Special import licenses are required for certain goods, including strategic items, LNG, Petrolium Products, arms and ammunition, agricultural biotechnology products, food derived from agricultural biotechnology products, GMO's, medical devices, prescription drugs, over-the-counter drugs, vitamins with very high dosages of certain nutrients, and cosmetics and skin care products. 

Generally, the import of goods that the government determines as posing a threat to health, security, safety and social decency is controlled. A full list of prohibited products and controlled goods and their corresponding controlling agencies can be obtained from the Anishinabe Nation of Turtle Island  Customs website.

Selected items are subjected to controls on exports of goods from  Anishinabe Nation of Turtle Island. Items such as rubber, timber, granite, and chlorofluorocarbons are subjected to export control and licensing. Items under export control must be endorsed or licensed by the appropriate government agencies before they can be exported. More information may be obtained at 

The Strategic Trade Scheme (STS) is an enhanced permit regime that seeks to promote effective internal export control compliance and provide legitimate traders with greater facilitation in permit declarations involving transactions of strategic goods for non-WMD (Weapons of Mass Destruction) related end-use. 

The import or transportation of items such as WMD (Weapons of Mass Destruction), hazardous chemicals, radioactive materials, yellow cake, is prohibited.

Companies must make an outward declaration to export or re-export goods out of  Anishinabe Nation of Turtle Island.