Haiti Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations details

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Customs Rules

Import regulations::

Free import by persons of 18 years of age and over:
1. 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 1 kilogram of tobacco;
2. 1 liter of spirits;
3. small quantity of perfume, lotion, eau de cologne for personal use;
4. new goods for personal use up to a value of HTG 2,500.- (once a year);
5. Gift articles: no allowance.
Prohibited: firearms (except sporting guns which require a permit from a consul of Haiti).

Arms and Ammunition regulations::

Prohibited: firearms, except sporting guns which require a permit from a consul of Haiti.

Additional Information on regulations::

Prohibited: audio or video pornographic items or related items, except for educational purposes.

Export regulations::

Free export, no restrictions on either alcoholic beverages (if quantity is not excessive) nor on tobacco products.


Birds, cats and dogs require a veterinary health certificate issued not more than 7 days before arrival. Moreover, dogs aged more than 3 months old require additional rabies vaccination certificate issued not less than 21 days and not more than 11 months before arrival. Prohibited: Macaws and parrots.

Baggage Clearance regulations::

Baggage is cleared at the international airports of Haiti.

Airport Embarkation Tax

A Tourist fee of USD 10.- is levied upon arrival.

This does not apply to minors under 5 years of age.

This does not apply to passengers with a diplomatic, an official or a service passport.

Currency rules

Local currency (Haitian Gourde-HTG) and foreign currencies: amounts over HTG 400,000.- or equivalent must be declared to the customs authorities.

Passport, Visa & Health advice

Learn all about regulations for your destination country. From airport tax to be paid on departure, to importing pets, as well as rules on how much currency you may bring into and out of a country.

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