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Customs Requirements for Johannesburg, South Africa

Travelers are allowed to bring any amount of foreign currency prior to their arrival to Johannesburg and South Africa. High amount of money must be declared at the entrance.

The South African Rand (R) that you may have when you arrive or depart is restricted with R500. Also note that travellers cheques are more safe than the cash. Maximum payment by cheque is R3000.

Travelers are able to bring in duty-free items that are worth up to R3000. Items that exceed that amount will be charged a % 20 tax rate.

New or used items of R3000 may be imported without the payment of duty and VAT.

A resident or a non-resident traveler may import certain consumable goods without having to pay a duty with the limits stated below;

  • Wine, 2 liters per person
  • Spirits and other alcoholic beverages, 1 liter per person
  • Cigarettes, 400 per person
  • Cigars, 50 per person
  • Cigarette or pipe tobacco, 250g per person
  • Perfume, 50ml per person
  • Eau de toilette, 250ml per person

Further information may be obtained from South African Revenue Service on

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