One recipient in Romania is entitled to receive a parcel without paying customs duty if:

  • cargo without commercial purpose;
  • it is intended for personal use – these are items of a personal nature;
  • the total cost of the parcel does not exceed the equivalent of $50;
  • the weight of one box should not exceed 29,5 kg.;
  • the description of the parcel's contents and its specified price shall be complete and truthful;
  • the package shall not contain items from the list of prohibited items;
  • in case whether the parcel contains items that have restrictions on import into the country of destination, they must comply with the customs regulations of the country of destination, and at the request of the customs authorities, please attach the necessary permits to them;
  • In case of shipping rules violation, the Customs Service has the right to impose sanctions on the sender provided for by Law (including partial or complete confiscation of the contents of the parcel). The sender will also be obliged to pay for unforeseen expenses caused by his fault, related to additional customs checks, fines, and/ or return of the parcel to the country of departure;

Please note!

If the price of the contents exceeds $50, the cargo is automatically subject to customs duty.

List of goods, the import of which is prohibited to Romania:

  • Cigarettes and other tobacco products
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Perishable goods (sausages, fresh fruits, vegetables)
  • Original documents: passport, birth certificate, etc.
  • Medicines containing psychotropic and narcotic substances (sleeping pills, strong painkillers, sedatives, etc.)
  • Firearms, signaling, pneumatic, gas or cold steel arms (including projectant weapons), ammunition, electric shock devices and spark arresters, as well as the main parts of firearms
  • Drugs and narcotic drugs of any origin
  • Radioactive substances
  • Explosive (gunpowder, fireworks), caustic, toxic (insecticides, mercury, etc.), flammable (aerosols, lighters) and other dangerous substances (poison, etc.)
  • Medicines, including ointments, for example, "Voltaren", as well as dietary supplements, vitamins
  • Animals and plants
  • Antiques; collectibles
  • Works of arts
  • Jewelry, precious metals and stones
  • Money (coins and banknotes)
  • Money documents in any form: payment orders, checks, vouchers, securities, bonds, coupons, shares, credit cards
  • Postage stamps
  • Articles and publications of an obscene nature and content, pornography
  • Radiotelephones
  • Human remains and organs, ashes
  • Items prohibited by the World Transport Association
  • Items that, by their nature or packaging, may pose a danger to postal workers, soiling or spoiling other items and equipment*
  • Other goods prohibited for shipping, in accordance with the Universal Postal Union acts and the customs legislation of the recipient country.

Please note!

The list of goods is not complete!!! A detailed list can be found on the website of the recipient country customs office!!!!