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Turkmenistan Import Restrictions

Import restrictions

Senders should determine import restrictions from Turkmenistan authorities before posting:

Personal use items

Turkmenistan admits items for the exclusive personal use of the addressee, subject to the payment of customs duty and subject to certain items not exceeding the quantities shown.

Item Quantity
Clothing - coats, jackets, etc 3 of each kind
Cloth 10 metres
Photographic and video equipment 1 of each kind
Audio recordings 10
Video recordings 5
Personal computers and peripheral equipment 1
Computer tapes and discs 15
Wine and vodka 1 litre
Radio and video machines 1 of each kind
Electronic music equipment 1 of each kind
Primary religious works - Bible Koran, Tora, etc 2 of each kind
Crucifixes, icons, etc. 2 of each kind

EDN’s and export permits are required for:

Special documentation

Commercial goods must include an invoice.

Inherited goods require a certificate, endorsed by a consul, which confirms the right of inheritance.

The sender and receiver details must be addressed with a valid street address in English. A Post Office Box address is not acceptable.

The sender is responsible for finding if the destination country may impose duties, taxes, brokerage fees or any other fees that may be applied on the item that is being sent. Please contact the consulate office of the country you are sending to or contact the ECI customer contact centre on 1800 007 678.


In addition to items prohibited by Dangerous and Prohibited Goods & Packaging Post Guide and ECI International Courier Regulations, Turkmenistan prohibits:

Ordinary and registered Letters:

Turkmenistan does not accept ordinary and registered letters containing articles subject to customs duty.

ECI and EPI - Parcels services have been suspended to Turkmenistan indefinitely due to Political unrest.