Philippines 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 Philippines 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 Philippines

Philippines Import Prohibitions

  • Adulterated articles of food and drugs
  • Articles intended for use in performance of unlawful abortions
  • Biological Substance Cat B, UN3373
  • Chemicals, Haz and Non-Haz
  • Cocaine, heroin, morphine, opium
  • Communistic Materials
  • Computer software
  • Drugs, Prescription and Non-Prescription
  • Dynamite, gunpowder, firearms, weapons of war
  • Films: 8mm, 16mm & 35mm
  • Films: entertainment
  • Gambling articles/equipment
  • Grain samples
  • Jewelry not marked with actual fineness
  • Liquids, Haz and Non-Haz
  • Lottery/Sweepstake tickets
  • Marijuana (Cannabis Sativa L.)
  • Medical devices
  • Medical samples
  • Medications
  • Money Orders
  • Obscene or immoral articles
  • Lottery & sweepstakes ticket
  • Opium pipes and parts thereof
  • Personal effects
  • Plants and Plant Products
  • Printed Matter, in form of books, brochures, pamphlets
  • Printed Matter, other, color illustrations
  • Radar equipment
  • Radio equipment
  • Radioactives
  • Rebellious or seditious materials (printed matter)
  • Seditious Materials
  • Seeds
  • Stand-alone lithium battery – prohibited to cities/towns under postal code ranging from (49 to 981) due to commercial airlines restrictions
  • Tapes, video cassettes
  • Telecommunications equipment
  • Toy guns (replicas of firearms)
  • Toys
  • Used clothing
  • Used rags
  • Used rags, sorted

Philippines Import Restrictions

  • Fertilizers
  • Animal Products
  • Motor Vehicles
  • Movie and TV Products
  • Pesticides
  • Plants and Plant Products
  • Radio Transmitter(s), Transceiver(s)
  • Videograms (DVDs, Video-CDs, VHS Tapes)

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.