We have already spoken about the peculiarities of the customs legislation of Poland and China, and today we will talk about the Czech Republic!
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Import-export of currency
The customs regulations of the Czech Republic allow the import into the country and export from it any amounts of currency. However, amounts in excess of 10 thousand euros must be declared on the border. If you leave the country left unused Czech currency - kroons, it can be converted into the money that was exchanged for kroons initially; for this you must have a receipt of the perfect exchange.
Tourists over 17 years old who arrive from countries outside the Eurozone can import 1 liter of strong alcohol (more than 22%), 2 liters of any alcohol less than 22%, and 16 liters of beer to the Czech Republic (at your choice). When entering the EU zone, you can import 10 liters of strong alcohol (more than 22%), 20 liters of fortified wine, 90 liters of table wine, 60 liters of sparkling wine, 110 liters of beer. From tobacco products, tourists over 17 years of age from countries outside the Eurozone can import 200 cigarettes, 100 cigarillas, 50 cigars or 250 grams of tobacco to the Czech Republic without a fee (choice). When entering the Czech Republic from the EU zone, you can import (to choose) 800 cigarettes, 400 cigarillos, 200 cigars or 1 kg of tobacco.
In the Czech Republic, you can import 500 grams of coffee or 200 g of coffee extract (tourists over 15 years), 100 grams of tea or 40 grams of tea extract.
Also in the Czech Republic you can import 50 ml of perfume and 250 ml of toilet water. Medicines can be imported only for personal use and in reasonable quantities.
When you import things with a total customs value of 430 euros for an adult and 150 euros for a child, you do not have to pay a customs fee.
All foodstuffs that you intend to import into the Czech Republic must have a clear label of the expiration date.
Prohibitions and restrictions
In the Czech Republic you can not import drugs, narcotic drugs and medicines, firearms and ammunition, various poisonous and explosive substances, plants with soil, wild animals and birds, goods from rare and endangered species of animals. Without special permission it is forbidden to import gold in bars, coins, rough gold.
In the Czech Republic, as in other EU countries, you can not import any dairy products (including canned food and even milk chocolate). Exception - only baby food and special medical food for people with various diseases, but even in these cases, the products should be tight packaging, and they should not weigh more than 2 kg. If meat and dairy products are found on the border of the Czech Republic, they are confiscated, and a fine is charged from the passenger.
You can not import into the Czech Republic and export from the country any items of artistic and historical value, as well as antiques. If there are serious grounds for exporting such items, you must have permission from the competent authorities.
Declaring when leaving the country is mandatory for weapons, gold and precious metal products.
In some cases, fees are charged for the export of cameras and sports equipment, if they were purchased in the Czech Republic.
Plants and Animals
Officials of the quarantine service must necessarily show all animals, plants and flora products (for example, seeds and bulbs). Pets can only be imported if there is a veterinary certificate of a European type. The importation of an animal may be prohibited if it looks sick or if there is an unfavorable sanitary and epidemiological situation in the country of origin of the animal.
The main thing to remember is that Garant-Services specialists are always ready to help you in matters related to customs. Garant-Service is your reliable assistant in business.