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Country Conditions for Mailing — Tunisia

 

Prohibitions (130)

 

Arms of all kinds.

Aspirin, sulfa drugs, and vitamin compounds; chalk; pencils; soap; and detergents containing it; leather and articles of artificial leather; carpets, tapestries, and bed coverings; footwear of rubber or plastic; hosiery of cotton or synthetic fibers, except women’s stockings; jewelry made of precious metal or plated with it; household articles of galvanized iron, galvanized steel or aluminum; and nonelectric cooking and heating appliances for household use.

Coins; 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.

Copper coins and obsolete silver coins.

Lottery tickets and advertisements relating to lotteries.

Nursing bottles, nipples, and pacifiers that are not made of pure rubber and marked accordingly, and vulcanized by heat.

Perishable infectious biological substances.

Perishable noninfectious biological substances.

Playing cards.

Radioactive materials.

Saccharine and similar products, except in very small amounts imported as remedies by pharmacies or physicians.

Restrictions  

Banknotes require a permit issued by the Tunisian exchange authorities unless imported by a bank.

Hunting and commercial arms may be imported with authorization of the Director of Public Safety.

Manufactured tobaccos, cigars, and cigarettes for personal use of the importer may be admitted up to 10 kilograms per year, subject to authorization of the Tunisian revenue authorities.

Observations  

None

 

 

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: 66 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

Business correspondence, commercial papers, and documents.

No form required. Endorse item clearly next to mailing label as BUSINESS PAPERS.

Merchandise samples without commercial value.

PS Form 2976.

Merchandise and all articles subject to customs duty.

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

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 to Tunisia.

Reciprocal Service Name: Rapid Post

Country Code: TN

Areas Served:  

 

City

Foreign Postal Code

City

Foreign Postal Code

Ariana

2080

Manouba (la)

2010

Bardo (le)

2000

Marsa (la)

2070

Beja

 

Medenine

 

Ben Arous

2013

Megrine

2033

Ben Arous Sud

2043

Mergrine Chaker

2024

Bizerte

 

Megrine Riadh

2014

Carthage

2016

Menzah (El)

1004

Cebalat B. Ammar

2032

Monastir

 

Cebalat du Mornag

2090

Nabeul

 

Cite el Khadra

1003

Oued Ellil

2021

Cite Ettadhamen

2041

Ouerdia (El)

1009

Cite Ettahrir

2042

Omrand (El)

1005

Cite Ezzouhour

2052

Rades 2040

 

Den Den

2011

Salambo

2025

Erricala

2044

Sfax

 

Essaida

2031

Sidi Bou Said

2026

Ezzahra

2034

Sidi Daoud

2046

Ezzahrouni

2051

Sidi Fathallah

2023

Gabes

 

Siliana

 

Gafsa

 

Soukra (la)

2036

Goulette (la)

2060

Sousse

 

Habibia (El)

2012

Tataouine

 

Hammamet

 

Tozeur

 

Hammam Lif

2050

Tunis RP

1000

Jendouba

 

Tunis Bab Menara

1008

Jerba

 

Tunis Bab Souika

1006

Kabaria

2053

Tunis Belvedere

1002

Kairouan

 

Tunis Carthage

2035

Kalaat el Andleus

2022

Tunis el Hafsia

1059

Kasserine

 

Tunis Hached

1049

Kebili

 

Tunis Halles

1079

Kef

 

Tunis Jabbari

1007

Kram (le)

2015

Tunis Reque

1001

Kram Ouest

2089

Tunis Tri Tri

1060

Mahdia

 

Zaghouan

 

 

 

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: 66 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)

Available for Priority Mail International merchandise parcels only (see 323.72 for markings)

 

Insured Amount

not over

Fee

Insured Amount

not over

Fee

$50

$2.45

 

 

100

3.60

Add $1.15 for each additional $100 or fraction of insurance coverage.

200

4.75

300

5.90

400

7.05

 

 

500

8.20

$3,834 max.

$47.30

 

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)

Not Available 

 

 

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