Uzbekistan - Country Commercial Guide
Prohibited and Restricted Imports

Includes a list of goods that are prohibited from being exported to the country or are otherwise restricted.

Last published date: 2021-10-10

Uzbekistan’s legislation prohibits import of the following items to the country:

  • narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and precursors
  • works of print, manuscripts, cliches, drawings, photographs, photographic films, negatives, video and audio materials aimed at undermining the state and social system, violation of territorial integrity, political independence and state sovereignty, propagandizing war, terrorism, violence, national exclusivity and religious hatred, racism and its variety (anti-Semitism, fascism), pornographic materials
  • portable laser emitters
  • explosives and pyrotechnics
  • unmanned aerial vehicles.

Trade of the following products requires a license: weapons, military equipment/machinery and equipment used for their production, uranium and other radioactive substances, equipment that produces or uses radioactive materials, precious metals and goods made of them. The procedure for license issuance is described in the Decree #959 ( of Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan of December 1, 2017.