Includes a list of goods that are prohibited from being exported to the country or are otherwise restricted.
Prohibited goods include, among others, ivory, tortoise shells and other endangered animal products, underwater fishing guns, certain second-hand motor vehicles, certain second-hand motor vehicle parts and accessories, appliances containing chlorofluorocarbons, blue asbestos, COVID-19 rapid antibody tests, and any goods, including paintings, pictures, or designs, which can be considered as being against good morals or against public or religious morality. A detailed list of prohibited goods is available online.
Restricted/controlled goods subject to an import permit include, among others, petroleum oils, rice, flour, COVID-19 home self-testing kits, drugs and psychotropic substances, firecrackers, arms and ammunition, and second-hand motor vehicles. A detailed list of restricted imports is available online.
Applications for import permits and related guidelines can be accessed on the Ministry of Commerce and Consumer Protection website.