Vanuatu Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Vanuatu
Capital city: Port Vila
Currency: Vatu (VUV)
Local time: GMT + 11
Telephone code: + 678
Bank: Closed on Saturday and Sunday.


Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import:1. for all passengers:- personal effects and clothing for own use; 2. for passengers aged over 18 years:- 250 cigar... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

Import permit, issued by Vanuatu Police Force, required.... 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:

Fruit, plants, meat (also if chilled), fish or shellfish imported by individual passengers for personal use require a permit in advance from the Pl... More information


Cats and dogs require:1. an import permit, issued by the Vanuatu Quarantine and Inspection Service;2. a veterinary certificate issued by ... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the airport of final destination in Vanuatu if it is an international airport. Exempt: baggage of tra... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

Airport Tax is levied on passengers embarking for interna... More information

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: Local currency (Vanuatu Vatu-VUV) and foreig... 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.