Overview The following goods may be imported into Kuwait without incurring customs duty:
• 500 cigarettes or 2lb of tobacco.
Prohibited Imports Alcohol, drugs, certain animal products (such as port, bacon and pig skin), unsealed milk products, unsealed salty fish, unsealed olives and pickles, food prepared abroad, fresh vegetables, shellfish and its products, fresh figs and mineral water. Videos, DVDs and books are subject to censorship depending on the content. Penalties for attempting to smuggle restricted items are severe.