What Items Can You Ship from Ukraine to Canada?
04.02.2024

What Items Can You Ship from Ukraine to Canada?

Planning to send a package to Canada? Count on Meest Canada for dependable international delivery from Canada to more than 63 countries. Before you ship, look at the list of prohibited items and international shipping rules to understand what you can send to Canada.

What Can I Send to Canada?

Are you thinking of sending a delightful surprise to your friends or family? Meest Canada has branches in Toronto, Hamilton, Ottawa, Calgary, Vancouver, Montreal, and other provinces nationwide, allowing you to pick up the parcel or opt for doorstep delivery. You can send almost anything to Canada if it needs to be added to the list of prohibited items. Check out the list on the website.

Do you still have questions? Find the answers below.

Can I Send Electronics?

Indeed, you can send devices like phones or laptops to Canada. Pack electronics separately, noting in the description that it contains tech with lithium-ion batteries. Avoid shipping devices with button-cell batteries separately.

Can I Send Food to Canada?

Meest Canada allows non-perishable food items in original packaging, at most 10 kg per package. Follow these guidelines:

  • Keep foods in their original packaging.
  • Seal and keep food packaging unopened.
  • Ensure food labels list all ingredients.
  • Confirm foods have a shelf life of over 6 months.

Can I Send Chocolate to Canada?

Certainly! Feel free to send chocolate as long as it's non-perishable and remains in its original packaging from the manufacturer. Just make sure to check the expiration date!

Can I Send Candy to Canada?

You're welcome to send non-perishable treats like chocolate, sweets, biscuits, crisps, and snacks as long as they are sealed in the manufacturer's packaging.

Can I Ship Cultural Treasures to Canada?

Importing cultural valuables like paintings, musical instruments, dishes, and other practical items is allowed if you have a certificate from the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine authorizing export.

Prohibited Items for Shipping to Canada

When preparing your shipment, ensure it doesn't fall into the list of prohibited items for import into Canada. Here's a list of what I cannot send to Canada:

  • Guns, bullets, and cutting tools.
  • Bombs, easily ignited materials.
  • War gear and military identification.
  • Spray products.
  • Drugs and medications.
  • Items of national heritage.
  • Seeds.
  • Food items (excluding candy and chocolates).
  • Sports nutrition products.
  • Cigarettes and alcohol.
  • Cell phones (up to 3 units per recipient in one shipment).

All air parcels undergo scanning at the airport before dispatch, and the security service may detain parcels that do not meet aviation security requirements.

Sending a Parcel to Canada with Meest Is Simple

Sending a parcel to Canada with Meest is simple. Follow these steps:

  • Ensure the contents are allowed for shipping.
  • Complete the shipment online or at a branch.
  • Pay the delivery fee based on the tariff or complete the post-payment form beforehand to pay for your parcel in Canada https://ca.meest.com/register-incoming-shipment

Note: Parcels must have valid recipients and addresses; Canadian Customs will confiscate suspicious items or items forbidden for shipping to Canada.

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