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Import/Export

Japan to Macedonia (FYROM)

Country Regulations Topics:

Prohibited or Restricted Commodities

In addition to the prohibited commodities listed here, it is prohibited to ship the following commodities to Macedonia (FYROM).

Perfumes, toothpastes, shampoos, detergents and similar products for personal hygeine require an approval from the Ministry of Health  Sanitary Inspection.

Private persons are not able to apply for such an approval. They are not allowed to import these products.

An Import Approval from the Food and Veterinary Agency is needed with no exception.

For private individuals, an Import Approval is not needed if the quantity of products does not exceed the quantity considered to be for personal use. If the quantity is higher than accepted for importation by private individuals, the goods are handled as commercial imports and require an import approval.

Food supplements as medicinal products need an Import Approval. For more information please see 'Medicine'.

Austrian Airlines (used by UPS to ship to and from Macedonia) have an embargo on Lithium Ion Battery type UN3480 (PI 965 ).
Medical equipment and dentistry products require an approval from the Ministry of Health, no exceptions.

Private persons are not able to apply for such an approval, therefore, they are not allowed to import these products.

Sanitary and kitchen products and equipment:

An Import Approval from the Ministry of Health  Sanitary Inspection is needed even for samples.

For private individuals an Import Approval is not needed if the quantity of products dosen't exceed the quantity considered to be for personal use. If the quantity is higher than accepted for importation by a private individual, the goods are handled as commercial imports and require an import approval.

Personal Effects cannot be shipped between these countries

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