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currency restrictions

Details of restrictions of foreign currencies.

 

Country

Currency

Restrictions

Andorra
Euro
Since 2002, Euros are legal tender. Coins denominated in 'diners' are minted for collectors.Although Andorra has no import-export restrictions for currency, travellers should observe those in force in Spain and France.
Bulgaria
Bulgarian Lev
Local and foreign currency in/out: free up to 5,000 (new) leva or equivalent. Larger amounts must be declared and may require permission from the Bulgarian National Bank. Alternative currencies: £ Sterling and US$
Croatia
Croatian Kuna
Foreign currency in/out: free to visitors. Declaration is required for amounts above or equivalent to 40,000 Croatian Kuna. Alternative currencies : Euro and US Dollar.
France
Euro
The import and export of local and foreign currencies are free.Amounts near or over 7,622 €uros or its equivalent must be declared to Customs on arrival or departure. The import or export by mail of 1,524 €uros or more, or its equivalent in foreign currency, must be declared to Customs.
Hungary
Hungarian Forint
The import and export of all currencies is free. Declaration is required for amounts exceeding 1,000,000 Hungarian Forint or its equivalent.Alternative currencies: Euro, £ Sterling or US dollar.
Italy
Euro
Local or foreign currency in or out: Euro 12,500 or equivalent. Larger amounts require filling a customs declaration. Alternative currencies: US Dollar and £ Sterling.
Japan
Japanese Yen
Local and foreign currency in/out: free. Declaration required for amounts over 1,000,000 Japanese Yen or equivalent in foreign currency. Alternative currencies: US Dollar and £ Sterling.
Norway
Norwegian Korona
The import and export of all currencies is free. Amounts exceeding 25,000 Norwegian Korona or its equivalent must be declared to Customs.Alternative currencies: Euro, US Dollar and £ Sterling.
Spain
Euro
Local or foreign currency in: free, declaration needed for amounts over 6,010 €uros or equivalent. Out: declaration required for amounts over 6,010 €uros or equivalent; form may be filed with Customs, Banco de Espana or any commercial or savings bank or credit cooperatives prior to travel. Alternative currencies: US Dollar and £ Sterling.
Turkey
Turkish Lira
Local currency in: free; out: up to equivalent of 5,000 US Dollars. Foreign currency in: free, may declare. Out: free to 5,000 US Dollars or more if declared on entry. Alternative currencies: US Dollar, Euro or £ Sterling.