Yemen Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Yemen
Capital city: Sana'a
Currency: Yemeni Rial (YER)
Local time: GMT + 3
Telephone code: + 967
Bank: Closed on Friday, open on Saturday  and Sunday.  Working hours (local time):  08.00 - 13.00 hrs., except Thursday  08.00 - 11.00 hrs.

Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import by adults only of:600 cigarettes or 60 cigars or 1 lb. of tobacco;1 bottle of perfume or perfumed water or Eau de Cologne... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

Import is prohibited.... 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:

Prohibited are firearms, illegal drugs, obscene books and magazines, and all products of Israeli origin.... More information


Cats and dogs must be accompanied by a veterinarian health certificate and an import permit from the Veterinary Office, Dept. of Agriculture, Yemen... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

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

Airport Embarkation Tax

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

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: Local currency (Yemeni Rial-YER): - Reside... More information

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