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.

  • All kinds of Alcohol-based / Flammable products (e.g. perfumes, cologne, toners, sanitizers etc)
  • Any external battery/powerbank for smartphones or tablets devices
  • Essential oils, diffuser oils, fragrance oil and perfume oil
  • Items that are not labeled in English (Dietary supplements/ Cosmetics/ Food)
  • Any food, supplement, drug or cosmetic that has been issued a Consumer Safety Advisory Warning by Authority (HSA or etc)
  • Any unidentifiable material, substance or chemical.
  • Intoxicating liquors
  • Tobacco products
  • Motor vehicles
  • Petroleum products
  • Any type of standalone batteries
  • Animals and plants
  • Beef extract
  • Charcoal
  • Chemicals and drugs
  • Medicine & all class under pharmaceuticals eg: Hepalyse Pulse
  • Coins and bills
  • Paper currency, coins, credit cards, cheques and stamps (Item(s) would be discard at Origin)
  • Dangerous goods classified by Japanese local regulation or IATA Dangerous Regulations including any materials with dry ice
  • Flammable items such as perfume / nail polish
  • Imitation tobacco products (e.g. electronic cigarettes, etc)
  • Items restricted by the Washington Treaty, ie. ivory
  • Items that contains Aloe, squalene, sharks’ extract or coral (eg: certain types of cosmetics or lip balm)
  • Items that require temperature control
  • Laser apparatus such as laser pointers that are found to have emission powers
  • Electronic device which contains battery purchased from ebay/ individual seller (Used items shipped without manufacturer’s packaging do not comply and are illegal to ship)
  • Meat or animal extracts
  • Nintendo Switch
  • Seeds / live plant
  • Squalane (not 100% plant based)
  • Perishable foods (e.g., cheese, yoghurt, eggs)
  • Processed foods more than 5kg and above SGD100 (food products that are not classified as meat, seafood or fresh fruits and vegetables)
  • Precious stones and metal
  • Restricted or controlled items by the Japanese Government
  • Weapons such as guns, swords and knives
  • Wireless earbuds - Wireless earbuds case contains Li Batt and acts like a portable charger. This is prohibited from air transportation.

This list may be updated from time to time. Please contact us if you require any further assistance.

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