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

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 Colombia

Year Restriction

Destination Port


Time of Shipment

31 to 41 Days (RoRo)

Vessel Schedule

Less Than Bi-Monthly (RoRo)

Shipping Line



Used Car Import Rules & Regulations in Colombia


Left-Hand Drive Vehicles

Left Hand Drive vehicles are allowed to be import in the country.

Importing a Vehicle

Importation Rule

Other required documents include

Temporary Import Permits

Used Cars Import Duties And Taxes In Colombia

Tariffs ​

Used Cars Import Documentation in Colombia

In all cases the following documents need to be provided along with the Temporary Vehicle Import Form


Importing a Classic or Collector Vehicle

To import a classic or collector car the following requirements must be met

To meet the requirements of the Ministry of Transport (Ministerio de Transporte), the car must defined as

Other Measures

Registering an Imported New Vehicle

For registering a new imported vehicle, go to the local Transport office and submit the following documents

Import declaration and how to obtain an Import Declaration

Local/ Regional Content Requirements

Roadworthiness Test

Colombia Import Regulations: Vehicles in Colombia must be tested to ensure that they are roadworthy in order to drive on Colombian roads. This test known as the revisión técnico mecánica. In order for a vehicle deemed roadworthy it must, as a minimum, have fully functioning

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