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This option is for sending paper documents only.
You MUST enter the correct weight [kg] and dimensions [cm]
do so will result in surcharges being applied to your card
To clear personal effects, consignee must provide passport (with immigration stamp), visa, airline ticket or boarding pass (not older than 6 months). New clothes will attract duties and taxes.
Everything has a value for customs purposes, even if a transaction did not occur. Consequently, the importer must pay duties and taxes on any gift sent from abroad.
Before sending your parcel to Mexico, please make sure that none of the items in your parcels contravene the restrictions imposed by customs at destination.
Customs website: http://www.aduanas.gob.mx
After you have paid for a shipping service to Mexico, you will be redirected
to a page where you can download and print out the relevant shipping labels, i.e
AWB (Courier Air Waybills - barcode) - Proforma or Commercial invoice - Address label.
The above documents are standard for any international shipment.
Please note, if additional documentation is required for the import of any particular item, it is the
customer's responsibility to provide them at destination.
Goods travelling by 'Cargo' are subject to different restrictions to those travelling as carry-on
A shipment to Mexico is deemed unacceptable if: it is classified as
hazardous material, dangerous goods, prohibited or restricted articles by IATA (International Air
Transport Association), ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organisation) or other relevant organisation.
Many items which appear harmless in everyday use can pose danger on air transport and are consequently
forbidden for transport.
The following page displays a sampling of common prohibited and restricted goods.
Your parcel must be boxed and well packaged. This will reduce the risk of damage to any item during
transit or any associated automated distribution process.
Please be aware the item is not taken by hand from collection to destination and will visit many sorted
facilities on its journey. For that reason, you need to protect the items to ensure they make it from A
to B safely.
The following packaging guidelines are recommendations to assist you in packaging your shipment:
When you book a shipping service to Mexico, you will be able to choose an
appropriate level of cover for your shipment. We offer enhanced parcel protection for up to £2000
for a small additional fee.
If you do not purchase enhanced Shipment Protection, your shipment will be only covered to a maximum
value of £50 as per the limited liability set out in our
Terms & Conditions and subject to your
parcel passing minimum packaging requirements.
Please note that the declared value for customs purposes is not related to the declared value selected
for Shipment Protection. We encourage all customers to purchase shipment protection cover for loss or
- 01/01/2024 - Ano nuevo (new year's day)
- 06/01/2024 - Día de los reyes magos (three kings day)
- 01/01/1970 - Día de la candelaria
- 01/01/1970 - Día de la constitución (constitution day)
- 24/02/2024 - Día de la bandera (flag day)
- 21/03/2024 - Día de nacimiento de benito ju rez (birthday of benito ju rez)
- 30/04/2024 - Children's day
- 01/05/2024 - Día del trabajo (labor day)
- 03/05/2024 - Holy cross day (día de la santa cruz)
- 05/05/2024 - Battle of puebla
- 10/05/2024 - Día de la madre (mother's day)
- 16/07/2024 - Lunes del cerro
- 01/09/2024 - Informe presidencial (president's address)
- 16/09/2024 - Día de la independencia (independence day)
- 12/10/2024 - Día de la raza (day of the race)
- 01/11/2024 - All saints` day
- 02/11/2024 - Día de los muertos (day of the dead)
- 20/11/2024 - Día de la revolución (revolution anniversary)
- 12/12/2024 - Día de nuestra senora de guadalupe(our lady of guadelupe)
- 16/12/2024 - Las posadas
- 17/12/2024 - Las posadas
- 18/12/2024 - Las posadas
- 19/12/2024 - Las posadas
- 20/12/2024 - Las posadas
- 21/12/2024 - Las posadas
- 22/12/2024 - Las posadas
- 23/12/2024 - Feast of the radishes (oaxaca only)
- 24/12/2024 - Noche buena
- 25/12/2024 - Día de navidad (christmas)
- 28/12/2024 - Holy innocents' day
We have a detailed and comprehensive Help Section here. If you cannot find
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