The most popular cars

  1. Toyota Vitz
  2. Isuzu ELF Truck
  3. Toyota Passo
  4. Mitsubishi Canter
  5. Toyota Coaster
  6. Toyota Voxy
  7. Subaru Impreza WRX
  8. Mitsubishi Rosa
  9. Subaru Outback;
  10. Nissan Dualis

Shipping Port

The most recommended port of importation is Paramaribo.

Right-Hand Drive

Right Hand Drive (RHD) vehicles are permitted to enter in Suriname.

Age Restriction

  1. Used cars should not be more than 8 year old.
  2. Used buses should not be more than 15 years from the date of manufacture.
  3. No age restriction on importation of used trucks.

Inspection on Vehicles

No specific inspection is required on import of used vehicles.

Documents Required for importation

  1. Bill of Lading- It must reflect car's maker and model, chassis & engine number, weight, cubic capacity, year of production.
  2. Original Commercial/Purchase Invoice.
  3. Certificate of Title and Registration - must be original.
  4. Circulation Permit.
  5. Drivers License & International Insurance Policy (green card).
  6. A copy of passport or ID-card.
  7. Insurance certificate for motor vehicle.

Taxation in SURINAME

  1. CIF value less than $25,000, then tax rate of 25%
  2. CIF value greater than $25,000, then tax rate of 40%

Annual taxes for the vehicle depend upon weight. Delivery of the vehicle from port to residence cost approximately 125.00USD.