Items that are restricted/prohibited to ship via BotswanaPost.
All aerosols are prohibited (Hair Spray, Deodorant, etc.)
Any Other Shipment Prohibited by Law
The transportation, exportation or importation of which is prohibited by any law, statute or regulation, any commodity which has a UN number (IATA) can’t be moved on a courier network.
Any collectible painting, Sculpture or other work of Art Antiques.
Aluminum chloride, Caustic soda, Corrosive cleaning ﬂuid, Corrosive rust remover/preventative, Corrosive paint remover, Acid (Hydrochloric acid, Nitric acid, Sulphuric acid, etc.) Substances which can cause severe damage by chemical action to living tissue, other freight, or the means of transport. All corrosive substances are prohibited.
Fake/Counterfeit goods are not allowed to be shipped out to other countries.
Cocaine, Cannabis Resin, LSD and Narcotics, Morphine and Opium, Psychotropic substances, Prescription drugs sent for medical or scientiﬁc purposes.
Ammunition, Firearms (including parts), Blasting caps, Christmas cracker snaps, Party poppers, Theatrical ﬂares, Fireworks (Skyrockets, Sparklers, Crackers), Flares, Fuses, Ignites, Nitro-glycerine, Any chemical compound, mixture or device capable of producing an explosive pyrotechnic effect, with substantial instantaneous release of heat and gas. All explosives are prohibited.
Alcohol, Perfume, Acetone, Benzene, Kerosene, Motor fuels, Battery ﬂuid, Gasoline, Lighter fuel, Cleaning compounds (Bleach, Disinfectants, Laundry detergents, Oven cleaners, etc.), Nail Polish, Paint thinners and removers, Petroleum, Adhesive products (Glue, Silicone, etc.) Turpentine, Solvents, Liquids, mixtures of liquids, or liquids containing solids in solution or suspension which give off a ﬂammable vapor, etc.
Calcium carbide, Cellulose nitrate products, matches (any type including safety), Metallic magnesium, Nitro-cellulose based ﬁlm, Phosphorous, Potassium, Sodium, Charcoal, Flint lighters, Hydride, Zinc powder, Zirconium hydride, Substances liable to spontaneous combustion. Substances which in contact with water, emit ﬂammable gases. Solid materials which are liable to cause ﬁre by friction, absorption of water, spontaneous chemical changes, or retained heat from manufacturing or processing, or which can be readily ignited and burn vigorously.
Ceramics, Lighting (ﬂuorescent tubes, neon lighting, x-ray tubes, light bulbs, etc.) Musical instruments, Plaster items (ﬁbred clay)
Lottery Tickets, Gambling Devices
Gases Compressed, Liquefied or Dissolved Under Pressure
All ﬂammable compressed gases are prohibited (Blowlamps, Butane, Cigarette lighters), Ethane, Gas cylinders (Camping gas cylinders full or empty) Ammonia products, Hydrogen, Methane, Propane, etc. Permanent gases, which cannot be liqueﬁed at ambient temperatures; liqueﬁed gases, which can become liquid under pressure at ambient temperatures; dissolved gases, which are dissolved under pressure in a solvent.
Fossils, Jewels, Stones or stoneware, Marble or any stone derivative.
Asbestos, Dry ice (solid carbon dioxide), Magnetized material, Toner (Photocopier), etc.
Bullion, Money, Fake/Dummy/Collectable Cash, Payment Cards, Cheques, Travellers Cheques.
Dye, Bromates, Chlorates, Components of ﬁberglass repair kits, Nitrates, Perchlorates, Permanganates, Peroxides, Fertilizers, Weed killers, Insecticides, etc. Though not necessarily combustible themselves, these substances may cause or contribute to combustion of other substances. They may also be liable to explosive decomposition, react dangerously with other substances, and be injurious to health. All oxidizing substances and organic peroxides are prohibited.
Badly Packaged. Wet or leaking Parcels, Parcels emitting odour of any kind.
Foodstuffs, Perishable Food Articles, Beverages requiring refrigeration or other environmental control.
Plants and Plant material.
Foul or disgusting Material, Pornography and/or obscene Material, Any unsolicited Indecent Item or representation of any kind.
Fissile material (Uranium 235, etc.) Radioactive waste material, Thorium or Uranium ores, etc. All material and samples that are classiﬁed as radioactive as in the International Civil Aviation Organization’s Technical Instructions are prohibited.
Human and animal remains, Ashes.
Guns and Gun Accessories, Toy Weapons, Paint Ball Guns and BB guns, Antique weapons, Knives and Swords, Fake grenades, Items that could be used as weapons, etc.
Cigarettes, Cigars, Electronic Cigarettes, Tobacco, E-Cigarette concentrates, etc.
Toxic and Infectious Substances
Arsenic, Beryllium, Cyanide, Fluorine, Hydrogen Solenoid, Mercury, Mercury salts, Mustard gas, Nitrobenzene, Nitrogen dioxide, Pesticides, Poisons Rat poison, Ebola, Foot and mouth disease, Environmental, clinical and medical waste. Substances liable to cause death or injury if swallowed or inhaled, or by skin contact. All toxic substances are prohibited.