Country Conditions for Mailing — Libya
Arms (other than sporting guns).
Coins; banknotes; currency notes (paper money); securities of all kinds payable to bearer; traveler’s checks; platinum, gold or silver, manufactured or not; precious stones; jewelry; and other valuable articles.
Perishable infectious biological substances.
Tobacco in any form.
Special authorization is required for plant material including seeds, salt, saccharine, sporting guns, serums, and vaccines.
- Import licenses are required for all shipments intended for commercial purposes. However, an import permit is not necessary for shipments containing goods whose value does not exceed 5 Libyan Dinar. Every shipment containing goods for sale must be accompanied by an invoice, in duplicate, dated and signed by the sender.
- Commercial shipments should be accompanied by a certificate of origin from the dispatching firm that the contents of the shipments contain only goods of a commercial nature.
- In accordance with Executive Order 12543 of January 7, 1986, merchandise is limited to donations of articles of food, clothing, medicines, and medical supplies that are intended strictly for medical purposes. First-Class Mail International items including postcards and International Priority Airmail (IPA) items are subject to the content restriction. ISAL service is suspended because transportation is not available.
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 8
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 8
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)
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.