The list below serve as a guide on products that vPost does not ship. Please note it is not exhaustive and only includes some of the most common items.


These Goods Must Not Be Shipped
  • Dangerous Goods
  • DG Class 1: Explosives
    Ammunition, fireworks, flares, and caps for toy firearms etc.
  • DG Class 2: Compressed Gas
    (flammable & non flammable) - Aerosol Spray, cylinder of compressed gas, gas canisters and fire extinguishers etc.
  • DG Class 3: Flammable liquids
    Alcohol, perfume, nail polish/removers, paints, adhesive, cigarette lighter and flammable solvents etc.
  • DG Class 4: Flammable solids
    Matches of all kinds, charcoal, mothball, solid fuel, substances which become dangerous when wet etc.
  • DG Class 5: Oxidising Materials
    Substances which yield oxygen readily, hair / textile dyes, bleaches, fiber glass repair kits etc.
  • DG Class 6: Toxic & Infectious Substances
    Pesticides, nicotine, poisons – arsenic, cyanide, live virus/bacterial blood, patient specimen etc. # Except for items assigned to UN3373
  • DG Class 7: Radioactive Materials
    Medical or research samples containing radioactive substances etc.
  • DG Class 8: Corrosives
    Wet battery, sealed lead acid battery, corrosive liquids, mercury, knives, swords, sticks, arrows, standalone lithium battery, all electronics with/built-in battery etc
  • DG Class 9: Miscellaneous Dangerous Goods
    Magnetized materials – instruments containing magnets, dry ice etc.

Prohibited Goods
  • Live Goods
    (Living animals and plants) - E.g. bees, leeches, silkworms, orchids and roses
  • Perishable Goods
    (Foodstuff) - E.g. meat, fish, vegetable and fruits
  • Narcotics and psychotropic substances
  • Obscene or immoral articles/materials
  • All Liquids
  • Coins, bank notes and other valuables
  • Articles which are or are deemed to be illegal to import in the destination country
  • Vaporises and shisha molasses
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