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Dominican Republic

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).

  • Asbestos
  • Articles the importation of circulation of which is prohibited in the destination country
  • Live animals
  • Bullion and currency
  • Communist propaganda
  • Cash
  • Credit cards blank
  • Dangerous goods; haz or comb materials
  • Drugs; Opium, Morphine, cocaine and narcotics of all kinds
  • Firearms of all kinds
  • Glass articles
  • Gambling appliances
  • Immoral or obscene material
  • Ivory
  • Items containing staples
  • Lottery tickets and advertising
  • Jewellery, precious stones and metals
  • Pornography
  • Plants or parts of plants.

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
  • Animal skins
  • Coffee and coffee samples
  • Communication equipment
  • Computer component and parts
  • Computer software
  • Cotton, cotton seed
  • Drugs: prescription and non-prescription
  • Foodstuffs
  • Grain samples
  • Leather goods
  • Liquids, non-hazardous
  • Medicines
  • Military equipment
  • Perishables
  • Personal effects
  • Plants and plant products
  • Radar equipment; transmitters and receivers
  • Radio equipment