Our responsibility and rights

The State Customs Committee of Transdniestria is principally responsible for:

  • controlling the flow of goods and means of transport across the customs border of Transdniestria,
  • protecting economic security, society and environment by preventing smuggling and illegal import/export of prohibited and restricted goods,
  • ensuring enforcement of customs laws and regulations in Transdniestria;
  • collecting customs duties and other customs payments.

 In order to perform their duties properly customs officers have rights to:

  • stop, question and check travellers for prohibited and restricted goods in customs control zones;
  • examine luggage, means of transport; to check items, cash and other values carried across the border;
  • ask for identification documents and documents relating to carried goods and means of transport.

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