Bringing dairy and egg products to NZ

Vegan cheese

Allowed if: It is cooked or preserved and does not contain jackfruit and breadfruit.
Extra tip: Advised to have manufacturer information on the product's label.
Weight limit: None
Declare the item? Yes
Inspection required? Yes
Clearance guaranteed?

No

Check our legal disclaimer to find out why we can't guarantee clearance 

 

Ghee 

Examples: Ghee, clarified butter, butter oil
Allowed if:

It does not contain fresh fruit.

Weight limits:

 

  • 20kg, if it is home-made and from Fiji.
  • 2kg otherwise.
Declare the item? Yes
Inspection required? Yes
Clearance guaranteed?

No

Check our legal disclaimer to find out why we can't guarantee clearance 

 

Butter, cheese, milk powder, and formula

Examples: Butter, cheese, infant formula, baby formula, milk powder, ice cream, yoghurt, lactose-free milk, liquid milk
Allowed if: It does not contain fresh fruit
Weight limit:

2kg

Declare the item? Yes
Inspection required? Yes
Clearance guaranteed?

No

Check our legal disclaimer to find out why we can't guarantee clearance 

 

Protein powder 

Examples: Protein powder, whey protein
Allowed if: It does not contain fresh fruit.
Weight limit:

5kg

Declare the item? Yes
Inspection required? Yes
Clearance guaranteed?

No

Check our legal disclaimer to find out why we can't guarantee clearance 

 

Whole eggs

Examples Chicken egg, duck egg, emu egg, quail egg, cooked egg, raw yolk, raw egg, boiled egg
  Not allowed into New Zealand
Related: Mooncakes

 

New Zealand dairy products

Allowed if: It was made in New Zealand, it is commercially manufactured and packaged, and in its original unopened packaging.
Weight limit: 20kg
Declare the item? Yes
Inspection required? Yes
Clearance guaranteed?

No

Check our legal disclaimer to find out why we can't guarantee clearance 

 

New Zealand egg products

Allowed if: It was made in New Zealand, it is commercially manufactured and packaged, and in its original unopened packaging.
Weight limit: 20kg
Declare the item? Yes
Inspection required? Yes
Clearance guaranteed?

No

Check our legal disclaimer to find out why we can't guarantee clearance 

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