As from 1 July 2016, there are changes to travel requirements for passengers travelling from Australia. Passports are no longer required however they are the preferred means of documentation. Anyone travelling between Norfolk Island and Australia will be required to identify themselves. For more information visit the Australian Border Force website.
Vegetables, fruits, plants and seeds are prohibited imports to keep the island free of introduced disease. Pork and poultry importation from New Zealand is strictly prohibited.
Your personal concessions allows you to bring into Norfolk Island duty free items, details can be found on the Department of Home Affairs website.
As with any border protection, certain items are prohibited. Most prohibited items are prohibited because of the impact it could have if allowed to be imported into the country. One single selfish act of smuggling could lead to the devastation of Norfolk Island as a tourist destination. Your assistance to preserve this destination would be appreciated.
Norfolk Island can boast that it is relatively pest free and crime free. The importation of certain goods such illicit drugs or plant material that may contain disease can have an impact on the lifestyle and freedom that Norfolk Island enjoys. We ask that any person travelling to Norfolk Island respect what we have and take into account the need to impose restrictions on certain items.