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(Country code: RO)

Priority™ Worldwide (Delivery Standards)   03   30   NO   $1000
Xpresspost™ – International   103   30   NO   $1000
International Parcel™ (Surface)   403   30   NO   $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

  • antibiotics
  • dairy produce
  • saps & vegetable extracts
  • bees, leaches and silkworms
  • honey
  • raw leather
  • birds eggs
  • individually packed meat
  • Cereals
  • poultry carcasses
  • corn
  • products of animal origin
  • pesticides
  • oil seeds.

Products of animal origin must be accompanied by a veterinary health certificate, which is to be issued by a veterinary doctor from the Veterinary Department of the Ministry of Agriculture.

Cereal products must be accompanied by a document of authenticity and quality, as well as phytosanitary quarantine certificate to be issued by the authorities of the country of origin.

Drugs and medicines

Drugs and medicines must be in separate articles and in their original packaging. The article must contain a medical prescription endorsed by the Romanian Health Authorities.

Sealing of packages

Items (except drugs or medicines) are not accepted unless packed in hermetically sealed metal containers.


Gifts to private persons do not require an import permit but are liable to customs duty. No person may receive more than 25 kg of gifts in any one year. No commercial house may send gifts except for books. Gift packages must not contain used clothing, used shoes or used linen. Each gift package must contain a detailed list of its contents. Gifts may contain only items for the personal use of the addressee or family as shown in the list:

  • blouses
  • bonbons, sweets, cakes, biscuits, dried fruits, flour products
  • chewing gum
  • chocolate
  • cigarette cases, fountain pen cases, leather
  • clothing for children
  • cocoa
  • coffee
  • combs
  • compass sets
  • condiments, seasoning
  • corsets and elastic stockings
  • dresses
  • foodstuffs
  • footwear - material for 1 pair of shoes or boots
  • fountain pens and propelling pencils
  • gloves
  • hair clippers
  • handbags, portfolios, purses
  • handkerchiefs, serviettes
  • headgear
  • hearing aid batteries
  • hearing aids
  • insect sprays
  • jackets and pull-overs
  • jean trousers
  • jewellery in precious metals
  • jewellery, imitation and items of adornment
  • knitting needles and wool
  • laces or cords, twice the quantity as for shoes
  • leather belts
  • manicure sets
  • musical instruments
  • neckties and hand towels
  • packets of cigarettes
  • paint brushes
  • pepper
  • perfumes
  • pillowcases
  • prosthetic limbs and trusses
  • raincoats
  • razor blades and sharpeners
  • rouge, lipstick
  • safety pins
  • scarves, cravats
  • scissors
  • sewing machine needles and thread
  • shaving brushes and soap
  • sheets
  • silk, nylon or similar material
  • slide rules
  • socks, stockings
  • spectacles and spectacle lenses
  • sporting goods and fishing gear
  • suits and overcoats
  • synthetic material
  • syringes (with 5 needles)
  • tablecloths, blankets and rugs
  • thermometers
  • toilet soap
  • toothbrushes
  • underwear
  • video cassettes and recorders
  • watches and watchbands
  • water colours.

Prohibited Items

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

  • animal products
  • alcohol products over 24%
  • arsenic
  • ethyl alcohol
  • blank ATM cards
  • base metals (copper and nickel)
  • bromine
  • communistic material
  • crude oils
  • chlorine
  • fluorine
  • iodine
  • inorganic/organic chemicals
  • organic/inorganic compounds
  • live animals
  • graphite products
  • pearls and precious stones
  • publications prejudicial to political, social and moral order
  • phosphorous
  • plastics and related articles
  • printed materials which contain indecent or obscene books
  • stamps and philatelic items in postal articles sent to private persons
  • tobacco and tobacco related products
  • tar
  • textile fabrics impregnated with nitroglycerin covered in plastics
  • used clothing, shoes and linen, in gift packages.

Documentation Required

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

Import licenses may be required for certain goods shipped from non-EU countries such as; textiles and clothing, iron, steel, chemical products, agriculture and fishery products, as well as toys and gifts.

Certificates of Origin

Certificates of Origin are required for the importation of textiles, clothing and toys.