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(Country code: BA)

Priority™ Worldwide (Delivery Standards)   03   30   NO   $1000
International Parcel™ (Air)   203   20   YES   $1000
International Parcel™ (Surface)   403   20   YES   $1000
Small Packet™ (Air)   03   2   NO   N/A
Small Packet™ (Surface)   03   2   NO   N/A

Letter-post™   YES   YES   NO
Money Orders™    NO    

Maximum Coverage = Maximum Declared Value for Carriage for the Priority™ Worldwide service.

Import Restrictions

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

  • accordians and wind musical instruments
  • articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos
  • bees, leaches, silkworms
  • coins
  • coffee and tea
  • ceramic products
  • cereals
  • contact lenses
  • cocoa and cococa preparations
  • cosmetic brushes
  • dairy produce
  • drugs and poisons
  • fruit
  • fertilisers
  • glass and glassware
  • inorganic/organic chemicals
  • jewellery
  • higienic brushes
  • machinery parts
  • medicines and patent medicines
  • musical instruments
  • plants or cuttings
  • printed publications
  • precious metals
  • prepared foodstuffs
  • pharmaceutical products
  • raw hides and skins
  • reproduction equipment needed to pursue a private trade
  • salt
  • serums and vaccines
  • sugar and sugar confectionary
  • toothbrushes
  • tobacco and tobacco related products
  • toys
  • utensils
  • wireless sets.


Watch cases or housings (mounted or unmounted) of complete watches made of precious metals may be accepted after analysis of the metal content. It does not accept articles containing incomplete watch cases or parts.

Personal-use items

Postal items addressed to individuals may contain personal travel articles, articles for personal and family use (medicines, medical instruments, teaching and leisure material) and articles for the use of their household in quantities not intended for resale. Personal items not exceeding $30US are exempt from customs duty.

Legacy and contract items

Items inherited abroad and articles provided for in contracts concluded between States may be freely imported in accordance with such contracts.

Professional tools of trade

Natural persons of Bosnia-Herzegovina nationality exercising a profession may import articles for use in that profession subject to special conditions.

Prohibited Items

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

  • abortion-procurement items
  • biologics
  • bosnian currency notes
  • bank notes and securities
  • cigarette paper
  • cocoa leaves
  • cannabis and cannabis resin
  • cellulose and it's derivatives
  • dairy products
  • essences for artificial wines and brandies
  • extracts containing narcotic substances
  • firearms and parts
  • flammable substances
  • foreign products bearing Bosnia-Herzegovina trademarks or imitated trade marks
  • fresh vegetables
  • fresh fruits and nuts
  • human and animal blood
  • ice, in any form
  • liquor
  • live animals
  • live fish, crustaceans and aquatic invertebrates
  • medicaments
  • mineral products (fuels and oils)
  • meat and meat products
  • metals, Non-Precious
  • military uniforms of other states
  • narcotics and psychotropic substances
  • organic chemicals
  • pharmaceutical products
  • printed matters
  • pesticides
  • plastic tubes, pipes, hoses
  • poppies
  • products of chemical or allied industries
  • potpourri
  • salt
  • seeds / soils
  • shotgun cartridges
  • radioactive substances
  • tobacco and tobacco Leaf
  • toys
  • weapons
  • whistles, spoons and food containers having a lead content over 10%
  • wines and Wine Grapes containing sulphuric acid
  • wood
  • x-rays
  • yeast.

Documentation Required

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

Senders must provide proof of the addressee's entitlement on the customs documentation. Otherwise, the addressee must provide the proof before delivery. Customs authorities inspect all dutiable items.

The following documents may be required:

1. Movement Certificate

2. Declaration of Customs Value

3. Commercial Invoice

4. Statements and Guarantees (Bonds)


Senders should mark all gifts and accompanying documents Gift Parcel or Envoi Cadeau.

Import Licences

Bosnia-Herzegovina requires an import permit for many goods. Before posting any item, senders should confirm that the addressee has any necessary permit.


All commercial goods must include an invoice.