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Country Conditions for Mailing — Algeria

 

Prohibitions (130)

 

Articles made of tortoise-shell, mother of pearl, ivory, bone meerschaum and amber (succin), natural or reconstructed, worked jade and mineral substances similar to jade.

Canned vegetables, fish, plums and nuts.

Funeral urns.

Household articles made of tin.

Perishable infectious biological substances.

Perishable noninfectious biological substances.

Pictures and printed matter of pornographic or immoral nature, or which tend to incite crime or juvenile delinquency.

Radioactive materials.

Saccharine in tablets or packets.

Used clothing, accessories, blankets, linen, textile furnishings, footwear and headwear.

Watches and clocks.

Restrictions  

Articles of gold or platinum, jewelry and precious stones must be licensed by the Algerian Ministry of Finance.

Coins, banknotes, negotiable securities, checks and other instruments of payment, may only be imported by the Central Bank of Algeria or approved intermediary banks.

Medicines for human or veterinary use, dietetic products, serums, vaccines and similar produce; medical, surgical, and dental instruments and prostheses require prior approval from the Ministry of Public Health and subject to the visa of the Central Algerian Pharmacy.

Observations  

Import permits or licenses are required for many types of goods; therefore, the sender should ascertain from the addressee before mailing whether the necessary documents are held.

 

 

Global Express Guaranteed (210) Price Group 4

 

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

Weight Limit: 70 lbs.

 

General Conditions for Mailing  

See Publication 141, Global Express Guaranteed Service Guide, for information about areas served in the destination country, allowable contents, packaging and labeling requirements, tracking and tracing, service standards, and other conditions for mailing.

Size Limits (211.22)

The surface area of the address side of the item to be mailed must be large enough to completely contain the Global Express Guaranteed Air Waybill/Shipping Invoice (shipping label), postage, endorsement, and any applicable markings. The shipping label is approximately 5.5 inches high and 9.5 inches long.

Maximum length: 46 inches

Maximum width: 35 inches

Maximum height: 46 inches

Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches

Value Limit (212.1)

The maximum value of a GXG shipment to this country is $2,499 or a lesser amount if limited by content or value.

 

Insurance (212.5)

 

Insured Amount

not over

Fee

Insured Amount

not over

Fee

$100

No Fee

For document reconstruction insurance or non-document insurance coverage above $800, add $1.00 per $100 or fraction thereof, up to a maximum of $2,499 per shipment.

200

$1.00

300

2.00

400

3.00

500

4.00

600

5.00

700

6.00

800

7.00

$2,499 max.

$24.00

 

Priority Mail Express
International (220) Price Group 8

 

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

Weight Limit: 44 lbs.

 

Priority Mail Express International  Flat Rate Envelopes and Flat Rate Boxes

 

Size Limits (221.52)

Maximum length: 36 inches

Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches

Insurance (222.8)

Available for Priority Mail Express International merchandise shipments only

 

Insured Amount

not over

Fee

Insured Amount

not over

Fee

$200

No Fee

For insurance coverage above $2,000, add $1.50 for each $500 or fraction thereof, up to a maximum of $5,000 per shipment.

500

$2.35

1,000

3.85

1,500

5.35

2,000

6.85

$5,000 max.

$15.85

Customs Forms Required (123)

Articles Admitted

Required Customs
Form/Endorsement

Correspondence and business papers.

PS Form 2976. Endorse item clearly next to mailing label as BUSINESS PAPERS.

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

PS Form 2976.

Merchandise and all articles subject to customs duty.

PS Form 2976-A inside PS Form 2976-E (envelope). Include a commercial invoice in each item.

 

Note: For mailers completing PS Form 2976-B or other online USPS-produced combined shipping label and customs form, no additional customs form is required (see 222.5).

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 Priority Mail Express International shipments. All items prohibited in regular international mail are also prohibited in Priority Mail Express International to Algeria.

Reciprocal Service Name: EMS

Country Code: DZ

Areas Served: See the following list for areas served.

 

Adrar RP

Ain Benian

Ain Defla RP

Ain Smara

Ain Temouchent RP

Alger aeroport Priority Mail Express International

Alger Didouche Mourad

Alger RP

Algiers and suburbs, as well as all main towns of Wilaya (department)

Annaba aeroport Priority Mail Express International

Annaba Amirouche

Annaba-Menadia

Annaba RP

Arzew

Batna RP

Bechar RP

Bejaia RP

Berrahal (Annaba)

Bilda RP

Biskra RP

Bordj Bou Arreridj RP

Bordj Bounaam

Bouira RP

Bou Ismail

Boumerdes RP

Cheraga

Chlef RP

Constantine aeroport Priority Mail Express International

Constentine Daksi

Constantine RP

Constantine Sidi Mabrouk

Dar El Beida

Didouche Mourad

Djelfa RP

Douera

El Attaf

El Bayadh RP

El-Biar

El Hadjar (Annaba)

El Harrach

El Khroub

El Khroub Djeffal Amar

El Madania

El Oued RP

El Tarf RP

Fouka

Ghardaia RP

Guelma RP

Haasi Messaoud

Hadjout

Haidra

Hamma Bouziane

Hussein-Dey

In Amenas

Jijel RP

Kais

Khemisti

Khenchela RP

Kolea

Kouba

Laghouat RP

Lardjen

Layoune

Mascara RP

Medea RP

Mila RP

Mostaganem RP

MSila RP

Naama RP

Oran

Oran aeroport Priority Mail Express International

Oum El Bouaghi RP

Relizane RP

Rouiba

Saida RP

Setif RP

Sidi Bel Abbes-Sidi Yacine

Skikda RP

Souk Ahras RP

Staoueli

Tamanrasset RP

Tebessa RP

Theniet El Had

Tiaret RP

Tindouf RP

Tipaza RP

Tissemsilt RP

Tizi Ouzou RP

Tlemcen RP

Zeralda

Zighout Youcef

 

Priority Mail International (230) Price Group 8

 

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.

 

Size Limits (231.22)

Maximum length: 42 inches

Maximum length and girth combined: 79 inches

 

Insurance (232.92)

NOT Available

 

Customs Forms Required (123)

Priority Mail International Flat Rate Envelopes:

PS Form 2976 as required (see 123.61)

Priority Mail International Small Flat Rate Priced Boxes:

PS Form 2976

Priority Mail International parcels:

PS Form 2976-A inside PS Form 2976-E (envelope)

 

 

First-Class Mail International (240) Price Group 8

 

Refer to Notice 123, Price List, for the applicable retail price.

Weight Limit: 3.5 ozs. for letters and postcards;

4 lbs. for large envelopes (flats)

Size Limits  

Letters: See 241.212

Postcards: See 241.221

Large Envelopes (Flats): See 241.232

Customs Form Required (123)

PS Form 2976 as required (see 123.61)

 

 

First-Class Package International Service (250) Price Group 8

 

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

Weight Limit: 4 lbs.

Size Limits  

Packages (Small Packets): See 251.22 and 251.23.

Customs Form Required (123)

PS Form 2976

 

 

Airmail M-bags (260) —

Direct Sack to One Addressee Price Group 8

 

Refer to Notice 123, Price List, for the applicable retail price.

Weight Limit: 66 lbs.

Customs Form Required (123)

PS Form 2976

 

Matter for the Blind or Other Physically Handicapped Persons (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.

Customs Form Required (123)

First-Class Mail International items, First-Class Package International Service items, Priority Mail International Flat Rate Envelopes, and Priority Mail International Small Flat Rate Priced Boxes:

PS Form 2976 as required (see 123.61)

Priority Mail International parcels:

PS Form 2976-A inside PS Form 2976-E (envelope)

 

 

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

 

Registered Mail (330)

Fee: $12.95

Maximum Indemnity: $46.14

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

 

Return Receipt (340)

Fee: $3.50

Available for Registered Mail only.

 

Restricted Delivery (350)

 

NOT Available for International Mail as of January 27, 2013

 

International Postal Money Order (371)

NOT Available

 

International Reply Coupons (381)

 

NOT Available for International Mail as of January 27, 2013

 

International Business Reply Service (382)

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