Thailand Prohibited Goods

Thailand Prohibited Goods include any material that conflicts with the culture, religion or morality of Thailand are prohibited

  • Printed matter with political or religious content.
  • Books, periodicals and other publications containing information about the countries of origin
  • Audio-visual materials such as cassettes/DVDs/CDs etc., for personal use only

Any material that bears the flag or any symbol from the King, Queen, and Heir-Apparent, or the Royal Family.

The Royal Family is protected by the Constitution, law and customs department. Additionally, they are protected by the Royal Guard and the military. They are also protected by police officers throughout the country.

Any materials that violate copy rights of Thai or International Law; for example, copied VCDs, DVDs, CDs and software.

You are prohibited from bringing into Thailand any materials that violate copy rights of Thai or International Law. For Example, VCD, DVD, CD and software.

Gambling equipment.

Gambling equipment is illegal in Thailand. Gambling equipment includes cards, dice, roulette wheels, and blackjack tables. If you are found with gambling equipment in your possession it will be confiscated and you could be fined or imprisoned for up to 6 months for possession of such items.

Foreign publications

Reasonable amount of foreign publications, including newspapers and magazines, for personal use, educational purposes and research purposes.

If you want to bring any more than these amounts into Thailand, then you will need to apply for an import license from your local Thai consulate or embassy before leaving your home country.

Thailand Prohibited Goods

Your rights

Customs officials have the right to inspect any goods entering Thailand and to confiscate any of the above items that they deem illegal or suspect to be illegal. Visit customs website to clarify.


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