Australia Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Australia
Capital city: Canberra
Currency: Australian Dollar (AUD)
Local time: GMT + 8 / + 11
Telephone code: + 61
Bank: Closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import if goods are carried by passenger: Group 1: General goods not exceeding AUD 900 for passengers aged 18 ye... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

Declaration required for all firearms, weapons and ammunition including real and replica firearms and BB air guns, knives and electric shock device... 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

Additional Information on regulations:

Prohibited and Restricted Goods: The import of the following types of goods may be restricted or prohibited, and may require ... More information

Crew members customs regulations:

Crew are to complete ABF Form B465, Crew Declaration.... More information


Pets may be brought into Australia from AQIS approved countries. More information about bringing pets into Australia can be obtained from the AQIS ... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the first port of entry in Australia.Exempt: baggage of transit passengers with a destination outside... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

No Airport Tax is levied on embarkation at the airport.... More information

Currency regulations

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

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