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1 International Mail Services

1 International Mail Services

110 General Information

111 Scope

112 Mailer Responsibility

113 Individual Country Listings

114 Availability

115 Official Correspondence

115.1 Communicating With Headquarters

115.2 Correspondence With Foreign Postal Authorities

115.3 Correspondence With Foreign Individuals

120 Preparation for Mailing

121 Packaging - Sender's Responsibility

122 Addressing

122.1 Destination Address

122.2 Return Address

123 Customs Forms

123.1 General

123.2 Availability

123.3 Privately Printed Forms

123.4 Nonpostal Forms

123.5 Place of Mailing

123.6 Required Usage

123.7 Completing Customs Forms

130 Mailability

131 General

131.1 Domestic Limits

131.2 International Limits

131.3 Individual Country Prohibitions and Restrictions

131.4 Mailer Responsibility

131.5 Preparation for Mailing

132 Written, Printed, and Graphic Matter

132.1 Domestic Limits

132.2 Reply Cards and Envelopes

133 Improperly Addressed Mail

134 Valuable Articles

134.1 List of Articles

134.2 Prohibitions

135 Mailable Dangerous Goods

135.1 Biological Substances

135.2 Authorization

135.3 Packaging

135.4 Marking

135.5 Handling and Dispatch

135.6 Radioactive Materials

136 Nonmailable Dangerous Goods

137 Other Restricted Materials

138 Firearms, Knives, and Sharp Instruments

139 Perishable Matter

139.1 Animals

139.2 Plants

139.3 Eggs

139.4 Food and Other Perishable Articles

140 International Mail Categories

141 Definitions

141.1 General

141.2 Global Express Guaranteed

141.3 Global Express Mail

141.4 Global Priority Mail

141.5 Airmail

141.6 Economy Mail

142 Envelope and Card Specifications

142.1 Color

142.2 Quality

142.3 Shape

142.4 Minimum Size

142.5 Window Envelopes

142.6 Bordered Envelopes and Cards

143 Official Mail

143.1 Mailings by Federal Agencies

143.2 Postal Service Mailings

143.3 Mail of a Former President and Surviving Spouse of a Former President

143.4 General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (OAS)

143.5 Pan American Sanitary Bureau Mail

150 Postage

151 Postage Rates

152 Payment Methods

152.1 Prepayment

152.2 Stamps

152.3 Permit Imprint

152.4 Publishers' Periodicals

153 Placement of Postage

154 Remailed Items

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