Tips for trouble-free travel
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Find everything you need to know about your rights and required customs procedures so you can avoid accidentally committing an offence when you arrive in or leave France.
Useful information available everywhere at any time for an enjoyable trip.
When you enter France (from an EU or non-EU country, Andorra or the French Overseas Départements or DOM):
-The goods you may bring in, the amounts you are allowed and the duties and taxes you have to pay
-The personal belongings you are carrying
When you leave France
-Your purchases at duty-free shops
-The required procedures for the purchases
As well as all the common procedures to help you prepare your journey abroad and your return to France.
Note: The general information provided here does not replace the applicable regulations. It also does not deal with the procedures required by other services (e.g., police: passport; national identity card and immigration papers; airport security; health: vaccinations; insurance, baggage theft, transport delays, flight schedules, repatriation).
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