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GABON
(Country code: GA)

SERVICE RATE
CODE
MAX.
WEIGHT (KG)
OVERSIZE
AVAILABILITY
MAX.
COVERAGE
Priority™ Worldwide (Delivery Standards)   07   30   NO   $1000
International Parcel™ (Air)   210   30   YES   $200
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, English, Chinese, Spanish

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:

  • animals and animal products
  • articles of rubber
  • beverages and spirits
  • books, brochures and newspapers
  • bran
  • chemicals
  • cereals
  • fertilizers
  • flour
  • fruit and nuts
  • measuring instruments
  • meat and meat products
  • natural or cultured pearls
  • pharmaceuticals
  • plants and plant products
  • precious metals, stones, golds, diamonds
  • prepared foodstuffs
  • products of the milling industry
  • television receivers
  • tobacco.

All live animals, as well as meat and meat products require a phytosanitary certificate for importation.

Fruit and nuts, also require a phytosanitary certificate.

Prohibited Items

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

  • airline tickets, blank stock
  • antiques
  • arms and ammuition
  • bio Products
  • coffee beans from West Africa, and the Dominion Republic of Congo
  • ciments
  • deeds
  • drugs, non-prescription
  • fish and crustaceans
  • furniture, bedding, mattresses
  • furs, skin and artifical furs
  • gambling machines and games of chance
  • ground nut oils
  • jewellery
  • hunting lamps or lanterns
  • ivory
  • inorganic chemicals
  • knives
  • leather goods
  • liquids
  • meat and meat products
  • mineral products; gravel, lime, cement
  • mineral fuels; tar, paraffin oil, butane gas
  • palm oils
  • perfume
  • pirated editions of books
  • raw opium
  • resins and other vegetable saps and extracts
  • seeds
  • sporting and military cartridges
  • sugar, sugar confectionary, cane and beet
  • tobacco and tobacco products
  • uranium
  • x-rays.

Documentation Required

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

In addition, an import permit is required for many goods mailed to Gabon. Before posting any item, senders should confirm that the addressee has any necessary permit.Phytosanitary Certificates are required for farm produce (including meat and poultry). Import permits are required for hazardous products such as; weapons, explosives, and chemical products.

Imported goods whose FOB value is higher than CFA 500,000 is required to have an import license issued by the Foreign Trade Directorate.

The following documents may be required:

1. Certificate of Origin

2. Commercial Invoice

3. Import license if necessary

4. Verification certificate