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prohibited imports

Postby mward4000 » Wed, 26 Mar 2014 1:07 am

When shipping my belongings will I have to ensure shoes, trainers and boots are perfectly clean and free from soil or plant material? Even the tiniest, barley visible particles and stains?

Had a look on Singapore customs website which didn't say any foreign plant material is prohibited but a removal consultant said it might be. Thus does apply to Australia but Im not sure about Singapore

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Postby PNGMK » Wed, 26 Mar 2014 1:40 am

No.

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Re: prohibited imports

Postby rdueej » Wed, 26 Mar 2014 12:28 pm

mward4000 wrote:When shipping my belongings will I have to ensure shoes, trainers and boots are perfectly clean and free from soil or plant material? Even the tiniest, barley visible particles and stains?

Had a look on Singapore customs website which didn't say any foreign plant material is prohibited but a removal consultant said it might be. Thus does apply to Australia but Im not sure about Singapore


You should not face such problems when entering Singapore.

This reminds me of one of my trips to Aus/NZ. It was as a sports team, the customs officials made the entire squad wash and scrub the boots and kits outside the check area. But they provided the tools though: hoses, soap, scrapers, the whole shebang.


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