Burundi Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Burundi
Capital city: Bujumbura
Currency: Burundi Franc (BIF)
Local time: GMT + 2
Telephone code: + 257
Bank: Closed on Saturday and Sunday.


Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import of:1. 1 kilogram of tobacco or 1000 cigarettes; 2. 1 liter of alcoholic beverages.A de... More information

Export regulations:

Free export of gifts and travel souvenirs with a value not exceeding BIF 300.-.... More information


Dogs and cats require a veterinary health certificate issued at the point of origin and an import permit. On arrival veterinary inspection will ... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the first airport of entry in Burundi.Exempt: baggage of transit passengers with a destination outsid... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

Embarkation Tax: is levied on all passengers embarking in Bu... More information

Currency regulations

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

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