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).
- Bullion and currency
- Dangerous goods, haz or comb materials
- Eggs, raw
- Electronic and high-frequency machines
- Firearms, parts of
- Honey and honeycomb
- Inorganic chemicals
- Organic chemicals
- Photographic or cinematographic goods
- Printed books, newspapers, and other material- offensive by nature
- Precious metals and stones
Lithium batteries and devices containing them are prohibited from being sent via International Express.
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:
- Animal products
- Anti-parasite products
- Cash and other values
- Dairy products
- Fish products
- Musical instruments and accessories
- Plants and plant products
- Pharmaceutical products
- Sound recorders
- War materials
- Works of art
- Weapons, hunting
- Weapons and parts of weapons
Items with specific restrictions
Tajikistan admits the following items but senders must adhere to specific restrictions:
- Max quantity 2 litres, sent to private individuals ONLY. If to a company, high Customs duties (up to 50% of declared value)
- An original veterinary certificate will be required from exported country to received veterinary certificate from Tajik Ministry of Agriculture and pass import customs procedure
- Certificate of Ministry of Chemicals Industry required. Must undergo examination by customs Committee Central Laboratory. Additional delay 2-3 days. Non factory packed chemicals are prohibited
- Phyto Sanitary Certificate required
- Ministry of Communication approval required from cnee
- Permission from Committee for Radio and Television required from cnee. Invoice must state running time, subject, length, and reason for sample
- Certificate of Quality required from Tajikgosstandart required from cnee. Must be accompanied by certificate of Manufactured
- Ministry of Health approval required and Certificate of Quality required from Tajikgosstandart
- Phytosanitary Certificate and Origin certificate to be provided by cnor and cnee
- Proforma invoice / specification and certificate of origin is required from cnor. Cnee must provide License of TJ Ministry of Health and Permission of State Scientific Center of drug’s examination
- If consigned to private individuals must be accompanied by list of contents with itemized value, copy of cnee passport/visa
- Ministry of Communication approval required, to be provided by cnee
- Max quantity: 200 cigarettes/cigars, sent to private individuals only. Phytosanitary Certificate required from cnee
- Ministry of Culture approval required from cnee
EDN’s and export permits are required for:
- Kangaroo skins
- Crocodile skins
- Emu oil
- Fish oil
- Bunker oil
- Tobacco and tobacco products
- Any other alcohol including beer and spirits all volumes
Okay to send? Send responsibly.
As the sender, it's your responsibility to make sure your items don't break any laws or rules – both within Australia and in the destination country.
Restrictions and conditions can change at short notice so the information on this page should be used as a guide only. For the latest information, you should check the UPU prohibitions & restrictions (PDF 7.2MB) or contact the destination country's customs, postal trade or government authority.
It's also your responsibility to check if the destination country imposes any duties, taxes, brokerage fees or any other fees on the item you're sending. If you're unsure, please contact the consulate office of the destination country.
In addition to our customs forms, authorities in the destination country, territory or region require further documentation for some items.
Commercial goods must include an invoice.
Inherited goods require a certificate, endorsed by a consul, which confirms the right of inheritance.
The sender and receiver details must be addressed with a valid street address in English. A Post Office Box address is not acceptable.
The sender is responsible for finding if the destination country may impose duties, taxes, brokerage fees or any other fees that may be applied on the item that is being sent. Please contact the consulate office of the country you are sending to or contact the Australia Post Customer Contact Centre on 13 76 78.
Delivery locations & exclusions
Before sending to this destination, it’s worth noting a few more details about our international delivery services.
- International Express (carried via the EMS network) - Parcels delivers only to Dushanbe and Khudjand
International Express - Parcels does not deliver to a Post Office Box or Post Restante.
- International Express - Letters service available on a non-guaranteed basis