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Mexico Import Restrictions

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

Import restrictions

Senders should determine import restrictions from Mexican authorities before posting:

Special documentation

Articles with a value of more than $US300 require an invoice. Senders should separately post a duplicate invoice to the addressee.
Articles with a value of more than $US1000 require a Certificate of Origin.
Poste Restante

Mexico accepts articles for collection at a post office counter only if addressed:
Addressee name, occurre, post office name, postcode, city name, Mexico.


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