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South Africa Import Restrictions

Import restrictions

South Africa requires an import permit for many goods. Before posting any item, senders should confirm that the addressee has any necessary permit. Senders should determine import restrictions from South African authorities before posting:

Special documentation

South Africa has no current requirements for special documentation.


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

Transporting food of any kind is prohibited under ECI Platinum.