment.
                                                                           600            5.00
                                                                           700            6.00
                                                                           800            7.00         $2,499 max.       $24.00

                                                                    Value Limit (212.1)
                                                                    The maximum value of a GXG shipment to this country is
                                                                      $2,499 or a lesser amount if limited by content or value.

                                                                    Size Limits (211.22)
                                                                    The surface area of the address side of the item to be mailed
                                                                      must be large enough to completely contain the Global
                                                                      Express Guaranteed Air Waybill/Shipping Invoice (shipping
                                                                      label), postage, endorsement, and any applicable markings.
                                                                      The shipping label is approximately 5.5 inches high and
                                                                      9.5 inches long.
                                                                    Maximum length: 46 inches
                                                                    Maximum width: 35 inches
                                                                    Maximum height: 46 inches
                                                                    Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches

                                                                    General Conditions for Mailing
                                                                    See Publication 141, Global Express Guaranteed Service
                                                                      Guide, for information about 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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Individual Country Listings                                                                                                          Ethiopia

Express Mail International (220)                      Price Group 8    Note:
                                                                       Coins; banknotes; currency notes, including paper money;
 Weight                Weight               Weight
 not over              not over             not over                     securities of any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks;
  (lbs.)     Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)         Price        platinum, gold, and silver; precious stones; jewelry; watches;
   0.5      $28.95        24    $163.25        48         $301.25        and other valuable articles are prohibited in Express Mail
     1       35.00        25      169.00       49          307.00        International shipments to Ethiopia.
     2       39.75        26      174.75       50          312.75
     3       44.50        27      180.50       51          318.50      Reciprocal Service Name: EMS Ethiopia
     4       49.25        28      186.25       52          324.25
     5       54.00        29      192.00       53          330.00      Country Code: ET
     6       59.75        30      197.75       54          335.75
     7       65.50        31      203.50       55          341.50      Areas Served:
     8       71.25        32      209.25       56          347.25
                                                                          Addis Ababa                          Jimma
     9       77.00        33      215.00       57          353.00
    10       82.75        34      220.75       58          358.75         Bahr Dar                             Harar
    11       88.50        35      226.50       59          364.50         Dir Dawa
    12       94.25        36      232.25       60          370.25
    13      100.00        37      238.00       61          376.00      Priority Mail International (230)                         Price Group 8
    14      105.75        38      243.75       62          381.75
    15      111.50        39      249.50       63          387.50       Weight                  Weight               Weight
    16      117.25        40      255.25       64          393.25       not over                not over             not over
                                                                         (lbs.)       Price      (lbs.)     Price     (lbs.)           Price
    17      123.00        41      261.00       65          399.00
                                                                            1        $24.50        23    $124.50        45           $229.00
    18      128.75        42      266.75       66          404.75
                                                                            2         28.75        24      129.25       46            233.75
    19      134.50        43      272.50
                                                                            3         33.00        25      134.00       47            238.50
    20      140.25        44      278.25
                                                                            4         37.25        26      138.75       48            243.25
    21      146.00        45      284.00
                                                                            5         41.50        27      143.50       49            248.00
    22      151.75        46      289.75
                                                                            6         45.75        28      148.25       50            252.75
    23      157.50        47      295.50
                                                                            7         50.00        29      153.00       51            257.50
                      Weight Limit: 66 lbs.
                                                                            8         54.25        30      157.75       52            262.25
Express Mail International — Flat Rate                                      9         58.50        31      162.50       53            267.00
                                                                           10         62.75        32      167.25       54            271.75
Flat Rate Envelope:      $28.95                                            11         67.50        33      172.00       55            276.50
                                                                           12         72.25        34      176.75       56            281.25
Insurance (222.71)                                                         13         77.00        35      181.50       57            286.00
Available for Express Mail International merchandise
                                                                           14         81.75        36      186.25       58            290.75
shipments only
                                                                           15         86.50        37      191.00       59            295.50
 Insured Amount                   Insured Amount                           16         91.25        38      195.75       60            300.25
     not over           Fee           not over             Fee             17         96.00        39      200.50       61            305.00
      $100             No Fee     For insurance coverage above             18        100.75        40      205.25       62            309.75
        200            $0.75      $2,000, add $1.40 for each $500 or       19        105.50        41      210.00       63            314.50
        500             2.15      fraction thereof, up to a maximum
                                                                           20        110.25        42      214.75       64            319.25
      1,000             3.55      of $5,000 per shipment.
                                                                           21        115.00        43      219.50       65            324.00
      1,500             4.95                                               22        119.75        44      224.25       66            328.75
      2,000             6.35         $5,000 max.         $14.75                                Weight Limit: 66 lbs.
                                                                       Note: Ordinary Priority Mail International includes indemnity at no cost
                          Required Customs                             based on weight. (See 230.)
 Articles Admitted        Form/Endorsement
 Correspondence           PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22                Priority Mail International — Flat Rate
 and business             (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration           Flat Rate Envelope or Small Flat Rate Box: $13.45
 papers.                  (green label). Endorse item clearly          May contain items that may be sent as First-Class Mail
                          next to mailing label as BUSINESS            International. The maximum weight is 4 lbs.
                          PAPERS.
                                                                       Flat Rate Boxes: Medium – $43.45; Large – $55.95
 Merchandise              PS Form 2976, Customs — CN 22                The maximum weight is 20 lbs. or the limit set by the individual
 samples without          (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration           country, whichever is less.
 commercial value.        (green label).
 Merchandise and all      PS Form 2976-A, Customs                      Size Limits (231.22)
 articles subject to      Declaration and Dispatch Note                Maximum length: 42 inches
 customs duty.            CP 72, inside a PS Form 2976-E,              Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches
                          Customs Declaration Envelope
                          CP 91. A commercial invoice must
                          be included in each item.

Size Limits (221.42)
Maximum length: 36 inches
Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches

Return Receipt Service (222.72): NOT Available



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Ethiopia                                                                                                International Mail Manual

First-Class Mail International (240)                  Price Group 8   Extra Services
Letters
                                                                      Certificate of Mailing (313)
 Weight
 not over                                                             Individual Pieces                                              Fee
  (ozs.)    Price                                                     Individual article (PS Form 3817)                             $1.15
    1       $0.98      Note: A letter meeting one or more of          Firm mailing books (PS Form 3877), per article listed          0.42
    2        1.76      the nonmachinable characteristics in              (minimum 3)
    3        2.54      241.217 is charged a nonmachinable             Duplicate copy of PS Form 3817 or PS Form 3877                 1.15
   3.5       3.32      surcharge of $0.20.                               (per page)
Large Envelopes (Flats)                                               Bulk Quantities                                                Fee
 Weight               Weight               Weight                     First 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)                      $6.50
 not over             not over             not over                   Each additional 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)             0.75
  (ozs.)    Price      (ozs.)     Price     (ozs.)       Price
                                                                      Duplicate copy of PS Form 3606                                 1.15
    1       $1.24        12       $8.44       44        $21.80
    2        2.03        16       10.11       48         23.47
    3        2.82        20       11.78       52         25.14        COD and Certified                       NOT for International Mail
    4        3.61        24       13.45       56         26.81
    5        4.40        28       15.12       60         28.48        Insurance (323)                                        NOT Available
    6        5.19        32       16.79       64         30.15
    7        5.98        36       18.46                               International Business Reply Service (382)
    8        6.77        40       20.13                               Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.45; Cards $0.95
Packages (Small Packets)
                                                                      International Postal Money Order (371)
 Weight               Weight               Weight                     NOT Available
 not over             not over             not over
  (ozs.)    Price      (ozs.)     Price     (ozs.)       Price
    1       $1.44        12       $8.64       44        $22.00
                                                                      International Reply Coupons (381)                        Fee: $2.10
    2        2.23        16       10.31       48         23.67
    3        3.02        20       11.98       52         25.34        Registered Mail (330)                                    Fee: $11.50
    4        3.81        24       13.65       56         27.01        Maximum Indemnity: $45.62
    5        4.60        28       15.32       60         28.68        Available for First-Class Mail International,
    6        5.39        32       16.99       64         30.35        including postcards, and matter for
    7        6.18        36       18.66                               the blind or other physically handicapped
    8        6.97        40       20.33                               persons. Not applicable to M-bags.

                                                                      Restricted Delivery (350)                                Fee: $4.50
Size Limits                                                           Available for registered mail with a return receipt.
Letters: See 241.212                                                  Endorsements:        A remettre en main propre.
Postcards: See 241.221
Large Envelopes (Flats): See 241.232                                  Return Receipt (340)                                     Fee: $2.30
Packages (Small Packets): See 241.242 and 241.243                     Available for registered mail only.

Postcards (241.22)                                          $0.98

Airmail M-bags (260) —
Direct Sack to One Addressee                      Price Group 8
Weight not over 11 lbs.                                $46.75
Each additional pound or fraction of a pound             4.25
                    Weight Limit: 66 pounds

Matter for the Blind (270)                       NOT Available




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