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Update Notice

Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service,
International Mail Manual

Issued April 17, 2011

In chapters 1–9 of this online version of Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, International Mail Manual (IMM®), change bars (vertical lines in the margin) indicate that Postal Bulletin updates have been incorporated in the adjacent text; however, in the individual country listings (ICLs) of this online IMM, change bars do not appear even though Postal Bulletin updates have been incorporated in the text.

The IMM published April 17, 2011, has been updated with revisions published in Postal Bulletin articles through August 11, 2011, as follows:

:

 

This chapter, subchapter, part, section, or ICL…

titled…

is…

effective…

as noted in Postal Bulletin issue …

Chapter 2, Conditions for Mailing

Exhibit 213.5

Destinating Countries and Price Groups

retitled to reflect current information for Bhutan.

6-6-2011

22312

292.46

Sacking Requirements

revised to indicate current procedures for handling IPA sack mail.

6-6-2011

22310

292.47

Mail Preparation for Canada

revised in item c and Exhibit 292.47 to indicate current procedures for handling IPA sack mail.

6-6-2011

22310

293.46

Sacking Requirements

revised to indicate current procedures for handling ISAL sack mail.

6-6-2011

22310

Exhibit 293.47

Canadian Mail Container Labeling Information

retitled and revised in the footnotes.

6-6-2011

22310

Chapter 4, Treatment of Outbound Mail

420

Shortpaid and Unpaid Mail

revised in the title.

6-6-2011

22309

422

Unpaid Mail

revised in its entirety to reflect updated procedures for the proper disposition of unpaid mail items.

6-6-2011

22309

423.2

Disposition

revised in sections 423.22, 423.23, and 423.24 to reflect updated procedures for the proper disposition of shortpaid mail items.

6-6-2011

22309

Country Price Groups and Weight Limits

Country entry in the table

Andorra

revised to reflect current information for GXG service.

6-6-2011

22312

Country entry in the table

Congo, Democratic Republic of the

revised to reflect current information for GXG service.

6-6-2011

22312

Individual Country Listing

ICL

Andorra

revised to reflect current information for GXG service.

6-6-2011

22312

ICL

Austria

revised to reflect current information in the Prohibitions, Restrictions, and/or Observations sections.

9-6-2011

22317

ICL

Belarus

revised to reflect current information for GXG service.

6-6-2011

22312

 

 

revised to reflect current information in the Prohibitions, Restrictions, and/or Observations sections.

9-6-2011

22317

ICL

Congo, Democratic Republic of the

revised to reflect current information for GXG service.

6-6-2011

22312

ICL

Denmark

revised to reflect current information in the Prohibitions, Restrictions, and/or Observations sections.

9-6-2011

22317

ICL

Ecuador

revised to reflect current information in the Prohibitions, Restrictions, and/or Observations sections.

9-6-2011

22317

ICL

Iran

revised to reflect current information in the Prohibitions, Restrictions, and/or Observations sections.

9-6-2011

22317

ICL

Iraq

revised to reflect current information in the Prohibitions, Restrictions, and/or Observations sections.

9-6-2011

22317

ICL

Israel

revised to reflect current information in the Prohibitions, Restrictions, and/or Observations sections.

9-6-2011

22317

ICL

Jamaica

revised to reflect current information in the Prohibitions, Restrictions, and/or Observations sections.

9-6-2011

22317

ICL

Kazakhstan

revised to reflect current information in the Prohibitions, Restrictions, and/or Observations sections.

9-6-2011

22317

ICL

Papua New Guinea

revised to reflect current information for GXG service.

6-6-2011

22312

ICL

Russia

revised to reflect current information in the Prohibitions, Restrictions, and/or Observations sections.

9-6-2011

22317

ICL

Saudi Arabia

revised to reflect current information in the Prohibitions, Restrictions, and/or Observations sections.

9-6-2011

22317