Shipments of documents do not require an invoice.
The consignee's telephone number, mobile number and email address if available, should appear on the invoice.
Invoices and Airway bill of all non-document shipments to private individuals must contain the number and series number of the passport of the consignee.
It is not required for all, however shipments can be held by local authority in United Arab Emirates after screening due to lack of MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet) or NON DG (Dangerous Goods) declaration letter from the shipper resulting to misconnections and impacting end-to-end service.
It would be advisable for all shipments originating, transiting and terminating for UAE to have MSDS or NON DG declaration from shipper enclosed in the shipment and copies to be uploaded in IDIS.
All import shipments are subject to Customs clearance in Uzbekistan. Uzbekistan Customs and State Security Service can physically inspect any shipment without prior notification. Only documents will be cleared by Customs on the day of arrival without the need for additional documents from the consignee. All the other non-document shipments, regardless of the value, will be cleared and out for delivery on the day after arrival if the values do not exceed the Deminimis Value and if the imported goods are not subject to the additional control of Customs or other state authorities of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
Non-Document shipments with a total invoice value above the Deminimis value and/or which are subject to additional control of Customs or other State Authorities of the Republic of Uzbekistan, along with all Private shipments irrespective of value, require full customs clearance.
Shipments addressed to destinations outside Tashkent City are delivered by UPS agents with their own delivery cars. Shipments will be customs cleared by UPS in Tashkent or by the importer himself, but not by the UPS agents. Shipments destined to those territories will be forwarded from Tashkent by airplane only.
UPS can perform customs clearance process free of charge only if the goods do not require full clearance procedure. Additional charges for full customs clearance procedure are:
All non-document items are declarable to Customs authorities and incur delays of 1 to 15 days. If Customs determines a non-commercial shipment as commercial then UPS or any alternative broker can complete the clearance against additional charges. Clearance takes place only in Tashkent city. If Customs clearance is requested at another destination and by another broker, the consignee has the following choices:
The consignee must initiate customs clearance procedure for non-document shipments within 15 calendar days of arrival into Uzbekistan, otherwise a daily penalty will be charged to the consignee until clearance is completed. To avoid the penalty, the return-to-sender (RTS) process must be started no later than days 5 after arrival. On day 5 after arrival, an ERN should be issued to the country or territory of origin to notify the shipper that UPS has to start RTS procedures due to no action from the consignee's side.
Note: UPS reserves the right to return uncleared shipments automatically if and when a shipper fails to advise/instruct within the appointed time through the ERN.
If the consignee is a private person, import charges must be paid in cash.
If the consignee is a private entrepreneur or a company, import charges must be paid by bank wire transfer.
Please note that not only the value(s) of the commodity/commodities have to be considered when calculating duty and tax, but also the freight charge and other fees.
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.
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.
The destination country or territory considers the following items document shipments. If criteria are listed, the shipment must meet those criteria to be considered a document shipment. Document shipments over 2 Kgs are subject to Customs clearance.
Event tickets coming from a printing company and send to the organizer of the event or ticket sales offices can not be sent as documents.
In addition to the prohibited commodities listed here, it is prohibited to ship the following commodities to Uzbekistan.
Saturday Delivery Available: No
Always check Calculate Time and Cost for details of service availability and guarantee information within a country or territory. All Service Levels may not be available to or from every address within a country or territory.
Diplomatic goods (with commercial value indicated on the invoice) will be cleared on the special Customs point prepared for Diplomatic cargos. Additional charges will apply for preparing the customs declaration - 0.2% of the invoice amount.
Weight limit for duty and tax free entrance -10 kg or less.
weight limit for package with indivisible contents -15kg.
For the shipment is more than 400$, the shipment is subject to Custom clearance.
For shipments addressed to a company, the invoice total must be US$450.00 or less.
In most cases, when the shipment is equal to or less than the Deminimis Value, the shipment may enter the country or territory duty and tax free.
Excise goods (alcohol, tobacco and perfume) are accepted in small quantities):
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