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Vanuatu Import Restrictions

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

Import restrictions

Senders should determine import restrictions from Vanuatu authorities before posting:

Special documentation

Commercial goods require an invoice. Some goods require a Certificate of Origin. Senders should post documents separately to the addressee.


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