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Tunisia

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).

  • Baby comforters
  • Baby feeders with tubes
  • Carpets
  • Cartons and packaging
  • Coins
  • Contraceptives
  • Cosmetics
  • Crayons
  • Footwear, rubber or plastic
  • Glass receptacles
  • Grapes
  • Hides and items made of
  • Household items, made of metal
  • Jewellery
  • Lotteries tickets and advertising
  • Mineral waters
  • Pencils
  • Raisins
  • Rugs
  • Salt
  • Silverware
  • Skins and items made of
  • Soap
  • Tapestries
  • Vines and parts of vines
  • Woodwork items

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:

Senders should determine import restrictions from Tunisian authorities before posting any goods not bearing sufficient marks of origin, plus:

  • Alcohol
  • Bees
  • Cereals
  • Cloth and clothing containing metallic thread
  • Cloth, cotton
  • Drugs and medicines
  • Fats (margarine)
  • Films
  • Firearms
  • Fruit
  • Leeches
  • Liqueurs
  • Oils
  • Pepper
  • Plants and parts of plants
  • Saccharine
  • Sugar
  • Tobacco products
  • Vegetables
  • Viruses and serums
  • Weapons, commercial
  • Weapons, hunting.

Tunisia requires an import permit for some 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.

Commercial goods require an inserted certified invoice. Some goods require a Certificate of Origin.

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 all destinations
    International Express - Parcels does not deliver to a Post Office Box but does deliver to Poste Restante.
  • International Express - Letters service available on a non-guaranteed basis

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

Make sure it's safe to send

Some items are considered dangerous and unsuitable for sending from Australia, even if they’re not prohibited by the destination country.

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