Import Regulations


Customs Regulations

Used house hold goods are duty free if items have been used for a period of at least 6 months. Avoid packing goods in original packaging as Customs will deem items as new and tax the goods accordingly.

Tax and Duty is typically 35% of the value.

Required Documents

  • Copy of Passport (including photo page) with Multiple Entry Visa.
  • Bill of Lading/Air Waybill (express release acceptable)
  • Comprehensive inventory list in English – fax copy in advance to service agent
  • Company Registration and VAT – arranged upon arrival

Required Documents: Returning Citizens

  • Copy of Passport with Visa including photo page
  • Bill of Lading/Air Waybill (express release acceptable)
  • Comprehensive inventory list in English – Certified by the Embassy in country of origin.
  • Fax copy in advance to service agent
  • Assignment and reassignment letter- copy
  • Original letter from Cambodian Embassy at origin: Must state initial arrival date abroad. Return date to Cambodia and that the client is bringing household goods.
  • *Duty /tax exemption only apply to returning students, workers and diplomats

Diplomat Status

Foreign diplomats are granted duty free entry

Required Documents

  • Diplomatic Franchise
  • Passport copy
  • Comprehensive inventory list in English


  • Liquor – Customer can import 1 litre per adult family member.
  • Any additional quantities will be confiscated and destroyed
    New items (less than six months old)
  • Detailed List with Titles of CD’s, DVD’s, VCD’s Video and Audio tapes in reasonable quantities and not for re-sale
  • Dry foods are discouraged but not prohibited yet


  • Controlled chemicals, Psychotropic Substances and Narcotics
  • Pornography, obscene publications, videos & software and Politically sensitive materials
  • Reproductions of copyright materials and videos and counterfeit goods
  • Weapons, Firearm’s including air guns, and ammunitions


Importation of vehicles is not allowed unless customer is a diplomat. Diplomats can import one vehicle duty free. Please inquire with your service agent prior to consigning the motor vehicle. All vehicles must be left-hand drive.

Required Documents

  • Copy of Certificate of Title and Registration
  • Proof of ownership – Such as original purchase invoice, insurance certificate, etc.

The information presented herein his based on customs data available at the time of printing and is frequently subject to change without notice.

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