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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, live
  • Animal and vegetable fats and oils
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes
  • China made products
  • Items contrary to the political, social or moral order of the State
  • Lac, gums and resins
  • Lottery tickets and circulars
  • Modified starches, glues, enzymes
  • Pesticides, weedicide and the like

Transporting food of any kind is prohibited under International Courier.

Lithium batteries

Lithium batteries and devices containing them are prohibited from being sent via International Courier services.

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, wine
  • Antiques
  • Arms and ammunition
  • Bees
  • Cinefilms, non-inflammable
  • Cameras
  • Computer systems
  • Consumer electronic goods
  • Cotton
  • Chemicals and allied items
  • Drugs and pharmaceuticals
  • Drawing and mathematical equipment
  • Films and videos
  • Fountain pens and parts
  • Gold and silver
  • Insecticides and pesticides
  • Jewellery
  • Liqueurs
  • Medicines
  • Pencils, lead or propelling
  • Perfumes
  • Plants, fruit and seeds
  • Precious stones and synthetic stones or gems
  • Radio and wireless apparatus
  • Silk and objects made of silk
  • Sports goods and equipment
  • Tobacco, cigars, cigarettes and e-cigarettes
  • Watches and