Vitamin Guide
Country Vitamins, Herbs & Supplements / Non-Prescription Drugs Country Vitamins, Herbs & Supplements / Non-Prescription Drugs
Afghanistan Prohibited Albania No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements
Algeria Prohibited American Samoa No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements
Andorra Prohibited Angola Prohibited
Anguilla Vitamins, Herbs & Supplements in Powder Form - Prohibited
Vitamins, Herbs & Supplements in Liquid Form - Prohibited
Antigua No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements
Argentina Must be cleared through customs by the consignee or their broker
Import Permit required of consignee and shipment must be cleared through customs by the consignee
Armenia Import License required of consignee.
Aruba Anti-Narcotics Committee under the Ministry of Health approval is required of consignee Australia Pharmaceutical products may be subject to prohibition or import permit requirements
For controlled drugs, an Import Permit from the Quarantine Inspection Service and/or Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) is required of consignee and initial shipments require state approved lab analysis prior to clearance. Personal prescription medici
Both a detailed ingredient list and supplier invoice is required for shipments of vitamins, medication and food supplements. The formal trade(brand)name must be on the documentation
Austria Import License required of consignee
Melatonin is prohibited
Azerbaijan Shipments of goods in powder form are limited to samples
Bahamas No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements Bahrain Certificate of origin required from shipper
Subject to Department of Health compliance
Partial description of the contents in a shipment is not acceptable. Descriptions must be accurate and exact or delays and fines will occur
Subject to inspection, expect delays
Bangladesh Viagra (commercial & personal use) Prohibited
Import license and import permit from the Ministry of Health required of consignee
Barbados Import Permit from Drug Board required of consignee
Barbuda Prohibited Belarus Prohibited for private individuals
The consignee must obtain an import permit from the Ministry of Health for all commercial shipments
Belgium Unregistered Pharmaceutical products - Prohibited
Viagra is prohibited
Belize No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements
Benin No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements Bermuda No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements
Bhutan No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements Bolivia No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements
Bonaire No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements Bosnia-Herzegovina Import License required of consignee
An original invoice is required of all shipments with a declared value
Botswana No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements Brazil Prohibited
British Virgin Islands Vitamins, Herbs & Supplements in Liquid Form - Prohibited Brunei Viagra is prohibited
Bulgaria No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements Burkina Faso Prohibited
Burundi Prohibited Cambodia No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements
Cameroon No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements Canada May require additional clearance time
Subject to Department of Health compliance
Cape Verde Prohibited Cayman Island No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements
Chad Prohibited Chile Must be cleared through customs by the consignee or their Broker.
Anti-Narcotics Commitee under the Ministry of Health approval is required of consignee, expect delays
China Prohibited if containing any liquid and Import License required from the Ministry of Health of the P.R.C. or it's local branches
Import license required of consignee
Certificate of inspection for medicine from China's Medical Inspection center is required of Consignee
Due to customs option of examination, shipment is subject to delays up to one month
Colombia Import license may be required of consignee
Require formal import clearance, delays can be expected
Congo Prohibited Congo, Dem Rep of No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements
Cook Island No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements Costa Rica Import Permit from the Ministry of Health required of consignee
Croatia An original Commercial Invoice is required of all shipments with a declared value
Limited to commercial shipments consigned to businesses
Import license and import permit from the Ministry of Health required of consignee
Curacao No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements
Cyprus Approval from the Pharmaceutical Authority is required of consignee.
Vitamins, Herbal Tea, Supplements, etc. in powdered form is limited to 2kgs.
Czech Republic Import License required of consignee
Viagra is prohibited
Denmark Prohibited Djibouti Prohibited
Dominica No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements Dominican Rep Import permit from the Ministry of Health is required from consignee. A physical inspection by the Ministry of Health could apply before package is cleared from customs. In these cases clearing delays could be expected
Consular Invoice or an invoice certified by the local chamber of commerce required of consignee if valued over $100 USD
East Timor Import permit from the Ministry of Health is required from consignee. A physical inspection by the Ministry of Health could apply before package is cleared from customs. In these cases clearing delays could be expected Ecuador Import permit from the Ministry of Health is required from consignee. A physical inspection by the Ministry of Health could apply before package is cleared from customs. In these cases clearing delays could be expected
Egypt Vitamins, Herbs & Supplements in Powder Form - Prohibited
Viagra is prohibited
El Salvador Must be cleared through customs by the consignee or their Broker
England/United Kingdom Medicine for resale requires of consignee an Import License from the Home Office and/or Medicine Control Agency (Department of Health)
Personal shipments of Viagra must have a doctors prescription. Commercial shipments of Viagra must follow instructions for prescription drugs and medicine
A Commercial Invoice is required if valued over 18.00 UKL/GBP ($26 USD)
Eritrea Prohibited
Estonia Import permit from the Ministry of Health is required from consignee. A physical inspection by the Ministry of Health could apply before package is cleared from customs. In these cases clearing delays could be expected Ethiopia Prohibited
Faeroe Island No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements Fiji No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements
Finland Shipments containing any type of medication, (prescription or non- perscription) require consignee to obtain an Import Permit from the Ministry of Health. This permit is limited to businesses and persons in the medical field France Prohibited
French Guiana Prohibited French Polynesia No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements
Gabon Prohibited Gambia Prohibited
Georgia, Rep of No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements Germany All drugs including vitamins for personal use are limited to Pharmacy imports and the name of the Pharmacy must be shown on the waybill. Non Citizens(tourist) need only to show a copy of their passport, airline ticket and a statement that drug is for pers
Viagra is prohibited
Ghana Vitamins, Herbs & Supplements in Powder Form - Prohibited
Vitamins, Herbs & Supplements in Liquid Form - Prohibited
Gibraltar Viagra is prohibited
Greece Import Permit from the National Drug Commission of Customs Department required of consignee
Shipments containing liquids must be in a sealed container with the name of the of the substance on the container. Import License from consignee may be required depending on the substance. Goods in powdered form require Agriculture and Fisheries Departme
Greenland No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements
Grenada No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements Guadeloupe Prohibited
Guam No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements Guatemla Weight limited to 4 kgs and can only be shipped as a gift
Guinea Prohibited Guyana Import permit from the department of trade required of consignee if over 9 liters (2.5 gallons).
Haiti No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements Honduras No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements
Hong Kong Limited to commercial shipments consigned to businesses
Certificate from the Department of Health required of consignee
Import License required of consignee
Import Permit from the Health Department required of consignee
Hungary An original invoice is required of all shipments with a declared value.
Iceland Individual/personal shipments are not accepted
An Import License is required of consignee (commercial business)
India Vitamins, Herbs & Supplements in Powder Form - Prohibited
Vitamins, Herbs & Supplements in Liquid Form - Prohibited
Personal shipments must include the prescription statement from the doctor, the quantity must not exceed one month of medication, and description on IAWB (and invoice if required) should read "personal medication"
Commercial shipments are prohibited
Unregistered pharmaceutical products are prohibited
Commercial Invoice must state that the product contains antibiotics, drugs (narcotic) or alcohol. If containing alcohol the percentage of alcohol contents
Import Permit from Ministry of Health required of consignee. Must detail the chemical compound of the product on the Commercial Invoice
Proper marking, labeling, batch number and expiration date is required
Indonesia Vitamins, Herbs & Supplements in Liquid Form - Prohibited
Samples must be mutilated to be unfit for resale
Import Permit required of Consignee
Iraq Prohibited
Ireland Expect 4 to 5 days delay due to regulatory requirements
Viagra is prohibited
Israel Anti-Narcotics Committee under the Ministry of Health approval is required of consignee
Italy Declared value should be the nominal paper value of the ticket, not the purchase price of the ticket
Limited to shipments sent under BSO (Broker Selection Option)
Ivory Coast Prohibited
Jamaica A PSD Permit is required of the consignee. This permit must be secured prior to the arrival of the shipment. Japan Products packed in dry ice require a pre alert from the origin station. This pre alert must be made by fax and Email. The Email pre alert should be directed to NRT fax, and should contain the shipper, consignee, commodity, weight and the desired temperatu
Import License from the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare required of consignee for commercial shipments. Shipments for personal use, limited to a 1 month supply, do not require a license. Shipments for personal use, exceeding a 1 month supply require
Jordan Anti-Narcotics Committee under the Ministry of Health approval is required of consignee Kazakhstan Import Permit from the Ministry of Health required of consignee
Kenya Viagra is prohibited Korea (South) Vitamins are limited up to 6 bottles (packs) only
Expect 4 to 5 days delay due to regulatory requirements
Import Permit from the Ministry of Health required of consignee
Statement indicating reason for import required of consignee
Dehydrepiandrosterone commonly called DHEA is prohibited
All drugs and drug supplements including Viagra must have a complete description. These shipments will experience delays due to customs (FDA) inspection
Kuwait A certificate of approval required of consignee from the Ministry of Public Health Kyrgystan Prohibited
Laos No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements Latvia Import License required of consignee
Lebanon Form 8130-3 is required from shipper if applicable Lesotho Prohibited
Liberia Prohibited Libya Prohibited
Liechtenstein Commercial Invoice must state that the product contains antibiotics, drugs (narcotic) or alcohol. If containing alcohol the percentage of alcohol contents Lithuania No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements
Luxembourg Unregistered pharmaceutical products are prohibited
Viagra is prohibited
Macau Vitamins, Herbs & Supplements in Liquid Form - Prohibited
Vitamins, Herbs & Supplements in Powder Form - Prohibited
Macedonia Import Permit from the Ministry of Health required of consignee Madagascar Prohibited
Malawi No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements Malaysia An import permit/license from the Department of Agriculture is required and may be subjected to plant quarantine regulations (CITES)
Maldives, Rep of Products containing alcohol are prohibited, except if shipped IPBSO Mali No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements
Malta Certificate of analysis from the Ministry of Health, Import License and Free Sale certificate required of consignee Marshall Islands Import License required of consignee
Martinique No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements Mauritania No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements
Mauritius Prohibited Mexico Consignee is required to obtain a Sanitary Authorization Permit from the Department of Health (S.S.A.) for all items used for or that come in contact with humans (i.e. medicine, surgical equipment, etc.). Consignee must secure the permit prior to the arrival
All Health Certificates, Permits or registers must be obtained by the importer in Mexico from a Mexican Authority. This applies to foodstuff for human consumption, items in contact w/human skin, products from animals (milk, cheese, fish, etc), dried fruit
Micronesia Import License required of consignee Moldova Prohibited
Monaco Prohibited Mongolia Prohibited
Montserrat Prohibited Morocco Prohibited
Mozambique Prohibited Namibia Prohibited
Nepal Import License required of consignee Netherlands Viagra is prohibited
Prohibited for private individuals
New Caledonia Import Permit from the Ministry of Health required of consignee New Zeland No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements
Nicargua A quarantine permit from the Ministerio de Salud (Ministry of Health) is required of the consignee Niger Prohibited
Nigeria Vitamins, Herbs & Supplements in Liquid Form - Prohibited Northern Mariana Island Prohibited
Norway Prohibited Oman Import license required of consignee if other than samples
Pakistan Prohibited Palau Import License required of consignee
Palestine Autonomous Anti-Narcotics Committee under the Ministry of Health approval is required of consignee Panama Import Permit from the Ministry of Health required of consignee
Papua New Guinea Import License required of consignee
Unless shipped by R2XJ Investment Limited, Symmetry Products are prohibited
Paraguay Import Permit from the Ministry of Health required of consignee
Peru Limited to items for personal use
Commercial shipments require a Sanitary Register from the consignee
Philippines No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements
Poland Commercial invoice is required if transportantion charges plus value are over 150 EURO Portugal Prohibited
Puerto Rico No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements Qatar Prohibited
Reunion Prohibited Romania A certificate of Quality and Conformity is required of shipper
Russia/Moscow Prohibited Rwanda Prohibited
Saba No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements Saipan Prohibited
Samoa No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements Saudi Arabia Expected delays due to government analysis/inspection of shipments of goods in powdered form
Senegal Prohibited Serbia Prohibited
Seychelles Prohibited Singapore Anti-Narcotics Committee under the Ministry of Health approval is required of consignee
Slovak Republic The consignee must obtain an import permit from the Ministry of Health for all commercial shipments Slovenia Import License required of consignee
South Africa Import Permit from the Health Department required of consignee Spain Prohibited
Sri Lanka Import License required of consignee St Barthelemy Prohibited
St Eustatius No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements St Kitts & Nevis No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements
St Lucia Limited to 1 bottle/unit if in liquid form St Maarten No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements
St Vincent Prohibited Suriname No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements
Swaziland No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements Sweden Prohibited
Switzerland Commercial Invoice must state that the product contains antibiotics, drugs (narcotic) or alcohol. If containing alcohol the percentage of alcohol contents Syria Limited to items for personal use
Taiwan Vitamins, Dietary and Health Food Supplements are limited to 1200 tablets per shipment
Import License required of consignee
Import License from the National Health Administration required of consignee
Tanzania Prohibited
Thailand Import License from the Ministry of Health required of consignee. This permit should be secured prior to shipping to avoid delays
Import permit from the Department of Food and Drug required of consignee
Togo No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements
Tonga No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements Trinidad & Tobago Import Permit from the Ministry of Health required of consignee
Turks & Caicos Islands Vitamins, Herbs & Supplements in Powder Form - Prohibited Tunisia Import License and Import Permit from the Ministry of Health required of consignee
A doctors prescription must accompany all shipments
Turkey Import Permit from the Ministry of Health required of consignee
Import Permit from the Red Cross required of consignee
Uganda No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements
Ukraine Prohibited United Arab Emirates Municipality approval is required of consignee
United Kingdom Medicine for resale requires of consignee an Import License from the Home Office and/or Medicine Control Agency (Department of Health) Uruguay No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements
US Virgin Islands No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements Uzbekistan No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements
Vanuatu No Additional Document or Consignee Requirements Vezezuela Private shipments less than 100 USD are accepted
Subject to the specific classification of the drug, importer may be required to present Health Certificate. Expect delays if not available at time of import
Vietnam Subject to import license. an Import license is not required for personal use, if the maximum value of the shipment is $100 USD and each type of medicine does exceeded $30 USD Wallis & Futuna Island Prohibited
Yemen, Rep of Vitamins, Herbs & Supplements in Liquid Form - Prohibited
Herbs require a Phyosanitary Certificate to accompany the shipment
Zambia Vitamins, Herbs & Supplements in Powder Form - Prohibited
Vitamins, Herbs & Supplements in Liquid Form - Prohibited
Zimbabwe Vitamins, Herbs & Supplements in Powder Form - Prohibited
Vitamins, Herbs & Supplements in Liquid Form - Prohibited