Duty Free

POPULAR GOODS
TYPE OF CHARGEABLE NOT CHARGEABLE (PROHIBITION)
TO PERMIT
Glass items
(plates, bowls, glasses and so forth)
Brown
Clothing
(Stickers, T Shirts and so forth)
Perfume
Wristwatch
Sea Cucumber Oil
Camera
Cigarettes *
Liquor
Batik fabric
* Eligible exemption
UNDER 19, CUSTOMS DUTIES (EXEMPTION) 1998

TAX EXEMPTION

  1. Stay in Langkawi is not less than 48 hours and Provided evidence like the following examples:
  • Ferry ticket / plane to Langkawi
  • Passenger Manifest
  • Courses offer letter / certificate of attendance
  • Receipts (hotel or accommodation)
  • Other documents that can satisfy the Customs Officer on duty

ITEM 19, CUSTOMS DUTIES (EXEMPTION) 1998

GOODS ARE TAX EXEMPT

Goods that are exempted:

  1. Drink no more than 1 liter.
  2. Tobacco not exceeding 225gm. (Equivalent to 200 cigarettes).
  3. Not more than 3 pairs of clothes.
  4. 1 pair of shoes.
  5. Not more than RM75 food.
  6. 1 Unit of electricity or battery powered items (cell) for Personal care and hygiene not exceeding 1 unit each.
  7. Other goods including gifts not exceeding RM500 for other goods: the i & ii above and tire tubes

ITEM 19, CUSTOMS DUTIES (EXEMPTION) 1998

LAST UPDATED ON 21 June 2013
TIPS for Duty Free Item :
1. Person who travel by small backpack will not checked by customs.
2. Only 2 cartoons of Cigar allowed to take out from Langkawi. if you buy more  than 2. divide to 2 cartoon per person. and before reach customs, each person must have big gap between each other. Make it like you dont know each other.
3. Kitchen item including plates/bowls/etc. only 1 BOX  allowed.  for example: buy diner set in  box. only 1 box you can get through custom. if you do buy more, make like tips no2.
4. You can buy as many as you can traditional medicine  such like sea cucumber oil or tongkat ali. no limit for this item.
6. dont buy fragile item if you fly with AirAsia. hundreds of  visitor complaint about this. they never care Fragile sticker on the box/item. if you do, 90% your glasses item will damages or scratches.
The duty free limit for you to take out of Langkawi is:
1 Litre of Alcohol.
225g of Tobacco / 200 sticks of cigarettes.
1 pair of new footwear.
3 pieces of new apparels.
1 Portable electrical or battery operated appliances for personal use or hygiene.
RM500 worth of Gifts and Souvenirs.
RM75 dutiable food preparations.
If you bring in excess of the quantities limits above, you shall be liable to duty on the excess only.

you can clarify you taxes item here 

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