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Cuba customs regulation

Import and Export laws of Cuba

Cuba is a medium sized country with around 11M Cuban. Official language is Spanish. Cuba uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, Β°C). Time zone is UTC-05:00 with daylight saving time. Currency used in Cuba is Cuban Peso (CUP).

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Import Regulation

Tobacco 🚬

400 cigarettes;

50 cigars;

500 grams of tobacco.

Currency πŸ’΅

Funds of US$5000 (or its foreign equivalent) or more must be declared to the customs authorities.

Prohibited β›”

Narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances.

Precursor substances.

Explosives and hazardous chemicals.


Pornographic literature and other media.

Media which attacks the general interests of the nation.

Live animals and their derivative products which are susceptible to be carriers of disease.

Restricted ⚠️

Cats and dogs must be vaccinated against rabies, and accompanied by an Official Veterinary Certification from the country of origin. For further information, please visit theInstitute of Veterinary Medicine.

Canned food products.

Products of animal origin that have been treated.

Firearms and ammunition require authorisation from the Directorate of Public Security of the Ministry of the Interior.

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 CITES.

Other rules ℹ️

Personal goods, including jewellery, electronics, sports equipment, and musical instruments.

Up to 10kg of personal medication.

New or used goods up to a value of CUP$1000.

Export Regulation

Prohibited β›”

All items on the prohibited import list.

Restricted ⚠️

Goods considered to be of Cuban cultural heritage may only be exported with express authorisation of the Directorate of Cultural Heritage. For further information, please visitWorks of Art and Patrimonial Objects.

Up to 50 units of twisted tobacco in original, sealed containers with the official hologram established.

Over 50 units of twisted tobacco must in original, sealed containers with the official hologram established, and accompanied by the official sales invoice from any store authorised to sell Cuban twisted tobacco.

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