International destination listing

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Shipping from

Canada

Shipping to

Bolivia

  • Country code: BO
  • Customs declaration language: French, Spanish

Parcels

Detail Priority™ Worldwide International Parcel™ (Air) International Parcel™ (Surface) Small Packet™ (Air) Small Packet™ (Surface)
Rate code

Priority™ Worldwide

06

International Parcel™ (Air)

207

International Parcel™ (Surface)

407

Small Packet™ (Air)

07

Small Packet™ (Surface)

07
Maximum weight

Priority™ Worldwide

30 kg

International Parcel™ (Air)

30 kg

International Parcel™ (Surface)

30 kg

Small Packet™ (Air)

2 kg

Small Packet™ (Surface)

2 kg
Oversized availability

Priority™ Worldwide

No

International Parcel™ (Air)

No

International Parcel™ (Surface)

No

Small Packet™ (Air)

No

Small Packet™ (Surface)

No
Maximum coverage 1

Priority™ Worldwide

$1,000

International Parcel™ (Air)

$100

International Parcel™ (Surface)

$100

Small Packet™ (Air)

Not applicable

Small Packet™ (Surface)

Not applicable

1 Maximum coverage = maximum declared value for carriage for the Priority™ Worldwide service

Letter-post

Detail Description
Availability Yes
Registered Mail Yes
Valuables accepted No

Money orders

Detail Description
Availability No
Fee code Not applicable
Currency Not applicable

Import restrictions

Senders should determine import restrictions from the country's authorities before posting:

  • alcoholic spirits
  • pharamaceuticals
  • plants and seeds.

All articles containing photographs or unexposed film are liable to customs duty.

No compensation will be paid for damage to articles containing:

  • beverages
  • fragile items
  • liquids or substances that liquefy easily
  • perishable items
  • fruits and nuts
  • plants and plant products
  • pharmaceutical products
  • spirits
  • used clothing and rags
  • vegetables and roots
  • vinegar
  • textiles and textile products.

Prohibited items

In addition to items considered non-mailable matter, the following are prohibited:

  • absinth and its oils etc.
  • ads imitating coins and banknotes, postage stamps or other tax values
  • agricultural chemicals and products (pesticides and veterinary medicines) which are not registered with SENASAG (Bolivia's National Agricultural Health and Food Safety Service)
  • alcohol and other products distilled from sugar cane, except rum
  • any substance for the manufacture of illegal drugs including cocaine or coca products.
  • brandy
  • cigarettes or cigarette papers
  • clothing without a certificate from the country of origin
  • coins and bank notes
  • currency resemblances
  • daggers
  • feeding bottles with rubber or glass tubes
  • fish including; livers, roes, crustaceans, mollusks and other aquatic vertebrates.
  • fiscal stamps and securities
  • gaming devices
  • glassware
  • goods which are dangerous for the environment, health, animals, human beings
  • jewellery and valuable items
  • knuckle-dusters of any metal
  • log and timber products from Liberia
  • lottery tickets and advertising
  • live animals
  • meat of; bovine animals, swine, sheep or goats, horses, asses, mules, hinnies, poultry, pig meat or fat,
  • opium
  • organic chemicals, organic/inorganic compounds
  • packaging with national or foreign brands
  • pharmaceutical products and medicines whose composition is not registered with the Ministry of Health and Sport
  • powder
  • publications or other items of an immoral nature
  • razors
  • roulette wheels
  • second-hand clothing, including accessories, footwear, household linen (bed, bathroom, table and kitchen linen), blankets, mats and rugs
  • tobacco products
  • trademarks on goods, unless imported by authorised agents
  • travellers cheques
  • stones, platinum and gold
  • vegetable products
  • weapons of war and ammunition.

Documentation required

Information regarding Customs can be found in "Customs Requirements" of the Canada Postal Guide.

Invoice and import permit

  • goods exceeding a value of $100US must include an invoice
  • goods exceeding a value of $500US require an import permit.

Used clothing and personal belongings

Used clothing and personal belongings must include a Certificate of Disinfection issued by a competent Canadian authority and endorsed by the Bolivian consular service.

The following documents may be required:

  1. Certificate of Origin
  2. Commercial Invoice
  3. Customs Import Declaration
  4. Customs Transit Document
  5. Import License

All plants and meat products imported require a sanitary or phytosanitary certificate from the Servicio Nacional de Sanidad Agropecuaria e Inocuidad (National Service of Health).

Any transmission devices for radio and television must be authorized by the Telecommunications Office.

Pharmaceutical and medicinal products must be approved under the World Health Organization guidelines and registered within the Vice Ministry of Health. Sender should ascertain from the addressee whether the medicine they desire to send will be allowed admittance into the country.