|Area:||1,052,085 sq. mi|
|Top 5 Largest Cities:||1. Almaty 2. Astana 3. Shymkent 4. Karaganda 5. Aktobe|
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To assist clearing your household goods, documents are very important to Customs. Below you will find some of the needed documents.
Import Declaration – A document stating the household goods being shipped.
Certificate of Origin – Gives verification of which country your household goods are manufactured in.
Your documents are very important within the clearance process. Below you will find some of the documents Customs will look forward to receiving.
Once your household goods have arrived in Kazakhstan along with your documents, both are subjected to examination by Customs. A CBP officer will examine your household goods to determine the value, correct markings, proper invoicing, existence of prohibited items, damages, deterioration and illegal narcotics. It’s important to assure all items are properly described and accounted for to avoid any delays or seizure of items. Once your items are approved for release, they are safeguarded by the proper officers.
Customs duties and taxes will be due once your items has passed through inspection. Your Customs duties will be based on the cost, insurance and freight (CIF) if your shipment is in-bound and not a Diplomat. Do not include any documents showing the true value of your goods to avoid hefty fees. Duties can range from 0 to 80% and Value-added Tax (VAT) 12% of the cost, insurance and freight (CIF). If you are a Diplomat, you can import for free.
You must be 18 years or older to import duty-free. Below are items and its quantities for duty-free sahipment.
The correct labeling and markings are very important for Customs. Each mark and label should be in the English language. Please take a look below to discover the marking and labeling requirements.
Customs deem certain items as prohibited for the safety of the land and its people. Take a look below at some of the prohibited items below.
Restrictions are very important to be attentive to when importing into Kazakhstan. Please take a look below at the items of restrictions.
The liability for duties are paid once Customs has cleared your shipment for release. There are no options of prepaid duties or taxes prior to exportation from a foreign country. Once your shipment is filed with CBP, the party and only the party listed as the receiver can pick up the shipment. If household goods are warehoused, the party of liability can be changed to another party, most whom purchased the goods. The Customs broker cannot pay duties, but can accept a check written out to the Customs and Border Protection to forward. Once items are received, all articles are deemed owned by the receiver and no longer in ownership of the CBP.
For more information regarding moving to Kazakhstan, please review the websites below.
All information featured above is for viewing purposes only. To obtain up-to-date information about overseas shipment, please notify your nearest Consulate.