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Egypt customs regulation

Import and Export laws of Egypt

Egypt is a big country with around 91M Egyptian. Official language is Arabic. Egypt uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is UTC+02:00. Currency used in Egypt is Egyptian Pound (EGP).

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Import Regulation

Tobacco 🚬

200 grams of cigarettes;

25 cigars; or

200 grams of tobacco.

Currency 💵

Funds of US$10,000 (or its foreign equivalent) or more must be declared to the customs authorities.

A maximum of E£5000 may be brought into Egypt.

Prohibited ⛔

Firearms and ammunition, as well as toys in the shape of firearms.

Explosives and fireworks.


Coral reefs.

The following plants and their derivative products: mangos, citrus fruits, palm trees, fruit seeds, cotton seeds, and soil.

Honey and its derivative products.

Restricted ⚠️

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.

New goods up to a value of E£1500.

Medicines for personal use accompanied by a doctor's prescription.

Export Regulation

Prohibited ⛔

Egyptian raw leather goods.

All items on prohibited to import list.

Restricted ⚠️

A maximum of E£5000 may be taken out of Egypt.

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