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Country Conditions for Mailing — Kuwait

 

Prohibitions (130)

 

Lighters containing butane gas, and refills therefor.

Magazines or other printed matter containing illustrations of nude or partly nude human figures.

Perishable infectious biological substances.

Radioactive materials.

Restrictions  

Addressees are required to obtain import licenses for preserved meat, dairy products, drugs, serums and vaccines.

Jewels, precious stones, and metals imported for commercial or resale purposes, are subject to prior authorization of the Ministry of Trade and Industry of Kuwait.

Medicines and pills must be accompanied by a medical prescription or documents indicating their specifications or composition.

Tapes and cassettes must not be sent in Registered Mail. Such articles are admitted in ordinary mail.

Used clothing intended for sale must be accompanied by a certificate of disinfection or sterilization.

Observations  

None

 

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

24

$163.25

48

$301.25

1

35.00

25

169.00

49

307.00

2

39.75

26

174.75

50

312.75

3

44.50

27

180.50

51

318.50

4

49.25

28

186.25

52

324.25

5

54.00

29

192.00

53

330.00

6

59.75

30

197.75

54

335.75

7

65.50

31

203.50

55

341.50

8

71.25

32

209.25

56

347.25

9

77.00

33

215.00

57

353.00

10

82.75

34

220.75

58

358.75

11

88.50

35

226.50

59

364.50

12

94.25

36

232.25

60

370.25

13

100.00

37

238.00

61

376.00

14

105.75

38

243.75

62

381.75

15

111.50

39

249.50

63

387.50

16

117.25

40

255.25

64

393.25

17

123.00

41

261.00

65

399.00

18

128.75

42

266.75

66

404.75

19

134.50

43

272.50

 

 

20

140.25

44

278.25

 

 

21

146.00

45

284.00

 

 

22

151.75

46

289.75

 

 

23

157.50

47

295.50

 

 

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

Business papers, documents, and commercial papers.

No form required. Endorse item clearly next to mailing label as BUSINESS PAPERS.

Merchandise samples without commercial value, microfilm, and microfiche.

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):

Available

 

Notes:  

  1. Express Mail International items mailed to Kuwait should bear the addressee’s telephone number.
  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 Kuwait.

Reciprocal Service Name: Mumtaz Post

Country Code: KW

Areas Served: All

 

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

23

$124.50

45

$229.00

2

28.75

24

129.25

46

233.75

3

33.00

25

134.00

47

238.50

4

37.25

26

138.75

48

243.25

5

41.50

27

143.50

49

248.00

6

45.75

28

148.25

50

252.75

7

50.00

29

153.00

51

257.50

8

54.25

30

157.75

52

262.25

9

58.50

31

162.50

53

267.00

10

62.75

32

167.25

54

271.75

11

67.50

33

172.00

55

276.50

12

72.25

34

176.75

56

281.25

13

77.00

35

181.50

57

286.00

14

81.75

36

186.25

58

290.75

15

86.50

37

191.00

59

295.50

16

91.25

38

195.75

60

300.25

17

96.00

39

200.50

61

305.00

18

100.75

40

205.25

62

309.75

19

105.50

41

210.00

63

314.50

20

110.25

42

214.75

64

319.25

21

115.00

43

219.50

65

324.00

22

119.75

44

224.25

66

328.75

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 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)

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

$2,000 max.

$22.40

 

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)

NOT Available

 

Return Receipt (340)

Fee: $2.30

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