Oman Import Regulation for Japan Used Cars

Oman Import Regulation for Japan Used Cars

Japan Used Car Import Duty / Regulation in Oman


Year Restrictions
Max. 10 Years Old
Destination Port
Time of Shipment
29-34 Days
Vessel Schedule
Less Than Bi-Monthly
Shipping Line


Shipping Ports

Port Muscat, Port Sohar and Port Salalah are the ports of the country.


Left Hand Drive

Left Hand Drive vehicles are allowed to be import in the country.


Duties & Taxes

Vehicles are subject to duties between 5-10% of value except for motor bikes.


Importing A Vehicle

  • The shipper’s agent must apply for permission from Ministry of Commerce for the import of the vehicle; once obtained, the shipper must to obtain insurance at least 24 hours prior to vehicle arrival in Muscat. These documents along with an authorization letter and a No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the employer must be filed with Customs.

  • Once clearance is complete, Customs will issue a green form the shipper will need to submit with the Royal Oman Police for the registration of the vehicle. The writer’s office will not be involved with the vehicle’s registration process.

  • For imports from a GCC country, vehicles are allowed duty-free entry if the vehicle is registered in the country of origin and is not older than 2 years prior to import. A statistical report from Customs from the country of origin must show that duty has been paid on a previous shipment. The original statistical report must be filed with Customs in Oman.


Documents Required

  • Certificate of Title, Registration & Purchase Invoice – from country of origin

  • Copy of Passport

  • Drivers License & Insurance Policy – insurance must be obtained at least 24hrs prior to vehicle’s arrival

  • Authorization Letter – obtained from Ministry of Commerce

  • Power of Attorney – giving authority for Destination Agent to arrange customs clearance

  • "No Objection Certificate" – obtained from employer

  • Statistical Report


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