CDS prohibitions

Prohibitions repository supported by the Customs Declaration System (CDS) platform

The CDS list of prohibitions is an online repository available to UPU member countries, supported by the Customs Declaration System (CDS) platform. Using this tool, national customs information on prohibited and restricted articles in the mail can be searched and updated. It also provides the UPU's standard prohibitions and restrictions, which are applicable globally.

The system can be accessed, updated and queried at

UPU member countries requiring further information on and access to the system should contact: customs(at)

The current content of the CDS list can be downloaded from this link.