Prohibited Postal Items

We hereby inform you of what articles are prohibited from being mailed.


Articles prohibited from being mailed:

  • firearms, ammunition, blade weapons, articles intended for attack and defence (brass knuckles, stiletto, cans with paralysing fluid, etc.), soldier's equipment
  • drugs and psychotropic substances, devices for their use
  • pornographic materials
  • batteries and items that are powered by batteries
  • gasoline, kerosene, alcohol, poison, acid and other explosive, easily inflammable substances and articles
  • perishable foods
  • animals

In letter correspondence items (expect for registered items), it is prohibited to put in the following:

  • money
  • bearer securities
  • precious metals and jewellery

In addition to the aforementioned prohibitions, it is forbidden to place articles that are not allowed to be imported to the country of delivery and not allowed to be exported from Latvia in international postal items.

To learn more, check the Manual for Acceptance of International Postal Items or ask the employees of post offices.


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