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Customs or Import duty for Vitamins and supplements to Dominica

The Customs or Import duty for Vitamins and supplements to Dominica is classified under Health & Beauty(cdf categories).

The HSCODE applied for Vitamins and supplements is 85-10-10-0-0

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

The custom/import taxes are:

General duty is 20%

Special Tariff rate 1 is 0%

Special Tariff rate 2 is NULL

The average VAT rate applicable in Dominica is 0.15

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

The other taxes applicable are:

Excsie duty

Customs Service Charge

Environmental surcharge

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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 Dominica whether by a private individual or a commercial entity.

The valuation method is CIF.

Below table provide the Duty and Sales tax for Dominica:

Duty Rates Average Duty Rate Sales Tax(GST) Threshold on goods
0% to 70% 17.45% 15% (CIF + duty + other taxes) No minimum threshols but, If FOB is less than EC$1,350 then tax will flat 30%.
  • For alcohol and tobacco products ad valorem and specific rates will be applied.
  • Excise tax is imposed on taxable goods (other than taxable goods previously imported into Dominica) removed for consumption in Dominica from a warehouse of a manufacturer registered or required to be registered and taxable goods imported into Dominica. Excise taxes are calculated either on the chargeable value of the goods or via the authorised tariff code.

    For more information on Customs, Excise, VAT Dominica-Other-taxes

  • Customs Service Charge = 3% (CIF)
  • Environmental surcharge = 1% to 1.5% (CIF)
Prohibited Items:

  • No items are prohibited
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