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SOMALIA
(Country code: SO)

SERVICE RATE
CODE
MAX.
WEIGHT (KG)
OVERSIZE
AVAILABILITY
MAX.
COVERAGE
CUSTOMS DECLARATION LANGUAGE English

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

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

Import Restrictions

Somalia requires an import permit for all commercial goods. Before posting any item, senders should confirm that the addressee has the necessary permit. Senders should determine import restrictions from the country's authorities before posting:

  • bees
  • clothing and materials, used
  • insect killers
  • leeches
  • medicines and drugs
  • milk, condensed
  • radio apparatus
  • saccharine
  • salt
  • silkworms
  • tobacco and tobacco products
  • weapons and part thereof.

Prohibited Items

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

  • asbestos
  • counterfeits, misleading marks
  • foodstuffs with insufficient shelf life
  • pornographic materials
  • lottery tickets
  • spirits
  • toxic waste.

Documentation Required

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

Private packages should be endorsed 'private - no commercial purpose', or 'personal effects', or 'gift only', as appropriate. Commercial goods must be endorsed 'commercial'.