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Customs or Import duty for Leather belts to Nicaragua

The Customs or Import duty for Leather belts to Nicaragua is classified under Accessories(cdf categories).

The HSCODE applied for Leather belts is 42-3-30-0-0

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%

Special Tariff rate 1 is 0%

Special Tariff rate 2 is 0%

Special Tariff rate 3 is 0%

Special Tariff rate 4 is 3%

Special Tariff rate 5 is 0%

Special Tariff rate 6 is 0%

Special Tariff rate 7 is 3%

Special Tariff rate 8 is 10.5%

The average VAT rate applicable in Nicaragua is 0.15

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

The other taxes applicable are:

Excise duty

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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 Nicaragua Either by a private individual or a commercial entity.

The valuation method is CIF.

  • the sum of the value of the imported goods and the cost of shipping and insurance.
  • Along with Import duty, import goods are also subject to Sales Tax, Excise duty.

Below is the Duty and Sales tax for Nicaragua :

Duty Rates Average Duty Rate Sales Tax(GST) Threshold on goods
0% to 164% 15% ST=15%
VAT = ST * (CIF + Duty+ other taxes)
No threshold

Extra taxes and customs fees while importing

Excise Tax (ISC), which is an indirect tax levied on selective consumption of goods (e.g. tobacco cigarettes). Please refer on detailed information about excise duty.


  • As there is no threshold, all the import goods are subjected to duty and taxes.
  • Sales tax is applied on the sum of the CIF value, duty, and excise if applicable and excise duty is applied on the sum of the CIF value and duty.
  • Import Custom Duties (DAI), which are the local tariff liens in the importation of goods agreed to in the Central American Import Tariff.
  • No duty or tax if products are sent to private individuals by family members of a value up to US$500 and some goods can be free from VAT.
Prohibited Items:

  • Antiques (breakable and/or fragile)
  • Asbestos
  • Furs
  • Hazardous or combustible materials (as defined in IATA Regulations)
  • Dangerous goods, haz. or comb. mats
  • Isopropanol
  • Ivory
  • Military equipment
  • Pornography
Other related items:

Leather belts
Gloves & mittens of knitted wool / fine animal hair
Hair wigs
Hair accessory
Hats & beanies – not knitted – of cotton / flax
Key chains
Wallets & money clips of plastic
Calf skins leather
Sunglasses lens
Sports wristbands and power balance bands