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Mali customs regulations

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

Import regulations in Mali

Duty-free allowance

Tobacco limit

One of the following:

  • 1000 cigarettes or cigarillos;
  • 250 cigars;
  • or 2kg loose tobacco.

Cash limit

  • There is no restriction on the import of local or foreign currency into Mali.
  • Non-residents of Mali must declare any foreign currency exceeding an amount equivalent to CFA1,000,000.

Other Goods

  • Personal goods and clothing.
  • Goods up to the value of CFA250,000.
  • For a comprehensive list of personal goods that may be brought into Mali, please visit Franchises.

Prohibited items

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

  • There is no information available regarding prohibited personal imports.

Restricted items

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

  • Cats, dogs, and other domestic animals must be accompanied by a health certificate.

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