Chilibre is located in the Panama District, Panama Province, Panama. If you plan to visit, work, or go to school in Chilibre, you may want to bring your vehicle with you. It's important that you hire a reputable shipping company with international shipping experience. A1 Auto Transport can assist you with all your transporting needs.
They know the laws and the regulations to clear your vehicle at each port around the world. You want a company that will eliminate any chances of a problem arising when you are importing. It's important to work with us for these reasons as well as other additional services that we provide, such as door-to-port service or door-to-door. With an additional charge, you can have the entire importing process handled for you. The ports you can choose to Panama include Port of Manzanillo and Port of Cristobal.
Shipping Cost/ Documentation Requirements.
If you are ready to ship your vehicle, you will need to consider the cost of shipping. You also need to factor in the freight charges, the insurance, and the value of the vehicle in order to determine the amount of taxes you will pay. If you want to ship your vehicle in a container instead of an open deck import, the shipping charges will be more. Insurance on your vehicle is required during transport in case of damage done while on the ship. There are also high port-imposed tariffs that must also be considered. A1 Auto Transport will help you deliver your vehicle to Panama City with minimal stress and give you an estimate that you will find fair. The taxes currently in Panama is 30% of the total of the cost, insurance, and freight charges (CIF).
You will need to provide the most accurate paperwork needed in order to process your vehicle import request. The paperwork will include a copy of:
- Driver's license.
- Vehicle purchase invoice.
- Insurance certification.
- Vehicle title.
If you are not able to access the eligibility of the import to Panama City, you can view the Title 19 of U.S Code of Federal Regulations to learn more. A1 Auto Transport Service will take care of filing an intent with the U.S Customs and Border Protection if needed. You will need to have all documentation ready at least three to four days prior to your shipping out date.
Shipping Methods to Panama City.
A vehicle traveling to Panama City by way of ship only has one option as a shipping method and that is the Roll On/ Roll Off method. This is the most affordable way of shipping when you have more than one choice. Depending on how far away the export port is located to you, you may benefit from the door-to-port service.
You will need to ensure that your vehicle is functioning properly and is capable of being driven onto the deck of the ship and then driven off once it reaches the port in Panama City. You will need to remove any air conditioning gas inside your air conditioning unit. Your car will need to be cleaned inside and out and no personal items can be left inside the vehicle. You can learn more about shipping to Panama City by contacting the Embassy of Panama in USA.
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.