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Hungary

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).

  • Bullion and currency
  • Copied videos, DVD’s, cassettes and CD’s
  • Food and beverages harmful to health
  • Narcotics
  • Natural fertilisers
  • Press and publications and printed matter- offensive by nature
  • Publications embarrassing to the interests of the Hungarian Republic or contrary to public order of morality
  • Roots, stems and leaves of potatoes, tomatoes and eggplant
  • Weapons

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
  • Arms and ammunition
  • Cinematographic films
  • Medicines
  • Narcotics
  • Pharmaceutical goods
  • Vegetables and products of vegetable origin
  • Weapons

Automobile spare parts

Hungary admits gifts of automobile spare parts (one of each kind) for the use of an individual person, subject to 60% customs duty assessed on the domestic retail value.

Medicines and medical products

Hungary admits medicines and medical products for the use of an individual person, to the quantities shown on the prescription or medical certificate. Medical products and vaccines sent to authorised institutes do not require the permission of the Ministry of Public Health. Items sent to the Hungarian Red Cross, to schools and to medical institutes or other establishments for teaching, science or research, are exempt from customs duties only if these establishments become the owners of the i