When you arrive in French Polynesia, it is essential that you respect the customs formalities concerning the transport of merchandise. You should declare all goods and merchandise and pay any eventual duties and taxes at the customs office.

Certains goods might be exempt from duties and taxes, notably gifts and purchases.

It is important to underline the need for all goods and merchandise to be declared and all duties and taxes paid directly to the customs office. The import and export of certain goods is subject to specific regulations. You can consult the list of these goods on the following website: tahiti-aeroport.pf

The French customs authorities have a specific website for French Polynesia:

Goods, supplies and customs formalities

When you arrive in French Polynesia, you must declare the goods being transported and pay the corresponding duties and taxes at the customs office. However, you can benefit from duty-free allowances on goods.

To find out more, click HERE (french only)

Luggage locker

There is a luggage locker service in the main hall of Tahiti-Faa’a airport, opposite the departure gate. The service is open from 06h00 to 12h00 and 13h30 to 22h00 every day.

There is a fixed tarif for 24 hours, depending on size of the luggage. For example, keys, handbags, portable computers and backpacks – 450FCFP. Suitcases from 700FCFP to 950FCFC. These tarifs are indications only and are subject to change.

You can obtain confirmation of the tarifs from the airport’s website: tahiti-aeroport.pf

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