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International Shipping to Sweden - Restricted Items

Posted on Fri, Jul 11, 2014

As with all countries, Sweden has certain restrictions on what items can be sent through its postal system.

Following is a list of prohibited items, as found on the US Postal System website :
•    Human remains
•    Arms and weapons, including flick knives and daggers
•    Firing caps, charged metal cartridges, and artillery fuses
•    Plants and animals (live)
•    Radioactive materials
•    Lottery tickets and advertisements for same


In addition to these prohibited items, Sweden also imposes certain restrictions on other items, as follows:
•    Articles of gold or silver must comply with Swedish regulations as to fitness.
•    Authorization from the Swedish national food administration must be obtained prior to importing foodstuffs of animal origin.
•    Currency exceeding 100 Swedish crowns in value, as well as securities, require prior authorization from the Bank of Sweden.
•    Live bees must be sent to the Department of Bee Research of the University of Agricultural Sciences in Uppsala, Sweden.
•    Pharmaceutical drugs are admitted only by authorized importers.

Now that you know the ins and outs of shipping to Sweden, take a moment to learn a few more fun facts:
•    Swedish people have the lowest income inequality in the world.
•    Sweden is the third largest country in Europe by land area, behind only France and Spain.
•    The average age for first giving birth in Sweden is 30.
•    Sweden has the highest percentage of working mothers in the developed world.
•    As of 2006, Sweden had won 588 Olympic medals (winter and summer).
•    As of 2012, Sweden had obtained 30 Nobel prizes, including five Peace prizes.
•    Sweden has the highest number of McDonald's restaurants per capita in Europe.
•    47% of Sweden's parliament is comprised of women.
•    Sweden has the highest number of nuclear power plants per capita.
•    The Royal Palace of Stockholm is the world's largest palace still used for its original purpose.


If you need help with medical equipment shipping to Sweden or are shipping a crate to Sweden look for a company that offers shipping services on an international basis to help with your shipping needs.
You can contact us at pack n send in Houston if you have any questions or need help shipping anywhere in the world. We have listed below some of the other countries that we ship to.


 

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Serbia
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St. Barthelemy
St. Eustatius
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St. Maarten
St. Vincent
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Tanzania
 Thailand
Tonga
Tongo
 Trinidad and Tobago
 Tunisia  
Turkey
Turks and Caicos Islands
Uganda
 Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
 United Kingdom  
United States of America
U.S. Virgin Islands
 Uruguay
 Uzbekistan
Vanuatu
Vatican City
Venezuela
 Vietnam
Wallis and Futuna
Yemen
Zambia
Zimbabwe


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