The importation of the following goods into St Helena is prohibited or restricted and must be declared to HM Customs on arrival:

  • Controlled Drugs and utensils used therewith
  • Firearms and ammunition unless accompanied by a valid licence
  • Obscene item or pornographic literature, films, DVDs, video tapes or any form of electronic media
  • Honey, bees, unrefined beeswax, any other bee derived substance that may have been exposed to bee diseases, used bee keeping equipment
  • Sunflower seeds from any supplier
  • Monkeys
  • Psittacine birds (parrots, parakeets etc).

A licence is needed to bring in the following:

  • Fresh produce such as fruit and vegetables
  • Live plant and animal material such as pets or livestock

For further information, please contact us.

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