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DHL Express Import Guidelines: Equatorial Guinea

Shipping guidelines, standard prohibitions and restrictions to consider when sending express shipments to Equatorial Guinea.

Prohibited Commodities for Equatorial Guinea

  • Airline tickets, blank stock (NI)
  • Antiques
  • Asbestos
  • Cheques, cashier (NI)
  • Cosmetics
  • Dangerous goods, haz. or comb. mats
  • Foodstuffs
  • Furs
  • Gambling devices
  • Ivory
  • Personal effects
  • Pornography

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, issued/validated
Annual reports
Artwork inc.drawings/proofs/layouts
Blank forms
Booklets, brochures (non-adv.)
Books: hardbk/paperbk non-comm. use
Business cards
Cheques, cancelled (NI)
Credit card blanks (NI)
Credit cards (NI)
Documents, general business
Films: promotional, training
Invoices, not blank
Magazines, periodicals, journals
Manuals, technical
Microfiche & microfilm
Music, printed or manuscript
Negatives, including x-rays, films
Personal mail
Photos as part of business reports
Playing cards
Price lists
Price tickets for garments
Shipping schedules
Visa applications

Commodities where you should contact your local Customer Service advisor to clarify shipping requirements

Drugs: non-prescription
Drugs: prescription
All other commodities are Non-Document in nature and should be accompanied by a DHL Waybill and an Invoice.