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International Tracked & Signed

Added peace of mind for sending important or valuable items
Max 2kg

Features

  • Europe delivery aim: 3-5 working days1
  • Worldwide delivery aim: 5-7 working days
  • Fully tracked to delivery point
  • Signature on delivery
  • Online delivery confirmation
  • Free returns for undelivered items
  • Compensation cover up to £50

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  • Additional compensation cover up to £250

 

1 Delivery aim to Ireland, France, Germany, Spain, Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, Sweden, Austria and Luxembourg is 3-4 working days

International Tracked & Signed cannot be sent to PO Boxes or Pack Stations, because a signature cannot be captured. This restriction does not apply when items are sent to Africa or the Middle East

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Letter
Max 100g | Max L 24cm x W 16.5cm x D 0.5cm
e.g. Greetings cards, personal letters and postcards
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Large Letter
Max 750g | Max L 35.3cm x W 25cm x D 2.5cm
E.g. Magazines, CDs and DVDs
Branch from £ 8.50
Online from £ 8.50

Parcel
Max 2kg | Max L 60cm x W * x D *
*L+D+W must be under 90cm
Branch from £ 9.85
Online from £ 9.60

Tubes and Rolls
Max 2kg | Max L 90cm x W * x D *
The length plus twice the diameter must be less than 104cm, with the greatest dimension less than 90cm
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International Tracked

Tracked to delivery point for peace of mind
Max 2kg

Features

  • Europe delivery aim: 3-5 working days1
  • Worldwide delivery aim: 5-7 working days
  • Fully tracked to delivery point
  • Online delivery confirmation
  • Free returns for undelivered items
  • Compensation cover up to £50

Options

  • Additional compensation cover up to £250

 

1 Delivery aim to Ireland, France, Germany, Spain, Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, Sweden, Austria and Luxembourg is 3-4 working days

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Letter
Max 100g | Max L 24cm x W 16.5cm x D 0.5cm
e.g. Greetings cards, personal letters and postcards
Branch from £ 7.74
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Large Letter
Max 750g | Max L 35.3cm x W 25cm x D 2.5cm
E.g. Magazines, CDs and DVDs
Branch from £ 10.20
Online from £ 10.20

Parcel
Max 2kg | Max L 60cm x W * x D *
*L+D+W must be under 90cm
Branch from £ 11.82
Online from £ 11.52

Tubes and Rolls
Max 2kg | Max L 90cm x W * x D *
The length plus twice the diameter must be less than 104cm, with the greatest dimension less than 90cm
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International Standard

An affordable service for everyday international mail
Max 2kg

Features

  • Europe delivery aim: 3-5 working days
  • Worldwide delivery aim: 6-7 working days
  • Compensation cover up to £20 included
  • Free returns for undelivered items
Letter
Max 100g | Max L 24cm x W 16.5cm x D 0.5cm
e.g. Greetings cards, personal letters and postcards
Branch from £ 1.45
Online from £ 1.45

Large Letter
Max 750g | Max L 35.3cm x W 25cm x D 2.5cm
E.g. Magazines, CDs and DVDs
Branch from £ 3.00
Online from £ 3.00

Parcel
Max 2kg | Max L 60cm x W * x D *
*L+D+W must be under 90cm
Branch from £ 5.15
Online from £ 4.90

Tubes and Rolls
Max 2kg | Max L 90cm x W * x D *
The length plus twice the diameter must be less than 104cm, with the greatest dimension less than 90cm
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International Economy

For heavier parcels that don't need to arrive in a hurry
Max 2kg

Features

  • Compensation cover up to £20 included
  • Free returns for undelivered items
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Delivery aims

  • Western Europe in up to 2 weeks
  • Eastern Europe in up to 5 weeks
  • North America in up to 6 weeks
  • South America, Africa and Asia in up to 8 weeks
  • Australia in up to 12 weeks
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Large Letter
Max 750g | Max L 35.3cm x W 25cm x D 2.5cm
E.g. Magazines, CDs and DVDs
Branch from £ 2.92
Online from £ 2.92

Parcel
Max 2kg | Max L 60cm x W * x D *
*L+D+W must be under 90cm
Branch from £ 5.00
Online from £ 5.00

Tubes and Rolls
Max 2kg | Max L 90cm x W * x D *
The length plus twice the diameter must be less than 104cm, with the greatest dimension less than 90cm
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You are responsible for checking postal restrictions and prohibitions for your destination.

There are rules about what Royal Mail will carry and each country has their own restrictions which may differ, so it’s important to check both.

Check the status of deliveries around the world on our International Incident Bulletin

Can I send it to Austria?

There are some restrictions on what you can post to Austria. Check our handy guide:

Here is an indication of prohibited items for mailing to Austria. For further information, or further clarification please refer to the Austrian Post Office website

Please also refer to Universal Postal Union - full prohibitions and restrictions list

You must not send any item addressed to a country in which the item is unlawful or prohibited. When an item is restricted you must comply with the restriction. Prohibitions and restrictions vary from country to country, and can sometimes apply to items which you may think are ordinary.

The information below is provided in good faith, but Royal Mail is not responsible for it, and it should be viewed as a guide only. Specific restrictions and changes may be enforced at short notice, so for clarification please contact the destination country's trade, postal, and customs authorities as appropriate. Business customers are strongly recommended to do this.

Please remember that Royal Mail also prohibits and restricts certain categories of items. For more information visit royalmail.com/prohibitedgoods

Prohibited items

Prohibited products are not permitted in the mail under any circumstances.

  • Items subject to veterinary or phytosanitary inspection by border control agents, including bees, leeches, silkworms, parasites, destroyers of noxious insects intended for the control of those insects, and flies of the family Drosophilidae for biomedical research.
  • Also living plants (also tissue cultures, pollen for pollination, scions, cuttings, etc.), seeds, fruits and vegetables.
  • Live animals
  • Live poultry
  • Live insects, spiders and filiform worms
  • Meat and edible meat offal
  • Meat and edible offal of poultry, fresh, chilled or frozen.
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates
  • Dairy produce; birds' eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included
  • Milk and dairy produce; bird's eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included.
  • Birds' eggs, in shell, fresh, preserved or cooked.
  • Birds' eggs, not in shell, and egg yolks, fresh, dried, cooked by steaming or by boiling in water, moulded, frozen or otherwise preserved, whether or not containing added sugar or other sweetening matter.
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included
  • Pigs', hogs' or boars' bristles and hair and waste thereof.
  • Badger hair and other brush making hair, untreated. Horsehair and horsehair waste, untreated.
  • Guts, bladders and stomachs of animals (other than fish), whole and pieces thereof, fresh, chilled, frozen, salted, in brine, dried or smoked.
  • Skins and other parts of birds, with their feathers or down, feathers and parts of feathers and down, unworked; powder and waste of feathers or parts of feathers.
  • Bones and horn-cores, unworked, defatted, simply prepared (but not cut to shape), treated with acid or degelatinized; powder and waste of these products.
  • Horns, antlers, hooves, nails, claws and beaks, unworked or simply prepared but not cut to shape; powder and waste of these products.
  • Glands and other animal products for use in organotherapy; bile, whether or not dried.
  • Animal products not elsewhere specified or included; dead animals or Fish crustaceans molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates, unfit for human consumption.
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage
  • Bulbs, tubers, tuberous roots, corms, crowns and rhizomes, either dormant, in growth, or in flower; chicory stalks, leaves and roots.
  • Seedlings; unrooted cuttings; slips; mycelia.
  • Fresh cut flowers and flower buds for florists or other decorative uses.
  • Foliage, branches and other parts of plants without flowers or flower buds, and fresh cut herbaceous plants for florists or other decorative uses.
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers
  • Potatoes, natural or frozen.
  • Tomatoes, natural or frozen.
  • Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks and other alliaceous vegetables, natural or frozen.
  • Cabbages, cauliflower, kohlrabi, swedes, Savoy cabbages and other edible brassicas, natural or frozen.
  • All varieties of lettuce (Lactuca sativa) and chicory (French endive), fresh or chilled.
  • Cucumbers, except for dwarf varieties for preservation in vinegar, fresh or chilled.
  • Peas and beans (Vigna and Phaseolus varieties, natural or refrigerated).
  • Globe artichokes, asparagus. aubergines, celery, peppers, spinach, courgettes, fresh or chilled.
  • Sweetcorn seed.
  • Seeds of peas, beans, lentils, horse beans, field beans.
  • Carrots (all varieties), fresh or chilled.
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons
  • Avocados, guavas, mangoes and mangosteens.
  • Fresh citrus fruit.
  • Fresh grapes, fresh apples, fresh pears and quinces, fresh Apricots, fresh Cherries, fresh Peaches (including nectarines),fresh Plums, Other fresh fruits.
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices
  • Seeds of cumin, fennel.
  • Cereals
  • Seeds of wheat and mixed cereals.
  • Seeds of rye, barley, oats, maize (corn), rice in the husk, sorghum, buckwheat, millet (except sorghum) and canary seed.
  • Other seeds of cereals.
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder
  • Soya beans, Linseed, seeds of Rape or colza, Sunflower, Cotton, Mustard, Poppy,
  • Seeds of Lucerne, Clover, Fescue, Kentucky blue grass, Rye grass, Timothy grass,
  • Seeds of various graminae.
  • Seeds of herbaceous plants cultivated principally for their flowers.
  • Vegetable seeds.
  • Seeds of ligneous plants from silviculture.
  • Coca leaves.
  • Hemp leaves (cannabis), items containing marijuana, hemp leaves, hempseed or products containing cannabidiol (CBD) or tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in accordance with article 19 of the UPU Convention.
  • Seaweeds and other algae.
  • Sugar beet (fodder products or for industrial use).
  • Mangolds, beetroots, hay.
  • Cereal straw and husks, unprepared, chopped, ground or pressed, except in the form of pellets
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts
  • Hemp resin (cannabis).
  • Extracts and tinctures of hemp (cannabis); concentrates of poppy straw; opium and raw opium.
  • Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included
  • Loose bark. Poppy straws (capsules).
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products; prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes
  • Pig fat (including lard) and poultry fat.
  • Fats of bovine animals, sheep or goats
  • Lard stearine, lard oil, oleostearin, oleomargarine and tallow oil, not emulsified or otherwise prepared.
  • Fats and oils and their fractions, of fish or marine mammals, whether or not refined, mixed or otherwise prepared.
  • Wool grease and fatty substances derived therefrom (including lanolin).
  • Other animal fats and oils and their fractions, whether or not refined, but not chemically modified.
  • Animal fats and oils and their fractions.
  • Other edible mixtures or preparations of animal or vegetable fats or oils.
  • Raw beeswax for use in apiculture.
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; pastrycooks' products
  • Preparations containing more than 20% of dairy products; examples: milk-based flans and desserts, soft white cheese cream.
  • Preparations containing more than 1% of meat or other edible by-products of butchery and/or more than 20% of dairy products
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruits, nuts or other parts of plants
  • Preparations containing more than 1% of meat or other edible by-products of butchery and/or more than 20% of dairy products
  • Grape juice (including grape must).
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations
  • Other single-cell micro-organisms, dead, for phytosanitary use
  • Preparations containing more than 1% of meat or other edible by-products of butchery and/or more than 20% of dairy products
  • Ice cream and other edible ice, whether or not containing cocoa, containing 3% by weight or more, but less than 7% by weight, of milk fat.
  • Other food preparations.
  • Cheese fondue.
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar
  • Mineral waters and aerated waters.
  • Waters from the corresponding heading.
  • Wine of fresh grapes, including fortified wines; grape must
  • Piquette.
  • Preparations with alcohol content in excess of 1.2% by volume.
  • Wine vinegar.
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal fodder
  • Flour and pellets of meat or meat offal, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates, unfit for human consumption; greaves.
  • Castor oil seeds, groats.
  • Wine lees. Grape marc.
  • Preparations of a kind used in animal feeding containing raw materials or meat of animal origin.
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes
  • Cigars, cheroots, cigarillos and cigarettes, of tobacco or of tobacco substitutes.
  • Smoking tobacco, whether or not containing tobacco substitutes in any proportion.
  • Chewing tobacco; snuff.
  • Salt; sulphur; earths and stone; plastering materials; lime and cement
  • Salt and pure sodium chloride, whether or not in aqueous solution; sea water.
  • Natural calcium phosphates, natural aluminium calcium phosphates and phosphatic chalk.
  • Dolomite.
  • Concentrated magnesium fertiliser.
  • Lime, bitter spar, dolomite.
  • Quicklime.
  • Borate-based fertilisers (whether or not water-soluble).
  • Kieserite, epsomite (natural magnesium sulphates).
  • Lime (seaweed), granite, lava extracted from the Eifel; montmorillonite.
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes
  • Peat (including peat litter), whether or not agglomerated.
  • Flaming oil (for flame throwers), ie a product containing 90 to 95% of petrol and thickened with 5 to 10% of sodium palmitate.
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals, of radioactive elements or of isotopes
  • Hydrogen chloride (hydrochloric acid).
  • Sulphuric acid.
  • Copper fertilisers, water soluble.
  • Zinc fertilisers. Manganese fertilisers.
  • Calcium nitrate.
  • Potassium permanganate.
  • Molybdenum fertilisers.
  • Organic chemicals
  • Toluene, Trinitrotoluene, Picric acid, ammonium picrate, lead picrate, lead trinitro-resorcin, lead trinitro-phloroglucinate, Diethyl ether, Acetone, Butanone (methyl ethyl ketone), Phenylacetone (phenylpropan-2-one), Acetic anhydride,
  • Tear gas (ethyl and methyl esters of bromoacetic acid), in phials, aerosols or other receptacles enabling gases or liquids to be ejected or sprayed without using cartridges, Phenylacetic acid.
  • Nitroglycerine, nitroglycol, diglycol-dinitrate, pentaerythritol tetranitrate, mannitol hexanitrate, Amine-function compounds,Water-soluble copper-based fertilisers; manganese or zinc-based fertilisers; isobutylidendinic urea, Amines with oxygenated functions, Anthranilic acid, cetamidobenzoic acid, Diampromide, Nitroguanidine, guanyl nitrosamino-guanyltetrazene (tetrazene), Intermediate product of methadone, 1Cyanoguanidine (dicyandiamide),6-dinitrobenzol-2-diazo-1-oxide (diazo-nitrophenol), Heterocyclic compounds with oxygen hetero-atom(s) only, Isosafrole (cis + trans), (1,3-Benzodioxol-5-yl)propan-2-one.
  • Piperonal, Safrol, Heterocyclic compounds with nitrogen hetero-atom(s) only, Piperidine, Nucleic acids and their salts; other heterocyclic compounds,Vegetable alkaloids, natural or reproduced by synthesis, and their salts, ethers, esters and other derivatives, Ephedrine, Pseudoephedrine.
  • Ergometrine, Lysergic acid,
  • Pharmaceutical products
  • Products containing narcotics.
  • Glands and other organs. Extracts of glands or other organs or of their secretions.
  • Heparin and its salts.
  • Antisera and other blood fractions, haemoglobin, globulines of blood and of serum of animal origin.
  • Vaccines for veterinary medicine.
  • Pathogenic agents (antigen) causing animal diseases; constituents of such products.
  • Animal blood, treated for therapeutic, prophylactic or diagnostic uses. Microorganism cultures.
  • Products from the corresponding subheading. Toxins and similar products for phytosanitary use.
  • Pharmaceutical products, not put up in measured doses or in forms or packings for retail sale.
  • Colloidal solutions and suspensions; salts and liquid concentrates obtained by evaporating natural mineral waters.
  • Products from the corresponding heading containing narcotics. Pharmaceutical products (excluding those under headings 30.02, 30.05 or 30.06), mixed or unmixed, for therapeutic or prophylactic uses, put up in measured doses or in forms or packings for retail sale.
  • Colloidal solutions and suspensions; salts and liquid concentrates obtained by evaporating natural mineral waters.
  • Opacifying preparations for X-ray examinations; diagnostic reagents designed to be administered to the patient, put up in measured doses or in forms or packings for retail sale.
  • Chemical contraceptive preparations based on hormones or spermicides, put up in measured doses or in forms or packings for retail sale.
  • Fertilisers
  • Earth and soil substrates consisting entirely or partially of earth or solid organic matter such as parts of plants and humus, including peat or bark (products containing nothing but peat being excluded). Products from the corresponding heading, apart from unmixed guano, containing raw materials of animal origin.
  • Mineral or chemical fertilisers.
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations
  • Liquids for moisturizing/cleaning hard/soft contact lenses, put up in measured doses or in forms or packings for retail sale.
  • Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes; polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modelling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster
  • Organic surface-active agents, whether or not put up for retail sale, non-ionic.
  • Products with an ampholytic action in the form of wetting agents for domestic appliances (dishwashers).
  • Products from the corresponding heading (including detergents in powder or liquid form for textiles, liquid softeners).
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes
  • Casein from the corresponding sub-category.
  • Albumins, albuminates and other albumen derivatives.
  • Gelatin and gelatin derivatives.
  • Peptones and their derivatives; other protein substances and their derivatives; dermotological powders.
  • Nitrostarch (xylidine).
  • Rennet and concentrates thereof.
  • Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations
  • Charges and propellant powders for rockets and other military missiles, for mines, bombs and
  • torpedoes, for ammunition for howitzers, mortars and cannons of all kinds, for grenade launchers, mine-launchers and smoke mortars and for grenade-launcher rifles.
  • Prepared explosives, other than gunpowder.
  • Percussion caps for ammunition for howitzers, mortars and cannons of all kinds, percussion caps for engineering use where these explosives are intended for military use only.
  • Avalanche rockets.
  • Photographic or cinematographic products
  • Photographic plates, film, paper, paperboard and textiles, exposed but not developed.
  • Photographic plates and film, exposed and developed, other than cinematographic film.
  • Cinematographic film, exposed and developed, whether or not incorporating sound track or consisting only of sound track.
  • Miscellaneous chemical products
  • Insecticides, rodenticides, fungicides, herbicides, anti-sprouting products and plant-growth regulators, disinfectants and similar products, put up in forms or packings for retail sale or as preparations or articles (for example, sulphur-treated bands, wicks and candles, and fly papers).
  • Prepared culture media (substrates) for development of microorganisms, containing materials of animal origin.
  • Earth and soil substrates consisting entirely or partially of earth or solid organic matter such as parts of plants and humus, including peat or bark (products containing nothing but peat being excluded).
  • Tear gas, in phials, aerosols or other receptacles enabling liquids or gases to be ejected or sprayed without using cartridges.
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather
  • Plastics and articles thereof
  • Nitrocellulose.
  • Fertilisers based either on methyl urea and polystyrene or on methyl urea and formaldehyde resin.
  • Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof
  • Raw untreated fleeces (including heads, tails, paws and other pieces or cuttings, suitable for furriers' use) of all varieties of Astrakhan, Caracul and similar lamb, Indian, Mongolian or Tibetan lamb, whole, with or without head, tail or paws.
  • Heads, tails, paws and other pieces or cuttings of ungulates, suitable for furriers' use.
  • Complete fleeces, with or without heads, tails and paws, unassembled, of all varieties of Astrakhan, Caracul and similar lamb, Indian, Mongolian or Tibetan lamb, other than those tanned, wet blue, salted or limed.
  • Complete fleeces, with or without heads, tails and paws, unassembled, of ewes and sheep, other than those tanned, wet blue, salted or limed.
  • Complete furskins of ungulates, with or without heads, tails and paws, unassembled, other than those tanned, wet blue, salted or limed.
  • Heads, tails, paws and other pieces or cuttings, trimmings and remnants of ungulates, unassembled, other than those tanned, wet blue, salted or limed.
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal
  • Fuel wood, wooden logs, wood in chips or particles, shavings, wood waste and scrap of conifers originating in other European countries.
  • Untreated wood.
  • Coniferous wood.
  • Railway or tramway sleepers.
  • Sawn wood used in the manufacture of pencils of all kinds, slate pencils and other pencils with wooden casings, and other articles from the corresponding heading.
  • Packing cases, boxes, crates, drums and similar packings; cable-drums and wooden pallets.
  • Casks, barrels, vats, tubs and other coopers' products and parts thereof, of wood, including staves.
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans
  • Printed books, brochures, leaflets and other similar printed matter, whether or not in single sheets.
  • Newspapers, journals and periodicals, whether or not illustrated or containing advertising material.
  • Transfers (decalcomanias).
  • Calendars of any kind, printed, including calendar blocks.
  • Other printed matter, including printed pictures and photographs.
  • Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric
  • Wool, not carded or combed, not carbonized, except that washed in a factory or obtained through tanning.
  • Fine or coarse animal hair, not carded or combed, except that washed in a factory or obtained through tanning.
  • Noils of wool or of fine animal hair, not carbonized, washed in a factory or obtained through tanning.
  • Other waste of wool or of fine animal hair, not carbonized, washed in a factory or obtained through tanning.
  • Waste of coarse animal hair, except that washed in a factory or obtained through tanning.
  • Wool and fine or coarse animal hair, carded or combed (including combed wool in fragments), except that washed in a factory or obtained through tanning.
  • Woven fabrics of carded wool or of carded fine animal hair, except for printed templates for embroidery.
  • Woven fabrics of combed wool or of combed fine animal hair, except for printed templates for embroidery.
  • Cotton
  • Woven fabrics of cotton, containing 85% or more by weight of cotton, weighing not more than 200 g/m2, except for printed templates for embroidery.
  • Woven fabrics of cotton, containing 85% or more by weight of cotton, weighing more than 200 g/m2, except for printed templates for embroidery.
  • Woven fabrics of cotton, containing less than 85% by weight of cotton, mixed mainly or solely with man-made fibres, weighing not more than 200 g/m2, except for printed templates for embroidery.
  • Woven fabrics of cotton, containing less than 85% by weight of cotton, mixed mainly or solely with man-made fibres, weighing more than 200 g/m2, except for printed templates for embroidery.
  • Other woven fabrics of cotton, except for printed templates for embroidery.
  • Other vegetable textile fibres, paper yarn and woven fabrics of paper yarn
  • Hemp seedlings.
  • Man-made filaments
  • Woven fabrics of synthetic filament yarn, including woven fabrics obtained from materials of heading No 54.04, except for printed templates for embroidery.
  • Woven fabrics of artificial filament yarn, including woven fabrics obtained from materials of heading No 54.04, except for printed templates for embroidery.
  • Man-made staple fibres
  • Woven fabrics of synthetic staple fibres, containing 85% or more by weight of synthetic staple fibres, except for printed templates for embroidery.
  • Woven fabrics of synthetic staple fibres, containing less than 85% by weight of such fibres, containing cotton or other natural fibres, of a weight not exceeding 170 g/m2, except for printed templates for embroidery.
  • Woven fabrics of synthetic staple fibres, containing less than 85% by weight of such fibres, mixed mainly or solely with cotton, of a weight exceeding 170 g/m2, except for printed templates for embroidery.
  • Other woven fabrics of synthetic staple fibres, except for printed templates for embroidery.
  • Woven fabrics of artificial staple fibres, except for printed templates for embroidery.
  • Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace; tapestries; trimmings; embroidery
  • Woven pile fabrics and chenille fabrics
  • Terry towelling and similar woven terry fabrics
  • Tufted textile fabrics
  • Knitted or crocheted fabrics
  • Pile fabrics, including "long pile" fabrics and terry fabrics, knitted or crocheted, other than silk-based ones (including noil silk).
  • Other knitted or crocheted fabrics from the corresponding headings, other than silk-based ones (including noil silk).
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted
  • Men's or boys' overcoats, car-coats, capes, cloaks, anoraks (including ski-jackets), wind-cheaters, wind-jackets and similar articles, of knitted or crocheted or other fabrics, other than those made up of silk (including noil silk).
  • Men's or boys' suits, ensembles, jackets, blazers, trousers (including knickerbockers), bib and brace overalls, breeches and shorts (other than swimwear), knitted or crocheted, other than those made up of silk (including noil silk).
  • Women's or girls' suits, ensembles, jackets, blazers, dresses, skirts, divided skirts, trousers (including those tightened below the knee), bib and brace overalls, breeches and shorts (other than swimwear), knitted or crocheted, other than those made up of silk (including noil silk).
  • Men's or boys' shirts, knitted or crocheted, knitted or crocheted, other than those made up of silk (including noil silk).
  • Women's or girls' blouses, shirts and shirt-blouses, knitted or crocheted, other than those made up of silk (including noil silk).
  • Men's or boy's underpants, briefs, nightshirts, pyjamas, bathrobes, dressing gowns and similar articles, knitted or crocheted, other than those made up of silk (including noil silk).
  • Women's or girls' slips, petticoats, briefs, panties, nightdresses, pyjamas, negligées, bathrobes, dressing gowns and similar articles, knitted or crocheted, other than those made up of silk (including noil silk).
  • T-shirts, singlets and other vests, knitted or crocheted, other than those made up of silk (including noil silk).
  • Jerseys, pullovers, cardigans, etc, (including waist-coats), knitted or crocheted, other than those made up of silk (including noil silk).
  • Babies' garments and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted, other than those made up of silk (including noil silk).
  • Track suits, ski suits and swimwear, knitted or crocheted, other than those made up of silk (including noil silk).
  • Garments, made up of knitted or crocheted fabrics, other than those made up of silk (including noil silk).
  • Other garments, knitted or crocheted, other than those made up of silk (including noil silk).
  • Panty hose, tights, stockings, socks and other hosiery, including stockings for varicose veins and footwear without applied soles, knitted or crocheted, other than those made up of silk (including noil silk).
  • Gloves from the corresponding subheadings, knitted or crocheted, other than those made up of silk, (including noil silk).
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted
  • Men's or boys' overcoats, car-coats, capes, cloaks, anoraks (including ski-jackets), wind-cheaters, wind-jackets and similar articles, other than silk (including noil silk).
  • Women's or girls' overcoats, car-coats, capes, cloaks, anoraks (including ski-jackets), windcheaters, wind-jackets and similar articles, other than those made up of fabrics other than silk (including noil silk).
  • Men's or boys' suits, ensembles, jackets, blazers, trousers (including knickerbockers), bib and brace overalls, breeches and shorts (other than swimwear), made up of fabrics other than silk (including noil silk).
  • Women's or girls' suits, ensembles, jackets, blazers, dresses, skirts, divided skirts, trousers (including those tightened below the knee), bib and brace overalls, breeches and shorts (other than swimwear), made up of fabrics other than silk (including noil silk).
  • Men's or boys' shirts, made up of fabrics other than silk (including noil silk).
  • Women's or girls' blouses, shirts and shirt-blouses, made up of fabrics other than silk (including noil silk).
  • Men's or boys' singlets and other vests, underpants, briefs, nightshirts, pyjamas, bathrobes, dressing gowns and similar articles, made up of fabrics other than silk (including noil silk).
  • Women's or girls' slips, petticoats, briefs, panties, nightdresses, pyjamas, negligées, bathrobes, dressing gowns and similar articles, except disposable panties, made up of fabrics other than silk (including noil silk).
  • Babies' garments and clothing accessories, made up of fabrics other than silk (including noil silk), excluding swaddling clothes.
  • Garments, made up of fabrics other than silk (including noil silk).
  • Track suits, ski suits and swimwear, knitted or crocheted, all made up of fabrics other than silk (including noil silk).
  • Ties, bow ties and cravats.
  • Gloves made up of fabrics other than silk (including noil silk), excluding glove products impregnated, covered or lined with synthetic materials, or intended for technical uses.
  • Other made-up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags
  • Blankets and travelling rugs.
  • Bed linen, table linen, toilet linen and kitchen linen from the corresponding subheadings, excluding products bearing illustrations designed to be decorated with embroidery.
  • Curtains (including drapes) and interior blinds; curtain or bed valances, except those made up of knitted or crocheted fabric.
  • Other furnishing articles, excluding those made up of knitted or crocheted fabric.
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles
  • Other footwear with outer soles and uppers of rubber or plastics, other than those moulded from a synthetic material.
  • Footwear with outer soles of rubber, plastics, leather or composition leather and uppers of leather.
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewellery; coin
  • Articles of jewellery and parts thereof, of silver, whether or not plated or clad with other precious metal.
  • Articles of jewellery and parts thereof, of precious metal other than silver, whether or not plated or clad with precious metal.
  • Articles of goldsmiths' or silversmiths' wares and parts thereof, of silver, whether or not plated or clad with other precious metal.
  • Articles of goldsmiths' or silversmiths' wares and parts thereof, of precious metal other than gold or silver, whether or not plated or clad with precious metal.
  • Other articles of precious metal.
  • Medals or coins of precious metal.
  • Articles of iron and steel
  • Gangways for combat ships, combat submarines and other special combat vessels, armour-plated or otherwise, constructed or equipped for military purposes.
  • Superstructures for ships, submarines (wheelhouses) and other special combat vessels, armour-plated or otherwise, constructed or equipped for military purposes.
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal
  • Stud welding guns.
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof
  • Articles from the corresponding heading, for nuclear engines for combat ships, combat submarines and other special combat vessels, armour-plated or otherwise constructed or equipped for military purposes.
  • Articles for nuclear engines for combat ships, combat submarines and other special combat vessels, armour-plated or otherwise constructed or equipped for military purposes.
  • Turbines for nuclear engines for combat ships, combat submarines and other special combat vessels, armour-plated or otherwise constructed or equipped for military purposes.
  • Engines for combat aeroplanes, armed or otherwise equipped for military purposes, and other military aircraft, and for mines, bombs and torpedoes.
  • Engines for combat aeroplanes or spacecraft, armed or equipped for military purposes with rockets and other military airborne objects, with mines, bombs or torpedoes.
  • Engines for combat aeroplanes or spacecraft, armed or equipped for military purposes with rockets and other military airborne objects, with mines, bombs or torpedoes.
  • Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers; television image and sound recorders and reproducers and parts and accessories of such articles
  • Electric motors and generators (excluding generating sets), for torpedo engines.
  • Parts of electric motors and generators (excluding those of generating sets), for torpedo engines.
  • Telephone sets for line telephony, with wireless handset.
  • Unrecorded magnetic tapes, of a width not exceeding 4 mm, in the form of cassettes.
  • Unrecorded magnetic tapes, of a width exceeding 4 mm but not exceeding 6.5 mm, in the form of cassettes. Unrecorded magnetic tapes, of a width exceeding 6.5 mm, in the form of cassettes. Records, tapes and other recorded media for sound or other similarly recorded phenomena, including matrices and masters for the production of records, but excluding products of chapter 37.
  • Transmission apparatus for radio-telephony, radio-telegraphy, radio-broadcasting or television, whether or not incorporating reception apparatus or recording or reproducing apparatus.
  • Devices warning of the presence of roadside speed detectors (laser warnings).
  • Vehicles, other than railway or tramway rolling-stock, and parts and accessories thereof
  • Combat motor vehicles, constructed and equipped for that purpose (including machines equipped with lifting gear for towing pieces of artillery).
  • Combat motor vehicles, constructed and equipped for that purpose.
  • Combat tanks of all kinds, turrets and housings designed to form an integral part thereof.
  • Aircraft, spacecraft and parts thereof
  • Combat aeroplanes constructed, armed and equipped for that purpose.
  • Combat aeroplanes and spacecraft constructed, armed and equipped for that purpose.
  • Airframes (that is to say assemblies of carrier elements, cabins and tailplanes) for combat aeroplanes constructed, armed and equipped for that purpose.
  • Ships, boats and floating structures
  • Combat ships, combat submarines and other special combat vessels, armour-plated or otherwise constructed or equipped for military purposes, and hulls thereof.
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof
  • Frames and mountings for spectacles, goggles and the like, and parts thereof.
  • Parts of frames and mountings for spectacles, goggles and the like, in precious metal.
  • Spectacles, goggles and the like, corrective, protective or other, in precious metal.
  • Binoculars in precious metal.
  • Parts and accessories of binoculars (including mountings), in precious metal.
  • Corresponding optical devices, appliances and instruments, in precious metal.
  • Drawing, marking-out or mathematical calculating instruments, in this category, in precious metal.
  • Syringes, whether or not disposable, with or without needles.
  • Clocks and watches and parts thereof
  • Wrist-watches, pocket-watches and other watches, including stop-watches, with case of precious metal.
  • Clocks with watch movements in precious metal.
  • Instrument panel clocks and clocks of a similar type in precious metal for vehicles, aircraft, spacecraft or vessels.
  • Cases for clocks in precious metal.
  • Parts of cases for clocks in precious metal.
  • Cases for other clock articles, in precious metal.
  • Parts of cases for other clock articles, in precious metal.
  • Watch straps, watch bands and watch bracelets, and parts thereof, in precious metal.
  • Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles
  • Musical boxes, fairground organs, mechanical street organs, mechanical singing birds, musical saws and other musical instruments not cited in chapter 92; decoy calls of all kinds; whistles, call horns and other mouth-blown sound signalling instruments; all in precious metal.
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof
  • Combat weapons of the corresponding heading, namely: semi-automatic shotguns (including rifles), excluding sporting shotguns; automatic shotguns, submachine guns and machine guns of all kinds, automatic cannons; cannons and other anti-tank grenade weapons; launching equipment (platforms, tubes, other similar devices, electrical or mechanical) for rockets and missiles, whether or not remote controlled, and for other airborne combat objects; missile launchers; howitzers, mortars and cannons of all kinds, grenade launchers, mine-launchers, smoke mortars, flame throwers, grenade launchers, torpedo launchers; devices for installing, setting or casting off mines; bomb disposal apparatus; other combat weapons.
  • Revolvers and pistols
  • Firearms from the corresponding heading.
  • Other arms (for example, spring, air or gas guns and pistols, truncheons).
  • Parts and accessories, namely: barrels, breeches and carriages for semi-automatic rifles and shotguns (excluding sporting shotguns), automatic shotguns, submachine guns, machine guns, automatic cannons; cannons and other anti-tank grenade weapons; barrels, breeches and carriages for howitzers, mortars and cannons of all kinds; barrels, breeches, base plates, bipods and supports for grenade launchers, mine-launchers, smoke mortars and flamethrowers, and for grenade rifles; breeches for torpedo-tubes; other parts of arms (including ready-to use barrels, breeches and carriages). Bombs, grenades, torpedoes, mines, missiles and similar munitions of war, namely: shotgun cartridges containing solid conical or semi-conical bullets of calibres .308 (7.62 x 51 mm) and .223;other cartridges for shotguns, containing solid projectiles, excluding sporting shotguns; munitions with illuminating, smoking or marking, hard-cored, incendiary or diaphragm projectiles; likewise, grenades for rifles and semi-automatic rifles (excluding shotguns or sporting guns), for automatic rifles, submachine guns and machine guns, excluding explosive cartridges; munitions for automatic cannons, shotguns, cannons and other arms for anti-tank grenades; munitions, notably grenade or projectile cartridges and grenades for howitzers, mortars and cannons of all kinds; cartridges(excluding explosive cartridges), projectiles and percussion caps for munitions for howitzers, mortars and cannons of all kinds; munitions, notably grenades, mines and spray projectiles for grenade launchers, mine-launchers and smoke mortars; percussion caps for munitions for grenade-launchers, mine-launchers and smoke mortars; hand grenades: mines, bombs and torpedoes; percussion caps, warheads and homing devices for mines, bombs and torpedoes; civil engineering explosives, such as explosive devices, explosive bombs, hollow-charges, prismatic charges (wedge-shaped firing charges), explosive tubes and mine-clearing strips, if intended exclusively for combat use, rockets (whether or not remote controlled) and other airborne combat devices; warheads, homing devices, warheads and percussion caps for shells and other airborne combat devices; other articles from the corresponding heading.
  • Swords, cutlasses, bayonets, lances and similar arms and parts thereof and scabbards and sheaths therefor.
  • Furniture, bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated signs, illuminated name-plates and the like; prefabricated buildings
  • Mattress from the corresponding subheading, filled with material other than feathers and down or with coil springs, including covering.
  • Sleeping bags, filled with material other than feathers, down, rubber or cellulose synthetic materials, including covering.
  • Similar articles from the corresponding subheading, filled with material other than feathers, down, rubber or cellulose synthetic materials, including covering.
  • Rifle searchlight.
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof
  • Toys, reduced-size (scale) models and others, radio controlled, for play or amusement.
  • Travelling circuses, travelling menageries and travelling theatres showing live animals listed under the Live Animals Prohibitions section.
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles
  • Zip fasteners and parts thereof, in precious metal.
  • Ball point pens, in precious metal.
  • Felt tipped and other porous-tipped pens and markers, in precious metal.
  • Pen holders and similar articles, in precious metal.
  • Propelling or sliding pencils, in precious metal.
  • Sets of articles from two or more of the foregoing subheadings.
  • Pen nibs and nib points, in precious metal.
  • Date, sealing or numbering stamps and the like (including devices for printing or embossing labels),designed for operating in the hand; hand-operated composing sticks and hand printing sets incorporating such composing sticks, all in precious metal.
  • Cigarette lighters and other lighters (excluding those of heading No 36.03), whether or not mechanical or electrical, and parts thereof other than flints or wicks, in precious metal.
  • Pipes and pipe bowls, in precious metal.
  • Cigar or cigarette holders, and parts thereof, in precious metal.
  • Scent sprays and similar toilet sprays, and mounts and heads therefor, in precious metal

Restricted items

  • Live animals

General Note

In principle, the transport of live animals by post is not permitted in Austria. The only exceptions are letter-post items containing the animals cited in article 15.4 of the Universal Postal Convention.

Legislation relating to zoonosis

Checked by the official veterinarian (of the frontier service). Document as per Annexe B (issued by the aforementioned veterinarian following his checking).

Protection of species

The importing of single specimens, parts or products of species listed either in Annex I to the Washington Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species, or in Annex C, part 1 (C1) or part 2 (C2), of Decree No VO 3626/82, is subject to presentation of authorization delivered in a European Union member state and, in addition, an export permit or re-export declaration delivered in the foreign country in question.

The importing of single specimens, parts or products of species listed either in Annex II to the Washington Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species is subject to presentation of an export permit or re-export declaration delivered in the country of origin, and an import declaration issued by the customs office in question.

The importing of single specimens, parts or products of species listed either in Annex III to the Washington Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species is subject to presentation of a certificate of origin or, in the case of re-exportation, a declaration of re-exportation.

Note: Given the very considerable volume of the catalogue of goods in question, this list does not contain all the identification codes relating thereto.

  • Meat and edible meat offal. See Legislation relating to zoonosis & Protection of species entries above

Quality control

Imports checked by a body forming part of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.

  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates. See Legislation relating to zoonosis & Protection of species entries above
  • Dairy produce; birds' eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included
  • Foodstuffs

Certificate of origin (issued by a recognised national institute). Certificate of origin (issued by the Federal Ministry of Public Health and Consumer Protection). See Legislation relating to zoonosis & Quality control entries above

  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included. See Legislation relating to zoonosis entries above
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage
  • Narcotics

Import licence from the Federal Ministry of Public Health and Consumer Protection.

Protection of plants

Phytosanitary certificate (issued by a competent, authorised service in the country of dispatch), and checking by the phytosanitary authority; inspection by the phytosanitary services (if necessary).

Note: Inquire about, and abide by, any import bans that may be in force.

Re-afforestation materials

Import licence issued by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.

Note: The importing of seedlings, etc, is further monitored by a control body forming part of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers
  • Seeds

Presentation of an import declaration certified by the Seed Institute of the Federal Agriculture Office and the competent Research Centre. See Quality Control & Protection of plants entries above

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons. See Quality Control & Protection of plants entries above
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices. See Seeds entry above
  • Cereals. See Protection of plants and Seeds entries above
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder. See Protection of plants and Seeds entries above
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts. See Narcotics entry above
  • Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included. See Narcotics & Protection of plants entries above
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products; prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes. See Legislation relating to zoonosis & Re-afforestation materials entries above
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; pastrycooks' products.See Legislation relating to zoonosis & Re-afforestation materials entries above
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruits, nuts or other parts of plants
  • Wines

Document V I 1 (issued by a recognised laboratory or service in a foreign country). Analysis report (issued by a competent laboratory or service in a foreign country), for products intended for human consumption. See Legislation relating to zoonosis & Re-afforestation materials entries above

  • Miscellaneous edible preparations
  • Phytosanitary products

Certificate issued by the Federal Phytosanitary Office. See Foodstuffs & Legislation relating to zoonosis entries above

  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar
  • Goods that are the subject of a monopoly

Import licence issued by the competent service of the Federal Ministry of Finance.

  • Natural therapeutic products

Import licence issued by the Federal Ministry of Public Health and Consumer Protection. See Wines entry above

Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal fodder. See Wines & Legislation relating to zoonosis entries above

Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes. See Goods that are the subject of a monopoly entry above

Salt; sulphur; earths and stone; plastering materials; lime and cement. See Natural therapeutic products & Protection of plants entries above

Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes

War material

Import licence issued by the Federal Ministry of the Interior, Directorate-General of Public Security.

  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals, of radioactive elements or of isotopes
  • Raw materials used in the production of drugs

Authorisation declarations, issued by the competent control service of the Federal Ministry of Public Health and Consumer Protection.

  • Organic chemicals
  • Munitions and explosives

Import licence issued by the Federal Ministry of the Interior, Directorate-General of Public Security. See Narcotics & Raw materials used in the production of drugs entries above

  • Pharmaceutical products
  • Pharmaceutical products, placentas, antiserums and other constituents of blood. Import licence for pharmaceutical products issued by the Federal Ministry of Public Health and Consumer Protection. Document authorising the circulation of placentas, antiserums and other constituents of blood, issued by the Federal Ministry of Public Health and Consumer Protection.
  • Vaccines for veterinary use and pathogenic agents that cause zoonosis

Import licence issued by the Federal Ministry of Public Health and Consumer Protection. See Phytosanitary products, Narcotics, Protection of plants, & Legislation relating to zoonosis entries above

  • Fertilisers. See Legislation relating to zoonosis & Protection of species entries above
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations. See Pharmaceutical products and Re-afforestation materials entries above
  • Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes; polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modelling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster
  • Provisions relating to distinctive marks

“Manufacturers' marks on goods” checks performed by the customs services.

  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes. See Raw materials used in the production of drugs, Munitions and explosives & Legislation relating to zoonosis entries above
  • Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations. See War material & Munitions and explosives entries above
  • Photographic or cinematographic products

Pornography

Universal ban on import and transit, for commercial purposes, of the objects in question.

  • Miscellaneous chemical products
  • Arms

Permit to carry weapons. Document certifying that arms are held legally, for persons not residing in the territory of the Federal Republic of Austria: certificate issued in accordance with § 27 of the Law on the carrying of weapons. In certain cases, an exemption from the requirement to present the aforementioned documents may be granted. See War material, Legislation relating to zoonosis , Protection of plants, & Phytosanitary products entries above

  • Plastics and articles thereof. See Munitions and explosives entry above
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather. See Legislation relating to zoonosis entry above
  • Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof. See Legislation relating to zoonosis entry above
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal. See Protection of plants and Seeds entries above
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulose material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard; paper and paperboard and articles thereof
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans. See Pornography entry above
  • Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric. See Provisions relating to distinctive marks & Legislation relating to zoonosis entries above
  • Cotton. See Provisions relating to distinctive marks entry above
  • Other vegetable textile fibres, paper yarn and woven fabrics of paper yarn.See Narcotics entry above
  • Man-made filaments. See Provisions relating to distinctive marks entry above
  • Man-made staple fibres. See Provisions relating to distinctive marks entry above
  • Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace; tapestries; trimmings; embroidery. See Provisions relating to distinctive marks entry above
  • Knitted or crocheted fabrics. See Provisions relating to distinctive marks entry above
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted.See Provisions relating to distinctive marks entry above
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted. See Provisions relating to distinctive marks entry above
  • Other made-up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags. See Provisions relating to distinctive marks entry above
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles. See Provisions relating to distinctive marks entry above
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewellery; coin
  • Subject to Legal provisions relating to hallmarking

Transmission of goods, under the surveillance of the customs authority, to the competent National Office.

  • Articles of iron and steel. See War material entry above
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal
  • Provisions for tests and trials relating to firearms

Import to be declared at the relevant test centre, through the customs office.

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof. See War material entry above
  • Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers; television image and sound recorders and reproducers and parts and accessories of such articles
  • Telecommunications law

Import licence issued by one of the telecommunications offices, which form part of the Federal Ministry of Science and Communications.

Copyright

Presentation of a relevant declaration and/or an extra copy of the customs declaration, identifiable as such. See War material & Pornography entries above

  • Vehicles, other than railway or tramway rolling-stock, and parts and accessories thereof. See War material entry above
  • Aircraft, spacecraft and parts thereof. See War material entry above
  • Ships, boats and floating structures. See War material entry above
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof. See Subject to Legal provisions relating to hallmarking & Pharmaceutical products entries above
  • Clocks and watches and parts thereof. See Subject to Legal provisions relating to hallmarking entry above
  • Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles. See Subject to Legal provisions relating to hallmarking entry above
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof. See Arms, War material & Provisions for tests and trials relating to firearms entries above
  • Furniture, bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated signs, illuminated name-plates and the like; prefabricated buildings. See Arms, War material & Provisions relating to distinctive marks entries above
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof. See Telecommunications law & Legislation relating to zoonosis entries above
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles. See Subject to Legal provisions relating to hallmarking entry above
  • Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques. See Legislation relating to zoonosis, Arms, War material, Provisions for tests and trials relating to firearms & Subject to Legal provisions relating to hallmarking entries above

For more information about posting an item to Austria please refer to the Austrian Post Office website

Clear addressing - general guidelines

When sending an international item, always include the destination country name:

  • on the last line of the address
  • in capital letters
  • in English.

For further details please check the UPU website

Read our top tips for sending mail overseas

We recommend that you include the addressee's mobile telephone number on parcels in case we need to contact them about their delivery.

Important information

The UK left the EU on 31st January 2020 and has entered a transition period, due to last until 31st December 2020.

At the end of the transition period, the UK may treat EU imports as it does non-EU imports today. Similarly, we expect the EU to treat UK imports as it does non-EU imports today.

For more information on how sending and receiving items to the EU may be impacted from 1st January, please click here.

 

 

 

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