Guinea Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations details

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Customs Rules

Import regulations::

Free import:
1. 1000 cigarettes or 250 cigars or 1000 grams of tobacco;
2. 1 opened bottle of an alcoholic beverage;
3. a reasonable quantity of perfume.

Wild Fauna and Flora::

The import of certain endangered species of plant, live animals and their products is prohibited or restricted under CITES.
For further details please refer to CITES: www.cites.org.

Pets::

Cats and dogs must be accompanied by a veterinarian good health and rabies inoculation certificate, issued at point of origin.

Baggage Clearance regulations::

Baggage is cleared at Conakry, which is the only international airport in Guinea.

Exempt: baggage of transit passengers with a destination outside of Guinea if it is labeled to that destination and the passengers hold onward tickets for a flight to that destination.



Airport Embarkation Tax

No airport tax is levied on passengers upon embarkation at the airport.



Currency rules

Currency Import regulations:

Residents: Local currency (Guinea Franc-GNF): up to GNF 100,000.- if passenger is in possession of an export declaration for the amount. Foreign currencies: unlimited if declared and to be changed with the State Bank.
Non-residents: Local currency (Guinea Franc-GNF): up to GNF 100,000.- if passenger is in possession of an export declaration for the amount. Foreign currencies: unlimited if declared on arrival. A certain minimum amount per person has to be exchanged into local currency, depending on stay duration and purpose.

Currency Export regulations:

Local currency (Guinea Franc-GNF): up to GNF 100,000.-; foreign currencies: up to USD 5,000.- (or EUR 5,000.-).
The balance of local currency acquired by exchanging imported foreign currency can be re-exchanged in money originally imported, at the discretion of the Immigration authorities.




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