Moldova Import Regulation for Japan Used Cars

Moldova Import Regulation for Japan Used Cars

Japan Used Car Import Duty / Regulation in Moldova


Year Restrictions
No Age Limit
Destination Port
Time of Shipment
Vessel Schedule
Shipping Line
No Inspection Required


Shipping Ports

The common port in Barbados for importation of used vehicles from Japan is Giurgiulesti.


Right Hand Drive

Importation of Right Hand Drive are allowed in the country. 


Age Restriction

No age restriction on importation of used vehicle.

Moldova, an Eastern European country and former Soviet republic, has varied terrain including forests, rocky hills and vineyards. The Customs Code notes that Moldovan legislation can prohibit or restrict certain goods or transport means from being introduced into or taken out of Moldova for reasons of state security, assurance of public and moral order, environmental protection, protection of art objects, protection of objects of historical or archeological value, protection of intellectual property rights, protection of the domestic market, and protection of other public interests.


Importing A Vehicle

  • Importers must submit customs declarations in writing or electronically within 72 hours following importation into the customs territory of Moldova.


Documents Required

Custom declaration must have to be accompanied by the following documents :

  • Contract

  • Invoice

  • Certificate of origin

  • Customs transit document

  • Pocking list

  • Terminal handling receipts

  • Certificate of conformity


Import Tariffs

  • Under the provisions of a 2001 budget law, all imports are assessed a 5percent tax of their customs cost regardless of their country of origin.

  • Moldova also levies customs tariffs on all imports except those from the former Soviet Union, Romania, the European Union, and a select group of countries with which Moldova has free trade agreements.

  • Excise taxes apply to automobiles (30percent), Since 1998 most imports are subject to a value-added tax (VAT) that amounts to 20percent of the customs value of the used vehicle.


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