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Country Conditions for Mailing — British Virgin Islands

 

Prohibitions (130)

 

Currency is not admitted in registered items.

Radioactive materials.

Restrictions  

None

Observations  

  1. The U.S. Virgin Islands are a United States overseas possession comprised of the islands of St. Thomas, St. Croix, and St. John. Mailpieces destined for any of those islands are subject to domestic postage rates, mail classification definitions, preparation requirements, weight and size limits, ZIP Code specifications, markings and endorsements, and other mailing conditions that are referenced in Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM).
  2. The British Virgin Islands are a foreign destination comprised of the islands of Anegada, Tortola, Jost Van Dyke, Peter Island, and Virgin Gorda. Mailpieces destined for any of those islands are subject to international postage rates, mail classification definitions, preparation requirements, weight and size limits, addressing standards, customs form requirements, and other country specific conditions for mailing that are referenced in the International Mail Manual (IMM).
  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)

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

 

 

Global Express Guaranteed (210) Price Group 7

 

Weight
not over
(lbs.)

Price

Weight
not over
(lbs.)

Price

Weight
not over
(lbs.)

Price

0.5

$43.95

24

$217.75

48

$363.75

1

56.00

25

224.00

49

369.50

2

64.25

26

230.25

50

375.25

3

72.50

27

236.50

51

381.00

4

80.75

28

242.75

52

386.75

5

89.00

29

249.00

53

392.50

6

97.25

30

255.25

54

398.25

7

105.50

31

261.50

55

404.00

8

113.75

32

267.75

56

409.75

9

122.00

33

274.00

57

415.50

10

130.25

34

280.25

58

421.25

11

136.50

35

286.50

59

427.00

12

142.75

36

292.75

60

432.75

13

149.00

37

299.00

61

438.50

14

155.25

38

305.25

62

444.25

15

161.50

39

311.50

63

450.00

16

167.75

40

317.75

64

455.75

17

174.00

41

323.50

65

461.50

18

180.25

42

329.25

66

467.25

19

186.50

43

335.00

67

473.00

20

192.75

44

340.75

68

478.75

21

199.00

45

346.50

69

484.50

22

205.25

46

352.25

70

490.25

23

211.50

47

358.00

 

 

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)

Not Available 

 

 

Priority Mail International (230) Price Group 9

 

Weight
not over
(lbs.)

Price

Weight
not over
(lbs.)

Price

Weight
not over
(lbs.)

Price

1

$24.50

16

$75.75

31

$132.00

2

28.25

17

79.50

32

135.75

3

32.00

18

83.25

33

139.50

4

35.75

19

87.00

34

143.25

5

39.50

20

90.75

35

147.00

6

42.25

21

94.50

36

150.75

7

45.00

22

98.25

37

154.50

8

47.75

23

102.00

38

158.25

9

50.50

24

105.75

39

162.00

10

53.25

25

109.50

40

165.75

11

57.00

26

113.25

41

169.50

12

60.75

27

117.00

42

173.25

13

64.50

28

120.75

43

177.00

14

68.25

29

124.50

44

180.75

15

72.00

30

128.25

 

 

Weight Limit: 44 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 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)

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

 

Insured Amount

not over

Fee

$50

$2.50

100

3.40

200

4.40

300

5.40

400

6.40

500 max.

7.40

 

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 and insured
Priority Mail International parcels only.