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Import Regulations for Used Japanese Cars in Lesotho

  • Age Limit:

    No age limitation for import of vehicles.

  • Right Hand Drive Only:

    Import of only right-hand drive vehicles is permitted.

  • Inspection:

    No Inspection Required.

  • Required Documents:
    • Original certificate of Title and Registration
    • Original Commercial/Purchase Invoice
    • Original Bill of Lading
    • Driver's License & International Insurance Policy (green card)
    • Import Permit, obtained from Department of Trade and Industry
    • Original Passport
    • C/E 1 form
  • Shipment Duration:

    24-34 Days.

Duties and Taxes:
  • Sales tax of 14% is to be paid
  • Up to 25% custom duty is to be paid
  • VAT of 15% is to be paid (VAT = Sales Tax * (CIF + Duty + other taxes))

Note: The above rates are applied on CIF value. The calculation of duties & taxes depends on the year, make, model, CC of engine and the value of vehicle, assessed by the customs.


Destination Port:
  • Durban, South Africa
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