Prohibited Items

The following items are strictly prohibited from shipment and must not be sent through our services under any circumstance. Any of these items being sent may result in prosecution, heavy fines and imprisonment.

  1. Any item that is not currently packaged or in a box
  2. Aerosol cans/sprays
  3. Tobacco and tobacco products
  4. Animal skins / Furs on the cities list of endangered species. (certificate required; refer to
  5. Ivory and ivory products
  6. Articles of exceptional value (eg, works of art, antiques, precious stones, gold and silver).
  7. Box with Hazardous label – Items sent with a Hazardous label attached will be classed as such. DO NOT REUSE OLD HAZARDOUS BOXES
  8. Car Batteries
  9. Airbag Modules
  10. Dangerous goods – eg Explosives / Fireworks / Christmas Crackers / Radioactive Materials / Deactivated
  11. Engines / Generators / Gearboxes or any part containing or having contained oil/petrol unless flushed through
  12. Fire Extinguishers / Life Jackets
  13. Gold & Silver & precious metal Jewellery
  14. Goods moving under ATA Carnet and all temporary exports and imports; goods moving under FCR, FCT and CAD (Cash Against Document)
  15. Hazardous materials eg Paint / Adhesives / Chemicals / Flammable resins/ solvents/ liquids / Compressed Air & Empty cylinders / Items containing any gases – See Also Household goods
  16. Household goods containing flammable or corrosive liquids, such as oven or drain cleaners / perfume, aftershave/ hairspray/ nail varnish and remover/ antiseptic wipes …
  17. Human Remains / Body Fluids
  18. Liquids / Adhesives / Paint / Oil / Creams / Gels
  19. Living animals or plants
  20. Dead animals
  21. Magnets or items containing ferro-magnetic material
  22. Milk Powder to China, Singapore & Hong Kong
  23. Mobile Phone with Sim card / Mobile phone with or without Sim to any Residential address in Turkey
  24. Currency
  25. Antiques, works of art or valuable documents.
  26. Glass or glass related products
  27. Personal Effects
  28. Pornographic materials (Please check country)
  29. Toner / Ink Cartridges / Printers / Fax Machines or Photocopiers to any destination outside of the UK.
  30. Wet or Lithium Batteries or any item containing them (Such as, but not limited to, an iPhone (Not including Dry Cell)
  31. Prescribed Drugs / Medication / Any Controlled and Illegal substance including Khat to all countries.