As we all know, Nigeria still does not manufacture cars (except for a few cases where we hear of cars being assembled in Nigeria) and then there’s Innoson who cannot satisfy Nigerians thirst for cars. This means that, 99% of cars we use in the country are all made abroad and imported into the country. #Cost of clearing cars in Nigeria in 2016

Clearing imported cars from the Nigerian ports and borders does not come cheap. You must pay the clearance fee to the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), before you can be allowed to bring your car into the country.

cost pf clearing cars in Nigeria

As of last year, the system by which the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) charges for clearing cars have changed. Instead of charging according to year of manufacture, they now charge according to the cost of the car not the year of manufacture.

The charge is 35% of whatever you paid for the vehicle and a levy of 35% making 70% of what you paid for the car. So assuming you bought a car for N2 million, you will spend N1.4 million to clear the car. You can easily do the math yourself.

These price can be brought down if you can find a good clearing agent. Some agents gave us the estimated cost of clearing some cars manufactured in the following year:

Estimated Cost of Clearing Cars in Nigeria:

Nissan Pathfinder 2001…………………₦350,000

Nissan Primera 2003…………………….₦315,000

Toyota Rav4 2004……………………….₦335,000

Kia Sorento 2004……………………………..₦360,000

Lexus RX 330 2004…………………………..₦370,000

Nissan Pathfinder 2005…………………..₦400,000

Toyota Highlander 2005…………………₦450,000

Toyota Corolla 2005……………………..₦300,000

Toyota Tundra 2005………………………….₦400,000

Toyota Corolla 2006…………………………₦300,000

Toyota 4Runner 2006……………………₦450,000

Lexus RX 350 2007……………………..₦600,000

Lexus RX 350 2008……….. ……………₦700,000

Toyota Highlander 2008………………….₦500,000

Lexus RX 350 2009………………………….₦800,000

Lexus RX 350 2010………………………….₦950,000

Toyota 4Runner 2011……………………₦900,000

Mercerdes-Benz ML350 2012………….₦1,515,000

Toyota Venza 2013…………………….₦1,400,000

Toyota Camry 2013…………………….₦1,350,000

Toyota Camry 2015…………………….₦1,500,000

 

The cost of clearing the above listed cars, were calculated by our agents based on the current price of those cars. Prices are subject to change without notice.

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