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VISUALLY VERSION
The LIST of cases and conditions of importation into the customs territory of the Eurasian Economic Union of goods for personal use with exemption from customs duties and taxes

1. The head of the diplomatic mission of a member state of the Eurasian Economic Union (hereinafter respectively - member state, Union), located outside the customs territory of the Union, a member of the diplomatic and administrative and technical staff of the diplomatic mission of a member state, located outside the customs territory of the Union, the head of the consular post and other officer of the consular post of a member state, located outside the customs territory of the Union, consular officer of the consular post of a member state, located outside the customs territory of the Union, employee of the representative office of a member state at an international organization located outside the customs territory of the Union (hereinafter respectively - employees, foreign office), as well as their family members residing with the employee outside the customs territory of the Union may import goods for personal use (except for vehicles for personal use and bodies of vehicles for personal use) into the customs territory of the Union independently by any means with exemption from customs duties and taxes, regardless of the cost and weight or the ones which belong to the employee or his / her family member - then such goods may be imported by another person acting on behalf of the employee or his / her family member in accompanied and (or) unaccompanied baggage, provided that the following conditions are met:

(a) goods for personal use (excluding vehicles for personal use and bodies of vehicles for personal use) are imported no more than 1 time during a calendar year within the employee's work period in the foreign institution when the employee or his / her family member submits:

a document issued in accordance with the legislation of a member state, which certifies the status of such an employee or his / her family member and confirms that during the current calendar year such an employee or his / her family member has not imported the goods for personal use into the customs territory of the Union with exemption from customs duties and taxes;

when another person acting in the name of and on behalf of the employee or a member of their family submits the following documents:

the document issued in accordance with the legislation of a member state, which certifies the status of such an employee or member of their family and confirms that during the current calendar year such an employee or member of their family has not imported goods for personal use to the customs territory of the Union with exemption from customs duties and taxes;

notarized inventory of goods for personal use, compiled by an employee or a member of their family;

notarized power of attorney for importation and execution of customs operations related to the customs declaration of goods for personal use belonging to an employee or a member of their family;

b) goods for personal use (except for vehicles for personal use and bodies of vehicles for personal use) are imported in connection with the termination of the employee's work in the foreign institution, including being transferred to work in another state or the early recall when an employee or a member of his / her family submits:

a document issued in accordance with the legislation of a member state, which certifies the status of such an employee or a member of his / her family and confirms termination of such employee's work in the foreign institution;

when another person acting in the name of and on behalf of the employee or a member of their family submits the following documents:

a document issued in accordance with the legislation of a member state, which certifies the status of such an employee or member of his / her family and confirms termination of such an employee's work in the foreign institution;

notarized inventory of goods for personal use, compiled by an employee or a member of their family;

notarized power of attorney for importation and execution of customs operations related to the customs declaration of goods for personal use belonging to an employee or a member of their family.

2. The goods for personal use belonging to the employee (except for vehicles for personal use and bodies of vehicles for personal use) can be imported by the carrier to the address of the family member of such an employee if such import cannot be performed by the employee independently by reason of their death, serious illness or other objective reason provided that the following documents are submitted:

(a) document issued in accordance with the law of a member state, which

certifies the status of the employee, goods for personal use to be imported,

and confirms the employee's death, serious illness or another objective reason;

b) the inventory of goods for personal use signed by the head of the

foreign institution.

3. Natural person of a member state directed to work (for service) in a foreign state by state bodies of member States may import goods for personal use (excluding vehicles for personal use and bodies of vehicles for personal use) into the customs territory of the Union in accompanied and (or) unaccompanied baggage with exemption from customs duties, taxes while respecting the following conditions:

(a) the period of stay in such a foreign state is not less than 11

months;

b) import of such goods is carried out not more than once in a calendar year during the period of stay in such a foreign country, including the return to the member state in connection with work (service) completion;

c) documents issued in accordance with the legislation of a member state,

which confirm the fact and term of work (service) in accordance with the legislation of the member-state are represented.

4. The natural person of a member state temporarily resided in a foreign country for at least 12 months may import goods for personal use, the value of which does not exceed the amount equivalent to 5, 000 Euros (except for vehicles for personal use and bodies of vehicles for personal use) into the customs territory of the Union in accompanied and (or) unaccompanied baggage with exemption from customs duties and taxes provided that the fact of the temporary residence in a foreign country within the specified time period is confirmed in accordance with the legislation of the member state.

5. The natural person of the member state may import in the customs territory of the Union in the accompanied and (or) unaccompanied baggage and the carrier to such person, taxes auto and motor vehicles, trailers for vehicles and motor vehicles that are vehicles for personal use in the amount not exceeding 1 unit of each type, other goods for personal use that are not vehicles for personal use, inherited outside the customs territory of the Union (recognized as inherited property) may be imported by the natural person of the member state into the customs territory of the Union in the accompanied and (or) unaccompanied baggage and the carrier to such a person with exemption from customs duties and taxes provided that there is documentary evidence of inheriting such goods (recognition as inherited property) in accordance with the legislation of the member state.

6. The foreign natural person recognized as being moved to a permanent place of residence in a member state or received the status of a refugee, forcibly displaced person may import into the customs territory of the Union by any means with exemption from customs duties and taxes in accordance with the legislation of a member state:

(a) second-hand goods for personal use when respecting simultaneously the following conditions:

importation to the customs territory of the Union from the country of previous residence is carried out not later than 18 months from the date of issue of the document confirming recognition of the foreign natural person as being moved for permanent residence to the member state, or the document confirming such a person's refugee status, being a displaced person according to the legislation of the member state;

goods for personal use are purchased before the date of issue of the document confirming recognition of the foreign natural person as being moved for permanent residence to the member state, or the document confirming such a person's refugee status, being a displaced person according to the legislation of the member state;

such a natural person has not previously imported goods for personal use into the customs territory of the Union with exemption from customs duties and taxes in connection with the recognition of his / her permanent residence in the member state or obtaining the refugee status, being an internally displaced person in accordance with the legislation of the member state;

b) auto-and motor-transport means, trailers to the auto - and motor-transport means which are vehicles for personal use in the amount of no more than 1 unit of each type when respecting simultaneously the following conditions:

importation to the customs territory of the Union from the country of previous residence is carried out not later than 18 months from the date of issue of the document confirming recognition of the foreign natural person as being moved for permanent residence in the member state, or the document confirming such a person's refugee status, being a displaced person according to the legislation of the member state;

auto and motor vehicles, trailers for vehicles- and motor vehicles, which are vehicles for personal use, were owned and registered in a foreign natural person's name, recognized as being moved to a permanent place of residence in the member state or received the refugee status, the one of an internally displaced person in the country of previous residence for at least 6 months or another more strict deadline, established by the legislation of the member state before the date of issue of the document, confirming the recognition of such a foreign natural person as being moved to a permanent place of residence in a member state, or a document confirming such a person's refugee status, being a displaced person according to the legislation of the member state;

such a natural person has not previously imported auto and motor vehicles, trailers for auto and motor vehicles, which are vehicles for personal use, into the customs territory of the Union with exemption from customs duties & taxes in connection with the recognition of his / her permanent residence in the member state or obtaining the status of a refugee, internally displaced person in accordance with the legislation of the member state.

7. The foreign natural person who has obtained a work permit in a member state in the fields of activities defined in accordance with the legislation of a member state may import used goods for personal use into the customs territory of the Union in accompanied and (or) unaccompanied baggage for the period of stay in the customs territory of the Union with exemption from customs duties and taxes provided that such work permit is submitted.

8. The natural person may import cultural valuables, documents of national archival funds and originals of archival documents into the customs territory of the Union by any means with exemption from customs duties, taxes i.e. those products which are included in a single list of goods provided for in paragraph 4 of the Protocol on non-tariff regulation measures in relation to third countries (Annex No. 7 to the Agreement on the Eurasian Economic Union dated May 29, 2014) with non-tariff regulation measures in trade with third countries being applied, provided that their assigning to such ones are confirmed in accordance with the legislation of the member state.