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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).

  • Abortion Kits
  • Animals, live
  • Authors’ rights, infringements of
  • Citizens’ band radios with AM capability
  • Coins, illegal weight standard
  • Dairy produce, birds eggs and natural honey
  • Fish and crustaceans
  • Fur skins and artificial fur, manufactures thereof
  • Government markings, false
  • Indecent and obscene books and cards
  • Lottery tickets
  • Organic chemicals
  • Pharmaceutical products
  • Printed articles; books, newspapers and other products of the printing industry- offensive by nature
  • Paper or materials treated with oils or varnishes
  • Seal pup’s skins

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:

  • Animals and animal products
  • Animals or vegetable fast and oils
  • Anti-parasite products
  • Beverages, alcoholic fluids
  • Books and periodical publications
  • Bees
  • Cereals
  • Firearms and explosives
  • Fruit, nuts and vegetables
  • Lotteries etc.
  • Meat and meat products
  • Medicines
  • Milk and milk products (dairy)
  • Narcotics
  • Organic chemicals
  • Plants and parts of plants
  • Pharmaceutical products