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GAMBIA
(Country code: GM)

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   NO   $1000
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   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 Gambian authorities before posting:

  • bees
  • leeches
  • medicines
  • parasites and insect killers
  • plants and parts of plants
  • silkworms.

Prohibited Items

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

  • airline Ticket Blank
  • advertisements
  • credit Card Blanks
  • counterfeit money
  • jewellery
  • indecent or obscene printed material
  • items with Gambian coats of arms
  • knives (except cutlery)
  • matches
  • meat and meat products
  • seditious literature
  • spirits
  • subversive items.

Documentation Required

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

In addition, commercial goods mailed to Gambia require an invoice in duplicate.

Import documentation may be required for customs purposes:

1. Certifcate of Origin

2. Cargo Release Order

3. Commercial Invoice

4. Customs Import Declaration

5. Technical Standard/ Health or Environment Certificate