Customs and Immigration

You will be given a standard customs declaration form to fill out on arrival in Myanmar. Regulations state that you should declare foreign currency in excess of US$2000. You should also declare any valuable items such as jewellery. Laptop computers, cameras, mobile phones and iPods can be taken into the country for personal use though you may be asked to declare them. Myanmar currency cannot be imported or exported. The duty free allowance is as follows:

  • Two bottles of liquor.

  • Two cartons of cigarettes or 100 cigars.

  • 1.5 lbs of tobacco.

  • One pint of perfume or Eau de cologne.

Export Restrictions
The export of the following items is prohibited:

  • Archaeologically valuable items.

  • Antiques.

  • Gems and Jewellery (Unless bought from a certified shop and accompanied by a sales voucher / export permit voucher).

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