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ZAMBIA
(Country code: ZM)

SERVICE RATE
CODE
MAX.
WEIGHT (KG)
OVERSIZE
AVAILABILITY
MAX.
COVERAGE
Priority™ Worldwide (Delivery Standards)   07   30   NO   $1000
International Parcel™ (Air)   210   30   YES   $800
International Parcel™ (Surface)   410   30   YES   $800
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   YES
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:

  • animals and animal products
  • drugs, prescription and non prescription
  • firearms and firearms parts
  • foodstuffs
  • military equipment
  • plants and parts of plants
  • radar equipment, transmitters and receivers
  • seeds
  • tobacco, raw
  • Weapons and parts of weapons.

Prohibited Items

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

  • aphrodisiacs and literature relating thereto
  • asbestos
  • credit cards and blanks
  • currency, securities, travellers cheques
  • cosmetics
  • furs
  • firearms, and parts thereof
  • gambling devices
  • ivory
  • jewellery
  • knives (except cutlery)
  • liquids
  • lottery tickets and advertising
  • passports
  • perfume
  • powder
  • prison-made goods
  • spirits, preparations of, or essences and extracts of
  • weapons and parts thereof.

Documentation Required

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

Commercial goods mailed to Zambia require an inserted invoice and the article labelled INVOICE ENCLOSED. Senders should post a Certificate of Origin, where required, separately to the addressee.