Tonga Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Tonga
Capital city: Nuku'alofa
Currency: Pa'anga (TOP)
Local time: GMT + 13
Telephone code: + 676
Bank: Tongatapu (Nuku'alofa) and Vava'u -  All banks closed on Saturday and  Sunday. However, ANZ and Westpac are  providing electronic banking on both days and after office hours.


Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import:1. for passengers of 18 years or older:- 200 cigarettes/cigars or 250 grams of tobacco;- 2.25 liters of spirits or 4,5 l... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

Import license required for firearms 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

Additional Information on regulations:

Most plant import need an import permit and a governmental phytosanitary certificate.Passengers coming from New Zealand may import up to a max... More information


Cats and dogs must be accompanied by a veterinarian good health and a rabies inoculation certificate issued at the point of origin. An import pe... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the first airport of entry in Tonga. ... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

Passenger Service Charge is levied on all passengers embarki... More information

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: Local currency (Pa'anga-TOP) and foreign curren... 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.