Like other countries, Turkey places a number of restrictions on the export of certain items. Among them:

  • Carpets over 100 years old
  • Antiques: This includes items over 50 years old.
  • Ancient coins
  • Some medicines
  • Corals and shells without a receipt for their purchase
  • Exotic animals and plants
  • Jewelry worth more than $15,000
  • Alcohol over 5 liters
  • Food products weighing more than 5 kg
  • Souvenir products worth more than $1000

Useful links for Istanbul travel