Prohibited HS Codes


Executive Summary

Due to customs import rules and requirements, certain HS Codes will be prohibited based on destination country for international orders.


A new error has been introduced to the Create an order endpoint. The error will return if an HS Code provided on an international order is prohibited by Sendle due to customs import rules and requirements for the destination country.

Sample Response

  "messages": {
    "parcel_contents[0]": [
        "hs_code": [
          "This HS code is on our list of prohibited items. You won't be able to use Sendle for this order."
  "error": "unprocessable_entity",
  "error_description": "The data you supplied is invalid. Error messages are in the messages section. Please fix those fields and try again."