Rules and customs formalities

Import regulations

Free import (irrespective of age of passenger) of:

  1. 200 cigarettes or 25 cigars or 50 cigarillos or 250 grams of tobacco;
  2. 1 pint (0.570 liter) of spirits;
  3. 30 grams of perfume for personal use;
  4. 0.5 liter of lotion and 0.5 liter of eau-de-Cologne;
  5. gifts up to a value of SYP 250 (may be dutiable according to circumstances and quality of the gifts. Import license required for gifts over SYP 250).

Prohibited: Live, frozen or stuffed birds or any bird derived products.

Currency import regulations:

Currency import is allowed in Syria.

All nationals of Arab countries and foreigners are allowed to carry USD 5000 when transiting Syria.

Currency export regulations:

Currency export is allowed in Syria. 

All nationals of Arab countries and foreigners are allowed to carry USD 5000 when transiting Syria.

Arms and ammunition regulations

Import of arms and ammunition is prohibited.

Export regulations

Free export of any quantity of tobacco products and spirits.

Pets

Cats and dogs must be accompanied by a government veterinarian health certificate issued at the point of origin. Pet birds of any description may not be brought into Syria either as cabin baggage, hold baggage or cargo, even when holding a valid health certificate. Falcons can be brought into Syria if holding a pre-approval from Syrian authorities.

Baggage clearance regulations

Baggage is cleared at the first airport of entry in Syria.

Exempt: baggage of transit passengers traveling via Damascus to Aleppo, which is cleared at Aleppo, Nejrap Airport.

Contact

Website : www.customs.gov.sy
E-mail : info@customs.gov.sy
Tel : (+963) 96-9999546

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