Custom Regulations

Currency import

The import of food and goods to Ukraine

Currency export

The export of food and goods from Ukraine

What is the customs hall you choose?

The list of subjects assigned to the personal belongings of citizens

 

Currency import

The total value exceeds the equivalent of 10000 EURO (and is supported by documents showing that the money was withdrawn from an account in an accredited bank or similar financial institution).

Notes: In cases where cash exceeds the equivalent of more than 10000 EURO, and was previously imported, the customs import declaration and the supporting documents from a bank or other financial institution, referred to above, must be produced to customs as the basis for exportation.

 

The import of food and goods to Ukraine

1. If you are 18 years of age or over you can import free of customs duties and taxes:

• 1 litre of strong alcoholic beverages

• 2 litres of wine

• 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 250 gr. tobacco

2. PERSONAL BELONGINGS are not subject to customs duties or taxes, though a customs officer has a right to ask you to make a written declaration in relation to them.

3. A person can bring in FOOD products free of customs duties and taxes if their total value does not exceed 200 EURO. However, food products should not weigh more than 2 kilos in total, and there should not be more than one package of the same product.

4. GOODS with the total value of less than 500 EURO (by vehicals) or 1000 by airplane may be brought in free of customs duties and taxes. If the value of your goods is less than 1000 EURO they will need to be declared on a customs personal declaration form. If the value of the goods is greater than 1000 EURO the goods will be subject to clearance in accordance with the import declaration requirements for imported cargo.

5. CULTURAL GOODS may be brought in if they are not subject to any international alert and you have documents, which prove your rights of ownership. To take such goods out of Ukraine you will need to obtain relevant authorisation documents.

6. MEDICATIONS in the amount needed for a course of treatment supported by medical certificates and prescription.

7. FIRE ARMS are only allowed to be transported with permission from the Ministry of Interior of Ukraine.

8. The transportation of DRUGS subject to prohibition is not permitted.
Regulations relating to the exportation of currency by individuals
(residents/non-residents)
Regulations for currency imported by individuals
(residents/non-residents)

Limitations

I. Subject to oral declaration

1. Cash per one person, regardless of age
The total value should not exceed the equivalent of 10000 EURO.

Notes: Individuals leaving Ukraine should orally declare the cash that they are taking with them with the exception of cases where the cash is subject to mandatory declaration.

ІІ. Subject to written declaration (in cases where the cash exceeds that allowed under the oral declaration procedure)

Currency export

Equivalent of up to 10 000 Euro.

 

The export of food and goods from Ukraine

Electronic devices, including computers, recorders, radios, cameras, video cameras, etc. – 1 item of each subject, musical instruments – 2 items, mobile phones – 2 items, personal jewelry, including those made of precious metals and stones, having signs of being in use.

GOODS

Goods, the integrated invoice cost of which does not exceed the equivalent of 10 000 Euro (exept of goods imposed with import duty, and/or for which public authorities issue documents required the customs clearance).

ALCOHOL AND TOBACCO PRODUCTS

Individuals under 18 years old are not allowed to export alcohol and tobacco products beyond the customs territory of Ukraine. Citizens who have reached the age of 18 years can export alcohol and tobacco products at the rate of one person 1 time in 24 – hour period:

1. 200 cigarettes, 50 cigars or 250 grams of tobacco, or all these products together with the total weight not exceeding 250 grams;

2. 5 liters of beer, 2 liters of wine, 1 liter of strong alcohol (with alcohol content over 22%).

 

What is the customs hall you choose?

"Green Corridor" - defined in the airport lane, where a customs control and customs clearance are carried out under the simplified procedure for citizens to move through the customs border of Ukraine objects that are not subject to mandatory written declaration, or to customs and other charges and taxes on the movement of which through the customs border of Ukraine is not set restrictions or limitations.
"Red Corridor" - defined in the airport lane on which the customs control and customs clearance are carried out in accordance with applicable legislation for the citizens of that move through the customs border of Ukraine goods subject to mandatory declaration (including those subject to customs and other payments and charges on the movement of which across the customs border of Ukraine prohibitions or limitations set).
 
You choose a "green" or "red corridor" to take advantage. "Green Corridor", you can choose if you do not have a currency with more than 10,000 euros worth of goods to 200 euros, goods forbidden to move or transfer is limited. The customs officer has the right to check whether you have chosen a "corridor" with the use of engineering controls or unpacking luggage. At the request of a citizen of the customs officer is obliged to submit the contents of the luggage. Choosing the regime of customs control - a "green corridor", this action you say you have a lack of supplies and goods moving across the border is limited or even prohibited.

Read more - here: http://www.dmsu.customs.gov.ua/text/27.html

 

The list of subjects assigned to the personal belongings of citizens

1. Personal jewellery, including those made of precious metals and stones with signs of having been in use.

2. Goods like clothes, body-cloth, and footwear of an exclusively personal character, intended only for personal use and with signs of having been in use, or new ones that are imported, as a rule, in one set.

3. Goods for personal hygiene and individual make-up items in the amount needed for one person to meet his/her needs during the trip.

4. Individual writing materials.

5. Photo-, movie- and video cameras, and accessories for them.

6. Binoculars.

7. Handheld musical instruments.

8. Portable sound reproducers (tape-recorder, dictaphone, etc.) with tapes, discs, etc.

9. Portable radio sets.

10. Portable TV sets.

11. Portable personal computers and accessories for them.

12. Calculators, pocket PCs.

13. Individual portable medical devices to support the vital functions of a person and to
monitor his/her medical condition, with signs of having been in use.

14. Cellular, mobile phones, pagers.

15. Baby carriages.

16. Wheelchairs.

17. Sport equipment - bicycles, fishing-rods, equipment for underwater sport, skis, tennis rackets, surf and windsurf boards, golf equipment, and other similar equipment for use by one person.

18. Medical substances, which are transported through Ukrainian Customs in the amount
and order stipulated by the Ministry of Health.

19. Household articles used by citizens who have been abroad on extended business
trips.

20. Other basic essentials that constitute the personal belongings of a citizen and are
intended exclusively for personal use and support; that are neither articles of trade nor
meant for alienation or assignation to other persons; and that are in line with the stated pur- pose of travelling abroad.