The following are either banned or may only be imported under licence:
• Narcotics and dangerous drugs, unless for medical purposes (doctor's certificate required).
• Biological materials, some seeds, fruits and plants (including endangered species of plants and vegetables and their products).
• Firearms and ammunition (with some exceptions - consult the customs website).
• Meat and poultry products - fresh, dried or canned.
• Certain fish (unless certified as disease free).
• Dairy products and eggs.
• Wildlife and endangered species, including crustaceans, molluscs, eggs, game and hunting trophies and crafted articles of any part thereof.
• Dog and cat fur.
• Some art and artefacts.
• Haitian animal hide drums.
• Some automobiles.
• More than one article (limited to once every 30 days) displaying a counterfeit or confusingly similar logo to trademarked and copyrighted articles.
• Merchandise from embargoed countries: Cuba, Iran, Myanmar and most of Sudan; information materials (pamphlets, books, tapes, films and recordings) are permitted.
Note that although the embargo against Cuba has not been lifted, authorised US travellers visiting Cuba may now purchase up to US$400 of goods for personal use.