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Austria Import Restrictions

In order to enter Austria, certain goods are subject to specific controls and, regardless of their value and quantity, they require the consent of Austria government, preferably, license must be obtained prior to passage through the customs, preventing the goods from being retained. On this page, you will see what kinds of items are prohibited from entering the Austria, and which items need special documentation before exporting to Austria.

Import restrictions

Senders should determine import restrictions from Austrian authorities before posting:

Special documentation

Commercial goods must include two copies of the original invoice. European Union standards govern all documentation.


In addition to items prohibited by Dangerous and Prohibited Goods & Packaging Post Guide and ECI International Courier Regulations, Austria prohibits: