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

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 Cyprus

Year Restriction

Less than 5 years old

Destination Port


Time of Shipment

26-36 Days (RoRO)

Vessel Schedule

Less than Bi-Monthly (RoRO)

Shipping Line

Columbia Ship Management Ltd.


No Inspection Required

Used Car Import Rules & Regulations in Cyprus


Right-Hand Drive Vehicles

Importation of right-hand drive vehicles is allowed in Cyprus.

Age Restriction

Less than five years old.

Used Cars Import Duties And Taxes In Cyprus

Import Duty & VAT

Used Cars Import Documentation in Cyprus


Registration of Vehicles

After the payment of relevant duties and taxes the vehicle must be registered before it can be licensed for road tax purposes. According to the existing Motor Vehicle and Road Traffic Legislation, a private motor vehicle can be registered in Cyprus provided its age prior to its importation is less than five years old, this counted from the date of its first registration.

In order to register a vehicle in Cyprus, it must first pass the DoRT test.n the Republic of Cyprus, all vehicles over four years old are subject to a Department of Road Transport (DoRT) test (similar to a UK MOT) for mechanical safety as well as emissions levels. This test must be passed every two years. The test checks emissions, brakes, suspension, steering, lights and tyres among other things. 

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At we have hundreds of Trusted Dealers with more than 30 years of experience in used cars export industry.

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