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


These restrictions are in addition to the list of dangerous and prohibited goods, please click here.


  • All kinds of Alcohol-based / Flammable products (e.g. perfumes, cologne, toners, sanitizers etc)
  • Any external battery/powerbank for smartphones or tablets devices
  • Fertilizer
  • Intoxicating liquors
  • Tobacco products
  • Motor vehicles
  • Petroleum products
  • Any type of standalone batteries
  • Any additional battery/batteries that is packed in the same package but separated from the device
  • Super Capacitors or Capacitors
    Example: UN3508, with energy storage capacity greater than 0.3Wh unable to ship via Air Freight
  • Alcohol products and beverages
  • Processed foods (food products that are not classified as meat, seafood or fresh fruits and vegetables)
  • Counterfeit goods
  • Diamonds
  • Used or refurbished laptops, tablets, phones and other electronic devices that contain batteries will not be accepted for shipping. This includes purchases from ebay, individual sellers or any refurbished stores. - This is due to freight restrictions that do not allow used electronic items with batteries without original manufacturer’s packaging to be shipped. Such batteries may suffer from leakage and cause severe damage due to chemical actions during transportation.
  • Engine oils
  • Essential oils, diffuser oils, fragrance oil and perfume oil
  • Items that are not labeled in English (Dietary supplements/ Cosmetics/ Food)
  • Any unidentifiable material, substance or chemical.
  • Fuels, gasoline and gas torches
  • Flammable and toxic content products (e.g. products with Minoxidil, zinc oxide, Rosemary Oil and etc.)
  • Firearms (or parts thereof)
  • Imitation tobacco products (e.g. electronic cigarettes, etc)
  • Infectious substances
  • Items containing lithium ion batteries Laser apparatus such as laser pointers that are found to have emission powers
  • Lighters with or without fuel/fluids
  • Magnets
  • Munitions of war
  • Meat or animal extracts
  • Seeds / live plant
  • Squalane (not 100% plant based)
  • Nail polish and nail polish removers
  • Narcotic drugs
  • Pornographic materials
  • Perishable foods (e.g., cheese, yoghurt, eggs)
  • Processed foods (food products that are not classified as meat, seafood or fresh fruits and vegetables)
  • Precious metals and Gemstones
  • Paper currency, coins, credit cards, cheques and stamps (Item(s) would be discard at Origin)
  • Perfumes, colognes, eau de toilette and fragrance sprays
  • Radioactive materials
  • Sprays, aerosol cans and compressed gas cylinders
  • Turpentine and paint thinner
  • Weapons (swords / knives / guns, etc)
  • Wireless earbuds - Wireless earbuds case contains Li Batt and acts like a portable charger. This is prohibited from air transportation.

Please contact us if you require any further assistance.

These restrictions are in addition to the list of dangerous and prohibited goods, please click here.

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