Country Guide: Uzbekistan

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Updated: August 16, 2016

Household Goods and Personal Effects

Documents Required

  • Copy of passport
  • Copy of visa
  • Original bill of lading (OBL) / air waybill (AWB)
  • Packing list
  • Copy of diplomatic card (Diplomats)
  • Letter to customs committee (Diplomats)
  • Copy of accreditation card (foreigners)
  • Ticket from the origin country (returning citizens)
  • Customs declaration (returning citizens)

 

Specific Information

  • All non-diplomatic shipments are subject to Customs duties and taxes, which vary from 60% to 110% of the costs, insurance and freight value (CIF); this totals approximately USD 5/kg.
  • Copy of AWB and packing list with Uzbek Customs stamps must be shown as proof that shipment is being re-imported (returning citizens).
  • Insurance or other documents showing the true value of the goods should not be sent with the shipment in order to avoid the payment of heavy import duties.

Motor Vehicles

Documents Required

  • Copy of passport
  • Copy of visa
  • OBL / AWB
  • Original pro-forma invoice
  • Original technical passport
  • Copy of diplomatic card (Diplomats)
  • Letter to customs committee (Diplomats)
  • Copy of accreditation card (foreigners)
  • Ticket from the origin country (returning citizens)

 

Specific Information

  • Copy of AWB with Uzbek Customs stamps must be shown as proof that shipment is being re-imported (returning citizens); otherwise, ship

Pets

Documents Required

  • Certificate of vaccination
  • Veterinary health certificate

 

Specific Information

  • Permission is required from the State Veterinary Service for the import of live animals.

Restricted/Dutiable Items

  • Wine and spirits for personal consumption (1 L per person)
  • Precious jewelry (maximum 30 grams per person), stones and currency can be imported only as accompanied baggage and must be declared with Customs at the airport.

Prohibited Items

  • Weapons of all kinds
  • Pornography
  • Narcotics
  • Toxic and radioactive materials

Consignment Instructions

Recommended:  Contact the destination agent to ensure all requirements have been met prior to import, especially for differences regarding air / sea shipments.

 

Helpful Website(s):

http://www.uzbekistan.org

http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/2924.htm

https://www.uzairways.com/en/flights/information-passengers-transporting-goods-are-subject-state-veterinary-control-state

 

IAM Note: Customs regulations can change at any time with or without notice. This document is provided as a guide and for information only. While IAM has exercised reasonable care in publishing this document, IAM makes no representation, either expressed or implied, as to its accuracy or applicability.