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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
  • Antiques
  • Asbestos
  • Aphrodisiacs and literature relating thereto
  • Bullion and currency
  • Bank notes, travellers cheques and other securities
  • Cash letters
  • Cosmetics
  • Credit card blanks
  • Dangerous goods, haz or com materials
  • Furs
  • Firearms, and parts thereof
  • Gambling devices
  • Ivory
  • Jewellery
  • Liquids, non-hazardous
  • Lottery tickets and advertising
  • Pornography
  • Precious metals and stones
  • Prison-made goods
  • Spirits, preparations of, or essences and extracts of
  • Weapons and parts thereof

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:

  • Animals and animal products
  • Drugs: prescription and non-prescription
  • Firearms and firearm parts
  • Foodstuffs
  • Military equipment
  • Plants and parts of plants
  • Radar equipment: transmitters/receivers
  • Seeds
  • Tobacco, raw
  • Weapons and parts of weapons

EDN’s and export permits are required for:

  • Kangaroo skins
  • Crocodile skins
  • Emu oil
  • Fish oil
  • Bunker oil
  • Coal
  • Petroleum-based products
  • Tobacco and tobacco products
  • Any other alcohol including beer and spiri