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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).

  • Airline tickets, blank stock
  • Antiques
  • Asbestos
  • Credit cards, blank
  • Credit cards
  • Dangerous goods, haz. and comb. materials
  • Furs
  • Gambling devices
  • Ivory
  • Jewellery, costume
  • Liquids, non-hazardous
  • Playing cards
  • Pornography
  • Precious metals and stones
  • Tobacco

Lithium batteries

Lithium batteries and devices containing them are prohibited from being sent via International Express.

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:

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
  • Bees
  • Beeswax and hive-frames
  • Cheese
  • Cotton, raw
  • Drugs: prescription
  • Foodstuffs
  • Firearms
  • Firearms, imitation
  • Leeches
  • Liqueurs
  • Meat
  • Military equipment
  • Parasites and insect killers
  • Plants and parts of plants
  • Rice
  • Seeds and bulbs
  • Serums, vaccines and cultures of micro-organisms
  • Silkworms
  • Tobacco, raw
  • Yeast.

EDN’s and export permits are required f