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Check our destination guide for postal restrictions and requirements


The following items are prohibited from importation, meaning they won't be allowed to enter the destination country, territory or region.

To check which items are considered dangerous and prohibited for sending from Australia, download our dangerous goods guide (1.2MB).

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Carpets
  • Cloth, fine
  • Clothing- soiled
  • Decorative articles made of non-precious metals
  • Fragile items
  • Handbags, ladies
  • Plants
  • Printed matter prejudicial to public order or offensive to religion or morality
  • Textiles
  • Toys.

Afghanistan Post does not accept ordinary and registered letters containing articles subject to customs duty.

Import restrictions

If an item is subject to import restrictions, it means that provisions must be met before it will be released from customs in the destination country, territory or region.

We recommend you confirm import restrictions with local authorities before posting:

  • Confectionery
  • Fountain pens
  • Pencils, propelling
  • Playing cards
  • Saccharine
  • Spectacles and sunglasses
  • Tobacco products
  • Watches

Okay to send? Send responsibly.

As the sender, it's your responsibility to make sure your items don't break any laws or rules – both within Australia and in the destination country.

Restrictions and conditions can chang