Guatemala Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Guatemala
Capital city: Guatemala
Currency: Quetzal (GTQ)
Local time: GMT - 6
Telephone code: + 502
Bank: Closed on Saturday afternoon and  Sunday.

Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import by passengers over 18 years of age:- 80 cigarettes or 3 1/2 ounces of tobacco;- 1 1/2 liter (2 bottles) of liquor or spirits.... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

An import license or a temporary transportation permit issued by the DIGECAM (Direccion General de Control de Armas y Municiones) must be obtained ... More information


Cats and dogs must be accompanied by a government licensed veterinarian health certificate. Pets imported from the USA must have this certificate i... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the airport of final destination in Guatemala if:- baggage is labeled accordingly; and- (in case of transit only) t... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

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

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: Foreign currencies: no restrictions. Prohibited... 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.