Customs regulations

Obligation to declare cash in amounts of EUR 10,000 or more entering or leaving the EU

All travellers entering or leaving the European Union with €10,000 or more in cash must declare the sum to Customs from 15 June 2007. This initiative has been taken to assist the efforts being made at EU level to tackle crime and improve security by cracking down on money laundering, terrorism and criminality.

Caution with exotic souvenirs

Before commencement of your journey please please make sure you know which souvenirs are not allowed to be imported into Germany due to regulations on the protection of endangered species of fauna and flora.

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Rules on Entering the European Union with Pets

When entering the EU with pets, strict regulations apply in order to avoid the import of animal diseases such as rabies or avian flu. You will find detailed information on these rules on the Website if the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture.

Customs regulations