import by each passenger holding a
passport of his own, irrespective of
1. 200 cigarettes or 250 grams of
tobacco or equal weight of cigars;
2. 1 liter of alcoholic drinks (all
3. One still camera with 5 rolls of
film or one movie camera with 3
rolls of 8 or 16 mm. film.
Free import for non-residents: - for
holders of transit visas or who can
obtain a visa on arrival: up to THB
10,000 per person or THB 20,000 per
family. - for holders of tourist
visas: up to THB 20,000 per person
or THB 40,000 per family.
Personal items which will taken out of Thailand are exempt.
Prohibited (without license):
1. Firearms and ammunition incl.
explosive articles and fireworks,
drugs of narcotic nature, e.g.
2. Gold bullion. Moreover it must be
declared on arrival and can, if no
import license is available, be left
in Customs bond at the airport of
entry to be retrieved on departure.
3. Meat from any country affected by
Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
(BSE) or mad cow and foot-and-mouth
diseases. The measure covers meat
from all EU Member States and any
other infected countries. Those
carrying such diseased meat will be
fined THB 40,000 and/or imprisoned
for up to two years.