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Japan

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).

  • Arms and ammunition and parts thereof
  • Copyright violations
  • Coffee, tea, mate and spices
  • Cereals
  • Counterfeit, defaced or imitation stamps
  • Dairy and birds eggs
  • Documents or goods from or made in North Korea
  • Firearms and imitation firearms
  • Fertilizers
  • Fish
  • Live animals and animal products
  • Lottery material
  • Meat and edible meat offal
  • Narcotics
  • Oil, seeds, grain and fruits
  • Organic chemicals
  • Patent violations
  • Pharmaceutical products
  • Plants (unless accompanied by a phytosanitary certificate)
  • Products of the milling industry
  • Publications of books, newspapers and products of the printing industry- offensive by nature
  • Publications, including video tapes, prejudicial to public order or morality
  • Trademark violations
  • Vegetable products
  • Weapons, parts and accessories thereof
  • 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: