What you can't ship (Prohibited & Restricted Items)


Some items are ineligible for export outside of the US, import into certain countries, or they are restricted in our terms and conditions. Items may be restricted or prohibited either due to local or international law, dangerous goods restrictions, airline restrictions, or safety reasons. Our team reviews every package that goes through our warehouse for any restricted or prohibited items. Items which cannot be shipped must be returned. The following is a list of items is intended to be a helpful guide, but may not include all items that we can not ship outside of the US.

Weapons, all weapon parts and accessories

Guns and explosives, including parts, ammunition, and imitations. Example: rifles, pistols, gun holsters, scopes, mounts, stocks, barrels, grips, rings, magazines, reloading presses and press kits, any other materials or equipment used for making guns or ammunition, dynamite, firecrackers, replica guns, toy guns, BB guns, paintball guns
Other weapons and weapon parts. Example: swords, axes, bayonets, knives, bows and arrows.
Military clothing. bulletproof vests, handcuffs, helmets and accessories for helmets, armor (of all levels and types) 
Hunting accessories. Example: scope, sighting accessories, monocular telescope, hunting knives, binoculars
Night Vision Devices
Thermal Imaging Devices

Alcohol & Tobacco products

Alcohol, tobacco, nicotine, prescription drugs. Example: cigarettes, cigars, pipes, hookah, hookah accessories, rolling paper, liquors, beer, wine, any equipment or materials used for making alcohol or tobacco products
Any illicit or controlled substance or paraphernalia. Example: narcotics, psychotropic substances
E-cigarettes, vaporizers, any related parts or paraphernalia. Example: vape pens, vape kits, box mods, vape juices, e-liquids, liquid flavors, coils and wires

Dangerous or Perishable goods

Flammable and combustible substances of any kind. Example: pressurized cans, energy drinks or soda, paint, glue, gasoline, other fuels, matches, pyrotechnics, fire-starter kits, used tools or car parts that contain fuel fumes or gasoline, nail polish (exception: some perfumes may be shipped, but require a special flight & an additional fee). 
Pressurized substances. Example: spray deodorant, hair spray, spray paint, or any other aerosols
Food or perishable items. Example: fresh fruit or vegetables, meat, cheese
Animals, animal organs or substances. Example: live insects, furs
Lithium metal (button cell) batteries. Examples: power banks, phone cases with built-in batteries, spare batteries for consumer electronics (exception: Loose Lithium-ion batteries may only ship to certain countries - see Restricted Items section)
Chemical, corrosive, radioactive, and toxic substances of any kind. Example: Pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, poison, acid, hazardous waste, pest control spray/foggers, fertilizers
All unknown substances in powdered form.
Human organs and/or substances, and blood and blood parts.
Plants of any kind.

Seeds and planting material. Example: plants, worms, mulch, composting material
Flea collars and sprays
Growth Hormones, stem cell treatments, steroids or synthetic versions
Asbestos Fibers

Other prohibited items

Currency or currency equivalents. Example: coins, banknotes, securities, traveler’s checks, credit cards, paper money, endorsed stocks, bonds, cash letters
Precious stones of any kind, except for jewelry
Hidden cameras.
Example: spy watches, pens, or any items that have a hidden cameras
Identification documents. Example: ID card, licenses, passports
Handheld transceivers
Antiques
- Defined as a work of art, piece of furniture, decorative object, silverware, or any other commodity that is 100 years old or older
Airbags for vehicle
Engine and transmission (in assembly and in parts)
Cultural Values and Works of Art Requiring Certification
Items used For Gambling or Games of Chance, Gambling Devices & Accessories
Telecommunication Equipment With a High Level of Encryption (For Example, Network Switches, LAN or WAN Servers, Cellular Base Stations, Etc.)
Equipment for Navigation of Jet Engines or Aircraft (Civil and Military)
Powdered Hair Dye

Materials of a pornographic nature, or intended to spread hate propaganda
Dry ice
Copyright infringing materials
Any item prohibited by the carrier or airline
Any item prohibited by any law, regulation, state, or local government.
Any other item that we, at our discretion, believe to be potentially dangerous, hazardous, or illegal

Restricted & Fragile Items

The following items are allowed to ship to some countries, but have special requirements depending on the situation. If you are not sure if these items are restricted in your country, please contact us before shipping them to your locker.

Jewelry and watches can be shipped only if their value does not exceed $1000
Materials of erotic nature are strictly prohibited in certain countries
Drones or drone parts of any kind are strictly prohibited in certain countries

Perfume

Perfume which is flammable can be shipped only to the following countries:

Lithium-ion or Lithium-metal batteries

Lithium batteries can only be shipped if the battery is installed inside the device or packed with the device in its original manufacturer packaging to most countries. We will not combine or pack devices with batteries that have been purchased and received separately.
Loose lithium-ion batteries and power banks may only be shipped via Aramex to the following countries for an additional special flight fee: AE, BH, KW, OM, SA

Excessively fragile items

Items which are extremely fragile or may be damaged by circumstances beyond our control may be shipped under your own responsibility. These items are not insurable and Fishisfast will not be responsible for any financial loss resulting from damages to these items in transit. Examples:
Eyeshadows and eyeshadow palettes
Any items that can be damaged as a result of temperature fluctuations
Containers with oil (non-flammable)
Glass containers
Light fixtures and light bulbs

Dishware
Sculptures


This information on this page is only for informational purposes and is not a substitute for research with regard to US export regulations and the import regulations into your destination country. If you have any questions about an item you wish to export, please contact us and we may be able to assist. As the importer of record, you are responsible for ensuring that all items that you ship using Fishisfast comply with all applicable laws, requirements, and regulations.