How to transport valuables abroad

If you need to transport or send art objects - paintings, antiques, coins or other collectibles - GlobalPost is ready to help. We provide a full range of services:

customs clearance of documents

preparation of export permit

delivery to the specified address

STEP 1. Preparing for transportation abroad

Current legislation prohibits the export of valuables belonging to
to the State Register of National Cultural Heritage, the National Archival Fund or the Museum Fund of Ukraine. For transportation of other art objects it is necessary to receive the special certificate of the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine.

To get it, you must prepare:

  • application to the state body for control over export, import
  • documents confirming the ownership of a work of art or collection – a check or invoice, and the return of cultural property;
  • full list of items to be transported (if there are several);
  • two color photos measuring 13×18 cm (if there are more than one item – for each work);
  • identity documents (copy of passport or state registration certificate of the legal entity).

Current legislation prohibits the export of valuables belonging to
to the State Register of National Cultural Heritage, the National Archival Fund or the Museum Fund of Ukraine. To transport other art objects, you must obtain a special certificate from the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine.

To get it, you must prepare:

  • were created after 1950;
  • are among the modern souvenirs;
  • is the result of mass and mass production.

Only a package of documents is required to transport such works abroad
for customs clearance.

STEP 2. Quality packaging

Works of art need special treatment during transportation. In order not to damage the integrity, when sending the parcel it is necessary to choose an individual package for each item and use additional cushioning materials.

By trusting GlobalPost parcels, customers can be sure that they will be delivered safe and sound!

STEP 3. Collection of documents for customs clearance

If the transportation of artistic values ​​is legal
person, you need to prepare the following package of documents:

  • Extract from the Register of persons who carry out transactions with goods;
  • confirmation of the value of the goods (expense invoice, check, cargo calculation or letter indicating the value of all items);
  • a contract for foreign economic activity (or a letter if free samples of products are transported);
  • invoice – 4 copies in English and 1 copy in Ukrainian;
  • Certificate of the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine that the subject does not belong to the list of historical and cultural values.

Individuals who send a parcel must submit the following documents:

the statement of the established sample;

  • invoice – in English (4 pcs.) and Ukrainian (1 pc.) languages;
  • check, bill of lading, or letter of intent to confirm value;
  • copy of passport or ID Card with attachment;
  • Certificate of the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine that works of art have no historical and cultural value.

GlobalPost cares about its customers, so it not only prepares the entire list of documents, but also provides round-the-clock support and the ability to monitor order fulfillment.

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