International Auto Shipping
If your vehicle needs to be shipped internationally, there will be several things to consider above and beyond those of domestic shipping.
Each country has its own rule and regulations regarding auto shipping that will need to be considered. Be sure you use an auto shipping company that is experienced with international auto shipping generally and to your destination specifically. There will be many forms to fill out and there will be fees to pay in addition to the usual auto shipping charges.
Ask your auto shipping company what is required of you, and how much they will help you with. Some will provide all the forms; others will require you to find out what forms you need. Some will provide you with an agent for a fee, though you can choose an agent from another source to help you through the international auto shipping process.
It is recommended that you remove your license plates before you ship your auto internationally as they frequently are stolen. Find out from your auto shipping company what other things you need to do in order to prepare your vehicle to be shipped to your international destination.
Also, be sure to ask about additional insurance that you may need to get, and that all the carriers involved must have. Take care to understand what is and is not covered. Get everything in writing, and talk to your own vehicle insurance company about what they recommend. Find out in advance what insurance or other proofs you may need to provide for your international auto shipping transaction.
There is time involved in international auto shipping, so be sure to plan accordingly. Allow yourself plenty of time to find out everything you need to have and do in order to ship your vehicle. Get all estimates in writing, and ask about every possible charge that may be incurred by the auto shipping company, as well as the officials at the receiving end.