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BENIN
(Country code: BJ)

SERVICE RATE
CODE
MAX.
WEIGHT (KG)
OVERSIZE
AVAILABILITY
MAX.
COVERAGE
Priority™ Worldwide (Delivery Standards)   07   30   NO   $1000
International Parcel™ (Air)   210   20   YES   $300
International Parcel™ (Surface)   410   20   YES   $300
Small Packet™ (Air)   10   2   NO   N/A
Small Packet™ (Surface)   10   2   NO   N/A
CUSTOMS DECLARATION LANGUAGE French

SERVICE AVAILABILITY Registered Mail™ VALUABLES ACCEPTED
Letter-post™   YES   YES   NO
SERVICE AVAILABILITY FEE CODE CURRENCY
Money Orders™    NO    

Maximum Coverage = Maximum Declared Value for Carriage for the Priority™ Worldwide service.

Import Restrictions

Senders should determine import restrictions from the country's authorities before posting:

  • commercial goods.

Prohibited Items

In addition to items considered non-mailable matter, the following are prohibited:

  • alcohol and items used to manufacture or distil alcohol
  • animals
  • airline tickets, blank stock
  • antiques
  • asbestos
  • bullion and currency
  • coins and medals
  • diamonds
  • dangerous goods
  • electrical items
  • firearms
  • fur
  • gambling devices
  • ivory
  • jewellery
  • knives
  • meat products
  • military appliances
  • mineral waters
  • plants
  • precious metals and stones
  • records, gramophone
  • saccharine
  • weights and measures
  • weapons.

Documentation Required

Information regarding Customs can be found in "Customs Requirements" of the Canada Postal Guide.

The following documents may be required (in French):

1. Packing List

2. Non-sale Certificate

3. Quality Certificate

4. Certificate of Non-Radioactivity