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Slovakia – 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 Slovakia from outside of the EU 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.

Below is the Duty and Sales tax for Slovakia :

Duty Rates Average Duty Rate Sales Tax(GST) or VAT Threshold on goods
0% to 48.5% 20% ST=10% to 20%
VAT = ST * (CIF + Duty)
No duty if the product value or FOB value (excluding shipping and insurance) cost won’t exceed 150 and No VAT if FOB value is less than or equal to 22


  • Electronic goods such as Laptops, CellPhones, Digital cameras and Video Game instruments are duty free.
  • Duty in Slovakia varies from one country to another even for the same product. For example, Bicycles made in China carry an additional (anti dumping) duty of 48.5%.
  • Lower VAT i.e. 10% is applied on the products like books.

Extra taxes and customs fees while importing

Excise tax is charged on the release to tax-free circulation or import of tobacco products, wine, spirits, beer, mineral oil, electric energy, coal, and natural gas.

Please refer detailed information about excise duty here.

Additional fees can be applied in order to cover the expense of performing any required testing of the imported goods.