Prohibited or Regulated Items
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PROHIBITED OR REGULATED ITEMS

  • DYNAMITE, GUNPOWDER, AMMUNITIONS AND OTHER EXPLOSIVES, FIREARMS AND WEAPONS OF WAR, TOY GUNS (REPLICAS)
  • NARCOTICS OR SYNTHETIC DRUGS AND SUBSTANCES
  • ALL DANGEROUS GOODS e.g.
    • CORROSIVE MATERIALS, FLAMMABLE MATERIALS (PAINT), INFECTIOUS SUBSTANCE, NON-FLAMMABLE GAS (AEROSOLS), TOXIC MATERIALS AND RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS
  • ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES, ABSINTHE
  • CIGARETTES
  • ALL FORMS OF CASH AND JEWELRY
  • GAMBLING MATERIALS e.g.
    • ROULETTE WHEELS, GAMBLING OUTFITS, LOADED DICE, MARKED CARDS, MACHINES, APPARATUS OR MECHANICAL DEVICES USED IN GAMBLING OR THE DISTRIBUTION OF MONEY
  • PORNOGRAPHIC MATERIALS e.g.
    • WRITTEN OR PRINTED ARTICLES, NEGATIVES OR CINEMATOGRAPHIC FILM, PHOTOGRAPHS, ENGRAVINGS, LITHOGRAPHS, OBJECTS, PAINTINGS, DRAWING OR OTHER REPRESENTATIONS OF AN OBSCENE OR IMMORAL CHARACTER
  • FISH AND WILDLIFE e.g.
    • ANY PART OR PRODUCT OF THE ABOVE, SUCH AS SKINS, TUSKS, BONES, FEATHERS OR EGGS
    • PRODUCTS OR ARTICLES MANUFACTURED FROM WILDLIFE OR FISH
  • RIGHT-HAND DRIVE VEHICLES, USED TIRES
  • LAUNDRY AND INDUSTRIAL DETERGENTS CONTAINING SURFACTANTS
  • USED CLOTHING AND RAGS
  • GOODS OF COMMERCIAL QUANTITIES

Prohibited Items – banned from importation/exportation
Regulated Items – may require permits from appropriate government agencies

(Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Trade and Industry Philippines)