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Process and Documentation to Import a Motor Vehicle into Grenada

Guidelines to follow while importing used car in Grenada :-

Shipping Ports :-
Ports for shipment of vehicle in Grenada are Saint George’s and Grenville. No specific inspection is required on used vehicles imported in Grenada.

Right-hand drive vehicles :-
Importation of vehicles with steering on right-hand side is allowed in Grenada.

Documents required for port clearance :-

Commercial/ Purchase Invoice determining vehicle type, make, weight.

Bill Of Lading (BOL)

Insurance certificate

Import license

Value Declaration Form

Certificate of Title and Registration

Note: In case of absence of Invoice, vehicles may be examined on a form C22.

Taxes and Duties on used vehicles :-

    1. Environmental Levy

Used Vehicles (1-4 years old) – 2%

Used Vehicles (over 5 years old) – 30%

Used Trucks :-

    • 1-10 tons: 5%
    • 10-20 tons: 10%
    • Over 20 tons: 20%
  1. Customer Service Charge :- CSC of 5% is imposed on used vehicles imported into the country.
  2. Common External Tariff (CET) – It ranges from 5%- 40% depending upon the cost of insurance and freight value of vehicles imported.
  3. Value Added Tax (VAT)-The VAT as proposed provides for a standard rate of fifteen percent (15%).

Returning Residents :- Grenadian nationals who have been residing abroad a period of seven years continuously and have decided to return to Grenada on a permanent basis are considered as returning nationalists.

Proof of Eligibility :-

  • Valid passport
  • Proof of nationality – (passport, birth certificate, etc.)
  • One-way ticket to Grenada
  • Retirement letter from the last place worked
  • Pension letter

Duties and Taxes :-

  • Customs Service Charge- 5%
  • Environmental Levy- $2000, irrespective of age

The importer shall abide by the following conditions after exemption on duty is granted :-

  • The importer shall not sell, lend, exchanged or otherwise disposed of the vehicle within a period of three years without the payment of the applicable duties.
  • The importer is allowed to sell the vehicle after three years without the payment of Customs duties (Residual Duties).
  • If the returnee leaves the country for a period less than six months then the Comptroller of Customs must be informed of the custody of the vehicle.
  • In case the returnee leaves Grenada for a continuous period of over six months, then all applicable duties will be immediately paid in full. Except for special circumstances as determined by the Comptroller of Customs.

Note: If any term of the agreement is violated, then the Comptroller reserves the right to seize the vehicle as being liable to penalty pending payment of the applicable duties in full.

 

 

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