Georgia Import Restrictions

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

Import restrictions

Senders should determine import restrictions from Georgian authorities before posting:

  • Animal products
  • Dairy products
  • Fish products
  • Food stuffs
  • Fruit
  • Medicines
  • Medical Samples
  • Plants and plant products
  • Perishables
  • Stamps
  • Vegetables
  • Weapons, hunting
  • 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, Georgia prohibits:

  • Animals
  • Asbestos
  • Antiques
  • Bullion and Currency
  • Credit cards
  • Dangerous goods, haz or comb materials
  • Eggs, raw
  • Electronic and high-frequency machines
  • Firearms and firearm parts
  • Furs
  • Honey and honeycomb
  • Ivory
  • Pornography
  • Precious metal and stones
  • Printed matter of an offensive nature
  • Tear gas, nerve gas
  • Weapons of war.

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