Trinidad & Tobago Import Regulations

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Country Code+1
Time Difference-13 Hours (GMT-4)
Shipping Line---
CurrencyTrinidad and Tobago dollar
DocumentsInvoice, Deregistration

Age Restriction

Cars should not be more than 4 years old. For vehicles to be used as taxis, they must not more than 3 years from the date of manufacture.

Shipping Port

Port for shipment of vehicles to Trinidad is Port of Spain.


No specific Roadworthiness inspection is required on import of used vehicles

Right-Hand Drive

Right Hand Used cars can be imported only with a valid import license. Car should not be fitted with a diesel engine.

Import Tax Rates

1. up to 1599cc
  • 25%
  • 15%
2. 1600cc to 2000cc
  • 35%
  • 15%
3. 2001cc to 3000cc
  • 40%
  • 15%
4. 3000cc and above
  • 45%
  • 15%

Required Documents While Importation

  • Four copies of Customs Declaration Form (C82 Form)
  • Caricom Area Invoice (this is provided by the supplier and is necessary for any goods entering the CARICOM region).
  • Supplier's Invoice
  • Bill of Lading (BOL)
  • Import License
  • Deregistration Certificate: The certificate must have manufacturing date, engine number and chassis number that match the vehicles.
  • Original Passport

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