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CarUsed.jp highly values your need for comfort and convenience. Instead of using just one port of delivery, we use two strategically-located ports. Once you complete the purchase process, you can pick up the vehicle at the following ports after a specific number of days:
The Bahamas, like any other country, has its own car import rules and regulations that you should always follow.
If you’re planning to import used cars in the Bahamas, you should observe the car import rules below so you could avoid legal issues:
All imported vehicles in the Bahamas must be 4 years old or less. Also, importers must secure a special permission for the importation of trailers and caravans.
The Importation rules and regulation in the Bahamas imposes the following import tax rates:
Value Added Tax is around 7.5% of the total price of import duty, FOB price, freight, procedural fee and the environmental levy.
In addition, enumerated below is the brief overview of the duties and taxes imposed to importers. The rates below are based on the value of the vehicle:
NOTE: Customs duty varies depending on different factors, such as the following:
Upon arrival at the port, the imported vehicle has to be taken directly to the Road Traffic Department for inspection and licensing. Although left-hand drive vehicles are preferred in the Bahamas, the importation of right-hand drive vehicle is not prohibited.
When importing a right-hand drive vehicle, the headlights of the vehicle must be adjusted so it could fitly travel the roads of the Bahamas.
In addition to that, the vehicle must pass car tests designed to gauge the vehicle’s road worthiness. Once the car passes the car inspection, the importer must secure other requirements and pay for fees that may apply upon importation before registering the vehicle.