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Singapore Import Restrictions

Import restrictions

Singapore requires an import permit for many goods. Before posting any item, senders should confirm that the addressee has any necessary permit. A Goods and Services Tax of three per cent of the total of cost, insurance, freight and customs duty applies to all goods and merchandise imported into Singapore. Senders should determine import restrictions from Singapore authorities before posting:

Special documentation

Commercial goods require an invoice.


In addition to items prohibited by Dangerous and Prohibited Goods & Packaging Post Guide and ECI International Courier Regulations, Singapore prohibits:

Transporting food of any kind is prohibited under ECI Platinum.