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Nepal

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).

  • All items that India prohibits
  • Bearings of all kinds
  • Cameras
  • Cardamom
  • Cinnamon
  • Cloves
  • Photographic paper
  • Synthetic fibres
  • Watches and spare parts

Ordinary, registered or insured mail

Nepal reserves the right not to accept, in accordance with their international legislation, ordinary, registered or insured mail containing coins, bank notes, securities payable to the bearer and travellers cheques.

Nepal does not accept ordinary and registered letters containing articles subject to customs duty.

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:

The same as for India.

Nepal does not accept Registered items or insured items containing currency notes or coins, except by special agreement to that effect.

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 7.2MB) or contact the destination country's customs, postal trade or government authority.

It's also your responsibility to check if the destination country imposes any duties, taxes, brokerage fees or any other fees on the item you're sending. If you're unsure, please contact the consulate office of the destination country.

Special documentation

In addition to our customs forms, authorities in the destination country, territory or region require further documentation for some items.

The same as for India.

Delivery locations & exclusions

Before sending to this destination, it’s worth noting a few more details about our international delivery services.

  • International Express - Letters service available on a non-guaranteed basis
  • International Registered Post
    Nepal pays compensation only in case of loss, total theft or destruction of the article. Prohibitions for International Registered Post - Letters includes; coins, bank notes, securities of any kind payable to the bearer, travellers’ cheques, platinum, gold or silver whether manufactured or not, precious stones, jewels or other valuable articles.

For more information from the overseas carrier, check the Nepalese General Post Office website.

Make sure it's safe to send

Some items are considered dangerous and unsuitable for sending from Australia, even if they’re not prohibited by the destination country.