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Customs Information

Passenger declarations

All persons entering the country are required by law to declare to Customs anything contained in their baggage, or carried with them, which has been obtained outside of Grenada. Passengers are also required to answer all questions asked by the Customs Officer relating to their travels, baggage, its contents and other items being imported.

The combined Immigration/Customs declaration forms are distributed at ports of entry and exit, airline and ships agents, and their offices. It is advisable to fill out your declaration in advance of your arrival in order to expedite Immigration and Customs clearances. Passengers are asked to be honest when filling the declarations and co-operative with the customs baggage officers.

Misinformation can result in delays and penalties.

Duty-Free Allowances to Passengers

All persons entering Grenada shall be relieved from payment of duty and tax on articles of the quantities mentioned hereunder, namely:

  • Tobacco Goods - 200 Cigarettes or 50 Cigars or 250 Grams of Tobacco
  • Alcohol - 1 Liter of Wine or 1 Liter of Spirits
  • Perfumed Spirits - 10 Fluid Ounces
  • Other Goods - To the value of EC$300.00

No relief shall be afforded to:

Any person who enters Grenada after an absence there from of less than twenty-four (24) hours

Any person under the age of eighteen (18) years in respect of spirits (other than perfumed spirits), tobacco goods or wine

No relief shall be granted if the articles are brought in to be used for any commercial purposes

Customs Red and Green Channels

Customs has 2 channels at Maurice Bishop International Airport.

  • a Red Channel (goods to declare)
  • a Green Channel (nothing to declare)

You should choose the Red Channel (goods to declare) if you:

  • have to pay taxes on goods you are bringing in
  • have to fulfill customs formalities
  • are not sure whether you have to declare something

You should choose the Green Channel (nothing to declare) if you:

  • do not have to pay taxes on goods you are bringing in
  • do not have to fulfill customs formalities
  • are not carrying goods that are forbidden in Grenada
  • are not carrying goods to which restrictions apply in Grenada

If you are bringing in more goods than the goods on which you do not have to pay taxes, you will have to lodge a declaration and pay taxes to Customs. You should choose the Red Channel.

Export regulations by Grenada Customs

Exports:
Prohibited: Narcotics; arms and ammunition; fruit and vegetables

Note: Licensed firearms must be declared. A local license can be obtained from the police.

Additional Information

A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required from all travelers over one year of age coming from infected areas.

Food/drink: Mains water is normally chlorinated and relatively safe, but there is still some risk of diarrhea, particularly in rural areas. Bottled water is available. Milk is pasteurized and dairy products are safe for consumption. Local meat, poultry, seafood, fruit and vegetables are generally considered safe to eat.

Other risks: Immunization against hepatitis A, B and diphtheria is sometimes recommended.
Rabies is present. For those at high risk, vaccination before arrival should be considered. If you are bitten, seek medical advice without delay.

Health care: There is a general hospital in St. George’s and small hospitals in Mirabeau and Carriacou.  Health insurance is advised.  

For more information on Grenada Customs & Excise visit www.customs.gov.gd