This is intended as a general guide only. It is the responsibility of customers to ensure they are aware of the various import and customs regulations for the country you are moving to - ask your Moving Consultant for details about the customs and import regulations for the contry that you are moving to.
Any item(s) may be hazardous to life, health or property, including those which contravene local or customs regulations.
- Aerosols and pressurised vessels, whether full or empty.
- All animal exhibits or skins without appropriate import and export licences.
- All food except tilled or dried in unopened packaging. NB: Moslem countries prohibit alcohol and meat products. Hindu countries prohibit cow meat products.
- Corrosives, eg bleach or paint stripper.
- Clothing, shoes or any ornaments made from skins, or the by-products of endangered species.
- Drugs or medicines (it is recommended these are taken in hand luggage with Doctor's authorisation letter).
- Explosives, eg ammunition or fireworks.
- Inflammables, eg paint, petrol, lighter fuel, nail varnish remover, fire lighters, matches.
- Items which may encourage vermin, pests or cause infection.
- Poisons, eg weed killer.
- Pornographic literature, photographs or videos.
- Radioactive substances.
- Vegetable matter, eg compost, soil, straw or plants.
To be declared on entry:
- New purchases
- Perfumes/toilet water
- Tobacco products
- Personal items, eg jewellery, precious stones, trinkets or watches.
- Valuables, eg money, deeds or securities.
- Collections, eg coins and stamps, unless previously declared and agreed in writing.
- Furs, unless previously declared and agreed in writing.
NB: OUR EXPORT PACKERS ARE ADVISED TO REFUSE GOODS DECLARED AS PROHIBITED.