Works of art and objects of national
heritage shall be declared on entering the country when
intending to subsequently re-export them.
For travellers having previously
imported works of art and other museum-valuable objects
it shall only be possible to proceed to their re-exportation
by presenting - at the moment of departure - the document
issued by the Customs when the objects were temporarily
Without prior authorization issued by
the National Registry of Cultural Objects it shall be
prohibited to export parts or entire objects considered
to be part of the nation's cultural heritage or having
museum - value.
Export of works of art and crafts not
having museum-value shall be authorized by the National
Registry of Cultural Objects.
ANIMAL, PLANTS, PETS
AND PRODUCTS RELATED
Except for those animals the import
and export of which is regulated under the C.I.T.E.S.
Convention, travellers can import or export any affective
or domestic animal of their property while complying with
the regulations issued by the frontier veterinary authorities
regarding the vaccination certificates and other internationally
Presentation of the relevant C.I.T.E.S.
permit to Customs authorities shall be required for the
import and/or export of specimens (living or dead, as
well as their parts or derivatives) or species (maritime,
fluvial, lacustrine or terrestrial) endangered with extinction
and protected under the Convenion for the International
Trade of Endangered Wild Flora and Fauna Species (CITES).
Among these protected species there
are the parrots, the cocodriles and the turtles.
Food products of animal and vegetable
origin shall be industrially processed and vacuum-sealed.
The rest of animal and vegetable origin items shall be
subject to inspection by veterinary and phitosanitary
authorities in frontiers.
Except for those items expressly,
travelers may import any electrical home appliance in
as long as their value - altogether with the rest of the
items being imported - does not exceed the allowable amount
of two hundred and fifty (250.00) Pesos.
Import of electrical home appliances
as part of tourists's personal belongings is regulated
by specific prescriptions ruling control for that category
CURRENCY AND VALUES