Cuba Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Cuba
Capital city: Havana
Currency: Cuban Peso (CUP)
Local time: GMT - 5
Telephone code: + 53
Bank: Closed on Saturday and Sunday.


Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Passengers of 18 years of age or over are allowed:1. 400 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 500 grams of tobacco; 2. 3 bottles of alcoholic bever... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

Authorization from the Ministry of Interior of Cuba is required for import and export of explosives, firearms and ammunition.... More information

Additional Information on regulations:

Passengers who temporarily import articles with a value over USD 5,000.- in articles or cash must obtain a customs value declaration upon arrival i... More information

Export regulations:

Free export by tourists only:- 200 cigarettes or 50 loose or unwrapped cigars; for export of more than 50 cigars, purchase receipt issued by a... More information

Crew members customs regulations:

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


Cats and dogs: must be accompanied by an official veterinary certificate, which must include the owner's details; animal details (... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the airport of the final destination within Cuba. Exempt: baggage of transit passengers with a desti... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

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

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: RESIDENTS: Local currency (Cuban Peso-CUP)... 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.