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JAMAICA
(Country code: JM)

SERVICE RATE
CODE
MAX.
WEIGHT (KG)
OVERSIZE
AVAILABILITY
MAX.
COVERAGE
Priority™ Worldwide (Delivery Standards)   05   30   NO   $1000
Xpresspost™ – International   101   20   NO   $300
International Parcel™ (Surface)   401   20   NO   $300
Small Packet™ (Air)   01   2   NO   N/A
Small Packet™ (Surface)   01   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.

Import Restrictions

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

  • alcoholic beverages
  • animal and animal furs and skins
  • antiques
  • animal rugs or covers and accessories, used
  • books
  • chemicals
  • coins exceeding a value of 10 Jamaican dollars
  • coffee and coffee samples
  • cologne and perfume
  • cosmetics
  • electronic items sent in packaging other than that of the manufacturer
  • films, 8mm, 16mm and 32mm
  • fabric and fabric samples
  • footwear
  • foodstuffs
  • fruit
  • medicines and medical samples
  • oil products
  • perishables
  • personal effects
  • plants and plant products
  • potatoes
  • precious metals and stones
  • razor blades
  • spirits
  • seeds
  • tea
  • textile articles
  • tobacco
  • toys resembling firearms
  • yarn
  • vegetables.

Prohibited Items

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

  • alcohol
  • animals
  • airline tickets, blank stock
  • asbestos
  • currency
  • bees and beekeeping appliances
  • charms and similar objects
  • cocoa and products
  • coffee and products
  • edible oil
  • electronic items
  • flick or spring knives
  • honey and beeswax
  • ivory
  • jewellery, precious stones and metals
  • log and timber products from Liberia
  • lottery tickets
  • maize flour
  • meats
  • medicines for venereal diseases
  • milk, condensed
  • plants and seeds
  • pornography
  • shaving brushes made in Asia
  • soil
  • string and rope
  • sugar
  • toy guns
  • tobacco.

For the importation of meat, a meat inspection certificate must be obtained from the Government Veterinary Division or Ministry of Agriculture prior to the items arrival. Importers of meat and meat products must also have an import license from the Ministry of Agriculture.

Documentation Required

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

In addition, an import permit is required for many goods mailed to Jamaica. Before posting any item, senders should confirm that the addressee has any necessary permit. The sender should attach a Certificate of Origin for all British-made goods.

The following documents may be required:

1. Commercial Invoice

2. Certificate of Origin.