Austria customs regulation
Import and Export laws of Austria
Austria is a small country with around 9M Austrian. Official language is German. Austria uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is UTC+01:00 with daylight saving time. Currency used in Austria is Euro (EUR).🏙️ Vienna
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250g of smoking tobacco; or
A proportional combination of these goods (such as 100 cigarettes and 50 cigarillos).
There are no restrictions on the importation of currency into the EU.
Funds of more than €10 000 must be declared to the customs authorities.
Certain weapons, such as knuckledusters and pump-action shotguns.
Counterfeit and pirated goods.
Endangered animals, plants, and their derivative products protected under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) may require protected species permits. For further information, please visit Provisions on the protection of species.
Cats, dogs, and ferrets are subject to a mandatory health inspection at the first point of entry on EU territory. They must also have a microchip or tattoo, and have been properly vaccinated against rabies. A Common Veterinary Entry Document certifying the healthy inspection must be provided with the customs declaration. Pets travelling within the EU must have a valid pet passport. For further information, please visit the Austrian Ministry of Health.
Up to 15kg of fruit and vegetables from all non-EU countries. Any larger quantity will require a permit.
Up to 10kg of potatoes from Egypt, Algeria, Israel, Libya, Morocco, Syria, Tunisia, and Turkey. Any larger quantity will require a permit.
2kg of products of animal origin such as milk powder and baby food can be brought in baggage as long as they are still packaged and do not require refrigeration.
Other animal products are subject to certain restrictions. For further information, please visitImport into Austria of products of animal origin by tourists.
Meat, milk and other dairy products for personal consumption are permitted from EU countries, Andorra, Channel Islands, the Faeroe Islands, Greenland, Iceland, the Isle of Man, Liechtenstein, Norway, San Marino and Switzerland.
Plants, flowers, fruit and vegetables are allowed in small quantities from EU countries and in some cases non-EU countries. For further information, please visitTravelling with Plants.
Fireworks and pyrotechnics are subject to restrictions. For further information, please visitPyrotechnic articles.
Firearms and ammunition require a European Firearms Pass. For further information, please visitCarrying weapons.
Other rules ℹ️
Medicines for personal use.
Personal items of non-commercial nature worth up to €430 when travelling by air.
Personal items of non-commercial nature worth up to €300 when travelling by land or sea.
Personal items of non-commercial nature worth up to €150 for travellers under 15 years of age.
All items on the prohibited import list.
There are no restrictions on the export of currency if leaving for another EU country. Funds of more than €10,000 must be declared when leaving the EU.
Protected species and products protected under CITES may require a permit for export.
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