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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).

  • Antiques
  • Asbestos
  • Alcohols and alcoholic beverages
  • Binoculars
  • Cigarette paper
  • Coffee and tea
  • Contraceptives and advertising
  • Dangerous goods, haz or comb materials
  • Flour
  • Furs
  • Gambling Devices
  • Invoices, blank
  • Liquids or items containing liquids
  • Lottery tickets and advertising
  • Measuring apparatus, non-metric
  • Molasses
  • Pepper, white
  • Playing cards
  • Pornography
  • Precious metals and stones
  • Propaganda against Turkey
  • Saccharine
  • Saffron
  • Salt
  • Shaving brushes made in Japan
  • Soil
  • Tobacco and tobacco 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 or International Express 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:

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Bees and leeches
  • Butter
  • Ceramic products
  • Coffee
  • Cologne and perfume
  • Computer software, components and parts
  • Cosmetics
  • Diplomatic mail
  • Drugs: Prescription and non-prescription
  • Electronic equipment
  • Firearms
  • Food