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Eswatini customs regulations

It is important to know about customs regulations before traveling to Eswatini to avoid legal issues and potential fines. As you know, customs regulations widely depend on the country. Before traveling to (or from) Eswatini make sure to check the allowance and limits for the next things:

  • Alcohol and tobacco
  • Currency
  • Medicines (especially those containing drugs)
  • Animals
  • Cultural artifacts
  • Plants, fruits, vegetables and other agricultural products

Check the information below to be sure that you are complying with Eswatini customs regulations.

Import regulations in Eswatini

Duty-free allowance

Tobacco limit

All of the following:

  • 200 cigarettes;
  • 20 cigars;
  • 250 grams of tobacco.

Bringing alcohol

Both of the following:

  • 2 litres of wine; and
  • 1 litre of spirits or other alcohol.

Cash limit

  • Travellers wishing to import E15,000 or over or its equivalent in a foreign currency must declare it to customs.

Other Goods

  • 50mL perfume.
  • 250mL eau de toilette.
  • Personal items up to a value of E1000.

Restricted items

These goods are strictly regulated, and in most cases require a permit to be obtained prior to arrival.

  • Animals and meat.
  • Wild animals and their derivative products.
  • Firearms.
  • Drugs.
  • Gold and other precious metals.
  • Agricultural products, including wheat, flour, dairy, maize, and rice.
  • Electrical applicants.
  • Human remains.

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