What can’t you take with you when leaving?
On leaving the country you are allowed to take up to 10kg of tea duty free. Antiques older than 50 years, rare books, palm-leaf manuscripts and anthropological material can be exported without permission. Purchase and export without licence of any wild animal, bird or reptile, dead or alive, export of parts of animals, birds or reptiles, such as skins, horns, scales and feathers is prohibited. Occasional exports are, however, permitted exclusively for bona fide scientific purposes. A 450 plant species are prohibited to be exported without special permits. The export of coral, shells or other protected marine products is also strictly prohibited.