• 500 grammes of tobacco or 200 cigarettes;
• 3 litres of alcoholic liquor;
• 1 large bottle or 3 small bottles of perfume.
• No information available
• Restricted are all kinds of canned and uncanned meat, dairy and leather products, matches. For firearms and hunting arms an import licence is required. Cats and dogs must be accompanied by a veterinarian good health and a rabies vaccination certificate, issued at the point of origin.
• No restrictions on local or foreign currency.
• Gold, gold coins and archaeological objects may not be exported.
• Airport Embarkation Tax:
Departure Tax of USD 35 is levied on passengers leaving Nicaragua which is payable at the airport of departure (if not already included in ticket, please contact your carrier for more information)
• Exempt from paying the tax are transit passengers staying less than 8 hours and not leaving the airport, children under 2 years of age, holders of a ’tax exemption’ card issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, diplomatic passport holders of Argentina, Costa Rica, France, Mexico and Ecuador.
Basic health information for travelers to Nicaragua
• Nicaragua is an area affected considerably by Malaria and necessary precautions need to be taken in order to minimize the risk of contracting the disease. You may be advised by a doctor to get Hepatitis A and Typhoid vaccinations before heading to Nicaragua.
• The overall standard of healthcare inside Nicaragua not well equipped and limited with the better facilities. Travellers to the region are strongly advised to bring along any required medicine which might prove expensive or impossible to obtain here. Doctors inside the country are likely to demand instant cash payment for any services rendered and complete health and travel insurance is recommended.
Basic security information for travelers to Nicaragua
• There have been numerous reports of theft and violent assaults targeting tourists and foreign visitors to the country and all travellers are advised to keep their passport and other valuables in a safe and secure location for the duration of their visit and should also avoid any obvious displays of affluence which could potentially attract unwanted attention. There has been a noted increase in gang related violence throughout many of the major cities throughout the country and all visitors should avoid travelling alone where possible.
• Traffic discipline are generally poor and driving is therefore hazardous. There is no street lighting on the main highways between major cities and only minimal street lighting in urban areas.Driving standards and the conditions of vehicles are poor, particularly those of taxis and buses.
For additional information about travel restrictions, security warnings, political updates, and basic travel guidelines, please contact the nearest Nicaraguan Embassy.
List of Nicaraguan Embassies all over the world: http://nicaragua.visahq.co.uk/embassy/United-Kingdom/
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