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Country Conditions for Mailing — Belarus

 

Prohibitions (130)

 

Alcoholic liquids.

All arms and ammunition and parts and accessories thereof.

Currencies of the Republic of Belarus and the Russian Federation.

Explosive or combustible substances or other dangerous matter.

Metallized yarn made with or made of gold thread; ornamental trimming or woven fabric made with or made of gold thread.

Opium and other substances containing narcotics.

Perishable food products.

Perishable infectious substances.

Perishable noninfectious substances.

Photographic and cinematographic films, undeveloped photographic plates, photographic paper.

Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts, and plans containing information that may be harmful to the political and economic interests of the country and to the health and morality of its citizens.

Radioactive materials.

The government of Belarus has instituted a temporary ban against the importation of all animal products that are for human and animal consumption. This includes meats, poultry, milk and dairy products, feeds, and other animal byproducts.

Tobacco and manufactured tobacco products.

Restrictions  

Articles subject to customs duty may not be sent in ordinary or registered First-Class Mail International items, including the Priority Mail International flat-rate envelope and small flat-rate box.

Cancelled and uncancelled stamps may be sent as part of a prescribed philatelic exchange.

Coins, bank notes, currency notes (paper money); securities of any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks, platinum, gold, and silver (manufactured or not); precious stones, jewelry, and other valuable articles are admitted only in insured Priority Mail International parcels. Importation of foreign currency is limited to a maximum equivalent of 200 USD.

Mailers may not send items to a blocked person, which includes an individual or entity that is listed on the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) Specially Designated Nationals list. Also, mailers may not send items to any entity owned fifty percent (50%) or more by any blocked person. This restriction does not apply if the mailer obtains or qualifies for a license from OFAC, or if the item is covered by an applicable exemption. Many OFAC sanctions programs have exemptions that cover the mailing of personal communications containing nothing of value, certain humanitarian donations, and informational materials such as books, newspapers, and CDs. For additional information, including an explanation of each sanctions program, licenses, and exemptions, see the relevant set of OFAC’s regulations for Belarus at www.treas.gov/offices/enforcement/ofac/sdn, or contact OFAC at 202-622-2000.

Medicaments and vitamin preparations require authorization issued by the Public Health of Belarus.

Veterinary preparations, biological materials, and collectors’ items of animal origin require written authorization issued by the State Veterinary Inspectorate of the Ministry of Agriculture and Foods in Belarus.

Observations  

Depending on the nature and origin, many articles are regulated and admitted only on presentation of permission from the authorized bodies in Belarus.

 

Customs Forms Required (123)

First-Class Mail International items and Priority Mail International flat-rate envelopes and small flat-rate boxes:
PS Form 2976 (see 123.61)

Priority Mail International parcels:
PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)

 

 

Global Express Guaranteed (210) Price Group 4

Weight
not over
(lbs.)

Price

Weight
not over
(lbs.)

Price

Weight
not over
(lbs.)

Price

0.5

$93.95

24

$479.50

48

$795.50

1

110.00

25

494.00

49

806.00

2

128.50

26

508.50

50

816.50

3

147.00

27

523.00

51

827.00

4

165.50

28

537.50

52

837.50

5

184.00

29

552.00

53

848.00

6

202.50

30

566.50

54

858.50

7

221.00

31

581.00

55

869.00

8

239.50

32

595.50

56

879.50

9

258.00

33

610.00

57

890.00

10

276.50

34

624.50

58

900.50

11

291.00

35

639.00

59

911.00

12

305.50

36

653.50

60

921.50

13

320.00

37

668.00

61

932.00

14

334.50

38

682.50

62

942.50

15

349.00

39

697.00

63

953.00

16

363.50

40

711.50

64

963.50

17

378.00

41

722.00

65

974.00

18

392.50

42

732.50

66

984.50

19

407.00

43

743.00

67

995.00

20

421.50

44

753.50

68

1,005.50

21

436.00

45

764.00

69

1,016.00

22

450.50

46

774.50

70

1,026.50

23

465.00

47

785.00

 

 

Weight Limit: 70 lbs.

 

Insurance (212.5)

 

Insured Amount

not over

Fee

Insured Amount

not over

Fee

$100

No Fee

For document reconstruction insurance or non-document insurance coverage above $800, add $1.00 per $100 or fraction thereof, up to a maximum of $2,499 per shipment.

200

$1.00

300

2.00

400

3.00

500

4.00

600

5.00

700

6.00

800

7.00

$2,499 max.

$24.00

 

Value Limit (212.1)

The maximum value of a GXG shipment to this country is $2,499 or a lesser amount if limited by content or value.

 

Size Limits (211.22)

The surface area of the address side of the item to be mailed
must be large enough to completely contain the Global
Express Guaranteed Air Waybill/Shipping Invoice (shipping
label), postage, endorsement, and any applicable markings.
The shipping label is approximately 5.5 inches high and
9.5 inches long.

Maximum length: 46 inches
Maximum width: 35 inches
Maximum height: 46 inches
Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches

General Conditions for Mailing  

See Publication 141, Global Express Guaranteed Service Guide, for information about areas served in the destination country, allowable contents, packaging and labeling requirements, tracking and tracing, service standards, and other conditions for mailing.

 

 

Express Mail International (220) Price Group 4

 

Weight
not over
(lbs.)



Price

Weight
not over
(lbs.)



Price

Weight
not over
(lbs.)



Price

0.5

$28.95

15

$92.00

30

$155.75

1

32.50

16

96.25

31

160.00

2

36.75

17

100.50

32

164.25

3

41.00

18

104.75

33

168.50

4

45.25

19

109.00

34

172.75

5

49.50

20

113.25

35

177.00

6

53.75

21

117.50

36

181.25

7

58.00

22

121.75

37

185.50

8

62.25

23

126.00

38

189.75

9

66.50

24

130.25

39

194.00

10

70.75

25

134.50

40

198.25

11

75.00

26

138.75

41

202.50

12

79.25

27

143.00

42

206.75

13

83.50

28

147.25

43

211.00

14

87.75

29

151.50

44

215.25

Weight Limit: 44 lbs.

 

Express Mail International  Flat Rate

 

Insurance (222.71)

Available for Express Mail International merchandise shipments only

 

Insured Amount

not over

Fee

Insured Amount

not over

Fee

$100

No Fee

For insurance coverage above $2,000, add $1.40 for each $500 or fraction thereof, up to a maximum of $5,000 per shipment.

200

$0.75

500

2.15

1,000

3.55

1,500

4.95

2,000

6.35

$5,000 max.

$14.75

 

Articles Admitted

Required Customs
Form/Endorsement

Correspondence, business papers, and documents.

PS Form 2976, Customs CN 22 (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration (green label). Endorse item clearly next to mailing label as BUSINESS PAPERS.

Merchandise samples without commercial value.

PS Form 2976-A, Customs Declaration and Dispatch Note CP 72, inside a PS Form 2976-E, Customs Declaration Envelope CP 91.

Merchandise and all articles subject to customs duty.

PS Form 2976-A, Customs Declaration and Dispatch Note CP 72, inside a PS Form 2976-E, Customs Declaration Envelope CP 91.

 

Size Limits (221.42)

Maximum length: 36 inches

Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches

 

Return Receipt Service (222.72):

NOT Available

 

Notes:  

  1. Addressees are required to obtain import licenses/permits to receive most goods.
  2. Coins; banknotes; currency notes, including paper money; securities of any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks; platinum, gold, and silver; precious stones; jewelry; watches; and other valuable articles are prohibited in Express Mail International shipments to Belarus.

Reciprocal Service Name: EMS

Country Code: BY

Areas Served: All

 

Priority Mail International (230) Price Group 4

 

Weight
not over
(lbs.)

Price

Weight
not over
(lbs.)

Price

Weight
not over
(lbs.)

Price

1

$25.00

23

$107.50

45

$190.00

2

28.75

24

111.25

46

193.75

3

32.50

25

115.00

47

197.50

4

36.25

26

118.75

48

201.25

5

40.00

27

122.50

49

205.00

6

43.75

28

126.25

50

208.75

7

47.50

29

130.00

51

212.50

8

51.25

30

133.75

52

216.25

9

55.00

31

137.50

53

220.00

10

58.75

32

141.25

54

223.75

11

62.50

33

145.00

55

227.50

12

66.25

34

148.75

56

231.25

13

70.00

35

152.50

57

235.00

14

73.75

36

156.25

58

238.75

15

77.50

37

160.00

59

242.50

16

81.25

38

163.75

60

246.25

17

85.00

39

167.50

61

250.00

18

88.75

40

171.25

62

253.75

19

92.50

41

175.00

63

257.50

20

96.25

42

178.75

64

261.25

21

100.00

43

182.50

65

265.00

22

103.75

44

186.25

66

268.75

Weight Limit: 66 lbs.

 

Note: Ordinary Priority Mail International includes indemnity at no cost based on weight. (See 230.)

 

Priority Mail International  Flat Rate

Flat-Rate Envelope or Small Flat-Rate Box: $13.45

 

May contain items that may be sent as First-Class Mail International. The maximum weight is 4 lbs.

Flat-Rate Boxes: Regular/Medium – $43.45; Large – $55.95

The maximum weight is 20 lbs. or the limit set by the individual country, whichever is less.

 

Size Limits (231.22)

Maximum length: 42 inches

Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches

 

 

First-Class Mail International (240) Price Group 4

Letters

 

Weight
not over
(ozs.)

Price

 

 

 

 

1

$0.98

Note: A letter meeting one or more of the nonmachinable characteristics in 241.217 is charged a nonmachinable surcharge of $0.20.

2

1.82

3

2.66

3.5

3.50

Large Envelopes (Flats)

 

Weight
not over
(ozs.)

Price

Weight
not over
(ozs.)

Price

Weight
not over
(ozs.)

Price

1

$1.24

12

$8.84

44

$22.60

2

2.08

16

10.56

48

24.32

3

2.92

20

12.28

52

26.04

4

3.76

24

14.00

56

27.76

5

4.60

28

15.72

60

29.48

6

5.44

32

17.44

64

31.20

7

6.28

36

19.16

 

 

8

7.12

40

20.88

 

 

Packages (Small Packets)

 

Weight
not over
(ozs.)

Price

Weight
not over
(ozs.)

Price

Weight
not over
(ozs.)

Price

1

$1.44

12

$9.04

44

$22.80

2

2.28

16

10.76

48

24.52

3

3.12

20

12.48

52

26.24

4

3.96

24

14.20

56

27.96

5

4.80

28

15.92

60

29.68

6

5.64

32

17.64

64

31.40

7

6.48

36

19.36

 

 

8

7.32

40

21.08

 

 

 

 

Size Limits  

Letters: See 241.212

Postcards: See 241.221

Large Envelopes (Flats): See 241.232

Packages (Small Packets): See 241.242 and 241.243

 

Postcards (241.22)

$0.98

 

Airmail M-bags (260) —

Direct Sack to One Addressee Price Group 4

 

Weight not over 11 lbs.

Each additional pound or fraction of a pound

$46.20

4.20

Weight Limit: 66 pounds

 

Matter for the Blind (270)

Free when sent as First-Class Mail International, including the Priority Mail International flat-rate envelope and small flat–rate box. Weight limit: 4 pounds.

Free when sent as Priority Mail International. Weight limit: 15 pounds.

 

 

Extra Services  

 

Certificate of Mailing (313)

Fee: $1.15

 

COD and Certified  

NOT for International Mail

 

Insurance (323)

Available for Priority Mail International merchandise parcels only (see 323.72 for markings)

 

Insured Amount

not over

Fee

Insured Amount

not over

Fee

$50

$2.50

 

 

100

3.40

Add $1.00 for each additional $100 or fraction of insurance coverage.

200

4.40

300

5.40

400

6.40

 

 

500

7.40

$1,312 max.

$16.40

 

International Business Reply Service (382)

Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.45; Cards $0.95

 

International Postal Money Order (371)

NOT Available

 

International Reply Coupons (381)

Fee: $2.10

 

Registered Mail (330)

Fee: $11.50

Maximum Indemnity: $45.62

Available for First-Class Mail International,
including postcards, and matter for
the blind or other physically handicapped
persons. Not applicable to M-bags.

 

Restricted Delivery (350)

Fee: $4.50

Available for registered mail with a return receipt.

 

Endorsements: A remettre en main propre.

 

Return Receipt (340)

Fee: $2.30

Available for registered mail and insured
Priority Mail International parcels only.