Country Conditions for Mailing — Burma
All goods manufactured outside Her Majesty’s dominions and bearing the British Royal Arms or imitations thereof; or bearing as a mark or label a portrait of any member of the Royal Family of England.
Coins; banknotes; currency notes (paper money); traveler’s checks; platinum, gold, or silver (manufactured or not); precious stones; jewelry; and other valuable articles.
Imitation and toy pistols and revolvers.
Money, gold or silver (in bullion) exceeding L5 in value, except coins obviously intended as ornaments.
Perishable infectious biological substances.
Perishable noninfectious biological substances.
Hypodermic syringes or needles may only be imported on behalf of the Government or addressed to practicing physicians.
Noninflammable or safety films must be contained in a strong metal box packed in a solid wooden or thick cardboard receptacle, labeled very clearly in red “Contains only noninflammable films” on the outside of each package.
Wireless telegraph equipment, and transceivers and receivers, require a permit from the Director General of Posts and Telegraphs; receivers alone may be imported upon application to the customs authorities.
- The following may not be sent as merchandise at the First-Class Mail International price if they are liable to customs duty: Works of art (including photographs), printed forms, account books, manuscript books, labels, advertising matter (except trade catalogs and circulars), picture books, almanacs, maps, old paper, and old newspapers serving as packing paper.
- Addressees are required to obtain import licenses to take delivery of shipments, including those sent as gifts. It is recommended that senders inform the addressees of the contents of shipment prior to mailing, so that they may apply for the necessary import license.
Customs Forms Required (123)
First-Class Mail International items and Priority Mail International flat-rate envelopes and small flat-rate boxes:
PS Form 2976 or 2976-A (see 123.61)
Priority Mail International parcels:
PS Form 2976-A inside 2976-E (envelope)
Global Express Guaranteed (210)
Express Mail International (220)
Priority Mail International (230) Price Group 6
1 Merchandise is permitted, but written communications having the nature of current and personal correspondence are not permitted.
2 Ordinary Priority Mail International includes indemnity at no cost based on weight. (See 230.)
Priority Mail International — Flat Rate
Flat-Rate Envelope or Small Flat-Rate Box: $12.95
May contain items that may be sent as First-Class Mail International. The maximum weight is 4 lbs.
Flat-Rate Boxes: Regular/Medium – $41.95; Large – $53.95
Merchandise is permitted, but written communications having the nature of current and personal correspondence are not permitted. The maximum weight is 20 lbs. or the limit set by the individual country, whichever is less.
First-Class Mail International (240) Price Group 6
Large Envelopes (Flats)
Packages (Small Packets)
Postcards: See 243.1
Letters: See 243.2
Large Envelopes (Flats): See 243.3
Packages (Small Packets): See 243.4
Airmail M-bags (260) —
Direct Sack to One Addressee
Matter for the Blind (270)
Free when sent as First-Class Mail International.
Weight limit: 15 lbs.
Certificate of Mailing (313)
COD and Certified
NOT for International Mail
International Business Reply Service (382)
Fee: Envelopes up to 2 ounces $1.45; Cards $0.95
International Postal Money Order (371)
International Reply Coupons (381)
Registered Mail (330)
Maximum Indemnity: $47.93
Available for First-Class Mail International,
including postcards, and matter for
the blind or other physically handicapped
persons. Not applicable to M-bags.
Restricted Delivery (350)
Return Receipt (340)
Available for registered mail only.