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Customs or Import duty for Gold jewellery – necklaces and chains to Colombia

The Customs or Import duty for Gold jewellery – necklaces and chains to Colombia is classified under Jewelry & Watches(cdf categories).

The HSCODE applied for Gold jewellery – necklaces and chains is 91-3-10-0-0

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

The custom/import taxes are:

General duty is 15%

The average VAT rate applicable in Colombia is 0.19 or 0.05

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

The other taxes applicable are:

Consumption tax

Excsie duty

To know more information on which tariff rate is applicable from the country you are importing to, look here

To get the accurate amount, calculate here

Calculation method:

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

The valuation method is CIF.

Below table provide the Duty and Sales tax for Colombia:

Duty Rates Average Duty Rate Sales Tax(GST) Threshold on goods
0% to 35% (Some electronic goods are duty free) 11.31% VAT=16% VAT=VAT%(CIF + Excise + any duty) Duty is not exempted but VAT is exempted id FOB is less than US$200
  • Alcohol and tobacco products are subjected to excise duty at 20% and 55% (CIF + duty)
  • Consumption taxes in corporate
  • A national consumption tax is levied against the following select services and goods:

    1. Mobile phone services at 4%.
    2. Certain vehicles, aircraft, and other goods at 8% or at 16%.
    3. Restaurant and cafeteria services at 8%.

For more information on other taxes and duties please refer Corporate taxes website.

Prohibited Items:

  • Imitation (replica) firearms, weapons, explosive devices or ammunition
Other related items:

Gold jewellery – necklaces and chains
Necklace with diamonds and precious stones
Diamond jewellery – pendants,rings,necklaces,ear-rings,gold coins
Platinum jewellery – necklaces & chains ,bands
Silver jewellery – bangles,rings with gemstones,rings,cufflinks
Clocks – electric with mechanical display
Clock – electric with mechanical display
Sports watches,analog watches,mens and womens watches
Wrist watch,Digital watches,smart watches,fitness tracker,heart rate monitors,etc
Precious and semi-precious stones