Mongolia Import Regulation for Japan Used Cars

Mongolia Import Regulation for Japan Used Cars

Japan Used Car Import Duty / Regulation in Mongolia


Year Restrictions
No Age Limit
Destination Port
Time of Shipment
Container (13-20 Days)
Vessel Schedule
Container (Weekly)
Shipping Line
Shipping Line Mongolia LLC
No Inspection Required


Shipping ports

The most common shipping ports in Mongolia are Ulan Bator (Ulaanbaatar) and Port of Tianjin.


Age Restriction

There is no limit on age of vehicles imported to Mongolia.


Right Hand Drive vehicle

Mongolia being a Left-hand drive country, allows importation of Right-hand drive vehicle with a valid import license.



No specific inspection on a used vehicle imported in Mongolia is required. However, cars imported from Japan are checked for radiation.


Documents Required for port clearance

  • Original Bill of Lading that must show vehicle chassis & engine numbers, cubic capacity, year of manufacture, brand and model.

  • Contract for import

  • Cargo Manifest

  • Drivers License & Insurance Certificate

  • Transportation Invoice

  • Original Commercial/Purchase Invoice

  • Payment Receipt

  • License for import

  • Status on quality control of goods

  • Packing List

  • Certificate of Origin Receipts of payment for related duties and taxes


Taxes and Duties on used vehicles

  • VAT (Value Added Tax)- 13%
  • Customs Duty: 5% of the Invoice Value


Excise Duty

Vehicle Engine (Cylinder) Capacity Excise Duty Amount (in USD)
Years since the manufactured date
0-3 years 4-6 years 7-9 years 10 years and Over
1500cc or under 500 1,000 2000 6000
1501cc – 2500cc 1,500 2,000 3,000 7,000
2501cc – 3500cc 2,000 2,500 4,000 8,000
3501cc – 4500cc 4,500 5,000 6,500 10,500
4501cc and over 7,000 7,500 9,000 13,000


Top Selling Used Vehicles in Mongolia


Importation of right hand drive vehicles is allowed in the country. There is no age restriction on used vehicles imported in Mongolia; hence importer can import any vehicle in the country. There are necessary duties also that are to be paid on the vehicle in order to drive the vehicle on the roads of Mongolia.


Customs Declaration Fees

  • US$5 for basic declaration.

  • US$8 for basic intensive and simplified customs declaration.

  • US$5 for every additional declaration.

  • Payments for the charged services are to be made in MNT at the US Dollar rate of the day.



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