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Country Conditions for Mailing — Sudan

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 Sudan. Prior to mailing any items to Sudan, mailers should refer to IMM 510 or access www.treas.gov/ofac for additional information.

 

Prohibitions (130)

 

Arms and their spare parts.

Coins; banknotes; currency notes (paper money); traveler’s checks; securities payable to bearer; platinum, gold or silver, manufactured or not; precious stones; jewelry; and other valuable articles.

Liquids, easily liquefiable items, and glass or similarly fragile articles.

Perishable infectious biological substances.

Perishable noninfectious biological substances.

Playing cards.

Radioactive materials.

Seditious literature.

Unginned cotton.

Restrictions  

Banknotes greater than 2 Sudanese pounds in value are admitted ONLY in registered First-Class Mail International or First-Class Package International Service shipments.

Observations  

Used clothing must be accompanied by a health certificate issued by the official health authorities.

 

Customs Forms Required (123)

First-Class Mail International items and Priority Mail International Flat Rate Envelopes and Small Flat Rate Priced 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

 

Refer to Notice 123, Price List, for the applicable retail, Commercial Base, or Commercial Plus price.

Weight Limit: 66 lbs.

 

Express Mail International  Flat Rate Envelopes and Flat Rate Boxes

Insurance (222.8)

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 222.72.

Articles Admitted

Required Customs
Form/Endorsement

Correspondence, business papers, computer data, and advertising material.

PS Form 2976, Customs CN 22 and Sender’s Declaration. Endorse item clearly next to mailing label as BUSINESS PAPERS.

Merchandise samples without commercial value and not subject to customs duty.

PS Form 2976, Customs CN 22 and Sender’s Declaration.

 

Size Limits (221.52)

Maximum length: 36 inches

Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches

 

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 Sudan.

Reciprocal Service Name: EMS

Country Code: SD

Areas Served:  

 

Al-Obeid

Dongola

Khartoum

Kosti

Port Sudan

Wad Medani

 

 

Priority Mail International (230) Price Group 7

 

Refer to Notice 123, Price List, for the applicable retail, Commercial Base, or Commercial Plus price.

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 Envelopes or Small Flat Rate Priced Boxes: The maximum weight is 4 pounds. Refer to Notice 123, Price List, for the applicable retail, Commercial Base, or Commercial Plus price.

Flat Rate Boxes — Medium and Large: The maximum weight is 20 pounds, or the limit set by the individual country, whichever is less. Refer to Notice 123, Price List, for the retail, Commercial Base, or Commercial Plus price.

 

Insurance (232.92)

NOT Available

 

Size Limits (231.22)

Maximum length: 42 inches

Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches

 

 

First-Class Mail International (240) Price Group 7

For the prices and maximum weights for letters, large envelopes (flats), and postcards, see Notice 123, Price List.

 

Size Limits  

Letters: See 241.212

Postcards: See 241.221

Large Envelopes (Flats): See 241.232

 

Airmail M-bags (260) —

Direct Sack to One Addressee Price Group 7

 

Refer to Notice 123, Price List, for the applicable retail, Commercial Base, or Commercial Plus price.

Weight Limit: 66 lbs.

 

Matter for the Blind (270)

Free when sent as First-Class Mail International, First-Class Package International Service, Priority Mail International Flat Rate Envelopes, or Priority Mail International Small Flat Rate Priced Boxes. Weight limit: 4 pounds.

Free when sent as Priority Mail International. Weight limit: 15 pounds.

 

First-Class Package International Service (250) Price Group 7

For the prices and maximum weights for packages (small packets), see Notice 123, Price List.

Size Limits  

Packages (Small Packets): See 251.22 and 251.23.

 

 

Extra Services  

Certificate of Mailing (313)

 

Individual Pieces

Fee

Individual article (PS Form 3817)

$1.20

Firm mailing books (PS Form 3877), per article listed (minimum 3)

0.44

Duplicate copy of PS Form 3817 or PS Form 3877 (per page)

 

1.20

 

 

Bulk Quantities

Fee

First 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)

$7.05

Each additional 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof)

0.85

Duplicate copy of PS Form 3606

1.20

 

COD and Certified  

NOT for International Mail

 

International Business Reply Service (382)

Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.75; Cards $1.25

 

International Postal Money Order (371)

NOT Available

 

International Reply Coupons (381)

 

NOT Available for International Mail as of January 27, 2013

Registered Mail (330)

Fee: $12.95

Maximum Indemnity: $46.14

Available only for First-Class Mail International,
including postcards, Priority Mail International
Flat Rate Envelopes, Priority Mail International
Small Flat Rate Priced Boxes, and matter for the
blind or other physically handicapped persons.

 

Restricted Delivery (350)

 

NOT Available for International Mail as of January 27, 2013

 

 

Return Receipt (340)

Fee: $3.50

Available for Registered Mail only.