Libya Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations details

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Customs Rules

Import regulations::

Free import of:
400 grams of tobacco products.

Arms and Ammunition regulations::

Import is prohibited.

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

Export regulations::

Free export with no restrictions.

Pets::

Dogs and cats must be accompanied by two veterinarian health certificates and rabies inoculation certificates. They may enter as passenger's checked baggage in the cabin or as cargo, as long as they are accompanied by a passenger. For further information, please refer to your transporting air carrier.

Baggage Clearance regulations::

Baggage is cleared at the first airport of entry in Libya.



Airport Embarkation Tax

Airport Tax is levied on passengers embarking:
1. On domestic flights: LYD 3.-.
2. On international flights: LYD 6.-.
Place of payment: Airport of departure.
Exempt:
1. Children under 2 years of age.
2. Transit passengers arriving and departing on international flights within 24 hours and not leaving the airport.
3. Airline crew members traveling on duty.



Currency rules

Currency Import regulations:

Allowed. Non-Residents: provided declared on arrival on the official form for recording exchanged foreign currencies during stay in Libya, unlimited import of foreign currencies, traveler's cheques and BCD letters of credit.

Prohibited: Import of local currency (Libyan Dinar-LYD), for both residents and non-residents.

Currency Export regulations:

Allowed. Non-Residents: export of foreign currencies up to the amount stated as the balance on the official form for recording exchanged foreign currencies declared on arrival.

Prohibited: export of local currency (Libyan Dinar-LYD), for both residents and non-residents.




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