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Bhutan

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).

  • Antiques
  • Bank note resemblances included in the design of any article
  • Beans
  • Coinage resemblances, Indian currency
  • Cotton, untreated
  • Fountain pens and parts thereof
  • Firearms, including imitation firearms and toys resembling firearms
  • Flowers, fresh
  • Goods insufficiently marked as to origin.
  • Jewellery
  • Lottery tickets and advertising
  • Pearl necklaces and imitation pearls
  • Plants
  • Quinine, pink-coloured
  • Shaving brushes, Japanese
  • Silk and art objects made of silk
  • Tobacco, raw
  • Trademarks, Indian, false or imitation.

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:

  • Bees
  • Cards, playing
  • Cigarette lighters
  • Coffee seeds and trees
  • Confectionery
  • Drugs and medicines
  • Films
  • Fountain pens and parts thereof
  • Firearms, including imitation firearms and toys resembling firearms
  • Gemstones, precious or synthetic
  • Insect specimens
  • Insecticides and parasite killers
  • Liqueurs
  • Pencils, lead and propelling
  • Perfume
  • Plants and plant products
  • Radio apparatus
  • Rubber
  • Saccharine
  • Silkworms
  • Spectacles and sunglasses
  • Sugar cane
  • Tobacco, raw or manufactured, including cigarettes and cigars
  • Watches and watch-parts.

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