Terms of the transaction are registered in the new edition of law "On medicines and pharmaceutical activities”, which came into force on January 4, 2016, according to the Ministry of Health.
Thus, the import and export of medicines and medical products without state registration and without customs clearance is allowed if they are intended for:
- Personal use by individuals for the period of stay in the country;
- Treatment of patients living in Uzbekistan and abroad, on the basis of medical evidence, confirmed by medical institution within the course of treatment ;
- Personal use by diplomatic and administrative- technical personnel of diplomatic and similar representations, including members of their families living with them;
- First aid for passengers of the vehicle coming into or departing from the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan, and are included in the first aid kit.
Import and export of medicines and medical products for the treatment of participants of international scientific, cultural and sports events, and participants in international missions, will be carried out in the manner determined by the Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan. It will also be possible to import and export medice in this cases without registration and customs clearance.
Before the adoption of the Law "On amendments and additions to the law ’On medicines and pharmaceutical activity’”, use of drugs without state registration was illegal.