The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the U.S. Department of the Treasury administers sanctions that restrict the mailing of items to certain destinations and recipients, including a broad sanctions program against North Korea. Prior to mailing any items to North Korea, mailers should refer to IMM 510 or access www.treas.gov/ofac for additional information.
Service is limited to First-Class Mail International items, including postcards and matter for the blind. All merchandise is prohibited.
All merchandise is prohibited.
Coins; banknotes; currency notes (paper money); securities payable to bearer; traveler’s checks; platinum, gold or silver, manufactured or not; precious stones; jewelry; and other precious articles.
Perishable infectious biological substances.
No list furnished.
- First-Class Mail International items, including Priority Mail International Flat Rate Envelopes, may not contain dutiable articles.
- Mail should be addressed to Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.
Customs Forms Required (123)
First-Class Mail International items and Priority Mail International Flat Rate Envelopes:
PS Form 2976 (see 123.61)
Global Express Guaranteed (210)
Express Mail International (220)
Priority Mail International (230) Price Group 6
Available only for Priority Mail International Flat Rate Envelope.
Flat Rate Envelopes: May not contain dutiable items or merchandise. The maximum weight is 4 pounds. Refer to Notice 123, Price List, for the applicable retail, commercial base, or commercial plus price.
First-Class Mail International (240) Price Group 6
For the prices and maximum weights for letters, large envelopes (flats), packages (small packets), and postcards, see Notice 123, Price List.
Letters: See 241.212
Postcards: See 241.221
Large Envelopes (Flats): See 241.232
Packages (Small Packets): See 241.242 and 241.243
Airmail M-bags (260) —
Direct Sack to One Addressee Price Group 6
Matter for the Blind (270)
Free when sent as First-Class Mail International, including Priority Mail International Flat Rate Envelopes and Small Flat Rate Priced Boxes. Weight limit: 4 pounds.
Free when sent as Priority Mail International. Weight limit: 15 pounds.
Certificate of Mailing (313)
COD and Certified
NOT for International Mail
International Business Reply Service (382)
Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.50; Cards $1.00
International Postal Money Order (371)
International Reply Coupons (381)
Registered Mail (330)
Restricted Delivery (350)
Return Receipt (340)