Prohibited items

Posti does not transport in its letter and parcel services firearms, ammunition, gas pistols and devices intended for firing gas cartridges or items that are confusingly similar. These items include replicas of guns and explosives, dummy rounds for practice, firearms that have been made inoperable, air guns and airsoft weapons which are replicas of firearms.

Either entirely or partly prohibited

  • Cash, securities, traveler’s checks, jewels, valuables and precious metals only as insured items to those countries that permit them

  • Narcotics, such as LSD, morphine, cocaine, cannabis products and opium, are permitted for medical or other scientific use.

  • Counterfeit and pirated products

  • Living and dead animals (excluding bees, leeches and silkworms). In international mail traffic, we transport flies of the family Drosophilidae (fruit flies) between officially recognized research institutes.

  • Perishable food items

  • Living plants

  • Objects and substances the possession or use of which is prohibited by law.

Country information

The service options available for each country Mail delivery times, minimum and maximum dimensions and weigh. Go to the Country information.