Close Window

Print this Table

CROATIA
(Country code: HR)

SERVICE RATE
CODE
MAX.
WEIGHT (KG)
OVERSIZE
AVAILABILITY
MAX.
COVERAGE
Priority™ Worldwide (Delivery Standards)   03   30   NO   $1000
Xpresspost™ – International   103   30   NO   $1000
International Parcel™ (Surface)   403   30   NO   $1000
Tracked Packet - International   03   2   NO   $100
Small Packet™ (Air)   03   2   NO   N/A
Small Packet™ (Surface)   03   2   NO   N/A
CUSTOMS DECLARATION LANGUAGE English, French, German, Croat

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 fluids
  • beverages
  • books, brochures, newspapers, printed matter
  • cereals and milling industry products
  • cosmetic and toilet products
  • coffee, tea, cocoa and spices
  • dairy products
  • game machines
  • inflammable substances
  • fertilizers
  • measuring instruments
  • metals
  • mouth organs and wide instruments
  • nuclear materials and equipment
  • pharmaceutical products
  • psychotropic substances
  • plants and plant products
  • precious metals and articles made of
  • products of animal origin
  • rubber articles
  • tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes
  • toys.
  • toothbrushes, brushes for make-up and for personal toilet
  • vinegar
  • sugar and sugar confectionary.

Personal use items

Duty-free articles are admitted for the personal use of the addressee to the value of $100US.

Prohibited Items

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

  • ammunition
  • bees, leaches and silk worms
  • Croatian currency
  • fresh meat of any kind
  • fresh perishable vegetables and fruits
  • graphite products
  • live animals, fish, crustaceans (animals with a hard outer shell) and other aquatic invertebrates
  • live trees and plants
  • medicine with an expired use-by date
  • perfume
  • vegetables.

Documentation Required

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

In addition, customs declarations must contain all information needed to assess duties, taxes and controls. All commercial goods must include an invoice attached to the customs declaration.

Croatia requires a Certificate of Origin for some goods.

All importations of products of animal origin are admitted conditionally and must be accompanied by a veterinary health certificate issued by the appropriate authority of the country of origin.

All importations of plants and plant products are admitted conditionally and must be accompanied by an original phytosanitary certificate issued by the appropriate authority of the country of origin.

The following documents may be required:

1. Pro-forma Invoice

2. Gratis Invoice

3. Commercial Invoice (in all cases for B2B and B2C)

4. Phyto-Certificate (plants or seeds)

5. Veterinary of Sanitary Certificate (meat or meat products)

6. Certificate of Origin of Goods (EUR 1)

Customs Procedure:

Upon arrival at the Customs House in the Republic of Croatia postal items are separated into two categories; dutiable and non-dutiable. Non-dutiable items are sent out into circulation, free of charges for delivery. Dutiable items are opened and inspected by postal employees in the presence of Custom Officers, who establishes the calculation of duties and fees according to the attached invoices or customs valuation.

If the postal shipment is received by a person and the goods are not submitted to the customs house, one of the following documents are required:

1. Postal Customs Declaration

2. Simplified Administrative Document