Updated on 03.03.2013 [ ๐๓. ๐๓. ๒๕๕๖ ]
Import and export of foreign currency
Since the 12/26/2007 according to Regulation of the Customs Department of the Ministry of Finance
the following amounts to Thailand are imported and exported from Thailand:
Thai Baht (THB)
For import: Unlimited, without declaration.
For export: About 50.000, -- THB declaration, except for trips to Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia
and Vietnam. In these cases, a declaration at about 500,000,--, is - THB required.
For import: About 20,000,-- - U.S. Dollars declaration.
For export: About 20,000,-- - U.S. Dollars declaration. Beware of is currency in circulation counterfeit
money. It is recommended to exchange money only at authorized exchange offices.
Product piracy / Counterfeit Goods
The buy of counterfeit trademark goods such as watches, computers, software, clothes, etc., and imports
to other countries is banned for copyright reasons.
The export of certain antiquities (for example Buddha statues or images) is allowed only with the
permission of the Fine Arts Department. The embassies in this regard has more information.
The export of certain leather products (for example elephant, crocodile, snakes) and ivory as well
imports to other countries are subject to Washington Endangered Species Act. It is strongly advised to
inform themselves about before buying.
If you need further information about customs import of goods, so you would have to ask them
directly at the embassy of the country. Only there you can get a legally binding information.
The customs regulations for your country can be found on the Customs website or call and ask.