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DHL Express Import Guidelines: Myanmar

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

Prohibited Commodities for Myanmar

1.Material containing pictures of people in immodest attire - bikini or less
2.Material with politically sensitive content.
3.Inbound DOX and WPX undergo 100% physical check by customs and security authorities.

Antiques
Asbestos
Dangerous goods, haz. or comb. mats
Furs
Gambling devices
Ivory
Jewellery, costume
Military equipment
Money orders (NI)
Perishables
Playing cards
Pornography
Precious metals & stones

Shipments containing prohibited items will be confiscated.

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.)
Business cards
Cash letters (NI)
Catalogues
Charts/graphs
Cheques, blank (NI)
Cheques, cancelled (NI)
Cheques, cashier (NI)
Computer printouts
Credit card blanks (NI)
Credit cards (NI)
Deeds
Diplomatic mail
Documents, general business
Drawings, technical/architect/eng.
Invoices, blank
Invoices, not blank
Manuals, technical
Manuscripts
Maps
Music, printed or manuscript
Pamphlets
Passports
Personal mail
Photographs
Photos as part of business reports
Plans/drawings-arch/indust/eng. pur
Price lists
Ship manifest-computer generated
Shipping schedules
Transparencies
Visa applications

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

Alcoholic beverages
Animal products
Animal skins
Books: hardbk/paperbk non-comm. use
Calendars
Clocks/watches
Compact disc
Computer components & parts
Cosmetics
Diskettes
Drugs: non-prescription
Drugs: prescription
Fabrics & fabric samples
Films: 8mm, 16mm & 35mm
Films: entertainment
Films: promotional, training
Foodstuffs
Laser disc
Magazines, periodicals, journals
Newspapers
Parts, machine & electronic
Personal effects
Plastic made products
Publication not for public resale
Publications for public resale
Ship spares
Telecommunications equipment
Textile articles
Tobacco
Toys
All other commodities are Non-Document in nature and should be accompanied by a DHL Waybill and an Invoice.