Rwanda

Letter mail
Parcel
EMS
Prohibited articles list
 
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): 3
 
If it’s possible to send insured* Letter Post: No
 
Maximum insurance coverage: 0
 
*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.
 
 
 
The  limits of  weight/size for the Parcel: Parcel shall be admitted up to a maximum weight of 30 kilograms.
In addition, Parcel shall not normally exceed 1.05 meters for any one dimension or three meters
for the sum of the length and the greatest circumference measured in a direction other than length.
 
If it’s possible to send insured* Parcel: No
 
Maximum insurance coverage: 0

Requered quantity of Customs declarations: 3
 
*Insured ParcelType 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.
 
 
 
The  limits of  weight/size for the dispatched EMS: EMS items shall be admitted up to a maximum weight of 30 kilograms.
In addition, EMS items shall not normally exceed 1.05 meters for any one dimension or three meters for the sum of the length
and the greatest circumference measured in a direction other than length.
 
Coverage territories: Entire territory

EMS delivery week days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  
Requered quantity of Customs declarations: 2
 
Quantity of  attempts made for the purpose of EMS item delivery: attempts
 
An undeliverable EMS item is held back for a period of days: days
 
EMS item delivery to P.O. Box: No

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

 

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The below information is based upon the official source of Rwanda

 
Conditions of admission of articles imported and exported or in transit
 
 
Prohibited articles
 
a   Articlewhich, by their nature or their packing, may represent a danger to officialor dirtor damage correspondence.
 
b   Articleliable to customdutunlessent asmalpacketor printepapersThsamapplies to insureletterand boxeand sampleof goodcontaining articleliable to customduty,excepwhen the countrof destination admitsuch items.
 
c   Samplesent in bulso as to avoid collection of exit duties.
 
d   Opiummorphinecocainanothenarcoticsunless thdispatcimadfomedicaoscientifipurposeithe form of an insured bofor countrieadmitting theon that condition.
 
e   Articleprohibited froadmission to or circulation in Rwanda.
 
f    Articleprohibited froadmission to or circulation in other countries.
 
g   Livanimalsexcepbeesleechessilkwormsparasites andestroyers oharmfuinsects intendefor thcontroosuch insectand exchanged between officiallrecognized institutions.
 
h   Explosivecombustiblohazardoumaterials. Howeverthe followinarnoregardeahazardousbiologicamateri- als sucas perishablbiologicamaterials consistinolivpathogenicmicro-organisms olivpathogeniviruseawell aperishable biological materialwhich do not contain live pathogenimicro-organismor live pathogeniviruses.
 
i     Obscenoimmoraarticleoarticlebearinon thoutsiddefamatorinscriptionoinscriptioncontrartpublic order or morals.
 
j     Anarticlesowhicthaddressidhabeedivideiwholoiparintseveraboxeintendefosuccessivaddresses.
 
k   Articlewhich relate in anway to so-called "snowball" operations.
 
l    Articleof correspondence, except those of a scientifinature, mainlconcerning magic.
 
 
It is also prohibited to:
 
a   inserletterseveiopenonotethamaservacurrenanpersonacorrespondencintparcelsbusiness papersprintepapersimpressionfor thusof thblind,sampleogoodssmalpacketsso-calle"phonopost" items, insured boxesent at reduced rateby the Post and postal parcels;
 
b   affix to postaitemsenareducerateor to theienvelopeswrapperopackagingindicationswritinomarkin the nature of current and personal correspondence or able to serve assuch;
 
c   inserintitems othethainsureor registereletters securities payable to beareoaamounexceedin50 Rwandese francs (RWF) or coins; the latter are, however, excluded froinsuredletters;
 
d   insert into letters, even registered letters, ointo otheitems entrusted to the Post, othethan insured boxes and parcels, articlemade of gold or silver, jewelor other precioumaterials;
 
e   inserinto letterscorrespondencenotes odocuments addressed to persons othethan the addressee opersonliving with the addressee;
 
f    senitemin a completely transparenenvelopoiaenvelopwitaopepaneoiaenvelopwith a transpar- enpanewhicgives off reflections iartificialighawelas itemsienvelopewith a transparenpaneundewhich the addresiwritten in pencil or indelible pencil;
 
g   senlotterticketsprepaymenformanpostagstampswhethecancelleonotin reduced-ratitemshowever, cancelled postage stampincluded in businespaperare admitted assuch.