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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).

  • Bearer securities
  • Books, newspapers and products of the printing industry- offensive by nature
  • Edible fruit and nuts
  • Lottery tickets and advertising
  • Oil products
  • Products of the milling industry
  • Some mineral products

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:

  • Alcohols and spirits
  • Animal and animal products
  • Books
  • Charts and maps
  • Coffee
  • Dairy products
  • Meat and edible meat offal
  • Pharmaceutical products
  • Plants and plant products
  • Sugar
  • Television receivers
  • War materials
  • Weapons

Okay to send? Send responsibly.

As the sender, it's your responsibility to make sure your items don't break any laws or rules – both within Australia and in the destination country.

Restrictions and conditions can change at short notice so the information on this page should be used as a guide only. For the latest information, you should check the