Import Rules, Regulations, Policies & Procedures To Import Japan Used Cars In Cayman Island ​

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 Cayman Island

Year Restriction

No Age Limit

Destination Port


Time of Shipment

29-36 Days (RoRo)

Vessel Schedule

Less Than Bi-Monthly (RoRo)

Shipping Line

RoRo (Monthly)


No Inspection Required

Used Car Import Rules & Regulations in Cayman Island


Right-Hand Drive Vehicles

Importers and buyers allowed to import right hand drive vehicles in the country.

The Cayman Islands is an autonomous British Overseas Territory the Western Caribbean Sea. If you would like to import car to the Cayman Island, each and every details relating to it are as follows

Age Restriction

No age restriction on importation of used vehicle.

Restriction on importing vehicles

There is lot of paperwork involved in importing the a used car in Cayman Island, so you need to keep every document updated and nearby by you, for presenting them at different stage of shipping.

Import laws of Cayman Island

Description of used car The used vehicle must be described in sufficient detail to enable them to be clearly identified with the Tariff Heading concerned.

Used Cars Import Duties And Taxes In Cayman Island

Used vehicles imported in Cayman Islands subjected to Customs duties of 29.5%-42% depending upon the value of the vehicle imported. So, used vehicle importers also subjected to one time fee for future disposal of the car (Environmental Disposal Fee). However, it is based on the CIF value of the car. Importers have to pay port charges also depending upon the weight of the vehicle.

Custom Clearance


In case you are taking up the residency for the first time, you may import your used car belongings and duty exempt but must do so before  or within six months of residing in Cayman.

Only apply to those vehicles that have been in a genuine use and ownership abroad for not less than six months. Also, for the import of used personal effects, you must complete a Declaration For Unaccompanied.
Baggage form in addition to the Customs Import Entry form and you must have to produce proof of residency by way of a work permit or other means.

Customs may conduct inspections at times and in the event that your goods inspected, you will have to arrange an inspection time with the Customs inspection unit and have your documents ready to show what has been declared. 

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Special Attention

If any vehicle in breach with the above stated points enter in the country, it will not be subjected to inspection.

The collector of Customs may extend this under special Circumstances.

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