Have you set your heart on a dream car only to realise that it’s unavailable in New Zealand? Luckily, privately importing new or used cars into NZ is completely legal, but less luckily, it’s quite a complex process.
To help you smoothly navigate the process and secure your import, you’re going to need an import specialist.
The process of importing your new ride into NZ can be lengthy and complicated. You’ll need to ensure that your vehicle meets a range of standards and criteria, and provide supporting evidence. It’s important that this is done before the vehicle is shipped – otherwise, you might end up with a car in the docks that you can’t collect, and shipping companies don’t give refunds for bad planning on your part.
Before importing a car, you’ll need to provide evidence of the following:
There are a range of qualities you should look for when choosing a company to be your import specialist.
They should be able to act as an entry certifier – providing the evidence above as well as taking care of the logistics of the import.
Here is a quick checklist of features you should look for in an import specialist for new or used cars:
When it comes to importing cars to New Zealand, 2 Cheap Cars is the natural choice. At 2 Cheap Cars, we import cars year-round, so we know the process inside out. We can take care of everything from the entry certification process to organising shipping; making sure that you get your car hassle-free.
We can also make sure you are getting a fair price on your vehicle from the overseas seller. Plus, with fourteen locations throughout NZ, we can easily have your car delivered somewhere close to you.
Call us today on 0800 223 370 or enquire online to find out more.
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