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Uzbekistan

Check our destination guide for postal restrictions and requirements

Prohibitions

The following items are prohibited from importation, meaning they won't be allowed to enter the destination country, territory or region.

To check which items are considered dangerous and prohibited for sending from Australia, download our dangerous goods guide (1.2MB).

  • Antiques
  • Arms and ammunition
  • Animals and animal products
  • Asbestos
  • Bullion and currency
  • Cheques
  • Coins
  • Dangerous goods, haz or comb materials
  • Eggs, raw
  • Electronic and high-frequency machines
  • Furs
  • Films, negatives, audio/visual recordings undermining the state or social order
  • Honey and honeycomb
  • Items containing powder
  • Jewellery
  • Military equipment
  • Money orders
  • Press publications, manuscripts- offensive by nature
  • Pornography
  • Powder
  • Postage stamps
  • Precious metals and stones
  • Strong poisons
  • Viagra
  • Weapons.

Ordinary and registered Letters

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

Lithium batteries

Lithium batteries and devices containing them are prohibited from being sent via International Express.

Import restrictions

If an item is subject to import restrictions, it means that provisions must be met before it will be released from customs in the destination country, territory or region.

We recommend you confirm import restrictions with local authorities before posting:

  • Animal products
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Arms and military equipment
  • Animal skins
  • Bees
  • Bunker oil sample (for anlysis)
  • Chemicals, non hazardous
  • Coffee and samples
  • Compact disc
  • Cotton and cotton seed
  • Dairy products
  • Drugs: prescription and non-prescription
  • Fish products
  • Fabric and fabric samples
  • Foodstuffs
  • Fruit
  • Grain samples
  • Isopropanol
  • Laser disc
  • Liquids, non-hazardous
  • Leeches
  • Medicines
  • Medical samples
  • Military equipment
  • Narcotics
  • Oil products
  • Poisons
  • Phone/modems
  • Plants and plant products
  • Precious metals, pearls, jewellery and stones
    Radar equipment - transmitters and receivers
  • Silkworms
  • Seeds
  • Soil samples
  • Stamps
  • Stone - mineral samples for analysis
  • Subs, cont’g sodium/ calc. cyclamate
  • Tea
  • Tobacco
  • Vegetables
  • Weapons, hunting
  • Weapons and parts of weapons

Personal use items

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

Item
Item Quantity
Coffee

Quantity

2 kg

Tea

Quantity

3 kg

Animal and vegetable oils

Quantity

10 kg

Sturgeon caviar

Quantity

0.5 kg

Caviar substitutes

Quantity

1 kg

Sugar

Quantity

10 kg

Sugar confectionary

Quantity

5 kg

Chocolate in bars or clocks

Quantity

5 kg

Preparations; wheat, fruit, vegetables etc

Quantity

5 kg

Beer

Quantity

2 L

Alcoholic products

Quantity

2 L

Tobacco products

Quantity

10 packets

Perfumery

Quantity

2 units of each type

Leather products

Quantity

1 unit of each type, up to 3 units

Jewellery made of precious metals/stones

Quantity

5 articles: max weight 30 grams

Imitation Jewellery

Quantity

Up to 0.5 grams

Sound/video recording devices

Quantity

1 unit of each type. Up to 3 units

Clocks and watches

Quantity

Two units

 

Other restrictions may apply. Please contact Uzbekistan authorities for more information.

EDN’s and export permits are required for:

  • Kangaroo skins
  • Crocodile skins
  • Emu oil
  • Fish oil
  • Bunker oil
  • Coal
  • Petroleum bases products
  • Tobacco and tobacco products
  • Any other alcohol including beer and spirits all volumes.

Okay to send? Send responsibly.

As the sender, it's your responsibility to make sure your items don't break any laws or rules – both within Australia and in the destination country.

Restrictions and conditions can change at short notice so the information on this page should be used as a guide only. For the latest information, you should check the UPU prohibitions & restrictions (PDF 7.2MB) or contact the destination country's customs, postal trade or government authority.

It's also your responsibility to check if the destination country imposes any duties, taxes, brokerage fees or any other fees on the item you're sending. If you're unsure, please contact the consulate office of the destination country.

Special documentation

In addition to our customs forms, authorities in the destination country, territory or region require further documentation for some items.

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 Australia Post Customer Contact Centre on 13 76 78.

Delivery locations & exclusions

Before sending to this destination, it’s worth noting a few more details about our international delivery services.

  • International Express (carried via the EMS network) - Parcels delivers only to Tashkent, Bukhara and Samarkand
    International Express - Parcels does not deliver to a Post Office Box or Poste Restante.
  • International Express - Letters service available on a non-guaranteed basis

For more information from the overseas carrier, check the O'zbekiston Pochtasi website.