Shipping Ports :
The most recommended port for vehicle shipment is port of Cotonou.
Age restriction :
No age restriction on used vehicles imported to Benin. Thus, Beninese can import used vehicle of any age.
Pre Shipment Inspection on used vehicles is required prior to their importation into the country.
Documents required :
Commercial or Purchase Invoice
Original Bill of Lading (BOL)
Non-Sale Certificate- Client declaration to not sell the vehicle
Origin Certificate of Title and Registration
Duties and Taxes :
Taxes on car will depend on age, power, etc.
No exemption- 50% CIF
Diplomats- 0.15% CIF
Temporary Admission-5.85% CIF