Can you bring it in?

A guide to what you can and can't bring in to the country​​​​​​.​ When you’re travelling overseas​ or importing items, you need to know that some items can’t be brought back with you and for others you need to get permission.

Goods you can bring in without declaring

You do not need to declare these goods if they are commercially prepared and packaged and for personal use only:

Chocolate and confectionery​

​You may bring up to 10 kilograms of commercially prepared and packaged chocolate or confectionery into Australia as a personal import. Chocolate must not contain meat, e.g. bacon.

Confectionery includes fudge, toffees, boiled sweets, peppermints, marshmallows and liquorice.

Roasted coffee (excluding Kopi Luwak/Civet)

Cosmetics (including soap and hair care products)

Juice and soft drink

Maple syrup, golden syrup, treacle

Potato crisps

Tea (black and green)


Vegemite, Promite, Marmite, cheesymite, Nutella, peanut butter