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Parcel Post

Services offered by the Parcel Post Section

The services are receiving of:

  • Express mail Service
  • Registered Packages
  • Parcels and small packets
  • Posting of parcels

The process involved in obtaining these services are:

Clearing a package:

  • A slip is issued by the despatcher bearing the advice number, name and address of the customer/sender and the manifest number.
  • Upon arrival by the customer to clear a package, the Postman offering assistance requests an identification from the customer.
  • After being satisfied by the ID provided, the customer is asked to sign the advice slip.
  • Parcel is selected from shelf and brought to the counter for opening and inspection by the customs officer.
  • Customer pays clearance charges if necessary.

Posting of packages:

  • Customer brings goods in an open box along with tape and wrapping paper.
  • Post man inspects package in order to determine what is allowed in the mail and weighs the package.
  • Informs the customer of the amount of postage to be paid and a declaration form to be filed out.
  • Post man passes the parcel to the despatcher to be processed and bagged for the next available flight