Customs Information

Romania’s customs authorities may enforce strict regulations concerning temporary importation into or export from Romania of items such as firearms, antiquities, and medications. Romanian law allows travelers to bring cash into or out of Romania. However, sums larger than 10,000 Euros or the equivalent must be declared. It is advisable to contact the Embassy of Romania in Washington or one of Romania’s consulates in the United States for specific information regarding customs requirements. It is advisable to contact the Embassy of Romania in Washington at 1607 – 23rd St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20008, telephone number (202) 232-4747, or at one of the Romanian consulates in Los Angeles, Chicago, or New York City. The Romanian Embassy maintains a website here.

Romania customs authorities encourage the use of an ATA (Admission Temporaire/Temporary Admission) Carnet for the temporary admission of professional equipment, commercial samples, and/or goods for exhibitions and fair purposes. ATA Carnet Headquarters located at the U.S. Council for International Business, 1212 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036, issues and guarantees the ATA Carnet in the United States. For additional information call (212) 354-4480, send an e-mail to, or visit for details.