Additional restrictions for air shipments

According to the UPU's rules, and regulations of some nationally customs laws in particular an Article 18 of the UPU Convention about items that are not admitted in any country, subjects that are forbidden for a sending:*

  • extremist printed and audiovisual materials
  • all types of weapons, ammunition and parts thereof
  • dual-use goods
  • powder, explosive, flammable and other dangerous substances
  • specialized technical means for secretly obtaining of information
  • poisonous wastes and substances that are not precursors of narcotic and psychotropic drugs
  • radioactive materials
  • ozone-depleting substances that are covered by Annexes A and B of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants of 22 May 2001
  • medicines, food additives, vitamins
  • narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and their precursors, including in the form of medicines
  • animals and plants in any form, as well as plant seeds
  • ready-made fishing nodal networks, as well as electronic systems and devices
  • alcoholic products, ethyl alcohol
  • all kinds of tobacco products and smoking mixtures
  • perishable products
  • cultural values
  • antiques
  • jewelry
  • precious stones and metals in any form
  • coins, banknotes, credit cards and monetary documents in any form
  • counterfeit and pirated products
  • goods of indecent character
  • other items whose import or turnover is prohibited in the country of destination

When sending goods in international postal items, it is necessary to issue a customs declaration in which it is necessary to indicate the list of enclosures in the parcel.

According to the requirements of the customs authorities, when filling out the customs declaration, it is necessary to indicate a detailed, accurate and complete description of all the goods that are enclosed into the parcel.

In the absence of detailed information on the goods that are sent or if the information is inconsistent with the actual, the time that is spent on customs procedures for such items is significantly increased because of the need for a detailed customs inspection and processing of documents on its results.

The customs duties and taxes are not payable on condition that the total value of goods which are sending in international mail to one recipient does not exceed the maximum amount for duty-free importation, which is established by the current legislation of the country of destination.

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