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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
  • Alcohol and beverages
  • Electronic and high-frequency machines
  • Fertilizers
  • Firearms and firearm parts
  • Inorganic and organic chemicals
  • Oils and seeds
  • Pearls, precious stones and metals
  • Photographic or cinematographic products
  • Products from the printing industry
  • Pharmaceutical products
  • Rubber and articles thereof
  • Resins
  • Residue and wastes from the food industries
  • Tanning or dying extracts
  • Tobacco and manufactures tobacco substances
  • Various Textile articles
  • Various mineral and metal products
  • Watchbands and bracelets
  • Weapons and parts of weapons.

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:

  • Antiques
  • Animal products
  • Alcohol and beverages
  • Dairy products
  • Eggs
  • Fish products
  • Foodstuffs/fruit and vegetables
  • Leeches
  • Medicines
  • Pharmaceutical products
  • Printed matter
  • Plants and plant products
  • Photocopiers
  • Pearls, precious metals and stones
  • Radio equipment
  • Seeds
  • Tobacco
  • War material
  • Weapons, hunting
  • Wood products.