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DHL Express Import Guidelines: Libya

Shipping guidelines, standard prohibitions and restrictions to consider when sending express shipments to Libya.

Prohibited Commodities for Libya

All items offensive to the muslim culture or sensitive to the Middle East security situation are prohibited. These items include
Pork products
Religious publications/paraphernalia
Military uniforms.

Alcoholic beverages
Antiques
Asbestos
Dangerous goods, haz. or comb. mats
Deeds
Drugs: non-prescription
Drugs: prescription
Films: 8mm, 16mm & 35mm
Furs
Gambling devices
Ivory
Liquids, non-hazardous
Playing cards
Pornography
Precious metals & stones
Seeds

Shipping Commodities – What You Need to Know

Certain commodities are considered as “Non-Document” and need to be accompanied by an invoice and, in some cases, additional customs documentation. Other commodities are considered simply as a “Document” and only require a DHL Waybill to be completed. The following list explains what you need to do in order to ship various commodities.

Document Commodities (Require only DHL Waybill)

Advertising brochures/pamphlets
Airline tickets, blank stock (NI)
Airline tickets, issued/validated
Annual reports
Artwork inc.drawings/proofs/layouts
Blank forms
Blueprints
Booklets, brochures (non-adv.)
Books: hardbk/paperbk non-comm. use
Business cards
Cash letters (NI)
Cheques, cancelled (NI)
Cheques, cashier (NI)
Computer printouts
Credit card blanks (NI)
Credit cards (NI)
Documents, general business
Invoices, not blank
Manuscripts
Music, printed or manuscript
Newspapers
Pamphlets
Passports
Personal mail
Photographs
Photos as part of business reports
Price lists
Price tickets for garments
Ship manifest-computer generated
Shipping schedules
Visa applications

Commodities where you should contact your local Customer Service advisor to clarify shipping requirements

Calendars
Electronic equipment
Films: promotional, training
Foodstuffs
Publications for public resale
All other commodities are Non-Document in nature and should be accompanied by a DHL Waybill and an Invoice.