Cote-Divoire Import Regulation for Japan Used Cars

Cote-Divoire Import Regulation for Japan Used Cars

Japan Used Car Import Duty / Regulation in Cote-Divoire


Year Restrictions
Max. 5 Years Old
Destination Port
Time of Shipment
24-36 Days
Vessel Schedule
34-46 Days (RoRo)
Shipping Line
OMA Côte d'Ivoire


Shipping Ports:

Port of Abidjan and Port of San Pedro are the principal ports of the country.


Age Restriction:

  • 5 years for cars (tourism vehicle).

  • 5 years for taxis.

  • 7 years for minibuses (from 9 to 34 seats).

  • 7 years for trucks up to 5 tons.

  • 10 years for buses (more than 34 seats).

  • 10 years for trucks from 5 to 10 tons.

  • 10 years for trucks over 10 tons.



Left-Hand Drive Vehicles:

Importation of left-hand drive vehicles are allowed in the country.


Documents Required:

  • Original Registration Card

  • Non-sale Certificate

  • Change of Residence Certificate / Letter of Transfer

  • Copy of Passport 

  • Purchase Invoice


Duties & Taxes:

  • Duties are approximately 53 percent of value are assessed by Customs.


Importing Vehicle:

  • Vehicles cannot be sent in the same container as the household goods and personal effects.

  • Shippers must pay a vehicle registration fee of approximately EUR 690 per vehicle.


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