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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).

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Animal products
  • Bees
  • Coins
  • Currency, counterfeit
  • Foodstuffs
  • Linen
  • Lottery tickets and advertising
  • Obscene articles
  • Plants
  • Shaving brushes made in Japan
  • Silkworms
  • Subversive publications
  • Trademarks, imitated
  • Window glass.

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:

  • Firearms
  • Food products
  • Medicines
  • Newsprint and writing paper
  • Plants and parts of
  • Spirits and wines
  • Toilet waters
  • Vegetables and fruit.

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.

Commercial goods require an invoice. Guyana requires an import permit for many goods. Before posting any item, senders should confirm that the addressee has any necessary permit. The sender should provide a Certificate of Origin for British-made goods.

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 (carried via the EMS network) - Parcels deliver to all destinations except the following
    • Berbice River
    • Madhia
    • Mattews Ridge
    • Pomeroon River

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 Guyana Post Office Corporation website.