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Papua New Guinea Import Restrictions

In order to enter Papua New Guinea, certain goods are subject to specific controls and, regardless of their value and quantity, they require the consent of Papua New Guinea 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 Papua New Guinea, and which items need special documentation before exporting to Papua New Guinea.

Import restrictions

Senders should determine import restrictions from Papua New Guinea authorities before posting:

Used clothing

Papua New Guinea admits used clothing from Australia only if it is for use as apparel. This excludes used clothing for use as flock or rags.

Special documentation

Papua New Guinea has no current requirements for special documentation.


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