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Somalia Import Restrictions

Import restrictions

Somalia requires an import permit for all commercial goods. Before posting any item, senders should confirm that the addressee has the necessary permit. Senders should determine import restrictions from Somalia authorities before posting:

Special documentation

Private packages should be endorsed private- no commercial purpose, or personal effects, or gift only, as appropriate. Commercial goods must be endorsed commercial.


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


At the time of publication, ECI and EPI and all Air Mail services remain suspended, including Registered Post International and Express Post International. Sea Mail is operating.