Gambia Import Regulation for Japan Used Cars

Gambia Import Regulation for Japan Used Cars

Japan Used Car Import Duty / Regulation in Gambia


Year Restrictions
Max. 8 Years Old
Destination Port
Time of Shipment
26-34 Days (Container)
Vessel Schedule
Weekly (Container)
Shipping Line


Shipping Port:

The most common port for shipping of vehicles in Gambia is Banjul.


Left Hand Drive:

Left Hand Drive Vehicles are allowed to be import in the Country. Right hand vehicles are prohibited. All right hand drive vehicles are not allowed for registration unless they are for special purpose.


Duty rates on importation of vehicle depend upon the class of the vehicle one is importing.



Inspection on the used vehicle is required before importing it in Gambia. Importer should provide original or certified copy of the vehicle inspection certificate from the country of origin.


Documents Required:

  • Purchase Invoice.

  • Certificate of Ownership (indicating chassis number, year, model, engine number).

  • A legal conveyance certificate.

  • Drivers License.

  • Original Commercial Invoice.

  • Import Declaration Form obtained from Customs.

  • Authentic Original Logbook from country of origin.

  • International Insurance Policy.


Import Duty and VAT 

Import Duty: 25% of the CIF value of the vehicle

Excise Duty: 20% of the (CIF value + Import Duty)

VAT: 16% of the (CIF value + Import Duty + Excise Duty)


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