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Indonesia Import Restrictions

In order to enter Indonesia, certain goods are subject to specific controls and, regardless of their value and quantity, they require the consent of Indonesia government, preferably, license must be obtained prior to passage through the customs, preventing the goods from being retained. On this page, you will see what kinds of items are prohibited from entering the Indonesia, and which items need special documentation before exporting to Indonesia.

Import restrictions

Senders should determine import restrictions from Indonesian authorities before posting:

Special documentation

Commercial goods require a copy of invoice with number and date of import permit.
Gift parcels and all associated documentation bear the words gift parcel for the personal use of the addressee.


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

Recording video cassettes and laser disks are prohibited under ECI Platinum, ECI and EPI - Parcels.

Transporting food of any kind is prohibited under ECI Platinum.