Equipment, clothing, and wooden items



Equipment and clothing

Examples: Used equipment, new equipment, socks, shoes, tent, horse riding gear, camping gear, scuba gear, fishing gear, bicycle, luggage cases
Allowed if: It does not contain bugs, seeds, soil, diseases or other plant or animal material.
Extra tips:
  • Clean and dry your items.
  • Double-check your socks inside and out. Seeds can be easily hiding inside.
  • Do not bring equipment that has been used within the beekeeping industry, like a smoker or bee suit.
Weight limit: None
Declare the item? Yes
Inspection required? Yes

 

Barbeques (BBQ)

Allowed if: It does not contain bugs, seeds, soil, diseases or other plant or animal material.
Extra tips:

Clean and dry your BBQ thoroughly to remove dirt, grease, and charcoal.

Weight limit: None
Declare the item? Yes
Inspection required? Yes

 

Wooden items

Examples:

Chopping board, wood rosary, carving, musical instruments (including guitars), MDF, particle board, plywood, picture frames, processed bamboo, processed cane, processed willow, processed rattan, non-treated wood.

Download more examples of low-risk manufactured wooden products [PDF, 201 KB]

Allowed if: It does not contain bugs, seeds, soil, disease, willow, cane, bamboo, rattan, bark or other plant or animal material.
Extra tips: Some wooden items can contain animal hide. It must be prepared so that the hide is no longer fresh. 

Some wooden items are protected under a Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), like rosewood. They may require CITES documentation to be imported or may be prohibited.

CITES – Department of Conservation
Weight limit: None
Declare the item? Yes
Inspection required? Yes

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