The Canada custom import duty or tax for sunglasses or eyeglasses frames is 0% ,
The import GST depends on the province, when classified under Health & Beauty → Eye Care → Frames of Plastic with HS commodity code 9003.11.1000. To check more HS code for optical products.
If the package is inspected, you will also be charged a brokerage fee. Canada Post's rate is usually about $8. UPS is more ($20-30).
Import duty and taxes are due when importing goods into Canada whether by a private individual or a commercial entity. The duty valuation method is FOB (Free on Board), which means that the import duty is calculated exclusively on the value of the imported goods. In addition to duty, imports may be subject to other taxes such as GST (General Sales Tax), PST (Provincial Sales Tax), or a combination of both known as HST (Harmonized Sales Tax) depending on the type of importer and province. Sales tax is calculated based on the sum of the value of the goods, the duty, and the excise duty (if applicable). The amount of duty and taxes due depends on the place of residence of the importer rather than on the location where the goods enter Canada.
Duty rates in Canada range between 0% and 35%, where the average duty rate is 8.56%. Some goods are not subject to duty (e.g. certain electronic products, antiques, toys, etc.). Check HS code for Optical Products.
Commercial importers are only subject to GST. Private importers are subject to HST (i.e. GST + PST). Sales tax rates vary by province. The table below outlines sales tax estimates in the different provinces:
|Province||Sales tax type||Provincial Rate||Combined rate|
|Manitoba||GST + PST||7.00%||12.00%|
|Newfoundland and Labrador||HST||8.00%||13.00%|
|Prince Edward Island||GST + PST||9.00%||14.00%|
|Quebec||GST + PST||8.50%||14.98%|
|Saskatchewan||GST + PST||5.00%||10.00%|
|Calculation results||Duty Calculator|
|Cost of Product||CA$10000.00|
|Cost of Shipping and Insurance||CA$1000.00|
|Any additional taxes||CA$0.00|
|Total import duty & taxes||CA$500.00|
|Cost of product & import incl import duty and taxes||CA$11500.00|
Notes on Province：Saskatchewan Province, Canada
Notes on duty & taxes rates
- Eyeglasses frames is duty free has a GST + PST rate of 5.0% .
Notes on import taxes due
- Please note that your shipping provider may add an additional handling fee
- USD/CAD exchange rate of 1.0568, is assumed