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).
- Airline tickets, blank stock
- Credit cards, blank
- Credit cards
- Dangerous goods, haz. and comb. materials
- Gambling devices
- Jewellery, costume
- Liquids, non-hazardous
- Playing cards
- Precious metals and stones
Lithium batteries and devices containing them are prohibited from being sent via International Express.
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:
Namibia 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 Namibian authorities before posting:
- Animal products
- Beeswax and hive-frames
- Cotton, raw
- Drugs: prescription
- Firearms, imitation
- Military equipment
- Parasites and insect killers
- Plants and parts of plants
- Seeds and bulbs
- Serums, vaccines and cultures of micro-organisms
- Tobacco, raw
EDN’s and export permits are required for:
- Kangaroo skins
- Crocodile skins
- Emu oil
- Fish oil
- Bunker oil
- Petroleum bases products
- Tobacco and tobacco products
- Any other alcohol including beer and spirits all volumes.
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 UPU prohibitions & restrictions (PDF 7.