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Jamaica customs regulations

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

Import regulations in Jamaica

Duty-free allowance

Tobacco limit

Restricted to travellers 18 years and over. One of the following:

  • 200 cigarettes;
  • 50 cigars;
  • or 230 grams of processed tobacco.

Bringing alcohol

  • 2 litres of alcohol;
  • Restricted to travellers 18 years and over.

Other Goods

  • NOTE: Restricted to travellers 18 years and over;
  • 170mL perfume.
  • 340 mL eau de toilette.
  • Personal effects which do not exceed US$500 in value.

Prohibited items

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

  • Indecent and obscene prints, paintings, films, and other media.
  • Counterfeit currency.
  • All publications of the de Laurence Scott and Company and the Red Star Publishing Company of Chicago in the USA relating to divination, magic, cultism or supernatural arts.
  • Illicit drugs.

Restricted items

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

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