What Can I Bring Across Ukraine Border?

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Below we tried to present the relevant information on Ukraine Customs regulations for your general guidance. Please also check other sources before your visit.

You may bring into or take out of Ukraine any amount of cash up to 10,000 Euro, or equivalent in other currencies (including Ukrainian currency), by verbally reporting it to the customs officer. This applies to any person regardless of age.

In case of bringing or taking out of Ukraine amounts of cash exceeding 10,000 Euro or equivalent, you are required to fill out customs declaration and present proof of origin from the bank. This applies to any person regardless of age.

If you are over 18 years of age, you may legally bring into Ukraine:

  • 1 liter of liquor
  • 2 liters of wine
  • 200 cigarettes, or 50 cigars, or 250 grams of tobacco.

Your personal belongings are not taxed. Here is an incomplete list of items regarded as personal belongings: personal hygiene items, personal jewelry, camera, binoculars, portable musical instrument, sound recorder with media, portable radio and TV, laptop computer, mobile telephone, baby carriage, wheelchair, personal medications for the course of treatment.

You are allowed to bring in food in the equivalent of 50 Euro where each food item should not exceed 2 kg, or more than one package.

Items costing less than 200 Euro can be brought into Ukraine free of duty. Items that are between 200 Euro and 1000 Euro must be listed in the civil declaration, and over 1000 Euro in the cargo declaration.

Art items, such as paintings, sculptures, antique items, require a permit to be taken out of Ukraine. Such permits are issued by the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine.

There is no personal exit nor entry fee in Ukraine.