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Customs Procedure for Moving Household Goods in to Romania

Shipper's presence is required in Romania upon arrival of their belongings. 

Documents Required

1. Passport (copy including page with stamp of entry into Romania) & Visa of customer (copy) 
2. Letter of job transfer from shipper's employer 
3. Work contract from employer in Romania indicating starting date and period of contract 
4. Certificate of Residence in Romania 
5. Copy of Registration of the Romanian employer at the Romanian Chamber of Commerce or copy of the home rental agreement 
6. Copy of fiscal code of shipper's employer 
7. Inventory in Romanian, detailed, valued, dated and signed by the shipper 
8. The following items must be detailed: 
Jewelry, precious metals, antiques dated before 1945 
Electrical items (indicate serial numbers) 
Invoices and photos (2 copies) of any valuable items (paintings, jewelry, TV, antiques, etc.) 
Certificate stating that goods are for personal use and will not be resold or used for commercial purpose 
Copy of insurance certificate 
Legitimate (Romanian Residence I.D.) 


Vehicle/Car
1. Shipper may be required to be present for Customs clearance 
2. Subject to Customs duties and value added tax 

Documents required: 
Sales invoice clearly showing price paid, date and place of purchase, and conditions of delivery 
Transportation invoice showing cost of transport (if applicable) 
Original vehicle document shipper's name, engine and chassis number showing 


Restricted Items
Alcohol 
Medicine 
New furniture subject to duties and value added tax 

Prohibited Items
Foodstuff, Firearms, Ammunition, Narcotic drugs, Explosives, Pornographic material.

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