Kuwait 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 Kuwait 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 Kuwait

Kuwait Import Prohibitions

  • Any media displaying the female anatomy
  • Communications equipment
  • Compact discs
  • Computer components & parts
  • Computer software
  • Cosmetics
  • Drugs, Prescription and Non-Prescription
  • Electronic Cigarettes
  • Films: entertainment
  • Films: promotional, training
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Gold (18k or Below)
  • Israeli Goods
  • Items offensive to Kuwait Royal family, Kuwait politics, habits or traditions
  • Items offensive to Muslim culture
  • Laser disc
  • Liquor
  • Lithium Batteries
  • Medical samples
  • Medical/dental supplies & equipment
  • Phones/modems
  • Plants and Plant Products
  • Poisons (Toxics)
  • Pornographic (Media)
  • Radar equipment
  • Radio equipment
  • Radios or parts thereof
  • Tapes, audio cassettes
  • Tapes, computer
  • Tapes, video cassettes
  • Telecommunications equipment
  • Televisions, television equipment

Kuwait Import Restrictions

  • Jewelry (gold, precious metal, stones and silver or articles of apparel or clothing containing these metals or stones) will require Ministry of Commerce gold department approval regardless of the value

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.