COUNTRIES IMPORT GUIDES

LAOS

KEY CONTROLLED COMMODITIES

RICE

WOOD PRODUCTS

KEY PROHIBITED COMMODITIES

DANGEROUS GOODS AS DEFINED BY INTERNATIONAL AIR TRANSPORT ASSOCIATION

PRECIOUS STONES

DRY ICE

CERTAIN DESTRUCTIVE FISHING TOOLS

OPIUM

Full list available at the Customs website: https://www.laotradeportal.gov.la/index.php?r=site/display&id=20#1

DUTY & TAX

Duty and tax exemption threshold: None

Tax: 10% VAT

Value for duty and tax assessment: Calculated based on the cost, insurance and freight value of the shipments

KEY PROHIBITED COMMODITIES

Shipments must include 1 original and 2 copies of an invoice. Shipments of documents do not require an invoice.

For additional information, please visit: http://www.laotradeportal.gov.la/index.php?r=site/index