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CONGO, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF
(Country code: CD)

Including
ZAIRE

SERVICE RATE
CODE
MAX.
WEIGHT (KG)
OVERSIZE
AVAILABILITY
MAX.
COVERAGE
Priority™ Worldwide (Delivery Standards)   07   30   NO   $1000
International Parcel™ (Air)   210   30   YES   $100
International Parcel™ (Surface)   410   30   YES   $100
Small Packet™ (Air)   10   2   NO   N/A
Small Packet™ (Surface)   10   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™    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:

  • alcoholic beverages
  • ammunitions, and weapons
  • animals and animal products
  • bank notes
  • certain chemicals
  • coins, including commemorative
  • drugs and medicines
  • distilling apparatus
  • fertilizers and fungicides, biocides
  • herbicides
  • insecticides
  • military equipment
  • plants, fruit and grain
  • saccharine and similar substances
  • second-hand clothing
  • second hand materials intended for investment.

Prohibited Items

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

  • absinthe, liquors based on absinthe
  • antiques
  • contraceptives
  • furs
  • gambling devices
  • ivory
  • isopropanol
  • jewellery
  • metals, non-precious
  • military samples
  • perishables
  • pornography
  • watches.

Documentation Required

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

All goods mailed to the Democratic Republic of Congo require an import licence, except:

  • commercial samples and personal gifts to the value of 50 zaires.