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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).

  • Animals and animal products
  • Arms and ammunition
  • Animal and vegetable fats and oils
  • Coffee and tea
  • Cereals
  • Pharmaceutical products
  • Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers
  • Prepared foodstuffs
  • Raw hides and skins
  • Tobacco and tobacco products
  • Vegetable products
  • Wood and articles of wood
  • Weapons

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:

  • Animals and animal products
  • Drugs and medicines
  • Narcotics
  • Pharmaceutical products
  • Printed articles; books and brochures
  • Plants and plant products
  • Tobacco
  • Television receivers
  • War material
  • Weapons and parts of weapons

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 informat