Close Window

Print this Table

TURKEY
(Country code: TR)

SERVICE RATE
CODE
MAX.
WEIGHT (KG)
OVERSIZE
AVAILABILITY
MAX.
COVERAGE
Priority™ Worldwide (Delivery Standards)   03   30   NO   $1000
International Parcel™ (Air)   208   30   YES   $1000
International Parcel™ (Surface)   408   30   YES   $1000
Tracked Packet - International   08   2   NO   $100
Small Packet™ (Air)   08   2   NO   N/A
Small Packet™ (Surface)   08   2   NO   N/A
CUSTOMS DECLARATION LANGUAGE English, French, German, Turk

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

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

  • bees and leeches
  • butter
  • cosmetics
  • coffee
  • cologne and perfume
  • computer software
  • drugs and medicines
  • foodstuffs
  • glass products
  • ivory
  • Electronic equipment
  • labels
  • leather goods
  • maps
  • medical/dental supplies
  • meat products
  • mineral waters
  • ozone depleting substances
  • parasites and insect killers
  • personal effects
  • pharmaceuticals
  • plants and parts of plants
  • radio equipment
  • seeds
  • silkworm eggs
  • soap
  • tea
  • tobacco
  • telecommunications equipment
  • textiles
  • thermometers, medical
  • vaccines
  • vegetable fats and oils, industrial.

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

The following items can no longer be sent as gifts:

  • alcoholic liquids and products
  • telephones for cellular or mobile networks
  • tobacco and tobacco products.

Prohibited Items

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

  • alcohols and alcoholic beverages
  • asbestos
  • all kinds of fisheries, canned animal products, cured spiced beef and sausage,edible fresh and dried fruits and vegetables, and other animal and vegetable products
  • binoculars
  • cigarette paper
  • coffee and tea
  • contraceptives and advertising
  • cosmetic products
  • cutters of any kind including knives
  • flour
  • food supplements and foods for athletes (unless a medical report, prescription or national sportsperson's certificate is presented by the addressee.)
  • furs
  • gambling devices
  • invoices, blank
  • lottery tickets and advertising
  • liquids
  • measuring apparatus, non-metric
  • molasses
  • narcotic substances and all products containing “bonsai” (JWH-018)
  • pepper, white
  • playing cards
  • powder
  • precious metals and stones
  • propaganda against Turkey
  • saccharine
  • saffron
  • salt
  • shaving brushes made in Japan
  • soil
  • tobacco and tobacco products
  • viagra
  • weapons of any kind or parts and accessories thereof.

Documentation Required

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

Commercial goods mailed to Turkey require an inserted invoice. Mark the outside of the article FACTURE INSÉRÉE. Dutiable goods exceeding 50 Turkish pounds require a Certificate of Origin endorsed by a Turkish consul.