Shipping Ports :
Major shipping ports in Cook Islands are Arutanga harbor, Avatiu harbor and Arorangi Jetty.
Right hand drive vehicles :
Importation of right hand drive vehicles is allowed in the country.
Documents Required :
Invoice showing export costs (Japan)
Invoice showing freight costs and insurance to Cook Islands
Invoice receipt showing total price paid and date of purchase
Bill of Lading
Odometer reading at time of sale for export to Cook Islands
Odometer reading at time of importation into Cook Islands
Taxation in Cook Islands:
After importing the vehicle, importer is not allowed to sell the vehicle within two years of importation. Used vehicles imported in the country are subjected to import taxes depending upon the age of the vehicle. Along with import taxes, VAT is also imposed on vehicles.