The President of Uzbekistan has signed the resolution on additional measures for social protection of citizens affected by emergency situations.
According to the document, starting January 1, 2021, individuals are exempt from paying state duties and taxes for the restoration of documents lost or damaged as a result of natural and man-made disasters, including domestic ones.
Confirmation of an emergency is made after a request from a public authority on the basis of:
• Certificates issued by the Ministry of Emergency Situations - in the territory of Uzbekistan;
• Certificates issued and legalized by authorized agencies of foreign states, either with an Apostille or in accordance with international treaties – in the territory of foreign states.
Persons (organizations) responsible for the accident will reimburse payments for document recovery.
No penalties are imposed on individuals whose documents have been lost or destroyed by disasters.