What goods controlled and prohibited to import to Singapore
Singapore import controlled goods require proper authorization (advance notification, license or certificate approval) from Competent Authorities (CA) before they may be imported into Singapore. You are advised to check if the goods are controlled using the description of the goods, Harmonized System (HS) code or CA product code here. If the item is subject to control, you may check directly with the respective CAs on their licensing requirements.
Please refer to the table below for the list of prohibited goods that you are not allowed to bring to Singapore.
|Prohibited Goods||Competent Authority|
|Chewing gum (excluding Health Sciences Authority approved oral dental and medicinal chewing gum)||Singapore Customs|
|Pistol or revolver – shaped cigarette lighters||Arms & Explosives Division, General Licensing Division, Police Licensing & Regulatory Department, Singapore Police Force|
|Fire crackers||Arms & Explosives Division, General Licensing Division, Police Licensing & Regulatory Department, Singapore Police Force|
||National Parks Board|
(Examples of prohibited telecommunication equipment)
|Info-communications Media Development Authority of Singapore|
||Tobacco Regulation Branch, Health Sciences Authority|
|Controlled drugs listed under 4th Schedule of Misuse of Drugs Regulation||Health Products Regulation Group, Health Sciences Authority|