Belgium customs regulation
Import and Export laws of Belgium
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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.
Counterfeit and pirated goods.
Weapons such as switch blades and air guns are prohibited.
Certain vegetables and plant products are prohibited from import. For further information, please visit Belgian CustomsVegetable products.
Weapons such as firearms and ammunition require a permit. For further information, please visit Belgian CustomsWeapons.
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 the Federal Public Service Health, Food Chain Safety, and EnvironmentCITES.
Animals 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 Federal Public Service Health, Food Chain Safety, and EnvironmentTravelling with pets.
Meat and dairy products are allowed from EU countries, and a small amount for personal use may be allowed from some non-EU countries. For further information, please visit Belgian CustomsProducts of animal origin.
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 €175 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. A permit is required for export.
Cultural goods may require an export certificate. For further information, please visit Belgian CustomsCultural Goods.
External resourcesVegetable products.
Travelling with pets
Products of animal origin.
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