Notice 340: importing scientific instruments free of duty and VAT

This notice explains how to import scientific instruments that are intended for non-commercial use by a non-profit making entity free of duty and VAT.



This notice cancels and replaces Notice 340 (May 2017).

Published 26 March 2012
Last updated 12 April 2018 + show all updates
  1. Section 1.5 of the notice has been updated with what to do if you do not agree with a HMRC decision.
  2. Contact address and telephone number for National Import Reliefs Unit (NIRU) has been updated.
  3. Contact email address for National Import Reliefs Unit (NIRU) has been corrected.
  4. First published.