Prohibited articles list
The limits of weight/size for the Letter Mail
- PostCard: maximum weight 20g. maximum size - 240X340mm; maximum thickness – 5mm.
- Letter: maxsimum weight 250g. maximum size - 240X340mm; maximum thickness: 5mm.
- Small package: maxsimum weight 2kg. maximum size - 240X340mm; maximum thickness: 50mm.
- M Bag: maxsimum weight 30kg. maximum height - 80cm; maximum circumference -120cm.
Requered quantity of Customs declarations (CN23): 2
If it’s possible to send insured* Letter Post: No
Maximum insurance coverage: 0
*Insured Letter mail –Type of Registered letter, Small package which is insured at cost declared by the sender.
Insured value should not be more than the actual cost of the package content and should not exceed 10 000 GEL.
The limits of weight/size for the Parcel: Parcel shall be admitted up to a maximum weight of 20 kilograms.
In addition, Parcel shall not normally exceed 1.05 meters for any one dimension or three meters
for the sum of the length and the greatest circumference measured in a direction other than length.
If it’s possible to send insured* Parcel: No
Maximum insurance coverage: 0
Requered quantity of Customs declarations: 2
*Insured Parcel–Type of Registered Parcel, which is insured at cost declared by the sender. Insured value should not be more than the actual cost of the package content and should not exceed 10 000 GEL.
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List of articles prohibited as imports (or in transit) or admitted conditionally to the
Sultanate of Oman
1 Arms and ammunition.
2 Toy arms and pistols as well as other materials that can easily be converted into lethal weapons.
3 Bladed arms and other materials designed or made so as to disguise their true nature and which can be used or con- verted, like knives, swords or any other article able to causewounds.
4 Clubs and rifles whatever their design, if this disguises their true nature as clubs or rifles.
5 Fireworks and ammunition containing a quantity of explosives.
6 Alcoholic beverages and beer.
7 Radio sets, transmitters and receivers and wireless telegraphy sets.
8 Printed matter, drawings, books, cards, printing plates, magnetic tapes, discs, films, CDs, pornographic toys and dolls as well as other articles prejudicial to good morals.
9 Any newspaper, circular, poster, book or photograph containing subjects likely to incite to the commission of violent acts against the government.
10 Receipts or counterfoils of bills as well as any other identical blank or incomplete document.
11 Banknotes or counterfeit coin.
12 Cotton or silk cloth as well as other cloth with designs representing coins, bank notes, securities of the Oman government or of other governments.
13 All kinds of narcotics, materials, tools or products declared to be hazardous at the International Conference on Opium and
14 Hemp (Cannabis Sativa), the leaves, flowers, seeds, stalks or any part of this plant.
15 Crude or refined opium.
16 Chrysanthemums, the leaves, flowers, seeds, stalks or any part of these plants.
17 Any other material prohibited as an import by virtue of a law or any other decisions, i.e.:
– guns for underwater fishing;
– crude resin;
– clothing identical to military uniforms;
– women's underwear on which verses of the Koran are written;
– clothing bearing advertising for alcoholic beverages;
– clothing bearing photographs of famous people and flags of other countries;
– footballs and balls for other games bearing the flag of the Sultanate of Oman, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia or Israeli flags;
– products bearing Israeli emblems of flags;
– Omani headdress bearing a crown and dagger or any other inscription or letter (except figures) or any other design contrary to the usages and traditions of Oman;
– nylon nets;
– anything that could undermine Islam;
– calcium-based medicaments and pharmaceutical preparations;
– truncheons resembling the official truncheons of police officials;
– merchandise bearing advertising designed to promote cigarettes;
– used tyres;
– tyres and footwear bearing the word "Allah";
– goods bearing the emblem of Nazism;
– clothing or electric lamps on which are printed the monotheistic profession of faith or the name of "Allah";
– fireworks, explosives, (toy) arms and pistols for children;
– the emblem of the Sultanate of Oman;
– covers for spare wheels bearing photographs, inscritpions or designs contrary to good taste or incompatible with the usages and customs in Oman;
– certain kinds of sweets and chewing gum in the form of capsules, cream or cigarettes;
– electronically guided aircraft and parts thereof and training aircraft;
– the medical solution called Riccules Solution;
– all ministerial or administrative decisions promulgated concerning the prohibition of a particular substance or product.
There are other goods which come under a temporary prohibition by virtue of decisions taken by the governmental authorities, or whose import requires authorization or compliance with certainspecific formalities.