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Duty Free Allowances

Ever wondered how much duty free allowance you are allowed? Here are the restrictions on how much liquor, tobacco and other goods you can purchase!  

Country

Cigarettes/Tobacco

Alcohol

Other Goods

Afghanistan

A reasonable amount of tobacco products for personal use’


A reasonable amount of perfume products for personal use’

Albania

200 cigarettes OR 100 cigarillos OR 50 cigars OR 250g tobacco.

1L of spirits (over 22% alcohol content) OR 2L spirits (less than 22%) OR 2L wine.

250ml eau de toilette OR 50ml perfume.

Goods up to €430.

Algeria

200 cigarettes OR 100 cigarillos OR 50 cigars OR 250g tobacco.

1L spirits OR 2L wine.

50g perfume OR 0.25ml eau de toilette.

Goods to the value of DZD50,000.

Angola

400 cigarettes OR 500g tobacco

2L wine AND 1L spirits

3 x 250ml eau de toilette OR 50ml perfume.

Personal use items up to value of AOA142,560.

Antigua and Barbuda

200 cigarettes OR 50 cigars OR 250g tobacco.

1L wine OR spirits.

170ml perfume.

Argentina



Personal Goods up to value of US$300, plus US$300 good purchased at duty-free shops in airport.

Australia

50 cigarettes OR 50g tobacco OR cigars.

2.25L alcohol.

Goods to a value of A$900.

Austria*

200 cigarettes OR 100 cigarillos OR 50 cigars OR 250g tobacco.

4L wine AND 16L beer AND 1L spirits (over 22%) OR 2L alcoholic beverages (under 22%)

Goods to a value of €430.

Azerbaijan

600 cigarettes.

3L alcohol

10kg food products AND 125g caviar.

Goods up to a value of US$1,500.

Bahamas

200 cigarettes OR 50 cigars OR 454g tobacco.

1L spirits.

Goods up to a value of B$100(visitors), B$300(residents) or

B$500(residents who have been out of the country for over a year).

Bahrain

400 cigarettes OR 50 cigars OR 250g tobacco.

1L alcohol AND 6 cans beer.

240ml/8oz perfume.

Gifts up to a value BHD250.

Bangladesh

200 cigarettes OR 50 cigars OR 225g tobacco

2 bottles alcoholic beverages up to 1.25L

250ml perfume.

Gifts to value of BDT500.

Barbados


1L spirit OR wine.


Belarus

200 cigarettes OR 50 cigars OR 250g tobacco.

3L alcohol

Goods up to value of €1,500, weighing no more than 50kg.

Belgium*

200 cigarettes OR 100 cigarillos OR 50 cigars OR 250g tobacco.

1L spirits (over 22%) OR 2L fortified wine or spirits (up to 22%) OR 4L wine OR 16L beer.

Goods to a value of €430.

Belize

200 cigarettes OR 50 cigars OR 250g tobacco

1L wine OR spirits

Personal items value up to BZ$200.

Bermuda

200 cigarettes OR 50 cigars OR 500g tobacco.

1L wine AND 1L spirits

Personal items value up to BD$50 (visitors) or BD$200 (residents).

Bolivia

450 cigarettes OR cigars OR 500g tobacco.

3L alcohol

Purchases up to value of US$1,000.

Bosnia and Herzegovina

200 cigarettes OR 100 cigarillos OR 250g tobacco.

1L spirits (over 22%) AND 2L wine.

60ml perfume AND 250ml eau de toilette.

Gifts to value of KM200.

Botswana

200 cigarettes AND 20 cigars AND 250g tobacco

2L wine AND 1L spirits

50ml perfume AND 250ml eau de toilette.

Goods up to value of R500 (within SACU zone) or R3,000 (visitors outside SACU).

Brazil

200 cigarettes AND 25 cigars AND 250g tobacco.

12L alcohol

20 items worth more than $10 each, with no more than 3 being the same item.

Total value of these items should not exceed US$500

British Virgin Islands

200 cigarettes OR 50 cigars OR 230g tobacco

0.95L wine or spirits.


Bulgaria*

200 cigarettes OR 100 cigarillos OR 50 cigars OR 250g tobacco.

4L wine AND 16L beer AND 1L spirits (over 22%) OR 2L spirits (under 22%)

Other goods up to value of €430.

Cambodia

200 cigarettes OR 50 cigars OR 200g tobacco

2L wine

350ml perfume

Cameroon

400 cigarettes OR 125 cigars OR 500g tobacco

1L spirits AND 3L wine


Canada

200 cigarettes AND 50 cigars AND 200g tobacco

1.5L wine OR 1.14L spirits OR 8.5L beer

Gifts up to value of C$60 per gift (Non-residents).

Goods up to value of C$200 (Residents).

Cape Verde

200 cigarettes OR 50 cigars OR 250g tobacco

1L spirits AND 2 x 1L wine

250ml eau de toilette AND 50ml perfume

Chile

400 cigarettes AND 50 cigars AND 500g tobacco

2.5L alcohol

Gifts to a value of US$300.

China

400 cigarettes AND 100 cigars AND 500g tobacco

1.5L alcohol consisting of 2 x 750ml.

No limit for beer(less than 12%)

Personal articles up to a value of ¥5,000 for Chinese residents.

Colombia

200 cigarettes AND 50 cigars AND 250g tobacco

2 bottles of alcoholic beverages

Goods for personal use up to a value of US$1,500.

Costa Rica

400 cigarettes OR 50 cigars OR 500g tobacco

5L alcoholic beverages

Goods up to a value of US$500.

Croatia*

200 cigarettes OR 100 cigarillos OR 50 cigars OR 250g tobacco

4L wine AND 16L beer AND 1L spirits (over 22%) OR 2L alcoholic beverages (under 22%)

Goods to a value of Kn3,200.

Cuba

200 cigarettes OR 50 cigars OR 250g tobacco

3L alcoholic beverages

Laptop for personal use. Gifts up to value of CUC$50.99.

Cyprus*

200 cigarettes OR 100 cigarillos OR 50 cigars OR 250g tobacco

4L wine AND 16L beer AND 1L spirits (over 22%) OR 2L alcoholic beverages (under 22%)

Other goods up to value of €430.

Czech Republic*

200 cigarettes OR 100 cigarillos OR 50 cigars OR 250g tobacco

4L wine AND 16L beer AND 1L spirits (over 22%) OR 2L alcoholic beverages (under 22%)

Other goods up to value of €430.

Democratic Republic of Congo

100 cigarettes OR 50 cigars OR 227g tobacco

1 bottle of alcohol

Reasonable amount of perfume for personal use’.

Denmark*

200 cigarettes OR 100 cigarillos OR 50 cigars OR 250g tobacco

4L wine AND 16L beer AND 1L spirits (over 22%) OR 2L alcoholic beverages (under 22%)

Other goods up to value of €430.

Dominican Republic

200 cigarettes OR 1 box of cigars.

1L alcohol

Gifts up to a value of US$100.

Ecuador

400 cigarettes OR 25 cigars OR 500g tobacco

3L alcohol

300ml perfume (individual) OR 600ml perfume (per family).

Other goods up to a value of US$500.

Egypt

200 cigarettes OR 25 cigars OR 200g tobacco

1L alcohol

Other goods up to value of 1500E£.

El Salvador

500g tobacco in any form.

5L alcoholic beverages.

2kg sweets.

Goods to a value of US$500.

Estonia*

40 cigarettes OR 100 cigarillos OR 50 cigars OR 50g tobacco

4L wine (excluding sparkling) AND 16L beer AND 1L spirits (over 22%) OR 2L spirits (under 22%)

Goods to a value of €430.

Ethiopia

200 cigarettes OR 100 cigars OR 250g tobacco.

2L alcoholic drinks

500ml perfume.

Gifts not exceeding value 500 Birr.

100g gold and other precious metals.

30g precious stones.

100g semi-precious stones.

EU (EU country to another EU country) (see below for countries following this rule)

800 cigarettes OR 400 cigarillos OR 200 cigars OR 1kg tobacco.

10L spirits (over 22%) OR 20L spirits (up to 22%) OR 90L wine OR 110L beer.


Fiji

200 cigarettes OR 200g cigars or 200g tobacco goods

2.25L spirits OR 4.5L wine/beer

Other goods up to value of F$1,000.

Finland

200 cigarettes OR 100 cigarillos OR 50 cigars OR 250g tobacco

4L wine AND 16L beer AND 1L spirits (over 22%) OR 2L alcoholic beverages (under 22%)

Goods to a value of €430.

France*

200 cigarettes OR 100 cigarillos OR 50 cigars OR 250g tobacco.

4L wine AND 16L beer AND 1L spirits (over 22%) OR 2L spirits (under 22%)

Other goods up to value of €430.

Georgia

400 cigarettes OR 50 cigarillos OR 50 cigars OR 250g tobacco

4L alcoholic beverages

Goods to a value of GEL3,000, up to 30kg in weight.

Germany*

200 cigarettes OR 100 cigarillos OR 50 cigars OR 250g tobacco.

4L wine AND 16L beer AND 1L spirits (over 22%) OR 2L spirits (under 22%)

Other goods up to value of €430.

Ghana

200 cigarettes OR 50 cigars OR 250g tobacco

2L wine AND 1L spirits

50ml perfume AND 250ml eau de toilette

Greece*

200 cigarettes OR 100 cigarillos OR 50 cigars OR 250g tobacco.

4L wine AND 16L beer AND 1L spirits (over 22%) OR 2L spirits (under 22%)

Other goods up to value of €430.

Grenada

200 cigarettes OR 50 cigars OR 250g tobacco

1L wine OR spirits

300ml perfume.

Goods to value of EC$300.

Hong Kong

19 cigarettes OR 1 cigar OR 25g tobacco

1L alcohol over 30% volume.


Hungary

200 cigarettes OR 100 cigarillos OR 50 cigars OR 250g tobacco

4L wine AND 16L beer AND 1L spirits (over 22%) OR 2L alcoholic beverages (under 22%)

Goods to a value of €430.

Iceland

200 cigarettes OR 250g tobacco products

1L spirits AND 0.75L wine AND 3L beer

3kg of food with value no more than kr88,000.

India

100 cigarettes OR 25 cigars OR 125g tobacco

2L wine OR spirits

Gifts to value of Rs8,000.

Indonesia

200 cigarettes OR 25 cigars OR 100g tobacco

1L alcohol

Gifts to value of US$250.

Iran

200 cigarettes OR 50 cigars OR 250g tobacco

Importation of alcohol is illegal in Iran.


Iraq

200 cigarettes OR 25 cigarillos OR 10 cigars OR 250g tobacco

1L spirits AND 2L fortified wine AND 2L wine AND 8L beer


Ireland*

200 cigarettes OR 100 cigarillos OR 50 cigars OR 250g tobacco

4L wine AND 16L beer AND 1L spirits (over 22%) OR 2L alcoholic beverages (under 22%)

Goods to a value of €430.

Israel

200 cigarettes OR 250g tobacco products

1L spirits AND 2L wine

0.25L cologne or perfume.

Gifts and goods to value of US$200.

Italy*

200 cigarettes OR 100 cigarillos OR 50 cigars OR 250g tobacco

4L wine AND 16L beer AND 1L spirits (over 22%) OR 2L alcoholic beverages (under 22%)

Goods to a value of €430.

Ivory Coast

200 cigarettes OR 25 cigars OR 150g tobacco

1 bottle alcoholic drink.

380ml eau de toilette AND 75ml perfume.

Goods to value of XOF10,000.

Jamaica

200 cigarettes OR 50 cigars OR 230g tobacco

1L alcoholic drinks

170ml perfume AND 340ml eau de toilette.

US$500 other goods (residents only)

Japan

400 cigarettes OR 100 cigars OR 500g tobacco OR 500g combination of these.

3 x 750ml bottles alcohol

60ml perfume. Other goods to value of ¥200,000.

Kazakhstan

200 cigarettes OR 50 cigars OR 200g tobacco

3L alcoholic beverages

Reasonable quantity of perfume for personal use.

Goods to value of €1,500.

Kenya

250g tobacco products

1L spirit OR 2L wine

500ml of perfume and eau de toilette, of which no more than a quarter can be perfume.

Kuwait

500 cigarettes OR 900g tobacco.

Alcohol is banned import.


Latvia*

200 cigarettes OR 100 cigarillos OR 50 cigars OR 250g tobacco.

4L wine AND 16L beer AND 1L spirits (over 22%) OR 2L spirits (under 22%)

Other goods up to value of €430.

Lebanon

800 cigarettes OR 100 cigarillos OR 50 cigars OR 1kg tobacco

2L spirits (over 22%) OR 4L other alcohol

1L eau de cologne AND 100ml perfume.

Personal belongings not exceeding L£2 million.

Lithuania*

200 cigarettes OR 100 cigarillos OR 50 cigars OR 250g tobacco.

4L wine AND 16L beer AND 1L spirits (over 22%) OR 2L spirits (under 22%)

Other goods up to value of €430.

Luxembourg*

200 cigarettes OR 100 cigarillos OR 50 cigars OR 250g tobacco.

4L wine AND 16L beer AND 1L spirits (over 22%) OR 2L spirits (under 22%)

Other goods up to value of €430.

Malaysia

200 cigarettes OR 225g tobacco

1L alcohol

Food up to value of RM75.

Goods to value of RM400.

Maldives

200 cigarettes OR 25 cigars OR 250g tobacco.

Illegal to import alcohol.

Goods to value of MRf6,000

Malta*

200 cigarettes OR 100 cigarillos OR 50 cigars OR 250g tobacco.

4L wine AND 16L beer AND 1L spirits (over 22%) OR 2L spirits (under 22%)

Other goods up to value of €430.

Mauritius

250g tobacco products

1L spirits AND 2L wine OR beer

Goods to value of Rp15,000

Mexico

10 packs cigarettes OR 25 cigars OR 200g tobacco

3L spirits AND 6L wine

Other goods to value of US$500

Moldova

200 cigarettes AND 50 cigars OR cigarillos

2L wine AND 5L beer

Other goods to value of €300.

Morocco

400g tobacco

1L spirits AND 1L wine

150ml perfume OR 250ml eau de toilette.

Gifts to value of Dh2,000.

Myanmar

400 cigarettes OR 50 cigars OR 250 tobacco

2L alcohol

150ml perfume.

Other goods to value of US$500.

Nepal

200 cigarettes AND 50 cigars AND 20g tobacco

1.15L spirits OR wine OR 12 cans beer

Medicine not exceeding value of Rs10,000.

Canned food not exceeding Rs1,000 in value.

Fresh Fruit not exceeding Rs2,000.

50g gold ornaments and 100g silver ornaments.

Netherlands*

200 cigarettes OR 100 cigarillos OR 50 cigars OR 250g tobacco.

4L wine AND 16L beer AND 1L spirits (over 22%) OR 2L spirits (under 22%)

Other goods up to value of €430.

New Zealand

50 cigarettes OR 50g tobacco OR cigars. Or a mixture weighing no more than 50g.

4.5L wine OR beer AND 3 bottles of 1.125L spirits OR Liqueur

Other goods to a value of NZ$700.

Nigeria

200g tobacco

1L spirits AND 1L wine.

284ml perfume.

Gifts to value of ₦50,000.

Norway

200 cigarettes OR 250g tobacco and 200 leaves of cigarette paper

1L spirits (over 22%) AND 1.5 wine (under 22%) AND 2L beer (under 4.7%)

Goods to value of Kr6,000 (including alcohol and beer).

10kg meat products, cheese and foodstuffs.

Oman

400 cigarettes

2L OR 24 cans of alcoholic beverages

100ml perfume. 10 DVDs.

Pakistan

200 cigarettes OR 50 cigars OR 500g tobacco

Alcohol is a banned import.

Other goods to value of US$100.

Panama

10 packs cigarettes OR 2 packs tobacco

5 bottles OR 3.8L alcohol

Goods to value of B/.2,000.

Peru

20 packs cigarettes OR 50 cigars OR 250g tobacco

3L alcoholic beverages.

Purchases of value to US$500.

Philippines

2 cartons cigarettes OR 2 tins tobacco

2 bottles of alcoholic drinks.

Goods to value of US$1,000

Poland*

200 cigarettes OR 100 cigarillos OR 50 cigars OR 250g tobacco.

4L wine AND 16L beer AND 1L spirits (over 22%) OR 2L spirits (under 22%)

Other goods up to value of €430.

Portugal*

200 cigarettes OR 100 cigarillos OR 50 cigars OR 250g tobacco.

4L wine AND 16L beer AND 1L spirits (over 22%) OR 2L spirits (under 22%)

Other goods up to value of €430.

Puerto Rico

200 cigarettes or 100 cigars

1L alcoholic beverages


Qatar

400 cigarettes

Alcohol is a banned import

Goods to value of QR3,000

Romania*

200 cigarettes OR 100 cigarillos OR 50 cigars OR 250g tobacco.

4L wine AND 16L beer AND 1L spirits (over 22%) OR 2L spirits (under 22%)

Other goods up to value of €430.

Russia

200 cigarettes OR 50 cigars OR 250g tobacco

3L alcohol

Goods to value €1,500 up to 50kg

Saudi Arabia

600 cigarettes OR 100 cigars OR 500g tobacco

Alcoholic drinks banned import.

Goods to value of SAR3,000.

Serbia

200 cigarettes OR 50 cigars OR 250g tobacco

1L alcohol

1 bottle each of perfume and eau de toilette.

Goods to value of €100.

Seychelles

200 cigarettes OR 250g tobacco

2L spirits AND 2L wine

200ml perfume OR eau de toilette.

Food items not exceeding Rs3,000.

Singapore

No duty free allowance for cigarettes or tobacco products.

1L spirit AND 1L wine AND 1L beer

Goods to value of S$600.

Slovenia*

200 cigarettes OR 100 cigarillos OR 50 cigars OR 250g tobacco.

4L wine AND 16L beer AND 1L spirits (over 22%) OR 2L spirits (under 22%)

Other goods up to value of €430.

South Africa

200 cigarettes AND 20 cigars AND 250g tobacco

1L spirits OR liqueurs AND 2L wine.

50ml perfume AND 250ml eau de toilette.

Other goods to value of R5,000.

South Korea

200 cigarettes

1 bottle of alcohol up to 1L

60ml perfume.

Goods to value US$600

Spain*

200 cigarettes OR 100 cigarillos OR 50 cigars OR 250g tobacco.

4L wine AND 16L beer AND 1L spirits (over 22%) OR 2L spirits (under 22%)

Other goods up to value of €430.

Sri Lanka

No duty free allowance for tobacco products.

2 bottles wine AND 1.5L spirits

Small quantity of perfume AND 250ml eau de toilette.

Souvenirs up to US$250 in value.

St Lucia

200 cigarettes OR 50 cigars OR 225g tobacco

1.2L alcoholic beverages

Goods to value of US$250.

Sweden*

200 cigarettes OR 100 cigarillos OR 50 cigars OR 250g tobacco.

4L wine AND 16L beer AND 1L spirits (over 22%) OR 2L spirits (under 22%)

Other goods up to value of €430.

Switzerland

250 cigarettes OR 250g tobacco products

5L alcoholic drinks (up to 18%) AND 1L alcohol (over 18%)

Goods to value of SFr300.

Taiwan

200 cigarettes OR 25 cigars OR 454g tobacco

1L alcoholic beverages


Tanzania

250g of either cigarettes, cigars and tobacco

1L spirits OR wine

500ml of perfume and eau de toilette, of which no more than a quarter can be perfume.

Thailand

200 cigarettes OR 250g cigars OR 250g tobacco

1L alcohol

Goods to value of ฿10,000

Trinidad and Tobago

200 cigarettes OR 50 cigars OR 250g tobacco

1.5L wine or spirits

Goods to value TT$3,000

Tunisia

200 cigarettes OR 100 cigarillos OR 50 cigars OR 500g tobacco

1L alcoholic drinks (over 25%) and 2L alcoholic drinks (less than 25%)


Turkey

600 cigarettes AND 100 cigarillos AND 50 cigars AND 250g tobacco

1L alcoholic drinks (over 22%) OR 2L alcoholic drinks (less than 22%)

5 bottles (max 120ml each) of perfume and eau de toilette.

1kg each of tea, coffee, chocolate or confectionery.

Gifts to value of €430

Ukraine

200 cigarettes OR 50 cigars OR 250g tobacco

1L spirit AND 2L wine AND 5L beer

Food products to a value of €200, up to 2kg.

Other goods to value of €1,000.

United Arab Emirates

400 cigarettes AND 50 cigars AND 500g tobacco

4L wine OR 4L spirits OR 48 cans of beer

Goods to a value of AED3,000.

United Kingdom*

200 cigarettes OR 100 cigarillos OR 50 cigars OR 250g tobacco.

4L wine AND 16L beer AND 1L spirits (over 22%) OR 2L spirits (under 22%)

Other goods up to value of €430.

United States of America

200 cigarettes OR 100 cigars

1L alcoholic beverage

Goods to a value to US$800 (residents) or US$100 (non-residents)

Venezuela

200 cigarettes AND 25 cigars

2L alcoholic drinks

4 small perfume bottles.

Goods to value of US$1,000.

Vietnam

200 cigarettes OR 100 cigars OR 500g tobacco

1.5L spirits (over 22%) OR 2L fortified wines or liqueurs (under 22%) OR 3L other alcoholic drinks

Other goods to value of ₫10,000,000.

*Rules are for travelling to this EU country from a country outside the EU. If you are travelling to this country from another country in the EU, please refer to the EU row.

EU countries who follow the general EU rule are: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and U.K.

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