Liberia Import Restrictions

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

Liberia Import Regulations

Import regulations

Senders should determine import restrictions from Liberian authorities before posting:


  • Communications equipment
  • Computer components and parts
  • Creditcards
  • Firearms
  • Phones/modems
  • Pharmaceutical products.
  • Telecommunications equipment

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 requirements

Commercial goods require an invoice. Customs declarations must show the value, gross and net mass of the goods and the transport and Extra Cover costs. The value and costs should be in both Australian and US dollars.

Australian Customs require an EDN (export declaration number) for ECI / EPI parcel items going to Liberia. In addition to this, please ensure that all receiver details are completed correctly.

Please contact the Express call-centre on 1800 007 678 for more information.

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, Liberia prohibits:

  • Animals
  • Airline tickets, clank stock
  • Asbestos
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Bullion and currency
  • Cash letters
  • Cheques, blank
  • Coal and firewood
  • Credit card blanks
  • Dangerous goods, haz or comb materials
  • Gambling devices
  • Ivory
  • Lottery tickets and advertising
  • Military equipment
  • Money orders
  • Perishables
  • Pornography
  • Precious metals and stones
  • Publications prejudicial to public order.