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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).

  • Animals
  • Asbestos
  • Clothing and bedding, used
  • Coin or bullion, unless clearly intended as ornamental
  • Cosmetics
  • Dangerous goods, haz or comb materials
  • Daggers
  • Drugs and medicines
  • Dangerous goods, haz or comb materials
  • Firearms
  • Fruit
  • Gambling devices
  • Ivory
  • Jewellery, precious stones and metals
  • Liquids, non-hazardous
  • Lottery tickets and advertising
  • Plants
  • Playing cards
  • Postcards, packets of, sent as printed papers
  • Pornography
  • Publications for resale
  • Rags
  • Saccharine and similar substances
  • Shaving brushes, Japanese origin
  • Tobacco packed with other goods or sweetened with the leaves of other plants
  • Vegetables.

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:

EDN’s and export permits are required for:

  • Kangaroo skins
  • Crocodile skins
  • Emu oil
  • Fish oil
  • Bunker oil
  • Coal
  • Petroleum bases products
  • Tobacco and tobacco products
  • Any other alcohol including beer and spirits all volumes.