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Country Conditions for Mailing — Iraq

 

Prohibitions (130)

Arms, including air guns; and parts of arms and munitions.

Binoculars.

Coins; banknotes; currency notes; securities payable to bearer; traveler’s checks; gold, silver, platinum, manufactured or not; precious stones; jewelry; and other valuable articles.

Lighters containing butane gas.

Non-preserved meats and soft fruits.

Perishable infectious biological substances.

Perishable noninfectious biological substances.

Radioactive materials.

Tapes or cassettes.

Restrictions  

For shipments containing goods valued at more than 1 Iraqi dinar, the addressee must obtain a special import license from the Ministry of Supply, Import Department, Baghdad.

Radio apparatus, and their accessories, and knives having blades over 76 millimeters (about 3 inches) in length, require permission to be obtained by the addressees from the Iraqi authorities.

Observations  

Many articles are subject to an import permit/license. Therefore, senders should ascertain from the addressee before mailing whether the necessary documents are held.

 

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 6

 

Weight
not over
(lbs.)

Price

Weight
not over
(lbs.)

Price

Weight
not over
(lbs.)

Price

0.5

$45.95

24

$289.00

48

$475.00

1

68.75

25

296.75

49

482.75

2

78.50

26

304.50

50

490.50

3

88.25

27

312.25

51

498.25

4

98.00

28

320.00

52

506.00

5

107.75

29

327.75

53

513.75

6

117.50

30

335.50

54

521.50

7

127.25

31

343.25

55

529.25

8

137.00

32

351.00

56

537.00

9

146.75

33

358.75

57

544.75

10

156.50

34

366.50

58

552.50

11

166.25

35

374.25

59

560.25

12

176.00

36

382.00

60

568.00

13

185.75

37

389.75

61

575.75

14

195.50

38

397.50

62

583.50

15

205.25

39

405.25

63

591.25

16

215.00

40

413.00

64

599.00

17

224.75

41

420.75

65

606.75

18

234.50

42

428.50

66

614.50

19

244.25

43

436.25

67

622.25

20

254.00

44

444.00

68

630.00

21

263.75

45

451.75

69

637.75

22

273.50

46

459.50

70

645.50

23

281.25

47

467.25

 

 

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 8

 

Weight
not over
(lbs.)



Price

Weight
not over
(lbs.)



Price

Weight
not over
(lbs.)



Price

0.5

$28.95

15

$111.50

30

$197.75

1

35.00

16

117.25

31

203.50

2

39.75

17

123.00

32

209.25

3

44.50

18

128.75

33

215.00

4

49.25

19

134.50

34

220.75

5

54.00

20

140.25

35

226.50

6

59.75

21

146.00

36

232.25

7

65.50

22

151.75

37

238.00

8

71.25

23

157.50

38

243.75

9

77.00

24

163.25

39

249.50

10

82.75

25

169.00

40

255.25

11

88.50

26

174.75

41

261.00

12

94.25

27

180.50

42

266.75

13

100.00

28

186.25

43

272.50

14

105.75

29

192.00

44

278.25

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 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 Iraq.

Reciprocal Service Name: EMS

Country Code: IQ

Areas Served:  

Express Mail International service is available to the following cities:
Baghdad
Basrah
Mosul

 

Priority Mail International (230) Price Group 8

 

Weight
not over
(lbs.)

Price

Weight
not over
(lbs.)

Price

Weight
not over
(lbs.)

Price

1

$24.50

16

$91.25

31

$162.50

2

28.75

17

96.00

32

167.25

3

33.00

18

100.75

33

172.00

4

37.25

19

105.50

34

176.75

5

41.50

20

110.25

35

181.50

6

45.75

21

115.00

36

186.25

7

50.00

22

119.75

37

191.00

8

54.25

23

124.50

38

195.75

9

58.50

24

129.25

39

200.50

10

62.75

25

134.00

40

205.25

11

67.50

26

138.75

41

210.00

12

72.25

27

143.50

42

214.75

13

77.00

28

148.25

43

219.50

14

81.75

29

153.00

44

224.25

15

86.50

30

157.75

 

 

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 8

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 8

 

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)

NOT Available

 

International Postal Money Order (371)

NOT Available

 

International Reply Coupons (381)

Fee: $2.10

 

Registered Mail (330)

NOT Available

 

Restricted Delivery (350)

NOT Available

 

Return Receipt (340)

NOT Available