The below information is a brief summary of customs regulations when you plan your international shipping to Romania, Always double check with your local embassy or consulate to make sure you have all the information you need before you make your move. Contact the nearest Romania Embassy.

When you plan your international shipping to Romania, the following documents are required for customs clearance:

  • Passport (copy including page with stamp of entry into Romania) & Visa of customer (copy)
  • Letter of job transfer from shipper’s employer
  • Work contract from employer in Romania indicating starting date and period of contract
  • Certificate of Residence in Romania
  • Copy of Registration of the Romanian employer at the Romanian Chamber of Commerce or copy of the home rental agreement
  • Copy of fiscal code of shipper’s employer
  • Inventory in Romanian, detailed, valued, dated and signed by the shipper
  • 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.)

When shipping goods overseas to Romania, the following items customs guidelines will need to be met:


When shipping goods overseas to Romania, The following items are dutiable and/or restricted:

  • Alcohol
  • Medicine
  • New furniture subject to duties and value added tax

When shipping goods overseas to Romania, the following items are prohibited, but not limited to,  from entry into the country:

  • Foodstuff
  • Firearms
  • Ammunition
  • Narcotic drugs
  • Explosives
  • Pornographic material

When shipping Motor Vehicles overseas to Romania, the following documents and regulations will apply:

  • Shipper may be required to be present for Customs clearance
  • 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 showing shipper’s name, engine and chassis number


If you are moving your household, commercial goods or motor vehicles to Bucharest, Iaşi, Timişoara or to another other city, please give us a call to go over any questions on documentation.

The regulations are subject to change without notice. Our company is not liable for any costs, damage, delays, or other detrimental events resulting from non-compliance.