Germany Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Germany
Capital city: Berlin
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Local time: GMT + 1
Telephone code: + 49
Bank: Closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import to passengers arriving with goods purchased within the EU which are for personal use only:1. tobacco products:- 800 cigarette... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

Visitors transiting Germany without clearing the immigration and not leaving the airport transit area, do not need to hold a permit.Visitors e... More information

Wild Fauna and Flora:

The import of certain plants is prohibited into Germany (i.e. potatoes, vines, wineleaves etc.). ... More information

Additional Information on regulations:

Prohibited: import of fresh meat and meat products from: CIS countries , Portugal, Sardinia, Spain, Turkey and all countries of Africa and Asia. Fr... More information

Crew members customs regulations:

Free import, once a day, of:1. 40 cigarettes or 20 cigarillos or 10 cigars or 50 grammes of tobacco or a proportionate combination of these go... More information


Cats and dogs are subject to Regulation (EC) No. 998/2003 and Regulation (EU) 576/2013 . For more information contact the nearest embassy of German... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the airport of final destination in Germany.Exempt: baggage of transit passengers with destination ou... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

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

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: Same regulations as per Export apply.... 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.