Customers from the European Union
For orders shipped to countries within the European Union, there are no customs duties. All prices are inclusive of value-added tax (VAT).
Customers outside the European Union
For most countries outside of the European Union, value-added tax (VAT) is normally not due. Our team facilitates the import/export process, and all the related taxes and fees are included in the total price at checkout, so there are no hidden costs.
For orders shipped to the US, duties will be applied to any item valued at $800 USD and over. Duties may be applied to sunglasses depending on the classification. All the related taxes and fees are included in the total price at checkout, so there are no hidden costs.
US Customs may also collect duty fees if you have more than one shipment entering the US on the same day that total over $800 USD; according to The Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015. This law applies to all your shipments, not just italist.com
orders. For more information please visit, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Currently, customs fees are due upon delivery for the following countries: Afghanistan, Anguilla, Albania, Armenia, Angola, Antarctica, American Samoa, Åland Islands, Azerbaijan, Burkina Faso, Benin, Saint Barthélemy, Brunei, Bahamas, Bhutan, Bouvet Island, Belarus, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Central African Republic, Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Cook Islands, Cameroon, Cuba, Cape Verde, Christmas Island, Djibouti, Western Sahara, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), Micronesia, Faroe Islands, Gabon, Georgia, Ghana, Greenland, Gambia, Guinea, Equatorial Guinea, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Guam, Guinea-Bissau, Heard and McDonald Islands, Haiti, Isle of Man, British Indian Ocean Territory, Iraq, Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Cambodia, Kiribati, Comoros, North Korea, Kazakhstan, Laos, Liberia, Lesotho, Lithuania, Libya, Moldova, Montenegro, Saint Martin (French part), Madagascar, Marshall Islands, Macedonia, Mali, Mongolia, Northern Mariana Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Malawi, Mozambique, Mexico, Namibia, New Caledonia, Niger, Norfolk Island, Nigeria, Nepal, Nauru, Niue, French Polynesia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Pitcairn, Palestinian Territory, Occupied, Palau, Qatar, Réunion, Russia, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Sudan, Saint Helena, Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands, Sierra Leone, Senegal, South Africa, Somalia, Suriname, Sao Tome and Principe, Syrian Arab Republic, Swaziland, Chad, Togo, Tajikistan, Tokelau, Timor-Leste, Turkmenistan, Tunisia, Tonga, Tuvalu, Ukraine, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Uzbekistan, Vatican City State (Holy See), Virgin Islands (British), Virgin Islands (U.S.), Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna Islands, Samoa, Yemen, Mayotte, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
The above list is subject to change. If a customer ships an item to a Delivery Duty Unpaid (DDU) destination (countries listed above), then the price displayed will be exclusive of all taxes and duties. As the recipient, you are liable for all customs duties and local sales taxes levied by the destination country; we are unable to estimate the total amount of these fees. Payment of these fees is necessary to release your order from customs on arrival.