North Macedonia (Rep.) Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations details

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Import regulations:

Free import of goods intended for personal use:
1. tobacco products:
- 200 cigarettes; or
- 100 cigarillos; or
- 50 cigars; or
- 250 grams of pipe or cigarette tobacco;
2. alcoholic beverages:
- 1 liter of spirits over 22%; or
- 2 liters of alcoholic beverages less than 22%; and
- 2 liters of wine ;
The above applies for passengers over 18 years old.
3. perfume and other goods:
- 50 milliliters of perfume;
- 250 milliliters of eau de toilette;
Residents of North Macedonia (Rep.) are allowed to import other goods of non-commercial nature (souvenirs, gifts and goods for personal use) up to a total value of EUR 350.-.

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

Import of arms and ammunition is prohibited. Exempt are holders of permit/authorization by the Ministry of Interior.

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: .

Additional Information on regulations:

Import of plants, flowers, fruit and vegetables is subject to authorization by the Phytosanitary Agency of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Economy.

Import of medicines is subject to authorization by the Bureau for Drugs (Ministry of Health). Not applicable to medicines intended for personal use if holding prescription from General Practitioner.


Cats and dogs must be accompanied by a pet passport and health certificate issued by an authorized vet at country of departure.

Baggage Clearance regulations:

baggage is cleared at the airport of final destination in North Macedonia (Rep.).
Exempt: baggage of transit passengers with a destination outside North Macedonia (Rep.).


Currency Import regulations:

Residents and Non-residents:
Local currency (Macedonian Denar-MKD) and foreign currencies: up to EUR 10,000.- or equivalent. Amounts exceeding EUR 10,000.- must be declared on arrival.

Currency Export regulations:

Residents: Local currency (Macedonian Denar-MKD) and foreign currencies: up to EUR 2,000.- or equivalent. Amounts between EUR 2,000.- and EUR 10,000.- must be declared on departure. Passengers must hold receipt from a bank or exchange office proving withdrawal from personal foreign currency account, issued not more than 90 days prior to departure date. Export of amounts exceeding EUR 10,000.- or equivalent is prohibited.
Non-Residents: Same regulations as for import apply, but the amount exported cannot exceed the amount declared to customs on arrival.

Airport Tax

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

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