Volga Customs Administration

In order to assist in organizing and carrying out the Hajj, we remind departing pilgrims of the basic rules of carrying goods across the border of the Russian Federation, imported in accompanied and (or) unaccompanied baggage by air.

1) For goods, the value of which does not exceed 10000 euros (Central Bank exchange rate on the day of entry) and the weight of which does not exceed 50 kg, no declaration is to be filled in and no customs duty is to be paid

When buying expensive items, keep receipts and checks confirming the price.

2) No more than 3 liters of alcohol can be imported without paying customs duties, another 2 liters can be imported if you pay customs duty at a flat rate of 10 euros per 1 liter. At the same time, only persons over 18 years of age are allowed to import alcohol.

3) Tobacco and tobacco products are carried with exemption from customs duties in the amount of 200 cigarettes, or 50 cigars (cigarillos), or 200 products with heated tobacco (“sticks”), or 250 grams of tobacco, or products in the assortment with a total weight of not more than 250 grams, per one natural person who has reached the age of 18 years.

It is important to remember that if you are at least 18 years of age, you may import tobacco and tobacco products with exemption from customs duties

It is important to remember that if the goods being moved exceed the duty-free allowance, a customs declaration must be completed

To do this, you will need to:

Customs Declaration

1) Obtain a passenger customs declaration form.

Customs declaration form

The form is available at special counters in the passenger clearance halls at border crossing points. If there are no declaration forms at the counter, ask the customs officials.

Customs officials

2) Learn the general rules for completing the passenger customs declaration

The declaration must be completed by hand, clearly and legibly, or by using an electronic computer printing device.

Fill out the declaration by hand

3) Complete the passenger customs declaration.

Fill out the passenger customs declaration

Sign all copies of the declaration (main sheet, additional sheets, inventory sheets) and date the declaration.

Sign all copies of the declaration (main sheet, additional sheets, inventory sheets)

In the passenger clearance halls there are information stands with this information, and there are leaflets with the rules for moving goods for individuals across the customs border of the Russian Federation and filling out the passenger customs declaration freely available.

A number of information stands with this information are located in the passenger clearance halls

If you have any questions, you can contact customs officials in the information zone

 Kseniya Ulyusova,
press-secretary of Perm Customs