Austria Import Regulations

European Union (Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, The Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sweden, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, United Kingdom) has made it possible for member states to import without custom controls although spot checks may be made anytime.

Items imported/exported between member countries of the European Union is tax – free, and the export & Import Regulations are the same in these countries. Import/Export restrains apply for the export/import of tobacco products and alcoholic drinks, where the amount is not subject to excise tax.

If the shipping originated in a state outside the EU, then the regulations for travellers from non – member states are enforceable.

Allowed Commodities:

Cargo due for import into Austria from EU countries of items of a personal use that are free of duty charges:


  • Cigarettes: 800.
  • Cigarillos (at the most 3 g each): 400.
  • Cigars: 200.
  • Tobacco: 1 kg.
  • There are limits for the ammount of tobacco you can import from Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Slovakia.
  • Spirits: 10 litres.
  • Wine (of which max. 60 litres of sparkling wine): 90 litres.
  • Beer: 110 litres.


The necessary items needed for personal use during the length of stay may be brought into Austria free of custom charges and without any conditions, so long as there is no import restrictions.

Disclaimer: Customs regulations are subject to changes. The information above is a concise summary of import/export Custom Regulations which is effected on household goods shipment to this destination and is being provided as guidance to assist our clients.Because these regulations are subject to change without notice, Anon Car Shipping cannot be held liable for any costs, damage, delays, or other outcomes resulting from non – conformity. Always double check with your local embassy or custom authorities.

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