The city of Kajang is located in the eastern part of Selangor, Malaysia, and is the district capital of Hulu Langat. Kajang is only thirteen miles from Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia. The population has increased over the years with more people moving to Malaysia in search of employment as well as work.
While some are here only temporary, others are here permanently. If you are permanent moving to Kajang, you might want to bring your vehicles with you so that you can get around much easier. Traversing the city limits
If you want to bring your vehicle to Kajang, you will need to be prepared for the expense. You will also need to have the right paperwork completed. When shipping your vehicle over to Malaysia, you must take into consideration the climate and weather patterns which will play a role as delays are common during the monsoon. There are new regulations by the government that have made importing vehicles, easier and more convenient.
Preparing your vehicle for importing.
To ensure that the vehicle reaches the Malaysian shores properly, it is important that the paperwork is completed. To start with, it is important that the U.S Customs is notified about the impending expert to Malaysia. Only when the documents are verified that the vehicle can be shipped on the date as specified. Additionally, the same documents are needed at the Malaysian Customs for validation. These are the following documentation with you when you prepare your vehicle for import:
- Clear title deed.
- Valid registration.
- Your passport.
- Vehicle registration.
- Vehicle Insurance.
You will be expected to pay all your fees and VAT in advance. You can contact Malaysia Customs with any questions you may have. You can get more information as well as the rules and regulations by contacting A1 Auto Transport Service. They can not only handle your vehicle during export but they can also help you with importing too. When your vehicle arrives in Malaysia, you will want to get it licensed. You will need registration and insurance for driving to Malaysia.
You will need to clean your car inside and out. If you choose the Roll On/ Roll Off method, you will need to completely clean it out and only have the floor mats and car jack left inside. Your vehicle can be quarantined if you don't prepare your vehicle for shipping. You can find all the latest rules and regulations by checking the Title 19 of the U.S. Code of Federal regulations. The two methods most used for shipping is the Roll On/ Roll Off method or the container shipping. The RORO method requires the vehicle be driven onto the deck of the ship by way of ramps and then harnessed down for transport.
The container shipping method requires your vehicle be loaded into either a 20 foot or 40 foot container and sealed before harnessed onto the deck of the ship. Check with the Embassy of Malaysia in USA for more information.
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.
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