Tourist Baggage Rules :

Tourist Baggage (Import) Rules.1981 shall apply to visitors staying in the country for more than 24 hours but not for more than 06 (six) months on condition that the visitor shall not intend to reside in the country nor shall get remunerated from within it and in that event she/he shall be allowed to import the following items without duty or tax:

1. Personal imitation jewellery of value not exceeding BDT 3000;

2. One in use wristwatch;

3. One cigarette lighter, two fountain pens, one penknife or instrument of similar use that can be carried in pocket or on person;

4. One electric Iron, portable electric plate, a hair drier and an electric shaver;

5. One still camera;

6. One movie camera;

7. One cinematographic camera and a projector;

8. Pair of binocullars;

9. One portable sound recording machine;

10. One portable music system;

11. One portable type writer;

12. One wheel/invalid chair in use

13. One perambulator or go cart;

14. Fire arms for shooting and other sports accessories;

15. Metal objects trophy, medallion, crests etc;

16. Clothing for personal use;

17. Handbag and goods essential for travelling;

18. Other personal wearing apparels, makeup & cosmetics;

19. Spectacles, physical aid and travel clock;

22. Two rolls of film for cinematographic camera;

20. Five photographic film or ten film plates;

21. Reasonable quantity of film for movie camera;

23. Reasonable quantity of toys for use of accompanying children;

24. 200 hundred sticks of cigarette or 50 cigars or 1/2 lb. of tobacco or less than 1/2 lb of hand made cigarettes;

25. Not more than? Galon of alcoholic beverages;

26. 1/2 lb of perfume and toiletries;

27. Not more than BDT 100 of confectionery and non alcoholic beverages;

The exemption is made with the understanding that a tourist shall re-export items 1-15 listed above. In addition h e/she may import a non-professional video camera and/or microcomputer with less than 0 I megabyte initial random acce ss memory and C&F value not exceeding BDT 100,000 provided the intention to re-export the said computer and/or vi deo camera is endorsed in passport and also a written declaration of such intentions is made to the Assistant Commissioner of Customs.