Ethiopia Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Ethiopia
Capital city: Addis Ababa
Currency: Ethiopian Birr (ETB)
Local time: GMT + 3
Telephone code: + 251
Bank: Closed on Saturday afternoon and  Sundays.

Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import of max:- 400 cigarettes or 250 grams of tobacco (only for passengers of 18 years and older); - 2 liters of alcoholic beverage... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

Prohibited: Firearms and bullets or parts thereof.Import license required for hunting guns. ... More information

Export regulations:

Free export of goods for personal use. ... More information


Cats and dogs must be accompanied by veterinarian good health certificate issued at point of origin. ... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at first airport of entry into Ethiopia. Exempt: baggage of transit passengers with a destination outsid... 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 (Ethiopian Birr-ETB): up to ETB ... More information

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