Items Not To Be Included Within Unaccompanied Shipping of Personal Effects

This is intended as a general guide only. It is the responsibility of customers to ensure they are aware of the import and customs regulations for Jamaica.

Prohibited Goods

Any item(s) which may be hazardous to life, health or property, including those which contravene local or customs regulations.

These include:

Aerosols and pressurised vessels, whether full or empty.
All animal exhibits or skins without appropriate import and export licences.
We strongly recommend not to ship food whether it's tinned, dried or contained withing unopened packaging.
Corrosives e.g. bleach or paint stripper.
Clothing, shoes or any ornaments made from skins or the by-products of endangered species.
Drugs or medicines (it is recommended these are taken in hand luggage with a doctor’s authorisation letter).
Explosives, e.g. ammunition or fireworks.
Inflammables e.g. paint, petrol, lighter fuel, nail varnish remover, fire lighters, matches.
Items which may encourage vermin, pests or cause infection.
Poisons e.g. weed killer.
Pornographic literature, photographs or videos.
Radioactive substances.
Vegetable matter e.g. compost, soil, straw or plants.

To be declared on entry

Alcohol
New purchases
Perfumes
Tobacco products

Not insurable

Personal items e.g. jewellery, precious stones, trinkets or watches.
Valuables e.g. money, deeds or securities.
Collections e.g. coins and stamps, unless previously declared and agreed in writing.
Furs, unless previously declared and agreed in writing.

PLEASE NOTE: OUR EXPORT PACKERS ARE ADVISED TO REFUSE GOODS DECLARED AS PROHIBITED.