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Import regulations for used and new cars from Japan to Botswana

  • Age Restriction:

    No Age Restriction for imports.

  • Right Hand Drive Only:

    Only right hand drive vehicles can be imported.

  • Inspection:

    No Inspection Required.

  • Required Documents:
    • Title and Registration Certificate
    • Commercial Invoice
    • Police Clearance Certificate
    • Vehicle Evaluation
    • IC 2 Application
    • Registration Document
    • Form CE 101
    • Import Permit
    • Customs Declaration Form SAD 500
Duties and Taxes:
  • Import taxes rates: Duties are 30%-65% (Outside SADEC Region)
  • VAT: 12%
  • Excise Tax: 5%-35%
  • Note: All the above mentioned percentages are calculated on the CIF value. Only one car per family is duty free.

Destination Ports:

Durban, South Africa

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