This article applies to selling in: Singapore

Weapons, Arms, and Explosives

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Examples of Permitted Listings

Certain items classified as weapons, arms and explosives under Singapore legislation, including but not limited to the Arms and Explosives Act and the Arms Offences Act, are prohibited for sale on However, there are certain permissible items that are not regulated and no license is required for their import, export, or possession.

The following items are examples of items permitted to be sold:

  • Diving knives
  • Knives included in ordinary cutlery sets with forks and spoons
  • Parangs and machetes
  • Scissors
  • Carving and toasting forks
  • Knife sharpeners
  • Toy guns, provided they are not realistic (for example, Nerf guns, Super Soaker Guns, Lego, and Duplo toys)

Examples of Prohibited Listings

  • Firearms, including pistols, rifles, and shotguns
  • Airguns and airsoft guns, including BB and paintball guns
  • All associated parts, kits and ammunition for firearms
  • Accessories which assist the use of firearms (for example, silencers and converters)
  • Antique and replica/imitation guns, including replica bullets
  • Deactivated weapons
  • Weapons designed to fire blanks (including starting pistols)
  • Black powder and all explosives
  • Prohibited explosive precursors
  • Grenades
  • Military weaponry
  • Stun guns and tasers (electroshock weapons)
  • Harpoons/spearguns
  • Crossbows
  • Slingshots/catapults
  • Batons and telescopic truncheons
  • Tear gas
  • Pepper spray
  • CS spray
  • Weapons designed to be concealed or disguised
  • Swords
  • Brass knuckles and knuckledusters
  • Throwing knives and ninja stars
  • Spears and spear heads
  • Bayonets
  • Daggers
  • Empty cartridges with percussion caps attached
  • Flares
  • Nanchakus
  • Chain whips
  • Bullet proof vests
  • Steel helmets
  • Handcuffs
  • Night vision / infrared goggles and binoculars
  • Flick knives, gravity knives, and butterfly knives
  • Wasp knives
  • Cigarette lighters in the shape of pistols / revolvers
  • Firecrackers and all forms of fireworks, including tube-sparklers and “pop-pop”
  • Any other article which has a blade or which is sharply pointed and which is made or adapted for use for causing injury
  • Any firearm accessory that includes an image of a real firearm or gun
Note: Sellers who list prohibited items or content can have their selling permissions removed, either temporarily or permanently.

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