NC State Extension

Returning Home

U. S. Customs / Immigration

  • May re-enter the U. S. with up to $800 in purchased items
  • 10% duty on the next $1,000
  • No Fresh fruits and vegetables; canned are OK
  • Chocolate, cheese, gum, etc. are OK
  • Absolutely no meat ; fresh canned or otherwise
  • Up to two bottles of alcohol if you are 21 years or older

Written By

Photo of Dr. Lucy BradleyDr. Lucy BradleyExtension Urban Horticulture Specialist (919) 513-2001 lucy_bradley@ncsu.eduHorticultural Science - NC State University
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