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TANZANIA
(Country code: TZ)

SERVICE RATE
CODE
MAX.
WEIGHT (KG)
OVERSIZE
AVAILABILITY
MAX.
COVERAGE
Priority™ Worldwide (Delivery Standards)   07   30   NO   $1000
International Parcel™ (Air)   210   30   NO   $100
International Parcel™ (Surface)   410   30   NO   $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

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

  • alcohol
  • animal and animal products
  • carpets
  • coins
  • computers
  • films
  • foodstuffs
  • hides, skins, wools
  • jewelry
  • mineral oils
  • narcotics
  • pearls and precious stones
  • pharmaceutical products
  • plants and plant products
  • publications and books
  • rubber articles
  • television sets
  • tobacco
  • toys
  • war materials
  • weapons and parts thereof.

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

Prohibited Items

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

  • advertising
  • credit card blanks
  • drugs, non-prescription
  • footwear
  • electrical machinery
  • knives (except cutlery)
  • liquor
  • lottery tickets and advertising
  • preparations of cereal
  • pharmaceutical products
  • soil
  • toys
  • viagra
  • vegetable products.

Documentation Required

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

All packages mailed to Tanzania, unless addressed to a private person, require an inserted invoice. Senders should mark the article INVOICE ENCLOSED.

The following documents may be required:

1. Final Invoice

2. Declaration Form

3. Import Permit

4. Authorization Letter.