Corona crisis - questions from entrepreneurs about masks

Update: 28 may 2020

If you are importing masks, they must bear a CE mark and meet the European standard EN-149 2001. For more information, please contact the Inspectorate for Health and Youth Care (IGJ).

Masks: commodity codes and import duty

Commodity code
Import duty
Textile masks
6307 9098
Paper masks
4818 5000
Plastic masks
3924 9000

You are also liable for the payment of turnover tax. If the masks are a donation, please see our news item Personal protective equipment: import duty relief (update).