Zuffra Trading

CANADA

IMPORT CAR FROM JAPAN TO CANADA

Welcome to TokyoCarZ, We have been exporting Used Car from Japanese car auction for over 8 years, to all over the world. Thank you for your visit and interest to buy a car from Japan. There are a few steps for you, to get Access to All Japanese Cars Auctions, Motorcycle Auctions, and local dealer stock. We totally understand your concerns and doubts about purchasing a car online. Don’t worry we are professionals with huge experience. Thanks to our wide and long-term partnership with transportations companies, shipping companies, and clearing agents all over the world, makes your purchase easy, fast, and safe.

It’s time for online car shopping!

Stock List

USED CAR IMPORT REGULATIONS IN CANADA

Ports, Costs, Taxes and Duties!

STEERING HANDLE

Normally none (need to follow to the standards of NHTSA

AGE RESTRICTION

Must be more than 15 years from manufactured..


Must be before January 1st, 1971 for bus.

ROAD WORTHINESS INSPECTION

No inspection required.

OTHER RESTRICTIONS

Specified models mainly of 1980’s, 90’s etc. Please refer to NHTSA. website for more information about the models allowed.

The car must meet safety, Bumper, and Theft Prevention Standards of US and Canada.
The car must be clean so it doesn’t carry any dirt or mud
Moisture level inside the car must be under the accepted amount.

IMPORT TAX RATES

  • Vehicles weighing more than 4,425 pounds are subject to an excise tax of $100 Canadian.

  • GST(Good and service tax) 5%~7%. Import tax 6.1%.

  • PST (Provinsial Sales Tax) 0~10%. GST and PST depends on states.

  • https://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/

VEHICLES THAT CAN BE SHIPPED BY RO-RO

  • Any vehicle that has at least 15cm of height from the ground to the car’s body

  • The hood must open

  • The vehicle can be driven

  • The tires can turn and run

  • The handbrake must be working

  • The vehicle does not need to be towed, lifted up or pulled out by any another vehicle

VEHICLES THAT CANNOT BE SHIPPED BY RO-RO

  • If the engine is not working

  • If the vehicle cannot be driven

  • White or black smoke coming from engine, exhaust or any another place

  • If Hybrid, batteries with defect, broken or damaged No claim vehicles

  • If there is not windscreen

  • If any side or rear windows are not covered

  • If rear trunk cannot be opened in case to use the spare tire

  • Loose parts must be repaired, held or fix with a strong adhesive tape

  • Any vehicle with inner cargo

  • Any part(s) that can cause human accidents or damage another vehicle(s) or property on board

  • Any vehicle which has mechanical problems

Other Costs

Accident cars

For nonrunning car, none drivable cars 30,000 JPY – 70,000 JPY extra inland transportation cost may apply.

Negotiation fee

10,000 JPY; During the auction, a car may unsold. But there is still a chance to buy it via Negotiation. By the end of the actual auction day, we can apply for negotiation to any unsold car. No matter you BID on it or no.

Cancellation fee

80,000 JPY ( If you Won a car in the auction, you can cancel it within 1 hour); We CAN NOT cancel Cars bought via Negotiation or from Tender auctions!

Resell at the auction

Will cost about 150,000 JPY (auction fee, inland costs, paperwork etc) depend on car condition, location etc.

Late Payment

In 5 days after puchase you need to pay out the outstanding balance. 10,000 JPY charge d weekly for late payment.

Lowered Down Cars

Cars with lowered suspensions, low height for e.g. sports car etc. May be extra inland transportation charged

Oversized Vehicles

Trucks, Bus, etc. 30,000 JPY on the top of FOB may apply.

USED CAR IMPORT REGULATIONS IN CANADA

Ports, Costs, Tax & Duties!

SHIPPING COST:

  • Ro-Ro Shipment cost

  • New Westminster port, Vancouver port, cost about 160,000 JPY

  • Halifax port cost about 250,000 JPY

  • (for average size 11.5m3, running car);

Calculation Example

Let’s say you bought a car for ¥1,000,000 and want to ship to Canada, Vancouver port.

Your invoice would look as follows:

Car price ¥ 1,000,000
Commission ¥ 120,000
Ro-Ro Freight ¥ 160,000
Marine Insurance ¥ 10,000
In Total ¥ 290,000 ,
Deposit ¥ 150,000
The Due ¥ 1,140,000 ,