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Japan to Kenya

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Prohibited or Restricted Commodities

In addition to the prohibited commodities listed here, it is prohibited to ship the following commodities to Kenya.

Kenya Airways (used by UPS to ship to and from Kenya) have advised there is a permanent embargo on all lithium batteries (including items that have lithium batteries within the commodity) being accepted to travel on small package service as Courier. This applies to all shipments, even if they are packed in accordance to groups 965, 966, 967, 968, 969 and 970. These have to be rebooked to move as Freight mode causing additional time in transit.
Commercial films are prohibited, but promotional and training films are accepted as non-document shipments.
The consignee must have a license from the Ministry of Defense.
Paper and Gummed Backed Labels
Kenya Airways (used by UPS to ship to and from Kenya) have an embargo on all Liquids being accepted to travel as Courier.
Category PI 965 of Lithium Ion Batteries-Lithium cells or battery only-cannot be forwarded with commercial carriers to Kenya.
Shipments of Lithium Metal Batteries are prohibited on Emirates Airlines flights which UPS uses to this destination country.

Alternative arrangements are in place, but expect transit delays if the normal planned flow of the package is via Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Time in Transit may be extended due to solution found.

Personal Effects cannot be shipped between these countries
Blank Stationery
Unused traveler's checks are prohibited, but used traveler's checks are accepted as a non-document shipment.

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