JAMAICA  (JM)

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Recipient is responsible for duties and taxes that are assessed by the country.

PRICE GROUP: 7

P.O. BOX ADDRESSES:
Accepted: For P. O. Box Addresses a valid recipient phone/fax number must be indicated on Air Waybill (Shipping Label).

DIMENSION NOTE:
Maximum Size: Total length and girth not to exceed 108 inches.
Individual dimensions not to exceed:
    Length - 46 Inches
    Width - 35 Inches
    Height - 46 Inches
Minimum Size: An envelope or package must be large enough to completely contain the Global Express Guaranteed Air Waybill (Shipping Label), postage, endorsement, and any applicable markings. The shipping label is approximately 5.5 inches high and 9.5 inches long.

WEIGHT NOTE:
Total Not To Exceed 70 Lbs

VALUE LIMITS:
$2499.00

GIFT SHIPMENTS:
Acceptable: Duties/Taxes will be assessed.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
All raw wood packaging material over .25 inches thick must be treated and marked with requirements of ISPM-15 (International Standard Phytosanitary Measures). Excludes - Wood Packaging made wholly of wood-based products such as plywood, plastic board, oriented strand board or veneer created using glue head and pressure or a combination.
Dutiable inbound shipments to Jamaica may incur ancillary charges (Formal Entry fee, Simplified Entry Fee and Amendments).
Lot and district address are prohibited. Full street address or telephone numbers needed.
Passports are only accepted from Embassy to Embassy. Embassy to individual and individual to Embassy.
Personal shipments valued up to $2,499 US Cost, Insurance, Freight will take 3-5 working days for clearance.
Shipper and recipient information must be complete and accurate for Customs clearance purposes.
All commercial goods entering Jamaica will take up to 7 days for clearance and delivery.
All non-document shipments addressed to a company and or of commercial quantity require a Tax Compliance Certificate and Tax Registration Number for both companies and individuals.
All non-document shipments must show phone number on the Air Waybill (Shipping Label) for recipient.
Non-document shipments may require a Caricom Invoice. This is a special Invoice used by some Caribbean countries and can be obtained by the recipient. When required, the shipment cannot clear Customs without this document.
Non-documents shipped to an individual may require a Tax Compliance Certificate if quantity is considered "commercial". This would be determined by Customs upon arrival. Recipient would then be required to apply to the Revenue Board in Jamaica for a Tax Compliance Certificate in order for goods to be cleared.
Only original manufacturer's invoice or store receipts are accepted for Customs clearance purposes for non-document shipments. Non-document shipments without these documents may incur clearance delay. (Destination requirement only, no action required by shipper.)
Warehousing charges (storage and handling fees) will apply if complete documentation is not received to clear shipments from Customs.
Written clearance authorization required for all non-document shipments.

COUNTRY SPECIFIC PROHIBITION
In addition to the standard GXG prohibited items, plus:
    Firecrackers
    Toy guns
    Ice, Dry
    Food, Perishable
Log and Timber products from Liberia (Wood-chips, poles, post, fence pickets, sheets, flooring, molding, pallet, tool handles, barrels, crates, tableware/kitchenware, shutters, blinds, cases/boxes/chests for jewelry and silverware, clothes hangers, clothespins, toothpicks, etc)

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS:
Jan 01-2014; Mar 05-2014; Apr 18-2014, 21-2014; May 23-2014; Aug 01-2014, 06-2014; Oct 20-2014; Dec 25-2014, 26-2014 and U.S. Holidays

DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS:
Use the matrix below to determine if a commercial invoice (PS Form 6182) is required and to determine document and non-document status for transit time calculation. If a commodity is not listed or if there is a doubt, complete a commercial invoice for the shipment.
    Advertising (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Airline Ticket Issue (Shipment is considered a document)
    All Non-Documents and Non-Prohibited Items (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Annual Reports (Shipment is considered a document)
    Appliances (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Artwork, Commercial (Prohibited Item)
    Artwork, Fine (Prohibited Item)
    Bio Products, Non-Hazardous (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.) (329)
    Blueprints (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Books (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Brochures (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Business Cards (Shipment is considered a document) (5)
    Camera (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Checks Cashier (Shipment is considered a document)
    Checks, Business (Shipment is considered a document)
    Checks, Payroll (Shipment is considered a document)
    Checks, Travellers (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Chemicals, Non-Hazardous (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.) (782)
    Compact Disc (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Computer Printouts (Shipment is considered a document)
    Cosmetics, Non-Hazardous (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Credit Cards (Shipment is considered a document)
    Digital Video Disc (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Documents (Shipment is considered a document)
    Drawings (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Drugs, Prescription (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.) (782)
    Film, Commercial (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Food, Nonperishable (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Greeting Cards (Shipment is considered a document)
    Invitations (Shipment is considered a document) (94)
    Invoices (Shipment is considered a document)
    Journals (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Leather Goods (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Liquor, Non-Hazardous (Prohibited Item)
    Magazines (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Manuals (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Manuscripts (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Medical Equipment (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Medical Supplies (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Money Orders (Shipment is considered a document)
    Musical Instruments (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Newspapers (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Office Supplies (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Parts, Aircraft (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Parts, Computer (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Parts, Electronic (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Parts, Machine (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Personal Effects (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Photographs (Shipment is considered a document) (5)
    Slides (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Software (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Sports Equipment (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Tapes, Audio (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Tapes, Video (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Textiles, Finished (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Textiles, Unfinished (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)
    Toys (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.) (364)
    Wireless Equipment (Requires a Commercial Invoice (PS Form 6182) ( Original + 2 copies) - Shipment is considered a non-document.)


CITIES SERVED Days
Doc
Days
Non-Doc
Albion 01   01
Anchovy 03   03
Annotto Bay 03   03
August Town 03   03
Barbican 01   01
Bayfarm Villa 03   03
Black River 03   03
Bogue 03   03
Bogwalk 03   03
Boscobel 03   03
Bowden 03   03
Braeton 03   03
Brandon Hill 01   01
Brown's Town 03   03
Browns Town 03   03
Bull Bay 03   03
Caymanas 03   03
Cedar Valley Rd 03   03
Cherry Gardens 01   01
Clarendon 03   03
Constant Spring 01   01
Coral Gardens 01   01
Delacree Park 03   03
Discovery Bay 03   03
Duncans 03   03
Edgewater 03   03
Elletson Flats 03   03
Ewarton 03   03
Falmouth 03   03
Ferry 03   03
Flankers 01   01
Fletchers Land 03   03
Forrest Hills 03   03
Fort Augustus 03   03
Glendevon 01   01
Gordon Town 03   03
Grants Pen 01   01
Granville 03   03
Green Island 03   03
Greenwich Town 03   03
Gregory Park 03   03
Hanna Town 03   03
Hanover 03   03
Hope Tavern 04   04
Hopewell 03   03
Independence City 03   03
Irish Town 04   04
Ironshore 01   01
Irwin 03   03
Jacks Hill 01   01
Kingston 01   01
Kingston 1 03   03
Kingston 10 01   01
Kingston 11 01   01
Kingston 12 03   03
Kingston 13 03   03
Kingston 14 03   03
Kingston 15 01   01
Kingston 16 01   01
Kingston 17 01   01
Kingston 18 01   01
Kingston 19 01   01
Kingston 2 01   01
Kingston 20 01   01
Kingston 3 01   01
Kingston 4 01   01
Kingston 5 01   01
Kingston 6 01   01
Kingston 7 03   03
Kingston 8 01   01
Kingston 9 03   03
Kintyre 03   03
Leas Flats 03   03
Linstead 03   03
Lucea 03   03
Manchester 03   03
Mandeville 03   03
Mango Walk 01   01
Mannings Hill 01   01
Mavis Bank 04   04
May Pen 03   03
Mcintyre Villas 03   03
Mona Heights 01   01
Moneague 03   03
Montego Bay 01   01
Montego Freeport 01   01
Morant Bay 03   03
Naggohead 03   03
Nannyville 03   03
Negril 03   03
New Haven 03   03
New Kingston 01   01
Newport East 01   01
Newport West 01   01
No Man's Land 03   03
No Mans Land 03   03
Norbrook 01   01
Ocho Rios 03   03
Old Harbour 03   03
Olympia Gardens 01   01
Oracabessa 03   03
Paradise 01   01
Patrick City 01   01
Pinegrove 04   04
Port Antonio 03   03
Port Bustamante 01   01
Port Maria 03   03
Port More 03   03
Port Royal 03   03
Portland 03   03
Porus 03   03
Reading 03   03
Red Hills 01   01
Riverton City 03   03
Rosehall 01   01
Round Hill 03   03
Runaway Bay 03   03
Salt Spring 01   01
Sandy Bay 03   03
Santa Cruz 03   03
Savanna La Mar 03   03
Smokey Vale 03   03
Spanish Town 03   03
Spring Garden 03   03
St Ann 03   03
St Ann's Bay 03   03
St Anns Bay 03   03
St Catherine 03   03
St Elizabeth 03   03
St James 03   03
St Mary 03   03
St Thomas 03   03
Stewart Town 03   03
Stony Hill 03   03
Tower Hill 03   03
Tower Isle 03   03
Trafalgar Park 01   01
Trelawny 03   03
Tryall 03   03
Twickenham Park 03   03
Union Garden 03   03
Unity Hall 03   03
University Of The West Indies 03   03
Walkers Wood 03   03
Wareika Hills 03   03
Waterford 03   03
Waterhouse 03   03
Westgate 01   01
Westmoreland 03   03
White Hall Ave 03   03
White House 03   03

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