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Botswana

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).

  • Animals
  • Antiques
  • Asbestos
  • Bullion and currency
  • Bee-keeping appliances, used
  • Dangerous goods, haz or comb materials
  • Fruit
  • Furs
  • Honey
  • Ivory
  • Jewellery
  • Precious metals and stones
  • Pornography
  • Prison-made goods
  • Publications or items relating to sexual stimulants or the curing of venereal diseases
  • Royal jelly

Lithium batteries

Lithium batteries and devices containing them are prohibited from being sent via International Express.

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:

  • Animal products
  • Bees
  • Cheese
  • Firearms and firearm parts
  • Grain
  • Insecticides
  • Leeches
  • Liquor
  • Parasites
  • Plants
  • Rice
  • Silkworms
  • Tobacco products
  • Weapons
  • Yeast

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