Items that vPost is able to ship via Sea Freight from China

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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 all shipping mode (Both by air and sea freight).

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)

The list below serve as a guide on products that vPost able to ship via Sea Freight from China

  • All kinds of Alcohol-based / Flammable products (e.g. perfumes, cologne, toners, sanitizers etc)

    All kinds of Alcohol-based
  • All kind of liquids (lotion, cream, toothpaste, contact lens with liquid, etc)

    All kind of liquids
  • Any type of batteries (standalone or contain in equipment, even though it is a new iPhone from Apple manufacturer or a normal watch with button battery)

    Any type of batteries
  • Any type of weapon shape (knife, scissors, cutter, etc)

    Any type of weapon shape
  • Any external battery/powerbank for smartphones or tablets devices

    Any external battery
  • Any type of standalone batteries

    Any type of standalone batteries
  • Flammable items such as perfume/nail polish Essential oils, diffuser oils, fragrance oil and perfume oil

    Flammable items
  • Radio transceivers and secure communication devices

    Radio transceivers
  • Wireless earbuds – Wireless earbuds case contains Li Batt and acts like a portable charger. This is prohibited from air transportation.

    Wireless earbuds

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 Post website.

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