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

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 Mauritius

Year Restriction

Max. 4 Years Old

Destination Port

Port Louis

Time of Shipment

RoRo (19-24 Days)

Vessel Schedule

RoRo (Monthly)

Shipping Line

PAS (Mauritius) Ltd.



Used Car Import Rules & Regulations in Mauritius


Right-Hand Drive Vehicles

Right hand drive vehicles are only permitted to be imported in Mauritius.

Age Restrictions :

The age of used cars should be not more than 60 months from the date of first registration at the time of the shipment.

Used Cars Import Duties And Taxes In Mauritius

The origin of used vehicles being imported influence the tariff rate of duty to which vehicles may be liable. Tariff rates can be classified into two types based on origin of the vehicles:

Conditions under which the vehicles should be imported:

VAT is payable on the sum of following amounts:

Vehicles imported into Mauritius are liable for Value Added Tax (VAT) of 15 percent.

Excise duties liable on vehicles based on their cylinder capacity are as mentioned below:

Motor Cars

Engine CC Tax/Duties
Less than 550
Above 550 but less than 1600
Above 1600


Engine CC Tax/Duties
Up to 1600
Above 1600


Engine CC Tax/Duties
For All Size


Engine CC Tax/Duties
For 250

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