Honduras Import Restrictions

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

Honduras Import Regulations

Import restrictions

Senders should determine import restrictions from Honduras authorities before posting:

  • Animal products
  • Drugs
  • Firearms or firearm parts
  • Medicines and medical samples
  • Perishables
  • Plants
  • Seeds
  • Soil samples

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

Used clothing requires a Certificate of Disinfection endorsed by a competent authority. Under ECI and EPI – Parcels, customs require relevant invoices for samples.

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.


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

  • Animals
  • Asbestos
  • Bullion and currency
  • Dangerous goods, haz or comb materials
  • Firearms
  • Ivory
  • Jewellery, precious stones and metals
  • Offensive or immoral articles
  • Pornography

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