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
6.3%
Paper masks
4818 5000
 0%
Plastic masks
3924 9000
6.5%

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).