Congo (Dem. Rep.) Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Congo (Dem. Rep.)
Capital city: Kinshasa
Currency: Congolese Franc (CDF)
Local time: GMT + 1 / + 2
Telephone code: + 243
Bank: Closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import:- 100 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 1/2 lb. of tobacco;- 1 bottle of alcoholic liquor;- a reasonable amount of perfume for ... More information

Export regulations:

Export of ivory is only authorized for polished items and is subject to duty. ... More information

Crew members customs regulations:

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


Veterinarian health certificate stating that the animals are free from ticks and have not been exposed to contagious diseases. Cats and dogs need a... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the airport of final destination in Congo (Dem. Rep.), if it is an international airport.Exempt: baggag... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

Airport Departure Tax of USD 55.- is levied on all departing passengers.... More information

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: Local currency (Franc Congolais - CDF): amou... More information

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