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Can I carry tobacco or liquor into Taiwan?

1.  Inbound passengers aged 20 or over  are allowed to  bring in alcoholic beverages (1,000 cc regardless of the quantity of bottles), plus 200 cigarettes, or 25 cigars or 1 pound of tobacco duty-free. Inbound passengers carrying cigarettes and alcoholic beverages over the quantity of personal duty exemption without declaration shall be subject to a fine and confiscation of the above items, according to the Tobacco and Alcoholic Administration Act.


2.  If inbound passengers carry more than 5 liters of alcoholic beverage, plus 1,000 cigarettes, or 125 cigars or 5 pound of tobacco,  an import license is  required for declaration.


3.  The tobacco or liquor brought in by passengers can only be for personal use.


In case of any discrepancy between the English version and the Chinese version, the latter shall prevail.

Content Maintainers: General Affairs Section, Inspection Division

  • Publish Date:2020-03-04
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