Forex Cargo DOES NOT accept the following items to be sent via AIR FRIGHT:

  • Any cash, cheques, traveller’s cheques.
  • Negotiable instruments (stocks, bonds, cash letters and other negotiable instruments equivalent to cash).
  • Medicines.
  • Gases – flammable and compressed and liquefied gases, bug/insect sprays, fire extinguishers, any aerosol cans.
  • Flammable Liquids like lighter fluid, gasoline, paint thinner, kerosene, paints, perfume, cologne, hand sanitisers, nail polish (manicures), acetone, deodorant spray, hair spray, body spray, scent diffuser.
  • Flammable Solids including matches, firelighters, adhesives, oily rags, old fuel containers.
  • Oxidizing Substances and Organic Peroxides like hair coloring dyes, household spray, disinfectants, pool acids, bleach.
  • Toxic (Poisonous) and Infectious Substances like blood samples, urine samples.
  • Corrosives materials like paint or varnish removal, rust removers.
  • Batteries – NO BATTERIES ALLOWED. Items with built in batteries exempted (items where batteries cannot be removed such as: Example: wireless speakers or headphones, rechargeable toothbrush, rechargeable lamp. LITHIUM or LITHIUM-BASED CELL are PROHIBITED.
  • Prohibited Drugs and substances.
  • Any alcoholic beverage or alcohol-based products.
  • Tobacco/Cigarettes.
  • Pornography or any pornographic materials.
  • Firearms, ammunition, and war materials.
  • Switchblade and flick knives.
  • Magnets or any magnetic materials.
  • Any motor vehicle parts and accessories (car, motorcycle, mower parts and alike).

In addition, Forex Cargo also restricts some items classified as Dangerous Goods, Liquid, Aerosols, Gels, Electronic Items and valuable items for security measures which may not be listed above.

Commercial Quantities - Products numbering more than six (6) pieces of any one item is considered commercial quantity and is subject to taxes/duties posed by Philippine Customs.

Note: In the event that Customs Philippines holds your package/s due to items being cited as commercial you will be required to pay duties/taxes to customs via Forex Cargo before package is released for delivery.

In the event that a package is detected to contain any prohibited items/goods resulting in the shipment being rejected/returned to Forex Cargo, sender will be charged a minimum fee of $200.

Forex Cargo

Forex Cargo is the leader in cargo shipping services from Australia to the Philippines since the 90's. We are proud to be the bridge that binds families from two distinct countries, and that is why we handle each box you send to your loved ones with care.


Contact Us

18 Broadhurst Rd INGLEBURN, NSW 2565
NSW/ACT Phone: 02 8777 0000
SA/NT/WA Phone: 08 6393 7200
QLD Phone: 07 3463 8809
VIC/TAS Phone: 03 8736 7687
02 9826 7133

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