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Indonesia customs regulations

It is important to know about customs regulations before traveling to Indonesia to avoid legal issues and potential fines. As you know, customs regulations widely depend on the country. Before traveling to (or from) Indonesia 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 Indonesia customs regulations.

Import regulations in Indonesia

Duty-free allowance


One of the following:

  • 200 cigarettes;
  • 25 cigars; or
  • 100 grams of tobacco.


  • 1 litre of alcohol.


  • Funds of more than Rp100,000,000 or its foreign equivalent must be declared to the customs authorities.

Other Goods

  • A reasonable quantity of perfume.
  • Personal goods up to the value of US$250 per individual or US$1000 per family.

Prohibited items

The following are goods which cannot be brought into the country.

  • Narcotics and psychotropic drugs.
  • Pornographic materials.
  • Firearms and weapons.

Restricted items

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

  • Pets are subject to certain import requirements.
  • Plants and their derivative products, such as vegetables and fruit.

For further information, please visit the Indonesian Ministry of Finance, and the Directorate General of Customs and Excise.

Information has been updated: .