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Country Conditions for Mailing — Ukraine

 

Prohibitions (130)

Agricultural products.

Articles of cultural value (works of art, collectors’ pieces, and antiques).

Coins; banknotes; currency; securities of any kind payable to bearer; traveler’s checks; platinum, gold, and silver (manufactured or not); precious stones; jewelry; and other valuable articles are prohibited.

Medicines and medicinal products.

Passports and personal identity cards are prohibited entry in all classes of mail, including Priority Mail Express International shipments.

Prescription narcotics and psychotropic drugs which have potentially addictive or hallucinogenic effects.

Tobacco products and manufactured tobacco substitutes.

Restrictions  

  1. In order to be admissible, the food items listed below must (a) be packed by the manufacturer; (b) conform to Ukraine’s sanitary standards; (c) be accompanied by a certificate of conformity which has been issued by the Ukrainian State Committee for Standardization and Measures or by a comparable regulatory authority in the country of origin; (d) be addressed to an individual who is a resident of Ukraine; (e) be shipped in quantities not to exceed 2 kilograms (4 pounds) when enclosed in a First-Class Mail International or First-Class Package International Service shipment; or (f) be shipped in quantities not to exceed 10 kilograms (22 pounds) when enclosed in a Priority Mail International parcel or an Priority Mail Express International item.
  2. Meats, fish, shell fish, milk and dairy products, birds’ eggs, natural honey, fruits and nuts, coffee, tea, spices, vegetables, grains, cereals, flour, fats and oils, animal and vegetable by-products, sugar, cocoa, and other processed foodstuffs.

  3. Radios and mobile telephones for personal use may be sent to Ukraine, provided that the addressee has obtained prior authorization from the Ukrainian State Center of Radio Frequencies and Telecommunications Supervision. The Center is responsible for assigning radio frequencies and registering official authorization for the design, manufacture, and use of radio-electronic equipment. Customers who require additional information about the mailing of radio-electronic equipment to Ukraine should send their inquiries directly to the Center’s headquarters in Kiev. The applicable fax number is 011-38-044-450-2765.
  4. Prescription medicines for personal use may be sent to Ukraine in quantities that are necessary for a complete course of treatment, provided that the addressee has obtained prior authorization from the Ukrainian Ministry of Health.
  5. Funeral urns admitted for import are authorized only upon presentation of the following documentation to Customs authorities: A death certificate or any other document confirming death, issued by a competent body; or a certificate declaring that the urn does not contain other articles that may not be imported into Ukraine.
  6. Used goods (e.g., clothes, footwear) that are unclean or that are not accompanied by supporting documents certifying that they have been fumigated cannot be sent via Priority Mail Express International service.
  7. Goods that fall into categories 1 through 24 (i.e., “animal and animal products,” “vegetable products,” and “foodstuffs”) of the Harmonized Systems Codes (HS Codes) cannot be sent via Priority Mail Express International service, except for foodstuffs weighing less than 10 kilograms (22 pounds) in total and packed in their original packaging.

Observations  

Goods sent via Priority Mail Express International service whose total invoiced (customs) value exceeds 300 EUR will be subject to a 10% import duty and a 20% value-added tax.

 

 

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 4

 

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, business papers, and documents.

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

Merchandise samples without commercial value.

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

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).

Notes:  

  1. Addressees are required to obtain import licenses/permits to receive most goods.
  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 Priority Mail Express International shipments to Ukraine.
  3. Passports and personal identity cards are prohibited entry in Priority Mail Express International shipments to Ukraine.
  4. Agricultural products are prohibited entry in Priority Mail Express International shipments to Ukraine.

Reciprocal Service Name: EMS

Country Code: UA

 

Areas Served:  

Priority Mail Express International is available only to the following locations:

 

City

Postal Code

BelayaTserkov

Cherkassy

Chernigov

Chernovsty

Dnepropetrovsk

Donetsk

Ivano-Frankovsk

Kharkov

Kherson

Khmelnitskiy

Kiev

Kirovograd

Lugansk

Lutsk

Lvov

Nikolaev

Odessa

Poltava

Rovno

Sevastopol

Simferopol

Sumy

Ternopol

Uzhgorod

Vinnitsa

Zaporozhiye

Zhitomir

348000

257000

250000

274000

320000

340000

284000

310000

325000

280000

252000

316000

348000

263000

290000

327000

270000

314000

266000

335000

333000

244000

282000

294000

286000

330000

262000

 

 

Priority Mail International (230) Price Group 4

 

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

$5,000 max.

$59.95

 

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 4

 

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 4

 

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 4

 

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.

 

Restricted Delivery (350)

 

NOT Available for International Mail as of January 27, 2013

 

Return Receipt (340)

Fee: $3.50

Available for Registered Mail only.

 

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