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South Africa Duty Free
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People may import the following items into South Africa (by persons over 18 years old) without incurring customs duty:

200 cigarettes or 250g of tobacco or 50 cigars

1 litre spirits or liquor and 2 litres of wine

50 ml of perfume and 250 ml of eau de toilette

Other goods up to a value of ZAR 3000.

Controlled and prohibited items

The prohibited items include:



Processed cheese and other dairy products

Flick knives


Obscene literature


The restricted intems include:

Plants and plant material without import permit, including margarine, honey and other vegetable oils.