Syrian Arab Republic

 
On regard of The Letter/parcel/EMS addressed to Syrian Arab Republic "Georgian Post" does not take material liability for total or partial damage, loss or thief of the item, also by the returning of the item or breaking the delivery time.
Letter mail
Parcel
EMS
Prohibited articles list
 
Weight / size limit admitted:
üPostcard – maximum weight 20g.  maximum size - 240X340mmmaximum thickness – 5mm
üLetter – maxsimum weight 250gmaximum size - 240X340mmmaximum thickness: 5mm.
üSmall packets – maxsimum weight 2kgmaximum size - 240X340mmmaximum thickness: 50mm.
üM bag – maxsimum weight 30kg. maximum height - 80cmmaximum circumference -120cm.
 
Insured* letters admitted – yes;
Maximum insured value – 4000 SDR**;
 
On-line tracking provided – yes;
 
Payments for inbound items in case, when content is a goods:
ü Customs clearance fee - 50 po;
ü Threshold level below which items are free of customs duties and other taxes - 
 
Numbers of customs declarations required for inbound letter – 1;
Languages in which customs declarations must be completed – English;
 
Delivery charge for small packets exceeding 500 g 
 
Period of retention for letters – 1 month;
 
 
Web site address of postal administration – www.syrianpost.gov.sy
 
*Insured Parcel–Type of Registered Parcel,  which is insured at cost declared by the sender. Insured value should not be more than the actual cost of the package content and should not exceed 10 000 GEL.

**SDR–Monetary unit (Special Drawing Rights) created by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) - The value of the SDR in terms of the US dollar is determined daily based on exchange rates quoted at noon each day in the London market and posted on the IMF’s 

 
***Custom declaration for letter post is required only in case, when content is a goods.
 
Weight / size limit admitted:
ü Max weight – 20 kg
ü Max size - 1,05m X 1,05m X 1,05m (or 2m length & greatest circumference);
 
Insured* parcels admitted – yes;
Maximum insured value - 4000 SDR**;
 
On-line tracking provided – yes;
 
Numbers of customs declarations required for inbound parcels – 3;
Languages in which customs declarations must be completed – English, Arabic;
 
 
Payments for inbound parcels:
ü Customs clearance fee - 50 po;
ü Threshold level below which parcels are free of customs duties and other taxes -
 
 
To customers’ address:
ü Free – no;
ü Paid service – no;
 
 
Period of retention for parcels:
ü Min – 1 month;
ü Max – 2 months;
 
Web site address of postal administration – www.SYRIANPOST.GOV.SY
 
 
 
*Insured Parcel–Type of Registered Parcel,  which is insured at cost declared by the sender. Insured value should not be more than the actual cost of the package content and should not exceed 10 000 GEL.
 
**SDR–Monetary unit (Special Drawing Rights) created by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) - The value of the SDR in terms of the US dollar is determined daily based on exchange rates quoted at noon each day in the London market and posted on the IMF’s 
 
 
 
Weight / size limit admitted:
ü Max weight – 20 kg
ü Max size - 1,05m X 1,05m X 1,05m (or 2m length & greatest circumference);
 
 
Maximum insured value:
 for documents: 4000 GEL
 for merchandise: 10 000 GEL
 
Numbers of customs declarations required for inbound EMS – 3;
Languages in which customs declarations must be completed – English;
 
Payments for inbound parcels:
ü Customs clearance fee - 
ü Threshold level below which parcels are free of customs duties and other taxes:
For private customers - 
For business customers 
 
How many attempts at delivery are made: 4
 
Period of retention for EMS items:
 
Coverage: entire territory
 
Days of the week on which EMS items are delivered: 1/2/3/4/7
 
EMS item delivery to P.O. Box: Yes
 
National holidays on which EMS items are not delivered: 9 January, 15,21 March, 14,17 April, 1 May, 15-18 June, 1,21-25 August, 9 September, 5,6,12,13,19,20,26,27 October, 2,3,9,10,16,17,23,24,30 November, 1,7,8,14,15,21,22,25,28,29 December
 
Web site address of postal administration –
 
 
*SDR–Monetary unit (Special Drawing Rights) created by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) - The value of the SDR in terms of the US dollar is determined daily based on exchange rates quoted at noon each day in the London market and posted on the IMF’s 
 
The amount of insurance paid by the customer should not exceed the actual value of the contents of the parcel

Definition of Terms

 

 

·        Prohibited items – items whose import into the country is prohibited.    

·        Items admitted conditionally – items whose importation into the country is allowed with the term if a document issued by the relevant authorities of the exporting country is presented.    

·        Items admitted without conditions – items whose import into the country is allowed.    

 

Detailed information on the HS codes and their titles can be found on the Revenue Service web-page (http://www.rs.ge/4509) or at the following address: http://www.foreign-trade.com/reference/hscode.htm

 

For easy search for a desired item, you can use the “ctrl+F” combination. A search field will appear in the right upper corner where you can write the title of the item. Pressing the “Enter” button will highlight the search word provided by you throughout the text in a different color.

 

The below information is based upon the official source of Syrian Arab Republic 

 
ParI:
List of articles prohibited as imports (or in transit) or admitted conditionally
 
 
Section I                       Live animals; animal products
 
Chapter 1                     Live animals
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
01.01-06   0106.00       All live animals, except beeand leeches.
 
 
Chapter 2                     Meat and edible meat offal
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 3                     Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and otheaquatic invertebrates
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 4                     Dairy produce; birds' eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified oincluded
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 5                     Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included
Nil.
 
 
Section II                      Vegetable products
 
Chapter 6                     Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
06.01-04                        Natural flowerand brancheand partthereof.
 
 
Chapter 7                     Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 8                     Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons
Nil
 
 
Chapter 9                     Coffee, tea, maté and spices
Nil.
 
 
Chapte10                   Cereals
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
10.01-08                        All cerealexcepwheat seed.
 
 
Chapter 11                   Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
11.01                               Flourexcept Canadiaflouimported fobakinwithin thlimitestablishebthMinistrof SupplyStarchexcepquantitieestablisheby thMinistry ofIndustry intendefonon-food products.
 
 
Chapter 12                   Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
12.07        1207.20       Cotton seeds.

 
 
Chapte13                   Lacgums, resins and othevegetable saps  and extracts
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 14                   Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included
Nil.
 
 
Section III                     Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products; prepared edible fats; animal or vegetablwaxes
 
Chapter 15                   (Sole chapter)
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
15.01-22   1517.10       Tallow, fatand oils, except those chemicalldenatured for industrial use.
 
1517.90       Oil manufactured frocorn oil.
 
 
Section IV                     Prepared foodstuffs; beverages, spirits and vinegar; tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes
 
Chapte16                   Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs ootheaquatic invertebrates
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 17                   Sugars and sugar confectionery
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 18                   Cocoa and cocoa preparations
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 19                   Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; pastrycooks' products
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
19.01                             Fresh naturayeasts.
 
 
Chapter 20                   Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 21                   Miscellaneous edible preparations
Nil.
 
 
Chapte22                   Beverages, spirits anvinegar
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
22.04-06                        Alcoholibeveragewith salicyliacidwhich are subject to inspection by a chemist.
 
 
Chapter 23                   Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal fodder
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 24                   Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
24.01        2401.10       Leaf tobacco and tobacco stems.
 
2401.30       Tobacco refuse.
 
24.02        2402.10       Manufactured tobacco.
 
2402.20       Cigars.

 
 
24.03        2403.10       Cigarettes.
 
2403.99       Other.
 
 
Section V                      Mineral products
 
Chapter 25                   Salt; sulphur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
25.01-03                        Salt, sulphur.
 
 
Chapte26                   Ores, slag and ash
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 27                   Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; minerawaxes
Nil.
 
 
Section VI                     Products of the chemical or allied industries
 
Chapter 28                   Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals, of radioactive elements or of isotopes
Nil.
 
 
Chapte29                   Organic chemicals
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles

29.39        2939.10-
2939.90

Insured boxecontaining opium, morphine, cocaine or other narcotics.

 
Chapter 30                   Pharmaceutical products
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles

30.01-06   3002.10
3002.20
3002.30

Pharmaceutical chemicals, essences, extractor compound medicaments.

 
Chapter 31                   Fertilizers
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 32                   Tanning or dyeing extracts; tannins and their derivatives; dyes, pigments and other colouring matter; paints and varnishes; putty and other mastics; inks
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 33                   Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 34                   Soap, organic surface-activagents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxespreparewaxespolishinor scouring preparations,candleansimilar articles, modelling pastes, "dentawaxesand dental preparationwith a basis of plaster
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
34.01-04                          OrdinarantoilesoapexcepshavinsoapwhiccabimportewithouforeigcurrencySoft soap, soap mixewith sodiusalts.
 
 
Chapte35                   Albuminoidal substancesmodified starchesgluesenzymes
Nil.

 
 
 
Chapter 3
 
 
6
 
 
Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations
Heading
HS Code
ÿ Prohibitearticles
36.01-02
3601.00
Capfillewith antype of powder
 
3602.00
Powdefiring caps.
36.03-06
3603.00
Explosives.
 
3604.90
Detonators.
 
3605.00
Mercurdetonating caps.
 
3606.10
Matches.
 
3606.90
Inflammable substances.
 
Chapter 37                   Photographic or cinematographic goods
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
37.01-02                 Cinematographifilmwhicmusbsubmitted to thMinistroCulture
prior to importationObscene publications, printed matter, photographor prints.
 
 
Chapter 38                   Miscellaneous chemical products
Nil.
 
 
Section VII                    Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof
 
Chapte39                   Plastics and articles thereof
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
39.01        3901.90       Celluloid.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
Cinematographic filmmade of celluloid must be inspected prior to their entry.
 
 
Chapter 40                   Rubber and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Section VIII                   Raw hides and skins, leather, furskins and articles thereofsaddlery and harnesstravel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silk-worm gut)
 
Chapter 41                   Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather
Nil.
 
 
Chapte42                   Articles of leather; saddlery anharnesstravegoods, handbagansimilacontainers;
articles of animal gut (other than silk-worm gut)
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 43                   Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof
Nil.
 
 
Section IX                     Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal; cork and articles of cork; manufactures of strawof esparto oof other plaiting materials; basketware andwickerwork
 
Chapter 44                   Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal
Nil.
 
 
Chapte45                   Cork and articles of cork
Nil.

 
 
 
Chapte46                   Cork and articles of cork
Nil.
 
 
Section X                      Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulose material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard;
paper and paperboard and articles thereof
 
Chapter 47                   Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulose material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
47.01                   Woofomanufacturinmatches.
 
Chapte48                   Papeand paperboard; articles of papepulp, of paper or of paperboard
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
48.01-02                        Cigarette paper. Paperboard for manufacturing matchboxes.
 
 
Chapter 49                   Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
49.04-07   4904.00       Workcontrarto publiorderObscene articles.
4905.10       Articleprohibited in transit.
4907.00       Bannotes, currencnotes, bearer securities.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
4907.00       Prohibited in ordinarparcels, must be conveyed in insured parcels.
 
 
Section XI                     Textiles and textile articles
 
Chapter 50                   Silk
Nil.
 
 
Chapte51                   Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehaiyarn anwoven fabric
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 52                   Cotton
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
52.01                             Cotton.
 
 
Chapter 53                   Other vegetable textile fibres; paper yarn and woven fabrics of paper yarn
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 54                   Man-made filaments
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 55                   Man-made staple fibres
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 56                   Wadding, felt and non-wovens; special yarns; twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 57                   Carpets and other textile floor coverings
Nil.

 
 
 
Chapte58                   Speciawoven fabricstufted textile fabricslacetapestriestrimmingsembroidery
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 59                   Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use
Nil.
 
Chapter 60                   Knitted or crocheted fabrics
Nil.
 
Chapte61                   Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
61.01-17                        Garmentmade of man-made fibreor cotton.
Stockingof all kinds, except those made owool. Used garmentand militarapparel.
 
Chapte62                   Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted
Nil.
 
Chapter 63                   Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
63.01                             Militarbadgeand insignias.
 
 
Section XII                    Footwear, headgear, umbrellassun umbrellaswalking-sticksseat-stickswhips, riding-crops and parts thereof; prepared feathers and articles madetherewith; artificial flowersarticles of human hair
 
Chapter 64                   Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
64.01-06                        Footwear of all kindand their partthereof.
 
Chapte65                   Headgeaand parts thereof
Nil.
 
Chapte66                   Umbrellas, sun umbrellaswalking-sticks, seat-stickswhips, riding-crops and parts thereof
Nil.
 
Chapter 67                   Prepared  feathers  and  dow and  articles  made  of  feathers  or  of  down;  artificial  flowers;
articles of human hair
Nil.
 
 
Section XIII                   Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials; ceramic products; glass and glassware
 
Chapte68                   Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similamaterials
Nil.
 
Chapter 69                   Ceramic products
Nil.
 
Chapte70                   Glass and glassware
Heading         HS Code           n Prohibitearticles
70.01                             Non-coloured, non-wired glass.

 
 
 
Section XIV                  Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewellerycoin
 
Chapter 71                   (Sole chapter)
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
71.01-03   7101.10       Fine pearls.
7101.21       Precioustones.
7101.22       Articleof metal.
7102.00
71.09-12   7109.00       Foreign oOttoman silver coins.
 
 
Section XV                   Base metals and articles of base metal
 
Chapte72                   Iron and steel
Nil.
 
 
Chapte73                   Articles of iron or steel
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 74                   Copper and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapte75                   Nickel and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 76                   Aluminium and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapte77                   (Reserved fopossible future use in the harmonized system)
Nil.
 
 
Chapte78                   Lead and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapte79                   Zinc and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 80                   Tin and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapte81                   Othebase metalscermetsarticles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 82                   Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal
Nil.
 
 
Chapte83                   Miscellaneous articles of base metal
Nil.

 
 
 
Section XVI                  Machinery anmechanicaapplianceselectricaequipmentparts thereofsound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders andreproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles
 
Chapte84                   Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliancesparts thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 85                   Electrical machinery and  equipment  and  parts  thereof; sound  recorders  and  reproducers, television imagand sound recorderand reproducers, and partsand accessorieof such articles
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
85.28                             Television receivers.
 
 
SectioXVII                  Vehicles, aircraftvesseland associated transport equipment
 
Chapter 86                   Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (includingelectro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds
Nil.
 
 
Chapte87                   Vehicles othethan railwaotramway rolling-stock, and parts and accessories thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 88                   Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 89                   Ships, boats and floating structures
Nil.
 
 
Section XVIII                Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instrumentanapparatusclockanwatchesmusicalinstrumentsparts anaccessories thereof
 
Chapte90                   Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical osurgical instruments and apparatusparts and accessories thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapte91                   Clocks anwatches and parts thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapte92                   Musical instrumentsparts and accessories of such articles
Nil.
 
 
Section XIX                  Arms and ammunitionparts and accessories thereof
 
Chapter 93                   (Sole chapter)
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
93.01-02   9301.00       War material and the like.
9302.00

 
 
93.04-06   9304.00       Militarweapons.
9305.90       Revolvers.
9306.21       Hunting and militarcartridges.
 
 
Section XX                   Miscellaneous manufactured articles
 
Chapter 94                   Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated signs, illuminated name-plates and the like; prefabricated buildings
Nil.
 
 
Chapte95                   Toys, games and sports requisitesparts and accessories thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapte96                   Miscellaneous manufactured articles
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
96.13        9613.10-      Butane lighters.
9613.30
9613.80
 
 
Section XXI                  Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques
 
Chapter 97                   (Sole chapter)
Nil.

 
 
ParII:
Conditions of admission of articles imported or in transit
 

2.1  Animals and animal products
 
 
2.2  Plants and plant products
 
2.4  Beverages, alcoholic fluids

Beemust be transported in boxedesigned to protect against anpossible danger.
 
Leechemust benclosewith a speciasoiin a sturdcanvabag, carefullsealeanplacein a wooden box.
 
Cotton seed(only those authorized bthe Farm Bank).
 
 
Dispatched in barrelor bottles, provided thebear labelor markingindicatintheicontent, true naturancomponents awelas thnamof thmanufactureoagenresponsiblanthecountry of origin.

 
2.5  Tobacco                Tobaccoleatobaccocigarancigarettemabimportewith thauthorizatioof thSIMEX Company.
 
2.7  Narcotics              Insureitemcontaininopiummorphinecocainanothenarcoticsdispatchefomedicaor scientifipurposes, subject to authorization by thMinistrofHealth.

 
 
ParIII:
Special provisions, Customs and other
 

3.1  Drawing up of customs declarations (including insured items)
 
3.2  Need to insert invoices
 
3.3  Need to attest to the origin of goods
 
3.4  Miscellaneous customs provisions
 
 
3.5  Provisions on infringement

Grosweighand actuaweighmusbe indicatedThe trusignaturof thsendeoof a person employebthcompansendinthiteis required. Customdnot requircertificatioof the signatureappearing on the C 2/CP 3 customdeclaration.
 
 
 
It inecessarto insert ordinarand consular invoices.
 
 
certificatoorigiirequired foalcommerciagoods. It inecessartinserthcertificatof origin and import licences.
 
 
Customdutieare based on thvalue indicated on the C 2/CP 3 for(customdeclaration).
 
Ainvoicis norequirewhethvaluothitem(annoeacparcelilestha25Syrian poundor if the itemare of a non-commercial nature.
 
Les fausses déclarations du contenu des envois entraînent à l’arrivée la confiscation dl’envoi. En outreune amende égale à lvaleudes marchandises faussemendéclaréeesinfligéecette amende est doublée s’il s’agit d’objetprohibés.