Israel

Letter mail
Parcel
EMS
Prohibited articles list
Additional requests
 
Weight / size limit admitted:
üPostcard – maximum weight 20g.  maximum size - 240X340mmmaximum thickness – 5mm
üLetter – maxsimum weight 250gmaximum size - 240X340mmmaximum thickness: 5mm.
üSmall packets – maxsimum weight 2kgmaximum size - 240X340mmmaximum thickness: 50mm.
üM bag – maxsimum weight 30kg. maximum height - 80cmmaximum circumference -120cm.
 
Insured* letters admitted – no;
Maximum insured value – 
 
On-line tracking provided – yes;
 
Payments for inbound items in case, when content is a goods:
ü Customs clearance fee -
ü Threshold level below which items are free of customs duties and other taxes - $75;
 
Numbers of customs declarations required for inbound letter – 1;
Languages in which customs declarations must be completed – Arabic, English, French, Hebrew;
 
Delivery charge for small packets exceeding 500 g 
 
Period of retention for letters – 1 month;
 
 
Web site address of postal administration – www.israelpost.co.il
 
*Insured Parcel–Type of Registered Parcel,  which is insured at cost declared by the sender. Insured value should not be more than the actual cost of the package content and should not exceed 10 000 GEL.

 

**Custom declaration for letter post is required only in case, when content is a goods.

 
Weight / size limit admitted:
ü Max weight – 20 kg
ü Max size - 1,05m X 1,05m X 1,05m (or 2m length & greatest circumference);
 
Insured* parcels admitted – no;
Maximum insured value -
 
On-line tracking provided – yes;
 
Numbers of customs declarations required for inbound parcels – 1;
Languages in which customs declarations must be completed – French, English, Hebrew, Arabic;
 
 
Payments for inbound parcels:
ü Customs clearance fee -
ü Threshold level below which parcels are free of customs duties and other taxes - $75;
 
 
To customers’ address:
ü Free – no;
ü Paid service – yes;
 
 
Period of retention for parcels:
ü Min – 1 month;
ü Max – 2 months;
 
Web site address of postal administration – www.israelpost.co.il
 
 
 
*Insured Parcel–Type of Registered Parcel,  which is insured at cost declared by the sender. Insured value should not be more than the actual cost of the package content and should not exceed 10 000 GEL.
 

  

Weight / size limit admitted:
ü Max weight – 20 kg
ü Max size - 1,05m X 1,05m X 1,05m (or 2m length & greatest circumference);
 
 
Maximum insured value:
 for documents: 4000 GEL
 for merchandise: 10 000 GEL
 
Numbers of customs declarations required for inbound EMS – 1;
Languages in which customs declarations must be completed – English;
 
Payments for inbound parcels:
ü Customs clearance fee - 35 ILS / 110 ILS;
ü Threshold level below which parcels are free of customs duties and other taxes:
For private customers - 270 ILS / 50 SDR;
For business customers - 4 ILS / 1 SDR;
 
How many attempts at delivery are made: 2
 
Period of retention for EMS items: 15 days;
 
Coverage: entire territory
 
Days of the week on which EMS items are delivered: 1/2/3/4/7
 
EMS item delivery to P.O. Box: Yes
 
National holidays on which EMS items are not delivered: 20,21,22,23 March, 9,19-26,28 April, 8-11 May, 8-10 June, 27-30 September, 1,8-10,13-21 October
 
Web site address of postal administration – www.israelpost.co.il/postshirut.nsf/misparide/400?opendocument&L=EN
 
 
*SDR–Monetary unit (Special Drawing Rights) created by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) - The value of the SDR in terms of the US dollar is determined daily based on exchange rates quoted at noon each day in the London market and posted on the IMF’s 
 
The amount of insurance paid by the customer should not exceed the actual value of the contents of the parcel

Definition of Terms

 

 

·        Prohibited items – items whose import into the country is prohibited.    

·        Items admitted conditionally – items whose importation into the country is allowed with the term if a document issued by the relevant authorities of the exporting country is presented.    

·        Items admitted without conditions – items whose import into the country is allowed.    

 

Detailed information on the HS codes and their titles can be found on the Revenue Service web-page (http://www.rs.ge/4509) or at the following address: http://www.foreign-trade.com/reference/hscode.htm

 

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The below information is based upon the official source of Israel

 
ParI:
List of articles prohibited as imports (or in transit) or admitted conditionally
 
Section I
 
Live animals; animal products
 
Chapter 1
 
 
Live animals
Heading
HS Code
 Prohibitearticles
01.01-06
 
Live animalexcept bees.
 
 
 Articles admitted conditionally
01.06
 
Bees. See Part II, § 2.1.
 
Chapter 2
 
 
Meat and edible meat offal
Heading
HS Code
 Articles admitted conditionally
02.10
 
Meat. See Part II, § 2.1.
 
Chapter 3
 
 
Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and otheaquatic invertebrates
Heading
HS Code
 Prohibitearticles
03.01-02
 
Fresh fish exuding a foul odor or decomposing easily.
03.04
 
 
03.06
 
 
03.07
 
 
 
 
 Articles admitted conditionally
 
 
Fish. See Part II, § 2.1.
 
Chapter 4
 
 
Dairy produce; birds' eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewherespecified oincluded
Heading
HS Code
 Prohibitearticles
04.01
 
Dairproductother than canned milpowder.
04.03-06
 
 
 
 
 Articles admitted conditionally
 
 
Canned milpowder isubject to thGeneral Provisionfor food productin Part II.
04.07
 
Fowl'eggin shell must bear the name of the countrof origin.
 
 
Fecundated birdseggs. See Part II, § 2.1.
 
Chapter 5
 
 
Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included
Heading
HS Code
 Articles admitted conditionally
05.02-03
 
Importation isubject to veterinarinspection.
05.05-08
 
 
05.11
0511.10
Bull'semewith approval of thveterinarserviceof thMinistrof Agriculture.
Section II
 
Vegetable products
 
Chapter 6
 
 
Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage
Heading
HS Code
 Prohibitearticles
06.01-02
 
Cotton plants.
06.01-04
 
Tropical or sub-tropical plantand trees.
 
 
 Articles admitted conditionally
06.03-04
 
Branches, roots, leaves, cut flowerand plant parts. See Part II, § 2.2.

 
 
Chapter 7                     Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers
Heading         HS Code            Prohibitearticles
07.01-09                        Vegetableexuding a foul odor or decomposing easily.
 
07.03        0703.10-11  Oinions, garlic.
 
07.09                             Tropical or sub-tropical fresvegetables.
 Articles admitted conditionally
07.01                             Potatoes. See Part II, § 2.2.
 
 
Chapter 8                     Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons
Heading         HS Code            Prohibitearticles
08.03-10                        Fruitexuding a foul odor or decomposing easilyTropical or sub-tropical fresh fruits.
 Articles admitted conditionally
08.01-10                        Fresh and dried fruits. Nuts. See Part II, § 2.2.
 
 
Chapter 9                     Coffee, tea, maté and spices
Heading         HS Code            Articles admitted conditionally
09.10                               Spiceuto a weigho0.kpespiceAimporlicensis required foquantitieabove this amount.
 
 
Chapte10                   Cereals
Heading         HS Code            Articles admitted conditionally
10.08                             Buckwheat. See Part II, § 2.2.
 
 
Chapter 11                   Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 12                   Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder
Heading         HS Code            Articles admitted conditionally
12.07        1207.20       Industrial cotton seeds. See Part II, § 2.2.
 
12.11                             Dangeroudrugs. See Part II, § 2.6.
 
12.13-14                        Straand hay. See Part II, § 2.2.
 
 
Chapte13                   Lacgums, resins and othevegetable saps and extracts
Heading         HS Code            Articles admitted conditionally
13.01-02                        Dangeroudrugs. See Part II, § 2.6.
 
 
Chapter 14                   Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included
Nil.
 
 
Section III                     Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products; prepared edible fats; animal ovegetablwaxes
 
Chapter 15                   (Sole chapter)
Heading         HS Code            Prohibitearticles
15.17        1517.10       Margarine or fatcontaining more than 10% butter fat.
 Articles admitted conditionally
15.21                             Waxes. See Part II, § 2.3.

 
 
 
Section IV                     Prepared foodstuffs; beverages, spirits and vinegar; tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes
 
Chapte16                   Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs ootheaquatic invertebrates
Heading         HS Code            Prohibitearticles
16.01-05                        Food productcontaining cyclamate.
 Articles admitted conditionally
Meat and fish products. See Part II, § 2.1.
 
 
Chapter 17                   Sugars and sugar confectionery
Heading         HS Code            Prohibitearticles
17.01-04                        Food productcontaining cyclamate.
 
 
Chapter 18                   Cocoa and cocoa preparations
Heading         HS Code            Prohibitearticles
18.01-06                        Food productcontaining cyclamate.
 
 
Chapter 19                   Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; pastrycooks' products
Heading         HS Code            Prohibitearticles
19.01-05                        Food productcontaining cyclamate.
 
 
Chapter 20                   Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants
Heading         HS Code            Prohibitearticles
20.01-09                        Food productcontaining cyclamate.
 
2009.60       Grape juice bearing a geographical name other than itarea of origin.
 Articles admitted conditionally
20.08                             Nuts. See Part II, § 2.2.
 
 
Chapter 21                   Miscellaneous edible preparations
Heading         HS Code            Prohibitearticles
21.01-06                        Food productcontaining cyclamate.
 Articles admitted conditionally
2106.90       Vitaminsmineralanfooadditivein thisectiout100 g peiteor 1 packagoeacitem.
Quantitieabove require an import license.
 
 
Chapte22                   Beverages, spirits anvinegar
Heading         HS Code            Prohibitearticles
22.04                             Wine anwine productbearing a geographical name other than itarea of origin.
 Articles admitted conditionally
22.04                             Wineand spirits. See Part II, § 2.4.
22.08
 
22.07        2207.20       Denatured alcohols. See Part II, § 2.4.
 
22.08        2208.30       Whisky. See Part II, § 2.4.
 
 
Chapter 23                   Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal fodder
Heading         HS Code            Articles admitted conditionally
23.01        2301.10       Flour and palletof meat. See Part II, § 2.5.
 
23.09                             Preparationused in animal feeding. See Part II, § 2.5.
 
 
Chapter 24                   Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes
Nil.

 
 
 
Section V                      Mineral products
 
Chapter 25                   Salt; sulphur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement
Heading         HS Code            Prohibitearticles
25.05                             Sand.
 
25.08                             Earth.
 
 
Chapte26                   Ores, slag and ash
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 27                   Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances;
minerawaxes
Nil.
 
 
Section VI                     Products of the chemical or allied industries
 
Chapter 28                   Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals, of radioactive elements or of isotopes
Nil.
 
 
Chapte29                   Organic chemicals
Heading         HS Code            Articles admitted conditionally
29.05                             Dangeroudrugs. See Part II, § 2.6.
29.21-22
29.24-25
29.32-34
29.39
 
 
Chapter 30                   Pharmaceutical products
Heading         HS Code            Articles admitted conditionally
30.01-02                        Microorganisms, cultureof fungiviruseand microbes. See Part II, § 2.6.
 
30.03-04                        Medicinemabe importewith a medical prescription and against a declaration frothe recipient.
 
 
Chapte31                   Fertilisers
Heading         HS Code            Prohibitearticles
31.01                             Organic fertilizerand compost.
 
 
Chapter 32                   Tanning or dyeing extracts; tannins and their derivatives; dyes, pigments and other colouring matter; paints and varnishes; putty and other mastics; inks
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 33                   Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 34                   Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, preparewaxes, polishing oscouring preparations,candles and similaarticles, modelling pastes, "dentawaxesand dental preparationwith a basis of plaster
Nil.
 
 
Chapte35                   Albuminoidal substancesmodified starchesgluesenzymes
Nil.

 
 
Chapter 36                   Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations
Heading         HS Code            Prohibitearticles
36.05                             Matchemade owhite oyellophosphore.
 
 
Chapter 37                   Photographic or cinematographic goods
Heading         HS Code            Prohibitearticles
37.06                             Indecent films.
 Articles admitted conditionally
Cinematographic filmwith the approval of the InterioMinistry Censorship Committee.
 
 
Chapter 38                   Miscellaneous chemical products
Heading         HS Code            Prohibitearticles
38.08                             Insecticidewhich leave an active layer on the treated surface.
 Articles admitted conditionally
Insecticides. See Part II, § 2.7.
 
 
Section VII                    Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof
 
Chapte39                   Plastics and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 40                   Rubber and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Section VIII                   Raw hides and skins, leather, furskins and articles thereofsaddlery and harnesstravel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut(other than silk-worm gut)
 
Chapter 41                   Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather
Heading         HS Code            Articles admitted conditionally
41.01-03                        Hideand skins. See Part II, § 2.8.
 
 
Chapte42                   Articles of leather; saddlery and harnesstravel goods, handbags and similacontainers;
articles of animal gut (other than silk-worm gut)
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 43                   Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof
Heading         HS Code            Articles admitted conditionally
43.01                             Furs. See Part II, § 2.8.
 
 
Section IX                     Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal; cork and articles of cork; manufactures of strawof esparto oof other plaiting materials; basketware andwickerwork
 
Chapter 44                   Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal
Heading         HS Code            Prohibitearticles
44.21                             Used beehiveand material for breeding bees.
 
 
Chapte45                   Cork and articles of cork
Nil.

 
 
Chapter 46                   Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork
Nil.
 
 
Section X                      Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard;
paper and paperboard and articles thereof
 
Chapter 47                   Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard
Nil.
 
 
Chapte48                   Papeand paperboard; articles of papepulp, of paper or of paperboard
Heading         HS Code            Prohibitearticles
48.20                             Used beehiveand material for breeding bees.
 
 
Chapter 49                   Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans
Heading         HS Code            Prohibitearticles
49.07                             Counterfeit or imitation bannotes, coinor postage stamps.
 
49.11                               Indecenpublicationopaintings. Blanforms thacabuseaainvoiceLotterticketand documentadvertising lotteries.
 
 
Section XI                     Textiles and textile articles
 
Chapter 50                   Silk
Nil.
 
 
Chapte51                   Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehaiyarn anwoven fabric
Heading         HS Code            Articles admitted conditionally
51.01-05                        Wool. See part II, § 2.9.
 
 
Chapter 52                   Cotton
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 53                   Other vegetable textile fibres; paper yarn and woven fabrics of paper yarn
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 54                   Man-made filaments
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 55                   Man-made staple fibres
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 56                   Wadding, felt and non-wovens; special yarns; twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 57                   Carpets and other textile floor coverings
Nil.
 
 
Chapte58                   Speciawoven fabricstufted textile fabricslacetapestriestrimmingsembroidery
Nil.

 
 
Chapte59                    Impregnated, coatedcovered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use
Nil.
 
 
Chapte60                    Knitted or crocheted fabrics
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 61                    Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 62                    Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 63                    Other made-up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags
Heading         HS Code            Prohibited articles
63.05                             Used sacks for packing plant products.
 Articles admitted conditionally
63.09                             Used clothing for commercial purposes with auhorization of the Ministry of Health.
 
 
Section XII                    Footwear, headgear, umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof; prepared feathers and articles made therewith; artificial flowers; articles of human hair
 
Chapte64                    Footwear, gaiterand the like; parts of sucarticles
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 65                    Headgear and parts thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 66                    Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 67                    Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair
Nil.
 
 
Section XIII                   Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials; ceramic products; glass and glassware
 
Chapter 68                    Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials
Nil.
 
 
Chapte69                    Ceramic products
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 70                    Glass and glassware
Heading         HS Code            Articles admitted conditionally
70.17         7017.90       Distillery and parts thereof under license of the Ministry of Trade.

 
 
 
Section XIV                   Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewellery; coin
 
Chapter 71                    (Sole chaper)
Heading         HS Code            Prohibited articles
71.02-03                        Precious stones, whether manufactured or not. See Part II, § 2.12.
 
 
Section XV                    Base metals and articles of base metal
 
Chapter 72                    Iron and steel
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 73                    Articles of iron or steel
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 74                    Copper and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 75                    Nickel and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 76                    Aluminium and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 77                    (Reserved for possible future use in the Harmonized System)
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 78                    Lead and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 79                    Zinc and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 80                    Tin and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 81                    Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 82                    Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal
Heading         HS Code            Prohibited articles
82.11                             Flick knives. Sharp knives with a blade exceeding 10 cm length.
 Articles admitted conditionally
82.12                             Razor blades. See Part II, § 2.10.
 
 
Chapter 83                    Miscellaneous articles of base metal
Nil.

 
 
 
Section XVI                   Machinery and mechanical appliances; electrical equipment; parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders andreproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles
 
Chapter 84                    Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof
Heading         HS Code            Articles admitted conditionally
84.19         8419.40       Distillery and parts thereof with license from the Ministry of Trade.
 
84.71                             Encoding devices. See Part II, § 2.11.
 
 
Chapte85                    Electrical machinery and equipmenand parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers; television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles
Heading         HS Code            Prohibited articles
85.12                             Receivers for detection of police radars.
 Articles admitted conditionally
85.25-27                        Cordless phones. Radio and telephone transmitters and receivers. See Part II, § 2.11.
 
 
Section XVII                  Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment
 
Chapter 86                    Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (includingelectro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 87                    Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling-stock, and parts and accessories thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 88                    Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 89                    Ships, boats and floating structures
Nil.
 
 
Section XVIII                 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; clocks and watches; musical instruments; parts and accessories thereof
 
Chapter 90                    Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 91                    Clocks and watches and parts thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 92                    Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles
Nil.

 
 
 
Section XIX                   Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof
 
Chapter 93                    (Sole chapter)
Heading         HS Code            Prohibited articles
93.07                             Swords and similar items with sharp blades.
 Articles admitted conditionally
93.02-03                        Firearms and ammunition. See Part II, § 2.13.
 
93.04                             Tear gas with the authorization of the police authorities.
 
 
Section XX                    Miscellaneous manufactured articles
 
Chapter 94                    Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included;illuminated signs, illuminated name-plates and the like; prefabricated buildings
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 95                    Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof
Heading         HS Code            Prohibited articles
95.03-06                        Dangerous toys.
 
95.04                             Games based on chance and parts thereof.
95.08
 
 
Chapter 96                    Miscellaneous manufactured articles
Nil.
 
 
Section XXI                   Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques
 
Chapter 97                    (Sole chapter)
Heading         HS Code            Prohibited articles
97.01                             Indecent works of art.
97.04

 
 
Part II:
Conditions of admission of articles imported or in transit
 

2.1  Animals ananimal products
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2.2  Fruits, vegetableand all agricultural products

2.1.1 Bees:
 
Importation of bees is permitted with a certificate of the relevant authority in the country of origin attesting that the beehives from which the bees were taken have been inspected within 60 days before their despatch and that they are free of any disease.
 
An authorization of the Ministry of Agriculture is also required.
 
2.1.2 Meat, fish, meat and fish products:
 
Fresh and frozen meat are admitted for import under permit from the Israeli Ministry of Agriculture and a certificate issued by the competent authority in the country of origin attesting that veterinary control was carried out.
 
Meat products, fish and fish products, can be admitted as commercial samples only, under a permit from  the  Israeli Food Control  Administration and based on certificates issued by thecompetent authority in the country of origin that the food is fit for human consumption.
 
This restriction does not apply to canned products for which apply the general provisions above.
 
2.1.3 Fecundated birds’ eggs:
 
Fecundated birds’ eggs are permitted for import with an authorization of the veterinary services of the Israeli Ministry of Agriculture and advance notification of the veterinary services three daysbefore arrival.
 
General provisions concerning food products:
 
Food products may be imported without an import license in quantities up to 15 kg, but not more than
3 kg per item. A license is required for quantities above this amount.
 
Potatoes not originating from Europe are subject to an authorization of the Ministry of Agriculture.
 
Dried fruits and vegetables not originating from Europe or the USA are subject to an authorization of the Ministry of Agriculture.
 
Branches, roots, leaves, cut flowers and plant parts, straw and hay, industrial cotton seeds, nuts of all kind are subject to an authorization of the Ministry of Agriculture.
 
Fresh fruits and vegetables, onions and garlic not originating from tropical or subtropical areas are subject to an authorization of the Ministry of Agriculture.
 
Buckwheat may be imported with a quarantine certificate of the Israeli Ministry of Health stating that the buckwheat is free of poisonous weed.

 
2.3  Waxes                    Beeswax and other kinds of waxes may be imported with the authorization of the relevant authorities at the Israeli Ministry of Agriculture and the Veterinary Services ofthe Ministry of Health.

 
2.4  Beverages, alcoholic fluids
 
 
 
 
 
 
2.5  Preparations of food
 
 
 
 
2.6  Drugs and pharmaceutical products

Wines and spirits must bear a label stating the name, quantity, degree of alcohol and country of origin, manufacturing or filling of the item.
 
Whisky must be accompanied by a certificate from the exporter stating the year of manufacturing and that the whisky has been stored no less than three years.
 
Denatured alcohol must be accompanied by a certificate of the manufacturer stating the ingredients and the method used for denaturing.
 
Flour and pallets of meat are authorized for import with a certificate from the veterinary services in the country of origin that the items are free of disease and with the approval of the veterinary services at the Israeli Ministry of Agriculture.
 
Preparations used in animal feeding are authorized for import with a certificate from the veterinary services at the Ministry of Agriculture.
 
Dangerous drugs may be imported with a certificate of the relevant authorities in the country of origin, an import license, and the approval of the Israeli Ministry of Health.
 
Microorganisms, cultures of fungi, viruses and microbes may be imported with the authorization of the veterinary services of the Ministry of Agriculture.

 
2.7  Insecticides          Insecticides are permitted for import in liquid if they include at least 50% DDT or in powder if they include more than 10% DDT.
 
The  accompanying  label  must  show  the  name  of  the  manufacturer,  the  quantity  of  DDT  and instructions for use.

 
 
2.8  Furs and skins     Hides, skins and furs are permitted for import with a certificate of the veterinary services in the country of origin that the animals were free of disease and under veterinarycontrol, and an authorization of the veterinary services of the Israeli Ministry of Agriculture.
 
The certificate must show that the items have been disinfected in the manner prescribed by the veterinary services of the Israeli Ministry of Agriculture.
 
2.9  Wool                      Wool and wool products may be imported with a certificate from the veterinary services in the country of origin that the items are free of disease and need the approval ofthe veterinary services of the Israeli Ministry of Agriculture.
 
2.10  Razor blades       Razor blades must be wrapped in closed packages including at least two but no more than ten blades.

 
2.11  Electronic equipment
 
 
2.12  Precious stones

Cordless phones, radio and telephone transmitters and receivers, radars are subject to approval from the Ministry of Telecommunications.
 
Encoding devices are subject to prior approval from the military authorities.
 
The other articles specified in article 25.5 of the Universal Postal Convention may be sent in a closed envelope as registered items only, provided this is permitted by the internal legislation of the country of origin.

 
2.12  Arms                    Firearms and munitions may be imported only with an import license and a permit to carry firearms.

 
 
ParIII:
Special provisions, Customs and other
 

Miscellaneous
Customs provisions

Itemimported in Israel are subject to Customduties (Customs tax, VAT, etc).
 
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All items containing goods sent to Israel should include, whenever possible, the addressee's mobile telephone number