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Kiribati customs regulations

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

Import regulations in Kiribati

Duty-free allowance

Tobacco limit

One of the following:

  • 200 cigarettes;
  • 250 grams of tobacco;
  • or a combination of cigarettes and tobacco weighing not more than 250 grams.

Bringing alcohol

Both of the following:

  • 4 litres of wine;
  • 2.25 litres of alcohol other than wine.

Other Goods

  • Goods for personal use up to a value of KID$200.

Prohibited items

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

  • Illegal drugs.

Restricted items

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

  • Radio transmitters.

For further information, please visit the Kiribati Ministry of Finance & Economic Development.

Information has been updated: .