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Sierra Leone

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).

  • Currency, counterfeit or imitation
  • Distilling apparatus
  • Parasites and destroyers of noxious insects.

Suspended services

At the time of publication, International Express service remains suspended. International Registered Post services are also suspended. Air Mail and Sea Mail services for items without Extra Cover are operating.

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:

Sierra Leone requires an import permit for many goods. Before posting any item, senders should confirm that the addressee has any necessary permit. Senders should determine import restrictions from Sierra Leone authorities before posting:

  • Diamonds, rough
  • Drugs and medicines
  • Firearms
  • Flock or remnants of material
  • Plants
  • Seeds
  • Uniforms, military or government.

Postage stamps

Sierra Leone admits postage stamps only in Registered Post International.

Okay to send? Send responsibly.