Vanuatu Import Regulation for Japan Used Cars

Vanuatu Import Regulation for Japan Used Cars

Japan Used Car Import Duty / Regulation in Vanuatu


Year Restrictions
Destination Port
Time of Shipment
16-22 Days
Vessel Schedule
Shipping Line
Belair Shipping Vanuatu


Shipping Ports

Port Vila is the principal port of the Country.


Left Hand Drive

Left Hand Drive Vehicles are allowed to be import in the Country. Right Hand Drive Vehicles are strictly prohibited in the Country.


Importing A Vehicle

  • One motor vehicle per family changing residence providing it has been owned and available for use for a period of at least 12 months immediately prior to your departure for Vanuatu.

  • All imported vehicles are to be registered no later than one month after the date of importation.

  • Car dealers with approved customs bond are required to register vehicles upon date of sale.

  • There are two forms that need to be filled in. Click here to view forms. The first registration form is to be filled in either by the car dealer or importer. The release form can also be filled in by the car dealer but has to be taken to Customs Trade, Tariff and Compliance (TTC) whereby it shall be released from customs control. TTC is also located in the same building where Rates and Taxes office is located.

  • Vehicle registration fee = Registration fee + Road Tax

  • Registration fee = Retail Price (excluding VAT, import duty, and road tax) x pecrw

  • For those importing vehicles specifically for personal use, 7percent will be charged on the statistical value.


Documents Required

  • Invoice for the Vehicle

  • Registration Certificate, if previously Registered

  • Proof of 3rd Party Insurance

  • Colour Photo of Vehicle

  • Colour Photo of Owner

  • Copy of Owner’s Drivers License

  • Copy of Owner’s Passport

  • Completed Application Form


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