Afghanistan Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Afghanistan
Capital city: Kabul
Currency: Afghani (AFN)
Local time: GMT + 4.30
Telephone code: + 93
Bank: Closed on Friday, open on Saturday  and Sunday.

Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import of reasonable quantities of tobacco products and alcoholic beverages for personal use. Import of film cameras is only possible with a l... More information

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 detail... More information

Export regulations:

Free export cut and polished precious stone (incl. Lapis Lazuli), handicrafts and a limited variety of antiques. The Afghan Tourist Bureau can prov... More information

Crew members customs regulations:

Same regulations as for passengers apply. ... More information


Dogs must be accompanied by a rabies inoculation certificate issued at point of origin. Pets may enter as cargo only. ... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the airport of final destination in Afghanistan. Exempt: baggage of transit passengers with a destin... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

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

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: Same regulations as for export apply.... More information

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