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Singapore Duty Free
Singapore Duty Free -
The below list of goods may be imported into Singapore by passengers from 18 years onwards without incurring customs duty:

  1 litre of spirits, 1 litre of wine and 1 litre of beer;

 For bona fide tourists, gifts and food items worth up to S$150 if   out of Singapore less than 48 hours and S$300 if away from Singapore for 48 hours or more.

Note: These allowances do not apply when arriving from Malaysia.

Restricted items

Tobacco products and chewing gum and must be declared upon arrival.

Prohibited items

Firearms, non-prescription drugs, all pornographic films and literature. Export permits are mandatory for ammunition, arms, explosives, animals, telecommunications equipment, film and video tapes and disks, precious metals and stones, poisons and drugs. Meat and meat products are strictly forbidden. Duty-free cigarettes are also prohibited. The penalties for possession of narcotics are harsh and visitors not complying with drug laws do so at the risk of death.