• Items hidden to evade Customs inspections.
    • Items of the same type that regardless their value presumably have commercial purposes for the amount to be exported.
    • Items whose value, individually or collectively, exceed 100 pesos without a Consular Invoice attached.
    • Items whose value, individually or collectively, exceed the 200 pesos shipment
    • limit established.
    • Cash and valuable objects of any type.
    • Pornography or other items which put at risk the morals, good manners or internal order.

Electrical appliances whose import is not allowed such as:

    • Stoves and portable electric stoves other than induction stoves;
    • Electric ovens, any kind, model and size other tna micro-waves;
    • Electric resistance of any kind.

Equipment which need prior authorization by the Agency of Control and Supervision  of the Ministry of Computer Sciences and Communications:

    • Wireless fax equipment;
    • Switchboards of any type;
    • Data network devices (routers and switches);
    • Cordless telephones except those operating in 40 - 49 MHz bands, 2.4 GHz bands and 5 GHz bands
    • Wireless microphones and accessories;
    • Radio transmitters of any type or service (radars, radio beacons, radio link, pagers, broadcasting, telemetry equipment, remote control);
    • Radio transceiver, fixed, mobile and personal station equipment, (walkie-talkie);
    • Professional radio receivers (which differ from radio and television household appliances);
    • Earth stations and satellite communication terminals (including the receiving stations, satellite dishes, accessories and satellite phones).

Items of animal or plant origin prohibited by health and veterinary authorities:

    • Fresh Fruits and Vegetables. Fresh grains (rice, maize, beans, wheat, rye, etc).
    • Plant parts (leaves, branches, flowers, stems, roots, tubers, etc) and agamic and botanical seeds;
    • Live animals or taxidermies, except canine and feline;
    • Frozen, refrigerated and fresh meat, of any type.
    • Sausages and ham;
    • Biological products (vaccines, diagnostic means, sera) for animal use;
    • Dairy products of unknown brands or repacked;
    • Medicines in non-original packaging.


Prohibited items, as well as the excesses over the maximum value of two hundred ($ 200.00) pesos will be seized.