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SEYCHELLES
(Country code: SC)

Including
DESROCHES, FARQUHAR ISLAND;
BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN TERRITORY – IO*

SERVICE RATE
CODE
MAX.
WEIGHT (KG)
OVERSIZE
AVAILABILITY
MAX.
COVERAGE
Priority™ Worldwide (Delivery Standards)   07   30   NO   $1000
International Parcel™ (Air)   210   30   YES   $100
International Parcel™ (Surface)   410   30   YES   $100
Small Packet™ (Air)   10   2   NO   N/A
Small Packet™ (Surface)   10   2   NO   N/A
CUSTOMS DECLARATION LANGUAGE English, 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.

* Priority Worldwide is not available for mailings to the British Indian Ocean Territory.

Import Restrictions

An import permit is required for all goods and personal effects with a value greater than 1000 rupees. 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:

  • alcoholic beverages
  • animals, live and animal by-products not treated
  • endangered species
  • fish and crustaceans
  • fruits and vegetables
  • glass and gazed glass products for architectural use in buildings
  • meat and meat products
  • mineral fuels, oils and products of their distillations
  • pharmaceutical and veterinary products
  • plants and parts of plants
  • radio communication equipment
  • swords, cutlasses, bayonets and similar arms
  • sugar
  • tea
  • tobacco
  • wood treated and untreated.

Prohibited Items

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

  • animal products
  • antiques
  • airline tickets, blank
  • any item (shipment) requiring a license that must be obtained by the carrier is prohibited
  • clothing, used, intended for sale
  • controlled drugs
  • batteries
  • blueprints
  • chemicals
  • cosmetics
  • credit Card Blanks
  • currency, counterfeit
  • drugs, non-prescription
  • foodstuffs
  • furs
  • firearms, ammunitiion and all weapons
  • gambling devices
  • ivory
  • knives (except cutlery)
  • military uniforms
  • parts and accessories of vehicles
  • playing cards
  • pornographic and indecent material
  • liquor
  • seeds / soil.

Documentation Required

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

Commercial goods mailed to the Seychelles require an invoice inserted in the article.

The following documents may be required:

1. Original Invoice

2. Insurance Certificate

3. Import Permit.