About Customs Department

Customs is an authority or agency in a country responsible for collecting and safeguarding customs duties and for controlling the flow of goods including animals, transports, personal effects and hazardous items in and out of a country.

Clearance Channels

The baggage section at the Mactan Cebu Airport consists of five counters for clearance.

Remember: Non -declaration or wrongful declaration of the taxable goods may attract confiscation of goods, fine or penalty. Serious offences like attempting to smuggle Gold without declaration may lead to arrest and prosecution. The Bureau of Customs has specified a list of items, including the size that can now be imported duty-free as part of the baggage.

Please visit the official website of Bureau of Customs: and for more detailed information.