SBT Botswana Japanese used cars

Why SBT ?


Fresh cars directly from Japan

Huge selections:

More than 20,000 units waiting for you. We are the biggest used car exporter


More than 20 years experience in used car industry


Thorough inspection done before shipment

Delivery Services To Botswana

Map Botswana
Main ports: Gaborone or Durban

-FREIGHT starts from 1200USD (depends on car size)
-TRANSIT TIME from Japan to Gaborone is approx. 45 days

* We can also arrange delivery upto Durban, if you have prefered forwarder in Durban.

Regulations & Duties

Right-Hand-Drive only?


Manufacture Year Restriction?


Need Inspection?


Tax Rates:

Custom Duty approx.25%, VAT 12%
* Tax Rates depends on the type of vehicles.
* Please inquire at your local clearing agent for latest updates.

Customs Clearance & Registration Process

Documents you need for customs clearance and vehicle registration are:

1) Cancellation Certificate [both in Japanese & in English]
2) Bill of Lading [Original 1st & 2nd]
3) Invoice
4) Letter of Authorization [The letter confirming that you are giving legal rights to clearing agent to act on your behalf]
5) ID copy [e.g. own Passport copy]


We will send you documents no.1)-3) via DHL (Cancellation Certificate, Bill of Lading, and Invoice). Please prepare documents 4),5) above by yourself.


- Prepare for the local customs clearance.
- Arrange with the clearing agent for procedure. SBT have own designated clearing agent. You may also arrange your own preferred agent.
- Documents you need are as mentioned above.


Besides customs clearance, there will also be a process of Police check for registration, and Road worthiness check to obtain number plate. Local clearing agent in Botswana will be helpful for these procedures.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I buy a car from SBT Japan?
Register on our website, choose the car you like, then click [buy]. Then our sales staff will contact you through telephone or email. Please click here for details
What are the import regulations for Botswana?
No Year Restriction, but it has to be RIGHT HAND drive, NO LEFT HAND drive can be imported.
Where can I pick up the car in Botswana?
Our delivery service takes the cars up to Gaborone. We can also arrange domestic transport to other places such as Francistown, Maun, Gantsi, Kasane.
What is the payment Condition?
We accept only TT ( Telegraphic transfer via Bank ). And we have only one account to avoid fraud. Read Carefully the instructions about payment.
Can we send payment in Local currency ( Pula ) ?
No. We only accept USD or JPY.
How long does it take to ship the car from Japan to Botswana?
Approximately 2 months


Experienced Staff - Innovative Services - Satisfied Customers

I would like to express my gratitude to SBT Japan for the courtesy service they provided to me through Shahaadh.
He provided an invaluable service to me and I received my black volkswagen polo in good condition.
It was the first time I made an order hence first impression of SBT to me.
He updated me with everything through the process of buying up to ensuring that I really received what I wanted.
Keep that spirit up, it will take your company to greater heights.

Thank you.

The post Galebone Matshitse (Botswana) Volkswagen Polo Happy Customer, Credibility, Satisfaction ! appeared first on SBT Testimonials.

“Purchased 3.5 Mitsibushi Pajero GDI (2003) in the beginning of 2015. Vehicle received in a satisfactory condition as per the advertisement on the SBT website.”


The post MR. GEORGE WATSON, BOTSWANA appeared first on SBT Testimonials.

“Thank you SBT, you have been supplying me with good quality cars. My Camry has been the best unit ever. Keep making it easy to buy for more sooner.”


The post MR. DOREEN SERUMULA, BOTSWANA appeared first on SBT Testimonials.

“I am happy to tell you dat ive received the car in good condition, vry clean, scratch free, the customer is happy. Thank you once more for doing busines with you.”


The post MR. GEOFERRY, BOTSWANA appeared first on SBT Testimonials.

“My BMW came just in brand in new condition with amazingly fast shipment. SBT proved its promise of best quality and fast shipment. Now I will buy cars only from SBT Japan.”


The post MR. GALEITSEWE LORATO, BOTSWANA appeared first on SBT Testimonials.

“Thank you SBT Japan for selecting best car for me. I received the unit in scratch less condition with all accessories. I will recommend SBT to all of my friends and will buy more cars in future from SBT Japan only.”


The post MR. SUPING ENVA SECHOTLHO, BOTSWANA appeared first on SBT Testimonials.


The SBT Team

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Get In Touch With Us

SBT JAPAN (Head Office)
Office Hours:
Mon.-Fri.: 9am-5pm
Saturday, Sunday & Public Holiday
Office Address:
Yokohama KDX Bldg,7F,2-10-36, Kita-Saiwai,
Nishi-Ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa, Japan

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