Lao People's Dem. Rep. Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations details

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Customs Rules

Import regulations::

Free import, from countries not bordering Lao People's Dem. Rep., of:
- 200 cigarettes or 500 cigars or 250 grams of tobacco;
- 2 liters of alcohol or wine or 5 liters of beer;
- 1 item of perfume or eau de toilette;
- personal effects.

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 ; or
- Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Agriculture Department.

Baggage Clearance regulations::

Baggage is cleared at the first airport of entry in Lao People's Dem. Rep.



Airport Embarkation Tax

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



Currency rules

Currency Import regulations:

Foreign currency in amounts exceeding USD 2,000.- (in cash or checks) must be declared on arrival. Prohibited: local currency (Laotian Kip - LAK).

Currency Export regulations:

Foreign currency in amounts exceeding USD 2,000.- (in cash or checks) must be declared upon departure. Prohibited: local currency (Laotian Kip - LAK).




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