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South Africa Port List

Collect your vehicles from the following ports

From Durban port to:

  • Durban
  • Pick up at port

From Gqeberha port to:

  • Gqeberha
  • Pick up at port

From Cape Town port to:

  • Cape Town
  • Pick up at port

From Port Elizabeth port to:

  • Port Elizabeth
  • Pick up at port

From Johannesburg port to:

  • Johannesburg
  • Pick up at port

From Port Elizabeth port to:

  • Port Elizabeth
  • Pick up at port

From JohannEsburg port to:

  • JohannEsburg
  • Pick up at port

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Bank Transfer


Credit/Debit Card




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Our Head Office

Office Hours:

Monday to Saturday 8:30 to 5:30


Sunday off

Office Address:

156-1 Hatakenaka Aza Izumimachi, Iwaki, Fukushima 971-8183, Japan

Location Link


+81 709-008-7605


Import Regulation


Year Restriction

No Restriction


Shipping Port



Time to Ship

4 to 6 weeks

(can vary)


Pre-shipment inspection


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Used Cars Import Rules and Regulations in the South Africa

Age Restriction

Unlike many other countries, South Africa has no age restriction to import cars.

Right and Left-Hand Drive Vehicle

Right-hand drive vehicles can be imported to South Africa. Left-hand drive vehicles which were not registered in RSA before July 2004 may not be registered and operated on the public roads of South Africa.


No specific inspection is required on the import of used vehicles. However, in order to import vehicles into South Africa, you will need a letter of authority and an import permit from the South Africa Bureau of Standards (SABS). 

Import Duties and Taxes on Used Cars in South Africa

  • Vehicles up to 20 years old are subjected to tax at the rate of 30%

  • Vehicles older than 20 years are subjected to tax at the rate of 20% 

  • Ad valorem duty tax may also be applied from 0.75 to 20% depending upon the age and value of the vehicle 

  • VAT is charged at the rate of 15%

Documents Required for Import of Vehicle in South Africa

  • Bill of Lading 

  • Original invoice

  • Import permit 

  • Export certificate 

  • A duly completed form DA304A

  • Inspection certificate 

  • MOT certificate 

  • DA304A Form (Completed)

  • Original passport copy 

  • Letter of authenticity

Japanese Used Cars in South Africa

SAT offers an incredible collection of the highest-quality Japanese used cars for sale in South Africa. Our dedicated team provides the best experience to our customers by ensuring that each vehicle in our inventory meets our rigorous quality standards. From our diverse inventory, you can discover a wide range of Japanese used cars and choose the one that fits your needs and budget perfectly. If your desired vehicle isn't readily available, you can also benefit from our car auction service. Our team of professionals is dedicated to assisting you through your car-buying journey. Visit SAT today and explore our premium collection of Japanese used cars for sale in South Africa.

Why Choose SAT



With SAT, you do not have to worry about hidden fees or extra charges. We strive to provide fair deals to our customers in South Africa without compromising on quality.



SAT takes pride in offering high-quality Japanese-used cars in South Africa at affordable prices. With SAT, You can find reliable vehicles at the most reasonable rates.


Extensive Selection

Visit SAT and choose from our wide collection of Japanese used cars. We are South Africa's biggest Japanese car exporters, offering vehicles that match your style and budget.


Unmatched Customer Service

Our dedicated team always goes above and beyond to offer exceptional services to our customers in South Africa and build long-term relationships with them.


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