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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, live
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils
  • Cereals
  • Electronic games
  • Handicrafts indicating forged origin
  • Mechanical devices with score or marks
  • Printed materials; books, articles- offensive by nature
  • Postcards and letter paper, unused
  • Sugar and sugar confectionary
  • Toys
  • Vegetable products
  • 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:

  • Alcohol
  • Animals and animal products
  • Cosmetics
  • Firearms
  • Foodstuffs, prepared
  • Hides
  • Insecticides
  • Lenses, contact
  • Mineral oils
  • Medical and surgical instruments
  • Measuring Instruments
  • Narcotics
  • Organic composite
  • Pharmaceutical products
  • Plants and plant products
  • Playing cards
  • Skins
  • Seeds
  • Toys
  • Textiles and textile articles
  • Tea
  • Tobacco
  • Vegetable oils
  • Vinegar

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