Dangerous Goods Guidelines

There are some items that NOW Couriers cannot deliver because of the nature of the item, its priceless value, legal reasons or because transporting the item may present a safety risk to our couriers.

Prohibited goods

The list below details items that cannot be sent through NOW Couriers:

  • Animals
  • Jewellery
  • Cash
  • Negotiable Instruments
  • Bullion
  • Coins
  • Precious Stones
  • Antiques
  • Original Artworks or other valuables
  • Firearms and ammunition
  • Some Dangerous Goods (see below)

Dangerous goods

When you are sending items that are hazardous eg: paints, aerosols and batteries, you must follow NOW Couriers Dangerous Goods (DG) Policy before it can be accepted for transport.

You must complete a Dangerous Goods Declaration Form for each consignment sent. The items must be packaged to meet with the legislative requirements for the particular sending class. Each Dangerous Goods Consignment must be marked and labelled in accordance with the information supplied by the manufacturer of the goods.

Complete our Dangerous Goods Declaration Form

If you have any questions about our Prohibited or Dangerous Goods Policies please contact your local branch.