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Entering Australia

What to expect at the border and what you can bring into the country

Many items are restricted or prohibited and cannot be carried by you as a traveller on entry into Australia. Learn more about what you can bring into the country.

Carry on limits

There are limits on the powders, liquids, aerosols and gels you can carry on board an airplane.

The limits are:

  • Liquids, aerosols, and/or gels in containers with a maximum capacity of 100ml each.
  • Inorganic powders less than 350 millilitres or 350 grams per person.

Learn more about what powders, liquids, aerosols and gels you can take in your carry on bags.

Find biosecurity requirements

Australia has strict requirements on the food, plant materials or animal products that can enter or leave the country. Learn about those requirements on the following websites: