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When carrying out customs control, the customs authorities may carry out the followings if necessary:

  • require to present goods and vehicles for inspection, as well as the necessary documents;
  • inspect goods and vehicles, and in cases provided for by the legislation, personal screening of individuals;
  • exercise currency control;
  • withdraw samples and specimens of goods and other items for customs control purposes;
  • examine, in the established manner, materials on violations of customs legislation and hold individuals and legal entities liable in accordance with the legislation;
  • detain and seize goods and vehicles that are the direct objects of customs offenses;
  • conduct an inquiry and carry out operational investigative activities;
  • apply technical and special means of detection of customs offenses.

Declaration of goods transported by individuals for non-commercial purposes

1. General provisions of the declaration of goods transported by individuals for non-commercial purposes in hand luggage and accompanied baggage:

  • carried out while crossing the customs border simultaneously with the presentation of goods;
  • in the case if person is under the age of 16, goods are declared by the person accompanying him/her;
  • may be declared by the person moving the goods or by any other person acting under a power of attorney.

The person declaring the goods is responsible for the accuracy of the information declared to the customs authority.

2. In order to declare the goods being moved, a dual corridor system can be applied.

Sample Passenger Customs Declaration

Dual channel system under customs control

In road, railway and aviation checkpoints, customs control, declaration and inspection of passengers and baggage is carried out using a double channel system in the prescribed manner:

-Green channel

a place specially designated for arrival or departure, intended for individuals to move goods across the customs border for non-commercial purposes in hand luggage and accompanied baggage.

These goods are declared verbally, with the exception of goods the import or export of which is prohibited or restricted in accordance with the law, as well as goods whose value and / or quantity exceeds the duty-free import norms and the import rate of goods not subject to excise tax, by law.

-«Red» channel

a specially designated place in the places of arrival or departure for the movement of goods subject to Declaration in writing by individuals across the customs border, as well as goods in respect of which the Declaration is carried out at the request of an individual, in hand Luggage and accompanied baggage.

Red Channel

Passing through the "red" channel is considered for customs purposes as a statement to the customs authority that the said person has goods subject to written Declaration.

A foreign citizen passing through the "red" channel, fills in the Declaration. (ssilka on Declaration)

Green channel

Declaration of goods in the "green" corridor is carried out orally.

The entrance to the "green" channel is indicated by a special graphic symbol in the form of an octagon of green color on a white background, as well as by the inscriptions "Yashil yo'lak", "Green corridor" and "Green channel", "Yozma deklaratsiyalanmaydigan tovarlar" "Goods not subject to written Declaration" and "Nothing to declare"made in the state, Russian and English languages.

Passage through the "green" channel is considered for customs purposes as a statement to the customs authority that the said person does not have goods subject to written Declaration.

In case of detection or availability of information on carrying out through the "green" channel of goods, the import or export of which is prohibited or limited, and the cost and (or) the amount exceeds the limits of import, not subject to customs duties, customs Declaration,  customs officer has the right to apply to this person form of customs control to ensure compliance with customs legislation.

Import and export of foreign currency in cash through the customs borders of Uzbekistan

Imported and exported foreign currency in cash in excess of the amount equivalent to 2 000 (two thousand) US dollars is subject to customs control by its Declaration and presentation to the customs officer.

Import of foreign currency in cash:

It is allowed to import foreign currency in cash into the territory of Uzbekistan in unlimited amount, in compliance with the rules of customs control.

Export of foreign currency in cash:

Free export of cash in foreign currency outside Uzbekistan is allowed within the amount equal to or not exceeding the equivalent of 5 000 (five thousand) US dollars, in compliance with customs control rules.

Export in excess of the established amount is carried out by non-residents on the basis of the passenger customs Declaration filled while entering to Uzbekistan, in which the amount of foreign currency in cash is indicated not less than the amount of exported foreign currency in cash.

In case of export of cash foreign currency over the established amount by non-residents — prize-winners or participants of competitions, contests and the Olympic games organized in the Republic, the basis for export is the document that confirms the legality of receipt of foreign currency in cash.

Transfer of the document which is the basis for export of the cash foreign currency exceeding in equivalent of 5 000 (five thousand) US dollars to other persons is not allowed.

Import and export of goods across the borders of Uzbekistan

Import of goods to Uzbekistan by individuals not subject to customs duties (duty, VAT)

The marginal rate of importation of goods not subject to customs duties in the amount of

  • 2,000 (two thousand) US dollars - when crossing the customs border through the international airports of Uzbekistan;
  • 1000 (one thousand) US dollars - when crossing the customs border through railway and river checkpoints of the State Border of Uzbekistan;
  • 300 (three hundred) US dollars - when crossing the customs border through road (pedestrian) checkpoints of the State Border of Uzbekistan;
  • 1000 (one thousand) US dollars within one calendar quarter - for goods delivered to the address of an individual in international courier shipments;
  • 100 (one hundred) US dollars - for goods delivered to the address of an individual in international mail.

Norms of import of certain types of goods not subject to customs duties

Norms of import of certain types of goods not subject to customs duties:

Name of goods

Norms of import of goods, for one individual

1.

Alcohol products, including beer

a total amount of not more than 2 liters
 

2.

All types of tobacco products

a total of not more than 10 packs
 

3.

Perfumes and eau de toilette

total not more than 3 units

4.

Jewelry from precious metals and precious stones

with a total weight not exceeding 65 grams

 

Quantitative norms of import through road (pedestrian), railway and river checkpoints of the State Border of Uzbekistan of certain goods not subject to customs duties

Quantitative norms of import through road (pedestrian), railway and river crossing points of the State border of the Republic of Uzbekistan by individuals of certain goods not subject to customs duties

Name of goods

Amount

Frequency

1.

Fridge

1 unit

6 calendar month

2.

Freezer

1 unit

6 calendar month

3.

Air conditioning

1 unit

6 calendar month

4.

Washing machine

1 unit

6 calendar month

5.

A vacuum cleaner

1 unit

6 calendar month

6.

Gas cooker

1 unit

6 calendar month

7.

Electric cooker

1 unit

6 calendar month

8.

Television

1 unit

6 calendar month

9.

Microwave

1 unit

6 calendar month

10.

Oven

1 unit

6 calendar month

11.

Electric meat grinder

1 unit

6 calendar month

12.

Iron

1 unit

6 calendar month

13.

Hair dryer

1 unit

6 calendar month

14.

Food processor

1 unit

6 calendar month

15.

Telephone, including mobile ones

1 unit

6 calendar month

16.

Computer equipment

1 unit

6 calendar month

17.

Printer and multifunction office device tablet PC

1 unit

6 calendar month

18.

tablet PC

1 unit

6 calendar month

19.

Laptop

1 unit

6 calendar month

20.

Dinnerware

1 set

6 calendar month

21.

Other goods **

2 kg of each item

(except for indivisible goods), but not more than 10 kg of total weight

1 calendar month

These norms are applied only at the first border crossing of Uzbekistan in the established period.

The basis for determining the fact of crossing the border of Uzbekistan is the mark of the border services, stamped in the passport of an individual provided to the customs authority.

When importing any of the above goods in excess of the established norms and/or frequency, customs duties are charged in accordance with the established procedure.

Export of goods from Uzbekistan without customs Declaration

The maximum norm in the amount of 5 000 (five thousand) us dollars has been established for export of goods from the country by an individual without submitting a customs Declaration.

Norms of export by an individual of certain types of goods

 Title

Norms of export of goods, per individual

1.

Rice

total weight not more than 3 kg

2.

Bakery

total weight not more than 5 kg

3.

Meat and edible meat by-products

total weight not more than 2 kg

4.

Sugar

total weight not more than 2 kg

5.

Oil

total weight not more than 2 kg

6.

Fresh fruits and vegetables, grapes, melons, legumes, as well as dried vegetables and fruits

total weight not more than 40 kg

Import and export of goods within the limits of the above norms is carried out without obligatory written Declaration.

Prohibition of import and export of goods

It is forbidden to import into the territory of Uzbekistan

(a) narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and precursors (except as provided by law);

b) printed works, manuscripts, cliché, pictures, photos, films, negatives, cinema-, video - and sound recordings, recordings, recording, aimed at undermining state and public order, violation of territorial integrity, political independence and state sovereignty, promoting war, terrorism, violence, nationalism and religious hatred, racism and its forms (anti-Semitism, fascism), and pornographic content;

c) portable laser emitters;

g) explosives and blasting agents;

e) unmanned aerial vehicles.

It is forbidden to export from Uzbekistan:

narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and precursors (except as provided by law).

 

An Order of an import and export of cultural values from Uzbekistan

Cultural values temporarily imported into Uzbekistan by foreign citizens (including heads of foreign diplomatic and consular missions) should be indicated in the relevant customs documents

The customs document is the basis for the re-export of these cultural values.

Passports for musical instruments and bows with marks of customs authorities are also the basis for their unimpeded export from Uzbekistan.

Order of export of cultural values from the territory of Uzbekistan:

The notion of cultural values:

Cultural values are movable objects of the material world, representing national, historical, artistic, scientific and cognitive, spiritual,moral and other cultural significance.

Categories of objects related to cultural values consist of:

  • objects related to historical events in the life of peoples, development of society and the state, history of science and technology, as well as related to life and work of prominent personalities (state, political, public figures, thinkers, scientists, literature, art);
  • various types of weapons of historical, artistic, scientific and other cultural value;
  • art treasures containing precious metals and precious stones;
  • objects and their fragments obtained as a result of archaeological excavations or archaeological discoveries and finds, soil samples, archaeological, geological and other samples;
  • paintings and drawings produced entirely by hand on any basis and from any materials;
  • original sculptural works of any material, including reliefs;
  • original art compositions and installations from any materials;
  • artistically designed objects of religious purpose;
  • ethnographic objects;
  • engravings, prints, lithographs, woodcuts, other types of graphics and their original printing forms;
  • works of decorative and applied art (art products made of glass, ceramics, wood, metal, bone, fabric and other materials);
  • products of traditional folk arts and crafts;
  • components and fragments of architectural, historical, artistic monuments and monuments of monumental art;
  • ancient books, as well as printed works of historical, scientific, artistic, literary interest, separately or in collections;
  • rare manuscripts and documentary monuments, archival documents;
  • audiovisual works, phonograms and photographs;
  • musical instrument;
  • philately, numismatics, faleristics, bonistics, sphragistics and other collections;
  • coins, orders, medals, seals, postcards (envelopes) and other collectibles;
  • rare collections and samples of flora and fauna, objects of interest for such branches of science as Mineralogy, paleontology, anatomy;
  • household and scientific devices, useful in household and presenting cultural significance (timepieces, barometers, balance, binocular, photo-, cinema apparatus, sewing machines etc);
  • other movable objects, including copies of historical, scientific, artistic or other cultural significance, as well as those taken by the state under protection as monuments of history and culture.

Cultural values that do not require permission for export:

The following cultural properties created in the last 50 years do not require export permits:

  • carpets, carpet products, suzanne (machine-aided manufacture);
  • electric musical instruments;
  • reproductions of paintings, icons, art albums, records;
  • Souvenirs, ceramics, porcelain, crystal, glass, wood, metal mass factory production (except for items of foreign production);
  • fiction, children's, popular literature, consisting of 1 or 2 volumes, music publications
  • scientific and educational literature purchased by foreign scientists and specialists in Uzbekistan on scientific and technical exchange, foreign citizens studying in Uzbekistan, as well as scientists, specialists, students studying in Uzbekistan, sent abroad;
  • modern jewelry made of precious metals and precious stones, having state samples;
  • personal awards allowed to wear at availability of order cards and decoration certificates,
  • products of national art crafts and arts and crafts (table).
  • • audiovisual works and phonograms.

Cultural values that require permission for export and a procedure for obtaining them

For export from Uzbekistan of the cultural values created for the last 50 years and not specified above it is necessary to receive the certificate on the right of export of cultural values from Uzbekistan.

To obtain the appropriate certificate, the owner must submit the followings to the Ministry of culture of Uzbekistan:

  • written application (statement)
  • • list of items declared for export,
  • • object itself.

For export of works of the press two copies of the list are provided.

The duration of considering the application (statement):

  • 10 (ten) days

Validity:

  • within 3 (three) months from the date of issue.

Cultural values which are definitely not subject to export:
  • created 50 (fifty) or more years ago;
  • • listed by the state in security lists and registers
  • permanently stored in museums, information and library institutions, archives, departmental archives and other repositories.

Temporary export of cultural values from Uzbekistan

1.Temporary export of cultural property can be carried out:

  • for exhibitions;
  • for restoration work and scientific research;
  • in connection with theatrical, concert and other artistic activities;
  • for registration of embassies and representative offices of Uzbekistan;
  • in other cases stipulated by the legislation.

2. The basis for the temporary export of cultural property is a certificate issued by the Ministry of culture of Uzbekistan.

To obtain a certificate of temporary export, an application is submitted, to which the following documents are attached

  •  agreement with the host country on the purposes, terms and conditions of temporary export of cultural property;
  •  insurance policy (certificate, receipt) of the contract of property insurance of temporarily exported cultural values;
  • written guarantees from the host country's public authorities for the preservation and timely return of temporarily exported cultural property.

3. Grounds for refusal to issue a certificate of temporary export of cultural property:

  • the above documents are not submitted
  • the condition of the cultural values declared to temporary export does not allow to change conditions of their storage;
  • the owner of the cultural values declared to temporary export is not defined;
  • cultural values are the subject of a property right dispute;
  • in the country to which the temporary export of cultural property is intended, a natural disaster has occurred or other circumstances have arisen that prevent the preservation of temporarily exported cultural property.

Products of folk arts and crafts, created over the past 50 years, the export of which does not require a certificate

 

Basic types

Product name

Ganch carving

chandeliers; sconces; mirrors; round, oval and angular forms of ornaments; stalactites; friezes; cornices; elements of columns; lattices; figurines; panels; ceiling and wall ornaments and bases; architectural and construction elements and other decorative and applied products

Carving

all kinds of mass production products up to 40 cm

Bone carving

souvenir products; small plastic; netsuke; boxes; handles for knives, sabers, daggers; products with application of an inlay and other decorative and applied products made of bone

Stone carving

balusters, railings; Souvenirs; small plastic; netsuke; boxes; writing instruments; candlesticks; heraldry and state symbols; jewelry made of precious and ornamental stones and other decorative and applied products made of stone

Handicrafts made of wood

kitchen utensils (rolling pins, saltcellars, bread bins, butter churns, mortars, cutting boards, cakici); carvings of wood and plywood; cradle (including besiki-baby bed), baby walkers and accessories therefor; decorative and other household frames, decorative strips; picture frames (molding); turning shaped products; backgammon; chess boards and pieces

Metal and tin products

patterned pipes and drains; cast products (door and window handles, latches, chains, bells, candlesticks); kitchen utensils (kitchen knives, skimmers, ladles, colanders, sieve, mantyshnitsy); household utensils (hangers, wash basins, staples, sheds, Ketmen, choppers, rakes, forks); tools for carving wood, plaster, stone; Souvenirs (earrings, rings, bracelets, jewelry)

Swords, daggers and knives

all kinds of national sabers (souvenir), daggers and knives

Chased (engraved) products

bowls, plates, trays, vases, Chilim, candlesticks, chandeliers, sconces, door rings, door and window awnings, handles, chains, domes, locks; handles, sheath for knives, swords and daggers; kitchen appliances

Porcelain, earthenware, ceramics

tandoor; products up to 40 cm

Hand carpet weaving

carpets, felt products

Hand weaving and knitting

Atlas, bekasam, adras, a turban, a cloth made from natural silk, cotton, woolen, and synthetic yarns; wool products manually and mechanically (downy and woolen scarves, gloves, mittens, jurabi, socks, hats)

Glass products

sconces, figurines, gift items, jewelry (amulets, Tasbeeh, beads), made in the technique of the art of blowing; products made with the pattern and ornament on glass, mirror

Gold embroidery product

all types of products made in the technique of gold embroidery

Embroidery

small items with hand embroidery (50 cm x 50 cm)

Tamping and stitching

products made from different kinds of fabrics and made in the technique of printed cloth; batik; national clothes, national and kurpacha quilts, pillows (of Lula bolish); girdle; ribbon (iaci); bags.

National gowns and headdresses

robes (chapans, yaktiki, vests, children's bathrobes, wedding gowns); skullcaps; caps; turbans; hats made of fur, doodle and hand weaving materials

Musical instruments

all kinds of national musical instruments

Miniature, painting, ornamental and enamel painting

miniature, pictorial and ornamental painting on pumpkin, bone, papier-mâché, leather; paper.

Products from volumetric and figured casting forms

products made in the technique of casting from natural and synthetic building materials (stalactites, friezes, frames, cornices, chandeliers; sconces; round, oval and angular shapes of ornaments; columns; elements of architectural decor, as well as products cast in the artisanal method of copper, bronze , cast iron, aluminum

Small sculptural plastic

sculptural forms made of various types of natural and artificial materials (gypsum, chamotte, copper, bronze, aluminum, bone, wood, stone, ceramics, porcelain, faience) except for sculptural plastics with a height of more than 50 cm

Toys

toys and dolls made of wood, metal, plaster, fabric, ceramics and other natural and artificial materials

Weaving

wicker products made from plant materials (reed, willow, straw, vine, branches of various trees)

Leather goods and shoes

omen's ichigi (mahsi) and kovushi; men's chrome ichigi and kovushi; women's, canvas, canvas and nightmare boots; women's sandals; slippers and handmade shoes; saddles and harness, ropes and accessories; leather collars, belts, belts and accessories; manual manufacture of skins and the manufacture of national vests

Souvenir products

souvenir and gift items made from various natural and artificial materials (amulets, tasbehi, beads, earrings, rings, bracelets, jewelry, belts, badges)

 

Import of medicines and medical devices

It is allowed to import drugs and medical devices without state registration and without customs clearance in the following cases:

  • personal use by individuals during their stay in the country;
  • treating a patient residing in Uzbekistan on the basis of a medical indication, confirmed by a medical institution, within the course of treatment;
  • • treatment of participants of international scientific, cultural, sports events held in Uzbekistan, participants of international expeditions;
  • • Inclusion as part of the medical kit of a vehicle arriving on the territory of Uzbekistan

For personal use

Without presentation of a document issued by a medical institution of the country of residence or stay, it is allowed for personal use to import and export:

  • drugs in the amount of up to 10 drugs of various denominations and no more than 5 packages of drugs of each of them;
  • medical devices in the amount of not more than 5 units.

In this case, one package must contain:

for solid (tablets, dragees, granules, powders, capsules) dosage forms - no more than 100 units;

  • for powders used for preparation of a  solution (mixture) - 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 - no more than 500 ml;
  • solutions for injections - no more than 10 ampoules or no more than 10 flacons;
  • for external medicines - no more than 200 ml or 200 g.

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

When imported in larger quantities, individuals submit to the customs authorities a document issued by the medical institution of the country of residence, indicating the name of the medicinal product intended for his personal use, his medicinal form and the recommended amount for the course of treatment.

Import of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances

Import of narcotic drugs is allowed.
  • in quantities not exceeding 7 daily needs;
  • if there are documents issued by the medical institution of the country of residence or stay, confirming the recommended amount for the course of treatment.

Import of psychotropic substances is allowed.
  • in the amount of up to 5 drugs of various denominations and not more than 2 packs of each of them, within the course of treatment
  • for personal use without submission of the document.

When crossing the customs border at checkpoints, individuals are obliged to declare the presence of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances.

* For narcotic drugs - submit to the customs authority a document issued by the medical institution of the country of residence, indicating the name of the medicinal product, its dosage form and the recommended amount for the course of treatment

In case of exceeding the names and quantities of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances specified in the document issued by the medical institution and declared to the customs authority, the surplus is subject to seizure and destruction in the prescribed manner.

Temporary import of a vehicle by foreign individuals for non-commercial purposes

1. When a foreign vehicle is imported into Uzbekistan a special form in two copies “Obligation to re-export a vehicle” is issued by an employee of the customs entry point.

2. For registration of the form, the owner (driver) of a foreign vehicle must submit:

  • passport;
  • certificate of registration of a vehicle
  • other oral information.

3. The first copy of the form remains in the records management of the entry customs post, the second copy is issued to the owner of a foreign vehicle (driver).

4. When using a foreign vehicle on the territory of Uzbekistan, its owner (driver) must always have with him the “Obligation to re-export a vehicle”.

5. The total period of stay in the customs territory of this vehicle may not exceed a total of ninety (90) calendar days in a calendar year.

6. The importation of a vehicle for a period exceeding this period is permitted subject to payment of a fee of USD 0.01 per day for each cubic centimeter of engine volume for each overdue day.

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