Prohibited Items

MaltaPost and its partners strive to process and deliver your items in a timely and secure manner. Our services are safe and reliable; however we require your help as well. There are some items which we cannot ship because they are either prohibited or dangerous and may cause damage to equipment, other packages or personnel.

It is your responsibility to ensure that the items you ordered can be legally and safely shipped to Malta. It is advisable to seek guidance from MaltaPost before presenting goods of a particular nature for delivery. Valuable items, hazardous items and liquid materials cannot be accepted. Live plants, live animals or insects, animal carcasses, furs, weapons or part of, firearms and ammunition, bullion, biohazard, asbestos, hazardous or combustible materials including hazardous waste (as defined in IATA Regulations), waste/garbage for disposal, human remains, including ashes, narcotics (illegal), alcohol, tobacco, perfume, antiques (breakable and/or fragile), jewelry, precious metals or stones and cash/currency are prohibited. Shipments that would cause damage to equipment, other packages or personnel are also prohibited.

Lithium batteries can only be accepted inside a device when ordering through our SendOn UK and FRANCE Priority service. Aerosols cannot be accepted with SendOn USA, China and SendOn UK Priority. If you are transporting Lithium batteries (even inside a device) and aerosols with SendOn Standard (trucking) a written notice must be provided to MaltaPost in advance.

Click here to view items which are prohibited when using SendOn USA, China, UK, France and Germany Priority (air transportation).  SendOn France and Germany Priority Services are temporarily suspended. 

Click here to view the precautions which you should take before presenting the item for delivery when using SendOn UK Standard, Italy and Germany (trucking).