Items that vPost does not ship from Malaysia

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Items that vPost does not ship from Malaysia

This list may be updated from time to time. Last updated 08/12/2021.

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 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, we will contact you to discuss and agree on an appropriate action to take; use reasonable efforts to return the item to merchant at your cost; or dispose the item in any manner we deem fit without being liable to you, if a re-direction is required, additional charges are applicable for such re-direction.

The list below serves as a guide on products that vPost does not ship.

This list is not exhaustive and may be updated by vPost regularly according to the latest import and export regulations from various countries and any other transport or freight restrictions that we receive and only includes some of the most common items.

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

  • Bringing in more than 3 months’ supply of all supplements are subject to Customs/HSA/SFA Regulations & Clearance. Please visit for more information here
  • For any Fragile or breakable items (Refer to our T&C here (Under Clause 15) for the liability for such items)
  • Vegetables, fresh, chilled or frozen (would be discarded at Origin and unable to process for returns or redirect to another address)

    Vegetables, fresh, chilled or frozen
  • Sugar and rice

    Sugar and rice
  • Perishable items, vegetables, fresh, chilled or frozen items (e.g. cheese, meats, fruits, yogurt, etc) (would be discarded at Origin and unable to process for returns or redirect to another address)

    Perishable items
  • Import and export of illicit drugs (e.g. morphine, heroine, candu, marijuana, etc) are strictly prohibited

    Import and export of illicit drugs
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  • Prescribed drugs can only be imported into or exported from the country by virtue of a license issued by the Ministry of Health, Malaysia
  • Fertilizer
  • Turtle eggs
  • Plants including orchids
  • Paper currency, coins and bills, credit cards, cheques,Gold jewelry and stamps (item(s)
  • Rattan from Peninsula of Malaysia
  • Any animal or bird, other than a domestic animal or domestic fowl, whether alive or dead or any part thereof (would be discarded at Origin and unable to process for returns or redirect to another address)
  • Live animals from bovine species (would be discarded at Origin and unable to process for returns or redirect to another address)
  • Poultry (would be discarded at Origin and unable to process for returns or redirect to another address)
  • Meat of bovine animals (would be discarded at Origin and unable to process for returns or redirect to another address)
  • Cockles
  • Live prawns, shrimps, fish (would be discarded at Origin and unable to process for returns or redirect to another address)
  • Palm kernels and palm seeds
  • Military clothing and equipment
  • Arms and ammunition
  • Antiquities as defined or stated in any written law in Malaysia
  • Coral, alive or dead
  • Collections of zoological, botanical, mineralogical, anatomical, historical, archaeological or ethnographical with numismatic interest

We reserved the rights to advise you that the products are not accepted for import while the list did not specifically indicate the limitations.

For more information concerning dangerous and prohibited goods, you may go to Singapore Customs website.

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