The information in this page is purely informative. Please confirm it with your local laws and government.
Declare and pay customs duties, import duties and other local taxes is your sole responsability.
When needed we declare the shipping contents as sculptures (code 97030000 in the Harmonized System).
The circulation of goods within the limits of the European Union is not subjected to customs duties.
The EU's customs territory includes the territories of the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus (except for areas where the Cypriot government does not exercise effective control), Czech Republic, Denmark (except the Faroe Islands and Greenland), Estonia, Finland, France (including Guadeloupe, French Guyana, Martinique and Reunion Islands and except for New Caledonia, Mayotte, Saint-Pierre and Miquelon, Wallis and Futura Islands, French Polynesia and French Southern and Antartic Territories), Germany (except the Heligoland island and the territory of Büsingen), Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy (except for Livigno and Campione d'Italia and the national waters of Lake Lugano which are between the bank and the political frontier of the area between Ponte Tresa and Porto Ceresio), Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain (except Ceuta and Melilla), Sweden.
The Principality of Monaco is also consider part of the EU's customs territory.
Until the definitive exit of UK from EU on 31 December 2020, UK is consider part of the EU's customs territory, including the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man.
European Economic Area: Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway
The EEA Agreement prohibits tariffs on trade between the Contracting Parties and, therefore, import taxes shouldn't be applied. However, the custom borders and procedures between EEA members are still in place: goods must be declared and some delay is expected.
The VAT-free limit for purchases is 300 CHF (around 285 €). Above, an 7.7% of the total value is applied as VAT. If the resulting VAT is lower than 5 CHF, the tax is not collected.
Detailed information can be found in the Federal Customs Administration webpage.
United States of America
The is currently no tax on importing sculptures from Europe to US. More information can be found in the U.S. Customs and Borders Protection website. However, individual states may apply taxes over goods purchased on-line of around 2-6 %.
Depending on your province, a tax between 5 and 15% may be aplied.
Detail information can be found in the Canada Border Agency webpage.
For goods with a value of 1 000 AUD or less, there are generally no duties, taxes or charges to pay at the border. For goods with a value over 1 000 AUD, you will need to fill out an Import Declaration, and pay duties, taxes and charges at the border.
Detail information can be found in the Australian Border Force.
A 19% tax may be applied.