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Import regulations:
Free import by persons 16 years of age and older:
- 1,000. cigarettes or 1,000. grammes of tobacco products;
- 1 1/2 litres of alcoholic beverages and 2 litres of wine;
- reasonable quantity of perfume for personal use;
- Residents: goods up to USD 10,000- for personal use only;
- Non-residents: goods up to USD 10,000- exempt are vehicles.

Prohibited:
- photographs and printed matter directed against Uzbekistan;
- live animals (subject to special permit);
- military arms and ammunition;
- narcotics (opium, hashish, etc.);
- fruit and vegetables.

Additional Information on regulations:
No special permit is required for importing a video camera for personal use, provided declared on arrival and re-exported.
Customs declaration must be completed when entering Uzbekistan or any other C.I.S country, kept carefully with other travel documents and given to customs officers when departing the country concerned on an international flight.

Export regulations:
Prohibited:
- firearms and ammunition;
- precious metals (gold, silver, etc.) and articles made thereof, except if such articles are personal effects of the passenger (e.g. personal jewelry) and declared upon arrival;
- articles containing precious stones and/or real pearls;
- antiquities and art objects (subject to duty and special permit from the Ministry of Culture);
- furs.

Pets:
Cats, dogs and birds (except pigeons) must be accompanied by veterinarian health certificate bearing seal of local Board of Health issued not more than ten days prior to arrival. Pets are generally not permitted in hotels. Pigeons are prohibited.

Baggage Clearance regulations:
Baggage is cleared at the first airport of entry in Uzbekistan.
Exempt: baggage of transit passengers with a destination outside of the C.I.S.
 


Airport Embarkation Tax
No airport tax is levied on passengers upon embarkation at the airport.


Currency rules
Currency Import regulations:
Import allowed for residents:
- unlimited import of local currency (Uzbek Som-UZS);
- unlimited import of foreign currencies.


Import allowed for non-residents:

- unlimited import of local currency (Uzbek Som-UZS);
- unlimited import of foreign currencies. A declaration form has to be filled out upon arrival. Passengers carrying more than USD 1,000.- may be checked physically.


Currency Export regulations:

Export allowed for residents:
- unlimited local currency (Uzbek Som-UZS);
- foreign currencies up to the amount of USD 2,000.- or equivalent in freely convertible currency. Larger amounts can be exported with a special permit from the Central Bank.

Export allowed for non-residents:
- unlimited local currency (Uzbek Som-UZS);
- foreign currencies not exceeding amount declared upon arrival. Proof of lawful exchange into Uzbek Som is required from passengers spending more than USD 2,000.-. Passengers failing to submit this proof have to pay a fine of 30 percent of the amount imported.