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BAHAMAS
(Country code: BS)

SERVICE RATE
CODE
MAX.
WEIGHT (KG)
OVERSIZE
AVAILABILITY
MAX.
COVERAGE
Priority™ Worldwide (Delivery Standards)   05   30   NO   $1000
Xpresspost™ – International   101   10   YES   $1000
International Parcel™ (Surface)   401   10   NO   $1000
Small Packet™ (Air)   01   2   NO   N/A
Small Packet™ (Surface)   01   2   NO   N/A
CUSTOMS DECLARATION LANGUAGE English

SERVICE AVAILABILITY Registered Mail™ VALUABLES ACCEPTED
Letter-post™   YES   YES   YES
SERVICE AVAILABILITY FEE CODE CURRENCY
Money Orders™    YES   0   $CAN

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:

  • cosmetics
  • firecrackers
  • foodstuffs
  • liquids, non-hazardous
  • mechanical games and devices
  • organic/inorganic chemicals
  • pharmaceuticals
  • plants
  • rum / spirits / wine.

Prohibited Items

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

  • animals
  • bullion and currency
  • dredges used for sponging
  • fruits
  • goat hair
  • goods whose place of origin is Kuwait or Iraq
  • indecent or obscene articles or printed materials
  • infected cattle, sheep or animals
  • ivory
  • jewellery
  • liquids
  • log and timber products from Liberia
  • lottery tickets
  • meat and meat products
  • milk, skimmed, in tins
  • pornography
  • precious stones and metals
  • seditious or immoral articles
  • sodium fluoroacetate
  • substitutes of butter
  • tea, adulterated
  • tops and yarns made wholly or partly of goat hair
  • underwater guns, or device where a missile may be discharged under water
  • vegetables.

Documentation Required

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

The following documents may be required:

  • Commercial Invoice
  • Agricultural Permit
  • Phytosanitary Certificate
  • Business License

In addition, commercial goods mailed to the Bahamas require an invoice that states the country of origin of the goods.