What are Forbidden goods in Saudi Arabia?

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Goods whose import is prohibited in Saudi Arabia

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Goods whose import is prohibited in Saudi Arabia

First: Goods whose import is prohibited:

  1. Pork (meat, fat, fluff, blood, and pig intestines, and whatever is extracted from it).
  2. Dogs, other than hunting, guard, and blind dogs, shall provide a certificate from an official in the exporting country with confirmation from the Saudi Embassy that the dog is intended for guarding, hunting, or used for the blind. In addition, it must be offered in veterinary quarantine.
  3. Frog meats.
  4. Types of drugs with their forms and names. In addition, substances such as shameh (1), soika (2), and noshogh (3) are also considered drugs.
  5. Other types of food are made from animal blood.
  6. All kinds of wine and intoxicants with all their types. And wine distillers and materials are used only in wine distillation.
  7. The Holy Quran in commercial volume.
  8. White invoices with the name of foreign companies abroad.
  9. Smoky materials with all its types.
  10. A cross or any commodity on which are pictures or motifs or watercolors or expressions which express the contents of magazines, books, and other presses and films and tapes; Which is contrary to Islamic beliefs and customs or the law of the press.
  11. Shame: Tobacco is smokeless; which is mixed with other materials such as soil, cement, salt, ash, henna, and flour. These additives change their color and shape, for example, it is said: black, red, green, yellow, and white. This substance mixes the mouth badly. In addition to jaundice and tooth decay, it also causes bad breath.
  12. Soke: It is the tobacco leaves that are ground and other substances such as sodium bicarbonate, ash, sand, cadmium, lead, arsenic, fiberglass, hydrazine, nickel, and more than thirty Metals are added to it. There are different types of soybeans, such as white soybean, which is a type of flour with the addition of flour. There is also a red sock, which is a kind of candle mixed with red henna. The yellow suit is also without additives.
  13. Nashuq (errhine), or Saut, or Bernouti (as the name implies in Iraq) are the same as chopped tobacco leaves. The empty glass is imported from the outside to use it. And its purpose is to be a foreign producer.
  14. Images that are in conflict with the rules of Shari'a and are contrary to public customs. And enters the commercial volume for sale. Gambling tools, devices, and devices in all its types, old and new tires (covers).
  15. Birthday trees.
  16. Weapons and military equipment in all its types and components and reserves except for use in special government departments.
  17. Night vision cameras can be used to see in the dark as well as cameras that shoot at night and target cameras.
  18. Explosive and explosive substances and crackers and gunpowder salt in all its types and potassium chlorides except an official license.
  19. Types of fireworks.
  20. Drugs that do not have a logo or label that indicates the quality of the composition and amount of each substance based on the profession of pharmacy, and the trade of drugs and medical supplies.
  21. Documents and coupons for sacrifice, redemption, and charity.
  22. Cameras that show the body without clothes.
  23. Massage devices that are offered politely.
  24. Empty bags containing markings or descriptions of foodstuffs, or Cement or markings of cement companies; Except for what domestic companies import.
  25. Transparent women's tents even if for personal use.
  26. Special shapes of knives are made for hostile purposes. For example, it has two edges or a handle.
  27. Ampule-shaped pens.
  28. Items that have the flags of foreign countries openly.
  29. Substances that excite the body's organs.
  30. Goods containing the names and photos of celebrities.
  31. Devices that broadcast wireless applications.
  32. Videotelephony devices.
  33. Bags with radios, tape recorders, or alarm devices.
  34. Greeting cards that have a small music device so that music is played when the card is moved.
  35. Car antennas are similar to security car antennas as well as cordless phones.
  36. Counterfeit money.
  37. Potassium bromate, which is used as a supplement in bread production.
  38. Devices for changing the sound.
  39. Perforated glasses with rays
  40. Cameras that show the body without clothes.
  41. Massage devices that are offered politely.
  42. Empty bags containing markings or descriptions of foodstuffs, or cement or markings of cement companies; Except for what domestic companies import.
  43. Transparent women's tents even if for personal use.
  44. Special shapes of knives are made for hostile purposes. For example, it has two edges or a handle.
  45. Ampule-shaped pens.
  46. Items that have the flags of foreign countries openly.
  47. Substances that excite the body's organs.
  48. Goods containing the names and photos of celebrities.
  49. Devices that broadcast wireless applications.
  50. Video telephony devices.
  51. Bags with radios, tape recorders, or alarm devices.
  52. Greeting cards that have a small music device so that music is played when the card is moved.
  53. Car antennas are similar to security car antennas as well as cordless phones.
  54. Counterfeit money.
  55. Potassium bromate, which is used as a supplement in bread production.
  56. Devices for changing the sound.
  57. Perforated glasses that work with laser beams.
  58. Optical shoes in which mercury is used.
  59. Hunting weapons, cold steel, and firearms (except with the consent of the relevant authorities).
  60. Metal detectors.
  61. Detection devices for counterfeit banknotes (except with the consent of the relevant authorities).
  62. Remote control aircraft.
  63. Fishing boats.
  64. Tools and equipment for making, repairing, and reproducing the key (except with the consent of the relevant authorities).

Second: Goods whose import is conditional:
The following materials are based on the decision of the Council of Ministers No. 50 dated 3/17/1410 AH. To be identified, refer to the plant and veterinary quarantines at the Ministry of Agriculture and Water:

  1. Snake-eating animals with all their types.
  2. Live, predatory and non-domestic animals.
  3. Ornamental birds with all their types.
  4. Types of poultry, rabbits, and baby snakes with all its types.
  5. Ornamental fish with all its types.
  6. Incubation eggs.
  7. Sperm.
  8. Types of veterinary fertilization.
  9. Veterinary medicines.
  10. Skin, fur, and wool that has an animal origin and no action has been done on it.

Smuggling of alcoholic beverages
Despite Saudi Arabia's legal ban on trade, and the production of alcohol, and despite tight controls at border and customs crossings, as well as the role of the Board of Enjoining the Good and Forbidding the Bad in dealing with lawbreakers, only in 2007, the number of 120,000 bottles of alcohol have been discovered in this country.

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