Customs Information

Armenia - All


  • Copy of Passport
  • Copy of Visa
  • Letter of Employment
  • Detailed inventory, valued and in English or Russian (non-Diplomats, foreigners and returning citizens)
  • Original Bill of Lading (OBL) / Air Waybill (AWB)
  • Packing list
  • Pro-forma Invoice
  • Transportation cost confirmation
  • Copy of Diplomatic Card (Diplomats)


  • All inbound, non-diplomatic shipments are subject to the payment of Customs duties 4 EUR / 1 kg gross but not less than 30% of the CIF value.
  • All inbound shipments are subject to the issuance of a Customs declaration for each harmonized system code (HS code); the cost of the declaration is USD 100 plus USD 15 for each additional page per HS code.
    • Final amount of HS codes will be known after import / export Customs clearance completion.
  • Temporary importation can be granted in different ways depending on the case.
  • All electrical appliances that have serial numbers are subject to certification. 
    • The cost of certification is determined at the time of importation.


Vehicles are subject to Customs duties. The import duties and taxes for the cars depend on certain details of the car like model, year, power of engine, diesel / petrol, etc.

    Required documentation:

  •  OBL / AWB
  • Original Technical Passport / Title
  • Pro-forma Invoice
  • Interpol document confirming that the car is not stolen
  • Letter of Free Temporary Import, granting permission for 1 year (foreigners temporarily importing a vehicle into Armenia)


The Veterinary Health Certificate must confirm that any imported animal is free from rabies and other diseases. Documents must accompany pets for entry. Permission from the Ministry of the Environment is required.

The importation of pets is allowed, and the following documents are required:

  • Vaccination certificate
  • Veterinary certificate
  • Pet Passport
  • Photos of the pet  


  • Import of household goods and personal effects to Armenia is subject to payment of import customs duties, fee and VAT
  • All import duties are charged on C & F (cost and freight) value
  • Precious jewelry, stones and currency may be imported only as accompanied baggage and must be declared with Customs at the time of arrival.
  • Wine and spirits (total amount is 2 L per person)
  • Duty approximately 30.3% of value as declared by customs


  • Weapons of all kinds
  • Pornography
  • Narcotics
  • Toxic materials
  • Radioactive materials
  • Food or fabrics made in Turkey
  • Export of antiques such as carpets, paintings, books, icons or any other items, which are considered to be of Armenian cultural or historic value.
  • Note: Precious jewelry, stones and currency can be imported only as accompanied baggage and must be declared with the customs authorities at the airport at the time of arrival. The declaration should be kept in safe custody because the same will be required for presentation to the customs authorities at the time of departure