GUYANA IMPORT REGULATION FOR JAPAN USED CARS

The most popular cars

  1. Toyota Corolla Fielder
  2. Toyota Hiace Van
  3. Subaru Forester
  4. Toyota Allion
  5. Nissan X-trail
  6. Mitsubishi Canter
  7. Honda Insight
  8. Nissan Juke
  9. Hino Dutro
  10. Nissan Dualis

Shipping Port

Port Georgetown is the principal port of the country. It is the most recommended port of the country.

Age Restriction

Japanese used vehicle imported in Guyana should not be more than 5 years old. Small trucks up to 3 tons must be less than four years old.

Right-Hand Drive Vehicles

Only right hand drive cars are imported in Guyana.

Inspection Required

No mandatory inspection is required on second-hand vehicle imported from Japan.

Documents Required for importation

  1. Original BOL (Bill Of Lading) /MASHO
  2. Identification Proof
  3. Form C 72
  4. Commercial/Purchase Invoice
  5. Standard Administration Document (S.A.D)
  6. Certificate of insurance
  7. Non-sale certificate
  8. Original registration and title
  9. De-registration certificate

Importing A Vehicle

  1. All motor vehicle 'entries' are entered into the Total Revenue Integrated Processing System (TRIPS) at the Entry Processing Unit (EPU).
  2. If importing a reconditioned motor vehicle, the canceled registration from the company or individual from whom the vehicle was purchased is required. It should be noted that new vehicles do not require a cancellation of registration.
  3. The 'entry' is verified by the respective Assessing Officer at the EPU who checks to ascertain that the correct Customs Duty and other relevant taxes have been applied to the vehicle.
  4. When the importer, consignee, broker or agent uplifts the 'entry' from the Lodgement Counter, he/she must proceed to the GRA Cashier and pay all relevant duties and taxes.
  5. After the payment is made, the importer, consignee, broker or agent then returns to the wharf to uplift his/her import.

Taxation in GUYANA

Taxes are calculated generally on the basis of engine size and manufacturing year.

Duties to be paid for Motor Vehicles of 4 Years & Older:

1000cc or under Vehicle Engine (Cylinder) Capacity: 10% Custom Duty and US$4200 as Excise Tax

1001 – 1500cc Vehicle Engine (Cylinder) Capacity: 10% Custom Duty and US$4200 as Excise Tax

1501 – 1800cc Vehicle Engine (Cylinder) Capacity: 30% Custom Duty and US$6000 as Excise Tax

1801 – 2000cc Vehicle Engine (Cylinder) Capacity: 30% Custom Duty and US$6500 as Excise Tax

2001 – 3000cc Vehicle Engine (Cylinder) Capacity: 70% Custom Duty and US$13500 as Excise Tax

3001cc or over  Vehicle Engine (Cylinder) Capacity: 100% Custom Duty and US$14500 as Excise Tax

Duties to be paid for Motor Vehicles Below 4 Years:

1500cc or under Vehicle Engine (Cylinder) Capacity:

Custom Duty: 45%

Excise TAX: -

VAT: 14%

1501 – 1800cc Vehicle Engine (Cylinder) Capacity:

Custom Duty: 45%

Excise TAX: 10%

VAT: 14%

1801 – 2000cc Vehicle Engine (Cylinder) Capacity:

Custom Duty: 45%

Excise TAX: 10%

VAT: 14%

2001 – 3000cc Vehicle Engine (Cylinder) Capacity:

Custom Duty: 45%

Excise TAX: 110%

VAT: 14%

3001cc or over  Vehicle Engine (Cylinder) Capacity:

Custom Duty: 45%

Excise TAX: 140%

VAT: 14%

Note: Duties are depend on vehicle CNF price.

  1. For Private Vehicles
  1. Custom Duties- 150%
  2. VAT-16%
  3. Excise Tax- 10-110%

* Custom duty depends on cc starting from 4200-6200 USD.

  1. For Commercial Vehicle
  1. Custom Duties- 150%
  2. VAT-16%
  3. Excise Tax- 10-110%

* Custom duty depends on cc starting from 13500 USD.