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Kazakhstan – Customs and Import duty tax calculation method

Customs Duties or Import duty and taxes will be pending and need to be cleared while importing goods into Kazakhstan 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. In addition to duty, imports are subjected to GST sales tax, and in some cases to excise duty.
  • Along with Import duty, import goods are also subject to Sales Tax and Excise Duty.

Below is the Duty and Sales tax for Kazakhstan:

Duty Rates Average Duty Rate Sales Tax(GST) Threshold on goods
0% to 100% 7.8% 12% No duty or taxes if product’s CIF value and weight does not exceed 1000 and 31kg per calendar month(applicable only personal imports)

There are 2 categories of import goods in Kazakhstan:

  1. Personal products
  2. Commercial products


  • Personal imports which cross the threshold mentioned in the table above will be subjected to 30% tax and this rate applies on excess of mentioned value and weight limits.
  • Excise taxes apply to the sale and import of crude oil, gas condensate, petrol/gasoline (excluding aviation fuel), diesel fuel, spirits and alcoholic beverages, beer, tobacco.
  • The import of products like single items or sets of goods weighing more than 35kg (e.g. a refrigerator, a set of furniture) are subjected to duty per the Common Customs Tariff.
  • Commercial products are subjected to duty and taxes irrespective of CIF value and weight as there isno threshold got commercial products.
  • Kazakhstan applies duties and tariffs of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) Common Customs Tariff.

Below is the Excise Duty in Kazakhstan:

Product Duty Rate
Crude oil, gas condensate, petrol/gasoline, diesel KZT* 0 to 5,000 per tonne
Alcoholic beverages and beer, tobacco KZT 0 to 2,450 per item of measure (pieces or litres)

Please refer detailed information of excise duty for Kazakhstan here