Maldives BeachMaldives ReosrtMaldives
Language Tanslation : Español | Français | Deutsch | Italiano | Português

Read about the customs rules and regulations in the Maldives Island.

Maldives Custom Rules

Customs rules differ from country to country and the same applies on Maldives too. In this article, we will provide you with information on the Maldives Custom Rules.

Import Duty:
  • Duty is imposed on all the goods imported to Maldives, except for those that the passengers have brought for their own personal use or for some non-commercial purpose.
  • On special request, temporary import of goods and equipments, brought for the purpose of carrying out special researches and other professional purposes, is permitted.
Export Duty:
  • Basically, no duty is imposed on the goods intended to be exported.
  • Tourists, who after having traveled from abroad wish to go back to stay in Maldives, are entitled to receive certain concessions on the goods that they bring along with them.
  • As per the custom rules, the import of goods like alcohol, narcotics, explosives, poison, pork and pornography films is completely prohibited.
  • It is not allowed to export goods like turtle shells, parrotfish, lobster, skate and ray, triton shell and pearl oyster.