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SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS
(Country code: KN)

Including
NEVIS

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

SERVICE AVAILABILITY Registered Mail™ VALUABLES ACCEPTED
Letter-post™   YES   YES   YES
SERVICE AVAILABILITY FEE CODE CURRENCY
Money Orders™    YES   0   $CAN

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:

  • animals and animal products
  • car parts and accessories
  • foodstuff, prepared
  • handcuffs of any type
  • laser pointers
  • night scope binoculars and instruments
  • military instruments
  • plants and plant products
  • pepper spray and mace
  • radio and television transmitting equipment
  • rare or threatened species of animals or plants
  • tobacco products.

Prohibited Items

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

  • airline ticket blank
  • beer
  • cheques, blank
  • chemicals
  • ficticious stamps or any die, plate, instrument or materials - capable of making stamps
  • knives; flick, gravity, black jack or any knives which are not primarily designed for use in a profession, craft or business or for domestic use
  • liquids
  • log and timber products from Liberia
  • gambling devices
  • ivory
  • matches containing white phosphorus
  • perfume
  • powder
  • printed articles, books, brochures offensive by nature
  • pornography
  • playing cards
  • shock baton and stun guns
  • seeds
  • soil.

Documentation Required

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

Customs Procedure:

For non-commercial parcels, the Customs Officer will inspect the contents of the package(s) and determine the value of the goods for duty purposes based on the invoice presented.

Parcel Post:

An importer is notified about the arrival of a parcel at the Post office by means of Parcel Notice sent by the Postal Authorities. The notice will contain a parcel number and will inform the importer of the times for Customs inspection. The following documents are required for clearance of goods:

1. Invoice

2. Valid Picture ID

3. A letter granting permission to clear the goods if the importer is not present.