Letter of Exemption

Exemption Letters are used for Custom Clearance of the produts in the Russia. These letters issued for the products which are not subject for the Mandatory GOST Certification. 

Only one organization in Moscow, VNIIS ( Institute of Certification Research and Development for all Russia ) is authorized to issue these letters. 

Procedure:
Russian Importer Company applies to VNIIS for a certain shipment with the information about the product. This information includes:

  1. Contract and Invoice,
  2. OKP ( Russian Local Classification Codes ) and HS Codes. 
  3. Technical information about the product.

This application and documents are evaluated by the experts, within one week the Exemption Letter issued by this organization which is written to the Russian Customs and to the Importer Company.