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Country Conditions for Mailing — Western Samoa

 

Prohibitions (130)

 

Same as for New Zealand.

Restrictions  

No list furnished.

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 6

 

Weight
not over
(lbs.)



Price

Weight
not over
(lbs.)



Price

Weight
not over
(lbs.)



Price

0.5

$28.95

15

$105.50

30

$191.75

1

32.50

16

111.25

31

197.50

2

37.00

17

117.00

32

203.25

3

41.50

18

122.75

33

209.00

4

46.00

19

128.50

34

214.75

5

50.50

20

134.25

35

220.50

6

55.75

21

140.00

36

226.25

7

61.00

22

145.75

37

232.00

8

66.25

23

151.50

38

237.75

9

71.50

24

157.25

39

243.50

10

76.75

25

163.00

40

249.25

11

82.50

26

168.75

41

254.75

12

88.25

27

174.50

42

260.25

13

94.00

28

180.25

43

265.75

14

99.75

29

186.00

44

271.25

Weight Limit: 44 lbs.

 

Express Mail International  Flat Rate

 

Insurance (222.71)

Note: Express Mail International merchandise insurance is not available to this country. Document reconstruction insurance coverage is provided, at no additional cost, to a maximum of $100 per shipment. See 222.62.

 

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).

 

Size Limits (221.42)

Maximum length: 36 inches

Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches

 

Return Receipt Service (222.72):

NOT Available

 

Notes:  

  1. Merchandise and all articles subject to customs duty are prohibited in Express Mail International shipments.
  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 Western Samoa.

Reciprocal Service Name: Express Post International

Country Code: WS

Areas Served: Apia City

 

 

Priority Mail International (230) Price Group 6

 

Weight
not over
(lbs.)

Price

Weight
not over
(lbs.)

Price

Weight
not over
(lbs.)

Price

1

$26.50

16

$101.25

31

$180.00

2

30.75

17

106.50

32

185.25

3

35.00

18

111.75

33

190.50

4

39.25

19

117.00

34

195.75

5

43.50

20

122.25

35

201.00

6

48.75

21

127.50

36

206.25

7

54.00

22

132.75

37

211.50

8

59.25

23

138.00

38

216.75

9

64.50

24

143.25

39

222.00

10

69.75

25

148.50

40

227.25

11

75.00

26

153.75

41

232.50

12

80.25

27

159.00

42

237.75

13

85.50

28

164.25

43

243.00

14

90.75

29

169.50

44

248.25

15

96.00

30

174.75

 

 

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 6

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 6

 

Weight not over 11 lbs.

Each additional pound or fraction of a pound

$56.10

5.10

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

295 max.

5.40

 

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.