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DHL Express Import Guidelines: Indonesia

Shipping guidelines, standard prohibitions and restrictions to consider when sending express shipments to Indonesia.

Prohibited Commodities for Indonesia

  • Gambling devices
  • Bullion (of any precious metal)
  • Antiques
  • Furs
  • Narcotics: illegal
  • Laser disc
  • Animals, fish, birds (live)
  • Currency
  • Firearms, parts of
  • Jewelry
  • Pornography
  • Precious metals & stones
  • Dangerous goods, hazardous materials
  • Ivory
  • Asbestos
  • Human remains, including ashes
  • Banderols/Tax stickers
  • Illegal goods
  • Negotiable instruments equivalent to cash
  • Firearms(complete),ammunition
  • Explosives and weapons
  • Imitation (replica) firearms, weapons
  • Imitation exploding devices, ammunition

Shipping Commodities – What You Need to Know

Certain commodities are considered as “Non-Document” and need to be accompanied by an invoice and, in some cases, additional customs documentation. Other commodities are considered simply as a “Document” and only require a DHL Waybill to be completed. The following list explains what you need to do in order to ship various commodities.