Close Window

Print this Table

GUATEMALA
(Country code: GT)

SERVICE RATE
CODE
MAX.
WEIGHT (KG)
OVERSIZE
AVAILABILITY
MAX.
COVERAGE
Priority™ Worldwide (Delivery Standards)   06   30   NO   $1000
International Parcel™ (Air)   201   20   NO   $100
International Parcel™ (Surface)   401   20   NO   $100
Small Packet™ (Air)   01   2   NO   N/A
Small Packet™ (Surface)   01   2   NO   N/A
CUSTOMS DECLARATION LANGUAGE English, French, Spanish

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:

  • alcohols
  • animal products and skins
  • bees
  • chain letters
  • chemicals
  • coffee and coffee samples
  • cologne and perfume
  • communication equipment
  • cosmetics
  • cotton seeds
  • cinefilms
  • drugs
  • fabric and fabric samples
  • foodstuffs
  • honeycombs
  • medicines
  • plants and parts of plants
  • radio equipment
  • samples, textile
  • stone mineral samples
  • seed
  • silkworms
  • tea
  • tobacco
  • weapons and parts of weapons.

Prohibited Items

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

  • animals
  • asbestos
  • baby feeders or accessories with glass tubes
  • bullion and currency
  • gardenia seeds or seedlings
  • hessian bags, used
  • ivory
  • jewellery
  • log and timber products from Liberia
  • lottery tickets
  • military equipment
  • powder of any kind
  • seditious articles
  • telegraphic apparatus
  • weapons
  • whistles, as used by police.

Documentation Required

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

Invoices

Commercial goods require duplicate invoices endorsed by a Guatemalan consul. Invoices must be attached to the customs declaration.

Sealing Tape

Adhesive tape of any kind used for sealing postal items must bear the name, mark or signature of the sender upon the tape surface.

The following documents may be required:

1. Original Packing list in English and Spanish

2. Commercial Invoice; one original and four copies in Spanish

3. Three (3) copies of the Certificate of Origin