Some products shipped by air have restrictions and, in addition, such products have a number of import requirements. In view of such restrictions, we advise you to review this document before making your purchase, to help you avoid time and money.
Below is a list of restricted articles or have special requirements, as determined by the shipper and various government agencies.

"HAZARDOUS GOODS" OR "HAZARDOUS MATERIALS" AND RESTRICTED PRODUCTS

Some products are restricted or prohibited at the local and international levels to be transported or imported to some countries. All EXPLOSIVE, FLAMMABLE, or CORROSIVE materials or substances are considered hazardous.
Prohibited products for international transportation: Please do not send these products to your address in Miami, as they can not be transported and you will have to assume the costs of destruction or return to the supplier:

  • Any inflammable, corrosive or explosive product
  • Any item with alcohol as the first ingredient
  • Electric batteries
  • Compensating units
  • Airbags
  • Perfumes
  • Paints
  • Nail polish

IMPORTANT

The sender is responsible for declaring, packaging, and labeling hazardous goods. BOX CORREOS DE CORREOS DE COSTA RICA will accept dangerous goods but with certain restrictions for the several products and services offered and only under certain conditions.

PRODUCTS THAT REQUIRE AUTHORIZATION FROM THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH

Deodorants and antiperspirants, preparations for manicures or pedicures including nail polish, Makeup, Aerosol containers, Beauty products, Oil candles, Creams, Perfumes, Gels, Sunscreen, Non-corrosive cleaning solutions, Sweeteners, flavorings, or food coloring. Mouthwash, Shampoo, Electric skateboard, Hair products, Personal care products Beauty products, Toothpaste, dental floss, Hair products, Soap Gels, Spray products that damage the ozone layer, Edible products, Medical equipment, Inks and paint, Medicines, Massagers, Vitamin supplements, Blood test kits, lancets, glucometers, Lubricants, Vials, Syrups, Medicated gel Suppositories, Ointments Essences, Oils, Sex Toys Oximeters, Used Celular pones *, Blood Pressure Monitors, Used Computers*, Child and adult diapers Shaving or after-shave products Solutions for contact lenses or for artificial eyes, including artificial tears. Body patches, Tea, Condoms, Chocolates, Confectionery products, Food products

* Box Correos will take out permits for those products that are in top conditions for use. The process cannot be executed for damaged products.. These lists may not contain all the products that require valuation by Customs, so it is very important to consult our customer service

OZONE DEPENDENCY: MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT AND ENERGY

Air conditioners, Refrigerators

The Ozone Technical Office is located 75 meters west of Plaza González Víquez, in front of the Liceo de Costa Rica. Telephone 257-1839, email: diseca@minae.go.cr.

MINISTRY OF HEALTH HUMAN ENVIRONMENT

New tires, Pneumatic tires

MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND LIVESTOCK

Wood Seeds, Furs and products of animal origin, Plants, Veterinary products and accessories, Products and accessories for agriculture, Products for animal use, Dairy products, Coffee beans, Flour.

Seeds and plants must have a valid import license from MAG for shipment. Application for an import license must be made in person and once the application is approved, the corresponding documentation must be clearance by Customs.


Box Correos does not process these permits, as it is the client's responsibility to process these through a Customs Agency of their preference.* Claims for packages of this type will not be accepted.* Take your inquiries to the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock at phone numbers 2299-4814 or 2299-4819.


The storage is NOT included, so the customer must pay the warehouse directly.

PERMITS REQUIRED FROM THE MINISTRY OF THE INTERIOR AND POLICE

Pistols and accessories for CO2, Cutting tolos, Flare and smoke signal pistols, Swords, Electroshock weapons and accessories, Weapon parts, Pellets, Crossbows and bows that are not for sport.

*Box Correos takes out the permits before the Ministry of the Interior for requiring inspection.