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International Import duties and taxes (VAT)

International Import duties and taxes (VAT)

When you order from the Wooting Store (European Union / International) for shipment outside the European Union, VAT is automatically deducted from VAT applicable items in your order. The store VAT rate is 21%.

Your order may be subject to additional taxes, duties and/or custom fees charged by the country of destination.

If you're shipping to the United Kingdom, there are special VAT regulations depending on the value of the goods. In that case please read our article on UK import Duties and VAT


The above rules apply to all consumer purchases imported from abroad, with these notable exceptions:
Shipping costs, including the Air Freight Shipping upgrade. Click to learn more about this upgrade.


Wooting two HE, US ANSI:
€199.99 incl. VAT / 1.21 = €166.66 excl. VAT.
You will be charged excluding VAT at checkout.

Any shipping fees, Airfreight, or other service-type upgrades are excluded from the calculation.

How the Wooting Store Handles VAT outside the European Union

The Wooting Store automatically compensates for whether or not VAT is collected when placing the order or at import.
When starting a new order on the Wooting store, prices are displayed including VAT.
The store automatically detects your region based on IP and will modify the store currency and might deduct VAT from the display prices if applicable.
Once the shipping address is added during checkout, the item price will update automatically based on the above listed VAT rules.

Import tax and duty information

If you are not familiar with your country's local taxes, duties, and other custom fees, then you can often find more information on your Government's website. Each country has their own naming, these are examples of selected countries:

Australian Border Force
Switzerland Customs
Japan Customs
Canada Border Services Agency

import tax and duty free

Selected countries are free of tax and import duties under certain value of goods. For your information, you can import tax and duty free up to*:

Australia, AUD 900
New Zealand, NZD 400
United States, USD 800
Switzerland, CHF 200

*These are indications, for most recent information, please inquiry your local customs website.

Refusing VAT/GST and Import Duties

You have the option to refuse to pay import duties.
This will result in the product getting returned to our warehouse.
In this scenario, we will refund you the product price minus any possible surcharges from the postal carrier.

Updated on: 12/12/2022

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