Puerto Rico (U.S.A.) Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Puerto Rico (U.S.A.)
Capital city: San Juan (SJU)
Currency: United States Dollar (USD)
Local time: GMT - 4
Telephone code: + 1
Bank: Closed on Saturday and Sunday.


Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Articles from certain countries are given special duty preferences when imported into the USA. Contact the US International Trade Commission or US ... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

Import permit is required. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) regulates the importation of firearms. For further details... More information

Wild Fauna and Flora:

For detailed information see https://www.fws.gov/ .... More information

Export regulations:

Free export of an unlimited quantity of tobacco products and alcoholic beverages. ... More information

Crew members customs regulations:

Crew are allowed to import:a. one liter of alcoholic beverage; and b. max. 300 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 2 kilograms of smoking tobacco,... More information


Pets entering Hawaii need a health certificate issued by an accredited veterinarian within 14 days prior to arrival. Dogs (including special aid do... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage, regardless of next destination, is cleared at the first point of entry in the USA. This also applies to baggage belonging to passengers ma... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

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

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: 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.