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Argentina

Check our destination guide for postal restrictions and requirements

Prohibitions

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).

  • Alcohols and spirits
  • Animal’s and animal products
  • Base metals and articles of base metals
  • Chemicals
  • Cereals
  • Ceramic products
  • Electrical machinery
  • Firearms
  • Fresh Fish products
  • Fertilizers
  • Glass and glassware
  • Grain, seeds and fruit
  • Inorganic and organic chemicals
  • Jute
  • Plastics and articles thereof
  • Pharmaceutical products
  • Rags
  • Rubber and articles thereof
  • Residues and waste from food industries
  • Used textile articles and clothing
  • Vegetable products
  • Weapons and parts of weapons.

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:

  • Animals and animal products
  • Bees
  • Firearms and firarm parts
  • Narcotics
  • Pharmaceutical products
  • Photographic sensitive paper or plates
  • Plants, plant products and sub-products abd derivatives
  • Plastic tools (files)
  • Seeds
  • War material
  • Weapons and parts of weapons
  • X-ray films.

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 change at short notice so the information on this page should be used as a guide only. For the latest information, you should check the UPU prohibitions & restrictions (PDF 7.2MB) or contact the destination country's customs, postal trade or government authority.

It's also your responsibility to check if the destination country imposes any duties, taxes, brokerage fees or any other fees on the item you're sending. If you're unsure, please contact the consulate office of the destination country.

Special documentation

In addition to our customs forms, authorities in the destination country, territory or region require further documentation for some items.

Customs declarations

Parcels containing non-commercial articles, whose F.O.B. value does not exceed 900 USD may be admitted on the basis of a Customs declaration without the addressee being required to be on the Register of Importers.

Invoices

Items whose contents has commercial value.

Origin of goods attached

Only in the case of goods exchanged in accordance with the Latin American Integration Association (LAIA) or MERCOSUR countries.

Customs dues

Invoice items with non-commercial contents of a value less than 25 USD are not subject to Customs dues.

Delivery locations & exclusions

Before sending to this destination, it’s worth noting a few more details about our international delivery services.

  • International Express (carried via the EMS network) - Parcels deliver to all destinations
    International Express - Parcels deliver to a Post Office Box or Poste Restante.
  • International Express - Letters guaranteed service is not available from Perth

For more information from the overseas carrier, check the Correo Argentino website.

Make sure it's safe to send

Some items are considered dangerous and unsuitable for sending from Australia, even if they’re not prohibited by the destination country.

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