Prohibited and Restricted Item List Bangladesh Customs

There are a variety of items not allowed into Bangladesh when sending it by courier. This is in addition to our standard list of prohibited items and items forbidden by IATA.

The following products are prohibited by Bangladesh customs:

  • Cash
  • Alcohol
  • Dangerous goods
  • Sexually explicit material
  • Firearms
  • Leather
  • Ice
  • Precious metals
  • Human body parts
  • Live animals
  • Scrap metal
  • Milk products

The following products are restricted for import into Bangladesh:

  • Weapons
  • Pharmaceutical raw materials
  • Commercial import of food items
  • Pets
  • Textiles

Contacting Bangladesh Customs:

Bangladesh customs phone number:+880031751620


Address: Dhaka Custom House, Kurmitola, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Required documentation for importing into Bangladesh

When sending gifts or courier to Bangladesh, written authorization from the recipient is required.

When sending samples to Bangladesh, the recipient’s VAT/Tax ID is required.

For high-value shipments, you will need to provide the recipient’s VAT/tax ID, and import registration certificate, and authorization from the recipient.

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