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Malawi

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).

  • Aphrodisiacs and relating correspondence
  • Chain letters
  • Coins, bank notes, currency notes or securities of any kind payable to the bearer
  • Clothing, used
  • Firearms and parts thereof
  • Platinum, gold or silver
  • Precious stones, jewels or other valuable articles
  • Travellers cheques
  • Vegetables and vegetable 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:

Malawi requires an import permit for many goods. Before posting any item, senders should confirm that the addressee has any necessary permit. Senders should determine import restrictions from Malawi authorities before posting seeds.

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