Niger Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations details

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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:

Export regulations:

Free export by tourists over 15 years of age:
- 200 cigarettes or 100 cigarillos or 25 cigars or 250 grams of tobacco;
- 1 bottle of wine and 1 bottle of spirits;
- 1/2 liter of eau de toilette and 1/4 liter of perfume.


Cats and dogs must be accompanied by a veterinarian's health certificate issued not more than 3 days before departure. It must specify that for at least 6 weeks prior to arrival the place of origin has been free from infectious diseases and from rabies.

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the first point of entry in Niger.


Currency Import regulations:

Local currency (CFA Franc-XOF) and foreign currencies: no restrictions.

Currency Export regulations:

Local currency (CFA Franc-XOF): up to XOF 25,000.-
Foreign currencies: no restrictions, on agreement of the Exchange Office.

Airport Tax

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

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