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Import Vehicle into USA from Portugal

A-1 Auto Transport offers professional, second-to-none car shipping services in the USA including coast to coast transits, county to county, country to country and international car shipping services. The Latin and Caribbean nations make a great client base from where we import vehicles from. Included in such services is import vehicle into USA from Portugal services.

importing automobiles into the USA from Portugal stress free for over 30 years

Getting your vehicle into US soil from foreign overseas lands can be a stressing endeavor especially if you do not have a trustworthy and credible auto shipping company to guide you. Inexperienced car shipping companies may get your vehicle stuck on foreign soil if they don’t do things by the book. Who better to import your vehicle for you from Portugal into the USA than a firm that has been in business for the past 20 years? We are experienced and knowledgeable in the car shipping business. We know what is needed, what is dictated and what is allowed. The entire process involves a lot of paper work, legal implications, and international trade guidelines. Trust us to simplify your work and do the heavy lifting for you. In due time, clients always receive their vehicles after tasking us with responsibility over it.

Cost & Time Examples for Import a Car from Portugal

Portugal to (California port)
to San Jose, CA
$3500$20030+5 days
Portugal to (New York port)
to Boston, MA
$2100$40015+5 days
Portugal to (California port)
to Portland, OR
$3500$47530+6 days
Portugal to (California port)
to Phoenix, AZ
$3500$55030+6 days
Portugal to (New York port)
to Charlotte, NC
$2100$57515+6 days
Portugal to (New York port)
to Atlanta, GA
$2100$70015+6 days
Portugal to (California port)
to Denver, CO
$3500$77530+7 days
Portugal to (New York port)
to Memphis, TN
$2100$80015+6 days
Portugal to (New York port)
to Miami, FL
$2100$92515+7 days
Portugal to (California port)
to Dallas, TX
$3500$1,02530+7 days

*Prices and times are estimated. They can vary depending on the season and the type of vehicle.

*Save the ground transport cost by delivering the vehicle to the nearest port.

*Allow an additional 10 days to process the documents.

*Prices are for 1 car in a dedicated 20ft container. This is the safest and most reliable way to transport a vehicle internationally. Other items may be included in the container to help save you money when moving.

*Using the RoRo (roll on, roll off) method is less expensive and shipments can be completed in fewer days. Contact us now for a free RoRo quote.

A-1 Auto Transport ships vehicles worldwide. Click here or call 1-800-518-8708 to get a free, no obligation to buy price quote to ship your car.

How we Import vehicle into USA from Portugal

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Every contract starts with an approach from a participating party. Clients need to approach a qualified automotive shipping company and seek services from them. It is crucial you choose a vehicle transport company that is reputed and has the muscle and resources to do the job. A-1 Auto Transport prides itself in offering the best when it is time to import vehicle into USA from Portugal. Our track record speaks for itself. Once you seek our services, we take it upon ourselves to guide you through the rest of the process.


Planning is an integral part of the large process. The import process starts with planning the mode and means of transportation used to ship your vehicle. The most common means of car shipping is ocean freight while for luxurious high dollar vehicles are given the chance for air freight thanks to their financial sensitivity. The clients then gets to decide whether to opt for roll-on/roll-off mode of transport or enclosed container mode. Enclosed container mode is the most advised as the vehicle is protected against any external factors that would damage it.

The planning also constitutes the mode of delivery. Door to door delivery sees your vehicle delivered to your door step or office address. Terminal to terminal delivery, on the other hand, means that your car will be dropped off at a designated pick up station.

Location & Shipping Ports

According to the location of the warehouse, the car is in Portugal, we make arrangements for it to be transported to the nearest and most convenient cargo airports and port in Portugal. One we’ve settled on these, our personnel in the specific towns work with the Portuguese airport and port authorities to iron out the paperwork and technicalities.

Cost Estimation

The total cost is estimated after the total distance of the transport, the vehicle make, weight & size together with the delivery option have been factored in. Our guide to the total cost will give you a rough idea of how we come up with the final figure.

Importing vehicle into USA from Portugal requires formalities like payment of duties and customs before the vehicle can leave Portuguese soil. Our team will guide you on the figures in play here. Remember, however, that the cost calculator will only provide an estimate of the overall financial implication. That figure is subject to change based on the on-site situation of the entire transport.


All required paperwork need to be finalized before the vehicle can leave Portugal port. Just like in every other country, port authorities have to clear the vehicle first. Don’t worry about this step, our team will guide you in this. Also in the documentation includes a detailed pre-transit car hauler inspection report.


After clearance, the vehicle then begins to make its way to you. We offer real time GPS tracking services to our clients so they can track their shipment in real time. This boosts our client’s confidence in us.


Once the vehicle arrives in the US, we notify the client as we confirm the exact delivery location. Once the vehicle is delivered, the payment is finalized. Everyone stays happy!

Joe Webster

Written by Joe Webster

Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing.

After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood.

With over 30 years experience in the industry, we've been helping people ship their vehicles, motorcycles, RV's, heavy equipment, household goods and more across the country or overseas without a hitch. Ask us anything.

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