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Falkland Islands (Malvinas)

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).

Falkland Islands prohibits parasites and insect killers.

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:

Senders should determine import restrictions from Falkland Islands authorities before posting drugs, firearms or medicines.

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 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.

Falkland Islands has no current requirements for special documentation.

Delivery locations & exclusions

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

  • International Express - Letters service available on a non-guaranteed basis
    International Express - Parcels does deliver to a Post Office Box and Poste Restante.
  • Air Mail and Sea Mail destinations for Parcels
    Delivery of Air Mail and Sea Mail Parcels is via the United Kingdom, from where delivery is by sea. Available only to Falkland Islands, South Georgia and British Antarctic Territory.
  • International Express - Letters service available on a non-guaranteed basis

For more information from the overseas carrier, check the Falklands Post Service Ltd website

Make sure it's safe to send

Some items are considered dangerous and unsuitable for sending from Australia, even if they’re not prohibited by the destination country.