Cyprus customs regulation

Import and Export laws of Cyprus

Cyprus is a small country with around 847K Cypriot. Official languages are Turkish and Greek. Cyprus uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, Β°C). Time zone is from UTC+02:00 to UTC+03:00 with daylight saving time. Currency used in Cyprus is Euro (EUR).

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Import Regulation

Tobacco 🚬

200 cigarettes;

100 cigarillos;

50 cigars;

250g of smoking tobacco; or

A proportional combination of these goods (such as 100 cigarettes and 50 cigarillos).

Currency πŸ’΅

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.

Prohibited β›”

Narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances.

Obscene materials such as DVDs, book, and other media.

Flick knives and daggers.

Counterfeit and pirated goods and currency.

Nuclear, chemical, toxic and other similar substances.

Goods used for the illegal hunting of game.

Firearms and other weapons.

Goods shipped from or originating from countries under embargo from the United Nations Security Council and the EU.

Restricted ⚠️

Air rifles of a diameter not exceeding 1.77 inches or 4.5 mm require a permit from Chief of Police. For further information, please visitCyprus Police.

Animal and animal products require an import licence from the Director of Veterinary Services, a veterinary certificate from the country of origin, and an inspection by theVeterinary Services.

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 theMinistry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment.

Cinematograph films may require verification from theMinistry of the Interior.

Explosives and fireworks require an import licence from the Inspector of Mines. They may also require an examination byThe Mines Service.

Flowers and plants require a licence from the Director of Department of Agriculture, a phytosanitary certificate from the country of origin, and a phytosanitary inspection by theMinistry of Agriculture, Rural Development, and Environment.

Goods made of precious metals require checking and marking by the Cyprus Assay Office.

Meat, fish, cheese, and other products of animal origin such as honey require a licence from theDirector of Veterinary Services.

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.

Export Regulation

Prohibited β›”

All items on the prohibited import list.

Restricted ⚠️

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.

Antiquities, including items of cultural heritage require an export permit from the Department of Antiquities.

Materials and equipment for the production of weapons of mass destruction and similar weapons require a licence from theMinistry of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism.

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