Malawi Import Regulation for Japan Used Cars

Malawi Import Regulation for Japan Used Cars

Japan Used Car Import Duty / Regulation in Malawi

 

Year Restrictions
No Age Limit
Destination Port
Dar ES Salaam (Tanzania)
Time of Shipment
RoRo (24-34 Days)
Vessel Schedule
RoRo (Monthly)
Shipping Line
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Inspection
Not Required

Shipping Port:

Used cars shipped from Japan to Malawi are shipped to the following ports: Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), Durban (South Africa) and Maputo (Mozambique).

 

Shipping Method:

RoRo is a general method for vehicle shipment. On request of customers, more expensive shipping method of containers is arranged.

 

Age Restriction :

No age limitation is imposed on the used vehicles imported to Malawi.

 

Inspection:

Used vehicles imported do not require any specific road worthiness inspection.

 

Right-Hand Drive vehicles :

Only Right-hand drive vehicles are permitted in Malawi. Exception provided on special vehicle cases like Ambulance, Fire engine.

 

Documents Required :

  • Original Commercial/Purchase Invoice
  • Drivers License & International Insurance Policy (green card)
  • Original Certificate of Title and Registration
  • Copy of client's work contract
  • Original Bill of Lading- It must show Chassis number, Engine number, Cubic Capacity, Manufacturing year, brand and model.

 

Taxes and Duties on used vehicles :

1.Up to 2000cc- seating capacity less than 10 people

  • Import Duty- 25%
  • VAT- 16.5%
  • Excise-15%

 

2.2000-2500cc -seating capacity less than 10 people

  • Import Duty- 25%
  • VAT- 16.5%
  • Excise-30%

 

3.2500-3000cc- seating capacity less than 10 people

  • Import Duty- 25%
  • VAT- 16.5%
  • Excise-40%

 

4.Over 3000c- seating capacity less than 10 people

  • Import Duty- 25%
  • VAT- 16.5%
  • Excise-50%

 

5.Minibus holding more than 10 people

  • Import Duty- 25%
  • VAT- 16.5%
  • Excise-Nill

 

6.Trucks under 3 Ton

  • Import Duty- 10.00%
  • VAT- 16.5%
  • Excise-5.00%

 

7.Trucks over 3 Ton

  • Import Duty- 1.10%
  • Excise-2.50%

 

8.Truck over 10 Ton

  • Excise-1.50%

 

Note :- If the vehicle is sold or disposed within Five years of importation, then used vehicle importer has to pay duties similar to the amount paid to Customs at initial importation.

 

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