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SYRIA
(Country code: SY)

SERVICE RATE
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CUSTOMS DECLARATION LANGUAGE English, French, Arabic

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.

Mail service to Syria suspended

Import Restrictions

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

  • alcohol and spirits
  • animal products
  • chemicals
  • coal and firewood
  • cologne and perfume
  • communication equipment
  • computer components, parts and software
  • cosmetics
  • cinematographic films, celluloid
  • diskettes
  • drugs
  • electronic equipment
  • films
  • foodstuffs
  • industrial equipment
  • laser discs
  • liquids
  • medical/dental supplies and equipment
  • microfiche and microfilm
  • military equipment
  • oil products
  • narcotics
  • plants and plant products
  • radar equipment and radios
  • seeds
  • soil samples
  • sports equipment
  • stone/mineral samples
  • televisions
  • textile articles
  • vegetable products.

Prohibited Items

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

  • all shipments/commodities of Palestine Autonomous are prohibited
  • any item offensive to Muslim culture
  • arms and ammunition
  • antiques
  • asbestos
  • cigarette paper
  • cinematographic films, celluloid
  • clothes and stockings, used
  • coins
  • communistic material
  • cordless phones
  • corn oil
  • cotton and cotton seeds
  • dietary supplements for athletes
  • electrical machinery
  • fats and oils
  • flour
  • flowers and cuttings
  • footwear
  • furs
  • grain samples
  • gambling devices
  • glass
  • ivory
  • jewelry
  • liquor
  • mangoes
  • military clothing
  • mineral products
  • money orders
  • organic chemicals
  • pearls
  • pharmaceutical products
  • pork products
  • perishables
  • political material
  • powder
  • precious stones and metals
  • psychotropic substances
  • publications, obscene
  • salt
  • soap
  • sulphur
  • tallow
  • tobacco
  • war material and the like
  • weapons, military
  • wireless equipment
  • wood and wood products.

Documentation Required

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

In addition, all commercial goods mailed to the Syrian Arab Republic require a Certificate of Origin. An invoice is not required if the item has a value less than 250 Syrian Pounds, or if the item is of a non-commercial nature.