Unacceptable Items

The following items are unacceptable for export by OPAS and if received will be returned to the return address printed on the shipping label:

  • Currency
  • Securities
  • Any item that requires refrigerated storage (including perishable foodstuffs)
  • Any item which conflicts with the law
  • Firearms and ammunition
  • Unprocessed animal products
  • Furs
  • Human Remains
  • Industrial Diamonds
  • Ivory
  • Live Animals
  • Live Plants
  • Postage Stamps
  • Bullion
  • Controlled substances or narcotics.
  • Any other item deemed unacceptable by OPAS.


 Restricted Items

Restricted items are depending on the country. Please contact your local authorities in advance to avoid customs issues.

  • Prescription medication
  • Lithium batteries that are NOT pre-installed in the item they are meant to power
  • Fine artwork, antiques, gemstones, precious metals, and other high-value items
  • Hazardous materials including items that contain alcohol such as:
    – Hand Sanitizers
    – Nail enamels
    – Perfumes
    – Fragrance mists
    – Aerosol
    – Some Sunscreen
  • Pornographic Materials
  • Liquid items


Restriced Commoditites shipping from Japan to these countries