Ethiopia Import Regulation for Japan Used Cars

Ethiopia Import Regulation for Japan Used Cars

Japan Used Car Import Duty / Regulation in Ethiopia

 

Year Restrictions
No Age Limit
Destination Port
Djibouti
Time of Shipment
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Vessel Schedule
RoRo (Monthly)
Shipping Line
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Inspection
Not Required

 

Shipping Ports:

The most common shipping port in Ethiopia is port of Djibouti.

 

Left-hand Drive:

Importation of only left hand drive vehicles is allowed in Ethiopia.

 

Inspection:

Used vehicle imported in Ethiopia should be inspected.

 

Documents required:

  • Certificate of Title and Registration
  • Commercial/Purchase Invoice or Receipt
  • Drivers License & International Insurance Policy (green card)
  • Bill Of Lading (BOL)
  • Letter of Support (non-Diplomats, schools, private organizations, NGOs, etc.)
  • Authorization of the Road Authority Transport and Communication Ministry (issued to the shipper by an organization or Diplomatic Mission).

 

Duties and Taxes on vehicles imported:

1.Vehicles with spark-ignition engine of cylinder capacity of 1000-1300cc

  • Duty Rate: 35%
  • Excise Tax: 30%
  • Sur Tax: 10%

 

2.Vehicles with spark-ignition engine of cylinder capacity of 1300-1800cc

  • Duty Rate: 35%
  • Excise Tax: 60%
  • Sur Tax: 10%

 

3.Vehicles with spark-ignition engine of cylinder capacity greater than 3000cc

  • Duty Rate: 35%
  • Excise Tax: 100%
  • Sur Tax: 10%

 

4. Diesel vehicles with cylinder capacity not exceeding 1300cc

  • Duty Rate: 35%
  • Excise Tax: 30%
  • Sur Tax: 10%

 

5.Diesel vehicles with cylinder capacity of 1300-1500cc

  • Duty Rate: 35%
  • Excise Tax: 60%
  • Sur Tax: 10%

 

6.Motor vehicles for the transport of goods

  • Duty Rate: 10%
  • Excise Tax: 0%
  • Sur Tax: 0%

 

7.Public transport type vehicles (diesel/semi-d) seat capacity greater than or equal to 15 passengers

  • Duty Rate: 10%
  • Excise Tax: 0%
  • Sur Tax: 0%

 

Note- For all vehicles, Withholding tax is 3% and VAT is 15%

 

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