The following goods may be
imported into Kyrgyzstan by travellers of 16 years or over without
incurring customs duty :1000 cigarettes or 1000g of tobacco products;
1.5l of alcoholic beverages and 2l of wine; a reasonable quantity of
perfume for personal use.
Note : On entering the country, tourists must complete a
customs declaration form which must be retained until departure, and
then handed over on the international flight leaving any CIS country.
This allows the import of articles intended for personal use,
including currency and valuables which must be registered on the
declaration form. Customs inspection can be long and detailed.
Prohibited imports : Military weapons and ammunition;
narcotics; fruit and vegetables; live animals; photographs and printed
matter directed against Kyrgyzstan; loose pearls; anything owned by a
third party that is to be carried in for that third party. If there
are any queries regarding items that may be imported, an information
sheet is available on request from Intourist.
Prohibited exports : As prohibited imports, as well as annulled
securities, state loan certificates, lottery tickets, works of art and
antiques (unless permission has been granted by the Ministry of
Culture), saiga horns, Siberian stag, red deer antlers (unless on
organised hunting trip) and deer skins.