Foreign visitors can temporarily enter the country with the following articles, free of duties:

  • Personal effects such as clothing and footwear in reasonable quantities in accordance with the length of their visit, as well as suitcases in which these are transported
  • Books or magazines
  • Medical supplies for personal use; a medical prescription is required if these contain narcotic substances
  • Used sporting equipment
  • A portable television set and a portable radio or tape recorder
  • A portable typing machine and a portable computer
  • Up to 20 records or cassettes
  • A musical instrument
  • Fishing equipment, a pair of skis, two tennis racquets
  • Up to 3 liters of beer, liquor or wine if the visitor is over 18 years of age
  • Up to 400 cigarettes, 50 cigars or 250g of tobacco, if the person is over 18 years of age
  • A film or video camera and two photographic cameras and up to 12 rolls of virgin film


Working equipment, such as professional film cameras, introduced with professional aims and for a limited time requires a temporary import permit for up to 30 days, without duties for importation, please contact the Consular Office.