Customs & Immigration
Please note all passengers are required to pass through Customs and Immigration. Customs and Immigration are there to ensure that only the appropriate and agreed items can be brought into the UK. Your co-operation is greatly appreciated. All checks are done to maintain the maximum safety of all.
To contact Immigration please call 0161 489 3576.
To contact Customs please call 0161 261 5904
Travelling with €10 000 or more (or equivalent in other currencies or assets)?
No problem, but declare it to customs before entering or leaving the EU. More information
Tips to make your journey easier;
- You will be faced with 2 options EU or NON EU
- No mobile phones are allowed in this area
- Please have you passport open at the photo page ready for scanning. Please note that due to tighter restrictions all passports need to be scanned at the desks, which may take a few minutes.
If you are travelling into Terminal 1 or 2 and you are British, from the EEA, Switzerland or Liechtenstein and have a new biometric passport, instead of queuing to go through passport control you can make your journey easier by use one of the ePassport gates - simply follow the instructions at the gate. Please note, you must be over 18 to use these gates and if you are travelling with children you will need to use the regular manned immigration desks.
Our integrated public transport hub, The Station, is a state-of-the art interchange for rail, tram and bus services across the North West and beyond.
If you’ve parked at the airport, check how you need to pay. Do you need to visit a pay station before you leave the car park, or have you pre paid?
Courtesy buses to our car parks are signposted outside the terminal buildings.
Read our comprehensive guide to getting from the airport and download a range of useful maps.
Onward Travel Kiosks
When you next arrive back into Manchester Airport next look out for our new onward travel touch screen kiosks. They have been designed to give directions for all your onward travel options and hotel options at the airport.