- MEEST Corporation Inc. sends parcels to the following countries: Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Moldova, the Baltic countries (Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia) and countries of Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan), Azerbaijan and Georgia.
- You can send parcels by sea or by air.
- Parcels sent by sea or air to any country (except door-to-door delivery to Russia) must be at least 5 kg (11 lbs). Parcels delivered by air or sea to Russia with door-to-door service must be at least 10 kg (22 lbs).
- Parcels must be securely packaged (preferably in cardboard boxes). The names and addresses of the sender and recipient must be written on the parcel.
- A CN23 customs declaration must be filled out for all parcels, and must specify the package contents: description of the goods, quantity, and total value of the contents of the package.
- Food: A small amount of food products may be included in a parcel ONLY to some countries. Food must be factory packed. You can only send dry food products such as candy, coffee, and tea. Please refer to the specific country page for more information.
- It is very important to correctly complete the CN23 customs declaration, which significantly helps in clearing customs. If the declaration is filled out incorrectly or the specified list of items is incomplete, Customs may open and inspect the parcel and assess additional duties. Undeclared items can be seized and confiscated by the Customs office of the country of destination.
- MEEST does not have information on customs rates and cannot influence the decisions of customs agencies in the destination countries.
- For further information please contact one of our agents or MEEST head office.
ITEMS PROHIBITED FROM SHIPPING:
- firearms and ammunition, sharp weapons and other items specifically designed for attack and defense (brass knuckles, stilettos, cans with liquid nerve agent, etc.);
- explosive, flammable and other dangerous substances, military equipment, unless otherwise provided by legislation; narcotics, psychotropic substances, their analogues and precursors, scheduled by the Ministry of Health’s Committee as controlled substances under current law, or radioactive substances;
- alcoholic beverages, drugs, tobacco products;
- items of obscene or immoral content;
- permits for the right to bear arms, employment records, military IDs, passports and other identification documents;
- goods whose export violates intellectual property rights;
- items classified as national, historic, or cultural heritage according to a country’s laws;
- seeds and planting materials; food products of animal origin without thermal treatment of live animals, except bees, leeches, silkworm caterpillars, parasites and annihilators of harmful insets, intended for the study of these insects, which are exchanged by officially defined institutions;
- perishable food products (fresh fruits);
- jewelry, bank notes and metals;
- motorcycle frames, engines, chassis, etc., which are described as vehicle parts (disassembled vehicles).