Kazakhstan - Country Commercial Guide
Prohibited and Restricted Imports
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Certain items cannot be received, stored, shipped, or imported to Kazakhstan due to regulatory, hazard, safety, or other reasons.  Transactions involving the following commodities are prohibited or have restricted entry into Kazakhstan, regardless of origin: antiques, oil products, fine artwork, batteries, hazardous biological products, chemicals, cosmetics, liquor, paints, perfume, tobacco, corrosives, credit cards and their blanks, dangerous goods as defined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), devices for smoking opium or hashish and smoking mixtures, prescriptions drugs, fire extinguishers, flammables, furs, gambling devices, gases, graphite products, wet ice, infectious substances, magnetized materials, precious metals, military equipment, oxidizers, personal effects, poisons, political material, precious stones, psychotherapy substances, radioactive materials and tobacco products.  For a complete list of prohibited and restricted imports, see: