• Use strong and undamaged cardboard boxes
  • Use dividers when sending more than one items
  • Seal the box properly with packing tape
  • Select a cardboard box of appropriate size and shape
  • Peel of the old labels from the used cardboard box
  • Wrap in bubble foil individual items in the shipment
  • Use packing chips for sealing
  • Use envelopes with bubbles


  • Do not use old and damaged boxes
  • Do not send items in gift packaging
  • The “fragile” label does not substitute the reliable package
  • Remember to seal the goods in the cardboard box
  • Remember to remove the old labels
  • Do not overfill the cardboard box
  • Do not send prohibited and dangerous goods
  • Do not use bags for outer packaging


Parcel To Post will not entertain or accountable for any subsequent charges, fines and compensation which may be incurred if the declaration of items is deemed false, incomplete, dubious, or contradictory to the declaration made by sender prior to posting.

Please refer to the guidelines and always check the countries rules before sending your shipment.

Weaponry, explosive devices, firearms, ammunitions or their parts. This includes imitation, fake or replica
Gold, jewellery, antiques, or high value watches
Illegal drugs / narcotics
Live plant
Human remains or cremated ashes
Loose lithium-ion batteries
Counterfeit or pirated goods
Live animals (any form, live or dead)
Currency notes, coins, bullions, credit cards, or traveller’s cheques
Original official document such as identity cards, passport, birth certificate
Goods which may endanger health, environment and safety other items
Pornographic and/or obscene materials


Class 1 Explosive
  • Fuse
  • Air bag inflectors
  • Fireworks
Class 2 Gases
  • Natural gas
  • Lighters
  • Aerosols
Class 3 Flammable liquids
  • Adhesives
  • Paints
  • Gasoline
Class 4 Flammable solids; substances liable to spontaneous combustion; substances which in contact with water, emits flammable gases
  • Matches
  • Sulphur
  • Metal powders
Class 5 Oxidizing substances and organic peroxides
  • Ammonium nitrate fertilizers
  • Oxygen generator
  • Hydroxide peroxide
Class 6 Toxic and infectious substances
  • Cyanide
  • Biological samples
  • Clinical wastes
Class 7 Radioactive material
  • Uranium
  • Isotopes
  • Medical equipment
Class 8 Corrosive substances
  • Acids or alkalis
  • Thermometers with Mercury
  • Batteries and its fluids
Class 9 Miscellaneous dangerous substances and articles, including environmentally hazardous substances
  • Marine pollutant
  • Lithium ion batteries
  • Motor engines


Malaysian Civil Aviation Act 1969 No.66 &67,
Act 3 Malaysian Civil Aviation Act 1969

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    Regulation 188 (Penalty)
    • 1st Offence: Individual fine RM 50,000 and /or not more than 3 years imprisonment.
      Corporate: RM 100,000
    • 2nd Offence: Individual fine RM 100,000 and /or not more than 3 yrs imprisonment.
      Corporate: RM 150,000
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    Malaysian Civil Aviation Act 1969 (Regulation No.67) Carriage of Dangerous Goods.



Importation of shipments may attract duties or taxes or both.

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    Import Duties
    • Import Duties are imposed to shipments based on the items (0% – 30%)
    • Calculated based on the CIF value of the shipment
    • Duties are exempted if importer is in bonded area, designated area, Licensed Manufacturing Warehouse
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    Excise Duties
    • Excise Duties are imposed on controlled items defined by RMCD
    • Cigarettes, tobacco, alcohol, spirit, liquor, gambling equipment, vehicles
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    Sales Tax (SST)
    • SST is imposed on all imported shipments
    • 5% or 10% unless item is listed as Non-Taxable Goods or the importer has exemption under Person Exempted from Payment of Tax Order
    • SST is not chargeable if shipment is moved to a Special Area/Bonded Area

*For non-controlled and non-restricted items with a CIF value of below RM500, no duties and taxes will be imposed. This is referred to as a de minimis value.


Documents required by Malaysia’s customs clearance include:

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    Packing List

    This gives product details, shipment volume in kilogram or cubic meter, and serves as a checklist to ensure shipment has been packed correctly or not.

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    Commercial Invoice

    This gives total shipment value usually in US dollar. Helps to determine the import duties and taxes, and eligibility of shipment.

    If you are shipping without a logistic partner that can clear customs on your behalf, you may need to include the following shipping documentation as well:

    • Certificate of origin
    • Bill of lading or airway bill
    • Insurance policy
    • Other relevant permits, licenses, and certificates



Volumetric weight or dimensional weight is a specific shipping measurement that determines the density of a package by incorporating both dimensions and weight. It is widely used in the logistics industry around the world to ascertain the density of a shipment when placed in a vehicle or storage area.

Volumetric weight is compared against the actual weight and the higher weight is used to calculate the actual cost.

  • Dimensional weight calculation (cm): (Width X Length X Height) / 5000