Can medications be imported to Israel? Only medications approved by the Ministry of Health can be imported to Israel. Many customers order medications overseas, but some are prohibited for import to Israel.
What Cannot be sent to Israel?
Tobacco, in various forms, exceeding 600 grams. Used beehives. Coins; banknotes; currency notes (paper money); securities payable to bearer; traveler’s checks; platinum, gold or silver, manufactured or not; precious stones; jewelry; and other valuable articles may only be sent in registered letter-post shipments.
Can you send vitamins in the mail internationally?
Yes, you can ship vitamins and supplements without any trouble! There aren’t any special tips or tricks for doing so; you’ll just want to make sure to save the most money on your shipments.
Can I buy medicine with foreign prescription in Israel?
Pharmacies in Israel are only able to dispense prescription medications that have been prescribed by an Israeli doctor, therefore all foreign prescriptions are invalid in Israel (even if they include a Doctor’s stamp/registration number).
Can I ship items to Israel?
The USPS offers several shipping services to Israel from the USA, including USPS First Class Package International, USPS Priority Mail International and USPS Priority Mail Express International.
Does FedEx ship to Israel?
Israel Import Clearance Process
For shipments where clearance is required, Israelis Customs Authority requires 17% VAT. Depending on the commodity, tax will also be added prior to release. FedEx will charge the recipient VAT and taxes either directly or charge their account at Customs.
What food can I bring into Israel?
Israel prohibits entry with any meat products — as do most countries — or any dairy products. Banana and pineapples are completely restricted, though other fruits and vegetable are allowed unless they have originated in Africa. It is allowed to bring food, so long as there is not more than 3 kg (6.6 lbs.)
Can you send liquids in the mail?
Rules for USPS
Nonflammable liquids and nonhazardous liquids can be sent via USPS, if sealed inside a waterproof container. A recently proposed rule change states that mailers must mark the outer container of a mailpiece containing liquid to indicate the nature of the contents, and include orientation arrows.
Is it legal to send prescription drugs through the mail?
In the US, only FDA approved vendors and distributors with valid licenses can ship and transport prescription drugs. Authorised persons, like doctors, can ship prescription drugs and some patients can choose to have their prescribed medicines shipped by courier.
Can you buy antibiotics over-the-counter in Israel?
Conclusions: Over-the-counter acquisition of antibiotics is rare in Israel.
Can you get birth control over-the-counter in Israel?
The morning-after pill can be purchased over-the-counter at pharmacies for around 150 NIS.
Can I ship perfume to Israel?
Excisable goods (for example, perfume, alcoholic drinks, tobacco), medicine and perishable food can not be cleared as personal effects. Personal effects shipments are not allowed in combination with Return Services.
Can I ship alcohol to Israel?
Israel Provide: Import license/permit Maximum 2 liters per shipment. A larger amount requires an approval/certification by the Israeli Health Ministry and full description of contents including percentage of alcohol on commercial invoice.