Overview The following goods may be imported into Thailand without incurring customs duty by any person, irrespective of age:
? 200 cigarettes or 250g of tobacco or equal weight of cigars. ? 1l of alcoholic liquor.
Prohibited Imports There are restrictions on the import and export of illegal drugs and all firearms and ammunition. The export of archaeological items or anything with historical value, religious artifacts and images of the Buddha requires a certificate of authorization from the Department of Fine Arts in Thailand. Radio transceiver equipment, plant and living materials, live animals or products, medicines and chemicals also require a permit from the relevant government agency.
Warning: Any drug-related offences are severely punished and may result in life imprisonment or even the death penalty.