Samoa Import Regulation for Japan Used Cars

Samoa Import Regulation for Japan Used Cars

Japan Used Car Import Duty / Regulation in Samoa


Year Restrictions
Max. 8 Years Old
Destination Port
Time of Shipment
20-26 Days (RoRo)
Vessel Schedule
Weekly (RoRo)
Shipping Line
No Inspection Required


Shipping Ports

Port of Apia is the principal port of the country.


Age Restrictions

No more than 8 years from the year of manufacture. Cars manufactured in year 2010 and onwards are allowed for import.


Right Hand Drive

Import of right-hand drive vehicles is permitted.



All used vehicles and machinery are required to be inspected on arrival, and undergo a water blasting treatment. Importers are advised to arrange for their vehicles and machinery to be thoroughly cleaned of all contamination prior to shipping. 


Duties and Taxes

  • Customs Duty (For All Imported Goods): 5% to 20%
  • VAGST (Value Added Goods and Services Tax): 15%


Documents Required

  • Commercial Invoice

  • Export Certificate

  • Other documents as per customs requirements.


Top Selling Used Vehicles in Samoa

Toyota Corolla Axio
Toyota Corolla Axio



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