Maldives Duty Free Allowance

Maldives Duty Free Allowance

Maldives Duty-Free Allowance

The following items may be imported into the Maldives aged 16 years and above without incurring customs duty. Have a look at the Maldives Duty-Free Allowance.

Maldives Duty-Free Allowance let you carry no more than 200 cigarettes or 25 cigars or 250g of tobacco. Under Maldives Duty-Free Allowance you can also take a gift for your loved ones to the value of MRf6,000.

It’s important to note that while you can drink alcohol in all resorts, it’s illegal to import any alcoholic drinks.

BANNED IMPORTS

Maldives Duty-Free Allowance:

Prohibited imports include Idols for worship, Pornography, Narcotics, Live pigs, Dogs and dangerous animals and religious things offensive to Islam.

Restricted imports include alcohol, arms and ammunition, chemicals, pork, communications equipment, live animals and plants.

BANNED EXPORTS

Apart from the items allowed under Maldives Duty-Free Allowance, there are some goods having very strict regulations and guidelines against their import in the Maldives.

You cannot take Numerous fish and marine products into the country. Moreover, you cannot import coral, black coral necklaces, turtle shell, mother of pearl, conch shell and lobster meat. At last but not least, check your medicines because of restriction on non-prescribed drugs.

Besides these, the laws and regulation against drug trafficking are very strict leading to heavy penalties.

 

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