Slovenia Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations details

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Import regulations:

Free import to passengers arriving with goods purchased within the EU which are for personal use only:
1. tobacco products:
- 800 cigarettes;
- 400 cigarillos (max. 3 grams each);
- 200 cigars;
- 1 kilogram of smoking tobacco.
2. alcoholic beverages:
- 10 liters of spirits over 22%;
- 20 liters of alcoholic beverages less than 22%;
- 90 liters of wine (though no more than 60 liters of sparkling wine);
- 110 liters of beer.

Free import to passengers arriving from non-EU Member States (incl. Aland Island, Canary Islands, Channel Islands and other similar territories) :
1. tobacco products, for passengers aged 17 and older:
- 200 cigarettes; or
- 100 cigarillos (max. 3 grams each); or
- 50 cigars; or
- 250 grams of tobacco; or
- proportional assortment;
2. alcoholic beverages, for passengers aged 17 and older:
- 1 liter of spirits over 22% volume, or non-denatured ethyl alcohol with more than 80% volume; or
- 2 liters of spirits or aperitifs made of wine or similar beverages less than 22% volume, or sparkling wines or liquor wines; or
- a proportional mix of these products; and in addition
- 4 liters of wine; and
- 16 liters of beer;
3. medicinal products sufficient for personal needs;
4. other goods (for air travelers) up to a total value of EUR 430.- per traveler or EUR 150.- (per passenger aged under 15 years).

Products of animal origin, not originating from an EU Member State, Andorra, Liechtenstein, Norway, San Marino, Switzerland or the United Kingdom, are not permitted to be imported into an EU Member State, with the exception of limited amounts from Andorra, Faroe Isl., Greenland, Iceland and small amounts of specific products from other countries.

For full details, please see or refer to the website of the European Union,

For full details please see Terms & Definitions, section 5. Customs, or refer to the website of the European Union,

Certain plants and plant products entering the EU must have an original phytosanitary certificate (see These items must be declared on arrival and are subject to phytosanitary checks.

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

Prohibited: It is not allowed to import arms and ammunition from Russian Fed. and Syria. For more information see

Additional Information on regulations:

Drugs: narcotic drugs can only be imported with a permit. Prohibited: the import of meat and meat products and milk and milk products is prohibited unless holding the proper veterinary documents. The goods must also be declared on arrival for veterinary control. Exempt are:

powdered infant milk, infant food and special foods required for medical reasons if quantity does not exceed that which could be consumed by an individual;

consignments from Andorra, Norway and San Marino;

products entering the EU from the Faroe Islands, Greenland, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Switzerland.

Export regulations:

In general the export of articles for personal use is free. An export license (issued by the Ministry of Culture) is required for the export of cultural goods (works of art, archaeology, ethnography, etc.).

Crew members customs regulations:

Free import of the following:

tobacco products: 25 cigarettes; or 10 cigarillos; or 5 cigars; or 250 grams of smoking tobacco; or a proportional assortment of these products;

alcoholic beverages, 0.25 liters of spirits and 1 liter of still wine;

other goods which are not intended for commercial purposes, not exceeding the value of EUR 20.-.


Cats and dogs are subject to Regulation (EC) No. 998/2003 and Regulation (EU) 576/2013 .
Birds are subject to Decision (EC) No. 25/2007.
For more information contact: Veterinary Administration of the Rep. of Slovenia, Parmova 53, 1000 Ljubljana. Tel: 386 1 300 1300. Fax: 386 1 300 1356. Website:
Pets may enter as passenger's checked baggage, in the cabin or as cargo.

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the airport of final destination in Slovenia.


Currency Import regulations:

Same regulations as for Export apply.

Currency Export regulations:

Local currency (Euro-EUR). Amounts higher than EUR 13,500.- must be declared to customs.

Airport Tax

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

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