10 Craziest customs laws
We have come across many crazy and unusual customs regulations in our time - Here are a few of our favourites.
Crazy Customs Laws
Tunisia bans the humble pencil from entering the country, making ballpoint pens the country’s writing tool of choice.
Officials in Guatemala have decided to ban police whistles to stop police impersonation.
Botswana residents must find something else to spread on their toast, as imported honey is strictly forbidden.
Japanese shaving brushes are prohibited in Saint Lucia due to an anthrax contamination scandal in the early 1900s.
The import of all aphrodisiac substances in Malawi is forbidden.
Bad news for fashion lovers! Iran prohibits fashion magazines from entering the country as they are unwanted, non-islamic influence.
When importing toys into Italy, be aware that only toys made of wood can make it through customs.
Foreign spectacles can’t enter Uruguay, leaving less competition for local opticians.
A suitcase of holiday clothes can enter Bulgaria without issue, but importing used clothing for resale is illegal.