Mauritius Import Regulations

Mauritius Flag
Country Code+230
Time Difference5 Hours (GMT+4)
Shipping Line---
CurrencyMauritian rupee
DocumentsInvoice, Declaration Report

Vehicle Age Restriction

The age of used cars should be not less than 18 months & not more than 48 months from the date of first registration at the time of shipment.
The vans should be not more than 60 months old from the first registration.

Shipping Port

Port Louis is the main port of destination for the shipment of Japan used cars in Mauritius.

Right-Hand Drive Vehicles

Right hand drive vehicles are only permitted to be imported in Mauritius.

The Documents Should be Submitted

  • Performa Invoice indication FOB or CIF value.
  • Original invoice
  • Bill of landing
  • Declaration Report.
  • Insurance certificate (If applicable)
  • Certificate of inspection
  • Cancellation of registration certificate


  • Good running condition & not damaged. ( Auction grade 3.5 and above)
  • Original chassis
  • Inspection Certificate/ CO2 test report

The High Moving Vehicles in the Mauritius

Toyota Corolla Axio , Both petrol & Hybrid NKE165, NRE161, NZE161 (Hybrid G Grade & Gasoline X Grade)
Honda Fit Series GP5, GP2, GK3 All (F, L, S Grades)
Toyota Aqua NHP10 (S & G grades)
Nissan Note    
Toyota Hiace DX and GL KDH223, KDH201 (GL)
Honda Vezel Both petrol and Hybrid RU1 & RU3 Series (All grades)
Nissan Latio E12 (S Grade)
Toyota Vitz KSP 130, NSP130 (F Grade)
Mercedes Benz CLA180 & BMW 118 I    
Nissan X trail T32 and HT32 (20X)

Duty liabilities Based on Cylinder Capacity

Motor Cars:

  • Less than 550 - 15%
  • Above 550 but less than 1600 - 55%
  • Above 1600 - 100%


  • Up to 1600 - 55%
  • Above 1600 - 100%
  • Trucks: 40%
  • Motorcycle: For 250 - 45%
Vehicles imported into Mauritius are liable for Value Added Tax (VAT) of 15 percent. VAT is payable on the sum of following amounts:
  • Up to 1600 - 55%
  • Above 1600 - 100%
  • Trucks: 40%
  • Motorcycle: For 250 - 45%

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