Dominican Republic 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 Dominican Republic 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 Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic Import Prohibitions

  • Animal products
  • Animal skins
  • Coffee and Coffee Samples
  • Communications equipment
  • Computer components & parts
  • Computer software
  • Cotton
  • Cotton seeds
  • Dangerous Goods as defined by IATA (Intl. Air Transport Association)
  • Drugs, Prescription and Non-Prescription
  • Foodstuffs
  • Grain samples
  • Jewelry
  • Leather goods
  • Liquids, Haz and Non-Hazardous
  • Military equipment
  • Perishables
  • Personal effects
  • Plant products
  • Prohibited goods
  • Radar equipment
  • Radio equipment
  • Seeds
  • Ship spares
  • Soil samples
  • Tea
  • Telecommunications equipment
  • Textile articles
  • Tobacco

Dominican Republic Import Restrictions

Discretionary import licenses continue to be required from the Secretariat of Agriculture for most agricultural products. These serve to limit imports of many items, which are perceived as competing with domestic production.

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.