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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).

  • Airline tickets, blank stock
  • Animals and animals products
  • Asbestos
  • Antiques
  • Baby comforters not made of pure rubber
  • Bullion and currency
  • Baby-feeders
  • Coins and medallions resembling legal coinage
  • Conserves with insufficient marks of origin
  • Contraceptives
  • Dangerous goods, haz or comb materials
  • Diamonds
  • Fish conserves
  • Furs
  • Gambling devices
  • Ivory
  • Jewellery
  • Military equipment
  • Precious metals and stones
  • Pornography
  • Trademarks, French, false or imitated
  • Trademarks resembling the Red Cross
  • Non-metric weights and measures.

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:

  • Alcohol
  • Bees
  • Communications equipment
  • Computer components and parts
  • Distilled spirits
  • Firearms
  • Leeches
  • Medicines
  • Mineral waters
  • Plants and parts of plants
  • Phones and modems
  • Serums and vaccines
  • Sugarcane
  • Telecommunications equipment

EDN’s and export permits are required for:

  • Kangaroo skins
  • Crocodile skins
  • Emu oil
  • Fish oil
  • Bunker oil
  • Coal
  • Petroleum bases products
  • Tobac