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MADAGASCAR
(Country code: MG)

SERVICE RATE
CODE
MAX.
WEIGHT (KG)
OVERSIZE
AVAILABILITY
MAX.
COVERAGE
Priority™ Worldwide (Delivery Standards)   07   30   NO   $1000
International Parcel™ (Air)   210   20   NO   $1000
International Parcel™ (Surface)   410   20   NO   $1000
Small Packet™ (Air)   10   2   NO   N/A
Small Packet™ (Surface)   10   2   NO   N/A
CUSTOMS DECLARATION LANGUAGE French

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:

  • alcohol and spirits, beer and cider
  • animal products
  • animal or human serums, vaccines for medicines
  • birds eggs
  • bran
  • cell phones or mobile phones (must be sent via insured or -registered items)
  • cereals
  • coffee / green tea
  • cocoa and chocolate
  • cotton
  • cloves
  • edible fats and oils
  • electrical apparatus
  • fish and crustaceans
  • fruits and nuts
  • honey
  • human hair
  • guts, bladder and stomachs of animals
  • meat and meat products
  • milk and dairy products
  • measuring instruments
  • postage stamps
  • pharmaceuticals
  • plants and plant products
  • pepper
  • postage stamps
  • precious stones and metal
  • preparations of meat
  • products flavoured with vanillla
  • preserved nuts
  • products of animal origin
  • petroleum oils
  • propellant powders used in mining or hunting
  • pumps for dispensing fuel or lubricant
  • receptacles, measuring devices (base metals)
  • revenue stamps
  • stamps
  • sugar and sugar confectionary, molasses and glucose
  • telescopic equipment
  • tobacco
  • used sacks
  • war material and similar equipment
  • wine
  • wheat
  • written publications
  • vinegar
  • vegetables (roots and tubers)
  • vanilla
  • vermouth.

Prohibited Items

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

  • absinthe and the like
  • baby comforters not made of pure rubber
  • beryillium
  • contraceptives
  • clothing which can be mistaken for military clothing
  • charged cartridges for military use and firing caps
  • credit card blanks
  • drugs, non-prescription
  • ethylvanillin
  • gun cases, cartridge pouches, belts and bandoliers
  • knives
  • liquor
  • men`s outer clothing of a khaki green or olive colour
  • pornographic material
  • preserves of fish
  • preserves not bearing marks of origin
  • soil
  • toys (fruit machines, coin or jeton dispensers)
  • vanilla products in tablet form and in small quantites
  • vanillin.

Documentation Required

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

The following documents may be required:

1. Certificate of Origin

2. Import Permit

3. Phytosanitary Certificate.

In addition, all commercial goods mailed to Madagascar require a Certificate of Origin.

Import permits may be required from the following Government Ministries:

  • Ministry of Commerce
  • National Institute of Nuclear Science and Techniques
  • Ministry of Energy and Mines
  • Ministry of Fisheries
  • Ministry of Water and Forests
  • Ministry of Agriculture