singaporean Customs Regulations

Singapore Customs Information

The following goods may be imported into Singapore by persons aged 18 years and older without incurring customs duty:

• 1l of spirits.
• 1l of wine.
• 1l of beer.

Note: These allowances do not apply if arriving from Malaysia.

Restricted items
Fruit, vegetables, fish, arms, explosives, toy guns and weapons. Chewing gum and tobacco products must be declared upon arrival.

Prohibited Imports
Liquor or cigarettes with "Singapore duty not paid" on the label, carton or packet, cigarettes with the prefix ’E’ printed on the packet, cigarette lighters of revolver or pistol shape, controlled drugs or psychotrophic substances, firecrackers, endangered species of wildlife and their byproducts, all pornographic films and literature, reproduction of copyright publications, videotapes, video compact discs, laser discs, records or cassettes. The penalties for possession of narcotics are severe and visitors not complying with drug regulations do so at the risk of death.

Prohibited Exports
Export permits are required for arms, ammunition, explosives, animals, telecommunications equipment, film and videotapes and discs, precious metals and stones, drugs and poisons.

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