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NICARAGUA
(Country code: NI)

SERVICE RATE
CODE
MAX.
WEIGHT (KG)
OVERSIZE
AVAILABILITY
MAX.
COVERAGE
Priority™ Worldwide (Delivery Standards)   06   30   NO   $1000
International Parcel™ (Air)   201   30   YES   $100
International Parcel™ (Surface)   401   30   YES   $100
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   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 products/skins
  • coffee, coffee samples
  • cologne and perfume
  • communications equipment
  • cosmetics
  • cotton, cotton seeds
  • foodstuffs
  • grain samples
  • medical samples
  • plant and plant products
  • radar equipment transmitters
  • radio equipment and parts
  • seeds
  • telecommunication equipment
  • works of art.

Prohibited Items

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

  • animals
  • coins, banknotes, securities
  • clothing or sacks, used
  • gambling machines
  • isopropanol
  • ivory
  • log and timber products from Liberia
  • lottery tickets and advertising
  • military uniforms
  • obscene or immoral articles
  • platinum, gold, silver
  • pharmaceutical products of unknown composition
  • poisons
  • police whistles
  • precious stones, jewels or valuable articles
  • tobacco products, unidentified
  • travellers cheques
  • weapons.

Documentation Required

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

In addition, commercial goods require an invoice endorsed by a Nicaraguan consul. The article must be endorsed INVOICE ENCLOSED.

The following documents may be required:

1. Original Invoice

2. Declaration of invoice authenticity

3. Permits issues by Nicaraguan authorities

4. Certificate of Origin.