Turkey Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

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Capital city: Ankara
Currency: Turkish Lira (TRY)
Local time: GMT + 3
Telephone code: + 90
Bank: Closed on Saturday and Sunday.


Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import:1. tobacco products (for travelers aged 18 and over): 600 cigarettes and 100 cigarillos (not exceeding 3 grams each) and 50 cigars... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

A limited amount of firearms and ammunition is permitted, which must be accompanied by an Import Permit, obtained in advance at the Ministry of Env... More information

Export regulations:

Free export:1. two kilograms/3 cartons of local tobacco products, 5 kilograms of alcoholic beverages/12 bottles of Raki/local drinks and foods... More information


Import of maximum 2 pets is allowed.Required documents:- certificate of vaccination; - official veterinary certificate; - pet p... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the airport of entry in Turkey.Exempt: baggage of transit passengers with a connection within Turkey ... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

Departure Tax of TRY 15.- is levied on Turkish nationals tra... More information

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: Local currency (Turkish Lira-TRY) and foreign c... 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.