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Trinidad and Tobago

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).

  • Animals and animal skins
  • Asbestos
  • Bullion and currency
  • Beeswax
  • Coffee, raw
  • Dangerous goods, haz or comb materials
  • Earth or packaging containing earth
  • Honey
  • Ivory
  • Jewellery, precious stones and metals
  • Lottery tickets and advertising
  • Military equipment
  • Pornography
  • Sugar, unrefined

Lithium batteries

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

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:

  • Alcoholic beverage
  • Animal products
  • Bees
  • Carbon paper
  • Coal and firewood
  • Coins
  • Communications equipment
  • Drugs and medicines
  • Firearms
  • Fruit
  • Parasites and insect killers
  • Plants and parts of plants
  • Radar equipment -transmitters/receivers
  • Radio equipment
  • Saccharine
  • Tobacco, extracts and essences of
  • Vegetables

Trinidad and Tobago requires an import permit for many goods. Before posting any item, senders should confirm that the addressee has any necessary permit.

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.

Special documentation

In addition to our customs forms, authorities in the destination country, territory or region require further documentation for some items.

Trinidad and Tobago has no current requirements for special documentation.

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 deliver to the places shown
    • Alyce Glen
    • Arima
    • Arouca
    • Barataria
    • Bayshore
    • Belmont
    • California
    • Carapichaima
    • Carenage
    • Caroni
    • Cascade
    • Chaguanas
    • Chaguaramas
    • Champ Fleur
    • Charlie Village
    • Couva
    • Cunupia
    • Curepe
    • Diamond Vale
    • Diego Martin
    • Five Rivers
    • Four Roads
    • Freeport
    • Fyzabad
    • Glencoe
    • Goodwood Gardens
    • Goodwood Park
    • Gran Couva
    • La Romain
    • Laventille
    • Longdenville
    • Marabella
    • Maraval
    • Mayaro
    • Mcbean
    • Morvant
    • Mt Hope
    • Mt Lambert
    • Otaheite
    • Palo Seco
    • Penal
    • Petite Valley
    • Piarco
    • Plainsancepark
    • Point A Pierre
    • Point Cumana
    • Point Fortin
    • Point Lisas
    • Port of Spain Environs
    • Princess Town
    • Pio Claro
    • San Fernando Environs
    • San Juan
    • Sangre Grande
    • Santa Cruz
    • Shorelands
    • Siparia
    • St Anns
    • St Augustine
    • St Clair
    • St James
    • St Joseph
    • St Marys
    • Tacarigua
    • Tobago
    • Trincity
    • Tunapuna
    • Union Park
    • Valencia
    • Valsayn
    • Valsayn Park
    • Vistabella
    • Westmoorings
    • Woodbrook

International Express - Parcels has delayed delivery to rural destinations, which might be by local Registered or Express services. International Express Parcels does not deliver to a Post Office Box or Poste Restante.

  • International Express - Letters service available on a non-guaranteed basis

For more information from the overseas carrier, check the TT Post Office website.