Things You Should Not Bring To Singapore

Travelers entering Singapore are hereby advised against bringing items that are currently classified as prohibited goods for import.

According to the Singapore Customs, the following items are prohibited for import and must not be brought into the country:

  • Chewing gum (excluding Health Sciences Authority approved oral dental and medicinal chewing gum)
  • Cigarette lighters – pistol/revolver shaped
  • Fire crackers Rhinoceros horn, worked, unworked or prepared and worked and powder of this product
  • Endangered species of wildlife and their by-products
  • Prohibited telecommunication equipment such as:
    • Scanning receivers
    • Military communication equipment
    • Telephone voice changing equipment
    • Radio-communication equipment operating in frequency bands 880-915 MHz, 925-960 MHz, 1900-1980 MHz and 2110-2170 MHz except cellular mobile phones or such other equipment approved by the Authority; and
    • Radio-communication jamming devices operating in any frequency band¬†Obscene articles, publications and video tapes or discs
    • Reproduction of copyright publications, software, video tapes, video compact discs, laser discs, records or cassettes
    • Seditious and treasonable materials
  • Chewing tobacco (Loose leaf chewing tobacco, Plug chewing tobacco, Twist chewing tobacco, Tobacco bits intended for chewing)
  • Imitation tobacco products (electronic cigarettes, vaporisers) and components of imitation tobacco products
  • Shisha
  • Smokeless cigars, smokeless cigarillos or smokeless cigarettes
  • Dissolvable tobacco or nicotine
  • Any product containing nicotine or tobacco that may be used topically for application, by implant or injected into any parts of the body
  • Any solution or substance, of which tobacco or nicotine is a constituent, that is intended to be used with an electronic nicotine delivery system or vaporizers
  • Nasal snuff
  • Oral snuff
  • Gutkha, khaini and zarda
  • Controlled drugs listed under 4th Schedule of Misuse of Drugs Regulation

Source: Singapore Customs

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