Albania Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations details

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Import regulations:

Free import of:
1. 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 250 grams of tobacco;
2. 1 liter of spirits and 2 liters of wine;
3. 250 milliliters of eau de cologne or 50 grams of perfume.

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:

Crew members customs regulations:

Same regulations apply as for passengers.


Cats and dogs must be accompanied by a veterinarian health certificate issued at the point of origin. Pets may enter as passenger's checked baggage, in the cabin or as cargo.

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the first airport of entry into Albania.
Exempt: baggage of passengers transiting to a third country and not leaving the transit area.


Currency Import regulations:

Local currency (Albanian Lek-ALL): prohibited.
Foreign currencies: no restrictions.

Currency Export regulations:

Local currency (Albanian Lek-ALL): prohibited.
Foreign currencies: up to USD 5,000.- or up to the amounts imported and declared on arrival.

Airport Tax

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

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