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Country Conditions for Mailing — Central African Republic

 

Prohibitions (130)

 

Arms and ammunition.

Coins; currency notes; securities payable to bearer; traveler’s checks; manufactured and unmanufactured platinum, gold, and silver; precious stones; jewelry; and other valuable articles.

Pamphlets and leaflets containing propaganda derogatory to the countries of Equatorial Africa.

Perishable infectious biological substances.

Perishable noninfectious biological substances.

Preserved fish, vegetables and plums not clearly marked with the country of origin or contained in tins of more than 1 kg.

Radioactive materials.

Restrictions  

Medical or pharmaceutical products, may only be addressed to licensed pharmacists.

Tobacco products are admitted provided the import duties and taxes are paid. The immediate container (box, case or cigarette package) must be marked “Vente en U.D.E.” (Sale in Equatorial Customs Union) below the trademark.

Observations  

  1. First-Class Mail International items may not contain dutiable articles.
  2. Postal authorities of Central African Rep. collect domestic postage from addressees for inbound shipments.
  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)

Not Available 

 

 

 

Express Mail International (220) Price Group 7

 

Weight
not over
(lbs.)



Price

Weight
not over
(lbs.)



Price

Weight
not over
(lbs.)



Price

0.5

$28.95

24

$161.25

48

$299.25

1

35.50

25

167.00

49

305.00

2

40.25

26

172.75

50

310.75

3

45.00

27

178.50

51

316.50

4

49.75

28

184.25

52

322.25

5

54.50

29

190.00

53

328.00

6

59.75

30

195.75

54

333.75

7

65.00

31

201.50

55

339.50

8

70.25

32

207.25

56

345.25

9

75.50

33

213.00

57

351.00

10

80.75

34

218.75

58

356.75

11

86.50

35

224.50

59

362.50

12

92.25

36

230.25

60

368.25

13

98.00

37

236.00

61

374.00

14

103.75

38

241.75

62

379.75

15

109.50

39

247.50

63

385.50

16

115.25

40

253.25

64

391.25

17

121.00

41

259.00

65

397.00

18

126.75

42

264.75

66

402.75

19

132.50

43

270.50

 

 

20

138.25

44

276.25

 

 

21

144.00

45

282.00

 

 

22

149.75

46

287.75

 

 

23

155.50

47

293.50

 

 

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.

 

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 the Central African Republic.

Reciprocal Service Name: EMS Express Poste Internationale (EPI)

Country Code: CF

Areas Served:  

Express Mail International is available only to the following location:
Bangui

 

Priority Mail International (230) Price Group 7

 

Weight
not over
(lbs.)

Price

Weight
not over
(lbs.)

Price

Weight
not over
(lbs.)

Price

1

$25.50

23

$133.00

45

$244.10

2

30.15

24

138.05

46

249.15

3

34.80

25

143.10

47

254.20

4

39.45

26

148.15

48

259.25

5

44.10

27

153.20

49

264.30

6

48.75

28

158.25

50

269.35

7

53.40

29

163.30

51

274.40

8

58.05

30

168.35

52

279.45

9

62.70

31

173.40

53

284.50

10

67.35

32

178.45

54

289.55

11

72.40

33

183.50

55

294.60

12

77.45

34

188.55

56

299.65

13

82.50

35

193.60

57

304.70

14

87.55

36

198.65

58

309.75

15

92.60

37

203.70

59

314.80

16

97.65

38

208.75

60

319.85

17

102.70

39

213.80

61

324.90

18

107.75

40

218.85

62

329.95

19

112.80

41

223.90

63

335.00

20

117.85

42

228.95

64

340.05

21

122.90

43

234.00

65

345.10

22

127.95

44

239.05

66

350.15

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 7

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 7

 

Weight not over 11 lbs.

Each additional pound or fraction of a pound

$46.75

4.25

Weight Limit: 66 pounds

 

Matter for the Blind (270)

NOT Available

 

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)

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 only.