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French Guiana – Customs and Import duty tax calculation method

Import duty and taxes are due when importing goods into French Guiana from outside of the EU whether by a private individual or a commercial entity.Imports from the EU are free from duty but subject to other import taxes. The import duty and taxes payable are calculated on the CIF value, i.e. the sum of the value of the imported goods and the cost of shipping and insurance.In addition to import duty, imports are subject to Sea Excise (Octroi de Mer) and Regional Sea Excise (Octroi de Mer Regional).

NB: French Guiana is an overseas department of France, and as such it belongs to the EU’s Outermost Regions that are also part of the EU Customs Union.

Below table provide the Duty and Sales tax for French-Guiana:

Duty Rates Sales Tax(GST) Threshold on goods
0% to 17%( Some Electronic goods are exempted from duty) No Sales Tax Duty is free if FOB is less than 22
  • Sea Excise and Regional Sea Excise will be charged on CIF
  • Excise duty will be applied on FUel and alcohol products.
  • Extra charges will be applicable for verification of goods.