Useful Information: Duty and tax-free exemptions

Travellers arriving from European Union countries can carry items for personal use in their luggage that do not exceed the following limits

 

 

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Useful Information: Duty and tax-free exemptions

EUROPEAN UNION COUNTRIES
Travellers arriving from European Union countries can carry items for personal use in their luggage that do not exceed the following limits:

Tobacco products:
– 800 cigarettes
– 400 cigarillos (cigars weighing not more than 3 grammes each)
– 200 cigars
– 1 kg of loose tobacco.

Alcoholic beverages:
– 10 litres of distilled beverages and spirits with an alcohol content over 22% vol.
– 20 litres of distilled beverages and spirits, wine- or alcohol-based aperitifs, tafia, sake or similar drinks with an alcohol content of up to 22% vol.
– 90 litres of wine (including a maximum of 60 litres of sparkling wines)
– 110 litres of beer.

Useful Information: Duty and tax-free exemptions

Transport and circulation of money

Travellers who enter or leave the European Union territory carrying amounts with them equal to or higher than €10,000, should declare this amount to the Customs authorities, in compliance with the stipulations of Regulation (EC) nº 1889/2005, that has been in force since June 15, 2007. This imposition aims to reinforce the EU’s efforts to counter criminal activity and reinforce safety, by combating money laundering, terrorism and other criminal practices.

THIRD COUNTRIES
Travellers coming from non-EU countries may only benefit from exemption from VAT and special duties liable on the goods transported within their baggage, provided that these are for personal use and do not exceed the following limits:

Tobacco products (1):
Cigarettes – 200 units
or
Cigarrillos (small cigars with a maximum weight of 3 g/unit) – 100 units
or
Cigars – 50 units
or
Smoking tobacco – 250 grams

Useful Information: Duty and tax-free exemptions

Alcoholic beverages (2):
distilled drinks and spirits with strength over 22% vol. – total of 1 litre
or
Spirits and alcoholic beverages, aperitives with a basis of wine or of alcohol, tafia, saké or similar beverages of an alcoholic strength by volume not exceeding 22% vol; sparkling or fortified wines, liqueurs – total of 2 litres
and
still wines – total of 2 litres.

Perfumes:
50 grams of perfume
and
250 ml toilet-water

Coffee (1):
500 grams
or
Coffee extracts and coffee essences – 200 grams

Tea:
100 grams
or
Tea extracts and tea essences – 40 grams

Useful Information: Duty and tax-free exemptions

Other goods:
Travellers benefit from an exemption provided that the value of the goods does not exceed 175 euros.
This amount is reduced to 90 euros for persons aged less than 15 years.

(1)  Travellers aged less than 15 years do not benefit from any exemption in relation to these products.
(2)  Travellers aged less than 17 years do not benefit from any exemption in relation to these products.

Transport and circulation of money
Travellers who enter or leave the European Union territory carrying amounts with them equal to or higher than €10,000, should declare this amount to the Customs authorities, in compliance with the stipulations of Regulation (EC) nº 1889/2005, that has been in force since June 15, 2007. This imposition aims to reinforce the EU’s efforts to counter criminal activity and reinforce safety, by combating money laundering, terrorism and other criminal practices.

Useful Information: Duty and tax-free exemptions

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