How to import

Learn about requirements and labelling when importing goods to Australia.

Find out more about types of imports and the declarations that need to be made to clear imported goods from customs control.

Certain goods may be temporarily imported into Australia for a period of up to 12 months without having to pay duty or taxes if certain conditions are met.

Types of imports

Explore types of imports, from motor vehicles to animals and what you need to do.

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Buying online?

Read our general guide to buying online first.

If you have ordered your goods, find out how to import by post or mail.