Prohibited or Restricted Items for Export and Import Delivery Parcels

The following items are restricted or prohibited for shipping:

  • Arms, simulation weapons, ammunition, controlled knives, and explosive articles.
  • Inflammable articles, explosive articles.
  • Oxidizing agents and peroxides.
  • Narcotic drugs and drug taking tools, stupefacient and psychoactive drugs that are in improper use and precursor chemicals and toxic substances that are in improper use.
  • Biochemical, epidemic and infectious materials.
  • Radioactive substances and radioactive substances.
  • Illegal counterfeit products such as counterfeit or altered currency, marketable securities, certificates, and official seals.
  • Currency and negotiable securities.
  • Articles that infringe intellectual property rights, and counterfeit and shoddy products.
  • Animals and plants, especially those endangered wild animals and plants as well as their products.
  • Food, drugs or other articles that are hazardous to human and animal health and may spread disease from infected area
  • Cigarettes and tobacco, tobacco products, and liquor.
  • Valuables (such as artworks, antiques, gems, and precious metals including gold).
  • Other articles prohibited from mailing under other laws and regulations.

We do not accept/ or accept with conditions the following articles for carriage:

  • Packages without detailed contact information about the shipper and receiver.
  • Articles which are inappropriate for mailing, with improper mailing mode, improperly described, classified, packaged, or labeled, and without necessary certificates as deemed by SF Express.
  • Articles which may endanger the safety of transportation vehicles or personal safety due to their own or package features.
  • Articles which are not suitable for mailing from the perspective of economics or operations.

It is the obligations of the shipper to obey the applicable laws, regulations, and government regulations of the origin and destination countries/ regions, and articles prohibited or restricted from mailing in different countries and regions may vary. Therefore, in additions to the above standards of articles prohibited/ restricted for mailing, the shipper is suggested to refer to the list of prohibited/ restricted articles from import/ export specified by the origin and destination countries or regions districts.

Kindly Reminder:

S.F. Express published and configured the new ‘Export and Import Delivery Standards Inquiry’, if customers have enquiries on prohibited/restricted items, please dial SF Express hotline.

Hong Kong: 852-2730 0273

Macau: 853-2873 7373