Import rules and regulations for Japanese used vehicles in Mauritania

Mauritania, a country in the western region of the African continent import large numbers of vehicles from Japan. Japan is the biggest exporter of used vehicles in the world. Many countries across the world import Japanese used vehicles and Africa is among one of the leading importer of Japanese vehicles. With the advancement in technology it is quite easy to buy a used vehicle via internet. The presence of many portal sites has made the availability of Japanese vehicles easy. One can buy any vehicle of his/her desire by simply finding the best used vehicle exporter.

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There are a number of experienced and trustworthy exporters in Japan that provide quality used vehicles in Mauritania. Also the cost of used vehicles are very low, hence they are easily affordable. But before buying a used vehicle, it is important to know the import rules and regulations for smooth clearance of customs. Importation of left-hand drive vehicles is allowed in the country. Used vehicles of more than eight years old are not allowed in the country. Pre-shipment inspection is required on used vehicles imported into the country.

Documents required:-

  • Certificate of title and registration
  • Purchase/ Commercial Invoice
  • Inspection certificate delivered by the Société Générale de Surveillance
  • Bill of Lading or certificate of origin
  • Insurance certificate

Taxation in Mauritania:-

All imported goods, except those previously exempted by law, are subject to import duties. Tax rate ranges from 9-27% depending upon utility of the item. However, duty free importation of used vehicles is allowed for vehicles imported on a temporary basis. VAT is also levied on vehicles imported in the country.

Shipping Port:-

The common shipping ports in Mauritania are Port of Nouakchott, Port of Nouadhibou. There are two shipment methods for shipping used vehicle in the country. Generally, RoRo (Roll-on Roll-off) shipment method is used for vehicle shipment. However, on request of customers, more expensive yet safe method of shipment, container shipment method is used.

Summary:-

Mauritania, a country in the western region of the African continent import large numbers of vehicles from Japan. Used vehicles of more than eight years old are not allowed in the country. Pre-shipment inspection is required on used vehicles imported into the country. All imported goods, except those previously exempted by law, are subject to import duties. The common shipping ports in Mauritania are Port of Nouakchott, Port of Nouadhibou.

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