Press Release: VAT treatment of supplies of goods needed to combat the COVID-19 outbreak

The Customs Department would like to inform that the European Commission decided to prolong, by eight (8) months, up to 31st December 2021, the temporary relief for customs duties and VAT (COMMISSION DECISION (EU) 2020/491 of 3 April 2020) on the import of medical devices and protective equipment from third countries in order to help in the fight against coronavirus. 
For additional clarification, one may contact Director Compliance & Systems, Mr Alan Mamo (Tel: 25685110 or email: alan.mamo@gov.mt).