Tajikistan Import Restrictions

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

Tajikistan Import Regulations

Import regulations

Senders should determine import restrictions from Tajikistan authorities before posting:


Animal products Leeches Sound recorders
Anti-parasite products Medicines Stamps
Bees Musical instruments and accessories Vegetables
Cash and other values Plants and plant products War materials
Dairy products Pharmaceutical products Works of art
Fish products Silkworms Weapons, hunting.
Fruit Weapons and parts of weapons

Items with specific restrictions:

Tajikistan admits the following items but senders must adhere to specific restrictions:

1 Max quantity 2 litres, sent to private individuals ONLY. If to a company, high Customs duties (up to 50% of declared value).
2 An original veterinary certificate will be required from exported country to received veterinary certificate from Tajik Ministry of Agriculture and pass import customs procedure.
3 Certificate of Ministry of Chemicals Industry required. Must undergo examination by customs Committee Central Laboratory. Additional delay 2-3 days. Non factory packed chemicals are prohibited.
4 Phyto Sanitary Certificate required.
5 Ministry of Communication approval required from cnee.
6 Permission from Committee for Radio and Television required from cnee. Invoice must state running time, subject, length, and reason for sample
7 Certificate of Quality required from Tajikgosstandart required from cnee. Must be accompanied by certificate of Manufactured.
8  Ministry of Health approval required and Certificate of Quality required from Tajikgosstandart.
9 Phytosanitary Certificate and Origin certificate to be provided by cnor and cnee
10 Proforma invoice / specification and certificate of origin is required from cnor. Cnee must provide License of TJ Ministry of Health and Permission of State Scientific Center of drug’s examination.
11 If consigned to private individuals must be accompanied by list of contents with itemized value, copy of cnee passport/visa.
12 Ministry of Communication approval required, to be provided by cnee.
13 Max quantity: 200 cigarettes/cigars, sent to private individuals only. Phytosanitary Certificate required from cnee.
14 Ministry of Culture approval required from cnee.
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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 requirements

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, Tajikistan prohibits:

  • Animals
  • Antiques
  • Asbestos
  • Bullion and currency
  • Dangerous goods, haz or comb materials
  • Eggs, raw
  • Electronic and high-frequency machines
  • Furs
  • Firearms, parts of
  • Honey and honeycomb
  • Inorganic chemicals
  • Jewellery
  • Organic chemicals
  • Pornography
  • Photographic or cinematographic goods
  • Printed books, newspapers, and other material- offensive by nature
  • Precious metals and stones
  • Viagra
  • Weapons.

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