Prepare all the things that you need in your travel but be aware that you can only take those things that China Customs may allow you.
For Your Entry To China, you need to declare:
Anything or any articles that exceeded the reasonable
quantities for personal use. You've got to ask yourself and decide. You
won't need 20 pcs of watches in your 5-day trip to China, right?
Trip necessities that exceeds Customs limitations: such as
Camera, Portable Tape Recorder, Mini-Movie-Camera, Portable Video
Recorder, Portable-Word-Processor. You're only allowed to bring ONE (1)
piece of each item.
More than RMB20,000 (Yuan Renmimbi) in cash, or gold, silver
and ornaments thereof weighing over 50 grams.
Goods of commercial value or any other article other than your
Animals or Plants and products
thereof under the control of China Quarantine Law, and other articles
subject to Customs formalities.
Articles that are strictly prohibited by China import customs:
Arms, Imitation Arms, Ammunition and Explosives of all
Counterfeit currencies and counterfeit negotiable
Printed materials, Films, Photographs, Gramophone Records,
Cinematographic Films, Loaded Recording Tapes, Video Tapes, Compact Disc
(Video and Audio), any storage media for computers and other articles
that are detrimental to the political, economic, cultural and moral
interest of China.
Deadly poison of all kinds.
Opium, Morphia, Heroin, Marijuana, and other addictive drugs
and psycho tropic substances.
Animals, Plants and products thereof infected with or carrying
disease, insect pests and other harmful organism.
Foodstuff, Medicines and other articles coming from epidemic
stricken area and harmful to man and livestock or those capable of
Things to declare when you're departing from China.
Failing re-exportation of specified articles, or completion
of Customs clearances procedures for temporarily imported duty free
Foreign currencies, gold, silver and ornaments thereof over
the declared quantities of having no export license or certificates
More than RMB20,000 yuan in cash.
Goods of commercial value and samples.
Articles exceeding the limited value and quantity, or other
limitations as set by the Customs.
Animals or plants or products thereof under the control of
China Quarantine Law, and other articles subject to Customs
China Customs law regarding things or articles that are prohibited for Exportation:
All Articles enumerated as articles prohibited for
Manuscripts, printed matter, films, photographs, gramophone
records, cinematographic films, loaded recording tapes, video tapes,
compact discs (video and audio), storage media for computers and other
articles which involve state secrets.
Valuable cultural relics and other relics prohibited from
Endangered, rare animals and plants, respective specimens,
seeds and other reproducing materials.
Customs in China shall exercise the following powers:
To check inward and outward means of transport, examine
inward and outward goods and articles. Detain those violates the Law or
other relevant Laws and administrative regulation.
To examine the identification document of the person
entering or leaving the territory. Interrogate the suspects violating
the Law or other relevant Laws and administrative regulations, and
investigate the illegal activities thereof.
The concerned entity or individual shall give true answers
to inquires made by the Customs when performing their duty in accordance
with the Law and be cooperative. No entity or individual shall obstruct
the Customs from performing their duty.
The owner of the articles shall make an appearance during
the Customs examination, take charge of the convey of the articles, get
them packed and unpacked.
Any individual who carries mails articles for personal use
or out of territory in a quantity exceeding the reasonable limit fails
to declare to Customs according to Law shall be ordered to pay the
duties and a fine may be imposed thereof.
China Customs law of enforcement supervision by passengers:
Where the obligatory duty payer is involved in a dispute
over duty payment with the Customs, he shall pay the duties, and may
apply for administrative reconsiderations in accordance with relevant
provisions. If the decision is still considered unacceptable, he may
file a suit in peoples court according to Law.
Any entity and individual shall have the right to accuse
and impeach the acts of Customs and its personnel that violates the Laws