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ETHIOPIA
(Country code: ET)

SERVICE RATE
CODE
MAX.
WEIGHT (KG)
OVERSIZE
AVAILABILITY
MAX.
COVERAGE
Priority™ Worldwide (Delivery Standards)   07   30   NO   $1000
Xpresspost™ – International   110   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:

  • bees
  • books and magazines
  • cassettes / video tapes
  • fats, oils and waxes
  • food and beverages
  • fresh fruits
  • leeches
  • parasites, insects
  • matches and lighters
  • medicaments
  • silk worms
  • song birds
  • tobacco
  • tree seeds
  • vegetables
  • worn clothing.

Medicines and medical supplies must be registered with the Drug Administration and Control Authority of Ethiopia. Any plant or plant product, including seeds, agricultural inputs, such as chemicals, pesticides and fertilizers cannot be imported to Ethiopia unless registered and duly authorized for import by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Prohibited Items

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

  • credit card blanks
  • drugs, non-prescription
  • ice, in any form
  • knives
  • liquor
  • live animals
  • soil
  • weapons.

Documentation Required

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

Senders should indicate the addressee's full name, home address (i.e. City, street name, zone, sub-city), P.O. Box number, residential and office phone numbers and, if available, fax and mobile phone numbers on the envelope and Customs Declaration.

In addition, a Certificate of Fumigation must accompany all used clothing mailed to Ethiopia. The articles must be marked FUMIGATED.

The following documents may be required:

1. Commercial Invoice

2. Manufacturer’s Invoice

3. Pro-forma Invoices

4. Insurance Certificate

5. Bank Permit

There must be three (3) certified copies of the commercial invoice, along with two detailed copies of the manufacturer’s invoice.