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Ukraine Import Restrictions

In order to enter Ukraine, certain goods are subject to specific controls and, regardless of their value and quantity, they require the consent of Ukraine government, preferably, license must be obtained prior to passage through the customs, preventing the goods from being retained. On this page, you will see what kinds of items are prohibited from entering the Ukraine, and which items need special documentation before exporting to Ukraine.

Import restrictions

Senders should determine import restrictions from Ukraine authorities before posting:

Personal use items

Ukraine 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

Items containing a radio or mobile telephone are admitted if they are addressed to natural persons and if permission has been granted by the Ukrainian State Centre of Radio Frequencies and Telecommunications Supervision. The fax number of the Centre is as follows: ((+38 044) 4502765).
Items containing medicines for personal use in quantities required for a course of treatment are permitted where the addressee has obtained authorization from the Ministry of Health of Ukraine.

Special documentation

Commercial goods must include an invoice.
Inherited goods require a certificate, endorsed by a consul, which confirms the right of inheritance.
All CN22 and CN23 customs declarations forms must contain a full and detailed description of the items content and be completed in English, French of Russian.

Products requiring a certificate of conformity to sanitary and phytosanitary standards are the following:


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