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Customs or Import duty for Ac adapters to United Arab Emirates

The Customs or Import duty for Ac adapters to United Arab Emirates is classified under Consumer Electronics(cdf categories).

The HSCODE applied for Ac adapters is 85-4-40-90-0

The tax is applied on the total sum of item cost, insurance cost and shipment cost.

The custom/import taxes are:

General duty is 0%

The average VAT rate applicable in United Arab Emirates is 0.05

Note: If the special tariff rate is NULL then general duty is applicable.

The other taxes applicable are:


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Calculation method:

Customs Duties or Import duty and taxes will be pending and need to be cleared while importing goods into United Arab Emirates Either by a private individual or a commercial entity.

The valuation method is CIF.

  • The import duty and taxes payable are calculated on the complete shipping value, which includes the cost of the imported goods, the cost of freight and the cost of insurance.

Below is the Duty and Sales tax for United Arab Emirates :

Duty Rates Average Duty Rate Sales Tax(GST) Threshold on goods
0% to 100% 4.61% No Sales Tax No Duty if CIF value is upto AED1000

Extra taxes and customs fees while importing

No other charges.


  • As there is no threshold, all the import goods are subjected to duty.
  • Some electronic goods like laptops can be imported free of duty.
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