ITEMS SUBJECT TO IMPORT/EXPORT LICENSING

Some of the items subject to import licensing are:

Import

  • Motor Vehicles
  • Firearms & Ammunition
  • Hydrogen, Rare Gases and other Non-Metals
  • Sulphuric Acid, Oleum
  • Propellant Powders
  • Explosives
  • Milk, Milk Powder and certain concentrated extracts
  • Plants and Plant extracts
  • Recreational equipment
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Export

A total of seventeen (17) items are subject to export licensing, namely:

  1. Ammunition (explosives and firearms)
  2. Crocodiles
  3. Crocodiles eggs
  4. Eggs (N.O.P)
  5. Antique furniture
  6. Gold bullion and fully or semi-manufactured gold (including jewellery)
  7. Ores – Minerals and metals including Bauxite, Alumina and Gypsum
  8. Paintings (antique)
  9. Pimento
  10. Plasma – in any form
  11. Sugar – as such
  12. Wood – Lignum Vitae and log wood only
  13. Petroleum products
  14. Motor vehicles
  15. Animals: Live (subject to Convention of International Trade in Endangered Species administered by NEPA. Other animal's exports must continue to comply with guidelines of permits issued by the MOA Veterinary Division where applicable.
  16. Jewellery (excluding those from earth metals)
  17. Shells (subject to Convention of International Trade in Endangered Species administered by NEPA).

Useful Links

Please secure a detailed list and other information from the Jamaica Trade Board Limited , Kingston Jamaica