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What are the rules of sending non-prescription medicine through regular mail from the USA to my Mexican address? Thank you.

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Technically, you need a permit from COFEPRIS that is supposed to accompany each and every shipment.

It's called a Permiso Sanitario de Importaci√≥n de Medicamentos Destinados a Uso‚Äč Personal.

Start here with this link:

http://www.cofepris.gob.mx/TyS/Paginas/Importacion-de-Productos-para-Consumo-Personal.aspx

COFEPRIS is Mexico's Federal Commission for Protection Against Health Risks. This agency mandates that Mexican Customs (Aduana) seize any package sent through the Mexican Post Office containing medications, or medical equipment or devices, that is not accompanied by the permit mentioned above.

That said, lots of shipments whose contents are labeled "Supplements" seem to make it through when sent via the Post Office; almost never when sent via a courier service like UPS, FedEx, DHL, etc.

Good luck,

-- Don

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We may be able to bring something back for you as we will be flying back & forth this month. Depends on what you need and how much. PM me. You may not want the whole world to have this info.

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