General Export Resrictions

●  Acidic/ Corrosive Substances

●  Alcohol/Liquor

●  Agricultural Goods

●  Biological Hazards

●  Bullion (of any precious metal)

●  Cash or any kind of currency

●  Complete Fire arms or parts of

●  Electronic Cigarettes

● Explosives/ Flammable

● Human Remains or Ashes

● Illegal Drugs

● Indecent/ Pornographic Goods

● Loose Precious Stones

● Military Goods

● Powerful  Magnetic Goods

● Tobacco/E-juice/ Accessories

● Weapons

For additional country specific prohibited commodities choose your country below:
Australia
Antiques
Asbestos
Dangerous goods, haz or comb. mats
Non- prescription / prescription
Bahrain
Aerial and ordinance maps
Antiques
Asbestos
Cash letters
Dangerous goods, haz or comb. Mats
Electronic Cigarettes
Gambling Devices
Imitation Firearms/ Weapons
Isopropanol
Military Uniforms
Paraphernalia
Pork Products
Precious Metals & Stones
Religious Publications/Figures
Shisha
World Mail – which has senders address visible
Canada
Counterfeit Items
Meat
Meat Products from with risk of BSE
Medical Samples
Pharmaceuticals
Plumes
Reprints of Canadian or British Copyrighted Works
White Phosphorus Matches
China
Antiques
Asbestos
Biological Substance
Books
Counterfeit
Dangerous Goods haz or comb. Mats
Food
Gambling Devices
Imitations of Weapons
Items that could be used as Weapons
Jewelry
Knives unless for Collection Purposes
Medicine or Commodities from Epidemic Areas
Military Equipment
Perishables
Personal Mail
Power Bank
Radar Equip-Transmitters/Receivers
Strong Poisons
Used Clothing
Used Machinery and Electronics
Used Tires
Denmark
Asbestos
Imitation and Pirated Products
Pepper Spray/Tear Gas
Tasers
France
Antiques
Asbestos
Imitation and Pirated Products
Melatonin
Non Prescription/ Prescription
Perishables/ Nonperishable Foods
Seeds
Vitamins & Other Nutritional Products
Germany
Antiques
Asbestos
Brazil Nuts
Figs
Hazelnuts
Imitation and Pirated Products
Medical Samples
Medical/ Mental Supplies/Equipment
Non- Prescription/Prescription Drugs
Peanuts
Pistachios
Swastika
India
Asbestos
Dangerous goods, haz or comb. Mats
Gambling Devices
Radar equip. / Transmitters/ Receivers
Sports Equipment
Toys
Ireland
Abortion Kits
Antiques
Asbestos
Banderols/Tax Stickers
Bullion
Cash like Negotiable Instruments
Drugs Non-Prescription
Imitation and Pirated Products
Imitation Explosive. Devices, Ammunition
Imitation Firearms, Weapons
Milk and Dairy Based Products
Toy guns
Italy
Airline Tickets
Antiques
Asbestos
Bearer Bonds
Bearer Share Certificates
Blank Stock
Checks Blank
Open Tickets (lottery, football, theater)
Un-cashed Travelers Checks
Japan
Asbestos
Bones and Horns
Cotton Seed
Grain Samples
Green Coffee and Unroasted Coffee
Japanese Passports
Made in North Korea
Malt
Military Equipment
Perishables
Potpourri
Seeds
Shoes
Soil Samples
Straws
Toy Guns
Jordan
Antiques
Asbestos
Dangerous goods haz or comb. Mats
Isopropanol
Jewelry
Machetes
Military Equipment
Money Orders
Paper work which could be a threat to security
Perishables
Sabers
Swords
Kuwait
Antiques
Asbestos
Blank Checks
Cigarette Advertising
Dangerous Goods, haz or cob. Mats
Gambling Devices
Goods Manufactured in Israel
Grain Samples
Imitation Firearms
Invoices Blank
Items offensive to Muslim Culture
Items Used for Black Magic
Military Uniforms / Equipment
Paraphernalia
Perishables
Playing Cards
Pork Products
Religious Publications/Figures
Sensitive to the Middle East Security
Voodoo
Malaysia
All items offensive to Muslim Culture
Antiques
Jewelry
Netherland
Medicines for Private Persons
Imitation and Pirated Products
Antiques Asbestos
Non Perishable Foods
New Zealand
Antiques
Asbestos
Coffee
Dangerous goods, haz. Or comb. Mats
Jewelry
Military Equipment
Tea
Oman
Antiques
Asbestos
Dangerous goods, haz. Or comb. Mats
Gambling Devices
Imitation Firearms
Items offensive to the Muslim Culture
Jewelry
Military Uniforms
Paraphernalia
Perishables
Playing Cards
Pork Products
Religious Publications/Figures
Sensitive to Middle East Security
Qatar
Antiques
Asbestos
Dangerous goods, haz. Or comb. Mats
Gambling Devices
Goods of Israeli origin/ Manufactured
Imitation Firearms
Items offensive to the Muslim Qatari Culture
Ivory
Jewelry
Liquor Advertisements
Military Uniforms
Paraphernalia
Plant Products
Playing Cards
Pork Products
Religious Publications/ Figures
Sensitive to the Middle East Security
Tobacco Advertisements
Russia
No WPX (non-document) shipments can be sent to private individuals in Russia.  These items will be automatically returned without notice.
If customer is a business please contact us at business@ws1.com
Saudi Arabia
Antiques
Asbestos
Binoculars and Night Vision Binoculars
Drone/ Helicopters
Fine Jewelry
Firearms, Parts of
Gambling Devices
Goods carrying the Saudi coat of Arms
Goods of Israeli Origin
Imitation Firearms / Weapons
Items Offensive to the Muslim & Saudi Culture
Laser Pointer
Military Uniform – Gear
Paraphernalia
Pictures of Mecca or Medina
Pictures of the Saudi Royal Family
Pork Products
Postal Stamps
Quranic Verses
Soil Samples
Tattoo Machines
Watches with Cameras
Singapore
Antiques
Asbestos
Chewing Gum
Firecrackers
Imitation Explosive Devices
Imitation Firearms, Weapons
Jewelry
South Korea
All goods and propaganda from North Korea
Asbestos
Certain types of Chinese medication
Medical Samples
Soil Samples
Spain
Antiques
Asbestos
Explosives/Weapons
Imitation/ Pirated Products
Items that can be used as Weapons
Items violating copy right laws
Items violating Spanish trade marks
Melatonin
Ozone Depleting Substances
Turkey
Antiques
Asbestos
Dietary Supplements ” private person”
Gambling Devices
Jewelry
New Phones ” private person”
Sportsman Nourishment “private person”
United Arab Emirates
Antiques
Asbestos
Gambling Devices
Imitation Firearms
Items offensive to the Muslim Culture
Jewelry
Military Uniforms
Non Prescription ” private person”
Plant Products
Religious Publication / Figures
United Kingdom
All items Violating British Trademarks
Asbestos
Imitation Pirated Products
Violating Copy Rights
Special Shipping and Handling

We require all orders that contain dangerous goods to be shipped with DHL or Aramex. All orders containing dangerous goods will consist of a one time $15.00 fee for special packaging and handling. Dangerous Goods may arrive later than the estimated date of arrival due to custom clearance.

Not all countries allow Dangerous Goods into their country. Please check our list above to see if your country allows Dangerous Goods.

Different packaging and procedures will apply. For more information or for a list of items that fall in this category please contact with our Customer Service Team.

We offer shipping Lithium Ion Batteries through DHL. Special packaging and handling will apply.  The Lithium Ion batteries must be 100 Watt Hours  for us to ship. If you are unsure if your battery meets the requirements please use the following formula to calculate: MAH x VTS / 1,000.  If the battery is under 100 WH’s the battery then must be 30% discharged or less. Our team of experts will do our best to discharge most if not all batteries upon arrival.

A few batteries we do not ship are: Nickle plated, Ultra Fire, NiteCore, Lead Acid

Please contact with customer service for a detailed list of batteries that can and cannot be shipped and or additional requirements.

Related FAQs
WHAT WILL HAPPEN IF I ORDER A PROHIBITED SHIPMENT?

Once we receive a prohibited shipment, we will notify you by e-mail. You have the option to destroy the item or have it returned to the sender for $15 plus the shipping cost.

WHAT ARE MY PURCHASE RESTRICTIONS?

WS1.com is not able to deliver certain items due to legal and safety restrictions. Please review our list of Generally Prohibited and Restricted Items before you buy.

WHAT IS AN EXPORT CONTROL CLASSIFICATION NUMBER (ECCN)?

Some items, notably electronic products, require an Export Control Classification Number (ECCN) in order to be exported from the U.S. WS1 is only able to export items with select ECCNs and that furthermore do not require an export license from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS). WS1 will attempt to classify your electronics item that may have one of our acceptable ECCNs. If we are unable to locate a required ECCN, A WS1 Customer Service will E-Mail you, and you will need to obtain the ECCN number from the merchant or manufacturer in order to clear it for shipment.