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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).

  • Antiques
  • Asbestos
  • Aphrodisiacs
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Bread, biscuits, pastries or cakes
  • Brushes made in Japan
  • Calenders
  • Carpets and rugs
  • Cereals
  • Charms or similar objects likely to offend the bearer or other people
  • Clothing, piece goods
  • Clothing, used
  • Confectionery
  • Cowry shell
  • Diaries
  • Distilling apparatus
  • Dangerous good, haz. or comb. materials
  • Fabrics and fabric samples
  • Firearms
  • Flowers, artificial
  • Football pools and advertising
  • Footwear
  • Fruit, fresh or dried
  • Fur or fur products
  • Gambling devices
  • Glass ornaments and items made of glass
  • Horoscopes
  • Ironmongery
  • Invoiced, blank
  • Ivory
  • Lamps or torches
  • Literature likely to disturb the public order or the religious beliefs of the Nigerian people
  • Lottery tickets and advertising
  • Metal-work
  • Mosquito repellent coils
  • Pearls, precious stones and semi-precious stones
  • Precious metals
  • Photographic paper
  • Plastic domestic items
  • Pornography
  • Pottery bearing religious inscriptions or quotations from the Koran
  • Soil
  • Samples, textile
  • Swatches
  • Tea and tea mixed with other substances
  • Textiles or textile items
  • Travel goods
  • Tobacco
  • Vegetables.

Please be advised that Nigeria is currently experiencing high incidents of illegal online problems which involve email/ online services soliciting senders to send mobile phones in exchange for money. It is being reported that no money is being provided in the sale.

Lithium batteries

Lithium batteries and devices containing them a