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Malaysia

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).

  • Advertising material on lucky charms
  • Animals and animal products
  • Coins exceeding $M50 in value, except purely for ornament
  • Cotton
  • Copyright infringements
  • Daggers
  • Electric machinery
  • Flick knives
  • Fertilizers
  • Firearms and parts thereof
  • Glass and glassware
  • Government Service markings, imitation
  • Headgear and parts thereof
  • Lottery tickets
  • Obscene or seditious articles
  • Pornography
  • Photographic, cinematographic instruments and parts thereof
  • Products of the printing industry- offensive by nature
  • Plastics and articles thereof
  • Pearls, precious stones and metals
  • Some textile products
  • Spear guns
  • Spirits and liqueurs
  • Toys, games and sports equipment
  • Trademark infringements
  • Wood and articles of wood

Malaysia also prohibits all Parcels addressed to Vietnamese refugees in camps or addressed to Post Office Box 12468, Kuala Lumpur.

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 wit