How To Check Car Custom Duty Online

How To Check Car Custom Duty Online

Learn How To Check Car Custom Duty Online ; Buying A Vehicle from Abroad and buying a car in Ghana varies differently . Buying a car abroad might be much expensive because one has to pay for custom duty …Thus this Article is to guide you on How To Calculate Vehicle Duty Using Ghana Trade Hub Mobile App..

How To Calculate Vehicle Duty Using Ghana Trade Hub Mobile App

Download the Ghana Trade Hub Mobile App.

Click on duty calculator.

Select Used vehicle.

Select the Make of the vehicle.

Select the model of the vehicle.

Specify the Year the vehicle was manufactured.

Press the ‘Find’ button.

Select View Duty.

How much is duty on cars in Ghana ?

The first purchase price, which is the manufacturer’s price at the time the car was manufactured is needed for Vehicle Duty Calculation. 

It will attract an extra 50% depreciation after which it will come down to Free on Board (FOB) then the current exchange rate is applied before the freight and insurance are considered.

The representation below details the varied charges that form the sum total of tax liability to vehicle importers for different types of vehicles

TYPE OF VEHICLEIMPORT DUTYVATNHILGETFUND LEVYAU LEVYECOWAS LEVYEXIM LEVYEXAM FEEPROCESSING FEESPECIAL IMPORT LEVY
AMBULANCES & HEARSE          
           
Ambulance20%12.50%2.50%2.50%0.20%0.50%0.75%1%2%
Hearse20%12.50%2.50%2.50%0.20%0.50%0.75%1%2%
           
MOTOR CARS INCLUDING CROSS COUNTRY AND ESTATE CARS:  DIESEL          
           
1. Of a cylinder capacity not exceeding 1500 cc5%12.50%2.50%2.50%0.20%0.50%0.75%1%2%
2. Of a cylinder capacity exceeding 1500cc but not exceeding 2500cc10%12.50%2.50%2.50%0.20%0.50%0.75%1%2%
3. Of a cylinder capacity exceeding 2500cc20%12.50%2.50%2.50%0.20%0.50%0.75%1%2%
           
MOTOR CARS INCLUDING CROSS COUNTRY AND ESTATE CARS:  PETROL          
           
1. Of a cylinder capacity not exceeding 1000cc5%12.50%2.50%2.50%0.20%0.50%0.75%1%2%
2.Of a cylinder capacity exceeding 1000cc but not exceeding 3000cc10%12.50%2.50%2.50%0.20%0.50%0.75%1%2%
3.Of a cylinder capacity exceeding 3000cc20%12.50%2.50%2.50%0.20%0.50%0.75%1%2%
4.Motor Cars designed for travelling on snow; golf cars and similar vehicles20%12.50%2.50%2.50%0.20%0.50%0.75%1%2%
5.Motor vehicles designed to carry ten (10) and more persons5%12.50%2.50%2.50%0.20%0.50%0.75%1%2%
6.Motor vehicles designed to carry more than thirty (30) persons5%12.50%2.50%2.50%0.20%0.50%0.75%1%2%
           
MOTOR VEHICLE FOR THE TRANSPORT OF GOODS SUCH AS TRUCKS, TIPPING TRUCKS,VANS, REFUSE TRUCK, TANKERS  AND LORRIES          
           
TRACTOR OF H.S. CODE 8701          
Pedestrian Controlled tractors – 8701.105%00%0%0.20%0.50%0.75%1%2%
Road tractors (Articulator Head) for semi-trailers- -8701.205%12.50%2.50%2.50%0.20%0.50%0.75%1%2%
Track –laying tractors-8701.305%00%0%0.20%0.50%0.75%1%2%
Agricultural Tractor – 8701.91.90.000%00%0%0.20%0.50%0.75%1%2%
Other tractors – 8701.905%00%0%0.20%0.50%0.75%1%2%
Tipping, Flat, Container, Skeleton, Low bed or Low Loader Trailers 871610%12.50%2.50%2.50%0.20%0.50%0.75%1%2%
Pick-ups 87045%12.50%2.50%2.50%0.20%0.50%0.75%1%2%
Dumpers designed for off-highway use 8704.10.90.005%00%0%0.20%0.50%0.75%1%2%
Special purpose motor vehicles of HS Code 87.05 (For example workshop vans, breakdown vehicle and mobile showrooms)5%12.50%2.50%2.50%0.20%0.50%0.75%1%2%
Off road terminal tractors 8701.        Reference WCO: Annex A/X.  Possible amendment to the compendium of classification opinions to reflect the decisions to classify a “TJ 5000 off road” vehicle and an “Ottawa 4×2 off road YT50” vehicle in heading 87.01 (Subheading 8701.90)5%12.50%2.50%2.50%0.20%0.50%    
           
OTHER VEHICLES          
Motor Cycle/Bikes 871120%12.50%2.50%2.50%0.20%0.50%0.75%1%2%
Bicycle 871220%00%0%0.20%0.50%0.75%0%2%
Import duty is based on the CIF ValueAgricultural / farm tractor under HS 8701 are not liable to any overage penalty         
Ambulance and hearse falling under HS 8703 and special purpose vehicles of heading 8705 are not liable to overage penaltyExamination fee is on the CIF Value and levied only on used vehicles         
VAT is on the duty inclusive value (CIF + Duty + NHIL + GETFUND LEVY)Overage penalty is based on CIF Value         
           
TROOP CARRIER (13 PASSENGERS)8702          
           
1. Ten or more seating capacity          
2. Two front seat for transport of three persons          
3. Two fold-away bench seats, stored on lateral penal in the rear section of the vehicle          
4. Two doors plus a swing-out rear door          
Three wheel motor (Tricycle) with cabin for carrying passengers is 8703 – Duty is calculated according to cubic capacity (cc)          
Three wheel motor with bucket or container for cargo is 8704          
Three wheel motor for the aged 8703          
Quad bikes / ATV-All terrain vehicles – 8703          
Terminal tractor used in the harbour 8701.20.20.00          
Agricultural Tractor – 8701.91.90.00          
The following are treated at the car park as off highway machinery:          
1. Bulldozer8429 b) Wheel / Pay / Shovel Loader 8429          
1. Excavator 8429 d) Grader 8429          
2. Road Roller 8429          


Third Party Charges

  • Local shipping line charges paid to the carrier
  • Terminal handling charges
  • Safe bond terminal handling charges (optional) rent for the car whilst it is in the terminal
  • Trade number plate GH₵154
  • Clearing Agent charges

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