Free import to passengers (aged 17 years and older) arriving with goods purchased within the EU which are for personal use only: tobacco: 800 cigarettes, 400 cigarillos (max. 3 grams each), 200 cigars, 1 kilogram of smoking tobacco. Alcoholic beverages: 10 liters of spirits over 22%, 20 liters of alcohol beverages less than 22%, 90 liters of wine (though no more than 60 liters of sparkling wine), 110 liters of beer.
Free import to passengers arriving from non-EU Member States (incl. Aland Island, Canary Islands, Channel Islands and other similar territories) :
1. tobacco products, for passengers aged 17 and older:
- 200 cigarettes; or
- 100 cigarillos (max. 3 grams each); or
- 50 cigars; or
- 250 grams of tobacco; or
- proportional assortment;
2. alcoholic beverages, for passengers aged 17 and older:
- 1 liter of spirits over 22% volume, or non-denatured ethyl alcohol with more than 80% volume; or
- 2 liters of spirits or aperitifs made of wine or similar beverages less than 22% volume, or sparkling wines or liquor wines; or
- a proportional mix of these products; and in addition
- 4 liters of wine; and
- 16 liters of beer;
3. medicinal products sufficient for personal needs;
4. other goods (for air travelers) up to a total value of EUR 430.- (per adult) or EUR 150.- (per passenger aged under 15 years).
Products of animal origin, not originating from an EU Member State , Andorra, Liechtenstein, Norway, San Marino or Switzerland, are not permitted to be imported into an EU Member State, with the exception of limited amounts from Andorra, Faroe Isl., Greenland, Iceland and small amounts of specific products from other countries.
For full details, please see or refer to the website of the European Union, http://europa.eu/.
Certain plants and plant products entering the EU must have an original phytosanitary certificate (see www.ec.europa.eu/food/plant/plant_health_biosecurity). These items must be declared on arrival and are subject to phytosanitary checks.
Only sport ammunition is allowed however it can only be transported as hold baggage or cargo.
Prohibited: It is not allowed to import, export or transfer arms and ammunition to or from Afghanistan, Belarus, Central African Rep., Congo (Dem. Rep.), Eritrea, Iraq, Korea (Dem. People's Rep.), Lebanon, Lybia, Myanmar, Russian Fed., Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Zimbabwe.
Prohibited: jewelry, unless declared on arrival.
Crew are allowed to import:
a. 80 cigarettes or 20 cigarillos (max. weight 3 grams per unit) or 10 cigars or 50 grams of smoking tobacco; and
b. merchandise not exceeding USD 200.- in value, which includes perfumes, coffee, tea and derivates.
Cats and dogs entering Portugal (incl. Madeira and Azores isl.) are subject to Regulation (EC) No. 998/2003 and Regulation (EU) 576/2013 . For detailed information please contact DSCV - Direccao Geral Veterinaria: Largo da Academia Nacional de Belas Artes, 2 - 1249 -105 Lisbon, Portugal.
Tel: +351 21 323 9500. Fax: +351 21 323 9679 or +351 21 346 3518.
Email: email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.
At Faro airport (FAO) pets cannot be cleared on Saturdays, Sundays and on official holidays.
Except for pets arriving from Ireland (Rep.), Malta, Sweden and the United Kingdom for which the authorities of these countries should be consulted.
For further details please refer to: Ireland (Rep.): www.agriculture.gov.ie; Malta: www.agriculture.gov.mt; Sweden: www.sjv.se and UK: www.gov.uk/defra .
Baggage is cleared at the airport of final destination in Portugal.
No airport tax is levied on passengers upon embarkation at the airport.
Same regulations as for Export apply (see: Export).
Import of local currency (Euro-EUR) and foreign currencies without restrictions. However, amounts exceeding the equivalent of EUR 4,987.98 must be declared upon arrival in order to avoid possible difficulties when leaving Portugal.
Local currency (Euro - EUR) and foreign currencies: no restrictions if arriving from or traveling to another EU Member State .
If arriving directly from or traveling to a country outside the EU: amounts exceeding EUR 10,000.- or more or the equivalent in another currency (incl. banker's draft and cheques of any kind) must be declared.