Suriname Import Regulation for Japan Used Cars

Suriname Import Regulation for Japan Used Cars

Japan Used Car Import Duty / Regulation in Suriname


Year Restrictions
Max. 8 Years Old
Destination Port
Time of Shipment
RoRo (39-44 Days)
Vessel Schedule
RoRo (Less than Bi-Monthly)
Shipping Line
Yuwa Shipping Co., Ltd
No Inspection Required


Shipping Port

The most recommended port of importation is Paramaribo.


Right-Hand Drive

Right Hand Drive (RHD) vehicles are permitted to enter in Suriname.

Age Restriction

  • Used cars should not be more than 8 year old.
  • Used buses should not be more than 15 years from the date of manufacture.
  • No age restriction on importation of used trucks.


Inspection on Vehicles

No specific inspection is required on import of used vehicles.


Documents Required for custom clearance

  • Bill of Lading- It must reflect car's maker and model, chassis & engine number, weight, cubic capacity, year of production.

  • Original Commercial/Purchase Invoice.

  • Certificate of Title and Registration - must be original.

  • Circulation Permit.

  • Drivers License & International Insurance Policy (green card).

  • A copy of passport or ID-card.

  • Insurance certificate for motor vehicle.



  • CIF value less than $25,000, then tax rate of 25%
  • CIF value greater than $25,000, then tax rate of 40%
    Annual taxes for the vehicle depend upon weight. Delivery of the vehicle from port to residence cost approximately 125.00USD.


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