Belarus Import Restrictions

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

Belarus Import Regulations

Import restrictions

Senders should determine import restrictions from Belarus authorities before posting:

  • Animal products
  • Bees
  • Bullion and currency
  • Dairy products
  • Fish products
  • Fruit
  • Leeches
  • Medicines
  • Plants and plant products
  • Silkworms
  • Stamps
  • Vegetables
  • Weapons, hunting
  • Weapons and parts

Special documentation

Commercial goods must include an invoice.
Inherited goods require a certificate, endorsed by a consul, which confirms the right of inheritance.


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

  • Alcohol products, ethyl alcohol, beer
  • Any weapons or ammunition or parts thereof, or articles similar in construction to civilian or service weapons
  • Cultural artefacts (addressed to, and intended for the personal use of, private individuals)
  • Eggs, raw
  • Electronic and high-frequency machines
  • Explosive goods, or explosive or ignition devices
  • Hazardous waste
  • Honey and honeycomb
  • Narcotics, psychotropic substances and their precursors, as well as plants and mushrooms containing narcotics, psychotropic substances and their precursors, of any kind and in any form, including their fruits, seeds and spores
  • Pathogenic or potentially pathogenic organisms
  • Perishable products
  • Precious stones of any kind or natural diamonds, except for jewellery
  • Substances harmful to the ozone layer
  • Tobacco products and smoking mixtures of all kinds
  • Other articles prohibited as exports under the UPU Acts

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