IMPORT A CAR TO THE US FROM CANADA…WITHOUT A TEDIOUS CROSS-COUNTRY DRIVE!

By Quality Move Management Inc / March 6, 2019

It’s no secret that Canada and the United States are both countries of a vast expanse, and the natural progression for those importing a car from Canada to the USA is to embark on the lengthy drive. However, not everybody who is cross-border moving to the USA is charmed by the idea of a three-day road trip from northern Canada to a city in the deep south of America.

QMM has been operating as one of Canada’s leading car importers to the USA for over 20 years, providing specialist solutions to export cars from Canada to the US, allowing you to take the easy route in the sky. Shipping a car to America via means of a professional moving company free's you up to take the quick option of a flight to your new home state, while your vehicle and any household or personal goods can be hauled onto one of our moving trucks and driven across the Canada-US border by one of our vehicle import experts.  

Aside from avoiding the physical gruel and a hefty drive, having professionals complete the importing of cars to the USA means the technicalities are all taken care of, too. Importing a car to the US from Canada can be complicated for those who may not be familiar with the process, but with over 20 years of experience completing cross border relocations, QMM has the expertise and knowledge about customs requirements when moving vehicles across the border between the USA and Canada.

If you have chosen QMM to import a Canadian car into the USA, then sit back and relax! Your Relocation Coordinator will assist you with the Canada export process, regardless of whether you are personally driving your vehicle or if QMM is transporting the vehicle on your behalf.

Documentation Required for Importing a Car to the US:

Depending on your status in Canada and the vehicle origination, the required documentation for importing a car from Canada to the USA will vary.

We have compiled the list of documents required to import your vehicle to America from Canada:

IMPORTING CANADIAN VEHICLES AS A CANADIAN CITIZEN

**or any other citizenship with work permit in the US

1.            Letter of compliance from US Manufacturer – must be admissible (if not admissible MUST have changes done prior to entering the US)

2.            United States Department of Transportation (DOT) – Importations of Motor Vehicles and Motor Vehicle Equipment form

3.            United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) – Importation of Motor Vehicles and Motor Vehicle Subject to Federal Air Pollution Regulations

4.            Bill of sale – optional (should have but not required)

5.            US Customs and Border Protection -7501 Form

6.            Registration

 

IMPORTING CANADIAN VEHICLES AS A US CITIZEN (vehicle purchased in Canada while on a work visa)

1.            Letter of compliance

2.            United States Department of Transportation (DOT) – Importations of Motor Vehicles and Motor Vehicle Equipment form 

3.            United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) – Importation of Motor Vehicles and Motor Vehicle Subject to Federal Air Pollution Regulations

4.            Bill of sale – Mandatory

5.            US Customs and Border Protection – 7501 Form

6.            If a North American made vehicle (Canada or US made) No duties/taxes will apply but some charges may apply upon registration.

  

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