Benin Import Regulation for Japan Used Cars

Benin Import Regulation for Japan Used Cars

Japan Used Car Import Duty / Regulation in Benin


Year Restrictions
No Age Limit
Destination Port
Time of Shipment
RoRo (34-44 Days)
Vessel Schedule
RoRo (Monthly)
Shipping Line


Shipping Ports:

The most recommended port for vehicle shipment is port of Cotonou.


Age restriction:

No age restriction on used vehicles imported to Benin. Thus, Beninese can import used vehicle of any age."



Pre Shipment Inspection on used vehicles is required prior to their importation into the country.


Documents required:

  • Commercial or Purchase Invoice
  • Original Bill of Lading (BOL)
  • Non-Sale Certificate- Client declaration to not sell the vehicle
  • Origin Certificate of Title and Registration


Duties and Taxes :

Taxes on car will depend on age, power, etc.

  • No exemption- 50% CIF
  • Diplomats- 0.15% CIF
  • Temporary Admission-5.85% CIF



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