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The Decision of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission dated 6 August 2019 No. 130 On provision of documents confirming the origin of cash and (or) cash instruments (hereinafter – ‘Decision’) came into effect on 4 February 2020.

As follows from the Decision, a passenger customs declaration shall now be accompanied by the documents confirming the origin of cash or cash instruments upon their import or export to/from the EAEU.

Herewith, the abovementioned documents shall be provided in case the amount of cash or cash instruments exceeds the equivalent of USD 100 000 at the exchange rate as of the date of the passenger customs declaration provision.

About GRATA International

GRATA International is the largest independent Kazakhstani law firm, and one of the leading law firms in Central Asia and the Caspian Region. GRATA has provided a wide range of legal services in these regions for over 25 years.

Throughout its existence the Firm has developed an experienced tax and customs practice. In view of this, in 2005 the tax and customs department was formed.  Unlike many consulting companies, GRATA’s tax and customs team comprised mainly of lawyers and auditors who have experience of working in the tax and customs authorities. This feature enables us to provide our clients not only correct but practically feasible advice.


  • Advising on customs regulations of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the EAEU;
  • Advising on the classification of goods;
  • Appealing against decisions and actions of customs authorities to higher authorities;
  • Appealing against decisions and actions of customs authorities to the courts of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
  • Customs audit of foreign trade and customs operations of foreign trade activity players;
  • Legal support of customs inspections.

For additional information, please visit www.gratanet.com, or contact:

Assel Ilyassova


Head of Tax Department



+7 (727) 2445-777

+7 (701) 763-07-14




This alert for informational purposes only and shall not be treated as a legal advice. GRATA International is not responsible for any consequences arising from the use of the aforementioned information without its consent.

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Author: Assel Ilyasova
Almaty, Kazakhstan
Practice area:
Corporate and M&A
International Trade, Customs and WTO
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