Malaysia Custom Clearance Rates and Regulation

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Duties, Taxes, and Restriction by Commodity

Duties, Taxes, and Restriction by Commodity
Product Category Item Restriction Maximum item in a Parcel Import Duty (Insert %) VAT/SST (Insert %) Income Tax
Garments 0% 10% 0%
Shoes 0% 10% 0%
Bag & Purse 0% 10% 0%
Other Fashion Accessories 0% 5% 0%
Gadget 0% 5% 0%
Health and Beauty 0% 5% 0%
Media, Music & Book 0% 0% 0%
Mother & Baby 0% 0% 0%
Pet Supplies 0% 0% 0%
Sports & Outdoors 0% 10% 0%
Stationery & Craft 25% 10% 0%
Toys & Games 0% 10% 0%
Travel & Luggage 0% 10% 0%
Others 30% 10% 0%
Duty & Tax Calculation Formula: [Total Item Value * Import Duty] + [VAT/SST * [Total Item Value + Import Duty]]
Note : Total Item Value (CIF) = Item Price * Item Qty

Prohibited/Restricted Goods

Prohibited/Restricted Goods
Items Description/Precautions Type Regulation Remarks
Counterfeit money Reproduction of any currency note, banknote, or coin which are currently been issued in any country Document Prohibited
Any device which intended to be prejudicial to the interest of Malaysia or unsuited to peace Parcel Prohibited
Drug Import and export of illicit drugs are strictly prohibited. Prescribed drugs can only be imported into or exported from the country by a license issued by the Ministry of Health, Malaysia. Parcel Prohibited
Media Indecent printings, paintings, photographs, books, cards, lithographic, engravings, films, videotapes, laserdiscs, color slides, computer discs, and any other media. Parcel Prohibited legal paintings, legal photographs, books, cards – Permitted, with checking KDN only
Live Animal All genera of Piranha fish, Turtle eggs Parcel Prohibited With Permit
Fruit Cocoa pods, rambutans, pulasan, longan, and Nam-Nam fruits from the Philippines and Indonesia Parcel Prohibited With Permit
Alcohol Intoxicating liquors containing more than 3.46 milligrams per litter in any lead or any compound of copper Parcel Prohibited Custom License
Knives Daggers and flick knives Parcel Prohibited Police Permit
Communication Device Broadcast receivers are capable of receiving radio communication within the ranges (68 – 87) MHz and (108 – 174) MHz Parcel Prohibited Sirim Permit
Chemical Sodium arsenate is a Poisonous chemical. Parcel Prohibited Poison License/ Pharmacy License
Cloth Cloth bearing the imprint or duplicate of any verses of the Quran. Parcel Prohibited
Pen Ink or refill ink for pen, pencil lead, and other pens resembling syringes. Parcel Prohibited
Lightning arresters s Lightning arresters containing radioactive material. Parcel Prohibited DCA License
Pharmaceutical Parcel Prohibited PharmacyLicense
Egg in the shells Parcel Prohibited MAQIS
Meat Any meat, bones, skin, hoofs, horns, offal, or any part of the animals and Poultry Parcel Prohibited MAQIS
ProtectionEquipment Bulletproof vests, steel helmets, and other articles of clothing as protection against attack. Parcel Prohibited Police Permit
Soil and Pest Soil and pests include live insects, rats, snails, and cultures of plant disease- causing organisms. Parcel Prohibited Import License
Safety helmets Safety helmets (except as worn by motorcyclists or motorcycle pillion riders). Parcel Restricted Permit from SIRIM
Video machines Video machines excluding game watches and video games for use with television receivers. Parcel Restricted
Motor vehicles Parcel Prohibited MITI License
Batik sarong Parcel Prohibited Import License
Grain Rice and padi including rice products. Parcel Prohibited Import License
Communication Device Parcel Prohibited Sirim Permit
Saccharin Parcel Prohibited Approval Letter From Health Ministry
Antenna Parabola antenna for outdoor use Parcel Prohibited Sirim Permit
Pests and organisms Pests and organisms are capable of being injurious to plants. Parcel Prohibited MAQIS/Permit/License
Live fish Parcel Prohibited MAQIS/Permit/License
Animal oils and fats Parcel Prohibited MAQIS/Permit/License
Plant Parcel Prohibited Import Permit/Certificate Fitosanitasi/ PEQ
Pesticides Household and agricultural pesticides. Parcel Prohibited Poison License / Permit
Electric domestic equipment Electric domestic equipment that uses 50 volt or 120 volts Dc or more. Parcel Restricted LEN License / PERMIT
Waste Parcel Prohibited Poison License
Animal Live animals-primates include apes, monkeys, lemur, galago, potto, and others. Parcel Prohibited Import License / JPPH MOA
Explosive Explosives and Fireworks. Parcel Prohibited Police Permit
Imitation arms Imitation arms, toy guns/ pistols, hand grenades. Parcel Prohibited Police Permit
Firearms Parcel Prohibited Police Permit
Sexual Product e.g. Sex Vibrate Machine/Rod Parcel Prohibited Forbidden
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