Angola Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations details

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Customs Rules

Import regulations::

Free import (by passengers of 18 years of age and over):
- 400 cigarettes or 500 grams of cigars or other tobacco products;
- 1/4 liter of eau de toilette or 0.05 liter of perfume, aftershave or similar products;
- 2 liters of wine and 1 liter of spirits;
- personal property such clothes;
- general items for personal use, gifts or souvenirs up to a total value of USD 500,-.

Prohibited and restricted goods:
- medicines and foodstuffs dangerous to health or drugs or substances in any form;
- pornographic material;
- plants originating in infected areas;
- gaming machines;
- pure alcohol (denatured);
- animals, any parts of animals or animal products without the corresponding certificates;
- fiscal or postal stamps or valuables.

Arms and Ammunition regulations::

Firearms, ammunition or explosive materials are prohibited.

Pets::

Cats and dogs must be accompanied by a valid Import Permit issued by the Veterinarian Authorities of Angola, as well as a veterinarian health certificate and a rabies inoculation certificate issued no more than 4 months before arrival.

Baggage Clearance regulations::

Baggage is cleared at the airport of the final destination in Angola.
Exempt: baggage of transit passengers with a destination outside of Angola.



Airport Embarkation Tax

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



Currency rules

Currency Import regulations:

1. Local currency (Kwanza-AOA): up to AOA 50,000.- for residents and non-residents.
2. Foreign currencies: up to USD 15,000.- or equivalent (residents) and up to USD 10,000.- or equivalent (non-residents).


Currency Export regulations:

1. Local currency (Kwanza-AOA): up to AOA 50,000.- for residents and non-residents.
2. Foreign currencies:
a. Residents (18 years of age and above): up to USD 15,000.- or equivalent;
b. Residents (below 18 years of age): up to USD 5,000.- or equivalent;
c. Non Residents (18 years of age and above): up to USD 10,000.- or equivalent;
d. Non Residents (below 18 years of age): up to USD 3,000.- or equivalent. Exempt:
a. If holding a letter (certified by B.N.A./D.O.I.) from a company or entity which took care of payment of all expenses during stay in Angola: foreign currencies up to the amount imported.
b. Amounts left with receipts of bills paid or money exchange vouchers.




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