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Guatemala Import Restrictions

Import restrictions

Senders should determine import restrictions from Guatemala authorities before posting:

EDN’s and export permits are required for:

Special documentation

The sender and receiver details must be addressed with a valid street address in English. A Post Office Box address is not acceptable.

The sender is responsible for finding if the destination country may impose duties, taxes, brokerage fees or any other fees that may be applied on the item that is being sent. Please contact the consulate office of the country you are sending to or contact the ECI customer contact centre on 1800 007 678.

Customs documentation

Article Use customs form
Letters without Extra Cover up to 500 g weight and up to $500 value CN22
Letters without Extra Cover or Parcels more than 500 g weight or $500 value CP72


Commercial goods require duplicate invoices endorsed by a Guatemalan consul. Attach the invoices to the customs declaration.

Sealing tape

Adhesive tape of any kind used for sealing postal items must bear the name, mark or signature of the sender upon the tape surface.


In addition to items prohibited by Dangerous and Prohibited Goods & Packaging Post Guide and ECI International Courier Regulations, Guatemala prohibits: