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Netherlands

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).

  • Animals and animal products
  • Animal and vegetable fats, oils
  • Firearms and firearm parts
  • Imitation and pirated products
  • Knives
  • Lottery tickets and advertising, unauthorised
  • Mineral products
  • Products of chemicals or allied substances
  • Photographic or cinematographic products
  • Plastics and articles thereof
  • Printed articles; books and newspapers- offensive by nature
  • Pearls, precious stones and metals
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts
  • Tobacco
  • Vegetable products
  • 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 with local authorities before posting:

  • Animals and animal products
  • Arms and ammunition
  • Foodstuffs, prepared
  • Hemp
  • Hides and skins, raw
  • Narcotics
  • Pharmaceutical products
  • Precious metal products
  • Seeds
  • Vegetables and plant products
  • Weapons