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).
- Airline tickets, blank stock, Antiques
- Bullion and Currency
- Bank Notes and other securities
- Credit card blanks
- Dangerous goods, haz or comb materials
- Gambling devices
- Invoices, blank
- Playing Cards
- Narcotics except for medical reasons
- Precious metals and stones
- Publications that may jeopardise the Muslim religion or the security of the State
- Weapons of war.
Lithium batteries and devices containing them are prohibited from being sent via International Express.
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:
Senders should determine import restrictions from the Comoros authorities before posting weapons and parts of weapons. Comoros admits cigarettes sent by private individuals and intended for the personal use of the addressees only in the quantities allowed by customs officials.
EDN’s and export permits are required for:
- Kangaroo skins
- Crocodile skins
- Emu oil
- Fish oil
- Bunker oil
- Petroleum bases products
- Tobacco and tobacco products
- Any other alcohol including beer and spirits all volumes.
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 unsur