Critical Update: Venezuela

Prohibited Items Into Venezuela

Date: May 26, 2017

Due to ongoing unrest in Venezuela, this emergency security directive is to be put in place effective immediately in all facilities:

The following is an updated list of items that are prohibited in being shipped to Venezuela (VE) under any service offering. Please note these are in addition to current standard DHL prohibited items and Venezuela Country specific prohibited commodities. Immediate enforcement of these prohibitions is mandatory, with no exceptions:

  • Gas Masks
  • Bullet Proof & Personal Protection Vests
  • Police / Personal Shields
  • Police Type Batons
  • Air, Paint, BB Guns & Related Ammunitions
  • Sling Shots of Any Type
  • Crossbows
  • Arrows
  • Telescopic Sights
  • Fishing Sinkers
  • Drones
  • Pepper Spray
  • Mace
  • First Aid Kits
  • Eye Drops
  • Surgical Robes / Gowns
  • Medical / Surgical Gauze
  • Antacids
  • Tasers / Electroshock Weapon
  • Roller Balls & Ball Bearings (Metallic/Rubber)
  • Marbles (of any Type and Material)
  • Items Containing Compressed Gas / Air
  • Knives of Any Type / Class (includes Machetes & Axes)
  • Protective Sporting Goods
  • Camouflage Items
  • Helmets of Any Type
  • Chest Protectors / Breastplates
  • Protective Gloves (Latex. Rubber, Surgical)
  • Protective Goggles
  • Disposable / Surgical Masks
  • Ski Masks
  • Golf Balls
  • Baseballs
  • Baseball Bats
  • Face Masks / Protectors
  • Elbow & Knee Protectors

This includes all stations in Venezuela: CCS, MIQ, PZO, SMG, BLA, MAR, AAO, BRM, MCY, VLN, PMV, LSP, PBL.