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Country Conditions for Mailing — Bolivia

Priority Mail International parcel service is suspended due to lack of available air transportation. This suspension of service does not affect the Priority Mail International flat-rate envelope or small flat-rate box or other international mail categories currently available.

 

Prohibitions (130)

 

Arms and ammunition.

Articles that violate the Bolivian trademark laws.

Books, pamphlets or other printed matter, paintings and illustrations, figures and objects of an obscene or immoral nature.

Coins; banknotes; paper money; traveler’s checks; gold, platinum, silver, manufactured or not; precious stones; jewelry; and other valuable articles.

Counterfeit or illegal currency; advertisements imitating currency or postage stamps, except for philatelic or numismatic catalogs.

Gambling devices.

Perishable infectious biological substances.

Perishable noninfectious biological substances.

Pocket lighters.

Radioactive materials.

Tobacco in any form, cigarettes or cigarette papers or packaging.

Restrictions  

Pharmaceutical and medicinal products must be approved by the Bolivian health authorities. Senders should ascertain from the addressees in advance of mailing whether the medicine they desire to send will be admitted.

Used clothing must be accompanied by a certificate of disinfection issued by a competent authority (for example: Local Board of Health), or must be by a firm with facilities for disinfecting the articles involved. Senders must endorse the wrapper of shipments containing used clothing to show that a certificate of disinfection is enclosed.

Observations  

  1. A commercial invoice signed by a Bolivian consulate is required for shipments exceeding U.S. $100 in value. The invoice must be in the form prescribed by the Bolivian consular regulations. If senders are not familiar with the requirements, they should be advised to consult one of the Bolivian consulates located in principal cities of the United States. Information may also be obtained from the American Republics Division, Bureau of International Commerce, Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C. 20230, or any field office of the Department. No invoices are required for shipments of lesser value.
  2. Import permit is required when the value of a shipment exceeds U.S. $500.
  3.  

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)

 

 

Global Express Guaranteed (210) Price Group 8

 

Weight
not over
(lbs.)

Price

Weight
not over
(lbs.)

Price

Weight
not over
(lbs.)

Price

0.5

$63.95

24

$420.50

48

$696.50

1

79.00

25

433.00

49

706.00

2

97.50

26

445.50

50

715.50

3

116.00

27

458.00

51

725.00

4

134.50

28

470.50

52

734.50

5

153.00

29

483.00

53

744.00

6

171.50

30

495.50

54

753.50

7

190.00

31

508.00

55

763.00

8

208.50

32

520.50

56

772.50

9

227.00

33

533.00

57

782.00

10

245.50

34

545.50

58

791.50

11

258.00

35

558.00

59

801.00

12

270.50

36

570.50

60

810.50

13

283.00

37

583.00

61

820.00

14

295.50

38

595.50

62

829.50

15

308.00

39

608.00

63

839.00

16

320.50

40

620.50

64

848.50

17

333.00

41

630.00

65

858.00

18

345.50

42

639.50

66

867.50

19

358.00

43

649.00

67

877.00

20

370.50

44

658.50

68

886.50

21

383.00

45

668.00

69

896.00

22

395.50

46

677.50

70

905.50

23

408.00

47

687.00

 

 

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 9

 

Weight
not over
(lbs.)



Price

Weight
not over
(lbs.)



Price

Weight
not over
(lbs.)



Price

0.5

$28.95

24

$151.75

48

$277.75

1

34.00

25

157.00

49

283.00

2

38.50

26

162.25

50

288.25

3

43.00

27

167.50

51

293.50

4

47.50

28

172.75

52

298.75

5

52.00

29

178.00

53

304.00

6

57.25

30

183.25

54

309.25

7

62.50

31

188.50

55

314.50

8

67.75

32

193.75

56

319.75

9

73.00

33

199.00

57

325.00

10

78.25

34

204.25

58

330.25

11

83.50

35

209.50

59

335.50

12

88.75

36

214.75

60

340.75

13

94.00

37

220.00

61

346.00

14

99.25

38

225.25

62

351.25

15

104.50

39

230.50

63

356.50

16

109.75

40

235.75

64

361.75

17

115.00

41

241.00

65

367.00

18

120.25

42

246.25

66

372.25

19

125.50

43

251.50

 

 

20

130.75

44

256.75

 

 

21

136.00

45

262.00

 

 

22

141.25

46

267.25

 

 

23

146.50

47

272.50

 

 

Weight Limit: 66 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 and business papers.

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, Customs CN 22 (Old C 1) and Sender’s Declaration (green label).

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. Enclose a commercial invoice in each item.

 

Size Limits (221.42)

Maximum length: 36 inches

Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches

 

Return Receipt Service (222.72):

NOT Available

 

Note:  

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 Bolivia.

Reciprocal Service Name: Express Mail Service

Country Code: BO

Areas Served: All

 

Priority Mail International (230) Price Group 9

Available only for Priority Mail International flat-rate envelope and small flat-rate box.

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.

 

 

First-Class Mail International (240) Price Group 9

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

1.76

3

2.54

3.5

3.32

Large Envelopes (Flats)

 

Weight
not over
(ozs.)

Price

Weight
not over
(ozs.)

Price

Weight
not over
(ozs.)

Price

1

$1.24

12

$8.44

44

$21.80

2

2.03

16

10.11

48

23.47

3

2.82

20

11.78

52

25.14

4

3.61

24

13.45

56

26.81

5

4.40

28

15.12

60

28.48

6

5.19

32

16.79

64

30.15

7

5.98

36

18.46

 

 

8

6.77

40

20.13

 

 

Packages (Small Packets)

 

Weight
not over
(ozs.)

Price

Weight
not over
(ozs.)

Price

Weight
not over
(ozs.)

Price

1

$1.44

12

$8.64

44

$22.00

2

2.23

16

10.31

48

23.67

3

3.02

20

11.98

52

25.34

4

3.81

24

13.65

56

27.01

5

4.60

28

15.32

60

28.68

6

5.39

32

16.99

64

30.35

7

6.18

36

18.66

 

 

8

6.97

40

20.33

 

 

 

 

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 9

 

Weight not over 11 lbs.

Each additional pound or fraction of a pound

$44.00

4.00

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)

NOT Available

 

International Business Reply Service (382)

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

 

International Postal Money Order (371)

Use MO Form MP1

Maximum Amount Available: $700 Fee: $3.85

 

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)

NOT Available

 

Return Receipt (340)

Fee: $2.30

Available for registered mail only.