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IRAN
(Country code: IR)

SERVICE RATE
CODE
MAX.
WEIGHT (KG)
OVERSIZE
AVAILABILITY
MAX.
COVERAGE
International Parcel™ (Air)   210   20   NO   $100
International Parcel™ (Surface)   410   20   NO   $100
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   NO
SERVICE AVAILABILITY FEE CODE CURRENCY
Money Orders™    NO    

Maximum Coverage = Maximum Declared Value for Carriage for the Priority™ Worldwide service.

Import Restrictions

Items sent to Iran, including shipment to customers and companies, must comply with United Nations Resolutions on Iran "SOR/2007-44" and Special Economic Measures Iran Regulations SOR/2010-165.

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

  • firearms, weapons
  • medicines
  • parasites and insect killers
  • photographic apparatus
  • radio systems equiped as follows:single sideband, upper -sideband, lower sideband, beat frequency oscillator, continuous wave, air band, police band
  • radio systems equipped with an FM band having a frequency range of 76 to 87 MHz.
  • saccharine
  • used clothing.

Gifts

Gifts should weigh not more than 10 kg and are releasable up to the amount of 50 dollars. For gifts over the amount of $50, duties and taxes are applicable.

Prohibited Items

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

  • alcoholic beverages
  • animal products prohibited by Islamic religion (pigs or dogs meat, hair, wool, skins)
  • all kinds of printed material such as pictures, books, magazines etc
  • banknotes and other securities
  • chemical dyes
  • clothing material for resale
  • clothing, used
  • foodstuffs, perishable
  • games
  • lottery tickets
  • gold and silver
  • lottery tickets
  • money (coins, banknotes, securities)
  • obscene or pornographic pictures and contrary to islamic religion
  • plants
  • razor blades, used
  • rags made of any kind of textiles
  • subversive or immoral literature and items
  • sugar
  • textile fibres composed of artificial materials and rag fibres
  • rags made of any kind of textiles
  • tobacco and derivatives
  • toxic substances
  • trademarks, false or imitated
  • weapons
  • wireless apparatus.

Documentation Required

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

In addition, Iran imposes import quotas and requires an import permit for many goods. Before posting any item, senders should confirm that the addressee has any necessary permit.

The postal administration of the Islamic Republic of Iran does not accept ordinary or registered items containing money or other securities.