Enables you to claim a refund, subject to certain conditions, of the goods and services tax (GST) and wine equalisation tax (WET) that you pay on goods you buy in Australia.
Provides information for arriving travellers on documents required for customs clearance, information for sea travellers and items you must declare on arrival (including cash/currency).
Customs Watch is Customs and Border Protection's national information collection program. Customs and Border Protection encourages industry and the Australian community to report suspicious behaviour to Customs Watch toll-free on 1800 06 1800, or by using the online form.
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service information on customs clearance for departing travellers.
Lists the duty-free concessions available to travellers entering or returning to Australia.
The Australian Customs and Border Protection Service provides information on buying and importing goods from overseas, and for travellers arriving in and departing from Australia.
If you're heading overseas, be careful about what you purchase and try to bring back into Australia. Information includes what can be claimed under the Tourist Refund Scheme (TRS), flight restrictions for gels, aerosols and liquids, duty-free concessions, and information for those departing and arriving by sea.
Provides information on privately importing a motor vehicle into Australia.
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service page with information for Australian consumers importing goods by post. Includes methods of paying customs duty on imported goods and frequently asked questions relating to importing goods by post.
Whether you are a returning resident, migrating to Australia or a visitor, you need to comply with entry requirements. Information booklet for non-commercial use of pleasure craft, motor sailers and motor cruisers outlining procedures and legal requirements which apply to the Master of these vessels arriving in and departing from Australia.
Provides access to customs information for both departing and arriving travellers. Links to information on unaccompanied effects and temporary importations. Includes a link to the pdf booklet: Guide for Travellers - Know Before You Go.
Provides information which broadly outlines what goods are prohibited or restricted, where you can obtain more information about the control and, in the case of restricted goods, the mailing address or e-mail address to use to apply for permission to export.
Provides information which broadly outlines what goods are prohibited or restricted, where you can obtain more information about the control and, in the case of restricted goods, the mailing address or e-mail address to use to apply for permission to import.
Quick guide for international travellers on customs in Australia including bringing into, or taking out of, Australia money and cash, medications, natural products, foodstuffs, animals and animal products, yachts and weapons.
Gives some travellers arriving into Australia's international airports the option to self-process through passport control. SmartGate can be used If you hold an Australian, New Zealand or UK ePassport and you are aged 16 years or over. It will be gradually opened to other nationalities that have ePassports.
The Gazette gives legal effect to the creation of a number of legislative instruments such as a By-Law, Tariff Concession Order (TCO), TCO Revocation or a Determination and is published each Wednesday by the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service.
Information on customs concessions for first-time migrants or returning Australian residents.
Information for Australian consumers buying goods over the Internet. Includes information on duties and taxes payable on imported goods.