Comoros Import Restrictions


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

Comoros Import Regulations

Import restrictions

Senders should determine import restrictions from the Comoros authorities before posting weapons and parts of weapons. Comoros admits cigarettes sent by private individuals and intended for the personal use of the addressees only in the quantities allowed by customs officials.

EDN’s and export permits are required for:

  • Kangaroo skins
  • Crocodile skins
  • Emu oil
  • Fish oil
  • Bunker oil
  • Coal
  • Petroleum bases products
  • Tobacco and tobacco products
  • Any other alcohol including beer and spirits all volumes.

Special documentation

Senders should determine import restrictions from the Comoros authorities before posting questionable goods. Weapons and parts of weapons require a special permit. Comoros admits cigarettes sent by private individuals and intended for the personal use of the addressees only in the quantities allowed by customs officials.

The sender and receiver details must be addressed with a valid street address in English. A Post Office Box address is not acceptable.

The sender is responsible for finding if the destination country may impose duties, taxes, brokerage fees or any other fees that may be applied on the item that is being sent. Please contact the consulate office of the country you are sending to or contact the ECI customer contact centre on 1800 007 678.

Prohibitions

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

  • Animals
  • Antiques
  • Asbestos
  • Airline tickets, blank stock, Antiques
  • Bullion and Currency
  • Bank Notes and other securities
  • Credit card blanks
  • Dangerous goods, haz or comb materials
  • Furs
  • Gambling devices
  • Invoices, blank
  • Ivory
  • Jewellery
  • Playing Cards
  • Pornography
  • Narcotics except for medical reasons
  • Precious metals and stones
  • Publications that may jeopardise the Muslim religion or the security of the State
  • Weapons of war.

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