Prohibited Export

Laws and treaties regarding international mail prohibit or restrict certain articles; in addition, the destination country may also restrict articles sent by international mail.

Explosives and hazardous materials

  • Gunpowder

Fireworks, firecrackers, ammunitions

  • Flammable liquids

Lighter fuel, paint

  • Compressed gasses

Fire extinguishers, aqualungs, dust removers (spray type), portable condensed oxygen, helium gas, gas stove burners for camping, gas for portable stoves, gas for lighters

  • Flammable materials

Matches, lighters

  • Oxidizers

Bleach, peroxidative agents, oxygen generators for personal use

  • Poisonous substances

Chloroform, insecticide transpirators (heat type)

  • Corrosive substances

Mercury, batteries

  • Radioactive substances

Engines for radio-controlled helicopters, etc., magnets


  • Narcotics and psychotropic substances

Live animals

  • Live animals

Pornographic materials

  • Pornographic or immoral materials


    1. Coins, bank notes, paper money
    2. Bearer securities, traveler’s checks