Used Cars from Japan » Used Japanese Vehicles »

Русский Флаг Ру Union Jack En

Import Regulations For Used Cars From Japan To Zimbabwe

Importing Used Car from Japan to Zimbabwe

Important Update!

We from japantradecar are happy to announce special service for all customers in Zimbabwe. We started a direct delivery service to the Zimbabwean Border (Beitbridge Border). When you are ordering a vehicle online, choose Port Beitbridge and you will receive a quote with all costs up to the Zimbabwe border. If you buy your car from, we will arrange export and shipping from Japan.


Used cars imported to Zimbabwe are shipped to the maritime port of Durban or Dar-Es-Salaam. JapanTradeCar will organize the export from Japan up to the port of Durban or Dar-Es-Salaam. Due to current freight rates, import of used cars to Zimbabwe via the port of Durban is definitely the best option.

Age Restriction

There are no age restriction for importing used vehicles to Zimbabwe 

Restriction For Non Commercial Vehicles

Cars are considered luxury items in Zimbabwe. Although there are no general restrictictions when it comes to import of cars to Zimbabwe, import taxes fees and duties may apply.

Commercial vehicles such as Trucks, and Buses are taxed less than cars. Same applies to vehicles with an engine capacity under 1500 cc. Taxation for these vehicles is less than for vehicles with bigger engines or vehicles desinged for transport of people such as buses, minibuses vehicles with a seaing capacity of more than 10 people including driver.

Import Tax For Vehicles

is calculated dependent of the type of the vehicle beein imported.

  1. Motor vehicles for the transport of 10 or more persons including the driver attract Customs Duty of 0% to 60% (buses, kombis, etc.) *
  2. Motor vehicles principally designed for the transport of persons other than those mentioned above attract Customs Duty of 25% to 40%. These vehicles include light passenger motor vehicles, station wagons, etc.) *
  3. Motor vehicles for the transport of goods attract Customs Duty of 25% to 40% depending on the gross vehicle weight. This category includes pick-up trucks and double cabs. *
  4. 40%  for vehicles with an engine smaller than 1500cc

Further Reading

Home Page of Zimbabwen Revenue Authority


Cheat Sheet

Year Restriction: NONE
RWI Required NO
Other Restrictions High Taxes for Luxury Vehicles


Click Here To Go Back to find more import regulations for used and new cars



* Source Zimra Electronic Newsletter Feb-2012

Trade Haus Logistics Ltd,
2S Murakami BLD.
3-29-3 Tsutsui Higashi-ku, Nagoya
Japan 461-0003
Tel No: +81-(0)52-936-0080
Fax No: +81-(0)52-308-6717

Browse By Type

Used Cars
Used Vans
Used Coach
Used Bus
Used SUV
Used Truck

Browse By Make

Toyota Cars
Honda Cars
Mazda Cars
Nissan Cars
Mitsubishi Cars
Subaru Cars

Browse By Popularity

Manual Transmission
Dump Trucks
Vehicles newer Than 2002
Vehicles with Diesel Engine
Vehicles under US$ 1,500
Left Hand Drive


Contact Us
About Trade Haus Logistics LTD
Bank Details And Payment Info
Shipping Information
Japanese Car Auctions
Newsletter Subscription

BETTER Vehicles Through BETTER Service
Copyright (c) Trade Haus Logistics LTD