Can I bring Japan used car to China?

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Can I bring Japan used car to China?

Bring Japan used car to China: The importation of only left-hand drive vehicles allowed in China. Even though in some cases right-hand drive vehicles imported. It not allowed to register and use them on the roads. The major shipping ports in China are Shanghai Port, Tianjin New Port, Dalian New Port, and Guangzhou Huangpu Port.

Inspection on imported used cars: Vehicles manufactured prior to 1 January 2005 will not register without undergoing a rigorous inspection. All vehicles registered in Beijing for the first time must meet EURO IV standards. Diesel vehicles prohibited.

Import Restrictions:

Only Permanent Representative (working in permanent institutions), only foreign resident staff enterprises in the three forms of Sino-joint venture, cooperative business, and exclusively foreign-owned enterprises in China, and foreign experts allowed to bring their car into China. But the foreign students studying in China cannot bring in cars for their private use.

Overseas students of high levels who are verified by governing departments and live or work back in China for more than 1 year continuously can apply for importing one self-use motor vehicle from overseas, including sedansSUVs, and passenger cars with no more than 9 seats only.

However, diplomats are allowed to import vehicle duty and tax-free including motorcycles. Other foreigners strongly discouraged from importing vehicles. Returning Chinese citizens allowed to import their vehicles. Only if they are returning diplomats or can get an import permit.

Read more about import restrictions, Required documents, import duties, and taxes to bring Japan used car to China. For more information, click here:

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