Is it Safe to Travel with Kratom?

We are digital nomads who keep moving and exploring other states and other countries across the world. You must be thinking whether it is safe to travel with your Kratom from one place to another, isn’t that so?

Kratom is legal in many states in America and other parts of the world. In some states and other countries across the world, Kratom is illegal, and when found with Kratom, you are subjected to fines and penalties. There is no solid answer to whether it is safe to travel with Kratom because different states have different laws about Kratom. In this article, we will discuss all you should before traveling with Kratom to other parts of the world.

Below are some of the major factors should consider before traveling with Kratom to other states or countries across the world:

1. Research your destination

The first exercise you should do as a Kratom user is to research your destination. Is Kratom legal in the state or country that you are about to travel to? This will quickly answer your question of whether it is safe to travel with Kratom. If the state or country you intend to visit does not accept Kratom’s usage in any way, then you should abandon your Kratom and leave it at home. However, if Kratom is legalized in the state or country you intend to visit, you should not worry about carrying your Kratom.

Keep in mind that you must always do your research before taking your Kratom with you on any plane, be it that you are traveling locally or abroad. If you fail to research Kratom’s legality in other states or countries, you risk serving a jail term or being subjected to hefty fines and penalties.

2. How to Handle the Airport Security

After conducting extensive research on whether Kratom is permitted in the state or country that you intend to visit and realize that Kratom is legal, you need to understand how you should carry yourself at the airport. This is to avoid embarrassment. You should know that not everybody uses Kratom, and they can apply to the airport security personnel. Some of the security officers may not know it.

Putting Kratom in luggage where anybody can see it can trigger a problem. Some of the security officers may not let you go until they verify that indeed what you are carrying is Kratom or until they receive orders from their superiors.

To avoid all these, the best thing you can do is concealing your Kratom, where nobody can easily find it. At some point, you may leave other passengers scared, especially those from states or countries that Kratom is illegal. All you should do is to carefully conceal your Kratom where not everybody can easily see it.

3. Best ways to carry your Kratom

How should you carry your Kratom to avoid unnecessary commotion or problems at the airport? The best way to carry your Kratom is to put it in a checked suitcase. When you put it in there, it’s so difficult for someone to think about it or suspect anything.

How about using Kratom while on the way? You can consider putting it inside an envelope for you to use your Kratom as you travel comfortably. When you want to use it, you only need to open the envelope and then seal it. There is no point in creating attention in the plane or at the airport. You should use your Kratom secretly when nobody is watching. Do all these even if you are traveling to a country where Kratom is legalized.

4. Traveling locally within the US with Kratom

Just as earlier mentioned, the use of Kratom across most states in the USA is legalized, while in some other few states, the use of Kratom is punishable by law. You need to understand that even in states that Kratom is legalized, there are some specific areas where using Kratom is a crime and is punishable by law.

You should also not even when Kratom is allowed in some states, not everybody uses Kratom or likes it. For that case, there is a need to be more careful about how you use Kratom. Yes, you have the right to use Katom in that state, but you don’t have the right to distract others.

5. States in the USA that doesn’t allow one to use Kratom

There are some states in the USA that don’t allow one to use Kratom. When your intended destination was among these states that we’ll mention, then you should consider leaving your Kratom at home to avoid any problems with the laws in these states. These states include:

  • Wisconsin
  • Indiana
  • Vermont
  • Washington DC
  • Alabama
  • Rhode Island
  • Arkansas
  • Tennessee

6. Areas in the USA where Kratom use is illegal

There are some states in the USA where the use of Kratom is legal and illegal in a few specific areas. It would help if you were very cautious and never try using Kratom in these areas. Some of these areas are:

  • San Diego in California
  • Oceanside in California
  • Sarasota county in Florida
  • Jerseyville
  • Union County

If you carefully check these states, the use of Kratom is legalized but again illegal in some of the cities. You should be careful when visiting such states and do not try taking Kratom to the areas that it’s illegal.

7. Countries where Kratom is illegal

Are you planning to travel abroad? There are a few countries where the usage of Kratom is illegal, and you should not try carrying Kratom with you when visiting such countries. These countries include:

  • Finland
  • Thailand
  • Romania
  • Australia
  • Denmark
  • Poland
  • Vietnam
  • Israel
  • Malaysia
  • Lithuania
  • Sweden
  • Jordan
  • South Korea
  • Saudi Arabia
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Myanmar
  • New Zealand
  • Germany


There are several countries where Kratom is illegal. You should research and find out the legality of Kratom in other countries and States.