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Country Conditions for Mailing — Sierra Leone

 

Prohibitions (130)

 

Banknotes, checks, and securities of any kind payable to bearer in ordinary and registered First-Class Mail International items.

Brushes of all kinds made in Japan other than nylon toothbrushes.

Distilling apparatus.

Postage stamps, whether used or not, except in registered First-Class Mail International shipments.

West African paper currency.

Restrictions  

Arms and munitions require a license from the Governor.

Coins or precious metal sent in registered First-Class Mail International shipments may not exceed L5 in value.

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)

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, business papers, computer data, and advertising material.

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 Sierra Leone.

Reciprocal Service Name: Express Mail Service (EMS)

(Note: Service is available to Sierra Leone but not from it.)

Country Code: SL

Areas Served:  

 

Bo

Freetown

Kenema

Kono

Makeni

 

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)

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)

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.