How to Import a Car from Japan to Pakistan

How to Import a Car from Japan to Pakistan

The Japanese automotive industry is one of the most prominent and largest industries in the world. Japan has been in the top three of the countries with most cars manufactured since the 1960s, surpassing Germany.

How to Import a Car from Japan to Pakistan

How to Import Used Cars from Japan to Pakistan – The automotive industry in Japan rapidly increased from the 1970s to the 1990s (when it was oriented both for domestic use and worldwide export) and in the 1980s and 1990s, overtook the U.S. as the production leader with up to 13 million cars per year manufactured and significant exports.

Read: How to Import a Vehicle from Other Countries to Pakistan

In the current recession, it is a good idea to import an used car from Japan.

Money Saving on Used Cars

One advantage in importing cars from Japan is in the money you can save.  It is possible to save up to 30% when you import your used car from Japan than when you were to purchase a similar car locally.

Also Check: Used Japanese Cars Prices in Pakistan

Wide Selection of Car Models

All the major Japanese automobile makers first release their latest car models in Japan.  So, if you are importing used cars from Japan, you get to choose many more models with more options than what you get in your country.

Latest Car Models from Japan

You can give a boost to your ego by owning the latest model of popular car brands.  You can be the very first person in your country, who is driving a cool brand new car model before anyone gets his hand on that model.

How to Import Car Direct From Japan to Pakistan

If you are going to buy an imported car, vehicles from Japan directly than verify cars detail as include

  1. Documents
  2. Auction Sheet
  3. Actual Cost of Vehicle

The Import Regulation

>> Shipping Destination Ports

  • Karachi

>> Age Restriction

  • No more than 3 years from first registration year for vehicles.
  • No more than 5 years for pick-ups and trucks, trailers and other heavy duties equipment from first registration year.

>> Road Worthiness Inspection

  • No inspection required

>> Other Restrictions

Download Restrictions Guide

>> Import Government Taxes Rates

Download Taxpayer’s Facilitation Guide

You can import cars from Japan yourself and the most reliable auction house is USS, but there are some points you should consider.

1-In order to ship your car you need a container and a container usually contains 4 sedan size vehicles or 5 small like alto, vitz etc. with whom you will share a container if you are not buying enough number to fill the container up.

2- If you have any person in Japan than he can make payment on your behalf.

3- You should have someone in mind who will help you in clearing process which includes the selection of Consignment. PPL usually buy the passports which is not the safe way you should at-least know the consignee.


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  2. We import exio from japan 1300cc Car, and its cost we pay 1450000/= pakistani rupees in 2013 and sale it in same price after 6 months that was awesome I mis it

  3. Hi i want to import car from japan how can i go and do it i can travel to japan if needed please need a guide thank you

  4. Hi, I want to import minibus MITSUBISHI ROSA 32 SEATERS ,4000CC,MODEL 2012 FROM JAPAN
    Pls guid me, how much custom duties & other taxes includind freight

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