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SERBIA
(Country code: RS)

Including
YUGOSLAVIA

SERVICE RATE
CODE
MAX.
WEIGHT (KG)
OVERSIZE
AVAILABILITY
MAX.
COVERAGE
Priority™ Worldwide (Delivery Standards)   03   30   NO   $1000
Xpresspost™ – International   103   30   YES   $1000*
International Parcel™ (Surface)   403   30   YES   $1000*
Small Packet™ (Air)   03   2   NO   N/A
Small Packet™ (Surface)   03   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.

* Coverage for loss or damage is not available for items destined to Yugoslavia with a postcode beginning with 38.

Import Restrictions

Senders should determine import restrictions from the country's authorities before posting:

  • animals and animal products
  • alcoholic beverages
  • artwork, drawings, proofs and layouts
  • books
  • blueprints
  • coffee
  • chemicals
  • cologne and perfume
  • cheques, blank
  • drugs and poisons
  • fabric and fabric samples
  • firearms
  • fire extinguishers
  • fruit
  • foodstuffs
  • jewelry
  • liquids
  • machinery parts
  • meat and poultry products
  • medicines and patent medicines (samples only, all other importation must be from a legal entity having permission to import medicine and medical equipment)
  • musical instruments
  • plants and parts of plants
  • printed publications
  • radio sets
  • seeds
  • serums and vaccines
  • tea
  • tobacco
  • utensils.

Watches

Watch cases or housings (mounted or unmounted) of complete watches made of precious metals may be admitted after analysis of the metal content. It does not accept articles containing incomplete watch cases or parts.

Personal-use items

Postal items addressed to individuals may contain personal travel articles, articles for personal and family use (medicines, medical instruments, teaching and leisure material) and articles for the use of their household in quantities not intended for resale. Personal items not exceeding $30US are exempt from customs duty.

Legacy and contract items

Items inherited abroad and articles provided for in contracts concluded between States may be freely imported in accordance with such contracts.

Professional tools of trade

Natural persons of Yugoslavian nationality exercising a profession may import articles for use in that profession subject to special conditions.

Import Permits

An import permit is required for many goods. Before posting any item, senders should confirm that the addressee has any necessary permit.

Prohibited Items

In addition to items considered non-mailable matter by the Canada Post Corporation Act & Regulations (refer to the Canada Postal Guide under "Non-mailable Matter"), the following are prohibited:

  • abortion procurement items
  • antiques
  • artwork, fine
  • batteries
  • bio products
  • chemicals
  • cigarette paper
  • cosmetics
  • credit card blanks
  • credit cards
  • currency, banknotes
  • deeds
  • diplomatic mail
  • essences for artificial wines and brandies
  • firearms and parts
  • foreign products bearing Yugoslavia trademarks or imitated trade marks
  • foodstuffs
  • furs
  • ice, in any form
  • invoices, blank
  • ivory
  • jewellery
  • liquor
  • military uniforms of other states
  • paints
  • perfume
  • political materials
  • precious metals and stones
  • whistles, spoons and food containers having a lead content over 10%
  • wines and wine concentrate containing sulphuric acid
  • x-rays
  • yeast.

Documentation Required

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

In addition, senders must provide proof of the addressee's entitlement on the customs form; otherwise, the addressee must provide the proof before delivery. Customs authorities inspect all dutiable items.

Gifts

Senders should mark all gifts and accompanying documents Gift Parcel or Envoi Cadeau.

Invoices

All commercial goods must include an invoice.

Customs Procedures:

Serbian and foreign nationals are exempt from paying import duty on items received from individuals abroad via the postal system to a total value of 20 Euros in dinars. The value of items received from abroad also includes the amount paid for transportation or postage.