Kenya 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 Kenya 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 Kenya

Kenya Import Prohibitions

  • Acids
  • All psychotropic drugs
  • Anything that is flammable with a flash point of 14 degrees Fahrenheit or less
  • Arms & ammunition
  • Auto parts with fluids in them
  • Batteries, Haz
  • Bearer Documents
  • Bio Products, Haz
  • Bows, arrows, fencing foils & toys
  • Chemicals, Haz
  • Communistic Materials
  • Coral & similar material
  • Corrosives
  • Cosmetics, Haz
  • Counterfeit goods of all kinds
  • Distilled Beverages
  • Flammables
  • Gases
  • Genetically modified products
  • Hazardous wastes & their disposal
  • Hippopotamus Teeth
  • Historical artifacts
  • Ice, Blue
  • Ice, Dry
  • Ice, Wet
  • Infectious Substances
  • Ivory
  • Liquids, Haz and Non-Haz
  • Liquor, Haz
  • Magnetized Materials
  • Mangos and Herbal Grass
  • Maps
  • Matches
  • Narcotic drugs
  • Natural sponges of animal origin
  • Oxidizers
  • Ozone-depleting substances
  • Paints, Haz
  • Perfume, Haz
  • Personal Effects
  • Poisons
  • Pornographic Materials
  • Powders
  • Precious metals & stones
  • Precious metals, with the exception of fine jewelry
  • Progeny eggs
  • Radio Actives
  • Rhinoceros horn
  • Soap & cosmetic products containing mercury
  • Spent fuel elements (cartridges) of nuclear reactors
  • Telescope sights or other optical devices suitable for use with arms
  • Toiletries, Haz
  • Tortoise shell, whale bone & hair, antlers, hooves, nails, claws and beaks
  • Traps capable of killing or capturing game animals
  • Used tires (for light commercial/passenger cars)
  • Viagra

Kenya 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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