Importing Cars into Australia
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PERSONAL IMPORT VEHICLE SPECIALISTS
OVERSEAS SHIPPING SERVICE FROM ANY COUNTRY INCLUDING
Hello from Dominic and welcome to our Personal Import site. This is where you can find out information on importing your vehicle into Australia.. Please read this site first as all the information you will need is here
Over 30 years experience as an International Freight Forwarder and Licenced
Customs/ Quarantine Broker specialising in Auto Logistics
Licensed Motor Dealer for over 15 years with full knowledge of compliance and registration requirements for all states in Australia
Our Office Hours
Monday to Saturday
8:00am to 6:00pm
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The time in Australia is:-
We specialise in:-
1/. A complete turn key import service
2/. Customs Valuation
3/. Insurance Valuations
4/. Condition Report
5/. Worldwide Shipping
6/. Customs Clearance
7/. Quarantine Clearance
8/. Australian Vehicle Compliance
9/. All Australian Regulations
Car Shipping To Australia
Here at Personal Import we are vehicle import specialists that make shipping vehicles to Australia a stress free process. Motor vehicle imports to Australia require so much more than simple shipping, but a detailed process to ensure all standards are adhered to.
If you are considering importing a motor vehicle from overseas, you need a company you can rely on to cover everything from start to finish. That is why we offer all of the services below.
Manage the Vehicle Import Approval (VIA)
Arrange and co-ordinate Freight Forwarders in the country of export. Due to our volume of shipping we get preferential rates for car imports.
Arrange all shipping aspects including Marine Insurance via roll on / roll off, consolidated or dedicated container.
Arrange customs valuation in Australia to determine the amount of duty and GST payable.
Liaise with the Freight Forwarder in Australia while the car is in bond and deal with any personal effects that accompany the vehicle.
Attend at port of arrival to confirm valuation with Australian customs if required.
Instruct Customs Broker in Australia to arrange clearance.
When you organise a car import from overseas, quarantine may be required. We arrange Quarantine inspection and witness this if necessary.
Arrange cleaning if required by Australian quarantine.
Supervise Air Conditioning approval (do NOT de-gas your car prior to shipping unless we instruct you to) our engineers are environmentally compliant.
Arrange removal from Australian Customs Bonded area or Bond store.
Arrange appropriate transport of vehicle to the registered engineer for compliancing to Australian standards.
Supervise engineering compliance to avoid delay or un-necessary modifications or repairs.
Acquire and affix engineers Compliance Plate.
Deal with relevant government department for the issue of the Vehicle Import Plate (the vehicle cannot be registered for road use without this magenta plate). Collect and affix plate.
Transport vehicle to registered workshop for the issue of a safety certificate (equivalent to MOT or Warrant of Fitness). This is a different procedure from the engineer’s certification.
Transport vehicle to the relevant Department of Transport for the required inspection to get it registered in the client's name.
Deal with the Department of Transport to establish the amount of state Stamp Duty payable on first registration; this is 3%-4% of the market value, depending on the size of the engine.
Pre-delivery detailing/cleaning if required.
Advise on appropriate comprehensive insurance. Third Party Personal injury insurance is a compulsory component of the registration fee in Australia.
Arrange insurance valuation.
Liaise with client for collection and hand-over of vehicle.
If you are looking for a car importer in Australia, contact us today.