Customs Procedures and Declarable Goods for Departure
I want to know about the customs procedures for departure. What articles must be declared?
※ Carrying out articles specified by other laws and regulations, such as cultural assets, is restricted
High-priced articles which are to be carried back into Korea at the time of arrival back must be declared to a customs office at the time of departure from Korea. However, the articles which are to be carried in and out on several occasions just need to be declared once only at the time of the first departure.
※ High-priced articles which were not declared at the time of departure may be subject to the imposition of duties upon arrival.
A formal export declaration must be filed on precious metals (such as gold bars, etc.) which are not personal belongings.
Cautions for the purchasers of duty-free goods at the time of departure from Korea
※ Any excess must be declared to the relevant customs office and the imposed duty on it must be paid.
Carrying in any counterfeit product may result inpunishment under the Trademark Act by:
- Confiscation of the counterfeit product
- Imprisonment for not more than seven years or a fine not exceeding 100 million won