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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).

  • Abestos
  • Alcohol
  • Animals and animal products
  • Bullion and Currency
  • Batteries
  • Cereals and their derivatives
  • Chemicals and pharmaceutical products
  • Clothing, used
  • Cocoa and coffee
  • Colombian stamps
  • Cork
  • Cosmetics and soap Fats, oils, derivatives of oils
  • Dental amalgams
  • Flour and flour products
  • Foodstuffs
  • Fruit and vegetables
  • Fuel
  • Hosiery and textiles
  • Meat
  • Milk and milk products
  • Pornography
  • Plants and parts of plants
  • Products containing dry ice
  • Precious and coloured metals
  • Precious stones
  • Preservatives and perishables
  • Publications of a communist or atheist character
  • Raw cotton
  • Saccharine
  • Silver items
  • Spices
  • Tea
  • Toys representing arms
  • Weapons
  • Varnishes and paints
  • Wax
  • Weapons

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

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:

Import restrictions apply to many types of goods. Senders should det