Sao Tome and Principe

Letter mail
Parcel
EMS
 
The  limits of  weight/size for the Letter Mail     
            
  • PostCard: maximum weight 20g.  maximum size - 240X340mmmaximum thickness – 5mm.
  • Letter: maxsimum weight 250gmaximum size - 240X340mmmaximum thickness: 5mm.
  • Small package: maxsimum weight 2kgmaximum size - 240X340mmmaximum thickness: 50mm.
  • M Bag: maxsimum weight 30kg. maximum height - 80cmmaximum circumference -120cm.
 
Requered quantity of Customs declarations (CN23): 1
 
If it’s possible to send insured* Letter Post: Yes
 
Maximum insurance coverage: 10 000 GEL
 
*Insured Letter mail Type of Registered letter, Small package 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.
 
 
 
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 – no;
 
Numbers of customs declarations required for inbound parcels – 1;
Languages in which customs declarations must be completed – French, Portuguese;
 
 
Payments for inbound parcels:
ü Customs clearance fee - $ 2;
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 – 15 days;
ü Max – 30 days;
 
Web site address of postal administration 
 
 
 
*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 
 
Country doesn’t serve EMS