United Kingdom Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about United Kingdom
Capital city: London
Currency: Pound Sterling (GBP)
Local time: GMT + 0
Telephone code: + 44
Bank: Some banks open on Saturday morning,  closed on Sunday.

Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import to passengers arriving with goods purchased within the EU which are for personal use only. Goods obtained duty and tax paid in the EU; ... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

Import of firearms (incl. sporting guns and shotguns) and ammunition must be supported by an appropriate license/certificate plus a permit. This pe... More information

Additional Information on regulations:

Prohibited: indecent or obscene books, films or videos.Foodstuffs (for personal consumption):the following may ... More information

Crew members customs regulations:

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


Pet cats, dogs (incl. assistance dogs) and ferrets entering the UK must meet the rules of Regulation (EC) 998/2003 and Regulation (EU) 576/2013 . T... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

If Aberdeen (ABZ) is the first airport of entry, baggage is cleared at Aberdeen. Baggage of transit passengers with a final destination of Heathrow... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

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

Currency regulations

0: Import and Export... 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.