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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).

  • Animals and animal products
  • Arms and ammunition
  • Apparel and clothing accessories- soiled
  • Coins
  • Clocks and watches
  • Coffee and Tea
  • Dairy products and birds eggs
  • Electrical machinery
  • Edible fuit and nuts
  • Fish
  • Firearms
  • Gaming equipment
  • Live trees and other plants
  • Lottery tickets
  • Natural or cultured pearls
  • Organic and inorganic chemicals
  • Photographic or cinematographic products
  • Printed books, newspapers and pictures- offensive by nature
  • Perishables
  • Rubber and articles thereof
  • Some minerals and metals
  • Spirits
  • Subversive literature
  • Toys, games and sports requisites
  • Tanning of dying extracts
  • Tobacco

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:

  • Animals and animal products
  • Anti-parasite products for agricultural use
  • Beverages, alcohol
  • Coffee
  • Cereal
  • Carbon paper
  • Cocoa plants and seed
  • Cotton seed, dairy products
  • Films
  • Fish products
  • Gaming machines and toys
  • Medicines
  • Narcotics
  • Postage stamps and uniforms
  • Pharmaceutical products
  • Printed products
  • Some precious stones and metals
  • Television recei