You must be present in Malaysia in order for your consignment to clear customs. It is your own responsibility to ensure that you are aware of how current Customs regulations and your own personal circumstances affect the status of your shipment with regard to whether or not you will be liable to pay any duty or taxes on your shipment or certain items in it. If a formal Customs entry has to be made, a fee may be charged for this. If you have dutiable goods in your shipment, you may be asked by Customs to supply documentary evidence (sales receipts, invoices, insurance papers, etc.) to ascertain your ownership of the goods, period of ownership, and their value.
The importation of firearms, dangerous weapons, imitation firearms, fireworks, explosives, food stuffs, narcotics, goods of South African or Israeli origin, pornographic or obscene magazines or videos, flick knives and daggers is prohibited. All swords require an Import Permit, which needs to be obtained prior to shipping. All video tapes/DVD/CD’s are to be censored through the Government Film Censor Board which will review all material before release. You will also be charged a fee for this service. Please note that all gas bottles for diving tanks, gas stoves and barbeques etc must be free of gas. Garden implements, outdoor furniture, golf clubs, tents, camping equipment, barbeques, shoes, bicycles, buggies/prams need to be cleaned thoroughly and be free of dirt, soil, grass, food etc. All dangerous goods are prohibited by sea and air shipments.