Madagascar Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Madagascar
Capital city: Antananarivo
Currency: Malagasy Ariary (MGA)
Local time: GMT + 3
Telephone code: + 261
Bank: Closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import:1. for persons of 21 years of age and older:- 200 cigarettes or 25 cigars or 500 grams of tobacco;- 2 liters of alcoholi... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

Import permit issued by the ''Ministere De l'interieur et de la decentralisation'' is 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:

Required for all vegetables:1. an import permit, obtained before arrival, issued by the Plant Quarantine Department in Antananarivo; and2... More information

Export regulations:

Free export of:1. up to max. 2 kilograms of vanilla;2. jewelry for:a. residents: max. 250 grams of jewelry (hallmarked); orb. n... More information


Required:1. Import authorization, obtained before arrival, issued by the Sanitaire Veterinary office; 2. veterinary health certificate is... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

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

Airport Embarkation Tax

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

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: Residents and non-residents: local currency (Ma... More information

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