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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).

  • All items prohibited by France
  • Antiques
  • Asbestos
  • Animals, living or dead
  • Bullion and currency
  • Eggs for hatching
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Furs
  • Gambling devices
  • Hides and skins
  • Ivory
  • Pornography
  • Precious metals and stones
  • Sugarcane plants or parts.

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:

Refer to France. In addition to these restrictions:

  • Clocks and watches
  • Communications equipment
  • Drugs: prescription and non-prescription
  • Electronic games
  • Fabric and fabric samples
  • Films: promotional, training, 8mm, 16mm and 35mm
  • Measuring apparatus
  • Negatives including x-rays, films
  • Sports equipment
  • Telecommunications equipment
  • Televisions and equipment
  • Textile articles
  • Toys

EDN’s and export permits are required for:

  • Kangaroo skins
  • Crocodile skins
  • Emu oil
  • Fish oil
  • Bunker oil
  • Coal
  • Petroleum-based products
  • Tobacco and tobacco products
  • Any other alcohol including beer and spirits all volumes