Kyrgyz Republic - Country Commercial Guide
Import Requirements and Documentation

Includes import documentation and other requirements for both the U.S. exporter and foreign importer.

Last published date: 2021-10-05

Following the Kyrgyz Republic’s accession to the EAEU in 2015 and the entry into force of the “Customs Code of the Eurasian Economic Union” (Annex No. 1 to the Treaty on the Customs Code of the Eurasian Economic Union) as of January 1, 2018,[1] the import requirements and documentation information are provided in the EAEU Customs Code, particularly in Articles 8, 89, 108. The unofficial English translation of the Code is available on the Eurasion Economic Commission (EEC)’s website.[2]

Standard procedures of customs clearance and customs control of goods and vehicles crossing the border of the Kyrgyz Republic, as well as the list of documentation and other requirements for the successful importation of products into the Kyrgyz Republic, are outlined in the Customs Documentation page of the EEC.[3]  As per the EAEU Customs Code (Article 80, Cl. 7)[4] the official translation into Russian of the documents mentioned in the Regulations above may be requested at the Kyrgyz customs points. The list of taxation-related documents and those for export/import operations within the EAEU can be found onthe State Tax Service website under the Ministry of Economy and Finance.[5] [6]

[1] http://www.consultant.ru/document/cons_doc_LAW_215315/

[2] http://www.eurasiancommission.org/ru/act/tam_sotr/dep_tamoj_zak/Pages/tk_eaes.aspx

[3]  http://www.eurasiancommission.org/ru/act/tam_sotr/departament/tamojDocs/Pages/default.aspx

[4] https://www.alta.ru/codex-2018/R3/GL13/ST80/

[5] https://www.sti.gov.kg/%D0%BD%D0%BE%D1%80%D0%BC%D0%B0%D1%82%D0%B8%D0%B2%D0%BD%D0%B0%D1%8F-%D0%B1%D0%B0%D0%B7%D0%B0-%D0%B5%D0%B0%D1%8D%D1%81

[6] https://sti.gov.kg/docs/default-source/other/buklet4.pdf?sfvrsn=2