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Sweden

Check our destination guide for postal restrictions and requirements

Prohibitions

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
  • Animals, live
  • Organic chemicals
  • Printed books, newspapers and pictures- offensive by nature
  • Payment instruments
  • Pearls, precious stones and metals
  • Seeds
  • Securities of any kind payable to bearer, etc
  • Wood and articles of wood
  • Vegetables

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:

Sweden 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 Swedish authorities before posting:

  • Alcohol and spirits
  • Animal and animal products
  • Pharmaceutical products
  • Plants and plant products
  • Plastic and rubber products
  • Strong beer
  • Weapons
  • Wood and wood products

Gifts

There is no customs duties for a gift from a private person abroad to a private person in Sweden, except for wines, spirits and tobacco, if the value of the gift does not exceed 400 Kronor.