Forbidden Item List

International Shipment Forbidden Item List

Explosive Items

For example, bottled petroleum gas, aerosol, dynamite, detonator, fireworks, bottled coal gas, sporting paper caps, dried ice

Flammable Items

Fuses, lighters, liquefied petroleum gas, gasoline, diesel, kerosene, tung oil, thinner, matches, flints, phosphorus, sulfur and white phosphorus

Gas, Compressed Gas and Pressure Tank

For example, compressed gas, dry ice, fire extinguisher, gas cartridge, inflatable sphere, life saver, explosive airbag, aerosol, gas lighter, gas cylinder and light bulb

Gun, Replica Gun and related items

Guns, replica guns, fire guns, bullets, cartridge cases, any accessories used for air guns and real guns, and any equipment used for military and combat, or similar purposes

High-value Jewellery Items

Corrosive Items

Items that will cause harm to human, products or transportation etc. owing to chemical reaction

Damp Parcel

Damp parcel and parcel with weird smell

Restricted Weapon

Different types of tool/crossbow (except tableware)

Refrigerated food/fresh fruits and vegetables

Perishable food or drink, such as fresh vegetables and fruits which need be refrigerated/stored under special condition

Meat and Perishable food

Any seafood, animals, eggs, plants, cooked or fresh meat and its products, such as meat sauce, dried meat which is edible. And food/dairy products will easily be spoilt under room temperature

Toxic and Infectious Items

For example, poisons, bacteria, viruses, parasites, fungi etc. and anthrax, dangerous germs, medical and harmful wastes etc.

Flammable Liquid

For example, perfumes, alcohol, aromatherapy, nail polish, gasoline, motor oil, camphor oil, turpentine, tentacles, glue and other flammable and flammable liquids under certain conditions

Lottery and Cash

Lottery tickets, gambling equipment, coins and stamps for collection, counterfeit currency and securities, and items equivalent to currency (coins, cash, currency, banknotes and securities)

Corpse, Remains, Fur and Fossils

Various types of animal corpse and their organs, human body parts, embryos of humans or animals, incinerated or excavated human remains and fossils, hoofs, horns and their products, dog or cat fur products

First to Third drug class medicine

All First to Third drug class medicine, for example eye drop, pain relief patch, anti-dermatitis cream and medicine, yeast/enzymes containing products, milk powder and flammable alcohol items

Liquid (regardless of the packaging)

Such as alcohol, toner eyeliner, sunscreen, contact lens nursing solution, eye drops, saline, mosquito repellent, gold-plating solution, aluminum paste, glow stick, mercury thermometer, etc.

All Powder Products

Products with powder, such as makeup, skincare and personal sanitary products.

Any Medicine, Dried Seafood, Valuable Medicinal Herbs and Supplements

Including Chinese medicine, medicine bags, soup bags, etc.

Tobacco and related products

All cigarettes, e-cigarettes, tobacco and tobacco-related tools, including shisha and e-cigarette products.

Religious Products

Including God or Buddharupa pictures.

Forbidden Food

  • Honey
  • Milk Powder and Dairy Products
  • Jelly Powder
  • Dried Fruits and Nuts: almond, raisin, walnut, nutlets, dried fruits, nuts, dried apple and dried mango
  • Supplements: vitamin and calcium tablets
  • Instant noodles with sauce, seasoning or soup pack
  • Pineapple Cake
  • Dried seafood: American ginseng, dried mushrooms, fish maw, dried sea cucumber, ginseng, dried scallop, edible bird’s nest
  • Chicken Essence and Pure Chicken Essence
  • Health Soup Package (Ready-made soup material bag, herbal tea bag, medicinal herbs and ready-to-drink soup)
  • Seasoning Powder or sauce
  • Drinks in foil or paper: lemon tea, apple juice, grape juice, mango juice
  • Canned Drinks/Soft Drinks
  • Canned Food
  • Any Food with medicinal materials (including Chinese medicine)

Regarding the shipping restriction of other food and demonstration on food shipping with Spaceship, please refer to: Shipping Food overseas

Special Items

Only specific global courier(s) accept shipment of the following special item categories. If your parcel includes these items, please contact Spaceship to get shipment advice in advance so as to make sure that your parcel can arrive the destination smoothly.


Electronic components, batteries delivered separately, dry batteries and lithium batteries delivered separately in batches cannot pass the security check.

*Mobile phone, Laptop, Tablet, and other electronic products with lithium batteries can be shipped with the battery. If you are sending small amount (less than 3), you can use normal packaging. However, if you are shipping more than that, you have to hand in MSDS prove.

More Information: Shipping Tutorial (Electronic products with lithium batteries)

Radio Transceiver

All radios and devices including Bluetooth function/WIFI function

Alcoholic Drinks

Any edible alcoholic products and drinks