Honduras Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations details

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Import regulations:

Free import:
1. for passengers of 18 years of age or older:
a. 200 cigarettes or 100 cigars or 1 pound of tobacco;
b. 5 liters of wine, brandy or liquor;
2. reasonable quantity of perfumes for personal use;
3. gifts up to a total value of USD 50.-.

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

Hunting and sporting weapons (incl. a max. of 500 ammunitions) are allowed if passenger is traveling as tourist and obtains an import permit from the Ministry of Defense, where registration is required.

Export regulations:

Free export with no restrictions.


Dogs and cats must be accompanied by veterinarian health certificate issued at point of origin, and an import permit from the "Direccion General de Ganaderia y Veterinaria" (General Direction for Cattle Breeding and Veterinary Services). Dogs also require an additional rabies vaccination certificate and distemper and hepatitis certificates. The import permit can be arranged upon arrival.

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the airport of final destination in Honduras if this is an international airport.


Currency Import regulations:

Local currency (Honduras Lempira-HNL) and foreign currencies: no restrictions.

Currency Export regulations:

Local currency (Honduras Lempira-HNL): no restrictions. Foreign currencies: no restrictions, except US Dollars to the amount declared at customs on arrival.

Airport Tax

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

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