The Pontifical North American College

Shipping / Mailing

United States Office of Institutional Advancement

(Donations, mailing list information, alumni assistance)

Pontifical North American College
3211 4th Street NE
Washington, DC  20017
202-541-5411

The College in Rome

There are two sets of instructions below. One is for shipping to the “Pontifical North American College” and the other is for shipping to the “Pontifical North American College/Casa Santa Maria”.

——Instructions for the Pontifical North American College——

(Instructions in PDF format)
(editable shipping form)

There are two mailing addresses to the Pontifical North American College: they are in two different countries.

1) Rome, Italy – NAC address to be used for:

  • Documents sent from any country (no declared value)
  • Packages containing goods from Italy and European Union countries (recipient will be responsible for any IVA/VAT payment)

Deliveries through Courier (e.g. FedEx, DHL, UPS, etc.) and Postal Service (e.g. USPS, Canada Post, Australia Post, Poste Italiane, etc.) should be labelled as follows:

Addressee: Pontifical North American College – Name and Last Name
Address: Via del Gianicolo, 14
City: Rome
State: RM
Country: ITALY
Zip Code: 00165

 

As packages sent to the Italian address from a non-EU country are subject to import/customs duties from the Italian state, to be paid upon delivery, please note that the Porters will not accept packages which require payment upon receipt: the package will be sent back.

2) Vatican to be used for:

  • Documents sent from non-EU countries, with a declared value
  • All packages containing goods sent from non-EU countries

Deliveries through Courier (e.g. FedEx, DHL, UPS, etc.) should be labelled as follows:

Addressee: Pontifical North American College  – Name and Last Name
Address: Servizio del Transito Merci
City: Vatican City
State: State
Country: Europe
Zip Code: 00120

 

Deliveries through Postal Service (e.g. USPS, Canada Post, Australia Post, etc.)  should be labelled as follows:

Addressee: Pontifical North American College  – Name and Last Name
Address:
City: Vatican City
State: State
Country: Europe
Zip Code: 00120

 

Import/Customs duties and handling fees will be debited directly to the recipient.

ADDITIONAL COSTS:
Via Courier: Packages delivered to the Vatican/Servizio Transito Merci are subject to a basic customs/handling fee of € 31.00, which may increase depending on the value of the goods.  Exact costs are not foreseeable until we receive the relevant invoice (approximately 2 months after delivery).
Via Postal Service: Packages sent through any country’s Postal Service, and received at the Vatican Postal Office, are subject to a basic customs/handling fee of € 3.50, which may increase depending on the value of the goods.  Exact costs are not foreseeable until we receive the package.

DESCRIPTION OF GOODS:
When shipping documents do not indicate a value.
When shipping goods, please indicate:

  • Used Personal Effects (for personal belongings) or Gift – Not For Resale  
  • Value: keep this amount at a minimum, as its only relevance is for Customs Duties (for example you may indicate the cost of the material for production as an estimated value).
  • The Courier may require a Pro forma Invoice

E-COMMERCE
When purchasing items online (e.g. Amazon.com), a pro-forma must be included:

  • If the originating port is in the EU you may send directly to the NAC (see point 1)
  • If the originating port is non-EU you must send to the Vatican/Ufficio Merci or Vatican Post (see point 2).
  • Only pre-paid orders are permitted: COD/Cash on delivery (contrassegno) is not allowed.

For General inquiries related to shipping matters please contact:

Ms. Antonella Ruberto
aruberto@pnac.org
Tel:  (011-39) 06-6849-35106
Fax: (011-39) 06-686-4095

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The most cost effective way to ship large items between NON-EU countries and the PNAC is by requesting shipment through our Local Shipping Affiliate:

Raffaele Rigano, Shipping Representative to NAC
Mobile: (011-39) 333-292-3454 (Available 9 AM-6 PM +1GMT/Central European Time)
Email: info@freightservice.it OR rigano@freightservice.it
Available on-site at NAC: Mon 10AM-1PM and Thurs 2PM-5PM
NAC Office Tel:       (011-39) 06-6849-35107
NAC Office Fax:      (011-39) 06-6864-095

Freight Service S.r.l.
00054 FIUMICINO (Rome)
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 9AM-1PM and 2PM-5PM
Tel:       (011-39) 06-6502-9737
Fax:      (011-39) 06-6502-8681

To request this door-to-door service, please complete accurately the enclosed Shipping Form and send it to Mr Rigano by email: rigano@freightservice.it

COST ESTIMATES:
Please contact Mr. Raffale Rigano for shipping and handling fees.


——Instructions for the Pontifical North American College——
——Casa Santa Maria——

(Instructions in PDF format)
(editable shipping form)

There are two mailing addresses to the Pontifical North American College/Casa Santa Maria: they are in two different countries.

1) Rome, Italy – NAC/CSM address to be used for:

  • Documents sent from any country (no declared value)
  • Packages containing goods from Italy and European Union countries (recipient will be responsible for any IVA/VAT payment)

Deliveries through Courier (e.g. FedEx, DHL, UPS, etc.) and Postal Service (e.g. USPS, Canada Post, Australia Post, Poste Italiane, etc.) should be labelled as follows:

Addressee: PNAC/Casa Santa Maria  – Name and Last Name
Address: Via dell’Umiltà 30
City: Rome
State: RM
Country: ITALY
Zip Code: 00187

 

As packages sent to the Italian address from a non-EU country are subject to import/customs duties from the Italian state, to be paid upon delivery, please note that the Porters will not accept packages which require payment upon receipt: the package will be sent back.

2) Vatican to be used for:

  • Documents sent from non-EU countries, with a declared value
  • All packages containing goods sent from non-EU countries

Import/Customs duties and handling fees will be debited directly to the recipient.

Deliveries through Courier (e.g. FedEx, DHL, UPS, etc.) should be labelled as follows:

Addressee: Pontifical North American College  – Name and Last Name
Address: Servizio del Transito Merci
City: Vatican City
State: State
Country: Europe
Zip Code: 00120

Do not write: CASA SANTA MARIA /CSM

Deliveries through Postal Service (e.g. USPS, Canada Post, Australia Post, etc.)  should be labelled as follows:

Addressee: Pontifical North American College  – Name and Last Name
Address:
City: Vatican City
State: State
Country: Europe
Zip Code: 00120

Do not write: CASA SANTA MARIA /CSM

ADDITIONAL COSTS:
Via Courier: Packages delivered to the Vatican/Servizio Transito Merci are subject to a basic customs/handling fee of € 31.00, which may increase depending on the value of the goods.  Exact costs are not foreseeable until we receive the relevant invoice (approximately 2 months after delivery).
Via Postal Service: Packages sent through any country’s Postal Service, and received at the Vatican Postal Office, are subject to a basic customs/handling fee of € 3.50, which may increase depending on the value of the goods.  Exact costs are not foreseeable until we receive the package.

DESCRIPTION OF GOODS:
When shipping documents do not indicate a value.
When shipping goods, please indicate:

  • Used Personal Effects (for personal belongings) or Gift – Not For Resale  
  • Value: keep this amount at a minimum, as its only relevance is for Customs Duties (for example you may indicate the cost of the material for production as an estimated value).
  • The Courier may require a Pro forma Invoice

E-COMMERCE
When purchasing items online (e.g. Amazon.com), a pro-forma must be included:

  • If the originating port is in the EU you may send directly to the NAC (see point 1)
  • If the originating port is non-EU you must send to the Vatican/Ufficio Merci or Vatican Post (see point 2).
  • Only pre-paid orders are permitted: COD/Cash on delivery (contrassegno) is not allowed.

For General inquiries related to shipping matters please contact:

Ms. Elisabetta Segatori
esegatori@pnac.org
Tel:  (011-39) 06-6900-1824
Fax: (011-39) 06-6900-1823

*******************************************************************************
The most cost effective way to ship large items between NON-EU countries and the PNAC is by requesting shipment through our Local Shipping Affiliate:

Raffaele Rigano, Shipping Representative to NAC
Mobile: (011-39) 333-292-3454 (Available 9 AM-6 PM +1GMT/Central European Time)
Email: info@freightservice.it OR rigano@freightservice.it
Available on-site at NAC: Mon 10AM-1PM and Thurs 2PM-5PM
NAC Office Tel:  (011-39) 06-6849-35107
NAC Office Fax: (011-39) 06-6864-095

Freight Service S.r.l.
00054 FIUMICINO (Rome)
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 9AM-1PM and 2PM-5PM
Tel:       (011-39) 06-6502-9737
Fax:      (011-39) 06-6502-8681

To request this door-to-door service, please complete accurately the enclosed Shipping Form and send it to Mr Rigano by email: rigano@freightservice.it

COST ESTIMATES:
Please contact Mr. Raffale Rigano for shipping and handling fees.

 

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