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BELIZE
(Country code: BZ)

SERVICE RATE
CODE
MAX.
WEIGHT (KG)
OVERSIZE
AVAILABILITY
MAX.
COVERAGE
Priority™ Worldwide (Delivery Standards)   06   30   NO   $1000
Xpresspost™ – International   101   30   YES   $1000
International Parcel™ (Surface)   401   20   YES   $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   NO
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:

  • animal feed
  • animal products and subproducts
  • commercial goods
  • cultural and biological organism
  • cut flowers
  • fruits and vegetables
  • grains (wheat, rice, corn)
  • herbs
  • fertilizers (organic, inorganic)
  • legumes
  • live plants
  • lumber
  • nurseru stock and cuttings
  • nuts (peanuts, almonds)
  • packing material (straw, hull, hay, stalk and stems)
  • seeds
  • soil (rocks, minerals)
  • spices
  • veterinary biological products.

Prohibited Items

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

  • animals
  • asbestos
  • clothing and bedding, used
  • coin or bullion, unless clearly intended as ornamental
  • cosmetics
  • daggers
  • fruits and vegetables
  • gambling devices
  • ivory
  • jewellery
  • liquids non hazardous
  • log and timber products from Liberia
  • lottery tickets and advertising
  • pharmaceuticals
  • plants
  • playing cards
  • political Literature (of any kind)
  • postcards, packets of, sent as printed papers
  • pornography
  • publications for resale
  • rags
  • saccharine and similar substances
  • shaving brushes, Japanese origin
  • subversive Material
  • tobacco packed with other goods or sweetened with the leaves of other plants.

Documentation Required

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

Import Permits

The importation of some foodstuffs, plant and plant materials and veterinary vaccines requires an import permit from the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries and is subjected to inspection at the time of importation by quarantine inspectors from the Belize Agriculture and Health Authority (BAHA).

In addition, commercial goods mailed to Belize must include an invoice. British-made goods should include a Certificate of Origin.

Customs Procedures:

A Single Administrative Document (SAD) may be required on high value consignments.