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Customs supervision Implementation

Despite facilitation of the handling of goods in your personal luggage, you will not be able to carry all goods and products with you in cross-border travel without restriction. The customs authorities shall monitor and carry out appropriate controls on import restrictions and prohibitions.

Private imports are subject to prohibitions and restrictions in particular in the following areas:

  • species protection;
  • medicines;
  • narcotics;
  • fireworks;
  • dangerous dogs (fighting dogs);
  • food;
  • counterfeit goods (product piracy);
  • sanitary plant protection (e.B potatoes);
  • writings with unconstitutional content;
  • protection of public order (e.B pornography);
  • animal health law (domestic animals, animal products);
  • Weapons and ammunition (sporting weapons, hunting weapons, prohibited items).

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Portalverbund des Bundes und der Länder)

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