Mexico 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 Mexico 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 Mexico

Mexico Import Prohibitions

  • 1-phenyl-2-propanone
  • 3, 4-Methylenedioxyphenyl-2-propanone
  • Alcohol (natural, industrialized, ethylic)
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Animal products
  • Animal skins
  • Benzyl cyanide
  • Bunker oil sample (for analysis)
  • Chemicals, Haz and Non-Haz
  • Circuits & circuit boards
  • Coal & firewood
  • Coffee, Coffee samples
  • Cologne and Perfume, Haz and Non-Haz
  • Compact discs
  • Computer components & parts
  • Cosmetics
  • Cotton
  • Cotton seeds
  • Diacetyl morphine
  • Drugs (narcotic, hallucinogenic, etc.)
  • Drugs, Prescription and Non-Prescription
  • Electronic Cigarettes
  • Electronic equipment
  • Electronic games
  • Ephedrine
  • Ergometrine
  • Ergotamine
  • Eye glasses and contacts
  • Fabrics & fabric samples
  • Films: entertainment
  • Films: promotional, training
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Foodstuffs
  • Forged or counterfeit goods
  • Furs
  • Grain samples
  • Imide of the N-phtalylglutamic acid
  • Industrial equipment
  • Isopropanol
  • Isosafrole
  • Jewelry
  • Laser discs
  • Leather goods
  • Liquids, Haz and Non-Haz
  • Lysergic acid
  • Marijuana (Cannabis Indica) plants and parts of plants
  • Marijuana (Cannabis Indica) saps and extracts
  • Matches
  • Measuring apparatus
  • Medical samples
  • N-Acetylanthranilic acid
  • Phenylpropanolamine
  • Piperonal
  • Pseudoephedrine
  • Safrole
  • Stone/mineral samples for analysis
  • Subs
  • Swatches
  • Tea
  • Telecommunications equipment
  • Televisions, television equipment
  • Textile articles
  • Thallium sulfate
  • The salts and optical isomers of the aforementioned substances, whenever the existence of such salts is possible
  • Tobacco
  • Toxic Gases
  • Toys
  • Transfers, Stamps, prints and photographs, printed in colors or in black and white, known as "Garbage Pail Kids," for sale in packages or envelopes, even including chewing gum, candy or any other article, containing figures or illustrations showing childhood in denigrated and ridiculous manners, inciting to violence, to self-destruction or to any kind of antisocial behavior, and mentioning to have been printed in the U.S. or any other country by "Topps Chewing Gum, Incorporated" or by any company or firm
  • Turtle and "Caguama" turtle raw hides and skins
  • Used Clothing (except unaccompanied baggage)
  • Wallpaper
  • Yarn

Mexico Import Restrictions

  • Meat of poultry in brine
  • Apples
  • Lard, fats and oils
  • Beer
  • Cigars and cigarettes
  • Matches
  • New pneumatic tires of a kind used on bicycles
  • Used pneumatic tires
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles
  • Bicycles
  • Compact discs, recorded and unrecorded
  • Sound recording equipment (CD writers)
  • Textiles
  • Candy
  • Oil (all kinds)
  • Used Clothing (except unaccompanied baggage)
  • Poisons, (Toxins)

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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