Swaziland Import Regulation for Japan Used Cars

Swaziland Import Regulation for Japan Used Cars

Japan Used Car Import Duty / Regulation in Swaziland


Year Restrictions
Max. 15 Years Old
Destination Port
Durban (South Africa)
Time of Shipment
24-36 Days (RoRo)
Vessel Schedule
Monthly (RoRo)
Shipping Line
The Keihin Co., Ltd.
No Inspection Required


Shipping Port:

Being a landlocked country Swaziland do not have it’s own port so it shares the port from other country like South Africa (Durban)


Age Restrictions:

Used vehicles that are over 15 years are prohibited in the country.


Right-Hand Drive vehicles:

Right hand drive vehicles are only permitted to be imported.


Documents Required:

  • Registration Documents

  • Commercial Invoice

  • DA 304S Form

  • Interpol Clearance

  • Import Certificate


Taxes and Duties:

  • Duties- 0-40percent
  • VAT- 14percent


Concession to returning residents or new residents:

Returning residents or new residents may import under full rebate of customs duties and exemption of taxes, provided they follow the following conditions:

  • One motor vehicle per family may be imported

  • The vehicle so imported must have been the personal property of the importer and has been used for personal use only.

  • Vehicle must be owned the vehicle for at least a year before importing to Swaziland.

  • New residents must obtain permanent residence in Swaziland.

  • Returning residents must have originally emigrated from Swaziland; obtained residents' status abroad; and are returning to Swaziland permanently.

  • If the vehicle have been owned and used for at least a year before importation, then the amount of duty rebated will be reduced pro-rata, according to the number of days less than 12 months.

  • An application for an import permit must be obtained prior to shipment of the vehicle to Swaziland.


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