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The items listed below serve as a guide on some of the more common items that vPost is not able to ship. This list is not exhaustive and could include items that are not listed below.

  • All kinds of Alcohol / Flammable sanitizers
  • Any external battery/powerbank for smartphones or tablets devices
  • Intoxicating liquors
  • Tobacco products
  • Motor vehicles
  • Petroleum products
  • Artwork, Antiques and Collectibles
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Any type of standalone batteries
  • Currency Cosmetics
  • Counterfeit or Pirated goods or materials
  • Cigarette lighters in shapes of pistols or revolvers
  • Chewing Gums
  • Controlled drugs and psychotropic substances
  • Dangerous Goods (hazardous or combustible materials) including asbestos, ammunition, explosives, poisons, flammable items, radioactive material, compressed gas, corrosive, firearms and any item which by its nature of packing cause damage to other items or expose officers of Singpost to injury
  • 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)
  • 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.
  • Firecrackers
  • Flammable items such as perfume/nail polish
  • Imitation tobacco products (e.g. electronic cigarettes, etc)
  • Jewelry, Precious metals and stones including gold and silver
  • Laser apparatus such as laser pointers that are found to have emission powers
  • Live animals, reptiles, snakes, birds, insects and endangered species of wildlife, and their by-products
  • Medical samples (e.g. biological/diagnostic specimens, blood, urine, bodily fluids, etc.)
  • Meat or animal extracts
  • Paper currency, coins, credit cards, cheques and stamps (Item(s) would be discard at Origin)
  • Pornography
  • 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)
  • Radio transceivers and secure communication devices
  • Seeds / live plant
  • Seditious and treasonable materials
  • White powdery substance or item (e.g. baby powder, etc.)
  • Weapons (swords/knives/guns etc.)

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

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