Equatorial Guinea Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations details

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Import regulations:

Free allowance of:
- 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 250 grams of tobacco;
- 1 liter of wine and 1 liter of alcoholic beverages.

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

Import of arms and ammunition is not allowed.

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 details please refer to CITES: www.cites.org.

Export regulations:

Free export of a reasonable quantity of tobacco products and alcoholic beverages.

Crew members customs regulations:

Same regulations as for passengers apply.


Dogs must be accompanied by rabies inoculation certificate. All animals are subject to examination by Customs Veterinarian (clearance may be delayed after office hours and at weekends).

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the first airport of entry in Equatorial Guinea.

Exempt: baggage of transit passengers with a destination outside of Equatorial Guinea.


Currency Import regulations:

Residents: local currency (CFA Franc-XAF) and other currencies of the French Monetary Area: unlimited; foreign currencies other than those above: unlimited if:
- declared on arrival and
- amounts exceeding the equivalent of XAF 50,000.- are exchanged into local currency.
Non-residents: local and foreign currencies: no restrictions if amounts are declared on arrival.

Currency Export regulations:

Residents: local currency (CFA Franc-XAF) and other currencies of African countries of the French Monetary Area:
- XAF 20,000.- in banknotes per journey ;
foreign currencies: a yearly max. allowance of:
- XAF 200,000.- or equivalent for touristic journeys;
- XAF 15,000.- or equivalent per day up to XAF 450,000 for business journeys.
-local currency and currencies of other countries of the French Monetary Area: max. XAF 50,000.- in banknotes.
-foreign currencies other than the above: up to the amounts imported and declared on arrival.

For children up to 10 years: half the amount.

For children up to 10 years: half the amount.

Airport Tax

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

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