China (People's Rep.) Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about China (People's Rep.)
Capital city: Beijing
Currency: Yuan Renminbi (CNY)
Local time: GMT + 8
Telephone code: + 86
Bank: Closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import of:1. max. 400 cigarettes, 100 cigars and 500 grams of tobacco.2. max. 1,5 liters of alcoholic beverages exceeding 12% alcoho... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

Import, export and transit is allowed, if prior authorization is obtained from competent department. Arms and ammunition must be declared at all ti... More information

Additional Information on regulations:

Antiques should be declared on arrival. ... More information

Export regulations:

Cultural relics, endangered animals and plants and precious metals must be declared.Additional information: antiques should c... More information


Cats and dogs:- may be imported either as passenger's checked baggage, in the cabin or as cargo.Only one pet per passenger is allowed;... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the first airport of entry in China (People's Rep.).Exempt: baggage of passengers in transit via Beijin... 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 (Chinese Ren Min Bi-CNY): max. C... 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.