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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
  • Eggs, raw
  • Electronic and high-frequency machines
  • Furs
  • Honey and honeycomb
  • Ivory
  • Precious metals and stones
  • Viagra


  • Ordinary and registered Letters: 
    Turkmenistan does not accept ordinary and registered letters containing articles subject to customs duty. International Express services have been suspended to Turkmenistan indefinitely due to Political unrest.

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 beverages
  • Animal products
  • Blueprints
  • Booklets, brochures (non-adv.)
  • Bees
  • Animal products
  • Bees
  • Dairy products
  • Fish products
  • Food products
  • Fruit
  • Leeches
  • Medicines
  • Plants and plant products
  • Silkworms
  • Stamps
  • Vegetables
  • Weapons, hunting
  • Weapons and parts of weapons

Personal use items

Turkmenistan admits items for the exclusive personal use of the addressee, subject to the payment of customs duty and subject to certain items not exceeding the quantities shown.

  • Clothing - coats, jackets, etc: 3 of each kind
  • Cloth: 10 metres
  • Photographic