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Import Rules, Regulations, Policies & Procedures
To Import Japan Used Cars in Netherlands

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 Netherlands

Year Restriction

Destination Port


Time of Shipment

31-41 Days (RoRo)

Vessel Schedule

Less than Bi-Monthly (RoRo)

Shipping Line



No Inspection Required

Used Car Import Rules & Regulations in Netherlands


Left-Hand Drive Vehicles

Netherlands allows importation of only left-hand drive vehicles.


Netherlands Import Regulations: The RDW also operates a number of inspection and testing stations throughout the country. If you have purchased a car, motorcycle or trailer abroad, you must make a number of arrangements before the vehicle can be used on Dutch roads

  • Firstly, you must have a Dutch registration number for your vehicle and the associated registration certificate and number plate(s).
  • Secondly, you must have paid the appropriate road tax.
  • Finally, you should have arranged statutory third-party liability insurance for your vehicle.

Used Cars Import Duties And Taxes In Netherlands

Duties & Taxes

Used Cars Import Documentation in Netherlands

Here are some documents that are required when importing Japanese used cars in the Netherlands.


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Avoid Frauds While Buying Used Cars from Japan

Japan is known for their High Quality Used Cars & Vehicles Exported Worldwide.
At we have hundreds of Trusted Dealers with more than 30 years of experience in used cars export industry.

But due to some Fake & Fraud companies the name of all dealers get spoiled.  Make sure to double check the company with before any deal to avoid being a victim of fraudsters…..