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CONGO (REPUBLIC)
(Country code: CG)

SERVICE RATE
CODE
MAX.
WEIGHT (KG)
OVERSIZE
AVAILABILITY
MAX.
COVERAGE
Priority™ Worldwide (Delivery Standards)   07   30   NO   $1000
International Parcel™ (Air)   210   20   YES   $1000
International Parcel™ (Surface)   410   20   YES   $1000
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   YES
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:

  • alcoholics beverages
  • books and printed publications
  • foodstuffs
  • jewelery, costume
  • medical samples
  • medical/dental supplies and equipment
  • negatives, X-rays and films
  • personal effects
  • plants and parts of plants
  • tobacco products
  • weapons.

Prohibited Items

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

  • absinthe
  • animal and animal products/skins
  • antiques
  • batteries
  • bullion and currency
  • calendars
  • contraceptives
  • drugs, prescription, non-prescription
  • film, undeveloped
  • furs
  • gambling devices
  • Isopropanol
  • Jewellery, precious stones and metals
  • knives
  • money orders
  • military samples
  • pornography
  • perishables
  • satellite, satellite parts.

Documentation Required

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

All goods mailed to Congo require an import permit.

The following documents may be required:

1. DAU (Unique Administrative Document)

2. Commercial Invoice

3. Payment Slip receipt for Duties and Taxes

4. Import Declaration

5. Import License

Importers of agricultural and food products are required to present an import license from the Ministry of Commerce, as well as a Pre-Import Declaration. All shipments with FOB value higher or equal to three (3) million XAF (Congo Francs) need a Verification Certificate.

Customs Procedures:

The company BIVAC International is in charge of pre-shipment inspection of imports valued at USD 2,500 or greater. The Dominon Republic of Congo’s import-export control authority (OCC), through BIVAC, verifies the quantity, quality, and price of imports without a pre-shipment inspection certificate.