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Country Conditions for Mailing — Burma

(Myanmar)

 

Prohibitions (130)

All goods manufactured outside Her Majesty’s dominions and bearing the British Royal Arms or imitations thereof; or bearing as a mark or label a portrait of any member of the Royal Family of England.

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

Imitation and toy pistols and revolvers.

Money, gold or silver (in bullion) exceeding L5 in value, except coins obviously intended as ornaments.

Perishable infectious biological substances.

Perishable noninfectious biological substances.

Radioactive materials.

Restrictions  

Hypodermic syringes or needles may only be imported on behalf of the Government or addressed to practicing physicians.

Noninflammable or safety films must be contained in a strong metal box packed in a solid wooden or thick cardboard receptacle, labeled very clearly in red “Contains only noninflammable films” on the outside of each package.

Wireless telegraph equipment, and transceivers and receivers, require a permit from the Director General of Posts and Telegraphs; receivers alone may be imported upon application to the customs authorities.

Observations  

  1. The following may not be sent as merchandise at the First-Class Mail International or First-Class Package International Service price if they are liable to customs duty: Works of art (including photographs), printed forms, account books, manuscript books, labels, advertising matter (except trade catalogs and circulars), picture books, almanacs, maps, old paper, and old newspapers serving as packing paper.
  2. Addressees are required to obtain import licenses to take delivery of shipments, including those sent as gifts. It is recommended that senders inform the addressees of the contents of shipment prior to mailing, so that they may apply for the necessary import license.
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Global Express Guaranteed (210)

Not Available 

Priority Mail Express
International (
220) Price Group 6

 

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: 60 inches

Maximum length and girth combined: 108 inches

Insurance (222.8)

Available for Priority Mail Express International merchandise shipments only

 

See Exhibit 322.2 for individual country merchandise insurance limits. See Notice 123, Price List, for the fee schedule for Priority Mail Express International merchandise insurance coverage.

 

Customs Forms Required (123)

Articles Admitted

Required Customs
Form/Endorsement

Correspondence, business papers, and documents

PS Form 2976-B placed inside PS Form 2976-E (plastic envelope). Endorse item clearly next to mailing label as BUSINESS PAPERS.

Merchandise samples without commercial value.

PS Form 2976-B placed inside PS Form 2976-E (plastic envelope).

Merchandise and all articles subject to customs duty.

PS Form 2976-B placed inside PS Form 2976-E (plastic envelope).

Note: For mailers completing PS Form 2976-B or an online combined shipping label and customs form that electronically transmits customs-related data, no additional customs form is required because customs information is incorporated into the form that the mailer must complete.

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 Burma (Myanmar).

Reciprocal Service Name: EMS Myanmar Post

Country Code: MM

Areas Served: Entire territory except those listed below:

 

Bago Township

Dagon (South) Township

Dala Township

Hlaegu Township

Hlaing Thar Yar (Industrial Zone)

Kalay Township

Kyauktan Township

Mandalay Township

Mawlamyine Township

Mingalardon Township

Monywa Township

Myingyan Township

Pakokku Township

Pathein Township

Pearl Township

Pyinoolwin Township

Shwepaukkan Industrial Zone

Shwepyithar Township

Thalyin Township

 

 

Priority Mail International (230) Price Group 6

 

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

Weight Limit: 22 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 6

 

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 6

 

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 6

 

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

Weight Limit: 66 lbs.

Customs Form Required (123)

PS Form 2976

 

Free 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.

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 — Refer to Notice 123, Price List, for the applicable price:

Individual article (PS Form 3817).

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

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

Bulk Quantities — Refer to Notice 123, Price List, for the applicable price:

First 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof).

Each additional 1,000 pieces (or fraction thereof).

Duplicate copy of PS Form 3606.

 

Registered Mail (330)

 

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

Maximum Indemnity: $46.09

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 Free Matter for the Blind.

 

Return Receipt (340)

 

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

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 (371)

 

NOT Available for International Mail as of January 27, 2013

 

International Business Reply Service (382)

Fee: Refer to Notice 123, Price List, for the applicable price:

Envelopes up to 2 ounces.

Cards.