Kiribati Import Restrictions

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

Kiribati Import Regulations

Import regulations

Senders should determine import restrictions from Kiribati authorities before posting parasites and destroyers of harmful insects.


Special documentation requirements

Commercial goods require an invoice.


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

  • Coal-tar derivatives useable in dyes
  • Parasites and destroyers of harmful insects
  • Shaving brushes of Asian origin
  • Trademarks, British, false or imitated.