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Taiwan

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).

  • Antiques
  • Alcohol
  • Asparagus
  • Animal products
  • Beverages, non-alcoholic
  • Camphor
  • Coin collectors items
  • Cosmetics, medicated
  • Drugs
  • Food in capsule or tablet form
  • Firearms and ammunition
  • Gambling items
  • Jewellery
  • Lottery tickets and advertising
  • Mainland China goods
  • Medical devices
  • Molasses
  • Narcotics
  • Ornamentals, made of glass or mother-of-pearl
  • Plants and plant products
  • Radioactive materials
  • Radio apparatus
  • Seeds
  • Saccharine and similar substances
  • Sugar
  • Tobacco and tobacco products
  • Tea, concentrates, essences and extracts of
  • Video tapes with programs and films
  • Wines.

Transporting food of any kind is prohibited under International Courier.

Lithium batteries

Lithium batteries and devices containing them are prohibited from being sent via International Courier services.

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:

Taiwan requires an import permit for many goods including all commercial items. Before posting any item, senders should confirm that the addressee has any necessary permit.

The following articles are exempted from import declaration:

  1. Shipments by mail whic