Kenyan Duty Free Allowances

Kenya Duty Free Allowances

Kenya Duty Free AllowancesFor those visiting travellers and tourist, here is our guide to your duty free allowances when arriving in Kenya.Unless stated otherwise, allowances and exemptions may only be claimed by passengers of 18 years of age or older.See our shopping guide to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi

Individual Duty Free Allowances

Either 1 litre of alcoholic spirit or 2 litres of wine.

For all tobacco products including cigarettes, cigars and rolling tobacco the maximum limit is 250 gms in total.

Perfumes & Fragrances
You are permitted a maximum allowance in total of one half of one litre, of which no more than one quarter maybe perfume.

Personal Effects
Private and personal effect including clothes, mobile/cell phone, laptop etc for your own private personal use are permitted during the length of your stay. These items should be listed on your passenger declaration on arrival, and be present with you on departure.

Visitors, travellers and non-residents may import both local and foreign currency with no upper limit. For amounts equivalent to or exceeding USD 5,000 (or equivalent in Kenyan Shillings – KES) you will need to indicate both the source of funds and its purpose during your stay.

For updates, and additional details follow this link to the official Kenyan Government revenue website:

Remember to check before you travel as allowances do change, sometimes with little or no notice.