Ukraine. Customs rules


Prohibited to import into Ukraine:
- Means of transportation that are 5 or more years old for permanent use on the territory of Ukraine, for selling or breaking into parts, except for cases mentioned above;
- Strong, poisonous, radioactive, explosive substances, other objects that can harm the population and animals or contaminate the environment;
- Printed materials, cliche, films, negatives, photos, movies, videos, computer disks, scripts, records and other audio recordings, drawings, and other printed materials that contain propaganda of war, racism, genocide etc;
- Objects (goods) that are prohibited to import by the Ukrainian legislature;
- Objects (goods) that are imported against the rules of industrial or intellectual property;
- Food products without the relevant certificate.

Prohibited to export from Ukraine:
- Objects (goods) which require state warrant, except for personal belongings;
- Precious metals, stones and their produce, cultural valuables with a purpose of sale;
- Strong, poisonous, radioactive, explosive substances, other objects that can harm the population and animals or contaminate the environment;

Objects prohibited to transit through the customs territory of Ukraine:
- Arms and ammunition of all types, military equipment;
- Flying devices, their parts and equipment;
- Machines and presses used to produce arms and ammunition of all types, flying devices and their parts;
- Narcotic substances;
- Radioactive objects and substances;
- Strong, poisonous, radioactive, explosive substances, other objects that can harm the population and animals or contaminate the environment;
- Objects (goods) that are prohibited to import into Ukraine by the Ukrainian legislature.

Luggage Customs registration of unaccompanied luggage moving through the customs border of Ukraine:
1. This document outlines customs registration of the unaccompanied luggage belonging to Ukrainian citizens, foreigners and persons without citizenship.
The unaccompanied luggage (later - UL) includes objects shipped by their owner or on behalf of their owner that cross the Ukrainian customs border separately from their owner.
2. Customs registration of UL imported into Ukraine:
2.1. The shipment of UL is recorded in the passenger customs declaration on entering Ukraine.
One copy of this declaration, stamped by the customs inspector, remains with the owner of UL, and the other - with the customs inspector.
2.2. When receiving the UL, the owner should present the passenger declaration to the customs indicating presence of UL, currency and valuables brought into Ukraine.
2.3. The person receiving UL on behalf of its owner should present the owner•s declaration and the notarized order.
2.4. Calculation of import taxes on the contents of UL accounts for the value of declared goods imported into Ukraine personally by their owner.
3. Customs registration of UL exported from Ukraine:
3.1. Customs registration of UL takes place in the customs of the owner•s residence.
3.2. When exporting UL from Ukraine its owner must fill out three copies of the passenger customs declaration, indicating the UL contents.
3.3. After the UL registration, one copy of the declaration remains with the UL owner, second - with the customs officer, and the third is added to the UL documentation file.

Import of Ukrainian currency is allowed:
- for natural persons - residents on conditions that they declare orally to customs house the sums of money not exceeding 1000 hryvnas per one person (irrespective of the age), including anniversary and memorable coins made of not precious metals the nominal value of which is expressed in hryvnas, as well as anniversary and memorable coins made of not precious metals the nominal value of which is expressed in Ukrainian karbovanets (one hryvna amounts to 100000 karbovanets).
- on conditions that natural persons - residents and non-residents (irrespective of age) provide the customs declaration on the sums of money previously exported from Ukraine on legal ground (in presence of the customs declaration on their exportation).
The import of Ukrainian currency by natural persons - residents and non-residents in the sums exceeding the above mentioned norms and also in the cases which have been not stipulated above is allowed on the basis of the individual license of the National Bank of Ukraine.

Import of a foreign currency is allowed:
- on conditions that natural persons - residents and non-residents declare to the customs house the following:
- the sums of money not exceeding 1000 US dollars or the equivalent of this sum in other foreign currency according to the official exchange rate of hryvna to the foreign currencies established by the National Bank of Ukraine on the date of crossing the customs border per one person (irrespective of the age);
- The checks emitted by foreign banks not exceeding 1000 US dollars or the equivalent of this sum in other foreign currency according to the official exchange rate established by the National Bank of Ukraine on the date of the customs declaration registration;
- on conditions that natural persons - residents and non-residents indicate the following points in the customs declaration:
- sums of money previously exported earlier from the territory of Ukraine on legal grounds (in presence of the customs declarations for those exportations);
- sums of money not exceeding 10000 US dollars or the equivalent of this sum in other foreign currency according to the official exchange rate established by the National Bank of Ukraine on the date of customs declaration registration;
- the checks emitted by foreign banks and banking establishments not exceeding the sum of 50000 US dollars or the equivalent of this sum in other foreign currency according to the official exchange rate established by the National Bank of Ukraine on the date of customs declaration registration;

Bank metals in the shape of bars weighting up to 100 g per one person irrespective of the age. The cash foreign currency imported by the natural person the resident exceeding 10000 US dollars, or the equivalent of this sum in other foreign currency according to the official exchange rate established by the National Bank of Ukraine on the date of the customs declaration registration is accepted by the customs house for storage.

The declared currency is transferred by the customs house to the current foreign currency account open in the name of the natural person the resident (bank services payment is realized at the expense of the natural person), on conditions that this person presents documents which certify the availability of the account in an authorized bank (copy of these documents remains in the customs). Otherwise the currency is returned to the holder for importation to Ukraine on conditions that he presents special sanction of the National Bank under the form 05.

The cash foreign currency imported by the natural person non-resident exceeding 10000 US dollars is accepted by customs house for storage and returned to the holder for importation to Ukraine on conditions that he presents special sanction of the National Bank under the form 05. Otherwise the currency is returned to the holder when he/she departs from Ukraine.

On conditions that they present the special sanction of the National Bank under the form 05 the natural persons residents and non-residents may import to Ukraine checks for the sum exceeding 50000 US dollars or the equivalent of this sum in other foreign currency according to the official exchange rate established by the National Bank of Ukraine on the date of the customs declaration registration and the registration of bank metals in the shape of bars weighting more than 100 g.
 


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