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International Cecogram

International correspondence printed in raised letters, by Braille system for visually impaired. It is also considered as cecograms, clichés (metal plate engraved in relief for printing of texts) and sound records (cassette tape and CD), issued by /or addressed to officially recognized institutions for the blind.


Service availability: In all national territory

Who can use it: Juridical and natural persons.

Delivery: Delivery location: Home or postal unit, according to country of destination.

Foreseen delivery terms: Vary according to country of destination in Economic Document modality.

Why use this service?

- Free postage. – Distribution network comprising over 200 countries.

The international cecogram shipment can be made in all Correios post offices.

How much: Exempt from postage tax (free).
Foreseen delivery terms: Vary according to country of destination in Economic Document modality.

Other terms

Guard terms: - International secogram in envelope – in case of non-delivery to addressee, it will be returned to sender. 
- International secogram in box, package or roll – in case of non-delivery to addressee, it can be returned to sender or treated as abandoned, according to sender choice at the moment of postage.

At return The international cecogram guard period will be counted from (and including) the date in seal placed on object obverse.  

Period of 20 calendar days: - international cecogram returned to sender. - international cecogram returned to sender, addressed to P.O. Box.

Period of 30 calendar days international cecogram returned to sender, addressed to: - Ordered Posta Restante. - Locality without Correios post office. – Correios post office that does not perform internal delivery service.- Locality without home distribution service.

Weigh limit:  7 kg

Dimensions

Envelope:
- Minimum: 9 cm x 14 cm.                                                                                         - Maximum: length shorter or equal to 60 cm.
Package and box: - Minimum: 9 cm x 14 cm.- Maximum: 150 cm  (length + height + thickness).  The largest dimension (length or height or thickness) = 60 cm maximum.

Roll: - Minimum: 10 cm (length). Length plus two times diameter =  17 cm minimum.  Maximum: 90 cm (length). Length plus two times diameter = 104 cm maximum.

Attention! Objects with content whose reproduction is not made in Braille system cannot be posted as cecogram, even when sent by officially recognized institution for the blind.

Additional services: Not accepted.

Packing: Every cecogram shall be packed and closed by sender in pack that resists to content weight, shape and nature, as well as to transportation conditions. The pack may be acquired in Correios, in other suppliers or prepared by the client, provided that it satisfies recommended conditions:  envelopes, boxes, packages and rolls made out of paper, plastic, polystyrene, wood or metal, wrapped in flat and resistant paper. To learn more

The expressions “CECOGRAM” or “CECOGRAMME” shall be placed on object left lower part. 

Inclusion of paper containing sender and addressee addresses inside the package is recommended.