Prohibited Items for International Services
The following items are unacceptable for carriage via International Service to all international points:
- Firearms, parts thereof and ammunition
- All Dangerous Goods as defined by IATA
- C.O.D. (Cash on delivery) shipments
- Corpses, cremated or disinterred remains
- Foodstuffs/Perishable (Food and beverages requiring refrigeration or other environmental control)
- Gambling Devices: Lottery tickets and gambling devices where prohibited by national, provincial, state or local law.
- Live animals and plants (Note: Cut flowers are acceptable to Canada )
- Money (Coins, Cash currency, Paper money and Negotiable Instruments.
- Shipments being processed under:
- Carnets*:(allows temporary import for display, etc. without duties)
- Drawback Claims*:(request for refund of import duties at the time of export)
- Temporary Importation Bond*:(allows temporary import for repair, etc.)
- State Department Licenses*:(May be referred to as "ITAR", munitions, list, "military", "dsp-5", "dsp-61", "dsp-73", or "dsp-85" shipments)
- Inbond Shipments*:(shipments moving in or out of customs bonded warehouse or free trade zone, FTZ)
- Certificate of Registration Shipments*:(shipments requiring presentation to U.S. customs prior to export)
- Drug Enforcement Agency*:(DEA) Shipments (Shipments regulated by DEA)
- Dry Ice (including that used for packaging).
- Any shipment which would be likely to cause damage, or delay to equipment, personnel or other shipments
- Any shipment which may require the carrier to obtain a license for its transportation
- Any item whose carriage is prohibited by any law, statute or regulations of the country of origin or destination, or of any country through which the shipment may transit.