USDA: Get informed about the items you can bring
All the baggage of passengers traveling from Puerto Rico to the United States must go through the inspection process. This inspection will be performed by officials of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), located at the entrance of all the terminals thru the airport.
Some permitted articles
|Avocado||Crafts made from palm leaf|
|Cacao||Sugar cane with knots and shell|
|Sugar Cane (no shell, no knots)||Fresh fruits|
|Fresh/Dry flowers||Plants with soil|
|Citrus (Oranges, Lemons, Grapefruit)||Live insects|
|Beans (shelled / pod)||Fresh Citrus Leaves|
|Banana (Fruit / Damp Leaf)||Pulpy seeds and / or nuts|
|Plantains (fruit / leaf cushioned)||Cotton Seeds|
|Plants without soil|
These lists are subject to change. For a complete list of items, please click here.