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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

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)
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
Magazines, periodicals, journals
Manuals, technical
Manuscripts
Maps
Music, printed or manuscript
Newspapers
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
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
Parts, machine & electronic
Personal effects
Plastic made products
Publication not for public resale
Publications for public resale
Ship spares
Tapes: audio cassettes
Tapes: computer
Tapes: video cassettes
Telecommunication equipment
Textile articles
Tobacco
Toys
X-ray machines
All other commodities are Non-Document in nature and should be accompanied by a DHL Waybill and an Invoice.