New Zealand has strict regulations regarding the importation of cars.
When you ship a car meets the applicable emission standards, safety standards, and other requirements is very important.
Ship a car to New Zealand involves also complying with various regulations and requirements set by the New Zealand government.
Trans Global Logistics UK Limited can help you to undiscover the general requirements but please keep in mind that regulations may change, and it’s crucial to check with the relevant authorities for the most up-to-date information.
New Zealand may also have restrictions on the age and origin of imported cars. Some vehicles may not be eligible for import, and others may require modifications to comply with local standards.so please check with us prior to ship a car to NZ!
Also don’t forget that New Zealand drives on the left side of the road, and vehicles must have right-hand drive. There are exceptions for left-hand drive vehicles, such as vintage cars or those with special purposes, but these may require approval.
Imported vehicles must undergo inspection and compliance testing to ensure they meet New Zealand standards. This process is usually carried out by an entry certifier, who will issue a Vehicle Entry Certification.
REMEMBER: Proper documentation is crucial. You will need to provide documents such as the vehicle’s registration papers, a bill of lading, and proof of ownership. Customs clearance procedures must also be followed.
TAX and DUTIES: Please don’t forget to calculate within your budget the import duties and GST that may apply to the value of the vehicle. It’s important to be aware of the applicable rates and pay any fees associated with the importation.
Most importantly also is to take much notice of the Biosecurity Requirements as New Zealand has strict biosecurity regulations.
Ensure that your vehicle is thoroughly cleaned inside and out before shipment to prevent the introduction of foreign contaminants.
When you ship a car to New Zealand Trans Global Logistics Uk Limited will look after all Transportation and Shipping of your vehicle by securely packed into a shipping container or on a roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) vessel.
Before you ship a car to New Zealand, it’s essential to check for the latest guidance’s and be supported by a very knowledgeable shipping partner to know and understand all the latest regulations and procedures. Our experience shipping agent and customs brokers can help you to ensure a smooth import my car process.
Contact Trans Global Logistics UK Limited and check our services via our website: www.tglok.co.uk