The most popular cars

  1. Toyota Hiace Van
  2. Toyota Vitz
  3. Toyota Land Cruiser Prado
  4. Honda Fit
  5. Toyota Corolla Axio
  6. Toyota Aqua
  7. Toyota Rav4
  8. Toyota Prius
  9. Toyota Allion
  10. Nissan Skyline
  11. Toyota Noah
  12. Toyota Alphard

Shipping Port

Port for shipment of vehicles to Trinidad is Port of Spain.

Age Restriction

Cars should not be more than 4 years old. For vehicles to be used as taxis, they must not more than 3 years from the date of manufacture.


No specific Roadworthiness inspection is required on import of used vehicles.

Documents Required for importation

  1. Four copies of Customs Declaration Form (C82 Form)
  2. CARICOM Area Invoice (this is provided by the supplier and is necessary for any goods entering the CARICOM region).
  3. Supplier's Invoice
  4. Bill of Lading (BOL)
  5. Import License
  6. Deregistration Certificate The certificate must have manufacturing date, engine number and chassis number that match the vehicles.
  7. Original Passport

Taxation in Trinidad and Tobago

1599cc or under Vehicle Engine (Cylinder) Capacity:

Import Duty: 25%

VAT: 15%

1600 – 2000cc Vehicle Engine (Cylinder) Capacity:

Import Duty: 35%

VAT: 15%

2001 – 3000cc Vehicle Engine (Cylinder) Capacity:

Import Duty: 40%

VAT: 15%

3000cc or over  Vehicle Engine (Cylinder) Capacity:

Import Duty: 45%

VAT: 15%