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

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 Lesotho


Year Restriction

No Age Limit

Destination Port

Durban (South Africa)

Time of Shipment

RoRo ( 24-34 Days)

Vessel Schedule

RoRo (Monthly)

Shipping Line

K Line Shipping South Africa Pty Ltd.


No Inspection Required

Used Car Import Rules & Regulations in Lesotho


Right-Hand Drive Vehicles

Importation of right-hand drive vehicles is allowed in the country. Left-hand drive vehicles cannot be imported in the country.


All used vehicles imported in the country should undergo pre-delivery inspection in their country of origin.

Used Cars Import Duties And Taxes In Lesotho

Duties & Taxes

Customs duties on used vehicles are levied as per the rates in the tariff book. However, VAT is calculated at the standard rate on Cost, Insurance, Freight and Customs duty (CIF + Duty).

Import Duty: Up to 25% of custom duty is applicable

VAT: 15% of VAT is applicable and is calculated as Sales tax (CIF + Custom duty + other taxes)

Used Cars Import Documentation in Lesotho


Importing a Vehicle:

Returning Residents / Immigrants with Imported Motor Vehicle:

Rebate on used vehicle importation for personal use is given to people who came to Lesotho for work, study, etc. Customs duties and VAT should be paid if the importer wishes to sell the vehicle.

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