Pakistan airport customs regulations, prohibited items & food in 2024

Pakistan airport customs regulations, prohibited items & food in 2024

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Pakistan customs 🇵🇰
Get import & export customs regulations, restricted items and food restrictions before travelling to Pakistan. Prohibited items is Alcoholic beverages. Some of restricted items are Live animals, including pets, must be certified by the National Veterinary Authority of the exporting country.

Import Regulations

Free to import items into Pakistan

Tobacco

  • 200 cigarettes;
  • 50 cigars; or
  • 500 grams of manufactured tobacco.

Alcohol

  • There is no restriction on the importation of foreign currency into Pakistan.

Currency

  • There is no restriction on the importation of foreign currency into Pakistan.

Prohibited items into Pakistan

  • Alcoholic beverages.
  • Animal feed ingredients from BSE infected countries.
  • Any goods bearing any words or inscription of a religious connotation or anti-Islamic or subversive literature.
  • Counterfeit and pirated goods.
  • Edible products not fit for human consumption.
  • Fireworks.
  • Holy Quran translation without Arabic text.
  • Indecent and obscene material.
  • Items of intellectual property right infringement.
  • Live animals from countries infected with Mad Cow Disease.
  • Certain prohibited weapons, firearms, arms, and ammunition.

Restricted items into Pakistan

  • Live animals, including pets, must be certified by the National Veterinary Authority of the exporting country.
  • Certain plants.
  • Arms and ammunition.
  • Betel nuts.
  • Bulletproof jackets.
  • Drugs and medicines.
  • Fruit.
  • Human blood.
  • Maps, including wall maps, globes, and atlases.
  • Ozone depleting substances.
  • Radiation apparatus.
  • Radioactive material.
  • Transmission apparatus.

Export Regulations

Free to export items from Pakistan

No rules present

Prohibited items from Pakistan

  • Antiquities.
  • Goods in violation of Intellectual Property Rights.
  • Chemicals.
  • Counterfeit and pirated goods.
  • Fissionable material.
  • Indecent and obscene material.
  • Intoxicating liquors.
  • Narcotic substances.

Restricted items from Pakistan

  • Protected species and their derivative products protected under CITES require a permit for export.
  • Arms, ammunitions, and explosives.
  • Travellers may export a maximum of Rs500 when travelling to India, or a maximum of Rs3000 when travelling to any other country.
  • Travellers may export a maximum of US$10,000 or its equivalent in any foreign currency.

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