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UGANDA
(Country code: UG)

SERVICE RATE
CODE
MAX.
WEIGHT (KG)
OVERSIZE
AVAILABILITY
MAX.
COVERAGE
Priority™ Worldwide (Delivery Standards)   07   30   NO   $1000
International Parcel™ (Air)   210   20   YES   $100
International Parcel™ (Surface)   410   20   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

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

  • clothing, bedding etc., used, for sale
  • coins, currency
  • drugs and medicines
  • franking machines
  • fruit
  • metals, raw precious
  • military uniforms
  • parasites and insect killers
  • plants
  • publications relating to sexual matters and birth control
  • seeds.

An import permit is required for many goods. Plants, seeds and fruit require the approval of the Commissioner, Agriculture Department, Entebbe, Uganda. 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:

  • alcohols and spirits
  • distilled beverages containing basic oils or noxious chemical substances
  • flick knives
  • lottery tickets and advertising
  • shaving brushes, Japanese
  • toy guns.

Documentation Required

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

Commercial goods mailed to Uganda require an invoice. Mark the article INVOICE ENCLOSED. Some goods require a Certificate of Origin. Used clothing, bedding, and so on, require a Certificate of Disinfection. All delivery addresses must include a post office box number.