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Postal Services Guide



Section 4 :  Country-specific Requirements

Countries starting with Z


ZAMBIA (Republic of)
(Formerly Northern Rhodesia)

LETTER POST
Supplementary Services Available (1) Dutiable goods admitted in the letter post. (2) Printed papers. (3) Small packets. (4) Registration. (5) Blind literature.
Customs Declarations Value up to $700 - Green Label (CN22);

Value over $700 - Parcel Despatch Note in addition to upper part of Green Label.
Prohibitions1 See under PARCEL POST.
PARCEL POST (Air Parcel Only)                                   
Supplementary Services Available Express (Air Parcel Only).
Customs Declarations

Parcel Despatch Note.

Declarations must bear the actual signature of the sender or his deputy and must show the current value of the finished articles in the open market at the time of despatch.
Restrictions1 Restrictions apply to the importation of - Cultures or preparation of pathogenic micro-organisms (permits required from Ministry of Health, Lusaka); Indian hemps, unless in the form of a medical preparations; ostrich feathers, unless part of a manufactured article; plants, seeds or parts thereof (permit required from Director of Agriculture, Lusaka); preparations concerning venereal disease, unless addressed to a doctor or pharmacist; preparations for diagnosis of animal diseases require special permits.
Import Licences Import licences are required for certain classes of goods.
Invoices It is recommended that invoices and certificates of origin be inserted in commercial parcels.
Packing and Marking Waterproof covers should be used for parcels for places not on the railway especially during October to May inclusive.
Delivery Addressees are notified of arrival of parcels and are required to arrange for their collection.
1 Senders should determine import restrictions/prohibitions of destination country before posting.


 

ZANZIBAR- See TANZANIA (United Republic of)




 

ZIMBABWE (Republic of)
(formerly Rhodesia)

LETTER POST
Supplementary Services Available (1) Dutiable goods admitted in the letter post. (2) Printed papers. (3) Small packets. (4) Registration. (5) Blind literature.
Customs Declarations Value up to $700 - Green Label (CN22);

Value over $700 - Parcel Despatch Note in addition to upper part of Green Label.
Restrictions1 Restrictions apply to the importation of plants, and seeds; serums, vaccines.
PARCEL POST (Air Parcel Only)
Supplementary Services Available None.
Customs Declarations Parcel Despatch Note.

Declarations must bear the actual signature of the sender or his deputy and must show the current value of the finished articles in the open market at the time of despatch.
Prohibitions1 Letters; bullion; coin; bank note, currency notes or securities of any kind payable to bearer, travellers' cheques; platinum, gold or silver, whether manufactured or not; precious stones, jewels or other valuable articles; oilskin and similar oiled goods; ostrich feathers, unless made up into stoles, hats and so on; worn clothing for sale; honey; charged butane gas lighters and refills (uncharged lighters are admitted), sausage casing, bacon, ham and lard. Seditious literature; obscene literature, videotapes, films and reproductions.
Import Licences Import Licences are required for certain classes of goods.
Packing Waterproof covers should be used for parcels for places not on the railway, especially during October to May inclusive.
1 Senders should determine import restrictions/prohibitions of destination country before posting.