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WHAT GOODS CAN BE IMPORTED TO BELARUS FREE OF CHARGE

WHAT GOODS CAN BE IMPORTED TO BELARUS FREE OF CHARGE

Some people travel light. Some people, on the contrary, take more baggage with a thought: I better bring it home unpacked rather than miss any surprise.

No problems will occur with provident travelers at the Belarusian border if they follow a range of simple rules.

HOW MUCH MONEY TO TAKE WITH YOU

The amount of money and/or traveler's checks, which you can take with you, is not limited. If you import more than $10.000 in equivalent to Belarus, just declare the full amount in the passenger customs declaration.

Also, financial instruments, if any, must be declared (except for the above mentioned traveler's checks):

- bills of exchange,
- bank checks,

- hard copy securities, confirming the obligation of the issuer (debtor) on the payment of money without the indication of the person to whom the payment is made.

HOW MANY PERSONNEL ARTICLES ARE ALLOWED FREE OF CHARGE
You should not pay duty if the total weight of articles for personal use in your luggage doesn’t exceed 50 kg, and their total cost is not more than € 1.500.
This rule is applied, inter alia, to alcoholic drinks, beer, tobacco and tobacco products. At that there should be not more than 3 liters of alcohol, cigarettes — 200 (or 50 cigars (cigarillos) or 250 grams of tobacco). And, of course, the import of alcohol and tobacco products is not allowed by persons under 18 years old.
Did you exceed the total weight of 50 kg? For every extra kilogram you will have to pay 30% (not less than Euro 4 per 1 kg) of the customs value of the imported goods in excess of the goods rate.
There is a specific rate for extra alcohol — € 10 per 1 liter, but the customs officials will not allow more than 5 liters.
There are also second-hand goods for personal use, for which the rate of 50 kg and € 1.500 is not applied. In addition to the above mentioned baggage, you can import free of charge (in the amount required for the period of temporary stay): jewelry, hygienic items, portable musical instruments, baby carriages and car seats, wheelchairs, equipment and supplies for sports, tourism and hunting, portable dialyzers and similar medical devices and consumables to them.
Electronics can be imported free of charge in the amount of 1 unit of photo cameras, video cameras, movie cameras, portable projectors, projectors for viewing slides, portable sound recording and reproducing devices (including voice recorders), DVD-players, portable radios, flash player, TVs (with screen not more than 42 cm), portable personal computers.
 
Exception – 2 mobile phones may be imported free of charge.

Devices for equipment shall be in the amount required for use during the trip. Customs officials shall determine whether the luggage meets these requirements according to the detailed guidelines.