El Salvador Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about El Salvador
Capital city: San Salvador
Currency: US Dollar (USD)
Local time: GMT - 6
Telephone code: + 503
Bank: Closed on Saturday afternoon and  Sunday.

Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import by persons over 16 years of age:- 200 cigarettes or 25 cigars and cigarillos, or 250 grams of tobacco;- up to 12 liters of al... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

For firearms and ammunition a permit is required from the Ministry of Defense. ... More information

Additional Information on regulations:

Import of ham, sausage and similar products is allowed only if sterilized by heat, boneless and hermetically canned.... More information

Export regulations:

Same regulations apply as for "free import".... More information


Import permit required, fee USD 9.04, which can be obtained on (or prior to) arrival at the Animal Quarantine Dept. at the airport. Applica... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the first airport of entry in El Salvador.Exempt: baggage of transit passengers with a destination ou... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

the following taxes are levied on all passengers embarking for destinations a... More information

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: Import of local currency (United States Doll... More information

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