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Zimbabwe customs regulations

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

Import regulations in Zimbabwe

Duty-free allowance

Bringing alcohol

  • 5 litres of alcohol, of which no more than 2 litres may be spirits.

Other Goods

  • Personal goods up to a value of US$200.

Prohibited items

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

  • Pornographic materials.
  • Flick knives and lockable blades.
  • Skin lightning creams containing hydroquinone and mercury.
  • Counterfeit currency.
  • Poison and penitentiary-made goods.
  • Spirits which contain preparations, extracts, essences, or chemical products which are noxious or injurious.
  • Indecent, obscene, or objectionable goods.
  • Any goods which might deprave the morals of Zimbabweans.

Restricted items

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

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