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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
  • Alcohol
  • Airline tickets, blank stock
  • Asbestos
  • Bullion and currency
  • Bees and beekeeping appliances
  • Charms and similar objects
  • Cheques, blank
  • Cocoa and products
  • Coffee and products
  • Edible oil
  • Electronic items not in manufacturer's packaging
  • Flick or spring knives
  • Honey and beeswax
  • Ivory
  • Jewellery, precious stones and metals
  • Lottery tickets
  • Maize flour
  • Meats
  • Medicines for venereal diseases
  • Milk, condensed
  • Plants and seeds
  • Pornography
  • Shaving brushes made in Asia
  • Soil
  • String and rope
  • Sugar
  • Tobacco

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:

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Animals, animal products (furs, skins etc)
  • Animal rugs or covers and accessories, used
  • Antiques
  • Books
  • Chemicals: non-hazardous
  • Coffee and coffee samples
  • Cologne and perfume
  • Cosmetics
  • Coins exceeding a value of 10 Jamaican dollars
  • Drugs: prescription and non-prescription
  • Firearms
  • Films: 8mm, 16mm and 32mm
  • Fabric and fabric samples
  • Foodstuffs
  • Footwear
  • Fruit
  • Ivory