Read up on customs and duty free allowances and restrictions for Azerbaijan so you don't get a nasty surprise at the airport.
18 November 2013| Last updated on 11 December 2017
* NEW: Australia has ammended it's duty free allowances. Passangers are now allowed to bring in only 50 cigarettes or 50g of tabacco and 2,250ml of spirits.
Customs and duty free allowances and restrictions for Azerbaijan
Any traveller is allowed to bring the following items with them into Azerbaijan, anyone who is found to have an excess of the below mentioned allowances could face fines and penalties.
Cigarettes not exceeding 1000 cigarettes in quantity or 1000 grams of tobacco
Alcoholic liquor not exceeding 1.5 litres of spirits or 2 litres of wine
Perfume in a reasonable amount for personal use
Goods for personal use up to a value of us$10,000
There are no restrictions on cameras that you can bring into the country
You can bring a reasonable quantity of film for personal use.
Gifts in a reasonable quantity
There are no restrictions on the currency and amount that you can bring into Azerbaijan
Note: on entering the country, tourist must complete a custom declaration form which must be retained until departure. this allows the import of articles intended for personal use, including currency and valuables which must be registered on the declaration form. custom inspection can be long and detailed.
Military weapons and ammunition, narcotics and drug paraphernalia, live animals (subject to special permit), photograph and printed material directed against Azerbaijan, fruit and vegetables.
Weapons and ammunition, precious metals, works of art and antiques (unless permission has been granted by the ministry of culture) and furs.
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