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 Customs regulations of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Custom formalities

1. Since January 1, 2018, a double corridor system has been introduced in the international airports of the Republic of Uzbekistan: "green" and "red", for individuals to pass customs control. Any person can pass the "green" corridor, without completing the customs declaration, if:

- imported foreign currency does not exceed the equivalent of 2,000 (two thousand) US dollars;

- the cost and (or) the number of imported goods do not exceed the norms not subject to customs payments established by law;

- there are no phohibited and restricted for import/export goods  according to the current custom laws .

The choice of a "green" corridor means an application to the customs authority that an individual does not have goods or a foreign currency in cash that is subject to a written declaration.

In case of detection of goods or cash in foreign currency subject to written declaration, such person will be held liable in accordance with the established procedure .

When choosing a "red" corridor, an individual must fill out a customs declaration, indicate in it the availability of goods, cash foreign currency and other items subject to written declaration, and present it to a customs officer.

The message in the declaration of unreliable information entails responsibility in accordance with the current legislation.

If there is any doubt about the correctness of the choice, it is better to follow the "red" corridor or contact the customs officer.

More detailed information on customs legislation is located in front of the entrance of the "green" and "red" corridors.

Import and export of cash foreign currency

Import of cash foreign currency to the Republic of Uzbekistan is carried out without restrictions.The amount of cash foreign currency, equal to or not exceeding the equivalent of 2000 (two thousand) US dollars, is not subject to written declaration

Uzbekistan customs declaration in english

Export in excess of the established sum is carried out:The entire amount of foreign currency in cash exceeding the equivalent of 2,000 (two thousand) US dollars is subject to mandatory written declaration when importing and exporting.

Residents – on the basis of the permission of the Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan;

Non-residents – on the basis of a passenger customs declaration filled in at the entrance to the Republic of Uzbekistan, in which the amount of foreign currency in cash is indicated not less than the amount of cash exported in foreign currency.


Export of foreign currency for residents is allowed up to $2000. If you want to export from $2000 to $5000, you have to take permission of the Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan. Residents who export more than $5000 USA must also have the permission of the Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan.



Residents of the neighboring countries (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan) are allowed free imports of consumer goods if the goods are for personal use and their total cost does not exceed the equivalent of USD 50 . Residents of all other countries are allowed free imports of consumer goods if the goods are for personal use, and their total cost does not exceed the equivalent of USD 1000.


List of prohibited goods to be imported ti the terrutory  of Uzbekistan.

a) narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and precursors (also prohibited for export);

b) works of printing, manuscripts, clichés, drawings, photographs, films, negatives, movies, video, and audio products, recordings, audio materials aimed at undermining the state and social system, violation of territorial integrity, political independence and state sovereignty, propagandizing war , terrorism, violence, national exclusiveness and religious hatred, racism and its variety (anti-Semitism, fascism), pornographic materials;

c) portable laser emitters;

d) explosive and pyrotechnic means;

e) unmanned aerial vehicles.


Norms for import/delivery of medical products for personal use 

Allowed amount:

- up to 10 medications of different names and not more than 5 packs of medicinal products of each of them;

- medical products in an amount not exceeding 5 units.

In this case, one package should contain:

- for solid (tablets, pellets, granules, powders, capsules) dosage forms - not more than 100 units;

- for powders used for the preparation of a solution - not more than 500 g;

- for homeopathic medicines in the form of granules - not more than 50 g;

- for infusion solutions and solutions taken orally - not more than 500 ml;

- solutions for injection - no more than 10 ampoules or not more than 10 vials;

- for external drugs - no more than 200 ml or 200 g.

Medicinal products and medical products must be in the manufacturer's packaging.

 

List of items forbidden to export from Uzbekistan:

- Grains: wheat, rye, barley, oats, rice, corn, buckwheat;

- Bakery

- Flour, cereals;

- Livestock, poultry;

- Meat and edible meat offal, edible offal of poultry;

- Sugar;

- Antiques (paintings, sculptures, etc.), representing the great artistic, historical, scientific or other cultural value (at the conclusion of the Ministry of Culture and Sports);

- Vegetable oil;

- Raw hides (including non-standard), furs, also astrakhan (including non-standard);

- Breakage and waste products of nonferrous metals;

- Silkworm cocoons suitable for reeling, raw silk (not thrown), silk waste (including cocoons unsuitable for reeling), wastes of cocoon thread and loosened wastes);

- Cultural value created 50 or more years ago;

- Animal, plants, decorative plants included in the Red Book of the Republic of Uzbekistan;

- Works of art and antiques (paintings, sculpture, drawings, porcelain, crystal, leather, ceramics, wood, precious and non-precious stones and metals, art clothing, books, musical instruments, stamps) and other objects of art, scientific or cultural value;

- Launching facilities, communication and control systems;

 

Items that exceed the following standards shall be paid by tax:

              Description of goods

               Norms of import goods

Coffee(any)

                             2 kg

Caviar

                             0.5 kg

Caviar substitutes

                              1 kg

Confectioneries

                              5 kg

Chocolate in bars and bricks over 2 kg

                              5 kg

Products made of grain, cereals, starch and flour, pastry

                             10 kg

Preparations of vegetables, fruits, nuts and other plants

                              5 kg

Mixed foods

                              2 kg

Beer

                              2 L

Other types of alcoholic beverages(except beer)

                              2 L

Soft drinks, juices(except citrus)

                              2 L

All tobacco products

                            10 packs

Petrol

                              40 L

Perfume

              by 2 units of each item

Autocosmetics

              by 2 units of each item

Cleaning materials

                             5 kg

Products made of leather and artificial leather 

                by 1 unit of each item 

Clothing and clothing accessories of leather

                by 1 unit of each item 

Outerwear and hats of fur

                by 1 unit of each item 

Carpets and rugs

                          15 sq. metre

Products of cotton and hand-knitted

                    by 1 unit of each item

Bedclothes

                            5 sets

Ceramics

           1 set but no more than 24 units

Crystal goods

            1 set but no more than 12 units

Jewelry  made of precious metals and precious stones

                   5 items of total weight 

bijouterie

                         no more 0.5 kg

Kitchen utensils, knives, spoons, forks, and others  base-metal

              1 set but no more 24 units

Video and audio equipment

                   by 1 unit of each item

Clocks and watches

                               2 units

Lamps and lighting equipments

                               2 units

Checkpoints in the Republic of Uzbekistan.

To get on the territory of Uzbekistan, you can use the air-transport route, train, bus or cross the border through the checkpoint. There are some checkpoints in Uzbekistan: (Alat-road transport, Dustlik- road transport, Yallama-road transport, Shavat-road transport, Karakalpakiya-road transport, Oibek-road-transport, Chernyaevka-pedestrian and others).

-International checkpoint of Uzbekistan with the Republic of Kyrgyzstan-"Dustlik-road transport" works from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm in summer and from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm in winter.

-Checkpoint “Drujba-road transport” on the boarder with the Republic of Turkmenistan runs from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.

-Checkpoint “Yallama-road transport” on the boarder with the Republic of Kazakhstan works all day and night. Here you are expected a taxi driver who will take you to the nearest metro station. It takes one hour to get to Tashkent.

-Checkpoint “Chernyaevka” (Gisht-Kuprik) – pedestrian on the boarder with the Republic of Kazakhstan works all day and night.

-Checkpoint " Oibek-road-transport" on the boarder with the the Republic of Tajikistan runs from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm.