Nauru Import Restrictions

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

Nauru Import Regulations

Import regulations

Senders should determine import restrictions from Nauru authorities before posting:


  • Alcohol and spirits
  • Apparel and clothing- soiled
  • Antiques
  • Animals and animal products
  • Coffee, tea and spices
  • Foodstuffs, prepared
  • Mineral products
  • Organic chemicals
  • Pearls, precious stones and metals
  • Plants and plant products
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Rubber articles
  • Sugar
  • Toys
  • Textile articles
  • Tobacco
  • Wood products
  • Weapons.

Special documentation requirements

Nauru has no current requirements for special documentation.


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

  • Arms and ammunition
  • Ceramic products
  • Inorganic chemicals
  • Live trees and other plants
  • Mineral fuels and oils
  • Miscellaneous manufactures articles
  • Paper and paperboard
  • Photographic and cinematographic articles
  • Printed articles, books, newspapers- offensive by nature
  • Soap, washing preparations
  • Tanning and dying extracts

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