Items that are considered dangerous, prohibited or restricted cannot be imported into Australia using vPost. Customs Authorities in both countries employ strict measures to monitor each and every item processed. The list below is not a comprehensive list but a list of common items that you cannot send using vPost.
We reserved the rights to advise you that the products are not accepted for import while the list did not specifically indicate the limitations. Where appropriate, contact you to discuss and agree on an appropriate action to take; (b) use reasonable efforts to return the item to merchant at your cost; or (c) dispose the item in any manner we deem fit without being liable to you.
The list below serves as a guide on products that vPost does not ship.
Please note it is not exhaustive and only includes some of the most common items.
These restrictions are in addition to the list of dangerous and prohibited goods, please click here.
All kinds of Alcohol-based / Flammable products (e.g. perfumes, cologne, toners, sanitisers etc)
Any external battery/power bank for smartphones or tablets devices
Any type of standalone batteries
Any additional battery/batteries that are packed in the same package but separated from the device
Super Capacitors or Capacitors Example: UN3508, with an energy storage capacity greater than 0.3Wh unable to ship via Air Freight
Alcohol products and beverages
Processed foods (food products that are not classified as meat, seafood or fresh fruits and vegetables)
All used electronics with batteries are not permissible for Airfreight under the regulation
Smartphones (All makes and models)
Essential oils, diffuser oils, fragrance oil and perfume oil
Items that are not labelled in English (Dietary supplements/ Cosmetics/ Food)
Any unidentifiable material, substance or chemical.
Fuels, gasoline and gas torches
Flammable and toxic content products (e.g. products with Minoxidil, zinc oxide, Rosemary Oil and etc.)