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).
The United Nations Transitional Administration determines prohibitions. At the date of publication, no prohibitions exist.
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:
The United Nations Transitional Administration determines import restrictions. At the date of publication, no special restrictions exist.
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.
The United Nations Transitional Administration determines special documentation requirements. At the date of publication, no such requirements exist.
Delivery locations & exclusions
Before sending to this destination, it’s worth noting a few more details about our international delivery services.
Delivery locations & exclusions data (Personal)
Restoration of postal services to Timor-Leste
The United Nations Transitional Administration in Timor-Leste is responsible for postal services. Post Offices are operating in Dili and Baucau, and the UN mission is gradually restoring other services. Mail delivery is primarily by means of collection from Post Office Boxes.