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SIERRA LEONE
(Country code: SL)

SERVICE RATE
CODE
MAX.
WEIGHT (KG)
OVERSIZE
AVAILABILITY
MAX.
COVERAGE
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

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

An import permit 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:

  • diamonds, rough
  • drugs and medicines
  • flock or remnants of material
  • plants
  • seeds
  • uniforms, military or government.

Postage stamps

Postage stamps are admitted only in Registered items.

Prohibited Items

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

  • currency, counterfeit or imitation
  • distilling apparatus
  • parasites and destroyers of noxious insects.

Documentation Required

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

Commercial goods mailed to Sierra Leone require an inserted certified invoice. For a shipment of several articles, senders must number each article and indicate which article contains the invoice.