St. Helena Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about St. Helena
Capital city: Jamestown
Currency: St. Helena Pound (SHP)
Local time: GMT + 0
Telephone code: + 290
Bank: Closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import:1. to passengers aged older than 17 years:- 2 liters of spirits of 22% or below; or- 1 liter of spirits over 22%; and... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

Ammunition and sporting weapons are prohibited unless accompanied by a valid license issued in advance by the St. Helena Chief of Police.... More information


Cats and dogs can only be imported from Ascension Isl., Ireland (Rep.) and United Kingdom. An import license is required and can be obtained from t... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at St. Helena airport.Exempt: baggage of transit passengers with an onward international destination, if i... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

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

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: Local currency (St. Helena Pound - SHP ) and... More information

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