Thursday, January 6, 2011

Regulation to import used cars by country

If you are new at used car business here you are some advice and links.

J. Trading Corporation will assist you to get your used car in Japan, USA or Korea and delivery at your country. However you will need to make all the customs and pay tax at your side.

South AfricaSouth Africa
*Basically importing used vehicles is not allowed except transiting to the other countries. ITAC (International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa)
Embassy of the Republic of South Africa
Kenya Revenue Authority
Kenya Embassy
Uganda revenue authority
*5 yrs back (12 yrs back allowed if can bear more taxes, for heavy vehicles 17 yrs allow if can bear more taxes) *Japan Automobile Appraisal Institute (JAAI) certificate needed. *Import Declaration Form (IDF) is applicable on all imports to Tanzania irrespective of value. *All vehicles of engine capacity up to 2000cc:Import duty 25% VAT 20% Cumulatively this is 50% of dutiable value. *All vehicles of engine capacity above 2000cc:Import duty 25% Excise duty 10% VAT 20% Cumulatively this is 65% of dutiable value. *Buses, lorries, pick ups, passenger vans (Commercial units):Import duty 15% VAT 20% Cumulatively this is 32% of dutiable value. *Import Declaration Fees (IDF) is 1.2% of FOB value + US$ 10 per unit. *Please note that it is a must to be registered with Tanzania Revenue Authority and have your Tax Identification Number (TIN) before clearing the car into Tanzania. *Various charges levied at Dar-es-Salaam Port: ・Warfare: This is charged at 1.6% of CIF value+20%VAT ・Handling: This is charged on the volume (cubic meters) x US$5 + VAT ・Removal fees: This is charged on the volume x US$1+ VAT
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*Malawi Revenue Authority *Malawi Cargo Center *Malawi Confederation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry
Western Europe
Ministry of Foreign Affaires
*Used private vehicle (saloon): Under 5 years *Used light goods vehicle up to 3 tons gross weight: Under 4 years

Department for Transport HM Revenue & Customs British Embassy
Irish Tax and Customs
Embassy of Ireland
Eastern Europe
Federal Customs Service
Department of Transportation (Russian only)
Russian Automobile Dealers (Russian only)
Embassy of Russian Federation 
North America
Customs and Border Protection
EPA (Environmental Protection Agency)
Vehicle Importation Regulations
Embassy of the United States
Canada Border Service Agency
Embassy of Canadian
New ZealandNew Zealand
Independent Motor Vehicle Dealers Association (IMVDA)
Land Transport
New Zealand Customs Service
Bio security New Zealand
Ministry of Transport
New Zealand Embassy
Importation of Vehicles Manufactured Before 1 January 1989 *Vehicles manufactured before 1 January 1989 may be imported without restriction. *Vehicles manufactured during or after 1989 will need to qualify under the Registered Automotive Workshop Schema (RAWS). Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local
RAWS Registered Automotive Workshop Schema
HM Revenue & Customs
Customs Australian Customs Service
Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service
Southern Asia
Ministry of Commerce
Embassy of Bangladesh
Singapore Customs
One. Motoring
Singapore Embassy

Tarriff Commission
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
Philippine Embassy
*Basically importing used vehicles is not allowed except transiting to the other countries.
The Customs Department
The Excise Department
Department of Foreign Trade (only Thai)
Royal Thai Embassy
Sri LankaSri Lanka
Sri Lanka Service
Embassy of Sri Lanka
Ministry of Trade
Indonesian Embassy
Eastern Asia
Republic of KoreaRepublic of Korea
Korea Customs
Korean Embassy
Hong KongHong Kong
Customs and Excise Department


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