CDS Prohibitions Compendium (country-specific)

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

The CDS Prohibitions Compendium 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, serving as compendium for Article 19.1.3 of the UPU Convention.

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 Prohibitions Search Tool, now available in Beta testing mode under the following link, queries this CDS Prohibitions Compendium.

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