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Morocco customs regulations

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

Import regulations in Morocco

Duty-free allowance

Tobacco limit

  • 200 grams of manufactured tobacco.

Bringing alcohol

  • 1 litre spirits;
  • 1 litre wine.

Cash limit

  • There is no limit on the import of foreign currency, however any amount equivalent to MAD100,000 or higher must be declared to customs.
  • Up to MAD2000 may be imported.

Other Goods

  • 150mL perfume and 250mL eau de toilette.
  • Medicines for personal use must be accompanied by a prescription.
  • Other goods for personal use, such as jewellery, electronics, and sports equipment.

Prohibited items

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

  • Weapons and ammunition.
  • Narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances.
  • Written, printed, and taped media contrary to good morals and public order.
  • Certain plants and plant products likely to be carriers of organisms harmful or dangerous to Moroccan flora.

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, including a health certificate from a veterinarian in the country of origin within 3 days before boarding.
  • Endangered animals, plants, and their derivative products protected under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) may require protected species permits.
  • All products of animal origin require a health certification from a veterinarian in the country of origin. This product may then be subject to inspection upon arrival.
  • Certain plants are subject to phytosanitary inspection when they enter Moroccan territory.
  • Hunting weapons and ammunition require authorisation by national security.

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