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NOTICE TO ALL IMPORTERS OF USED MOTOR VEHICLES

EFFECTIVE THURSDAY FEBRUARY 1, 2018 THE GOVERNMENT OF JAMAICA USED MOTOR VEHICLE PRESHIPMENT INSPECTION/DEALER DISCLOSURE CERTIFICATION PROGRAMME WILL COMMENCE.
AS OF THE ABOVE MENTIONED DATE, THE DESIGNATED PRESHIPMENT INSPECTION SERVICE PROVIDER, AUTO TERMINAL JAPAN LIMITED (ATJ), WILL COMMENCE RECEIVING APPLICATIONS BY EXPORTERS, FOR INSPECTION OF USED MOTOR VEHICLES TO BE IMPORTED TO JAMAICA.
THIS IS IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION SEVENTEEN (17) OF THE GOVERNMENT OF JAMAICA 2014 MOTOR VEHICLE IMPORT POLICY (MINISTRY PAPER 36/14).
ADDITIONAL DETAILS WILL FOLLOW TOMORROW JANUARY 24, 2018.


Douglas Webster
Trade Administrator/CEO
The Trade Board Limited

 

 

TRADE BOARD LIMITED
AN AGENCY OF THE MINISTRY OF INDUSTRY, COMMERCE, AGRICULTURE & FISHERIES


NOTICE TO IMPORTERS OF MOTOR VEHICLES & SPECIFIC HEAVY DUTY EQUIPMENT

Importers of Motor Vehicles are hereby advised of the following important dates with respect to the importation of Motor Vehicles for the year ending December 31, 2016:

  • November 30, 2016 – This is the final date for submitting import licence       applications to the Trade Board Limited for:
  • 2011 model year motorcars
  • 2010 model year light commercial units.
  • 2011 model year motor cycles
  • 2004 model year buses seating capacity 15-29
  • 2002 model year buses seating capacity 30-44
  • 1996 model year buses seating capacity 45 and over
  • 2001 model year  trucks unladen weight 3,000kg-4000kg
  • 1996 model year trucks unladen weight 4001 kg-8000 kg
  • 1991 model year trucks unladen weight over 8000 kg
  • 1986 model year heavy duty commercial equipment

 

  • December 31, 2016 – Importers holding Import Licences for the above listed model year motor vehicles and heavy duty commercial equipment with an expiry date of December 2016 must ensure that these vehicles and equipment arrive on or before December 31, 2016.

Please note that no applications for the above listed motor vehicles and heavy duty commercial equipment will be accepted beyond November 30, 2016 and no extension on expiry dates will be granted.

  • January 01, 2017 – Used motor vehicles and equipment to be imported must not be older than the model years stipulated in the schedule below:
  • 2012 model year motorcars
  • 2011 model year light commercial units
  • 2007 model year motorcars/light commercial vehicles (returning residents)
  • 2012 model year motor cycles
  • 2005 model year buses seating capacity 15-29
  • 2003 model year buses seating capacity 30-44
  • 1997 model year buses seating capacity 45 and over
  • 2002 model year trucks unladen weight 3,000kg-4000kg
  • 1997 model year trucks unladen weight 4001 kg-8000 kg
  • 1992 model year trucks unladen weight over 8000 kg
  • 1987 model year heavy duty commercial equipment

 

Thanks for your co-operation.

 

Trade Administrator/CEO
Trade Board Limited
Dated:  October 7, 2016

IMPORTERS ARE AGAIN REMINDED NOT TO SHIP LICENSABLE ITEMS BEFORE OBTAINING APPROVAL FROM THE TRADE BOARD. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE TRADE BOARD WILL NOT ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY BREACH CITED BY THE JAMAICA CUSTOMS AGENCY IF THE APPLICANT IMPORTS AN ITEM BEFORE OBTAINING THE REQUISITE IMPORT LICENCE.

   
 
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