What kind of meat and food products you can bring into Singapore?
Don’t get caught at the Singapore Customs for not knowing better. Here are guidelines on such importation to remember the next time you’re returning from home or a vacation.
- Processed food products: Max 5kg or 5 litres; total value not exceeding $100 per person
- Fruits and vegetables: Small amount for personal consumption, from all countries except those in American Tropics such as Brazil, Mexico, and Ecuador. (A phytosanitary certificate is required to certify that the produce is pest-free is required for these countries.)
- Beef: Max 5kg from Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Japan, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Sweden, Uruguay, US
- Pork: Max 5kg from Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, US
- Poultry: Max 5kg from Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Denmark, Hungary, Ireland, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Switzerland, US
- Seafood products: Max 5kg, out of which only 2 kg of frozen cooked crabmeat and frozen cooked prawn meat is allowed
- Live or frozen oysters: Only from Australia, Canada, France, Ireland, New Zealand, the Netherlands, UK, US
- Pork products from Malaysia and other Southeast Asian countries, including bak kwa and canned luncheon meat. Pork products can be imported only from approved regions including Australia, Japan, US and some European countries
- Eggs from Malaysia or other countries except for Australia, New Zealand and Sweden. Each person limited to 30 eggs for allowed countries
Read more about food import into Singapore here.
By The Finder, last updated July 2019
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