Importing Personal Protective Equipment [PPE]

Importing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is essential in protecting yourself, workplaces and the public. Platinum® Freight Management, Australia’s leading freight customs broker, is an expert in the importing process associated with PPE.

With comprehensive knowledge of the Australian Border Force [ABF], Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry [DAFF] and the Therapeutic Goods Administration [TGA] Regulations, we are able to provide efficient solutions to our Australian customers.

As you may be importing a range of different items from different countries and from different suppliers [which can be complex], your dedicated customs broker, who is experienced in deciphering the rules and issues, will provide you with reliable answers. When you need quality PPE brought into Australia, choose the right solution – Platinum® Freight Management.

Why Choose Platinum® To Import Personal Protective Equipment [PPE]

If you are looking to import Personal Protective Equipment [PPE] into Australia, Platinum® should be your first choice to partner with; we have extensive experience in providing customs clearance services to importers who wish to or who are currently importing PPE products into Australia.

Our customs brokering expertise will look at your procurement of face masks, respirators, gowns and or gloves, and we will be able to address the current TGA requirements to have your goods listed on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG).

Besides the customs paperwork process, we can assist you in having your goods freight forwarded to Australia on time and within budget. Whether you require a one-off customs clearance or regular international logistics shipments to Australia, we can provide you with [most] of what you require.

Importing PPE

Types of Personal Protective Equipment [PPE] That We Can Customs Clear

At Platinum®, we can help you to import the following types of Personal Protective Equipment [PPE]:

  • Face masks
  • Respirators
  • Gowns
  • Gloves

Face Masks

Platinum® is the perfect choice for importing face masks as Personal Protective Equipment [PPE]. Not only will you be allocated a dedicated customs broker who can provide you with advice [based on the current policies], but they will also be able to support you through the procurement and logistics chain. Our team is committed to providing you with a professional service so that your face masks can arrive in Australia hassle-free and compliance with the Regulations.

This knowledge and support that Platinum® offers translate into greater efficiency and cost-savings for you; we would like to think that you are good at what you do, and we are good at what we do – this equates to a perfect business relationship.


Our customs brokerage also offers an all-inclusive importation solution for procuring respirators. We have streamlined procedures; Platinum® aims to provide reliable service and expert advice from your dedicated customs broker.


We utilise the most suitable and direct logistics path to Australia, ensuring your respirators arrive promptly. The team at Platinum® has over twenty-three years of experience in helping customers manage their PPE imports.

Your dedicated customs broker can provide you with an industry-leading service in terms of reliability and accuracy if you are looking for respirator-importing specialists.


Platinum® is a leading provider of customs brokerage services in relation to gowns and other Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Our specialists have decades of experience in gown imports, ensuring we can provide comprehensive support throughout the procurement and shipping processes. In addition to having gowns processed through the border quickly and efficiently, our services include full documentation checking and validation, supply chain movement and tracking visibility.


When importing gloves as Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Platinum® can provide you with unparalleled expertise and customer service. As a highly experienced customs broker, we are aware of the latest regulations, allowing you to make purchasing decisions accurately and promptly.

To ensure a smooth process, all shipments can be monitored throughout the supply chain. With over twenty-three years of experience in PPE imports and an allocated customs broker – Platinum® stands above other customs brokerages.

Contact Platinum® Today!

PPE is important for various industries and occupations; we want to ensure that you have the necessary stock and supplies, but we also need to ensure that the goods you wish to import have been included in the ARTG before shipping.

Platinum® has the experience and expertise in –

  1. Assisting you through the ARTG process,
  2. Purchasing the goods,
  3. Shipping the goods,
  4. Customs clearing the goods and
  5. Having the goods delivered to your site.

We are your Australian customs brokers, so contact us today to get started.

1300 882 877

Frequently Asked Questions About Importing Personal Protective Equipment [PPE]

Can I import Personal Protective Equipment [PPE] into Australia?

Before a decision can be made as to whether your PPE can be imported to Australia, you will need to apply with the TGA to have your goods added to the ARTG; this is a detailed and complex process [for which we can assist with]. If you do receive approval, the goods can be imported. If you do not have approval – the goods cannot be shipped to Australia until approval has been granted.

Are there any circumstances where Personal Protective Equipment [PPE] cannot be brought into Australia?

If your goods are required to be on the ARTG and they have not been approved for inclusion to the ARTG and if the goods have arrived in Australia – the goods can be seized by the Australian Border Force [ABF]. It is extremely important to liaise with your Australian customs broker before you purchase the goods. 

What do you need to import Personal Protective Equipment [PPE]?

There are three parts to any successful import transaction, 1) your supplier, 2) you and 3) your customs broker; the three of us work together to make sure that everything is in order before the goods are purchased and before the goods depart from overseas for Australia.

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