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Malaysia Import Restrictions

In order to enter Malaysia, certain goods are subject to specific controls and, regardless of their value and quantity, they require the consent of Malaysia 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 Malaysia, and which items need special documentation before exporting to Malaysia.

Import restrictions

Malaysia 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 Malaysian authorities before posting:

Special documentation

British-made goods require a Certificate of Origin.


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

Malaysia also prohibits all Parcels addressed to Vietnamese refugees in camps or addressed to Post Office Box 12468, Kuala Lumpur.

Transporting food of any kind is prohibited under ECI Platinum.