Greece airport customs regulations, prohibited items & food in 2024

Greece airport customs regulations, prohibited items & food in 2024

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Get import & export customs regulations, restricted items and food restrictions before travelling to Greece. Items allowed to import is Medicines for personal use. Prohibited items is Counterfeit currency and goods.

Import Regulations

Free to import items into Greece

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).

Alcohol

  • 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.

Currency

  • 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.

Other items

  • Medicines for personal use. Travellers may be asked to provide a prescription for certain medications.
  • Personal items of non-commercial nature worth up to €430 when travelling by air or sea.
  • Personal items of non-commercial nature worth up to €300 when travelling by land.
  • Personal items of non-commercial nature worth up to €150 for travellers under 15 years of age.

Prohibited items into Greece

  • Counterfeit currency and goods.

Restricted items into Greece

No rules present

Export Regulations

Free to export items from Greece

No rules present

Prohibited items from Greece

  • All items on the prohibited import list.

Restricted items from Greece

  • 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.

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The information in the site should be used as a guide only. You are advised to contact your local official mission/consulate/embassy and ensure you have the latest information. We take no responsibility.