Remember to Check the Canadian List of Prohibited Goods to Avoid Trouble
17.11.2023

Remember to Check the Canadian List of Prohibited Goods to Avoid Trouble

Meest Canada is the trendiest method of delivering goods from Toronto, Hamilton, Ottawa, Calgary, Vancouver, and Montreal to countries in Europe, Asia, and Africa. Parcels arrive quickly and are easily tracked. Creating a shipment on the Meest Portal without spending much time on paperwork is enough for successful shipping. In this case, it is essential to remember the list of prohibited goods for Canada to avoid issues with customs clearance.

What Goods Are Prohibited for International Shipping to Canada?

Some goods are not allowed for transportation for various reasons. State and international laws govern the transportation of prohibited goods for different transport types. These regulations aim to prevent harm to individuals, assets, and the environment.

Meest Canada warns customers to keep the rules for trouble-free delivery. More detailed information about dangerous goods can be found on the Meest official website by clicking the destination country. In the meantime, check out the general list of prohibited goods.

List of Prohibited Items for Air Shipment 

Each country has its own rules that regulate imported and exported goods. Below, please familiarize yourself with the standard list of items that cannot be shipped by air. Please note that restrictions constantly change, and the company makes every effort to keep the information current.

  • Alcohol beverages.
  • Documentation.
  • Jewelry and antiques.
  • Money and credit cards.
  • Prohibited medications and narcotic substances.
  • Products that spoil quickly.
  • Weapon.
  • Aerosols and flammable substances.
  • Magnets.
  • Radioactive Material.
  • Animals & Animal Products.

Prohibited Goods to Ship by Sea

The list of prohibited goods differs slightly by different modes of transport. Heavy and commercial cargo, as well as goods that do not require fast delivery, can be shipped by sea, excluding the following items:

  • Firearms and ammunition.
  • Explosive, flammable, and other unpleasant substances.
  • Alcoholic beverages, drugs, and tobacco products.
  • Documentation.
  • Classified pages as national, historical, or artistic positions related to Ukrainian laws.
  • Perishable food products and seeds.

What Will Happen If My Package Contains a Prohibited Item?

The parcel will be returned to the sender if you send a prohibited item. Return shipping costs are covered by the sender. Prohibited goods may also be subject to sanctions following relevant generally accepted regulations.

Meest Canada makes every effort to transport your parcels quickly. Therefore, please first review the list of prohibited items for trouble-free shipment.

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