Colombia Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Colombia
Capital city: Bogota
Currency: Colombian Peso (COP)
Local time: GMT - 5
Telephone code: + 57
Bank: Closed on Saturday and Sunday.


Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import by passengers of 18 years and older:1. 200 cigarettes and 50 cigars and less than 50 grams of tobacco;... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

Prior authorization from regional police departments is required for import and export. Must be declared on arrival and departure.... 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: vegetables, plants or plant material, meat and food products of animal origin.... More information

Export regulations:

Free export of tobacco products and alcoholic beverages as under "Import".... More information


Passenger arriving with cats or dogs must obtain approval from the Colombian Agricultural Institute (ICA) at first point of entry and must be accom... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the airport of final destination in Colombia.Exempt: a. baggage of passengers tra... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

1. Airport tax is collected upon ticket iss... More information

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: Local currency (Colombian Peso-COP) and foreign... More information

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