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Ship Car To Christchurch

Published by Joe Webster.

New Zealand (NZL)

Ship Car To Christchurch

Car Shipping Christchurch

Known as the largest city in Southern Island of New Zealand, Christchurch is the seat of Canterbury Region. The urban sector lies on each coast of South Island, on the northern side of Banks Peninsula. It is considered as the third populous area, after Auckland and Wellington.

Importing vehicle into the foreign region is a complex procedure, and requires accurate information, while adhering to the regulations of New Zealand is essential. With the help of A1 Auto Transport service, this procedure can turn out to be a simple one. Your vehicle needs to pass certification procedure before entering New Zealand. NZTA approved certifier will provide this certificate after the required legal requirements are followed. It shows that the transported vehicle has met the minimum vehicle standard as per the age and brand of the vehicle. The certification comprises of physical inspection that ensures that the car or vehicle you are importing has accurate and working odometer while the safety standards are met. Your vehicle has to meet the minimal frontal impact standard.

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Cost & Time Examples For Shipping a Car to Christchurch

To/FromGroundOceanEstimated
Time
Christchurch to (New York port)
to New York, NY
$275$39005+32 days
Christchurch to (California port)
to Los Angeles
$350$31005+25 days
Christchurch to (New York port)
to Boston, MA
$400$39005+32 days
Christchurch to (California port)
to Portland, OR
$475$31006+25 days
Phoenix, AZ to (California port)
to Christchurch
$550$31006+25 days
Detroit, MI to (New York port)
to Christchurch
$575$39006+32 days
Christchurch to (New York port)
to Atlanta, GA
$700$39006+32 days
Denver, CO to (California port)
to Christchurch
$775$31007+25 days
Memphis, TN to (New York port)
to Christchurch
$800$39006+32 days
Christchurch to (California port)
to Dallas, TX
$1,025$31007+25 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.

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It is the responsibility of the importer to obtain this certificate before starting the vehicle registration process. It is vital for you to check with the New Zealand Transport Agency to be on the safer side, and contact A1 Auto Transport service regarding any queries, before shipping out the vehicle.

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Duty-free import eligibility

Used automobiles imported for personal use will not be subject to tariffs in New Zealand. Motor homes are subject to a 10% customs charge in this country. Vehicles with a price tag over $1,000 are subject to a $29.26 Import Entry Transaction fee. There will be a $17 admission fee for the biosecurity system. New Zealand levies a "Goods and Services Tax," primarily based on the CIF value. All imported vehicles are currently subject to a GST of 15%.

In case, you are a permanent resident of New Zealand, and can show proof of residence at the time of bringing in the vehicle, then the GST can be waived. Some of the pertinent documents that require to be submitted as resident of New Zealand include:

  • Present residence permit or visa in New Zealand.
  • Present returning permit or resident visa.
  • Australian/New Zealand passport.
  • Present NZ work visa for minimum 1 year.
  • Present visitor’s visa with a due date of minimal three years.

Paperwork and procedures.

After the vehicle reached its destination, MPI official will inspect it and if there is any lapse, it will be quarantined. If it passes the inspection, the vehicle goes through customs for payment of taxes and then gets the clearance. Here, the importer must supply some documents, which will help the legal procedures.

  • Commercial invoice (listed date, price and location of purchase)
  • Passport/driving license.
  • Title deed.
  • Current registration.
  • Insurance proof.
  • Ocean Bill of Lading.
  • Odometer reading (reading at USA and accurate mileage reading after import)
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As per laws, New Zealand does not charge tariff duty; it is cheaper to import your vehicle to Christchurch. Ensure that you or A1 Auto Transport service gets a total verification on all of the information needed before starting the shipping of the vehicle. If there are any clarifications, questions or need additional help, contact the Embassy of New Zealand today.

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Joe was born in Santa Cruz, California. During high school, Joe worked as a mechanic; a job continued to work part-time during his bachelor's degree.

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