Philippines Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Philippines
Capital city: Manila
Currency: Philippine Peso (PHP)
Local time: GMT + 8
Telephone code: + 63
Bank: Closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import:1. all passengers (18 years of age and over) (duty free allowance only once per year per passenger):a. 400 cigarettes or 50 c... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

Prohibited:firearms and firearm parts, replicas, explosives and ammunition.... More information

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 detail... More information

Export regulations:

Free export by passengers (18 years and over):- 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 500 grams of tobacco;- 1 quart of alcoholic beverages.... More information


All animals must be accompanied by: - veterinarian good health certificate issued at the point of origin stating that the animal has not been... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage must always be cleared at the first port of entry in the Philippines.In case of connecting on a domestic flight, passengers have to cl... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

Travel Tax: is levied on the following passengers departing ... More information

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: Residents and non-residents: local currency (Ph... More information

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