Restricted Commodities US Origin

 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 (includes paper money or coins, in circulation or collectable)
  • Securities (checks, stock certificates, etc.)
  • Any item that requires refrigerated storage (including perishable foodstuffs)
  • Any item which conflicts with the law
  • Firearms and ammunition parts or accessories
  • Unprocessed animal products
  • Furs
  • Human Remains
  • Industrial Diamonds
  • Ivory
  • Live Animals
  • Live Plants
  • Seeds (for planting)
  • Postage Stamps
  • Bullion
  • Controlled substances or narcotics.
  • Any other item deemed unacceptable by OPAS.


 Restricted Items

Restricted items are depending on the country and the carrier. 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 and Aerosol.)
  • Pornographic Materials
  • Knives (restrictions vary country to country based on type of knife and purpose of use.)


Restriced Commoditites shipping from the U.S. to these countries