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Customs and quarantine

Find customs and quarantine information for Australians travelling overseas. and for overseas visitors to Australia.

Arriving in Australia – Declare it!

You must declare for inspection all food, plant material and animal products on arrival in Australia to ensure they are free of pests and diseases.

Department of Agriculture

Arriving travellers

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).

Australian Customs and Border Protection Service

Duty free concession

Lists the duty-free concessions available to travellers entering or returning to Australia.

Australian Customs and Border Protection Service

Going through the border

Provides information for arriving and departing travellers, including what you can take onto a plane, items to declare, quarantine requirements and self-processing using Smartgate.

Australian Customs and Border Protection Service

Quick guide to customs for travellers

Provides links to general customs information relating to money and cash, medications, natural products, foodstuffs, animals and animal products, motor vehicles, yachts and weapons.

Australian Customs and Border Protection Service

Traveller's guide to Australian interstate quarantine

Enjoy your trip and look after Australia. Restrictions apply to each state and territory for the movement of fruit, vegetables, plants,soils, flowers, plant products, agricultural machinery, animals or animal products and recreational equipment.

Victorian Government


Provides quick links to specific customs Information for travellers, including customs concessions for first-time migrants or returning Australian residents.

Australian Customs and Border Protection Service

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