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IRAQ
(Country code: IQ)

International Parcel - Surface has been temporary suspended. Small Packet may only be sent via air.

SERVICE RATE
CODE
MAX.
WEIGHT (KG)
OVERSIZE
AVAILABILITY
MAX.
COVERAGE
Priority™ Worldwide (Delivery Standards)   07   .5   NO   $100
International Parcel™ (Air)   208   20   YES   $100
Small Packet™ (Air)   08   2   NO   N/A
Small Packet™ (Surface)   08   2   NO   N/A
CUSTOMS DECLARATION LANGUAGE English, French, Arabic

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.

International Parcel - Surface has been temporary suspended. Small Packet may only be sent via air.

Import Restrictions

Senders should determine import restrictions from the country's authorities before posting:

  • antiques
  • cotton and cotton seed
  • fats for human consumption
  • hair-dyes containing diamine
  • medicines
  • plants and parts of plants
  • salt, unrefined
  • serums
  • weapons, parts
  • wines, spirits, liqueurs
  • wireless apparatus and transistor receivers.

Prohibited Items

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

  • baby comforters
  • bank notes
  • balls, rubber
  • binoculars
  • bio Products
  • cassettes
  • coins, counterfeit
  • communistic material
  • foodstuff, perishable
  • fruit
  • items offensive to Muslim culture
  • jewellery
  • knives
  • liquids
  • lottery tickets
  • meat, non-preserved
  • milk, condensed
  • mineral products
  • paint
  • platinum, gold or silver
  • political material
  • postcards, pictorial, packages of
  • powder
  • printing machines and tools
  • shaving brushes made in Japan
  • soap
  • subversive literature
  • sweets containing alcohol
  • tea
  • trademarks, false
  • veils, silk
  • viagra
  • vine leaves and cuttings
  • vitamins, herbs
  • walkie-talkie transmitter-receivers.

Shipments of 'controlled dual use' items without the requisite export license, including but not limited to: high tech computers, chemicals, toxins, electronic items, and components, industrial tools and equipment, telecommunications equipment and related software. (Items designated on shipping documentation as "NLR", "No License Required" or "EAP99" are permitted. This would include, for example, general consumer items, such as foodstuffs, clothing, films, books, etc.)

Items of Iraqi cultural property or other items of archaeological, historical, cultural, rare scientific, and religious importance. (Transactions involving such items that have been illegally removed from the Iraq National Museum, the National Library, and other locations in Iraq since August 6, 1990 are prohibited.

Shipments involving parties identified as being associated with the former Government of Iraq and certain other restricted parties listed by the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control at: http://www.ustreas.gov/offices/enforcement/ofac/sdn/t11sdn.pdf

Documentation Required

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

The postal administration of IRAQ does not accept ordinary, registered and EMS items containing coins, bank notes, currency or other securities of any kind payable to bearer, travelers cheques, gold or silver, precious stones, jewels or other valuable articles.

Private sector imports generally require licenses, although there are limited exceptions. In order to import goods, the following documents must be submitted to local customs authorities:

1. Commercial Invoice

2. Certificate of Origin.