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Customs Regulations

Last updated by peggie at 2014-4-22

Inbound Tourists Shall Fill in Declaration Documents

Those tourists who bring goods needing to be levied tax on by customs or limited quantity of duty-free goods belonging to the second, third and fourth categories according to Classification of Luggage for Inbound and Outbound Passengers shall fill in the declaration document.

Goods of the second category include tobacco products and alcoholic beverage. Goods of the third category include living goods that are worth over 1,000 yuan and not more than 5,000 yuan. Goods of the fourth category include living goods that are worth over 500 yuan and not more than 1,000 yuan.

customs declarations

Declaration Documents

Non-resident passengers and resident passengers holding re-entry visa of destination countries who bring over one piece of the travel self-used articles for each category, including cameras, portable radio recorder, minicam, portable video cameras and portable word processor, shall fill in the declaration document.

Passengers who bring more than 6,000 yuan cashes or gold and silver (articles) weighing 50 gram shall fill in the declaration document.

Non-resident passengers who bring foreign currency or cashes amounting to over 5,000 U.S dollars shall fill in the declaration document.

Resident passengers who bring foreign currency or cashes amounting to over 1,000 U.S. dollars shall fill in the declaration document.

Passengers carrying goods, samples or accompanying articles out of the category of baggage and articles for personal use shall fill in the declaration document.

Passengers who carry animals or plants under the control of China’s quarantine laws and regulations as well as other goods needing inspection and quarantine shall fill in the declaration document.

Outgoing Passengers Shall Fill in Declaration Documents
 

Passengers who bring camera, portable radio recorder, minicam, portable video camera, portable word processor and other personal articles shall fill in the declaration document.

Passengers who bring over 6,000 yuan or carry cultural relics, merchandise or sample goods shall fill in the declaration document.

Inbound and outgoing examination

Inbound and outgoing examination

Passengers bringing goods that are beyond the limiting value or limited quantity of the customs regulations shall fill in the declaration document.

Passengers carrying foreign currencies, gold, silver and ornaments without relevant exit permit or exceeding the declare amount shall fill in the declaration document.

Articles Prohibited from Exit and Entry
 

Articles that are prohibited from entry

Articles that are prohibited from entry include weapons, imitation arms, ammunition, explosives, counterfeits currencies, forged negotiable securities, articles doing harm to politics, economy, culture and morality (such as presswork, film, photo, record, film, audio tape, laser disc, laser record and computer storage media), all kinds of strong poison, opium, morphine, heroin, hemp, addictive kaif, animals or plants with hazardous germs or injurious insect, goods that are hazardous to human and animal health or pestiferous food and drug from epidemic area.

Articles that are prohibited from exit

Articles that are prohibited from exit include all these materials and articles of which content involves state secrets (including original manuscript, presswork, film, photo, record, film, audio tape, laser disc, laser record and computer storage media), precious cultural relics, the cultural relics prohibited from exit, endangered rare and precious animals, plants, specimen, seeds and propagating materials.

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