Duty-free allowances: foodstuffs, alcohol and tobacco
Goods that you import for your private use or as gifts are duty-free except for so-called sensitive goods, excess quantities of which are subject to customs duty for agricultural or health policy reasons (see table below). Duty-free allowances are applied per person per day.
Please note: If the total value of the goods carried (including the value of all foodstuffs) exceeds CHF 300, you will have to pay VAT in any case. Further information
Please also note that additional restrictions exist for certain animal products as well as for certain plant products.
1) The importation of animal products coming from countries other than EU states and Norway is prohibited.
2) Or a proportional selection of these products.
Other provisions apply to foodstuffs that are ordered abroad (e.g. online) and are delivered by post or courier. Further information