customs control

What needs to be declared on arrival

  1. Cash and (or) traveler's checks for the total amount exceeding in an equivalent of 10 thousand US dollars.
  2. Monetary instruments, except for traveler's checks: receipts, bills of exchange, bank checks and also securities in a documentary form.
  3. Cultural values.
  4. The merchandise which is not relating to goods for private use. Declaring of such merchandise is made in the general order established for members of foreign economic activity.
  5. Merchandise which is subject to export control according to the legislation of the member state of customs union.
  6. Natural diamonds.
  7. Precious metals and gemstones with a customs value more than 25,000 US dollars in an equivalent. The customs value of the exported precious metals and gemstones does not join the cost of the precious metals and gemstones which are earlier imported by natural persons into customs union and also temporarily exported from customs union.
  8. Fish, Crustacea (except spiny lobsters, lobsters, shrimps) in number of more than 5 kg.
  9. Caviar of sturgeon species of fish weighing more than 250 grams.
  10. Ballot boxes with ashes (ashes), coffins with bodies (remains) of the dead.
  11. Goods for private use to which bans and constraints, except measures of non-tariff and technical regulation are applied:
    • office and civil weapon, its main parts and cartridges to it;
    • drugs, psychotropic substances and their precursors;
    • the toxic agents which are not precursors of drugs and psychotropic substances, limited to movement through a customs border;
    • the collections and objects of collecting of mineralogy and paleontology limited to movement through a customs border when exporting;
    • the documents of national archive funds, originals of archive documents limited to movement through a customs border when exporting;
    • the types of wild fauna and flora falling under the operation of the Convention on international trade in the types of wild fauna and flora which are under the threat of disappearance of March 3, 1973, limited to movement through a customs border when exporting;
    • the wild-growing medicinal raw materials (plants, parts of plants, seeds, fruits) limited to movement through a customs border when exporting in the quantity exceeding three copies of one type of this merchandise;
    • the wild live animals and separate wild-growing plants limited to movement through a customs border when exporting (except for hunting and fishing trophies), in the quantity exceeding three copies of one type of this merchandise;
    • information on printing, audiovisual and other data carriers prohibited for export from customs area of customs union;
    • the special technical means intended for secret obtaining information which export from customs area of customs union is limited;
    • cryptography (cryptographic) tools which export from customs area of customs union is limited;
    • the raw precious metals, scrap and waste of precious metals, ores and concentrates of the precious metals and raw materials containing precious metals which export from customs area of customs union is limited;
    • waste and scrap of the ferrous and non-ferrous metals included in the inventory when which exporting quantitative restrictions are set;
    • the hazardous waste limited to movement through a customs border when exporting;
    • the mineral raw materials (the natural raw stones) limited to movement through a customs border when exporting;
    • information on a subsoil limited to movement through a customs border when exporting;
    • the ozone-depleting substances limited to movement through a customs border when exporting;
    • bodies and (or) the tissues of the person, blood and its components limited to movement through a customs border when exporting.

Also you can study the existing customs rules at information desks of customs before customs passing.

The official site of the Federal Customs Service of Russia — fl.customs.ru

Passenger customs declaration

Instruction for passengers of the international flights following through a customs border of the Customs union

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