Parcel delivery to Uzbekistan
The Republic of Uzbekistan is a Central Asian country bordered by Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, and Turmenistan. The offical language is Uzbek and Russian is also commonly used. The government of Uzbekistan maintains a tight control on the economy, which has been a deterent for foreign investment. Their policy towards human rights has been criticized by the international community. There is a sharp gap between the upper and lower classes. Uzbekistan is rich in natural resources such as gold and uranium, and is a leading producer of cotton and corn.
Customs for parcel shipping to Uzbekistan
Formal clearance is mandatory for commercial shipmments valued at over $62 USD and private shipments of over $1000 USD. There can be no more than 2 bottles of alcohol, 10 packs of cigarettes, or 5 bottles of perfume. There may be special restrictions on commodities such as pharmaceuticals, miltary equipment, and telecommunications equipment. The maximum value limit for imports into Tashkent is $50,000 USD per parcel. Keep in mind that the declared value includes total cost of commodities, and shipping charges, and insurance.
Security concerns when shipping parcels to Uzbekistan
It is prohibited to import the following commodities into Uzbekistan: artifacts of cultural significance, pornography or obscene material, henna, palm trees or their products, psychotherapeutic medications, illicit narcotics, hash pipes, weapons and explosives, bearer documents, blank checks, blank credit cards, furs, and hateful propaganda. Hazardous materials and dangerous goods are prohibited, and these may include: acids, batteries, biological products, chemicals, corrosives, cosmetics, flammables, gases, ice, infectious substances, liquids, magnets, oxidizers, paints, perfume, poisons, radioactive material, or toiletries.
Parcel documents delivering to Uzbekistan
All shipments that require formal clearance must provide the following documentation: an import license, an application letter to Customs, an invoice written in Russian or Uzbek, a copy of any commercial contracts, a passport for the bank transaction, proof of payment, and a certificate of conformance issued by GOSSTANDART of the Republic of Uzbekistan. There should be one original invoice and two copies. Information on the invoice should include the cosignee's telephone number, moble number, and email address. Shipments of precious stones, precious metals, and jewelry require an import license.