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Ship Car To Nelson

Published by Joe Webster.

New Zealand (NZL)

Ship Car To Nelson

Car Shipping Nelson

Nelson is a town which is located on the eastern shores of the sunny Tasman Bay and it is by far the cultural as a well economic center of the region. It has been established back in 1841 and it is the second oldest city in the entire country as well as the oldest one in the South Island.

Nelson is bordered with the Tasman District Council to the west and Marlborough District to the east as well as to the southeast.

If you want to transport your vehicle to the country of New Zealand from the USA, you would have to adhere to and abide by quite a lot of regulations and procedures as per New Zealand Customs Authority but working with the right international shipping agent is going to make it rather seamless. Working with A1 Auto Transport service resolves your issues with ease. We have been in the business of shipping vehicles globally and have worked with New Zealand Customs on a regular basis so understand all aspects of logistics.

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Cost & Time Examples For Shipping a Car to Nelson

To/FromGroundOceanEstimated
Time
Nelson to (California port)
to San Jose, CA
$200$32005+26 days
Los Angeles to (California port)
to Nelson
$350$32005+26 days
Nelson to (New York port)
to Boston, MA
$400$40005+33 days
Phoenix, AZ to (California port)
to Nelson
$550$32006+26 days
Nelson to (New York port)
to Detroit, MI
$575$40006+33 days
Nelson to (New York port)
to Chicago, IL
$675$40006+33 days
Atlanta, GA to (New York port)
to Nelson
$700$40006+33 days
Nelson to (California port)
to Denver, CO
$775$32007+26 days
Miami, FL to (New York port)
to Nelson
$925$40007+33 days
Dallas, TX to (California port)
to Nelson
$1,025$32007+26 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.

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*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.

Move Car Nelson

Import your vehicle to Nelson from USA.

In case you are preparing a move to Nelson, New Zealand on a temporary basis or, for that matter, as a returning citizen or you simply want to reside within the country with a residency permit, having your personal vehicle is most certainly going to be beneficial. It is important that the car is allocated the NZTA-approved certificate which ensures that all of the standards of the country are abided by. The inspection is based on a few things which include:

  • Matching the minimal standardization for frontal impact.
  • The odometer should be working accurately.

You or the shipping service is responsible for getting this certification prior to the registration. For more detailed information you might want to check with the New Zealand Transport Agency. It doesn’t have an applicable tariff on the imported cars for personal use and that’s why it is pretty cheap to import a vehicle.

Of course, the rule does not cover motor-homes and they would have to pay a customs duty amounting to 10%. You would also have to pay $30 transaction fee and $17 entrance fee and that’s it. There is, however, a GST – Goods and Service Tax which is applied based on the value of the vehicle as well as insurance and freight charges. The GST is currently at 15% if you are going to move to Nelson on a permanent basis. However, you would also have to provide a lot of documents such as:

  • Returning visa or permit.
  • Valid residence, visa or permit.
  • Australian or NZ passport.
  • Valid working permit.
  • Current visa or permit.
Ship Your Car Nelson

Once the vehicle is in the country, the Ministry of Primary Industries is going to inspect it and once it gets the clearance you would have to get Customs clearance. There are two particular methods of shipping that you can choose – RORO and container shipping. These are both quick and cheap in comparison. However, there are also additional documents that you have to prepare:

  • Passport.
  • Title.
  • Registration.
  • Ocean Bill of Lading.
  • Odometer reading.
  • Commercial invoice.
  • Insurance Invoice.

You can also check the official page of the New Zealand Embassy for further information.

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Joe Webster always knew the auto transport industry would be a great career option. And with decades of experience, Joe is now an established consultant for A1 Auto Transport.

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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