Every passenger arriving Nicaragua has to fill and sign a customs declaration. This form will be provided by your airline or can be obtained at the customs office.
Tax-exempted personal items:
- Clothing, personal items, toiletries, make-up, recreational items, and medicines in limited quantities which are necessary or appropiate to meet the needs of the passenger.
- A camera or video recorder.
- A portable audio recorder and player
- A portable computer or typewriter.
- Other items in limited quiantities for personal use only.
- 20 packets of cigarettes or 50 cigars or 500 prepared sheaves of tobacco and five liters of alcoholic beverages per passenger of legal age.
- Up to five litters of alcoholic beverages.
- Up to two kilograms of candies.
- In addition to the pieces of baggage, goods with a value of up to US$ 500.00.
- Up to $10,000 in cash or checks - (§20, Law 265)
In addition to baggage, each passenger may enter goods after paying the respective taxes, provided that the commercial value does not exceed US$2,000.00. These goods may not be in commercial quantities and are subject to non-tariff regulations and restrictions in force.
If a passenger enters goods of a value greater than indicated above, the goods must be cleared through a customs agent.