Solomon Islands Import Restrictions

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

Solomon Islands Import Regulations

Import regulations

Senders should determine import restrictions from Solomon Islands authorities before posting:


  • Drugs and medicines
  • Dyes using coal-tar derivatives
  • Parasites and insect killers.


Food or sweets must be in tins or hermetically sealed containers.

Special documentation requirements

Used clothing for personal use requires a Certificate of Fumigation endorsed by a competent authority.


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

  • Chain letters
  • Clothing and dress material, used, if intended for sale.