Bhutan Import Regulation for Japan Used Cars

Import Rules, Regulations, Policies & Procedures
To Import Japan Used Cars In Bhutan

Check all the key points related to import rules, regulations, policies, documentations, duties and taxes, inspections, restrictions, shipping ports, etc. which you should keep in mind while importing Used Cars from Japan to Bhutan


Year Restriction


Destination Port


Time of Shipment


Vessel Schedule


Shipping Line




Used Car Import Rules & Regulations in Bhutan



Bhutan Import Regulations: The Vehicle fitness test must be done before or on the date of expiry (which is the same with the Vehicle renewal date). Failing to renew on or before expiry date shall be imposed a penalty of Nu.50 per day. Vehicle fitness is considered to be one of most important work of the Transport Authority to insure that the car is safe to drive and is in good condition to run without any problem for both self and other road users. RC Renewal and Motor Vehicle Fitness fees.

Used Cars Import Duties And Taxes In Bhutan

Duties and taxes

Engine CC Customs Duty Sales Tax Green Tax
Up to 1500 CC
45% of CIF
45% of CIF
10% of CIF
1500 cc to 1799 cc
50% of CIF
50% of CIF
15% of CIF
1799 cc to 2500 cc
50% of CIF
50% of CIF
20% of CIF
2500 cc to 3000 cc
50% of CIF
50% of CIF
25% of CIF
Above 3000 cc
100% of CIF
50% of CIF
30% of CIF

Vehicle Registration

Only new vehicles can be registered. Second Hand/used vehicles registered in another country cannot be registered in Bhutan.

Special Attention

 Electric Cars are Tax Free.

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