Customs Regulations

Goods and Products:
You are able to bring the maximum amount of the followings; otherwise, it is mandatory to declare and pay import taxes:
Duty Free:
– Cigarettes: 400
– Cigars: 100
– Tobacco: 100 gram
– Liquor: 1.5 liters
– Perfume and jewelry for personal use
– Souvenirs and gift items valued at not more than US$ 300
Materials Under Declaration
There are no restrictions on the amount of currency, gold, precious metals and stones; however, you have to declare on the customs forms provided that your luggage includes:
Declare if you bring:
Foreign currency: in excess of US$ 5,000
Vietnam Dong: in excess of VND15.000.000
Gold: in excess of 300gr
Gold and jewelry not for personal use
Videotapes, CDs: CDs and tapes are often kept for screening and returned to you after a few days
Banned Materials
Things below should be excluded from your luggage:
– Weapon, ammunition, explosives and inflammable objects
– Military technical equipment; drugs, opium and other narcotics
– Anti-government literature; pornographic literature, etc.
On top of this; antiques, some types of precious stones, wild animals, rare and precious plants listed in Vietnam’s red-book could not be exported.