South Sudan Import Regulation for Japan Used Cars

South Sudan Import Regulation for Japan Used Cars

Japan Used Car Import Duty / Regulation in South Sudan


Year Restrictions
No Age Limit
Destination Port
Mombasa (Kenya)
Time of Shipment
24-36 Days (RoRo)
Vessel Schedule
Monthly (RoRo)
Shipping Line
Hyundai Glovis
No Inspection Required


Shipping Ports

Generally import of used vehicles in South Sudan is done through Port Sudan.


Age Limitation

No age limitation on used vehicles imported in South Sudan.



There is no mandatory pre-shipment inspection on used vehicles imported in South Sudan.


Which hand drive vehicle can be imported?

Both Left hand drive vehicles and Right hand drive vehicles can be imported in South Sudan, though driving is on the right hand side.


Taxes and Duties

Importers must pay the required duties, taxes and fees and receive an official release order for the goods. Duties, taxes and fees should be payed before releasing the goods. Exemption on taxes is provided by Central Government.


Documents required for port clearance

  • Original Certificate of Title

  • Original Registration certificate

  • Supplier's Invoice(s)

  • Duties and Taxes exemption certificate, if any

  • Driver's License and International Insurance Policy

  • Diplomatic exemption documents


Note: All importers need registration with the Import/Export Registry at the Ministry of Foreign Trade. All commercial imports into Sudan require an Import Declaration Form (IDF).

When the importer applies for an Import Declaration Form (IDF), the information to be filled in is provided by the supplier with a Proforma Invoice.


Proforma Invoice must contain

  • Specification and clear description of the quantity and quality of the goods.

  • Freight on Board (FOB) value

  • Freight Value (If applicable)

  • Currency of Payment

  • Mode of Transportation

  • Country of Origin of the goods issued by the competent authority in the Country of origin.

  • Insurance value (if applicable)


For commercial vehicle importation, importers or their appointed customs agent must present

  • Import Declaration Form (IDF)

  • Commercial Certificate of Origin

  • Quarantine License (where necessary)

  • Sudanese Standards and Metrology Organization (SSMO) requirements or other documents for specific type of goods and complete bank formalities.


Duties and Taxes

  1. Custom taxes at Yei range from 0% to 20%
  2. Custom taxes at Juba range from 0% to 45%

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