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PANAMA
(Country code: PA)

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, French, Spanish

SERVICE AVAILABILITY Registered Mail™ VALUABLES ACCEPTED
Letter-post™   YES   YES   NO
SERVICE AVAILABILITY FEE CODE CURRENCY
Money Orders™    YES   1   $US

Maximum Coverage = Maximum Declared Value for Carriage for the Priority™ Worldwide service.

Import Restrictions

An import licence 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:

  • alcohol and spirits
  • animals and animal products/skins
  • coffee and coffee samples
  • cologne and perfume
  • communication equipment
  • cotton seeds
  • foodstuffs (prepared)
  • grain samples
  • pharmaceutical products
  • plants and plant products
  • plastic and rubber products
  • textile samples
  • seeds
  • shoes
  • tea
  • telecommunication equipment
  • tobacco
  • wood and wood products.

Prohibited Items

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

  • antiques
  • asbestos
  • articles of glass, stone, plaster and cement
  • cereal
  • fertilizers
  • gambling devices
  • ivory
  • log and timber products from Liberia
  • lottery tickets and advertising
  • mineral products
  • pharmaceutical products
  • pearls, precious stones and metals
  • prohibitions prejudicial to political, social and moral order

subversive material.

  • tea, coffee and spices
  • vegetables, fruits and nuts
  • wood and article of wood.

Documentation Required

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

In addition, commercial goods mailed to Panama require an invoice posted separately to the country authorities.

The following documents may be required:

1. Import Declaration

2. Commercial Invoice

3. Phytosanitary Certificate

4. Certificate of Free Sale (if applicable)

5. Certificate of Origin.