Montserrat Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations details

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Import regulations:

Free import:
- 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars (only for passengers of 17 years of age and older);
- 40 oz. (1.14 liter) of alcoholic beverages (only for passengers of 17 years and older);
- approx. 6 ozs. (168 grams) of perfume;
- (only once per 12 months): gift articles valued up to XCD 250.-.

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

Import permit, issued by the Commissioner of Police, is required.

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:

Crew members customs regulations:

Same regulations as for passengers apply.


Cats and dogs must be accompanied by a veterinarian good health certificate issued at the point of origin.

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared in Antigua or first port of entry.


Currency Import regulations:

Local currency (East Caribbean Dollar-XCD) and foreign currencies: no restriction, if declared on arrival.

Currency Export regulations:

Local currency (East Caribbean Dollar-XCD) and foreign currencies: up to the amounts imported and declared.

Airport Tax

Departure and Security taxes are levied on passengers departing Montserrat:
USD 13.- for nationals of CARICOM Member States;
USD 21.- for all other nationals.

The Antigua Airport Administration Charge (SH tax) of USD 7.50 is payable on departure per passenger who is not connecting through Antigua Airport within 24 hours.

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