What Is the Duty-Free Allowance for a Traveler’s Personal Effects?
What is the duty-free allowance for a traveler’s personal effects?
The duty-free allowance on a traveler’s personal effects is up to a value of US$600.
(Duty-free allowances for the personal effects of crew of the means of transportation are the same as those for ordinary travelers’ personal effects.)
However, minors (under the age of 19) are subject to restrictions regarding the duty-free allowances on liquor and cigarettes.
Duty-free allowances for agricultural, forest, fishery and livestock products (oriental medicine materials)
In order for your goods to be covered by a duty-free allowance, their total weight must be less than 50kg, their overseas acquisition price must be less than 100,000 won, and they must pass the quarantine inspection.
|Sesame oil, sesame seed, honey, bracken||5Kg||Ginseng (undried, white, red), Sanghwang mushroom||300g|
|pine nuts||1Kg||Deer antlers||150g|
|Beef||10Kg||Other oriental medicine materials (weight per item)||3Kg|
※When the volume or weight per unit exceeds the duty-free allowance, a duty is imposed on the whole.