Afghanistan Import Regulations

Afghanistan Flag
Country Code+93
Time Difference-4 Hours and 30 minutes (GMT+4:30)
Shipping LineECL/NYK
Currency Afghan Afghani (AFN)
DocumentsOriginal license, Passport copy,

Shipping Ports

Afghanistan does not have any port of its own, thus vehicles are shipped through Karachi.

Left-Hand Drive Vehicles

Importation of left-hand drive vehicles is permitted in the country.

Documents Required for Import Customs Clearance

  • Original license for the vehicle
  • Original sell contract (if the vehicle is not owned by the shipper)
  • Passport copy
  • Bill of Lading
  • Original certificate of title and Registration
  • Tax exemption form (diplomats)
  • Request letter for customs clearance permission to Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Finance
  • Note Verbale (memo letter) from the Embassy / NGO organization (diplomatic status)

Duty and Taxes

Vehicles are taxed at between 10 and 16 percent, according to model and year. Trucks and buses are taxed at a rate of 2.5 percent. Diplomats are exempted of paying duties and taxes.

Import Restrictions

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