Maldives Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Maldives
Capital city: Male
Currency: Rufiyaa (MVR)
Local time: GMT + 5
Telephone code: + 960
Bank: Closed on Friday and Saturday, open  on Sunday to Thursday.


Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import: 1. for those aged over 16 years: 200 cigarettes or 25 cigars or 250 grams tobacco.2. irrespective of age: reasonable quantit... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

Prior permit required from the Ministry of Defense and National Security. ... More information

Additional Information on regulations:

Alcoholic beverages, pork and pork products may be imported only with a permit obtained in advance.... More information

Export regulations:

Prohibited: many forms of marine life. Consult More information

Crew members customs regulations:

Same regulations as for passengers apply.... More information


Required: health certificate from an authorized veterinarian, stating that the animal is free from infections and contagious diseases.Pets may... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the first airport of entry in the Maldives.Exempt: baggage of transit passengers with a destination o... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

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Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: Local currency (Maldivian Rufiyaa-MVR) and f... 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.