Croatia Humanitarian Customs Regulations

This document was submitted in response to a questionnaire distributed by Global Hand regarding humanitarian customs information. It provides regulations for importing humanitarian aid into Croatia.

Required Documents

A commerial invoice is needed for the import of humanitarian goods.

Prohibited Goods

Food, bedding, clothes, footwear, medicaments and hygenic necessities are not permitted entry into Croatia as humanitarian aid.

Tax Exemption

All humanitarian goods are tax exempt.

PreShipment Application

Pre-shipment application is not required for tax exemption.

Monetary Valuation

Monetary valuation is required on the basis of the consignment as a whole.


There are no restrictions on new or second hand goods.

Other Info

Organisations sending humanitarian cargo have to be registered by the Ministry of Work and Social Welfare of the Republic of Croatia.


Customs Directorate of Croatia Date published: 13/06/2003


Regions / countries / territories

Europe: Croatia