How to Import Japanese Used Cars to Trinidad and Tobago
Reliability and durability of Japanese used cars have made them famous all over the world. Japanese cars are supplied in many countries of the world in large numbers. The popularity of these cars can be seen on the roads of many countries. Cars can be seen running on the roads as a large number of people import these cars in their country.
Trinidad and Tobago are located in Caribbean Islands. Its capital is Port of Spain. Japanese cars are trusted in Trinidad and Tobago and many people export these cars for their use.
Here is how to import Japanese used cars to Trinidad and Tobago:
- Find a Reliable Used Cars Exporter:
Importing Japanese used cars is easier with the help of a used cars exporter. There are many used cars exporters who export Japanese used vehicles in many countries of the world. They can be found online.
When looking for used cars exporters, make it sure that the exporter you choose is reliable and experienced. Research everything about them. Visit their website and find details about them. A good way is to get in touch with their old customers to know more about them.
- Choose the Right Car:
You may have chosen a car, for now, to import in Trinidad and Tobago, but you can search the stock on their websites. Explore through their stock and see pictures of the vehicles and find the one that fits your needs.
- Order and Make the Payment:
If you have chosen the vehicle it is time to order it. Order your desired car on their site. The exporter will send you a receipt. Pay the amount in your local bank so it is transferred to their bank. Save the receipt for future uses.
- Shipment Of The Car:
After your supplier has received the payment, shipment process can be started. It depends mostly on the conditions between you and the supplier. The car will be imported to Port of Spain.
- Port Clearing:
A vehicle needs to be cleared off the port after it has landed at the port. You need to hire a clearing agent who will get it cleared. You need to provide him relevant documents so he gets it out of the port.
Japnese Used Cars Import Rules and Regulations:
No specific road-worthiness inspection is required.
Cars should not be more than 4 years old.
Port of Spain is the port for Trinidad and Tobago where cars can be exported.
Only right-hand drive vehicles are allowed for the import of Japanese used cars.
- Bill of Lending:
- Supplier’s invoice
- Import License
- CARICOM Area Invoice
- Four copies of Customs Declaration Form (C82 Form)
- Deregistration Certificate: Car must have a deregistration certificate mentioning manufacturing date, engine number and chassis number that matches the vehicles.
Import Tax Rate:
Import tax rates depend on the engine capacity.
Up to 1599cc:
Import Duty: 25%
1600CC to 2000CC:
Import Duty: 35%
2001CC to 3000CC:
Import Duty: 40%
3000cc and above:
Import Duty: 45%
- An individual can import 1 vehicle every three years
- The car should not be more than four years old.
- Cars should not be more than 4 years old
Japanese used cars are famous all over the world. These cars are also popular in Trinidad and Tobago. It is easier to import these cars in Trinidad and Tobago. Find a good used cars exporter, choose the car, make the payment and get in exported to your country.