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

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 Thailand

Year Restriction

No Age Limit

Destination Port

Bangkok and Laem Chabang

Time of Shipment

RoRo (14-19 Days)

Vessel Schedule

RoRo (Monthly)

Shipping Line

Thailand Star Shipping


No Inspection Required

Used Car Import Rules & Regulations in Thailand


Right-Hand Drive Vehicles

Importation of right-hand drive vehicles is permitted in the country.

A temporary import of personal vehicles for a short visit e.g. a motor vehiclemotorcycle, yacht, sports boat, or fishing vessel, etc. into Thailand by owners shall be grant tax/duty relief provided that they are to be re-exported within 1-2 months but not exceeding six months. Any persons intending to temporarily import personal vehicles e.g. a motor vehicle, motorcycle, yacht, sports boat, or fishing vessel, etc. have to closely observe the following Customs regulations and conditions.

Age Restriction

No age restriction on importation of used vehicle.

Used Cars Import Duties And Taxes In Thailand

Duties & Taxes

Clearance procedures for a temporary import of personal vehicles

Deposit of Guarantee

Criteria for a permanent import of used/secondhand vehicles

Used Cars Import Documentation in Thailand


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Special Attention

 For the importation of used/secondhand vehicles, an importer needs to obtain an import permit from the Foreign Trade Department of the Ministry of Commerce before the arrival of the vehicles otherwise he/she shall be liable to a fine equal to 10 percent of the price of vehicle but not less than 1,000 Thai Baht, or exceeding 20,000 Thai Baht.

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