Information for IMPORTERS
Frequently asked questions
for new IMPORTERS
How much does it cost to import?
It is important to know the merchandise you want to import, which country it is from, its value, weight, volume and Incoterms in order to calculate the taxes for nationalization of goods and freight costs, among others.
Is it necessary to have a company to import?
You can import up to 2 times per year without a company.
What do I need to know when importing clothing and footwear?
Products that are not from Mercosur need permits at the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining, and are subject to analysis at LATU.
Therefore, it is necessary to have a registered company in good legal standing with DGI, BPS, BSE, DINAMA for packaging issues, and registered at the Ministry of Industry for permits. The composition of the garments and footwear shall be declared at the time of import.
Can I import a vehicle or motorhome?
It is possible, as long as it is new. Import of used cars is not allowed, apart from the exceptions set forth in Law No. 17.887