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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).

  • Animals
  • Airline tickets, blank
  • Antiques
  • Asbestos
  • Bullion and currency
  • Clothing, used, intended for sale
  • Cosmetics
  • Currency, counterfeit
  • Dangerous goods, haz or comb materials
  • Foodstuffs
  • Furs
  • Firearms and all weapons
  • Gambling devices
  • Invoices, blank
  • Ivory
  • Liquids, non-hazardous
  • Personal effects
  • Playing cards
  • Pornography
  • Precious metals and stones.

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:

Seychelles requires an import permit for all goods and personal effects with a value greater than 1000 rupees. Before posting any item, senders should confirm that the addressee has any necessary permit. Senders should determine import restrictions from Seychelles authorities before posting:

  • Animals, live
  • Drugs and medicines
  • Firearms and all weapons
  • Plants and parts of plants
  • Sugar
  • Tea

EDN’s and export permits are required for:

  • Kangaroo skins
  • Crocodile skins
  • Emu oil
  • Fish oil
  • Bunker oil
  • Coal