(Country code: AS)
Swains Island, Tutuila Island, Aunu'u and Manua Islands
Maximum Coverage = Maximum Declared Value for Carriage for the Priority™ Worldwide service.
* see Canada Post Prices for more information.
** No coverage is available on food items.
Senders should determine import restrictions from the country's authorities before posting:
- alcoholic beverages
- animals and animal bi-products
- food for human or animal consumption*
- fruits, vegetables, seeds, grains and citrus peel
- game and hunting trophies
- ivory items
- meat and meat byproducts
- merchandise from embargoed countries
- plants, seeds and soil
- skins, feathers and shells
- textiles and clothing
- tobacco and tobacco products
USA admits duty-free unsolicited genuine personal gifts not exceeding $100US in value (excluding tobacco products and alcohol-based perfume).
* All commercial shipments of food to the United States must be preceded by a Prior Notice of shipment. This includes mail items containing food for human or animal consumption, dietary supplements, vitamins and food additives or colour. Articles of food which have been non-commercially prepared by an individual in his own residence and sent to another individual as a non-commercial gift are exempt from the requirement for a Prior Notice. More information on the Prior Notice can be obtained from the USA Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
In addition to items considered non-mailable matter, the following are prohibited:
- articles violating copyright law
- blank tapes and CDs from Iran
- chain letters
- compressed gases
- counterfeit items
- credit card blanks
- Cuban cigars
- drug paraphernalia
- feathers of any kind
- graphite products
- haitian animal hide drums
- log and timber products from Liberia (wood-chips, poles, post, fence pickets, sheets, flooring, molding, pallet, tool handles, barrels, crates, tableware/kitchenware, shutters, blinds, cases/boxes/chests for jewellery and silverware, clothes hangers, clothespins, toothpicks, etc)
- lottery tickets or related advertising
- obscene printed materials
- pornographic material
- prison-made goods
- products made from dog and cat furs
- reprints of U.S. copyrighted work
- straw, grasses or other plant material used for packing
Information regarding Customs can be found in "Customs Requirements" of the Canada Postal Guide.
Senders must provide a Certificate of Origin, whenever possible.
A Certificate of Disinfection is required for shipments containing used clothing.
Pharmaceutical products require:
- photocopy of the doctor's prescription
- photocopy of a document proving the addressee's Canadian citizenship, e.g. birth certificate with photo I.D, passport
- letter from a doctor if drug is not FDA approved or if it does not require a prescription in Canada (available over the counter).