Iran Import Regulation for Japan Used Cars

Iran Import Regulation for Japan Used Cars

Japan Used Automobile Import Duty / Regulation in Iran


Year Restrictions
Max. 3 Years Old
Destination Port
Bandar Abbas and Bushehr
Time of Shipment
29-38 Days (RoRo)
Vessel Schedule
RoRo (Bi-Monthly)
Shipping Line


Shipping Ports

The common shipping ports in Iran for importation of used vehicles are port of Bandar Abbas, port of Bushehr. RoRo (Roll-on Roll-off) shipping method is used generally for vehicle shipment. Another shipment method, container method is used if requested by the customer. 


Left Hand Drive

Left-Hand Drive vehicles are allowed to be imported in the country.


Temporary Importation

Import of used automobile to Islamic Republic of Iran is allowed when a certificate has been obtained from cabinet. Iranian nationals residing abroad are not allowed to import their automobile when returning. However, temporary import of vehicle by foreigners and Iranian residents abroad is allowed by receiving the carnet de passage or tripque booklets from the motoring centers in the original country.

Automobiles imported must be re-exported from Iran when the permitted period i.e. 3 months is over. Iranian resident who are out of the country can import a used vehicle provided they have resided abroad for a minimum period of 6 months.

Those who could not get the carnet de passage or triptique booklets in the country of origin should get the temporary admission license in the entrance frontier by giving deposit or a bank bond on security.


Documents Required

  • Permit from the Ministry of Commerce

  • Original certificate of Title and Registration

  • Original Commercial/Purchase Invoice

  • Proof of Insurance


Duties and Taxes

Vehicles imported in Iran are subjected to duties and taxes. Importation of vehicles by diplomats can be duty-free with exemption from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Iran. 


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