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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).

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Blade weapons
  • Bills, blank
  • Banknotes and coins, counterfeit
  • Crude or refined opium
  • Chrysanthemums
  • Cotton or silk cloth
  • Currency, counterfeit
  • Daisies and parts of daisies
  • Firearms and firearm parts
  • Hemp
  • Medicines unless accompanied by a prescription
  • Narcotics
  • Offensive materials
  • Pharmaceutical products
  • Pornography
  • Printed matter; newspaper and books- offensive by nature
  • Radio sets and transmitters
  • Toy arms and pistols

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:

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Bees
  • Leeches
  • Silkworms
  • Radio sets, transmitters and receivers.

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