Embassy of Brunei Darussalam
Brunei Customs Regulations
Royal Brunei Airlines
Currency and Negotiable Instruments:
Passengers entering or leaving Brunei carrying physical currency or
other negotiable instruments valued at BND15,000 (USD 11,000 approx.) or
more are required to complete a declaration form and submit it to a
customs officer upon arrival and/or an immigration officer prior to
Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products:
Duty charge on cigarettes is BND0.25/stick, i.e. BND5 per pack of 20
sticks and BND50 per carton of 10 packs. Duty charge on other tobacco
products may vary.
Non-Muslim passengers are permitted to bring two bottles of liquor and 12 cans of beer for personal consumption only.
A reasonable quantity of perfume is allowed.
The carriage of prohibited items such as drugs and live ammunition,
including amulets, lucky charms, decorations, and other byproducts
containing prohibited items, is a serious offense punishable by law for 5
to 15 years of imprisonment and 3 to 12 strokes of whipping. This
applies to all passengers traveling into or transiting in Brunei without
The Brunei Dollar is equivalent to the Singapore Dollar, both of which are accepted in Brunei. Banks, hotels, and most department stores will cash traveller's cheques.
Some banks provide ATMs linked to global access systems.
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This page was written in Dec 2015.
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