Thailand

Letter mail
Parcel
EMS
Prohibited articles list
 
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 – yes;
Maximum insured value – 1000 SDR**;
 
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 - 1,500 THB / $42.41;
 
Numbers of customs declarations required for inbound letter – 1;
Languages in which customs declarations must be completed – English;
 
Delivery charge for small packets exceeding 500 g – 0.14 SDR;
 
Period of retention for letters – 2 months;
 
 
Web site address of postal administration – www.thailandpost.co.th
 
*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.

**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 

 
***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 – yes;
Maximum insured value - 1000 SDR**;
 
On-line tracking provided – yes;
 
Numbers of customs declarations required for inbound parcels – 1;
Languages in which customs declarations must be completed – English;
 
 
Payments for inbound parcels:
ü Customs clearance fee - 
ü Threshold level below which parcels are free of customs duties and other taxes - 1,500 THB / $42.41;
 
 
To customers’ address:
ü Free – yes;
ü Paid service – no;
 
 
Period of retention for parcels:
ü Min – 30 days;
ü Max – 
 
Web site address of postal administration – www.thailandpost.com
 
 
 
*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.
 
**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 
 
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 – 5;
Languages in which customs declarations must be completed – English;
 
Payments for inbound parcels:
ü Customs clearance fee - 20 THB / 0.4349 SDR;
ü Threshold level below which parcels are free of customs duties and other taxes:
For private customers - 1500 THB / 32.6169 SDR;
For business customers - 1500 THB / 32.6169 SDR;
 
How many attempts at delivery are made: 2
 
Period of retention for EMS items: 7 days;
 
Coverage: entire territory
 
Days of the week on which EMS items are delivered: 1/2/3/4/5/6/7
 
EMS item delivery to P.O. Box: Yes
 
National holidays on which EMS items are not delivered: 1 January, 19 Febrruary, 6,8,13-17 April, 1,6,9,18,20 May, 16,17,28,29 July, 12 August, 13,14,23 October, 5,10,31 December
 
Web site address of postal administration – http://track.thailandpost.co.th/tracking/default.aspx?lang=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

 

For easy search for a desired item, you can use the “ctrl+F” combination. A search field will appear in the right upper corner where you can write the title of the item. Pressing the “Enter” button will highlight the search word provided by you throughout the text in a different color.

 

The below information is based upon the official source of Thailand 

 

 

  • Lithium batteries and cells (s to items sent through both air and surface mails in open and closed transit through Thailand)
 
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
ÿ Prohibitearticles
01.06
0106.00
Cocoon, Apis Mellifera. Adamson Bee and bees from Africa.
 
Chapter 2
 
 
Meat and edible meat offal
 
 
Nil.
 
Chapter 3
 
 
Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and otheaquatic invertebrates
Heading
HS Code
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
03.01
 
Live aquatianimals, including fish, according to Fisheries Act B.E. 1947.
03.06-07
 
 
 
Chapter 4
 
 
Dairy produce; birds' eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewherespecified oincluded
Heading
HS Code
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
04.01-10
 
All productof thikind. See Part II, § 2.1.3.
 
Chapter 5
 
 
Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included
Heading
HS Code
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
05.03
0503.00
Horsehair and horsehaiwaste.
05.05-07
 
See Part II, §§ 2.1.1 and 2.1.2.
Section II
 
Vegetable products
 
Chapter 6
 
 
Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage
Heading
HS Code
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
06.01-02
 
Plantand partof plants. See Part II, §§ 2.2 and 2.2.3.
 
Chapter 7
 
 
Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers
Heading
HS Code
ÿ Prohibitearticles
07.03
0703.20
Fresh and dried garlic.
 
 
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
 
 
Ediblvegetableand certain rootand tubers. See Part II, §§ 2.2 and 2.3.
 
Chapter 8
 
 
Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons
Heading
HS Code
ÿ Prohibitearticles
08.13
0813.40
Dried longan.
 
Chapter 9
 
 
Coffee, tea, maté and spices
Heading
HS Code
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
09.01
0901.21-
Roasted coffee. See Part II, § 2.2.3.
 
0901.90
 
09.02
0902.40-
Leaf tea and powdered tea. See Part II, § 2.2.2.
 
0903.00
 

 
 
 
Chapter 1
Heading
0
HS Code
Cereals
ÿ Prohibitearticles
10.06
1006.10-
Rice, glutinourice, paddand nutritiourice.
 
1006.40
 
 
 
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
10.05
1005.10-
Maize for animal consumption.
 
1005.90
 
 
Chapter 11                   Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
11.01-09                          Miscellaneouflourawelas ramaterialintendefor thmanufacturofooproductsshall bear a label or be registered.
 
 
Chapter 12                   Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
12.01-14                        Seeds, soybeans. See Part II, § 2.2.3.
 
 
Chapte13                   Lacgums, resins and othevegetable saps and extracts
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
13.01-02                        All edible productof thikind. See Part II, § 2.2.2.2.
 
 
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 or vegetablwaxes
 
Chapter 15                   (Sole chapter)
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
15.07                             Coconut oil.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
15.11                             Soybean oil, paloil. See Part II, § 2.2.4.
 
15.13        1513.11-      All edible fats. See Part II, § 2.2.2.2.
1513.19
 
 
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           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
16.01-05                        All edible preparationof thikind. See Part II, § 2.2.2.2.
 
 
Chapter 17                   Sugars and sugar confectionery
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
17.01-04   1701.11       Sugarcane.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
All sugarand sugar confectionery. See Part II, § 2.2.2.2.
 
 
Chapter 18                   Cocoa and cocoa preparations
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
18.01-06                        All edible cocoa and cocoa preparations. See Part II, § 2.2.2.2.

 
 
Chapter 19                   Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; pastrycooks' products
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
19.01-05                        All edible preparationof thikind. See Part II, § 2.2.2.2.
 
 
Chapter 20                   Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
20.01-08                        All edible preparationof thikind. See Part II, § 2.2.2.2.
 
 
Chapter 21                   Miscellaneous edible preparations
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
21.01-06                        All miscellaneouedible preparations. See Part II, § 2.2.2.2.
 
 
Chapte22                   Beverages, spirits anvinegar
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
22.01-09                        Spirit content of more than one litre. See Part II, § 2.4.
 
Beverageanvinegar. See Part II, § 2.2.2.2.
 
 
Chapter 23                   Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal fodder
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
23.01        2301.20       Ground dried fiswhich containlesthan 60% protein.
 
 
Chapter 24                   Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes
24.01-03                        Tobacco seed, tobacco tree, tobacco leaf, chewing tobacco and smoking tobacco.
 
 
Section V                      Mineral products
 
Chapter 25                   Salt; sulphur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
25.15                               Marbltravertineecaussinanothecalcareoumonumentaobuildinstonewhichave a specifigravitof more than 2.5, and celabaster.
 
 
Chapte26                   Ores, slag and ash
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
26.09                             Tin, including tin ore and concentratesweighing more than 2 kg.
 
 
Chapter 27                   Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; minerawaxes
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
27.10        2710.00       Benzenansimilakerosenehigh-speedieseoilliquefiepetroleuga(LPG)See ParII,
§ 2.6.
 
 
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
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
28.01-51                          Importatioopoisonousubstancealistein the DeclaratiooMinistrof Public HealthMinistry oIndustranMinistroAgricultureisubject to imporlicenceissuebaauthorizeofficeof the threabovMinistriesThe Fooand DruAdministration, DepartmenoIndustriaWorkand Department of Agriculture.
 
 
Chapte29                   Organic chemicals
Nil.

 
 
Chapter 30                   Pharmaceutical products
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
30.01-06                        Medicamentand pharmaceutical products. See Part II, § 2.8.
 
 
Chapter 31                   Fertilizers
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
31.01-05                        The importation of fertilizerisubject to prior authorization granted bthe Department of Agriculture.
 
 
Chapter 32                   Tanning or dyeing extracts; tannins and their derivatives; dyes, pigments and other colouring matter; paints and varnishes; putty and other mastics; inks
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
32.03-04                        Food colours. See Part II, § 2.2.2.2. Soluble dyeing extracts. See Part II, § 2.8.1.
 
 
Chapter 33                   Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
33.01-04                        Vinyl chloride monomer mixewith hair spraor deodorizing agent.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
Mixture of odoriferousubstance for food (flavour). See Part II, § 2.2.2.2. Perfumery, cosmetior toilet preparations. See Part II, § 2.8.2.
 
Chapter 34                   Soap, organic surface-activagents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxespreparewaxespolishinor scouring preparations,candleansimilar articles, modelling pastes, "dentawaxesand dental preparationwith a basis of plaster
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
34.01                             Soap. See Part II, § 2.8.2.
 
 
Chapte35                   Albuminoidal substancesmodified starchesgluesenzymes
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
35.06                               Naturaorganic rubbeoisopreneneoprenresinvinyl resin, resinanancompounhaving cellulose catalysis, must be accompanied ban import permit forimportation.
 
 
Chapter 36                   Explosives;   pyrotechnic   products;   matches;   pyrophoric   alloys;   certain   combustible preparations
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
36.01-06                        Explosives, pyrotechniproducts. See Part II, § 2.9.
 
 
Chapter 37                   Photographic or cinematographic goods
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 38                   Miscellaneous chemical products
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
38.08                             Vinyl chloride monomer mixewith other substancecontained in insecticide spray.
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
Insecticides, fungicides, herbicides, other pesticides. See Part II, § 2.17.
 
Organicomposite solvent, thinnersvarnish remover. See Part II, § 2.18.
 
 
Section VII                    Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof
 
Chapte39                   Plastics and articles thereof
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
39.04                             Vinyl chloride monomer in gaor liquid condition and under pressure.

 
 
 
Chapter 40                    Rubber and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Section VIII                   Raw hides and skins, leather, furskins and articles thereof; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containersarticles 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                        Raw hides, skins, leather and furskins of animals which have not been manufactured or processed.
See Part II, §§ 2.1.1 and 2.1.2.
 
 
Chapter 42                    Articles  of  leather;  saddlery and  harness;  travel  goods, handbags and similar containers;
articles of animal gut (other than silk-worm gut)
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 43                    Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof
Nil.
 
 
Section IX                     Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal; cork and articles of cork; manufactures of strawof esparto oof otheplaiting materials; basketware andwickerwork
 
Chapter 44                    Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 45                    Cork and articles of cork
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 46                    Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork
Heading         HS Code           ■ Prohibited articles
46.01-02                        Handicrafts indicating forged origin.
 
 
Section X                      Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulose material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard;
paper and paperboard and articles thereof
 
Chapte47                    Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulose material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard
Nil.
 
 
Chapte48                    Papeand paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard
Heading         HS Code           ■ Prohibited articles
48.17                             Unused letter paper and postcards.
 
 
Chapte49                    Printed books, newspapers, pictureand other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans
Heading         HS Code           ■ Prohibited articles

49.01
49.11
 
49.07

Publications prohibited by the Royal Thai Police Department. See Part II, § 2.11. Banknotes.

 
 
 
Section XI                     Textiles and textile articles
 
Chapter 50                    Silk
Heading         HS Code           ■ Articles admitted conditionally
50.01-06                          The importation of raw silk and finished silk thread is subject to prior authorization and on the condition that they contain 4% of local thread bought from the Department of Industrial Promotion.
 
 
Chapter 51                    Wool, finor coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn anwoven fabric
Heading         HS Code           ■ Articles admitted conditionally
51.01-10                   Wool, fine or coarse animal hair which have not been manufactured. See Part II, §§ 2.1.1 and 2.1.2.
 
Chapter 52                Cotton
Heading         HS Code           ■ Articles admitted conditionally

52.01
52.03

Cotton wool to be imported on presentation of phytosanitary certificate from country of origin.

 
Chapte53                    Othevegetable textile fibres; papeyarn and woven fabrics of papeyarn
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.
 
 
Chapter 58                    Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace; tapestries; trimmings; embroidery
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
Heading         HS Code           ■ Articles admitted conditionally
62.01-17   6217.90       Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted, excluding neck band, collar, cuff, sleeve, waistband, pocket and edge of trouser legs.
 
 
Chapter 63                    Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags
Nil.

 
 
 
Section XII                    Footwear, headgear, umbrellassun umbrellaswalking-sticks,  seat-sticks,  whips,  riding- crops and parts thereof; prepared feathers and articles madetherewith; artificial flowersarticles of human hair
 
Chapter 64                   Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles
Nil.
 
 
Chapte65                   Headgeaand parts thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapte66                   Umbrellas, sun umbrellaswalking-sticks, seat-stickswhips, riding-crops and parts thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 67                   Prepared  feathers  and  dow and  articles  made  of  feathers  or  of  down;  artificial  flowers;
articles of human hair
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
67.01                             Hideand other partof poultry.
67.03                             Animal hair.
67.04                             See Part II, §§ 2.1.1 and 2.1.3.
 
 
Section XIII                   Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials; ceramic products;
glass and glassware
 
Chapte68                   Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similamaterials
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Prohibitearticles
68.02                               Stonefomonumentodecoratestonesarticlemadosucstonesanfloor-elaborating stone(mosaic).
ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
68.11-12                        Asbestos.
 
 
Chapter 69                   Ceramic products
Nil.
 
 
Chapte70                   Glass and glassware
Heading         HS Code           ÿ Articles admitted conditionally
70.19        7019.11-      Fibreglasand other articlemade of fibreglass.
7019.90
 
 
Section XIV                  Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewellerycoin
 
Chapter 71                   (Sole chapter)
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71.08                               Goldexcepgolornaments (thimportatioowhicisubject to thprioauthorizatiogranteby thMinister of Finance).
 
 
Section XV                   Base metals and articles of base metal
 
Chapte72                   Iron and steel
Nil.
 
 
Chapte73                   Articles of iron or steel
Nil.

 
 
Chapter 74                   Copper and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapte75                   Nickel and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 76                   Aluminium and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapte77                   (Reserved fopossible future use in the harmonized system)
Nil.
 
 
Chapte78                   Lead and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapte79                   Zinc and articles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 80                   Tin and articles thereof
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80.01-07                        Tin and tin alloy. (The importmust be licensed bthe Department oMineral Resources.)
 
 
Chapte81                   Othebase metalscermetsarticles thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapter 82                   Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal
Nil.
 
 
Chapte83                   Miscellaneous articles of base metal
Nil.
 
 
SectioXVI                  Machinery anmechanicaapplianceselectricaequipmentparts thereofsound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders andreproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles
 
Chapte84                   Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliancesparts thereof
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84.01        8401.10-

8401.40
84.07        8407.31-
8407.32
84.08        8408.90
84.67        8467.81
8467.91
84.43        8443.50

Nucleareactors, fuebaranpartthereof. Dieseenginwitsinglhorizontacylindercapacity
331-110ccgasolincylindeenginwitcapacit41-24ccanmotorcyclenginwitcapacity under 250 cc. Chain saand partthereof. Intaglio printing machinery.

 
 
Chapter 85                   Electrical machinery and  equipment  and  parts  thereof; sound  recorders  and  reproducers, televisioimage ansound recorders and reproducersand parts anaccessories osuch articles
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85.08        8508.20       Electronisaand partthereof.
85.26        8508.90
 
85.27                             Transceiverof radio communications, radio telephone, radiogram, radar.
85.29                             Maritime-aerial transmitters. Remote control and partthereof.

 
 
 
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.
 
 
Chapte87                   Vehicles othethan railwaotramway rolling-stock, and parts and accessories thereof
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87.02-04   8702.10
8703.21-
8703.24
8703.31-
8703.33

Usebusewith 6 wheelanmortha3seats. Usetruckwitcapacitomore than 4 metric tons.
 
 
 
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Used cars. Used motorcycles.

 
Chapter  88                  Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof
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88.02        8802.60       Satellites.
 
 
Chapter 89                   Ships, boats and floating structures
Nil.
 
 
Section XVIII                Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instrumentanapparatusclockanwatchesmusicalinstrumentsparts anaccessories thereof
 
Chapte90                   Opticalphotographiccinematographicmeasuringcheckingprecisionmedicaosurgical instruments and apparatusparts and accessories thereof
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90.01        9001.30
 
90.06        9006.10
9006.30
90.09        9009.11-
9009.12

Contaclenseanmedicaansurgicainstrumentanapparatus. ColouscannersMulti-colour
Xeromachines.

90.18-22
 
Chapte91                   Clocks anwatches and parts thereof
Nil.
 
 
Chapte92                   Musical instrumentsparts and accessories of such articles
Nil.
 
 
Section XIX                  Arms and ammunitionparts and accessories thereof
 
Chapter 93                   (Sole chapter)
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93.01-07                        Firearms. Chemicaweaponand partthereof. See Part II, § 2.15.

 
 
 
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.
 
 
Chapte95                   Toys, games and sports requisitesparts and accessories thereof
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95.04        9504.30       Electronigameor mechanical devicewith score or mark.
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9504.40-      Playing cards.
9504.90
 
Chapte96                   Miscellaneous manufactured articles
Nil.
 
 
Section XXI                  Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques
 
Chapter 97                   (Sole chapter)
Nil.

 
 
ParII:
Conditions of admission of articles imported or in transit
 

2.1.1  Nature of animals and carcasses under the control of the Department of Livestock Development
 
 
 
 
2.1.2  Carcasses (parts of animal bodies indicated in
2.1.1)
 
2.1.Animal products (food)
 
2.2  Plants and plant products
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2.2.1  Importation
of prohibited plants
 
 
 
2.2.2  Tea leaves and tea powder

Animalselephantshorsescowsbuffaloesdonkeysmulesgoatssheepdogscatsrabbits, monkeys, gibbons.
 
Animal sperm.
 
Poultry, including their eggs.
 
WilanimalalisteiMinistry Regulation(Vol 11B.E. 251issueaccording to EpidemiAct
B.E. 2499.
 
For   authorization,   see   Ministry  Regulations   (Vol 12)   B.E. 2512   (Ministry   of   Agriculture   and
Cooperatives).
 
Flesh, skin, bone, beef, horn, hair and tuswhich have not been processed or manufactured.
 
 
 
 
Controlled foo(according to FooAct B.E2522musbimporteundepermissiofrothe
Secretarof the Food and Drug Administration.
 
Prohibited plantand plant productmabe imported under the following conditions:
 
–    Authorization of the Director-General of the Department of Agriculture.
 
–    Phytosanitarcertificate of the countrof origin.
 
–     Importatiocaonlbdonthrougthe PlanQuarantinOfficsiteat Bangkoairport, Bangkoport and Bangkomail centre.
 
–     Thsaiprohibiteplants/planproductmusbaddresseansendirectltthe Director- General of the Department of Agriculture.
 
–    In casoimporbpassengersthearsubject to presentation to thofficialof thPlant
QuarantinOffice.
 
The  importation  of  prohibited  plants  as  listed  in  the  Plant  Quarantine  Act  B.E.  2507  must  be authorizebthe Director-Generaothe DepartmenoAgricultureaccompanieby aphytosanitary certificate from thcountrooriginThimportatiocaonlbdonthrougspecificustoms offices.
 
2.2.2.Thimportatioothsaiarticlemabdonoconditiotha60othimported quantitof teleaveiboughfrothe PubliWarehousOrganizatioan50ithecasof tea powder.
 
2.2.2.Thimportatioisubject to authorizatiograntebthe Fooand DruAdministration
(according to Food Act B.E. 2522).

 
2.2.3  Seeds                 Importeseedalistein the DeclarationothMinistrof Agriculturand Cooperativeare subject to standardization analysior analysiexemption from theDepartment of Agriculture.
 
2.2.4  Soybean  oil  can  only  be  imported  by  the  Public  Warehouse  Organization,  Ministry  of
Commerce, or the manufacturer.
 
Paloil can be imported in reasonable quantitaccording to the situation of production.

 
2.4  Beverages, alcoholic fluids

Thimportatiooalcoholiliquoranbeverageiquantitieomore than 1 litrisubject to prior permission frothe Excise Department.

 
2.5  Tobacco                Thimportatiootobaccseeds, treanleafchewing tobaccansmoking tobaccisubject to prior permission frothe Excise Department.
 
2.6  Mineral oils           Thimportatioomineraoilcabdononlby thtradeaccording to article 6 of thFueAct B.E.  2521,  an that  trader  must  be  given  prior  consent  b the Department  of  Commercial Registration.
 
2.7  Narcotics              Thimportatiooheroiiprohibitedexcepimportatiofor thbenefiothe Statbmeanof special authorization from thMinister of Public Health.
 
ThimporomorphiniprohibitedOpiumhashisanamphetamincaonlbimporteunder permit from thMinistrof Public Health.

 
 
 

2.8  Pharmaceu- tical products

Pharmaceuticaproductimportearsubject to imporpermitancertificatodrug registration except:
 
–    import bpassengerin small quantities for their own health purposes;
 
–    importation for medical or scientifipurposes.

 
2.8.1  Dyestuffs            The  production  of  soluble  dyes  is  subject  to  registration  as  toxic  substances  according  to  the Declaratioof thMinistroPublic Healt(Vo61B.E2531Ifthearimporteas ramaterials for the importer'business, the import permit inot required.
 
2.8.2  Cosmetics          Finishecosmeticimportemusbaccompaniebaimporpermiand a registratiopermit issued bthe Food and Drug Administration.

 
2.9  Chemical matches and prepared matchwood
 
2.11  Books, brochures, newspapers, printed matter
 
 
 
 
2.14  Measuring instruments

Firearmsammunitionexplosives, fireworkanimitation firearmmabimporteundepermit from thlocaammunitioregistrarPrior to thdebarkatioothesarticlesthimportlicencmust be stamped bthe customofficer.
 
 
Publications declarein thgovernmengazettby the Director-Generaothe Police Departmenare prohibited for importation, except:
 
–    importation bthGovernment oMunicipality for official purposes;
 
–    special authorization from thMinister of the Interior;
 
–     cardsdocumentsformanreportusefor thpurposopersonacorrespondenceand social, political and commercial affairs.
 
Thimporteomeasurininstruments muspresenthlicencangoodreleaspermissionote issued bthe Department of Commercial Registration (Ministrof Commerce).

 
2.15  Wamaterial       Arms,  accessories  thereof,  including  chemical  products  and  tools  which  can  be  used  in  war (according to the Declaration of the DefencMinistrymusbesubject to prioauthorization foimport frothMinistrof Defence.

 
2.16  Machines for games – Toys
 
 
2.17  Insecticides, fungicides, herbicides and other pesticides
 
2.18  Organic composite solvent, thinners, varnish remover

Iis prohibited to impormachines fogames having scores omarksexcepfoarticles fopersonal usimporteapart of a removaanrelocatioor bmeanof speciaauthorization from theCabinet.
 
The  import  permit  and  certificate  of  toxi registration  (according  to  the  list  of  toxic  substances declareby thMinistroAgriculturand Cooperativesgrantebthe DepartmenofAgriculture are required for importation.
 
 
Thimportatioothesarticleisubject to priopermissiofrothe DepartmenoIndustrial WorksMinistroIndustryaccompaniebaimporlicencantoxisubstancesregistration permit.

 
 
ParIII:
Special provisions, Customs and other
 

3.1  Drawing up of customs declarations
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3.2  Need to insert invoices
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3.3  Need to attest to the origin of the goods
 
3.4  Miscellaneous customs provisions
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3.5  Provisions on infringements

Customdeclarationmuscontaialinformationecessarfor thapplicatioodutiestaxeand control measureon both importation and exportation, especiallstating:
 
–    the name, first name and addresseof the consignorand consignees;
 
–    the countrieof origin and destination of the item;
 
–    a description of the goodcontained and the harmonized systecode index;
 
–    the grosweight and neweight;
 
–    thvalue of the item, specifying the currencused;
 
–    the quantitof goods.
 
Iadditioncertaisupplementarstatementon thsituatioof thgoodirespecof thcustoms regulations (giftsamplgoods returneoadmitted temporarilymusbmadothcustoms declaration.
 
The invoice must state:
 
–    the name and addresof the seller or factory;
 
–    the name and addresof the buyer or importer;
 
–    the quantitanweight of the articles;
 
–    the detailof the article;
 
–    the unit price of each article and total price of all articlecontained.
 
Where thinvoicis requirediiessential to indicattherein thcountroorigiothgoodsas well aon the package.
 
 
1 Personaeffectsaccompanieby thownefohiowoprofessionauseireasonable quantitiesexcepfirearms and ammunitionprovisionanspirituouliquorcigarettescigaror smoking tobaccoThe Director-Generaof Custommaimposanrestrictionwitrespect to exemption fropayment of dutat anrelevant port, but the quantitmust not exceed:
 
(a)  20cigaretteo250 g oeithecigarosmokintobaccoboth togetheweighinnomore than 250 g;
 
(b)  one litre of spirituouliquor.
 
2 Postapackagewhosimportevalupepackagdoenoexcee500 baharexempted from duty.
 
Thinfringementmostly falwithin thscopothgeneraprovisionothcustomlaw regarding fraudulenimportation and exportationIis a matteoprinciple thaall goods importeintor exported froThailanmusbdeclared to the Customanthcustomdeclarationmusbe strictlaccurate.