The import of goods to the Faroe Islands can be divided into two groups: duty and tax-free import, and import of other goods.


You may import duty and tax-free goods, provided that:

– the goods are for personal use only and not for selling or other purpose of business
– you bring the goods in your own personal luggage, in order that you, upon request, readily can show them to the customs authorities when going through customs

These goods can be imported duty and tax-free, provided that the traveller is 18 years old:

Spirits over 22% vol.alc.: max. 1 litre (up to 60% vol.alc.)

Fortified wine etc. up to 22% vol.alc.: max 1 litre

Beer: max 2 litres


Spirits over 22% vol. alc.: max. 1 litre (up to 60% vol. alc.)

Table wine: max. 2.25 litres

Beer: max. 2 litres


Table wine: Max 4.5 litres

Beer: Max 2 litres


Beer: max. 10 litres

Cigarettes: max. 200 pcs.


Cigarillos: max. 100 pcs.


Cigars: max. 50 pcs.


Tobacco: max. 250 grams

In addition, anyone may import duty and tax-free:

Perfume: max. 50 g.

Eau de toilette: max. 250 ml.

Chocolate products: max. 3 kg.

Soda: max. 10 litres


You may import other types of goods without paying duty and tax, providing the total value of these goods does not exceed DKK. 2.500,-. If the total value exceeds DKK. 2.500,- duty and tax must be paid of the total value.

Goods consisting of multiple parts that form a whole, operate together or are normally sold together, where the total value is determined to exceed DKK 2.500,- are liable to duty and tax. Nor can they be imported in parts, e.g. multiple times or by multiple persons, despite the value of each part being less than DKK 2.500,-.

For more information on customs regulations, consult Taks.


Pets cannot stay for longer than three months or transit through the Faroe Islands to another country. Ordinary pets can only be imported to the Faroe Islands if the person has a permanent address in the Faroe Islands or plans to move to the Faroe Islands for a longer stay than three months.

As a general rule, importing exotic and dangerous animals to the Faroe Islands is prohibited.

More information and guidelines for importing cats and dogs are available at the Food, Veterinary and Environmental Agency.