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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