Brazil Prohibited and Restricted Items

FedEx Cross Border is unable to ship prohibited and non-approved restricted items on behalf of its customers.

FedEx Cross Border has prepared a global list of prohibited and restricted items that apply regardless of a shipment's destination. In addition to these global prohibitions and restrictions, individual countries or territories may impose further prohibitions or restrictions on the importation of certain items.

You can refer to the FedEx Cross Border global lists and the Brazil country-specific list to help determine whether or not your product is prohibited or restricted for shipment.

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Country Specific List for Brazil

Brazil Import Prohibitions

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Animal products
  • Animal skins
  • Antique
  • Artwork (fine)
  • Beef derived from cattle administered growth stimulants
  • Books: hardback/paperback non-comm
  • Cash
  • Checks, cancelled
  • Chemicals, Haz and Non-Hazardous
  • Color prints for the theatrical and television market
  • Computer software
  • Dangerous Goods as defined by IATA (Intl. Air Transport Association)
  • Diplomatic mail
  • Drugs, Prescription and Non-Prescription
  • Foodstuffs
  • Fresh poultry meat and poultry products coming from U.S.
  • Grain samples
  • Jewelry, costume
  • Labels
  • Log and timber products from Liberia (wood chips, poles, post, fence pickets, sheets, flooring, molding, pallet, tool handles, barrels, crates, tableware/kitchenware, shutters, blinds, cases/boxes/chests for jewelry and silverware, clothes hangers, clothespins, toothpicks, etc.)
  • Medical/dental supplies & equipment
  • Military equipment
  • Money orders
  • Perishables
  • Personal effects
  • Plants and Plant Products
  • Pleasure boats valued above US$3,500
  • Poisons over 2 grams
  • Porcelains
  • Precious stones
  • Seeds
  • Ship spares
  • Soil
  • Stamps (collectible)
  • Televisions, television equipment
  • Tobacco
  • Traveler's checks

Brazil Import Restrictions

  • N/A

Contact the FedEx Cross Border Compliance Team

Please note that these lists are provided as a reference only. For any questions about prohibited and restricted items, email the FedEx Cross Border Compliance team.

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