The below information is a brief summary of customs regulations when you plan your international shipping to Honduras. Always double check with your local embassy or consulate to make sure you have all the information you need before you make your move. Contact the nearest Honduras  Embassy.

When you plan your international shipping to Honduras, The following documents are required for customs clearance:

  • Valid Passport of Customer
  • Residence Visa
  • Work Permit
  • Proof of Employment
  • Certificate of Residence Change
  • Permit to import household goods and personal effects
  • Inventory (in SPANISH, legible and three copies)
  • Letter authorizing Destination Agent to clear shipment
  • Original Bill of Lading/Airway Bill

When shipping goods overseas to Honduras, The following items customs guidelines will need to be met:

  • All shipments inspected
  • Used household goods may be imported duty-free for Hondurans returning after 12 months abroad

When shipping goods overseas to Honduras, The following items are dutiable and/or restricted:

  • New items and electrical appliances (original Purchase Invoice and four copies required)
  • Plants (Quarantine Certificate required)
  • Tobacco products (in limited quantity)
  • Duty free allowance
    • One bottle of hard liquor
    • 1 full carton of cigarettes
    • or 1 lb tobacco
    • or 250 cigars

When shipping goods overseas to Honduras, The following items are prohibited from entry into the country:

  • Pornographic or subversive literature and films
  • Weapons (sporting firearms and ammunition may be imported with a special permit from the Secretary of Defense and the Treasury Department)
  • Explosives
  • Alcoholic products
  • Drugs

When shipping Motor Vehicles overseas to Honduras, The following documents and regulations will apply:

  • Heavily taxed and dutiable
  • Documents required:
    • Original Passport
    • Original Purchase Invoice
    • Document of Ownership (listing make, year, model, serial number, etc.)
    • Original title
    • Duty rates on autos depend on year, cc motor, make and value of the auto. Generally very high.

Moving Pets to Honduras: The following documents must be presented for the importation of pets:

  • Health and Quarantine Certificate required

The regulations are subject to change without notice. Our company is not liable for any costs, damage, delays, or other detrimental events resulting from non-compliance.