Trinidad and Tobago Import Regulation for Japan Used Cars

Trinidad and Tobago Import Regulation for Japan Used Cars

Japan Used Car Import Duty / Regulation in Trinidad and Tobago


Year Restrictions
Max. 4 Years Old
Destination Port
Port of Spain
Time of Shipment
RoRo (24-34 Days)
Vessel Schedule
RoRo (Monthly)
Shipping Line
CNC Japan(ECL)
No Inspection Required


Shipping Port

Port for shipment of vehicles to Trinidad is Port of Spain.


Age Restriction

Cars should not be more than 4 years old. For vehicles to be used as taxis, they must not more than 3 years from the date of manufacture.


No specific Roadworthiness inspection is required on import of used vehicles.


Documents Required while importation

Import tax rates depend on the engine capacity.

  • Four copies of Customs Declaration Form (C82 Form)

  • CARICOM Area Invoice (this is provided by the supplier and is necessary for any goods entering the CARICOM region).

  • Supplier's Invoice

  • Import License

  • Deregistration Certificate The certificate must have manufacturing date, engine number and chassis number that match the vehicles.

  • Original Passport


Import Tax Rates

Engine Capacity Import Duty VAT
Up to 1599cc 25% 15%
1600 CC to 2000 CC 35% 15%
2001 CC to 3000 CC 40% 15%
3000 CC and above 45% 15%

Japanese used cars are famous all over the world. These cars are also popular in Trinidad and Tobago. It is easier to import these cars in Trinidad and Tobago. Find a good used cars exporter, choose the car, make the payment and get in exported to your country.


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