Afghanistan Import Regulation for Japan Used Cars

Afghanistan Import Regulation for Japan Used Cars

Japan Used Car Import Duty / Regulation in Afghanistan

 

Year Restrictions
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Destination Port
Karachi (Pakistan)
Time of Shipment
16-26 Days (RoRo)
Vessel Schedule
Monthly (RoRo)
Shipping Line
ECL / NYK
Inspection
No Inspection Required

 

Shipping Ports:

Afghanistan does not have any port of its own, thus vehicles are shipped through Karachi.

 

Left-hand drive vehicles:

Importation of left-hand drive vehicles is permitted in the country.

 

Import Restrictions:

  • The import of vehicles requires prior authorization from the Ministry of Commerce in Kabul, Afghanistan.

  • Only foreigners that own a work permit or working visa & diplomats are allowed to import a vehicle.

  • Tourists are not allowed to import vehicle in the country.

 

Documents Required for import customs clearance:

  • Original license for the vehicle

  • Original sell contract (if the vehicle is not owned by the shipper)

  • Passport copy

  • Original certificate of title and Registration

  • Tax exemption form (diplomats)

  • Request letter for customs clearance permission to Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Finance

  • Note Verbale (memo letter) from the Embassy / NGO organization (diplomatic status)

Foreigners having work permit and working visa and diplomats are allowed to import vehicle in Afghanistan. Tourists are not allowed to import vehicle in the country. Vehicles are taxed at between 10 and 16 percent, according to model and year. Trucks and buses are taxed at a rate of 2.5 percent. Diplomats are exempted of paying duties and taxes.

 

 

 

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