How to ship cannabis seeds and complete grow kit worldwide

One of the main questions about shipping marijuana products is: ‘Can I ship cannabis seeds worldwide’? The short answer is yes, in some countries. As long as the concentration of THC is below the allowed limits, sending marijuana or cannabis seeds in the mail is both possible and legal. Read all about the regulations for shipping cannabis seeds or complete grow kits internationally.

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How to pack cannabis seeds for international shipping

Follow these packaging guidelines to ship cannabis seeds in the mail or by courier safely:

  • Keep the seeds in their original package. You can place it in a leak-proof bag for additional protection.
  • Use bubble wrap and place the packages in a box filled with cushioning materials such as crumpled paper and packing peanuts.
  • Seal the box with sufficient tape and attach the label if needed.

How to pack cannabis grow kits for shipping by courier

When shipping a cannabis growing kit or related items, follow these packaging recommendations:

  • If possible, keep the kits in their original packaging.
  • Place growing soil and tent in plastic bags individually to avoid any spills.
  • Wrap the materials in bubble wrap for cushioning.
  • Place the packages in a box and fill them with cushioning materials like paper snippers and packing peanuts.
  • Seal the box with sufficient tape also for the corners and edges.

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Regulations in Europe and abroad | Is it legal to ship cannabis seeds internationally?

Cannabis seeds shipping in Europe

It is legal to buy and sell small quantities of cannabis seeds in Europe. Moreover, both businesses and individuals can ship cannabis seeds within the European Union if the tetrahydrocannabinol (or THC) concentration does not exceed 0.2 %.

Cannabis seeds shipping outside Europe

Shipping cannabis seeds is legal in many countries worldwide including the UK, USA, Canada and Australia.

  • In the UK, businesses can sell products containing up to 1mg of the substance per container.
  • In the USA it is allowed to send cannabis products if the THC concentration doesn’t exceed 0.3 %.
  • In Australia, it is allowed to buy and send cannabis seeds with up to 0.005% of THC concentration.
  • In Canada, the maximum amount of cannabis allowed in public is 30 gr, which is equal to 30 seeds only.

In conclusion, when shipping marijuana seeds internationally, it is still recommended always to check the regulations of both countries of collection and delivery.


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FAQs on shipping cannabis seeds and grow kits internationally

Is it legal to ship and cultivate cannabis in the EU?
According to the publication by the European Union, the cultivation and possession of (female) marijuana plants for personal use is defined by each country. Some EU countries allow cultivating a small amount of cannabis for medical purposes. When shipping marijuana seeds internationally, it is still recommended to always check the regulations of both countries of collection and delivery, as well as, the courier regulations.
Can I ship cannabis seeds and grow kits with every courier company?
It is important to note that not all courier companies will ship cannabis seeds or grow kits internationally. For example, DHL will not ship products containing cannabis. Each courier has specific rules and requirements for different shipments, so we recommend checking this further with the designated courier for your route. Alternatively, you can reach us by chat, phone or email before shipping to discuss your options further.
What is the cheapest way of shipping an indoor cannabis growing kit by courier?
The most cost-effective way to send cannabis grow box is by booking the standard service if the package fits the weight and size limitations. Pack the growing tent, lights and other elements of the kit according to our packaging guide and ship with the standard option at the lowest cost.
Can I ship the cannabis grow box together with marijuana seeds and other cannabis products?
It is legal to ship cannabis products containing less than 0.3% THC (0,2% for some countries) almost everywhere in the world. However, before you decide to ship cannabis seeds or cannabidiol products abroad, we strongly recommend you to get properly informed regarding the laws both on the country of collection and delivery and the courier regulations.
Is it possible to send cannabis seeds from the UK after Brexit?
Shipments from the UK are still possible but due to the Brexit effects are subject to international shipping rules. All packages shipped from the UK will go through customs, and you will have to pay VAT and customs duties. We highly recommend checking the regulations of the importing country as well as the courier company before sending cannabis seeds abroad.

Take into consideration these guidelines when you ship cannabis seeds and growing kits worldwide. Nevertheless, please consider that following them does not guarantee that the courier company will transport your package without restriction. In case you decide to ship marijuana seeds internationally, Eurosender will not be held responsible for any damages caused by the transportation of your shipment.