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322 Priority Mail Express International Insurance

322.1 Description

Priority Mail Express International shipments containing merchandise are insured against loss, damage, or missing contents up to $200 at no additional charge. Priority Mail Express International shipments containing only nonnegotiable documents are insured against loss, damage, or missing contents up to $100 at no additional charge. Indemnity is paid by the U.S. Postal Service as provided in 935 and in DMM 503 and 609.

322.2 Availability

Insurance availability varies by country, content, and value. See Exhibit 322.2 for availability and insurance limits.

Exhibit 322.2

Priority Mail Express International and Priority Mail International Merchandise Insurance Limits (in U.S. Dollars)

 

Country

PMEI

PMI

Afghanistan

n/a

n/a

Albania

5,000

n/a

Algeria

5,000

n/a

Andorra

5,000

5,000

Angola

5,000

n/a

Anguilla

5,000

415

Antigua and Barbuda

n/a

60

Argentina

5,000

5,000

Armenia

5,000

875

Aruba

5,000

830

Ascension

n/a

n/a

Australia

5,000

3,644

Austria

5,000

5,000

Azerbaijan

5,000

2,915

Bahamas

5,000

1,458

Bahrain

5,000

n/a

Bangladesh

5,000

5,000

Barbados

5,000

238

Belarus

5,000

1,312

Belgium

650

650

Belize

5,000

1,600

Benin

5,000

n/a

Bermuda

5,000

440

Bhutan

5,000

22

Bolivia

5,000

n/a

Bosnia-Herzegovina

5,000

5,000

Botswana

5,000

73

Brazil

5,000

2,915

British Virgin Islands

n/a

500

Brunei Darussalam

5,000

n/a

Bulgaria

5,000

1,115

Burkina Faso

5,000

969

Burma (Myanmar)

5,000

n/a

Burundi

5,000

5,000

Cambodia

5,000

n/a

Cameroon

5,000

n/a

Canada

5,000

675

Cape Verde

5,000

n/a

Cayman Islands

5,000

n/a

Central African Republic

5,000

n/a

Chad

5,000

185

Chile

5,000

n/a

China

5,000

1,222

Colombia

5,000

999

Comoros

n/a

690

Congo, Democratic Republic of the

5,000

n/a

Congo, Republic of the

5,000

1,685

Costa Rica

5,000

n/a

Cote d’Ivoire

5,000

5,000

Croatia

5,000

5,000

Cuba

n/a

n/a

Curacao (includes Bonaire, Saba, and Sint Eustatius)

5,000

5,000

Cyprus

5,000

5,000

Czech Republic

5,000

5,000

Denmark

650

650

Djibouti

5,000

880

Dominica

5,000

n/a

Dominican Republic

5,000

n/a

Ecuador

5,000

n/a

Egypt

5,000

1,685

El Salvador

5,000

n/a

Equatorial Guinea

n/a

n/a

Eritrea

5,000

n/a

Estonia

5,000

2,187

Ethiopia

5,000

n/a

Falkland Islands

n/a

n/a

Faroe Islands

5,000

5,000

Fiji

5,000

n/a

Finland

650

650

France

650

650

French Guiana

5,000

5,000

French Polynesia

5,000

4,519

Gabon

5,000

523

Gambia

n/a

n/a

Georgia, Republic of

5,000

1,458

Germany

500

500

Ghana

5,000

n/a

Gibraltar

n/a

n/a

Great Britain and Northern Ireland

650

n/a

Greece

650

650

Greenland

n/a

5,000

Grenada

5,000

350

Guadeloupe

5,000

5,000

Guatemala

n/a

n/a

Guinea

5,000

948

GuineaBissau

5,000

2,915

Guyana

5,000

10

Haiti

5,000

n/a

Honduras

n/a

n/a

Hong Kong

5,000

5,000

Hungary

5,000

5,000

Iceland

650

650

India

5,000

2,189

Indonesia

5,000

n/a

Iran

n/a

n/a

Iraq

5,000

n/a

Ireland

650

650

Israel

5,000

n/a

Italy

650

650

Ivory Coast (Cote d’Ivoire)

5,000

5,000

Jamaica

5,000

n/a

Japan

5,000

5,000

Jordan

n/a

n/a

Kazakhstan

5,000

5,000

Kenya

5,000

131

Kiribati

5,000

n/a

Korea, Democratic People’s Republic of (North Korea)

n/a

n/a

Korea, Republic of (South Korea)

5,000

5,000

Kosovo, Republic of

n/a

n/a

Kuwait

5,000

2,000

Kyrgyzstan

5,000

5,000

Laos

5,000

n/a

Latvia

5,000

1,458

Lebanon

5,000

n/a

Lesotho

5,000

440

Liberia

5,000

440

Libya

n/a

n/a

Liechtenstein

5,000

5,000

Lithuania

5,000

5,000

Luxembourg

650

650

Macao

5,000

4,227

Macedonia, Republic of

5,000

2,380

Madagascar

5,000

199

Malawi

n/a

n/a

Malaysia

5,000

1,429

Maldives

5,000

n/a

Mali

5,000

n/a

Malta

5,000

n/a

Martinique

5,000

5,000

Mauritania

5,000

635

Mauritius

5,000

165

Mexico

5,000

n/a

Moldova

5,000

2,915

Mongolia

5,000

n/a

Montenegro

n/a

5,000

Montserrat

n/a

2,200

Morocco

5,000

5,000

Mozambique

5,000

n/a

Namibia

5,000

4,405

Nauru

5,000

220

Nepal

5,000

n/a

Netherlands

650

650

New Caledonia

5,000

1,775

New Zealand

5,000

1,025

Nicaragua

5,000

n/a

Niger

5,000

n/a

Nigeria

5,000

n/a

Norway

650

650

Oman

5,000

575

Pakistan

5,000

867

Panama

5,000

n/a

Papua New Guinea

5,000

445

Paraguay

5,000

n/a

Peru

5,000

n/a

Philippines

5,000

n/a

Pitcairn Island

n/a

n/a

Poland

5,000

5,000

Portugal

650

650

Qatar

5,000

n/a

Reunion

n/a

5,000

Romania

5,000

5,000

Russia

5,000

5,000

Rwanda

5,000

n/a

Saint Helena

n/a

170

Saint Kitts and Nevis

5,000

242

Saint Lucia

5,000

n/a

Saint Pierre and Miquelon

n/a

5,000

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

5,000

130

Samoa

n/a

295

San Marino

5,000

5,000

Sao Tome and Principe

5,000

440

Saudi Arabia

5,000

n/a

Senegal

5,000

936

Serbia, Republic of

5,000

5,000

Seychelles

5,000

n/a

Sierra Leone

5,000

n/a

Singapore

5,000

3,000

Sint Maarten

5,000

5,000

Slovak Republic (Slovakia)

650

650

Slovenia

650

650

Solomon Islands

5,000

n/a

Somalia

n/a

n/a

South Africa

5,000

n/a

Spain

650

650

Sri Lanka

5,000

35

Sudan

n/a

n/a

Suriname

n/a

535

Swaziland

5,000

560

Sweden

650

650

Switzerland

650

650

Syrian Arab Republic (Syria)

5,000

n/a

Taiwan

5,000

1,350

Tajikistan

5,000

5,000

Tanzania

5,000

248

Thailand

5,000

1,458

Timor-Leste, Democratic Republic of

n/a

n/a

Togo

5,000

n/a

Tonga

5,000

515

Trinidad and Tobago

5,000

n/a

Tristan da Cunha

n/a

n/a

Tunisia

5,000

3,834

Turkey

5,000

952

Turkmenistan

5,000

729

Turks and Caicos Islands

650

n/a

Tuvalu

n/a

675

Uganda

5,000

n/a

Ukraine

5,000

5,000

United Arab Emirates

5,000

5,000

United Kingdom (Great Britain and Northern Ireland)

650

n/a

Uruguay

5,000

n/a

Uzbekistan

5,000

5,000

Vanuatu

n/a

n/a

Vatican City

5,000

2,380

Venezuela

n/a

n/a

Vietnam

5,000

n/a

Wallis and Futuna Islands

n/a

1,615

Yemen

5,000

820

Zambia

5,000

n/a

Zimbabwe

5,000

n/a

322.3 Additional Coverage and Fees

Additional merchandise insurance coverage above $200 up to the maximum amount allowed by the country (see Exhibit 322.2) but never to exceed $5,000 may be purchased at the sender’s option. The insurance fee is in addition to postage and other applicable fees. See Notice 123, Price List, for the fee schedule for optional Priority Mail Express International merchandise insurance coverage.

322.4 Return Receipt Service

Return receipt service is the only extra service that mailers may add to insured items. There is no additional charge for this service, and it is available only to certain countries. See the Individual Country Listings for availability. See 340 for additional information about return receipt service.