CUSTOMS RULES IN UZBEKISTAN
When entering the Republic of Uzbekistan, passengers fill out a customs declaration Form T-6, which is available in each country's airports or given to you on board.
VISITORS COMING TO UZBEKISTAN AND RESIDENTS OF THE REPUBLIC OF UZBEKISTAN MAY BRING INTO THE COUNTRY THE FOLLOWING:
- foreign currency unlimited amount, must be declared on the T-6 form. At the request of a resident or a non-resident foreign currency can be accepted for safe keeping with issuance of a TC-21 receipt, with no fee charged;
- consumer goods for personal use with a total value of no more than the amount equivalent to USD 10, without customs duties, if these goods are brought from the territory of a neighboring country;
- goods for personal use with a total value of more than the amount equivalent to USD 1,000 (one thousand), without of customs duties (VAT, customs duty and customs clearing) if these goods are brought from the territories of non-neighboring countries;
- goods for personal use subject to the payment of excise tax, within the amounts permitted into the country without the payment of such tax, if brought from the territories of non-neighboring countries (the upper limits on the goods exempted from the payment of the excise tax, brought in by physical persons, are specified by the laws of the Republic of Uzbekistan).
IT IS FORBIDDEN TO BRING INTO THE REPUBLIC OF UZBEKISTAN
- publications, manuscripts, clichés, drawings, photographs, photographic film, negatives, films, video and audio tapes as well as recordings and other audio materials aiming to undermine the country's state and public system, territorial integrity, political independence and state sovereignty, and advocating war, terrorism, violence, national exclusiveness and religious hatred, racism and its forms (anti-Semitism, fascism) as well as pornographic materials.
- narcotic drugs, psycho-tropic substances and their precursors without a permit of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Uzbekistan;
- jewellery made of precious metals and stones for commercial purposes without a license issued by the Ministry for Foreign Economic Relations, investment and trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan (the amount of jewellery from precious metals and stones a physical person may bring into the country exempted from the payment of customs duties is 5 pieces with a total weight of no more than 30 grams);
- medicines and medical equipment without a permit of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Uzbekistan;
- radio-electronic devices from high-frequency appliances without a permit of the Communication and Information Agency of the Republic of Uzbekistan;
- vegetative and animal products without permit of the Sanitary-Epidemiological Service;
In a case of a person brings in goods for commercial activity he/she must be registered as a self-employed businessman having a right of export and import operations.
IT IS FORBIDDEN TO TAKE OUT OF THE TERRITORY THE REPUBLIC OF UZBEKISTAN
- grain namely wheat, rye, barley, rice, oats, maize, buckwheat, bread (except for confectionery, pastries and biscuits which are home made), flour, cereals, livestock, poultry, meat and meat sub-products, sugar and vegetable oils (the maximum limits on such goods that may be taken by physical persons out of the country are specified by the laws of the Republic of Uzbekistan);
- ethyl alcohol, raw hides (including sub-standard ones) and furs including karakul-sheep pelts (including sub-standard ones); non-ferrous metal scrap and wastes; silk-worm cocoons fit, raw (non-sewing) silk, silk wastes (including silk-worm cocoons unfit for unreeling, cocoon thread wastes and loosened wastes); rare and vanishing species entered the Red Book of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
TAKING FOREIGN CURRENCY OUT OF THE REPUBLIC OF UZBEKISTAN
Residents are permitted to:
a) take out an amount equal up to USD 2,000 (two thousand) without a bank permit;
b) take out an amount equal from USD 2,000 with a permit issued by the Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan or any authorized bank;
c) take out an amount equal to over USD 5,000 (five thousand), with a permit issued by the Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan;
Non-residents are permitted to:
d) take out foreign currency within the amounts stated in the customs declaration at the time of entry. Non-residents may take out foreign currency in amounts exceeding the amount stated in the customs declaration at the moment of entry into the Republic of Uzbekistan (Form T-6 or Certificate TS) with the bank permission.
e) export of travel cheques is permitted within the amounts stated in the customs declaration (form T-6).
Handing over the banking permission for the export of foreign currency to the agents is not allowed.
Counterfeit foreign currency is not a subject of carriage. Counterfeit foreign currency will be detained with the registration of the juridical procedure in accordance the legislation of the republic.