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LIBYA
(Country code: LY)

Including
CYRENAICA, TRIPOLITANIA

Mail and parcel service is currently suspended to Libya.

SERVICE RATE
CODE
MAX.
WEIGHT (KG)
OVERSIZE
AVAILABILITY
MAX.
COVERAGE
Priority™ Worldwide (Delivery Standards)   07   30   NO   $1000
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, 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

An import permit is required for many goods. Before posting any item, senders should confirm that the addressee has any necessary permit. Senders should determine import restrictions from the country's authorities before posting:

  • butter and margarine
  • milk products
  • meat and meat products
  • medicines
  • plants and parts of plants
  • weapons and parts.

Prohibited Items

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

  • antiques
  • deeds
  • drugs, non-prescription
  • film, commercial
  • items offensive to Muslim culture
  • ivory
  • jewellery
  • liquid
  • pork
  • publications contrary to public order
  • salt
  • tapes, audio / video
  • tea
  • tobacco products.

Documentation Required

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

Commercial goods mailed to Libyan Jamahiriya require an invoice in duplicate.

The sender should provide a Certificate of Origin for all commercial goods, plants, and foods.