Saudi Arabia Duty Free Allowances |

Saudi Arabia Duty Free Allowances

Find out here the details of duty free allowances for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and other major travel destinations.

Posted on

26 September 2013

Last updated on 11 December 2017
Saudi Arabia Duty Free Allowances


* NEW: Australia has ammended it's duty free allowances. Passangers are now allowed to bring in only 50 cigarettes or 50g of tobacco

Duty free allowances to KSA:
The following items may be imported into Saudi Arabia without incurring customs duty:

• 600 cigarettes or 100 cigars or 500g of tobacco.

See also: Airports in Saudi Arabia

 Goods to the value of SAR3,000. Digital devices can be subject to inspection - remove any images which might be deemed by the Saudi officials as pornography.

Prohibited Imports

• Alcohol
• Narcotics and drugs (except medicines for personal use accompanied by a prescription)
• Pornography
• Counterfeit goods
• Religious books (besides the Koran)
• Pork and pork products
• Firearms
• Natural pearls
• Live animals and birds
• All types of palm trees
• Most foods, and items listed as prohibited by the Arab League (copy available from the embassy).

Here are the duty free allowances for popular destinations around the world

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