Overview The following goods may be imported into Egypt without incurring customs duty:
• 200 cigarettes or 25 cigars or 200g of tobacco. • 1l of alcoholic beverages. • 1l of perfume or eau de cologne. • Gifts up to the value of E?500.
Note: Persons traveling with valuable electronic equipment such as cameras, video cameras or computers may be required to list these in their passports to ensure that they will be exported on departure. All cash, travelers cheques and gold over E?500 should be declared on arrival.
Prohibited Imports Narcotics, firearms, cotton, gold and silver purchased locally unless for personal use only and in small quantities; for a full list, contact the Egyptian Commercial Office, 23 South Street, London W1L 2XD (tel: (020) 7499 3002).