Items that are considered dangerous, prohibited or restricted cannot be imported into Singapore using vPost. Customs Authorities in both countries employ strict measures to monitor each and every item processed. The list below is not a comprehensive list but a list of common items that you cannot send using vPost.
We reserved the rights to advise you that the products are not accepted for import while the list did not specifically indicate the limitations.
Where appropriate, contact you to discuss and agree on an appropriate action to take; (b) use reasonable efforts to return the item to merchant at your cost; or (c) dispose the item in any manner we deem fit without being liable to you.
While shipping food/snacks products, do ensure the expiry timeline expected during the transit from Source Origin to Local Delivery. We are not liable for any expiry of any perishable goods items that have a short shelve lead time.
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.
Including all kinds of weapons and ammunition, fireworks, firecrackers, flares, etc.
Such as, butane, propane, oxygen, cylinders, tear gases, mosquito repellent, aqualung cylinders, hair spray and aerosols, etc.
Such as, Chemical fertiliser, Mined fertiliser, Organic fertiliser
- Flammable Liquids
Such as, all forms of fuel (for instance, wood, coal, and oil), paints, diluents, resins, adhesives, perfume, cosmetics lotion etc.
- Flammable solids; substances liable to spontaneous combustion; substances which, in contact with water, emit flammable gases.
Such as, matches, lighters, etc.
- Oxidizing substances and organic peroxides
Such as, bleaches (liquid/powder), medical oxygen, peroxide, etc.
- Toxic and infectious substances
Such as, insecticides, pesticides, herbicides, bacteria and virus cultures, etc.
- Radioactive material
Such as, Yttrium-90, Indium-111, Iodine-123 and radioactive waste, etc.
Such as, acids, alkalis, mercury, charged accumulators, wet cells, etc.
- Miscellaneous dangerous goods
Such as, magnetic materials and knives, swords, sticks, arrows, standalone lithium battery, all electronics with/built-in battery, etc.
- Super Capacitors or Capacitors
Example: UN3508, with energy storage capacity greater than 0.3Wh unable to ship via Air Freight