Nicaragua Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Nicaragua
Capital city: Managua
Currency: Cordoba Oro (NIO)
Local time: GMT - 6
Telephone code: + 505
Bank: Closed on Saturday afternoon and  Sunday.

Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import of:- 500 grams of tobacco or 200 cigarettes;- 5 liters of alcoholic liquor;- 5 bottles of perfume (max. 100 milliliters/... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

Import license required for firearms and hunting arms.... More information

Export regulations:

No restrictions, except gold, gold coins and archaeological objects which may not be exported. ... More information


Cats and dogs must be accompanied by a veterinarian good health and a rabies vaccination certificate, issued at the point of origin. ... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the first airport of entry in Nicaragua. ... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

Departure Tax of USD 35.- is levied on passengers leaving... More information

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: Local currency (Nicaraguan Cordoba Oro-NIO) and... 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.