Duty and Tax Free allowances
Duty and Tax Free Allowances
If you are travelling to Iceland as a tourist, or if you are an Icelander returning from your journey, you are allowed to import the following duty-free:
Alcoholic beverages and tobaccos
- 1 liter spirits and 1 liter wine and 6 liters beer or
- 3 liters wine and 6 liters beer or
- 1 liter spirits and 9 liters beer or
- 1,5 liters wine and 9 liters beer or
- 12 liters beer
200 cigarettes or 250 g of other tobacco products
You need to be at least 20 years old in order to import alcohol and at least 18 years old in order to import tobacco.
You are allowed to import up to 3 kg of food and/or candy with a value of ISK 25.000. You are not allowed to import meat, milk products or fresh eggs.
The value of the products you have bought abroad and import to Iceland, must not (when converted into Icelandic currency) exceed ISK 88.000. See also: www.tollur.is
To Faroe Islands
If you are travelling to the Faroe Islands as a tourist, or if you are a Faroese returning from your journey, you are allowed to import the folloging duty-free:
Only available to persons over 18 years of age:
- 1 ltr. spirits over 22% alcohol (max 60% alcohol).
- 1 ltr. wine or spirits not over 22% alcohol or 2 ltr. table wine.
- 2 ltr. beer not over 5,8 vol. % alcohol.
- 100 cigarettes or 100 cigarillos or 50 cigars or 250 gr. tobacco.
- 50 gr. perfume and 25 cl. toilet water.
- Sweets: Max 3 kg.
- Max. 10 ltr. soda.
You may import other types of goods without paying duty and tax providing the total value of these goods does not exceed DKK 2.500. If the total value exceeds DKK 2.500 duty and tax must be paid of the total value.
Goods that belong together as a cohesive unit cannot be imported in disassembled parts many times or by different individuals, even if the value of each of these parts doesn't exceed DKK 2500. The goods must be for own use and may not be imported for other individuals. White goods are not duty-free.
General information: The above-mentioned duty-free purchases should be carried by the traveller as hand luggage and presented to Customs on arrival. It is the traveller's duty to declare to the Customs Authorities and articles imported in excess to the above stated duty-free allowances and to provide any information required for the customs clearance.