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United States to Uzbekistan

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Commodity Specific Stipulations

There are special stipulations on the following commodities when shipping to Uzbekistan. If you plan to ship one of the commodities listed below, be sure to adhere to the following stipulations in order to avoid delays and holds at customs.

Data shipments to Uzbekistan require an invoice with the value of the CD-ROM or disk only.
Shipments of medicine must be accompanied by a Certificate of Analysis. For customs clearance, the importer has to provide an import license issued by the Ministry of Health and must obtain permission from the Pharmaceutical Committee.

If the shipment is accompanied by a Certificate of Origin, single rate of import duty applies, otherwise double rate of import duty has to be paid. However the C of O is not mandatory for customs clearance.

Private individuals are only allowed to import small quantities (1 or 2 units) if they have a doctors prescription.

Shipments of some military supplies and equipment for military use (for example telescopic and laser sights, navigational equipment, radio equipment, parachutes, and uniforms) require an Import License issued by the Ministry of Defense and Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations.
Negotiable bonds and drafts require an import license through the government offices including the Ministry of Defense.
Shipments of transmitting devices such as those used for radio and phone, require an Import License issued by the Center for Electromagnetic Compatibility provided by the importer. Shipments must be accompanied by an application guide and instructions for field of application.
Data shipments require an invoice with the character of the USB stick (storing intercompany data) and the value of the USB Stick.

Prohibited or Restricted Commodities

All shipments of gold and silver jewelery require an import license. For commercial shipments, a Certificate of Origin is also required.
Customers must use an authorized UPS / MBE (Mail Boxes Etc) Store or UPS Customer Center to ship personal effects.

The UPS Store, Mail Boxes Etc. or UPS Customer Center will be required to identify personal effect shipments on the shipping label by placing "Personal Effects" in the Reference Field of a UPS "smart" label or in the Special Instructions Field of a UPS waybill. They must also clearly indicate 'Personal Effects' shipment on the Commercial Invoice.

Personal Effects are classified as used items (owned for a minimum of 6 months) intended for the consignee's personal use. Any items intended for any other use, such as wholesale or retail sales, business purposes, or for distribution are not considered personal effects and cannot be shipped on this basis. "Personal Effects" must be clearly stated on the invoice and goods description.

All of the following documents must be scanned into DIS/SIR and originals on the package:

  • An inventory list with estimated values with the reason for importation (holidays, move, relocation)
  • A confirmation that the goods are older than 6 months and that they are intended for personal use only
  • A photocopy of passport or ID card

Any items intended for any other use, such as wholesale or retail sales, business purposes, or for distribution are not considered personal effects and cannot be shipped on this basis.

Excisable goods (for example, perfume, alcoholic drinks, tobacco), medicine and perishable food can not be cleared as personal effects.

Personal effects shipments are not allowed in combination with Return Services.

Products made in Iran are prohibited in our service due to a current embargo.

NOTE: Information provided by UPS is provided AS IS, may not be current, and does not constitute legal advice. In no event shall UPS be liable for any errors in the information, forms or features made available by UPS, or by any third party site linked to from UPS. Selection and completion of proper forms for any given shipment is the sole responsibility of the shipper. All shipments are subject to the UPS Terms and Conditions of Service in effect at the time of shipping for the country or territory of origin.
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