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What Can Be Imported "Duty Free"?

TOOLS of the TRADE can be imported Duty Free if they qualify as stated above. If you qualify as a Returning Resident, Personal and Household Effects in the indicated quantities are exempt and considered “Duty Free” as follows:
6 Bedside Tables
Lamps for Bedside Tables

Verandah Chairs
Bedroom Chairs
Wall Paintings
Lamps for Dressers
Clothes Hampers
Clothes Iron, Bathroom Scales, Fans (Ceiling or Standing),
Chandeliers, Shelf Units (Bathroom), Wall Clocks, End Tables, Canister Sets,
Portable Radios/Tape Recorders, Television Sets, Video Recorders, Kitchen Stools
and Wardrobes.

Component Set (including CD Player), Ornamental
Telephone, Telephone Answering Machine, Video Camera/Camcorder, Microwave Oven, Stove
(Gas or Electric), Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Washing Machine, Dryer, Kitchen Table, Deep
Freezer, Water Heater, A/C Unit, Living Room Set, Coffee Table, Couch, Curio/Display
Cabinet, Whatnot, Breakfront, Sofa Bed, Piano/Organ, Dining Room Set (Table and Chairs),
Side Board, Liquor Trolley, Patio Set, Lounge Chair, Nest of Tables, Desk, Chair, Book Case,
Typewriter and Stand, Filing Cabinet, Safe, Personal Computer and Computer Stand, Printer
and Printer Stand, Recliner, Step-on Stand, Sewing Machine, Serger, Ironing Board, Lawn
Mower (not ride able), Generator, Floor Polisher, Vacuum Cleaner, Mirror, Barbecue Grill,
Water Pump, Ladder, Hot Plate, Baby Crib, Play Pen, High Chair, Rocking Chair, Bicycle, Fish
Tank, Toaster, Hair Dryer, Blow Dryer, Pressure Cooker, Blender, Food Processor, Coffee
Maker, Percolator, Electric Can Opener, Can Cutter (non-electric), Kitchen Scale, Electric \
Juicer, Electric Knife, Electric Kitchen Saw and other small electrical appliances for domestic

1 -King-size Bed
or – one (1) Queen-size Bed and two (2) Double Beds
or -four (4) Single Beds
or -three (3) Double Beds


A Reasonable
Quantity of
Carpets and Carpet Underlayer, Drapes, Blinds, Cutlery, Chinaware
Crystal, Household Linen, Pots and Pans, Home Exercise Equipment, Garden Tools, Musical Instruments and Household Repair Tools.



A Reasonable
Quantity of
Used Household Effects
A Reasonable
Quantity of
Musical Instruments
1 Television Set, Video Recorder, Component Set (may include
CD player), Personal Computer, Personal Computer Stand, Printer, Printer Stand.




Source Jamaican Embassy

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