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CAPE VERDE
(Country code: CV)

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

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
  • commuication equipment
  • computer components and parts
  • fish and preserved fish
  • fruit
  • fats and vegetable oils
  • salt
  • tobacco
  • tinned meat.

An import permit is required for many goods. Before posting any item, senders should confirm that the addressee has any necessary permit.

Cape Verde accepts valuables in insured items only.

Prohibited Items

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

  • airline tickets, blank stock
  • animal products
  • antiques
  • asbestos
  • banknotes and other securities
  • ceramic products
  • credit cards, blank
  • furs
  • gold and silver
  • food additives, artificial
  • jewelry
  • knives (except cutlery)
  • labels resembling postage stamps
  • liquor
  • liquids non hazardous
  • military equipment
  • obscene material
  • precious metals and stones
  • pornography
  • perishable biological substances
  • pharmaceuticals
  • publications of an immoral nature
  • seeds / soils.

Documentation Required

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

In addition, commercial goods mailed to Cape Verde require a Certificate of Origin.

The following documents are required:

1. Certificate of Origin

2. Original Invoice