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. 250 grams of tobacco products; 2. 1 liter of alcoholic beverages. ... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

It is not allowed to import arms and/or ammunition.... 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 of gifts and travel souvenirs with a value not exceeding USD 500.- (or equivalent).... More information

Crew members customs regulations:

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


Dogs and cats require:- a veterinary health certificate issued at the point of origin not more than 15 days before departure; and - an im... 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

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

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: Local currency (Burundese Franc-BIF): no restri... More information

Learn all about regulations for your destination country. From airport tax to be paid on departure, to importing pets, as well as rules on how much currency you may bring into and out of a country.