Sending items at a branch?
You’re responsible for finding out if an item is prohibited or restricted.
Balloons filled with non-flammable gases
Biological substances (Category B)
Clinical and medical waste
Controlled drugs and narcotics
Counterfeit currency, bank notes and postage stamps
Electronic devices sent with or connected to lithium batteries
Environmentally hazardous substances
Goods made in foreign prisons
Guns for sporting use
Human or animal ashes
Infectious substances and pathogens
Lighters and refills containing flammable liquid or gas
Lighters - empty, new or unused
Liquids not classified as dangerous goods
Live creatures, insects and invertebrates
Nail varnish, polish or gel
Obscene publications and unlawful indecent images
Oxidising materials or organic peroxides
Paints, wood varnishes and enamels
Perfumes and aftershaves
Poisons, toxic liquids, solids and gases
Prescription medicines and drugs sent for scientific or medical purposes
Radioactive materials and samples
Tickets and related advertisements for illegal lotteries
Waste, dirt, filth or refuse
Gases, including flammable, non-flammable, toxic and compressed gases
Sending jewellery or other valuable items?
Before you post, read our guide to packaging and sending valuable items such as jewellery, cash or vouchers to ensure you are sending safely.