Armenia Import Restrictions

In order to enter Armenia, certain goods are subject to specific controls and, regardless of their value and quantity, they require the consent of Armenia 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 Armenia, and which items need special documentation before exporting to Armenia.

Armenia Import Regulations

Import restrictions

Senders should determine import restrictions from Armenian authorities before posting:

  • Animal products
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Artwork inc. drawings, proofs and layouts
  • Bees
  • Chemicals, non hazardous
  • Dairy products
  • Fish products
  • Fruit
  • Foodstuffs
  • Leeches
  • Medicines
  • Plants and plant products
  • Silkworms
  • Stamps
  • Tobacco
  • Vegetables
  • Weapons and parts
  • Weapons, hunting.

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.

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, Armenia prohibits:

  • Animals
  • Asbestos
  • Antiques
  • Bullion and currency
  • Coins, banknotes, currency notes or securities of any kind payable to bearer
  • Travellers’ cheques
  • Dangerous goods, haz or comb materials
  • Drugs: prescription and non-prescription
  • Eggs, raw
  • Electronic and high-frequency machines
  • Furs
  • Honey and honeycomb
  • Insured items containing money or other securities such as coins, bank notes, currency notes, cheques
  • Jewellery, precious metals and stones
  • Medical samples
  • Medical/dental supplies and equipment
  • Pornography
  • Valuables, insured
  • Weapons.

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