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An update on our pre-departure customs clearance process

From 1 March 2023, there is an additional change to pre-departure customs clearance process due to European Union Import Control System (EU ICS2).


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).

  • Currency, foreign
  • Cereals
  • Explosives, combustivle preperations
  • Inorganic chemicals
  • Items contrary to the political, social or economic order of the State
  • Ivory
  • Jewellery, precious stones and metals
  • Live trees, plants and bulbs
  • Paper securities serving as instruments of payment
  • Products from the milling industry
  • Pornography
  • Seeds, grains and fruit
  • Trademarks and labels
  • Traveller’s cheques

Estonian Postal authorities do not accept ordinary and registered letters containing articles subject to custom duty.

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:


Estonia admits cancelled or non-cancelled stamps only as part of an organised philatelic exchange.


Estonia admits only those medicines and vitamins authorised by the Records Office for Medicines and Pharmaceutical Products.

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Animal products
  • Bees
  • Dairy and fish products
  • Food products
  • Fruit and vegetables
  • Plant and plant products
  • Pharmaceutical products
  • Tobacco
  • War material
  • Weapons

Food products up to 5kg

May be imported without a certificate in parcels, except raw material of animal origin, thermally untreated food products of animal origin, food additives and admixtures.

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 3.2MB) 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 unsure, please contact the consulate office of the destination country.

Special documentation

In addition to our customs forms, authorities in the destination country, territory or region require further documentation for some items.

Seeds and plants

Seeds, plants and parts of plants require a Phytosanitary Certificate from the Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service.

Delivery locations & exclusions

Before sending to this destination, it’s worth noting a few more details about our international delivery services.

Delivery locations & exclusions data (Personal)

  • International Express delivers to all destinations
    International Express - Parcels does deliver to a Post Office Box and Poste Restante.
  • International Express - Letters service available on a non-guaranteed basis

For more information from the overseas carrier, check the AS Eesti Post website.