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Reunion – 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 Reunion from outside of the EU 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.
  • Along with Import duty, import goods are also subject to VAT, OM, OMR and excise duty.

Below is the Duty and Sales tax for Reunion :

Duty Rates Average Duty Rate Sales Tax(GST) Threshold on goods
0% to 17% 10% ST=2.1% to 8.5%
VAT = ST * (CIF + Duty+ other taxes)
No duty if the product value or FOB value (excluding shipping and insurance) cost won’t exceed 150 and No VAT, OM and OMR if the FOB value(check Overview for FOB value) does not exceed 22.

Extra taxes and customs fees while importing:

Type of Tax Products Rates
OM All Varying range
OMR All 2.5% of CIF value
Excise duty Products like meat, aluminium products, alcoholic beverages and cigarettes Varying range


  • Reunion 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.
  • Some electronic products such as Laptops, CellPhones, Digital cameras and Video Game instruments are duty free
  • Duty ranges are 0% (for example books) and 17% (for example Wellington shoes) generally.
  • Additional fees can be applied in order to cover the expense of performing any required testing of the imported goods.