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Customs

The State Customs Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Address: 2, av.Inshaatchilar, Baku, AZ1073;
Tel: (+994 12) 438-80-80
Fax: (+994 12) 498-18-36
E-mail: external@customs.gov.az
Web: www.customs.gov.az/en

Entering into the territory of Azerbaijan it is important to know about the rules of import and export of goods through the customs control.

Personal things
Physical person has right on:
1. Import (export) of goods through customs border of the Azerbaijan Republic for the rate of the sum equivalented 1000 $ USA or weight 50 kg.
2. Reception (transfer) of parcels by the international mail for the rate of the sum equivalented 200 $ USA or weight 20 kg.
3. Import (export) of personal property having an importance for family for the rate of the sum equivalented 20 000 $ USA. Thus complemented by the appropriate document confirming the person of the physical person and indicating on the validity of residing abroad more than 2 years
4. Import (export) of personal property having special importance for family for the rate of the sum equivalented 10 000 $ USA. Thus complemented by the appropriate document confirming the person of the physical person and indicating on the validity of residing abroad more than 1 year
5. Inherited things, except the prohibited articles
In a case if things or the sum of imported (exported) articles overstep the limits of permissible than the customs registration of these things becomes simpler by reception of customs payment on regulation of the tariffs and not tariffs of the external economic functioning

Import of the goods
Through the customs control of the Azerbaijan Republic it is permiteded to import (export):
1. Medicinal and medical preparations in quantity permissible for personal use,
2. Up to 600 grams of the fish caviar
3. 3 litres of alcoholic drinks, 3 blocks of cigarettes and fuel in quantity mentioned in the technical passport of the automobile
4. Art, historical, scientific and other cultural articles (in unlimited quantity)

Motor vehicle
1. The citizen, lived abroad more than 2 calendar years (document confirming the person) moving on constant residence in Azerbaijan, also worked not less than 1 year at diplomatic representations, consulates and other governmental, intergovernmental, international organisations, on returning in Azerbaijan independently on year of release, run, customs cost of the Azerbaijan Republic and the country of the producer has the right on tax-free delivery of the automobile
2. The citizen, removing from Azerbaijan to the foreign state on constant residence is allowed tax-free to export the automobile
3. For over due (1 year) models of automobiles imported in Azerbaijan with the purposes of business, independently on customs cost, run, the countries of the producer the payment will be carried out in accordance with the customs tax, determined by the law, (0,4 $ USA on everycube of volume of the engine.)
4. For over due (more than 1 year) models of automobiles imported in Azerbaijan with the purposes of business, independently on customs cost, run, the countries of the producer the payment will be carried out in accordance with the customs tax, determined by the law, (0,7 $ USA on everycube of sm of volume of the engine.)

Prohibited goods on import - export
1. Kinds of fire-arms, ammunition (excepting an ammunition for the hunting arm), explosive devices, military engineering and all things, having military purpose,
2. Radioactive substances
3. Narcotic, psychotrops substance and all subjects for their use
4. Materials conducting the propaganda and advertising violence, terrorism
5. Materials for preparation of narcotic, psychotrops, explosive and poisonous substances
6. Without the sanction of Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of the Azerbaijan Republic it is allowed to import, send, bring and buy zoological collections, their parts or separate objects, including objects of the animal world
7. Valuable wood breeds (nuts, date, oak, fistages, ferrous tree)
8. Literature concerning the instructions for use by especially confidential radio communication and codes
9. Information of operatively investigations materials of Ministry of a Defence, Ministry of National Safety and Ministry of Foreign Affares.
10. Projects, discoveries and documents, having the state importance,
11. Precious metals and stones
12. Antlers, rare kinds of plants found in The Red Book of Azerbaijan,