Tyumen customs reminds: 4 February 2020 change the rules for the movement of cash across the border
When crossing the customs border of the EEU air travel without filling the passenger customs Declaration can carry cash and (or) traveller’s cheques for a total amount equivalent to not exceeding 10 000 US dollars. All cash (including checks), over this amount are subject to customs clearance.
From February 4, 2020 lump sum movement of one individual through the customs border of the EAEU of cash and (or) monetary instruments in excess of 100 thousand U.S. dollars concurrently with the submission of a passenger customs Declaration will be required to provide documents confirming the origin of such funds. As such documents can be submitted documents confirming the wages (the employment contract, the reference 2-pit, etc.), income from business activities, dividends (3-NDFL, Bank account statements, and other payment and banking documents, etc.), income from the property (contract of purchase and sale, passed state registration, lease contracts, court decisions, notarial documents, 3-pit, etc.). In case of non-relevant documents the movement across the customs border of the EAEU of cash and (or) monetary instruments is not allowed. All movement of cash and (or) traveler’s checks you can contact the legal Department of the Tyumen customs office (street Refrigerating, 58 d. A), pre-recorded on the consultation by phone 8 (3452) 597-239, 597-339. Consultations are free of charge.
Failure to comply with the customs rules provides for administrative liability under article 16.4 of the administrative code – failure to declare or false Declaration of individuals cash and (or) monetary instruments. The sanction of this article prescribes punishment in the form of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount from one-half to two times the amount of undeclared cash or confiscation subject of an administrative offense.
Also for violation of customs regulations provided for criminal liability under article 200.1. The criminal code – smuggling of cash and (or) monetary instruments. The sanction of this article prescribes punishment in the form of a fine in the amount from three times up to
fifteen times the amount of illegally transferred cash or the amount of income for a period of up to three years, or restraint of liberty for a term not exceeding four years, or compulsory works for a term up to four years.
Ksenia Lahtina, a press-the Secretary Tyumen customs