| The below goods may
be imported duty free into the Maldives Republic
reasonable amount of cigarettes, cigars and tobacco.
reasonable number of gifts.
products and certain other animal products.
weapons or drugs may not be imported.
beverages cannot be imported without an official license.
Drugs are strictly and completely
prohibited; whoever imports drugs for personal or
other use will be sentenced to life.
require a veterinary certificate, but dogs cannot be imported.
The following may not be exported in any form: turtle shells
and products made of turtle shell ( the killing of turtles has been
banned by the government), black coral, pufferfish, eel, skate,
parrotfish, and ray, big-eyed scad under 15 centimetres (6 inches), bait fish
used in tuna fishery, whale, dolphin, lobster, all stony coral,
triton shell, trochus shell and pearl oyster.