Used Vehicle Import Information | Tanzania


The most recommended port for Tanzania is Dar es Salaam although the Mombasa port of Kenya is also sometimes used. The general shipping method is RORO (roll-on, roll-off) although the more expensive shipping method of containers can be arranged on request.

Pre-shipping requirements

Before a vehicle can be exported out of Japan for Tanzania, the vehicle must undergo a JAAI test and pass it. After putting many hundreds of vehicles through this test, Provide Cars has a good understanding of vehicles from the auctions that will pass this test, saving you money.

Import Limitations

The main taxation rates for vehicles:

  • For vehicles less than 2000cc, an overall effective tax rate of 50%
  • For vehicles more than 2000cc, an overall effective tax rate of 65%
  • For commercial vehicles an overall effective tax rate of 32%

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