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  1. What Do I Need To Know To Move My Household Goods To Ukraine?
  2. Non-Diplomats
  3. Diplomats
  4. Can I Move My Private Vehicle To Ukraine?
  5. Diplomats
  6. Non-Diplomats
  7. You Don’t Have To Go It Alone
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Ukraine is the second largest country in Europe, second only to Russia. Having long struggled with conflict both internal and external, the country is now turning toward a future fueled by innovation, independence, and progress. If you are moving to this fascinating country, you probably have a lot of questions.

This guide is intended to provide you with the basics of importing personal goods to Ukraine. You will learn about the requirements for shipping household goods and vehicles to the country, as well as the rules for special individuals.

What do I need to know to move my household goods to Ukraine?

There are two sets of rules governing the import of personal household goods to Ukraine. These rules are based on the relationship of the importer to Ukraine. Specifically, diplomatic officials moving to Ukraine have different requirements.


Let’s start with non-diplomats, since that applies to most people moving to Ukraine. For most people, moving to Ukraine will require the payment of taxes and duties on your household goods. You will also need to provide a lot of complicated paperwork, but don’t stress. There are professionals available to help you, but more on that later.

Here is the paperwork you will need to provide to import your household goods to Ukraine successfully:

  • Copy of your passport
  • Valid visa for entering Ukraine
  • Pro forma invoice
  • Packing list (as detailed as you can, with brand names, dimensions, etc.)
  • A separate list for items with cultural value (you should have two copies with photographs)
  • Ukrainian registration tax code
  • Notarized letter permitting customs official to clear items
  • Immigration stamp
  • T6 Form or customs declaration
  • Work permit (non-diplomat only)
  • Documents for valuable antiques, furniture, etc.
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Foreign diplomats get the benefit of duty-free imports of their household goods, provided that the move is temporary. They will need to provide the paperwork listed above, as well as a diplomatic certificate proving their status.

It is really important for you to contact a representative at the Embassy of Ukraine in the U.S. prior to shipping your goods. Failure to do so could lead to unwelcome surprises during the customs clearance process, costing you time and money.

Can I move my private vehicle to Ukraine?

There are also two sets of rules governing the import of personal vehicles into Ukraine. Foreign diplomats have different rules for imports in many countries. Maybe you are a diplomat. Most likely you are not. We will talk about both sets of rules below.


Diplomats often bring private vehicles into the country for use while they are there. Ukraine allows diplomats to import private vehicles into the country duty-free. Customs officials issue a temporary permit for the vehicle that can be extended if the tour of duty is expected to be longer than planned. The rules for this exception do dictate, however, that it is expected that the vehicle will not be in the country for longer than 12 months.


For the rest of us, importing a vehicle to Ukraine will very likely require paying taxes and duties. First of all, only cars manufactured in the past five years are eligible for import. You will need to be able to show that you have been the owner of the vehicle for at least six months prior to your move. If this requirement is not met, full taxes and duties will be assessed.

Either way you enter the country, you will need to provide documentation for your vehicle. You will need to provide:

  • Current vehicle registration
  • Passport
  • International driver’s license
  • Details of the vehicle being imported
  • Clear title/bill of sale for vehicle
  • Proof of employment in Ukraine
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A1 Auto Transport is here to help you move your belongings from the U.S. to Ukraine. Our dedicated team of international shipping experts is here to help you with every step of the process. They can help you determine the best way to ship your goods, guide you through collecting and completing all the necessary paperwork, and be there to answer your questions along the way. Contact us today for your free, no-obligation shipping quote.

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